Tag Archive: Stéphane Denève

The Winter of Our Discontent: Classical Music in Boston 

Andris Nelsons

As everyone in New England knows, this winter was one long slog. But significant musical events actually got to take place, and some of these have been exceptional. But many have been frustrating and disappointing.

Boston’s Fall 2013 Round-Up

Thomas Adès and the BSO chamber players. Photo by Robert Torres.

This year will, as everyone hopes, be the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s last season without a music director — at least for another five years. Andris Nelsons has been signed up, and although he’s conducting only two BSO subscription programs this entire year, he’ll be really and officially taking charge next fall. His photo is already on the cover of the BSO program book, with the title “Music Director Designate.”

Opening Night at SPAC, with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Stéphane Denève, with Garrick Ohlsson, Piano

Saratoga Performaing Arts Center Wednesday, August 1  /  8:00 PM Opening Night The Philadelphia Orchestra Stéphane Denève Conductor Garrick Ohlsson Piano Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1 op. 23, B-Flat minor Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2 op. 27, E minor…
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Classical Music at SPAC: The Philadelphia Orchestra and André-Michel Schub’s Chamber Music Festival

The Saratoga Performing Arts Center presents the Philadelphia Orchestra’s three-week residency in tandem with an outstanding chamber music program directed by André-Michel Schub. I regret that I could not attend a pre=season concert in June, the Buffalo Philharmonic under their…
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