Monthly Archives: August 2013

Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra offers a stellar performance on a perfect Sunday afternoon

Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Christoph Von Dohnanyi, conducting; Emanuel Ax, piano Sunday afternoon, August 18, 2013 Reviewed by Lesley Ann Beck   Mozart and Mahler were performed with panache and passion last Sunday when the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, led … Continue reading

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Olympia Dukakis blazes through Bertolt Brechts Mother Courage and Her Children at Shakespeare & Company

Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht Directed by Tony Simotes Shakespeare & Company, Tina Packer Playhouse, July 26 through August 25, 2013 Reviewed by Lesley Ann Beck Olympia Dukakis fully inhabits the title character in Mother Courage and … Continue reading

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra performs Verdis magnificent Requiem Mass at Tanglewood

  Reviewed by Lesley Ann Beck Requiem Mass by Guiseppe Verdi Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Festival Chorus conducted by Carlo Montanaro with soloists Kristine Opolais, Lioba Braun, Dmytro Popov, and Eric Owens Koussevitzky Music Shed, Saturday, July 27 [Lenox, … Continue reading

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