by Leslie Kandell
A Daily Gazette arts blog
Leslie Kandell covers music in the Berkshires
Monday, July 7, 2014
Tanglewood has been bustling for a week, with “this ‘n’ that” activities that lead up to official opening concerts.
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013
Looking back at 5 concerts which drew crowds of over 10,000 at Tanglewood this summer.
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013
Steinway, the venerable piano company, has been sold to a private investor for (depending on where you read it) upwards of a half-billion dollars.
Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013
Last week there were two warmly received stagings of a Mark Morris double bill: his new “Curlew River,” choreographed to Benjamin Britten’s score, and the quarter-century-old “Dido.”
Monday, July 22, 2013
Saturday night at Tanglewood, the final act of Part Two,“The Valkyrie,” made up the entire huge and gripping performance.
Monday, July 8, 2013
Who would advertise in the local newspaper, selling lawn passes for Garrison Keillor at Tanglewood, on July 5th? When the broadcast was made on June 29th?
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012
Michael Gandolfi's "Night Train to Perugia" a smart, winning piece performed at anniversary celebration.
Friday, July 27, 2012
The annual Bang on a Can new music festival at MASSMoCA -- daily talks, composer workshops and recitals with premieres -- comes to a close Saturday, with a six-hour marathon finale from 4 to 10 p.m.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Recalling the 1986 concert of the broken strings that elevated violinist Midori to star status.
Friday, July 20, 2012
These large instruments are prized for their looks, not their sound.