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Why Draw? 500 Years of Drawings and Watercolors at Bowdoin College, May 03, 2017 - September 03, 2017

September 22nd, 2017

by: Michael Miller

  Why Draw? 500 Years of Drawings and Watercolors at Bowdoin College, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, May 03, 2017 - September 03, 2017 Joachim Homann, Curator Catalogue of[...]

A Singer's Notes 138: A Comedy of Tenors at Oldcastle — More on Gore's Prospero

September 20th, 2017

by: Keith Kibler

  A Comedy of Tenors at Oldcastle Peter Langstaff gave us a demonstration of fine and subtle acting, playing two roles, each with its own accent, in[...]

Ups and Downs of the Boston Music Season, mostly Boston Symphony with Andris Nelsons, 2016-2017

September 15th, 2017

by: Charles Warren

  The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 2017 Tanglewood Music Festival, very successful by many reports, has just concluded, with the new season in Boston to begin very s[...]

Festival of Contemporary Music, August 10-14, 2017

September 11th, 2017

by: Larry Wallach

    Thursday, August 10, 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall Kate Soper, soprano (Lewis) TMC Fellows Phyllis Chen - Chimers György Kurtág - Selected songs Nathan Davis - The Sand Reckoner (world premiere) Anthony C[...]

A Singer's Notes 137: The Tempest, at Shakespeare and Company

August 22nd, 2017

by: Keith Kibler

  On Wednesday evening, Nigel Gore's Prospero gave me The Tempest I have been waiting for. First, and not least, his performance was consistent. I have[...]

Jonathon Loy and Brian Garman, Founding Directors of the Berkshire Opera Festival Talk with Michael Miller about the Centerpiece of their Second Season: Richard Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos

August 22nd, 2017

by: Michael Miller

  Two expert and experienced, highly intelligent and sensitive opera-makers, Jonathon Loy, a stage director, and Brian Garman, a conductor, joined forces last year to create[...]

Garrick Ohlsson’s Two Hands: Where the Poles of Romanticism Meet...Schubert and Scriabin at Tanglewood

August 14th, 2017

by: Larry Wallach

  Garrick Ohlsson’s Two Hands: Where the Poles of Romanticism Meet Schubert’s Summer Journey, concert 4 (August 8, 2017 in Ozawa Hall) Schubert: Piano Sonata in A minor, D. [...]

Pierre-Laurent Aimard Programs Birds, Ideas, and Modernist Brilliance

August 8th, 2017

by: Larry Wallach

  Pierre-Laurent Aimard Programs Birds, Ideas, and Modernist Brilliance Thursday July 27: solo piano recital including works by Daquin, Schumann, Ravel, Anderson, Bartok, and Messiaen Saturday July 29:[...]

Sounding the Mysteries: Nature, Music, and the Human Soul

August 5th, 2017

by: Larry Wallach

  Sounding the Mysteries: Nature, Music, and the Human Soul The TMC Orchestra plays music of Britten, Adès, and Sibelius Ozawa Hall, Monday July 24 at 8 pm Britten [...]

The Bard Music Festival 2017: Chopin and His World—a Preview

August 5th, 2017

by: Michael Miller

  The Bard Music Festival 2017: Chopin and his World Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson: Fisher Performing Arts Center and Olin Hall Weekend I: August 11–13: Chopin, the Piano, and Musical Cu[...]