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Pianist Cahill throws a centennial party for Lou Harrison – Apr 07, 2017

The late composer Lou Harrison had a lot of friends, and …

Presentation leaves Brooklyn audience in the dark but Clyne’s music provides illumination – Mar 30, 2017

 As she tells it, composer Anna Clyne once made an exchange …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 29, 2017

If you like your Mitsuko Uchida straight up, you could attend …

Chamber Music Society travels light and heavy in Prokofiev, Lyapunov   – Mar 24, 2017

Although the composing careers of Sergei Prokofiev and Sergei Mikhaylovich Lyapunov …

Salonen’s new Cello Concerto a mixed bag of cool from Ma, Philharmonic – Mar 16, 2017

Two major musical planets aligned Wednesday night in David Geffen Hall, …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 15, 2017

Those fortunate enough to hear the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s performance of …

Nelsons, Boston Symphony shine brightly in new Gubaidulina concerto and “Leningrad” Symphony   – Mar 01, 2017

The Soviet vs. post-Soviet generation gap stretched wide Tuesday night at …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 28, 2017

Don Byron, the eclectic jazz clarinetist whose hit track “Charley’s Prelude” …

Blomstedt, Philharmonic achieve mixed results with Beethoven – Feb 23, 2017

 It is said of long-lived conductors like Pierre Monteux and Leopold …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 16, 2017

A piano recital by Piotr Anderszewski is always an intimate experience, …