Some institutions’ offerings aren’t as challenging as they could be, but there’s a healthy balance between the familiar and new.
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
In the six years I’ve now been reviewing for the Fuse, I can honestly say that the 2016-17 season looks to be one of the liveliest in recent memory.
Violinist Yevgeny Kutik delivered a performance of the Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto that mined the piece’s subversive character but never shied away from its extroverted nature.
There’s a powerful attachment to conventional repertoire among the city’s many orchestras, through are there things to look forward to. Here is a guide to what’s coming up.
By Caldwell Titcomb May 1: The month kicks off with an unusual concert celebrating the noted tuba player Kenneth Amis, who joins the MIT Wind Ensemble. Amis will play his own “Concerto for Tuba” (2007), along with the premiere of his “Bell-Tone’s Ring,” and pieces by famous European composers. At MIT’s Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts […]