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.
The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
In the slow third movement, Mr. Zander, the BPO, and the Symphony seemed to really be in sync: the music breathed, sighed, sang, and unfolded at a natural pace that brought out the best in everybody.
On the whole, then, there’s quite a bit to look forward to in orchestral performances this coming season.
The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra handled Lutosławski’s aleatoric textures with confidence, though the all-important brass interruptions felt more hesitant than decisive, making the work’s narrative quality rather episodic as opposed to smoothly flowing.