September 3, 2013
There is expectation everywhere. A new music director at Symphony Hall ( even though he won’t really get going for a year). A new opera troupe in town, restoring one of Boston’s best conductors to the pit podium. Outsized anniversary celebrations, and theatrical productions, vying for the spotlight. And new music everywhere, enlivening the season with listening challenges….
…Radius Ensemble (radiusensemble.org) opens at Longy Oct. 5 with music of Rota, Piazzolla and Luna Pearl Woolf, the first of four concerts at the Cambridge conservatory that all begin with Radius’ unique brand of casual introductions. A Nov. 23 program mixes a premiere by John Holland with works by Martinu and Dvorak; on Mar. 8, Chen Yi shares the bill with Mozart and Bartok; on May 3, Evan Ziporyn joins musical forces with Lalo Schifrin and Debussy….
By: Keith Powers
Read at: Boston Classical Review