The members of this trio seem to have preternatural access to each other’s musical thoughts.
Nothing sleepy about the playing in the Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax disc; New Hampshire’s Heather Gilligan is a composer to watch.
Many musical organizations around New England are performing their last concerts of the season, so if there’s a group you’ve been wanting to hear, this is a good opportunity.
February feels like the ‘New November’: concerts of real interest during the weekdays and too many great concerts during the weekends.
By Caldwell Titcomb Jordan Hall in Boston was filled to capacity for the January 8 Celebrity Series recital by pianist Emanuel Ax. Now 60 years old, he has long harbored a reputation as a serious and thoughtful musician.
By Caldwell Titcomb Jan. 6,7,8,9,12: The Boston Symphony is led by Ton Koopman (b. 1944), Dutch keyboardist, conductor, and specialist in early music, knighted in 2003 in the Netherlands. With a bow to Haydn, the bicentennial of whose death occurred in 2009, there are two works: Symphony No. 98 in B-flat Major (1792), and Cello […]