BMOP Celebrates Harbison

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On Sunday afternoon, April 7, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and its conductor Gil Rose gave the last concert of its 2018-19 season, a celebration of the 80th birthday of John Harbison with featured soloists, soprano Dawn Upshaw and violist Marcus Thompson. Ed. Note: We have another review of this concert HERE.    [continued]

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BEMF Stuns in Handel

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In a display of singular flair and expertise, concertmaster Robert Mealy and harpsichordist Avi Stein led the BEMF orchestra of period instruments, soprano Amanda Forsythe and baritone Jesse Blumberg in a stunning performance of Handel’s Apollo e Dafne at the First Church in Cambridge, Congregational Saturday.    [continued]

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Don of a New Era      

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In the wake of #MeToo, Boston Opera Collaborative grappled with how to solve a problem like Mozart’s Don Giovanni, in a run which continues at the Benjamin Franklin Institute through April 6th.    [continued]

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“America/We Need to Talk.”

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Coro Allegro collaborated with Heritage Chorale of New Haven), pianist Darryl Hollister, and an impressive chamber orchestra of freelancers at Sanders Theater on Sunday (3/24). Political and musical statements reached for and achieved moving artistry.    [continued]

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