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Nelsons, BSO bring exuberance and volume to Messiaen’s epic “Turangalîla” – Apr 12, 2024

Kids and, sometimes, conductors say the darndest things. In a 1980 […]

Tetzlaff & Gerstein explore the radical side of Brahms and others for Celebrity Series – Apr 08, 2024

Arnold Schoenberg thought so highly of Johannes Brahms that he grafted […]

Argento’s magnificent score undone by muddled libretto, uneven singing in Odyssey Opera’s Poe voyage – Apr 06, 2024

Considering the variety and invention of his writing, it’s surprising that […]

A retrospective 2024-25 BSO season will also offer premieres, Mahler and Korngold rarities – Apr 04, 2024

The Boston Symphony Orchestra celebrates Andris Nelsons’ first decade as music […]

In Celebrity Series debut, Isidore Quartet finds meaning in small details – Mar 28, 2024

Not every concert does, or should, offer a moral. And perhaps […]

Bruce Liu brings a remarkable array of nuanced artistry to Boston debut – Mar 24, 2024

It is, or now should be, a truth universally acknowledged that […]

April 12 – Mar 21, 2024

Boston Artists Ensemble Saint-Saëns: “The Swan” from Carnival of the Animals […]

Pichon, H&H find fresh illumination in Beethoven Ninth – Mar 16, 2024

“Thunder is good,” Mark Twain wrote. “Thunder is impressive. But it […]

In impressive BSO return, Elder leads thrilling Dvořák, lackluster premiere – Mar 15, 2024

It’s not unusual for a premiere to be a highlight of […]

Boston Symphony Chamber Players explore rarities from Andriessen to Thorvaldsdottir – Mar 11, 2024

What’s in a name? Up until now, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s […]