Performances

Two BSO debuts strike sparks in an evening of Chopin and Mendelssohn – Apr 20, 2018

Every Boston Symphony Orchestra season features conductors and soloists in debut …

Boston Baroque brings a fine cast, period-instrument panache to Beethoven’s “Fidelio” – Apr 14, 2018

Beethoven longed to master everything he could in music, and in …

Brownlee brings high notes and top artistry to Celebrity Series recital – Apr 08, 2018

It was like taking a victory lap after running a marathon.…

Kaufmann makes an impressive Tristan debut with Nelsons, BSO – Apr 06, 2018

Surprisingly, Wagner’s music has been rarely performed in Boston; but that …

BSO’s Widmann premiere bridges Leipzig’s musical past and present – Mar 30, 2018

The current alliance between the Boston Symphony and Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestras …

Takács Quartet brings elegance and electricity to Celebrity Series concert – Mar 24, 2018

If it doesn’t breed contempt, as the saying suggests, familiarity can …

Nelsons, BSO deliver power and precision in Bernstein and Shostakovich rarities – Mar 23, 2018

Andris Nelsons returned to Symphony Hall Thursday night to kick off …

Guerrero leads BSO in Bernstein’s problematic “Kaddish” symphony – Mar 16, 2018

Two months after the assassination of president John F. Kennedy, Leonard …

“Canticle” premiere undone by Boston Cecilia’s rough-edged performance – Mar 12, 2018

While driving across Pennsylvania a few years ago, Kile Smith listened …

With a storm outside, Beilman and Weiss provide musical sustenance – Mar 08, 2018

Benjamin Beilman’s Celebrity Series debut Wednesday night at Pickman Hall proved …