by Leslie Kandell
A Daily Gazette arts blog
Leslie Kandell covers music in the Berkshires
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Attending his Tanglewood concerts is not a requirement for feeling the James Taylor Effect.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
A quick review of "Music from the Cosmopolitan Court of Henry VIII," an Aston Magna concert for four violas da gamba and tenor in Great Barrington.
Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010
You can count on Richard Flanagan to liven things up at Tanglewood.
Monday, Aug. 23, 2010
A glowing 2003 review of Jennifer Higdon hinted that she was on the way to greater things.
Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010
Whoever needs a score should use one for the entire program. Otherwise it looks to the audience as if the soloist hasn’t quite learned everything, or considers one piece more worth taking time to memorize than another.
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010
The creamy-voiced soprano Emalie Savoy impressed in "Ariadne auf Naxos."
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Part rock band and part amplified chamber group, Bang on a Can was hatched in New York's East Village in 1987.
Monday, July 19, 2010
Elegant music and art combine in the Aston Magna early music series in Great Barrington.
Friday, July 16, 2010
In his fascinating talk to donors Thursday, John Oliver, the founder and director of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, gave a rare glimpse of his Wisconsin childhood, and prodigal talents at singing and piano.
Monday, July 5, 2010
Tanglewood can't be faulted for presenting three non-classical hugely-attended James Taylor/Carole King concerts over the July 4th weekend.