Lisa Hirsch

Lisa Hirsch is a technical writer. She studied music at Brandeis and Stony Brook and blogs about classical music and opera at Iron Tongue of Midnight.

Articles By This Author

Janos Gereben, Lisa Hirsch - January 9, 2024

The orchestra’s decision to curtail its acclaimed SoundBox series suggests a more complicated financial situation at the organization.

Lisa Hirsch - December 5, 2023

Errollyn Wallen’s new opera, given its American premiere by Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, extends Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.

Lisa Hirsch - November 20, 2023

Breathing Forests has its local premiere on a mixed program bookended by two Igor Stravinsky works.

Lisa Hirsch - November 7, 2023

Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels’s work is bold and beautiful and couldn’t be timelier.

Lisa Hirsch - October 31, 2023

Opera Parallèle’s latest commission for students of all ages is a worthy work in its own right.

Lisa Hirsch - October 30, 2023

The players are self-effacing in these pieces about spirituality and the natural world.

Lisa Hirsch - October 17, 2023

Eun Sun Kim leads a riveting performance and a cast of standouts, with three principals new to their roles.

Lisa Hirsch - September 26, 2023

The orchestra has added a handful of new musicians to its roster but is still looking to fill some major openings.

Lisa Hirsch - August 29, 2023

Mystery, haunting, and horror dominate a theatrically vivid summer from the company.

Janos Gereben, Lisa Hirsch - July 11, 2023

Contract negotiations between the orchestra and the musicians appear to be stalled.