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With a whimsical premiere, Radius Ensemble serves up an enjoyably varied season finale – May 17, 2024

One shouldn’t take program titles too literally. For instance, “Epitome,” Radius […]

Boston Cecilia makes a worthy case for Levin version of Mozart Requiem – May 12, 2024

Genius, Edison told us, is mostly the result of hard work. […]

Celebrity Series brings fireworks, musical riches to 2024-2025 season – May 06, 2024

A visit from the Berliner Philharmoniker, a string of powerhouse recitals, […]

Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers sink in ponderous Berlioz from Nelsons, BSO – May 03, 2024

The combination of Hector Berlioz and William Shakespeare is a match […]

Sandström “Messiah” can’t hold a candle to Handel – Apr 29, 2024

George Frideric Handel’s Messiah isn’t the only oratorio about the life of Christ: […]

Hrůša, Bamberg Symphony deliver a memorable evening of Brahms and Wagner – Apr 24, 2024

There’s nothing like making up for lost time. That, on the […]

June 9 – Apr 22, 2024

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra Adrian Slywotzky, conductor Steven Laven, cellist Vivaldi: […]

Hahn’s luminous Brahms defines the art that conceals art with BSO – Apr 19, 2024

Thursday night’s performance from the Boston Symphony Orchestra and music director […]

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 […]