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
Music Commentary/Preview: 2016 Fall Orchestral Season Overview
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.
Concert Review: Yevgeny Kutik and the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra’s “Russian Portraits”
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.
Classical Music Season Preview 2014-2015: Adhering to the Safe, With Exceptions
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.
Classical Music Sampler: May 2010
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 […]