Reviews

Giacomo Fiore - June 1, 2021

The composer melds oral histories of Jewish life in Warsaw with an improvising chamber ensemble and electronica.

Richard S. Ginell - May 25, 2021

Philip Glass’s hypnotic Les Enfants Terribles gets the full James Darrah treatment on top of a parking garage.

Richard S. Ginell - May 24, 2021

The new disc features intense, three-way musical discussions based on two decades’ worth of Iyer themes.

Richard S. Ginell - May 18, 2021

A four-CD set is the first installment of a planned 23-year project showcasing new commissions for Chase and her flutes.

Ben Kutner - May 17, 2021

Two recent recordings by Icelandic composers bring light to a dark landscape.

Steven Winn - May 17, 2021

The company’s annual Snapshot Festival provided a look at works in development, and also a preview of what the summer festival at the Bruns Amphitheater will be like.

Jim Farber - May 17, 2021

The orchestra’s live performance in front of 4,000 essential workers was an emotional and artistic thrill.

Steven Winn - May 9, 2021

Only a few could witness it live, but the orchestra’s return to Davies was a vibrant reminder of what we’ve been missing.

Ben Kutner - May 8, 2021

Angèle Dubeau’s Immersion highlights the violin’s modern side.

Richard S. Ginell - May 8, 2021

Pianist Karl Larson, a frequent collaborator with the composer, makes the most of these languid, idiosyncratic sketches.