Comedy can make for strange – and very entertaining – bedfellows. Larry Murray goes nuts over Seeso, a cheap, ad-free streaming service that is already at the cutting edge of tomorrow.
The legend gives up his baton. Levine will retire at the end of the current season, for health reasons. He will then assume the new position of Music Director Emeritus. The Met responds with further shifting of staff responsibilities.
Busy spring and summer at Mass MoCA includes The National, Luna, Charles Bradley, Rubblebucket, FreshGrass Festival, and Bang on a Can to Headline Summer Season Bursting with Music, Film, and Comedy while Courtyard C transforms into a Jamaican dance hall, and the museum moves to the North Adams airport for outdoor screening of old-school classic.
The musicians perform pieces by Arvo Pärt (Fratres for Cello and Piano and Spiegel im Spiegel for Cello and Piano), Camille Saint-Saëns (Sonata No. 1 in d minor for Violin and Piano), and Felix Mendelssohn (Piano Trio No. 2 in c minor, Opus 66).
With challenging opera and symphonic programs, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute offers many free and affordable tickets for concerts that often reach for the stars.
John Rando updates the classic Gilbert and Sulllivan musical “Pirates of Penzance” with a great cast that includes Kyle Dean Massey (seen here), Scarlett Strallen and Will Swenson.
Bella’s Bartok are music-making extra-ordinaries from Northampton, MA. This six-piece powerhouse melds Bohemian Klezmer-Punk with pop sensibilities into an eminently danceable party with DJ BFG on April 16.