Yes, celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday. But what about other, better American composers? – Jul 12, 2018

If you’ve been living in an adjacent galaxy for the past […]

John Oliver 1939-2018 – Apr 12, 2018

John Oliver, founder and longtime conductor of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, […]

Violinist Stefan Jackiw strives to bring out the grit and nostalgia of Charles Ives – Jan 23, 2018

Charles Ives is still a problem. Our current era accepts and […]

Top Ten Performances of 2017 – Dec 19, 2017

1. Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Martha Argerich with Antonio Pappano […]

Critic’s Choice for the 2017-18 season – Aug 21, 2017

The 2017-2018 season will bring new and familiar faces to Boston […]

Spivakov, Moscow Virtuosi mark nearly 40 years of a successful partnership – May 30, 2017

In the late 1970s, the Soviet Union stood at a standstill. […]

Top Ten Performances of 2016 – Dec 18, 2016

1. Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic—Celebrity Series Bostonians were treated to […]

Critic’s Choice for 2016-17 season – Sep 01, 2016

From music by traditional masters to Britten, Adès, Benjamin, and beyond, […]

Shostakovich and flow: Andris Nelsons talks about the Russian composer, and his growing bond with BSO musicians – Mar 23, 2016

The music director’s office in Symphony Hall is a plain, high-ceilinged […]

Bard in Boston: Andris Nelsons talks music and Shakespeare   – Jan 26, 2016

What music suits a Bard best? Beginning Thursday and continuing through […]