Looking for boldness in a new era at the BSO
On a recent night in Symphony Hall, during the smoldering final pages of Strauss's "Salome," as a young German soprano was addressing her ecstatic cries to the severed head of John the Baptist, I found my ears drawn back repeatedly to the sound of the orchestra itself.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Andris Nelsons emphasizes orchestral friendships and family in BSO's new season
Anticipation ran high on Wednesday, March 5 as Andris Nelsons headlined a live rehearsal and unveiled the upcoming 2014-2015 Boston Symphony Orchestra season.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
The Martha's Vineyard Times
"Music Street" brings sound to schools and shelters
Most year-round Islanders are resolved to the fact that while the summer affords multiple opportunities to enjoy performances by visiting artists, the off-season is a relatively quiet time for the arts.
Sound Bites: Music news with Alan Poole
Their new album, To Be Kind, comes out on May 12. * Tori Amos releases new album Unrepentant Geraldines on May 12, the same day she plays Birmingham's Symphony Hall.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Berkshire Fine Arts
An Incandescent Salome at BSO
Cast: Gun-Brit Barkmin , Jane Henschel , Gerhard Siegel , Evgeny Nikitin , Carlos Osuna , Rene Tatum , David Cangelosi , Alex Richardson , Dominic Armstrong , Jason Ferrante , Walter Fink , Nathan Stark , Michael Meraw , Keith Miller , Ryan Speedo Green , Robert Honeysucker , Abigail Fischer I'd never entered Symphony Hall by the Stage Door before.
Warren Aboard For More Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebrations
Back in November we shared the news that Warren Haynes would once again join orchestras for Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebrations in 2014.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Springfield Campanile restoration effort underway as city officials...
The city launched a $20 million fundraising effort on Friday for restoration of the historic Campanile tower at Court Square, saying the cost is greater than past estimates due to significant deterioration and corrosion over time.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Max Tan and More Play Mozart, Barber and Mahler Tonight
The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will perform Mozart's OVERTURE TO THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO featuring Max Tan on violin, and Mahler's SYMPHONY NO.
New BSO music director details plans for Tanglewood, beyond
The Boston Symphony's incoming music director, Andris Nelsons, has confirmed a major commitment to the orchestra's summer home in Lenox and Stockbridge, announcing his three-week residency in 2015 and a high-profile celebration of the Tanglewood Music Center student academy's 75th anniversary.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Dollhouse and Toy Museum opens new exhibit
The Dollhouse and Toy Museum of Vermont has a new exhibit featuring the decorative tin boxes of Jane Radocchia, a local architect and historian who specializes in restorations of historic houses.
Under The Streetlamp and Gentlemen's Rule Set for PBS-TV...
With their unique style and modern "Rat Pack" persona, UNDER THE STREETLAMP brings the American Radio Songbook to a whole new level in their second television special for PBS.
Philharmonic brings heat to Mozart, Bruckner
A frigid final day of February in Boston needed all the heat it could get, and at Symphony Hall, Benjamin Zander and the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra obliged.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma brings Schumann's concerto to SFS for one night only
Last night in Davies Symphony Hall, cellist Yo-Yo Ma gave a one-night-only performance with the San Francisco Symphony under the baton of Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas .
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Springfield Symphony Orchestra to celebrate music of James Bond films
By all accounts, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra's next pops concert, "Bond and Beyond," is a must-see - and hear - event.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Boston Symphony Orchestra/West Side Story (HD Film) Concert at Symphony Hall here in Boston:
Hi, everybody! I'm here to say that I attended all three of the performances of the recent Boston Symphony Orchestra/ West Side Story concert, and the performances were absolutely fabulous! Since I'd always wanted to see the film West Side Story on Valentine's Day, I finally got my wish! train to the Symphony stop, near Boston Symphony Hall, and ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Concert Announcement: 6/10/2014 Morrissey at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Steven Patrick Morrissey , more recognized by the use of his last name Morrissey will be embarking on a US solo tour this spring.