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Farinelli’s Last City

Originally interred at the monastery of Santa Croce, Farinelli’s remains were moved to the Certosa in 1810 following the destruction of the former place by Napoleonic forces.

Farinelli’s Last City

Originally interred at the monastery of Santa Croce, Farinelli’s remains were moved to the Certosa in 1810 following the destruction of the former place by Napoleonic forces.

Piano Factory 19.

Folks expecting a metronome or brash chords will be surprised with Levingston’s limpid Glass recital.

Piano Factory 19.

Folks expecting a metronome or brash chords will be surprised with Levingston’s limpid Glass recital.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Y.

Is Via Crucis colorless and ephemeral? Is Socrate religious? This duo piano release crafts a universe where Liszt, Satie and Cage blur.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Y.

Is Via Crucis colorless and ephemeral? Is Socrate religious? This duo piano release crafts a universe where Liszt, Satie and Cage blur.

New and Near New in Boston

Gubaidulina’s one-movement Triple Concerto is a consummate mystery. It does not present itself as a typical concerto requiring flamboyant soloists and an obliging orchestra.

New and Near New in Boston

Gubaidulina’s one-movement Triple Concerto is a consummate mystery. It does not present itself as a typical concerto requiring flamboyant soloists and an obliging orchestra.

EA Bucket 25: With Instruments

Quatuor is Roux’s response to Beethoven’s Op. 74 string quartet. Countless miraculous moments gently surprise, especially in the scherzo (Presto).

EA Bucket 25: With Instruments

Quatuor is Roux’s response to Beethoven’s Op. 74 string quartet. Countless miraculous moments gently surprise, especially in the scherzo (Presto).

Used Bin Troll Tweets X.

This Dmitri animated by Barnes isn’t the Shostakovich whose music I know.

Used Bin Troll Tweets X.

This Dmitri animated by Barnes isn’t the Shostakovich whose music I know.

Of Scotch and Stardust

A composer pair with nil in common. Life is meant to be paradoxical.

Of Scotch and Stardust

A composer pair with nil in common. Life is meant to be paradoxical.

Pièces de Clavecin 9: Older and Newer Rameau

Esfahani’s complete Rameau moves towards the front of a crowded field. It’s possible to hear Esfahani maturing as does Rameau.

Pièces de Clavecin 9: Older and Newer Rameau

Esfahani’s complete Rameau moves towards the front of a crowded field. It’s possible to hear Esfahani maturing as does Rameau.

Beethoven and Schnittke in Boston with the Danish String Quartet

At Jordan Hall in Boston this past Saturday, the Danish String Quartet offered spotless performances of two Beethoven quartets. There’s not much that can stand up to Beethoven, but the group made a persuasive and unflustered case for Schnittke.

Beethoven and Schnittke in Boston with the Danish String Quartet

At Jordan Hall in Boston this past Saturday, the Danish String Quartet offered spotless performances of two Beethoven quartets. There’s not much that can stand up to Beethoven, but the group made a persuasive and unflustered case for Schnittke.

Love and Lust, Near and Far

As a Christmas Eve grouping, L’Amour de Loin and Salome are an unthinkable pair, but those were the operas on the roster this past December 24, 2016.

Love and Lust, Near and Far

As a Christmas Eve grouping, L’Amour de Loin and Salome are an unthinkable pair, but those were the operas on the roster this past December 24, 2016.