Performances

Nexus hits the classics with a romantic spirit in Rockport – Jun 05, 2016

 The percussion ensemble Nexus demonstrated again Saturday night why it is …

Guerilla Opera’s “Beowulf” probes an ancient hero’s modern dilemma – May 22, 2016

Did Beowulf have post-traumatic stress syndrome?  Did thunderstorms make the sword-swinging …

Nonken, Sound Icon reveal Grisey work as a modern masterpiece – May 20, 2016

Pianist Marilyn Nonken joined Sound Icon in a program of new …

Boston Pops serves up an evening of familiar and rare Gershwin – May 19, 2016

The Boston Pops’ “Gershwin Celebration” emphasized the composer’s songwriting Wednesday night …

Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra wraps season in riveting style – May 09, 2016

Four years ago, Benjamin Zander founded the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, …

Ludovico Ensemble closes season with two sensitive premieres – May 03, 2016

After a hiatus, the Ludovico Ensemble returned to action this season …

Ax plays Beethoven with insight and the long view – May 02, 2016

Take an athlete’s reflexes, a singer’s way with a phrase, and …

New England Philharmonic closes season with two premieres – May 01, 2016

 The New England Philharmonic has a fine reputation for adventurous programming …

H&H brings verve and expressive depth to Handel’s “Saul” – Apr 30, 2016

Nothing much “happens” in Handel’s biblical oratorio Saul.

Not much happens …

Susan Graham brings finely tuned artistry to Celebrity Series recital – Apr 30, 2016

The music may be beautiful, but the words stir contemporary controversy.…