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Guest soloist Anna Prohaska (photo courtesy of BSO.org)

April Showers Bring…Spring Concerts?

As Spring rolls through, I’m finding that the streets of Boston are becoming more and more bustling with visitors and residents alike—a fact that is painfully apparent due to the lack of street parking. This can only mean that the weather is getting warmer and days brighter. And what better way to celebrate than with a night out to one of symphony area’s many classical performances. I thought I’d take …more…

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The New Year with John Harbison and the BSO

As we ring in the new year here in Boston, festive fireworks and optimistic resolutions aren’t the only things on everyone’s mind. As an active member of the arts community, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate the coming of 2012 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as your host.

While any weekend at Symphony Hall will satisfy your need for spectacular symphonic performances in a historic space, there’s one upcoming selection …more…

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Mayor Menino Gives Boston the Gift of Music

The holiday season can be an expensive time, because let’s face it, when it comes to spending time with family and friends, it’s easy to have that spare-no-expense attitude. But, with time and money devoted to buying gifts and preparing feasts, how will you actually enjoy the company and festivities? ...more...

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Boston Symphony Announces New Season of BSO 101

As my coverage of the Boston’s classical music scene ramps up I felt it was fitting to talk about the ways that you, as a resident or a visitor, can get acclimated and take advantage of the pastiche of musical options available every week.

Last season, the Boston Symphony Orchestra introduced a short schedule of adult education classes as part of their BSO 101 series. This year they’ve brought it back …more…