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March 10 marks the second anniversary of Gov. Charlie Baker's declared "state of emergency," which gave his administration broad authority to …
Berkshire Health Systems staff were treated with a virtual concert of thanks by Yo-Yo Ma.
The Boston Symphony’s summer home returns to the “old normal” this summer after a 2020 pandemic wipeout and a condensed six-week 2021 season.
Stand out on the sidewalk at 1073 Main St., in the village of Housatonic, and you’d never know that inside those walls, the legendary drummer Steve Jordan — lately of The Rolling Stones — may be bashing on his signature hi-hats the size of trash can lids.
There was plenty of electricity in the air this past weekend at Tanglewood, fortunately, not the result of storms but instead sparked by two celebrated instrumentalists — Joshua Bell and Yo-Yo Ma — as well as the Boston Symphony Orchestra debut of a rapidly rising conductor and a memorable appearance by the world’s oldest active living maestro.
Beethoven and Tchaikovsky: the former the most compelling composer of the beginning of the 19th century, the latter the most internationally renowned of the many Russian composers who flourished in the 1860s and 1870s. Their music ranges from uplifting to lyrical, from contemplative to somber. For what is music but a validation and intensification of the full range of human experience.
Classical music critic Andrew L. Pincus believes Saturday night's Tanglewood performance by Leonidas Kavakos, Emanuel Ax and Yo-Yo Ma is better suited for the enclosed Ozawa Hall.
He writes, "What can you do? These three are admirable musicians, both individually and as an ensemble. On the lawn, where the music is amplified, hearing might have been better. From a seat in the center of the Shed, where amplification is a no-no, all a listener could do was strain his ears and think: next year, next year …"
LENOX — Through 23 years of good times, pandemic times, triumphs and setbacks, Boston Symphony Orchestra President and CEO Mark Volpe has stee…
EGREMONT — Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax will play an in-person benefit concert next month to benefit Greenagers, calling the youth-…
Attendance at Tanglewood will be capped at 9,000 this summer, in accordance with regulations approved Thursday by the Tri-Town Health Department.