Performances

Takács Quartet launches Bartók cycle with warmly moulded performance – Mar 21, 2014

When you think about Bartók’s string quartets, lyricism and rich sonorities…

Mehta, Israel Philharmonic serve Bruckner’s Eighth straight up – Mar 20, 2014

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and its maestro-since-forever Zubin Mehta painted Anton…

Kissin delivers the Romantic thunder for the Celebrity Series – Mar 17, 2014

After Evgeny Kissin’s piano recital Sunday afternoon, presented by Celebrity Series…

A fine cast does justice to an unjust world in BLO’s “Rigoletto” – Mar 15, 2014

There may be no more vexing story in Verdi’s oeuvre than

Handel and Haydn Society points up musical contrasts with Bach and Byrd – Mar 15, 2014

The Bach and Byrd” program presented by the Handel and Haydn…

Bronfman launches BSO Beethoven series with style, élan – Mar 14, 2014

So, why is there a mini-festival of Beethoven piano concertos going…

Dessay brings her Gallic art to wide-ranging song recital – Mar 09, 2014

In the last few years, soprano Natalie Dessay has begun to…

A Far Cry gets up close and personal at Jordan Hall – Mar 08, 2014

Its name notwithstanding, the chamber ensemble A Far Cry listened to…

Irish Baroque Orchestra serves up delightful rarities at Rockport – Mar 08, 2014

The Irish Baroque Orchestra makes a wonderful case for little-known repertoire.…

Nelsons, BSO and Barkmin strike sparks in vivid “Salome” – Mar 07, 2014

It was mildly disappointing to look in the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s…