More than 100 dance and social activism organizations will descend on Harvard Square as part of Dance for World Community, an event presented by José Mateo Ballet Theatre, in an effort to enact change.
This month’s Deutsche Grammophon release, with Shostakovich’s Symphonies No. 5, 8, 9, along with excerpts from the incidental music to “Hamlet,” was recorded at Symphony Hall during the 2015-’16 season.
Staged by Guerilla Opera, the contemporary retelling centers on a veteran doctor named Beowulf suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, who is caring for a deteriorating, challenging mother in her last days.
The Austrian composer comes to Boston for multiple lectures, coaching sessions and performances of his music all over town, from the BU campus to the Institute of Contemporary Art to Symphony Hall.
The set design served as a confusing distraction to the artistry displayed in the incredible score, brilliant playing in the pit and solid cast of singers interpreting the roles.
The weeklong festival deviates from the line-up typically presented with alternative acts like contralto artist My Brightest Diamond, Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche and the vocal duo Sudacas.
of alternative acts — at least alternative to what the Celebrity Series typically presents —
The Boston Classical Orchestra went under in January, but its key players are moving on with the newly formed Bach, Beethoven & Brahms Society. Its debut concert is on March 6.
A new production from Le Laboratoire, “Switch,” takes a comic look at the artist’s struggle, paying homage to great musical and literary figures from Mozart to Campbell.
Morrison, known for her multimedia stagings like “Labyrinth” and interest in contemporary composers, says that we’ve reached a turning point in opera. “New work is really viable. It’s exciting and it’s connecting with a younger audience.”
Homer’s “Odyssey” provides the framework for “Penelope,” a rich tale of recognition, healing and the passage of time that will be staged at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on Thursday, Dec. 3.