Arts Fuse Reviews

CD reviews of Franz Schmidt’s Symphony no. 2 (Sony Classical) and Mendelssohn’s Complete Symphonies (Deutsche Grammophon). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 July 2017.

CD reviews of Alice Coote’s Mahler (Pentatone) and Honegger’s Le roi David (Mirare). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 10 July 2017.

CD reviews of “Op. 2” (RCA Red Seal) and Faust/Melnikov’s Faure et al. (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 July 2017.

CD reviews of the Heath Quartet playing Bartok (Harmonia mundi) and Natalie Dessay’s Schubert (Sony Classical). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 June 2017.

CD reviews of Andris Nelsons conducting Brahms (BSO Classics) and Christian Gerhaher singing Brahms (Sony Classical). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 19 June 2017.

CD reviews of Andris Nelsons conducting Bruckner (Deutsche Grammophon) and Andrew Manze’s Vaughan Williams, vol. 2 (Onyx). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 June 2017.

CD reviews of the Emerson Quartet playing Britten and Purcell (Deutsche Grammophon), and Simone Dinnerstein’s Mozart in Havana (Sony Classical). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 June 2017.

CD reviews of the Iceland Symphony’s Recurrence and ACME Ensemble’s Thrive on Routine (Sono Luminus). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 15 June 2017.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #15: George Whitefield Chadwick’s “Symphonic Sketches.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 14 June 2017.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #14: Edward Elgar’s “Sea Pictures.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 June 2017.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #13: Samuel Barber’s Piano Concerto. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 31 May 2017.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #12: Ellen Taafe Zwilich’s Violin Concerto. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 May 2017.

Concert review of Chorus pro Musica’s Of Thee I Sing. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 19 May 2017.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #11: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Antar. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 12 May 2017.

Concert review of Boston Lyric Opera’s Le Nozze di Figaro. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 May 2017.

Concert review of New England Philharmonic’s A Fanfare and Fireworks. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 30 April 2017.

Concert review of Anne-Sophie Mutter playing Tchaikovsky and Takemitsu. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 April 2017.

Concert review of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra playing Mahler. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 April 2017.

Concert review of Andris Nelsons conducting Mozart and Bruckner. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 18 April 2017.

Concert review of Roomful of Teeth and A Far Cry at Sanders Theater. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 April 2017.

Concert review of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass at the Boston Conservatory Theater. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 13 April 2017.

Commentary: Thoughts on the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 2017-18 Season. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 April 2017.

CD reviews of The Crossing’s Seven Responses (Innova) and Antoine Tamestit’s Bel canto (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 April 2017.

CD reviews of The Romantic Piano Concerto, vol. 70 (Hyperion) and Brahms String Quintets (Pentatone). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 April 2017.

CD reviews of Andrew Manze and the NDR Radiophilharmonie playing Mendelssohn (Pentatone) and Charles Wuorinen’s Eighth Symphony (Bridge Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 31 March 2017.

CD reviews of Philip Glass Piano Works (Deutsche Grammophon) and Natalie Dessay’s Pictures of America (Sony Classical). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 30 March 2017.

Concert review of Grand Harmonie’s March Madness. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 March 2017.

CD reviews of Vasily Petrenko’s Elgar (Onyx) and Andres Orozco-Estrada’s Dvorak (Pentatone). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 March 2017.

Preview of Grand Harmonie’s March Madness. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 23 March 2017.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony playing Sibelius and Busoni. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 13 March 2017.

Commentary: New England Philharmonic at 40. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 March 2017.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony playing Gubaidulina and Shostakovich. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 March 2017.

Concert review of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s “Glass Works.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 February 2017.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony playing Ravel, Benjamin, and Berlioz. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 13 February 2017.

CD reviews of Dennis Kozhukhin playing Brahms (Pentatone) and Emmanuelle Bertrand playing Saint-Saens (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 6 February 2017.

CD reviews of the Vienna Philharmonic’s 2017 New Year’s Concert (Sony Classical) and Previn plays Previn (Terezin Music Foundation). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 5 February 2017.

CD reviews of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s American Muse (BMOP/Sound) and Johannes Moser playing Elgar and Tchaikovsky (Pentatone). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 February 2017.

CD reviews of Shai Wosner’s Haydn/Ligeti (Onyx) and Justin Taylor’s La famille Forqueray (Alpha Classics). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 3 February 2017.

CD reviews of Odyssey Opera’s Zanetto (Odyssey Opera) and Virgil Thomson’s Four Saints in Three Acts (BMOP/Sound). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 24 January 2017.

CD reviews of Ken Thomson’s Restless (Cantaloupe) and Ginastera 100 (Oberlin). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 23 January 2017.

CD reviews of the Jerusalem Quartet playing Bartok and the Heath Quartet playing Tchaikovsky. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 January 2017.

Interview with Adam Schoenberg. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 January 2017.

Concert review of Cameron Carpenter playing Barber, Riley, and Elgar. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 14 January 2017.

Commentary: Notable classical recordings of 2016. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 December 2016.

Commentary: Notable classical performances of 2016. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 December 2016.

CD reviews of new recordings of music by Mason Bates: Mothership (BMOP/Sound), Works for Orchestra (SFS Media), and Anthology of Fantastic Zoology (CSO Resound). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 December 2016.

CD reviews of Mitsuki Uchida playing Mozart (Decca), Seong-Jin Cho playing Chopin (Deutsche Grammophon), and Sarah Beth Briggs performing Gal & Mozart (Avie Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 15 December 2016.

Concert review of Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic at Symphony Hall. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 13 November 2016.

Concert review of Thomas Ades conducting Britten, Sibelius, and Ades. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 November 2016.

Concert review of Grand Harmonie’s Gods and Mortals. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 November 2016.

Preview of Grand Harmonie’s Gods and Mortals. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 November 2016.

CD reviews: Pablo Heras-Casado conducts Tchaikovsky, Isabelle Faust plays Mozart (Harmonia mundi), and Marek Janowski conducts Wagner (Pentatone). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 26 October 2016.

Concert review: Boston Philharmonic plays Auerbach, Rachmaninoff, and Tchaikovsky. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 24 October 2016.

Book review: Virgil Thomson’s The State of Music & Other Writings (Library of America). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 12 October 2016.

Concert review: Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s “American Masters.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 October 2016.

Concert review: Boston Symphony Orchestra plays Widmann and Brahms. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 October 2016.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #10: Mark-Anthony Turnage’s “Frieze.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 October 2016.

Interview with Jörg Widmann. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 3 October 2016.

CD reviews: Dvorak’s Symphonic Variations and Slavonic Rhapsodies (Pentatone), The Lost Songs of St. Kilda (Decca), Harmonie Ensemble plays Gershwin (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 October 2016.

Concert review: Calixto Bieito’s Carmen at Boston Lyric Opera. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 September 2016.

Concert review: Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Gala Opening Night. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 September 2016.

CD review: Radius Ensemble’s Fresh Paint. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 September 2016.

Concert review: Odyssey Opera’s Dimitrij. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 19 September 2016.

Preview of Odyssey Opera’s Dimitrij. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 September 2016.

CD reviews: Leonidas Kavakos’ Virtuoso (Decca), Daniel Harding conducts Rameau and Berlioz (Harmonia mundi), and Ballet music by Roussel et al. (Pentatone). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 31 August 2016.

CD reviews: Kristian Bezuidenhout plays Mozart (Harmonia mundi), Arabella Steinbacher’s Fantasies (Pentatone), and Maya Beiser’s TranceClassical (Innova). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 30 August 2016.

CD review: Chiara String Quartet’s Bartok by Heart (Azica Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 August 2016.

CD reviews: Jan Vogler’s Tchaikovsky (Sony Classical), Benjamin Beilman’s Spectrum (Warner Classics), and Elgar’s Piano Quintet (Avie Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 18 July 2016.

CD review: New York Philharmonic plays Christopher Rouse (DaCapo). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 15 July 2016.

Book reviewFranz Liszt: Musician, Celebrity, Superstar (Yale University Press). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 14 July 2016.

Commentary: The Boston Globe Cleans House. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 June 2016.

CD reviews: Jean-Guihen Queyras’ Schumann (Harmonia mundi), the Naughton’s Visions (Warner Classics), and Janowski’s Ring Cycle (Pentatone). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 14 June 2016.

CD reviews: Ensemble Pygmalion’s Rhinemaidens (Harmonia mundi), Johann Strauss’ Der Zigeunerbaron (Pentatone), and Aurora Orchestra’s Introit (Decca). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 12 June 2016.

CD reviewUnder Stalin’s Shadow, vol. 2 (Deutsche Grammophon). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 May 2016.

Concert review: A Far Cry’s “All-American” season finale. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 May 2016.

Preview of Grand Harmonie’s Brass Menagerie. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 23 May 2016.

CD review: Michael Nicolas’ Transitions (Sono Luminus). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 23 May 2016.

Feature: Longy School of Music at Bard College – Going Strong at 100. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 May 2016.

CD reviews: Paul Lewis and Trio Wanderer play Brahms (Harmonia mundi), Barbara Hannigan sings Hans Abrahamsen (Winter & Winter). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 19 May 2016.

CD review: John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles (Pentatone). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 May 2016.

Concert review: Radius Ensemble plays Zhurbin, Harbison, and Schubert. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 May 2016.

Concert review: Boston Symphony Orchestra Season Finale. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 April 2016.

CD and concert reviews: Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting Beethoven (Sony Classical) and Bernard Haitink conducting Mahler. Published in Arts Fuse (www.artsfuse.org), 23 April 2016.

CD reviews: Dvorak Overtures (Pentatone) and Dawn to Dust (Reference Recordings). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 April 2016.

Concert review: Handel & Haydn Society play Mozart and Beethoven. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 12 April 2016.

Concert review: Boston Symphony Orchestra plays Kancheli, Rachmaninoff, and Shostakovich. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 March 2016.

Concert review: Boston Musica Viva’s Family Concert. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 March 2016.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #9: Amy Beach’s “Gaelic” Symphony. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 10 March 2016.

Concert review: Charles Dutoit conducts Ravel and Javier Perianes plays Manuel de Falla. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 8 March 2016.

CD review: Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky from MusicAeterna (Sony Classical). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 March 2016.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #8: Sibelius’s “Night Ride and Sunrise.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 5 March 2016.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #7: Christopher Rouse’s “Phantasmata.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 3 March 2016.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #6: Mendelssohn’s “Die erste Walpurgisnacht.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 March 2016.

Concert review: Boston Philharmonic at Sanders Theater. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 February 2016.

CD reviews: Handel’s Water Music (Harmonia mundi) and the Vienna Philharmonic’s 2016 New Year’s Concert. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 February 2016.

Concert review: The Bard in Boston – Part 3. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 February 2016.

Preview of George Tsontakis’ Sonnets. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 February 2016.

Concert review: The Bard in Boston – Part 2. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 February 2016.

Concert review: The Bard in Boston – Part 1. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 February 2016.

CD reviews of Emmanuelle Bertrand playing Dutilleux, Pablo Heras-Casado conducting Mendelssohn, and Amanda Forsythe singing Handel. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 26 January 2016.

Concert review: Daniele Gatti and the Orchestre National de France at Symphony Hall. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 January 2016.

Commentary: 2016 Orchestral Winter/Spring Preview. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 10 January 2016.

Commentary“Boulez est mort.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 8 January 2016.

CD review of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no. 3 and Mass in C (SFS Media) and Karen Gottlieb’s Music for Harp (Innova). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 January 2016.

Commentary: Kurt Masur (1927-2015). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 3 January 2016.

CD review of Manfred Honeck conducting Beethoven Symphonies nos. 5 and 7 (Reference Recordings). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 December 2015.

Commentary: Notable classical performances of 2015. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 December 2015.

Commentary: Notable classical recordings of 2015. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 5 December 2015.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony playing Haydn, Bartok, and Tchaikovsky. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 December 2015.

Concert review of BMOP’s Gunther Schuller Memorial. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 November 2015.

Concert review of Isabelle Faust playing Berg. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 November 2015.

Concert review of the Boston Philharmonic playing Wagner at Sanders Theater. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 November 2015.

CD review of Jonas Kaufmann singing Puccini (Sony Classical). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 November 2015.

Concert review of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at Symphony Hall. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 3 November 2015.

CD review of Elizabeth Watts singing Scarlatti (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 October 2015.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #5: Leonard Bernstein’s “Songfest.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 19 October 2015.

Concert review of Richard Strauss’s Elektra at Symphony Hall. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 19 October 2015.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #4: James MacMillan’s “Tryst.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 October 2015.

CD reviews: Daniil Trifonov plays Rachmaninov (Deutsche Grammophon) and Michael Lewin performs Debussy (Sono Luminus). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 14 October 2015.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #3: Karl Amadeus Hartmann’s Symphony no. 6. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 October 2015.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #2: Anna Clyne’s “Night Ferry.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 5 October 2015.

Concert review of Andris Nelsons conducting Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 October 2015.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire #1: Saint-Saens’ Symphony in E-flat. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 30 September 2015.

CommentaryRethinking the Repertoire: an Introduction. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 September 2015.

CD review of Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields (Cantaloupe). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 September 2015.

CD review of Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov playing Brahms et al. (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 September 2015.

Commentary: Orchestral 2015-16 Fall Season Preview. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 24 September 2015.

Concert review of Odyssey Opera’s Le Cid. Published in Arts Fuse  (artsfuse.org), 20 September 2015.

Commentary: Kapellmeister Nelsons. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 10 September 2015.

CD reviews of Renee Fleming and the Emerson Quartet playing Berg, Wellesz, and Zeisl (Decca) and the Jerusalem Quartet playing Beethoven (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 August 2015.

CD reviews of Vadim Kholodenko playing Grieg and Saint-Saens and Javier Perianes playing Grieg (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 August 2015.

CD reviews of John Adams’ Absolute Jest (SFS Media) and Alexander Melnikov playing Schumann (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 August 2015.

Concert review of the Monadnock String Quartet (in Trio Form). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 5 August 2015.

CD reviews of James MacMillan conducting Vaughan Williams, MacMillan, and Britten (Harmonia mundi) and MacMillan’s Clemency (Bis). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 30 July 2015.

CD reviews of Andris Nelsons conducting Shostakovich (Deutsche Gramophon) and James Brawn playing Beethoven (MSR Classics). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 July 2015.

CD reviews of Isabelle Faust playing Schumann and the Dmitri Ensemble playing Shostakovich (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 July 2015.

Concert review of Powder Her Face at the Boston Conservatory Theater. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 June 2015.

Concert reviews of Odyssey Opera’s “The British Invasion” (First Wave). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 June 2015.

CD review/commentary of symphonic recordings by the Boston Symphony and Boston Modern Orchestra Project. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 19 May 2015

Commentary/preview of Andris Nelsons’ first season in Boston and the 2015-16 BSO season. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 18 May 2015.

Preview of Odyssey Opera’s “The British Invasion.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 May 2015.

Concert review of Radius Ensemble’s “Insight.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 May 2015.

Concert review of Andris Nelsons conducting Schuller, Mozart, and Strauss. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 April 2015.

Concert reveiw of Christian Tetzlaff playing Beethoven with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 6 April 2015.

Concert review of Andris Nelsons conducting Gandolfi and Mahler. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 March 2015.

CD review of Simone Dinnerstein playing Ravel, Lasser, and Gershwin (Sony Classical). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 19 March 2015.

Concert review of Boston Lyric Opera’s Kátya Kabanová. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 18 March 2015.

Concert review of Julia Fischer playing Brahms with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 March 2015.

CD review of Andris Nelsons conducting Wagner and Sibelius (BSO Classics). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 February 2015.

CD reviews of Hindemith Sonatas, Gloria Cheng’s Montage, Ensemble Epomeo playing Schnittke et al., and chamber music by Vittorio Giannini. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 February 2015.

Concert review of Ken-David Masur and Stefan Asbury conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 15 February 2015.

Concert review of Asher Fisch conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 February 2015.

Concert review of Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra’s “Russian Portraits.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 10 January 2015.

CD review of Seattle Opera’s Der Ring des Nibelungen (Avie Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 5 January 2015.

Commentary: Notable Classical Music Performances of 2014. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 24 December 2014.

Commentary: Notable Classical Recordings of 2014. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 24 December 2014.

Interview with Tim Page on the Virgil Thomson: Music Chronicles, 1940-54. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 December 2014.

CD review of the San Francisco Symphony’s “Masterpieces in Miniature” (SFS Media). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 November 2014.

Concert review of Boston Lyric Opera’s “The Love Potion.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 November 2014.

Concert review of Michael Tilson Thomas conducting the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 18 November 2014.

Concert review of Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra with Hakan Hardenberger. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 November 2014.

Concert review of the New England Philharmonic’s “Shall we Dance?” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 October 2014.

Commentary: “I’ve neither seen nor heard it, but I don’t like it. (And neither should you.)” The Death of Klinghoffer Meets the Know-Nothing Protest. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 23 October, 2014.

Concert review of Thierry Fischer conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 October 2014.

Concert review of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s “Surround Sound.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 15 October 2014.

Concert review of Andris Nelsons conducting Beethoven, Bartok, and Tchaikovsky. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 October 2014.

Concert review of Andris Nelsons conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 September 2014.

Concert review of Odyssey Opera’s Die tote Stadt. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 15 September 2014.

Preview of the Worcester Chamber Music Society’s 2014-15 season. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 8 September 2014.

CD reviews of the Camerata Pacifica playing John Harbison and Beethoven’s complete music for cello and piano (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 8 September 2014.

Commentary: The Mess at the Met – …curtain!. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 August 2014.

Concert review of Monadnock Music’s season finale. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 18 August 2014.

Commentary: Closing Thoughts on the Discovery Ensemble. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 August 2014.

Commentary: The Mess at the Met. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 July 2014.

Concert review of Joshua Bell and Andris Nelsons at Tanglewood. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 July 2014.

Concert review of Opening Night at Monadnock Music. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 14 July 2014.

CD review of Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story (SFS Media). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 July 2014.

CD reviews of Mozart’s “Haydn” Quartets, James Gaffigan conducting Dvorak (Harmonia mundi), and James Brawn’s Beethoven Odyssey 3 (MSR Classics). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 July 2014.

Concert review of Commonwealth Lyric Theater’s Mozart and Salieri. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 13 June 2014.

Preview of Commonwealth Lyric Theater’s Mozart and Salieri. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 June 2014.

CD reviews of John Adams’ City Noir (Nonesuch) and Howard Hersh’s Angels & Watermarks. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 May 2014.

Concert review of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s “A Fine Centenary.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 18 May 2014.

CD reviews of James Brawn’s Beethoven Odyssey (volumes 1 and 2) and “In Recital” (MSR Classics). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 12 May 2014.

Concert review of Charles Dutoit conducting Mozart and Mahler. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 18 April 2014.

Concert review of the Winsor Music Chamber Series at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brookline. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 18 April 2014.

Concert review of the Discovery Ensemble/Courtney Lewis. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 April 2014.

CD reviews of Jon Nakamatsu playing Schumann, Bach’s “Brandenburg” Concertos, and Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 15 April 2014.

CD reviews of Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ, Mozart/Bach Adagios and Fugues (Harmonia mundi), and Mahler’s Symphony no. 2 (Avie Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 14 April 2014.

CD reviews of music by Milton Babbitt and George Antheil (BMOP/Sound) and Chris Wild’s Abhanden (Navonna Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 April 2014.

Concert review of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Symphony Hall. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 March 2014.

Commentary: The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 2014-15 Season Announcement. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 March 2014.

Concert review of Andris Nelsons conducting Salome. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 8 March 2014.

Concert review of the Nicolas Altstaed and the Discovery Ensemble. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 March 2014.

Concert review of Bernard Haitink conducting music by Steven Stucky, Schumann, and Brahms. Published in Arts Fuse (arts fuse.org), 10 February 2014.

CD reviews of Benjamin Hochman’s “Hommage a Schubert” and the Cypress Quartet’s “American Album” (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (arts fuse.org), 9 February 2014.

Concert preview of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players 50th Anniversary Concert. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 February 2014.

Concert review of Bernard Haitink conducting Ravel. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 February 2014.

Concert review of Andris Poga conducting Wagner, Lutoslawski, and Shostakovich. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 26 January 2014.

Concert review of Osvaldo Golijov’s La Pasión según San Marco at Symphony Hall, Boston. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 13 January 2014.

CD reviews of music by Andy Vores, Arthur Berger, and Matthew Rosenblum (BMOP/sound). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 December 2013.

CD reviews of the 2013 Van Cliburn Competition finalists (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 December 2013.

CD reviews of Lang Lang playing Prokofiev and Bartok (Sony Classical) and the Philadelphia Orchestra playing The Rite of Spring (Deutsche Grammophon). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 November 2013.

CD reviews of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and Che Puro Ciel (Harmonia mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 November 2013.

Concert review of Joshua Bell and Sam Haywood in recital. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 19 November 2013.

Concert review of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem conducted by Charles Dutoit. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 November 2013.

Concert review of Daniel Harding conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 October 2013.

Concert review of the Discovery Ensemble playing Mozart, Ligeti, and Sibelius. Published in  Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 October 2013.

CD reviews of Kevin Puts’ Symphony no. 4 and Hanns Eisler songs (Harmonia Mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 October 2013.

CD reviews of Harmonia Mundi Christmas 2013 releases. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 October 2013.

CD review of Martin Schlumpf’s Steams (Navona Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 14 October 2013.

Concert review of Thomas Ades conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 13 October 2013.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra playing Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 September 2013.

CD reviews of Michael Gandolfi’s “From the Institutes of Groove” and Jacob Druckman’s “Lamia” (BMOP/Sound). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 September 2013.

CD reviews of Jeremy Denk (Nonesuch), Jan Vogler (Sony Classical), and Helene Grimaud (Deutsche Grammophon). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 24 September 2013.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s all-Brahms Opening Night. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 23 September 2013.

Concert review of Odyssey Opera’s Rienzi. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 September 2013.

Preview of the 2013-14 Boston orchestral season. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 September 2013.

CD reviews of Kent Nagano conducting Bruckner and Mahler (Farao and Sony Classical). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 September 2013.

CD reviews of Schubert symphonies and Elgar’s Cello Concerto (Harmonia Mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 September 2013.

CD review of Lutoslawski: the Complete Symphonies (Sony Classical). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 July 2013.

Concert review of Commonwealth Lyric Theater’s Aleko. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 June 2013.

CD reviews of “Martin Boykan: Orchestral Works” and “Reza Vali: Toward that Endless Plain” (BMOP/sound). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 May 2013.

CD reviews of Harmonia Mundi Spring/Summer 2013 releases. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 May 2013.

Judicial review of John Harbison’s The Great Gatsby. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 May 2013.

Fuse News: BSO Music Director-designate Andris Nelsons. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 May 2013.

Concert review of Nikolaj Znaider and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Bernard Haitink. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 6 May 2013.

Fuse NewsA Critic’s Responsibility? Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 May 2013.

Concert review of The Flying Dutchman at Boston Lyric Opera. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 April 2013.

Fuse NewsBoston Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-14 Season – An Appraisal. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 24 April 2013.

Fuse NewsIn memoriam: Sir Colin Davis. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 April 2013.

Concert review of Michael McHale and the Discovery Ensemble/Courtney Lewis. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 15 April 2013.

Classical concert picks for April 2013. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 March 2013.

Concert review of Boston Musica Viva’s “Role-Play.” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 26 March 2013.

Concert review of Michelle DeYoung and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Daniele Gatti. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 25 March 2013.

CD reviews of Harmonia Mundi Winter 2013 releases. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 March 2013.

CD review of Fellow Traveler (Azica Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 March 2013.

Concert review of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra/Benjamin Zander at Sanders Theater. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 February 2013.

Concert review of Renee Fleming and Susan Graham at Symphony Hall. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 6 February 2013.

Concert review of the Discovery Ensemble/Courtney Lewis. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 February 2013.

Classical concert picks for February 2013. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 February 2013.

Commentary: Discovery Ensemble’s Education Outreach. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 February 2013.

CD review of Paul Moravec: Northern Lights Electric and Thomas Oboe Lee: Six Concertos (BMOP/sound). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 24 January 2013.

CD review of Hywel Davies (Prima Facie). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 24 January 2013.

Concert review of the Worcester Chamber Music Society at the Worcester Art Museum. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 January 2013.

Concert review of Julian Rachlin and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Alan Gilbert. Published in Arts Fuse  (artsfuse.org), 11 January 2013.

Classical concert picks for January 2013. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 December 2012.

CD reviews of “Barber: An American Romantic” and “Imogen Holst: Choral Works” (Harmonia Mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 December 2012.

CD review of “Out of Nowhere” (Deutsche Grammophon). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 17 December 2012.

Concert preview of Ilana Zaks and the New England Philharmonic’s Family Concert. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 December 2012.

Concert review of the Discovery Ensemble/Courtney Lewis. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 December 2012.

CD reviews of Brahms: Clarinet and Piano Quintets, and Schubert: String Quintet in C (Harmonia Mundi). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 30 November 2012.

Classical concert picks for December 2012. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 November 2012.

Commentary: Tanglewood 2013. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 November 2012.

Concert review of Kirill Gerstein and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Thomas Ades. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 November 2012.

Concert review of the Handel and Haydn Society surveying the Classical symphony. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 November 2012.

Classical concert picks for November 2012. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 November 2012.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 October 2012.

CD reviews of John Harbison’s Winter Tale (BMOP Sound) and Derek Bermel’s Canzonas Americanas (Cantaloupe Records). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 October 2012.

CD review of Bruckner: Complete Symphonies (Querstand). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 27 October 2012.

Concert review of Joshua Weilerstein and the Discovery Ensemble/Courtney Lewis. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 23 October 2012.

Concert review of Joshua Bell and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Marcelo Lehninger. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 5 October 2012.

Classical concert picks for October 2012. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 October 2012.

Concert review of Joseph Silverstein and the Boston Conservatory Orchestra/Bruce Hangen. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 26 September 2012.

Concert review of the Worcester Chamber Music Society. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 September 2012.

Preview of the 2012-13 Boston orchestral season. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 September 2012.

CD review of Schumann, Wagner, and Strauss (Farao Classics). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 September 2012.

Commentary: “The Perilous Life of the Handel and Haydn Society?” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 11 September 2012.

CD review of Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration, Part 2. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 September 2012.

Classical concert picks for September 2012. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 September 2012.

Concert review of Gil Shaham and the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra/Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 August 2012.

CD review of Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration, Part 1. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 August 2012.

Classical concert picks for August 2012. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 August 2012.

Concert review of the Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Gala. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 July 2012.

Commentary: “Just How Perilous is the Life of the Boston Symphony Orchestra?” Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 July 2012.

Classical concert picks for July 2012. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 30 June 2012.

CD review of Shostakovich’s Prologue to Orango and Symphony no. 4 (Deutsche Grammophon). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 June 2012.

Classical concert picks for June 2012. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 28 May 2012.

Concert review of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project/Gil Rose. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 May 2012.

Concert review of Stephen Hammer and Michelle Graveline at the Worcester Arts Museum. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 May 2012.

CD review of Jeremy Denk’s “Ligeti/Beethoven” (Nonesuch). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 10 May 2012.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Bernard Haitink. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 May 2012.

Concert review of Leila Josefowicz and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 April 2012.

CD review of Yevgeny Kutik’s “Sounds of Defiance” (Marquis). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 April 2012.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Christoph von Dohnányi. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 April 2012.

Concert review of Frank Peter Zimmermann and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Juraj Valcuha. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 23 March 2012.

Concert review of Nicholas Kitchen and Yeesun Kim at the Worcester Art Museum. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 March 2012.

Concert review of Yeol Eum Son at Mechanics Hall, Worcester. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 March 2012.

Concert review of Alexander Baille and the Boston Philharmonic/Benjamin Zander. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 March 2012.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra/John Oliver. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 26 February 2012.

Review of John Adams Harmonielehre and Short Ride in a Fast Machine (SFS Media). Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 February 2012.

Concert review of Peter Serkin and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Stephane Deneve. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 February 2012.

Concert review of Emmanuel Ax and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Jaap van Zweden. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 15 February 2012.

Review of The Perilous Life of Symphony Orchestras by Robert J. Flanagan. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 4 February 2012.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Bramwell Tovey. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 30 January 2012.

Concert review of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project/Gil Rose. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 January 2012.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Giancarlo Guerrero. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 22 January 2012.

Concert review of the Concord Chamber Players and Jessica Zhou at Concord Academy, Concord. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 16 January 2012.

Concert review of Trio con Brio Copenhagen at Tuckerman Hall, Worcester. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 6 January 2012.

Concert review of Boston Baroque at Sanders Theater. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 2 January 2012.

Concert review of the Aviv String Quartet at Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 13 December 2011.

Concert review of the 102nd Annual Christmas Carol Services at Memorial Church, Harvard University. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 12 December 2011.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Ludovic Morlot. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 29 November 2011.

Concert review of Richard Goode, Elizabeth Rowe and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Ludovic Morlot. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 21 November 2011.

Concert review of the Worcester Chamber Music Society. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 20 November 2011.

Concert review of Garrick Ohlsson and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Myung-Whun Chung. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 14 November 2011.

Concert review of Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and the New Century Chamber Orchestra. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 10 November 2011.

Concert review of Verdi’s Macbeth at the Boston Lyric Opera. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 7 November 2011.

Concert review of Lang Lang’s recital at Symphony Hall, Boston. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 1 November 2011.

Concert review of Nicholas Angelich and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Kurt Masur. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 23 October 2011.

Concert review of the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Sean Newhouse. Published in Arts Fuse (artsfuse.org), 9 October 2011.