The Dalí Quartet’s Maverick Concerts debut on Sunday afternoon, with pieces exclusively from the Latino repertoire including an in-depth exploration of two works from the mid-century, delighted from start to finish.
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The masterful duo of cellist Hai-Ye Ni and pianist Xun Pan, brought well-honed skills to welcome fare to Williams Hall on Monday in the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts series.
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Psychopomp Ensemble, duo pianists Xiaopei Xu and Chi Wei Lo, shared a plethora of musical styles with Saturday night’s hugely enthusiastic Foundation of Chinese Performing Arts audience.
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Tanglewood Sunday afternoons shine as social affairs. This one was up to par, starting with charmingly tongue-tied opening remarks by Andris Nelsons, who compensated in spontaneity for what he lacked in eloquence, as he conveyed the importance of rain “for the vegetables” to the lawn throngs, just as the first drops of un-forecast rain began
Early quartets of Haydn and Schoenberg alongside the premiere of a collaborative commission from Deak-Espaillat wanted rapt attention last night as Newburyport Chamber Music Festival Artists provided high-caliber performances at St. Paul’s Church.
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The young and starry-eyed cohort ― likely boosted by the fan club of the star pianist Seong-Jin Cho ― noticeably reduced the average age of the audience in the Shed on Saturday night. Susanna Mälkki, the worldly chief conductor of Helsinki Philharmonic, took the stand.
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Hao Rao opened the 2023 concert series of the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts to a packed Williams Hall this Thursday, excelling in his all-Chopin recital, comprising not only all four ballades, but also other of the master’s fireworks before encoring with jaw-dropping mastery in Horowitz’s Carmen Fantasy.
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Blending works by Paul Ben Haim, Beethoven, Matan Porat, and Mendelssohn, the Ariel Quartet demonstrated its prowess at Kehillath Israel in Brookline last night.
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The Verona Quartet made its Maverick debut on Sunday, with “Italian Adventures,” a programmatic deviation (but not really!) from the Latino emphasis in the rest of the season. This adventure took us to present-day Italy and the origins of Latino—the word and the culture—i.e., Latin, the ancient language that dominated the world throughout the Roman
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Peruvian pianist Priscila Navarro lit up the night on Saturday at Maverick with a solo recital of ferociously demanding works from the Latino repertoire of the past and the present.
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Inmo Yang’s great performances of Debussy, Janacek, and Franck with pianist Yun Janice Lu at Williams Hall yesterday left an indelible mark on the hearts of all.
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Four women from different parts of the world and different cultures, who have been widely successful in getting their music performed, were featured at the Festival of Contemporary Music last week.
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Held together by a most intriguing common element in the slightly recherché playlist, Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival delivered in grand style on Tuesday.
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Christopher Wilkins curated and conducted Boston Landmarks Orchestra’s “The Symphonic Legacy of Black American Women” last Wednesday, placing this repertoire within a rich musical community.
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The Woodstock forest rang with glorious music as Manhattan Chamber Players harnessed the Maverick for an irresistible ride.
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The innovative and creative chamber orchestra offered the final concert of Classical Newport’s 54th acclaimed summer festival, as the 15 players produced an enormously rich and lush sound in the resonant acoustic of The Breakers of Sunday.
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The Boston (Summer) Festival Orchestra’s “Promenade” featured the world premiere of the three-year-old group’s first commission, the engaging Forbidden Dances by the young Afghani composer-pianist-conductor Arson Fahim.
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