This summer's highlights include Tanglewood, the Rockport Chamber Music Festival and the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival.
The principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra makes his second return to Boston with a program of mostly unusual repertoire, including several pieces apparently never performed by the BSO.
The Boston Classical Orchestra folds its tent after 34 years. Will another group take its place?
Keith Power’s choices for the season -- from orchestras and operas to contemporary music concerts and ballets.
Christopher Lydon spoke with Gunther Schuller in a two-part interview last spring.
Gunther Schuller -- a leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing classical music and jazz died Sunday morning. He is a former head of the New England Conservatory and...
From the Berkshires to both Capes and even Vermont and New Hampshire, New England’s adventurous classical programs are a reason to gas up the car this summer.
Despite the money put into it and Matthew Aucoin's intense efforts, "Crossing," developed by the A.R.T. at the Schubert Theatre, did not reach its full maturity, says Lloyd Schwartz.
Matthew Aucoin's opera is richly detailed, psychologically nuanced and philosophically provocative, says Ed Siegel.
This April, Benjamin Zander, music director of the Boston Philharmonic, steps into the world of Wagner and the young director continues to settle in to the BSO with a program...
Premiering March 26 at Symphony Hall, Michael Gandolfi's organ concerto, "Ascending Light," remembers the tragedy of the Armenian genocide and pays tribute to the BSO's late organist Berj Zamkochian.
The Celebrity Series of Boston is taking on a curatorial role as it bring artists with different influences than their typical off-the-top-shelf performers with the Stave Sessions, from March 15-21...
Jonas Tarm and National Coalition Against Censorship cry foul. New York group claims he didn't explain why he was using a Nazi anthem in his piece.
From the greatest concert halls in the world to the neighborhoods of Cambridge, Yo-Yo Ma has been transforming the nature of music-making for 15 years. His Silk Road Ensemble will...
Tackling a diverse range of repertoire, the Calder Quartet returns home to Jordan Hall in their Celebrity Series debut.
Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski is unable to conduct the Boston Symphony Orchestra this week. Stefan Asbury will conduct the American premiere of a Harrison Birtwistle piece with pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard,...
The Boston premiere of "Defiant Requiem," a mixed media event that honors victims at the Nazi camp in Terezin, will be performed at Symphony Hall on Jan. 27.
Andris Nelsons leads two more concerts for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz takes a listen.
Big-box historical CD sets were something to celebrate this year, but new classical sounds define where classical music might be going.
While Andris Nelsons arrival as the new music director of the BSO was the biggest classical music news of the year, music critic Lloyd Schwartz says François-Xavier Roth's American debut...