Last weekend was an excellent one for Harvard, musically speaking. Among the least-advertised but most pleasurable events was a free
Fiction: in 1931, the President creates a scandal by running off with a secretary. Fact: in 1998-99, a scandal develops
GARRICK OHLSSON Symphony Hall BankBoston Celebrity Series Sunday, November 1,1998 On Sunday, renowned Chopin interpreter Garrick Ohlsson delivered the second
Directed by Jonno Deily-Swearingen '98 Produced by Tim Yu, Hsuan Hsu '98 and Susan Deily-Swearingen At Leverett Old Library Through
Even before the curtain went up, the Boston Conservatory's "Die Fledermaus," at the Emerson Majestic, offered a visual treat. Because
In an era rife with up-and-coming virtuoso pianists, Awadagin Pratt stands out. Frequently pegged as the Glenn Gould of our
"Let no one say we chose a middle-of-the-road player." So said one of the judges of the 1992 Naumburg International
The MSO opened promisingly last Friday under a new conductor. Succeeding David Commanday, Robert Lehmann brings to the ensemble a
Plutarch relates how, during a 53 B.C. performance of the Bacchae, the victorious Parthian general Sillaces approached the stage, carrying
As Kathryn Walker is quick to admit, "staging Greek tragedy can be very hard to pull off." The 1997 Visiting
Last Sunday Maurizio Pollini pleased a packed Symphony Hall with a program of Chopin and Debussy that can only be
To conclude this year's season, the BankBoston Celebrity Series served up one long dessert of a concert: pianist Richard Goode
When the curtain went up on the Boston Lyric Opera's "L'Elisir d'Amore," everyone was amazed. The lighting evoked Bellini's "The
I n a recent New Yorker review, Anthony Lane describes the movie Crash as "bare-assed philosophy." NPR commentator David Sedaris'
To begin a concert that was most remarkable for its many fine solos, the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra performed Rimsky-Korsakov's "Capriccio Espagnol,"