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A wish list for the arts in 2018. In the GateHouse papers, year-end 2017
2017: a year in the life of Andris Nelsons. From WBUR's ARTery, Dec. 2017
Bach and beer? That's Steuart Pincombe's idea. It's a good one. The entrepreneurial cellist plays the suites in breweries and pubs. This one's in Pawtucket. A conversation published in ProJo, Feb. 2017
The incomparable Brian O'Donovan talks about his surprising creation, Christmas Celtic Sojourn. From ProJo, Dec. 2016.
Providence Singers, led by Christine Noel, with Rhode Island Phil, stages Messiah. From ProJo, Dec. 2016.
Dryden and Purcell, hanging out in the 1790s. Here's what they came up with: King Arthur, a semi-opera. Collaboration among Acadia Players, Poet's Theatre, Purcell Society of Boston. From WBUR, Nov. 2016
Second of Andris Nelsons features, this from WBUR. Far-reaching conversation about his future with BSO, with Gewandhaus, and what cooperation between those two symphonies might look like. Plus trumpet scales, religion and golf cart driving. Sept. 2016
First of several Andris Nelsons stories. The BSO music director, entering his third season, sits down at Tanglewood and looks forward to multiple premieres, lots of Brahms, opera concertante. From MetroWest Daily News, Sept. 2016.
The new McMullen Museum at Boston College. Impressive. Interview with director Nancy Netzer. We talk about the new building, and McMullen's part in the citywide Illuminated Manuscripts exhibition. From MetroWest Daily News, Sept. 2016
A brief profile of the four candidates to replace David MacKenzie as music director at New Bedford Symphony Orchestra. Talent show runs through 2016-17 season. David Amado, Christopher James Lees, Yaniv Dinur, Dirk Meyer. May 2016
CIA operative? Artist? Professor. Lawrence Bittman Martin does all that. His exhibition previewed. April 2016
Soprano Courtenay Budd talks about the challenges of singing Del Tredici. Preview of BMOP's Child Alice. March 2016
Preview of Jasper Quartet, at Shalin Liu in Rockport. We talk about Kernis, but they didn't play his music that night. From Feb. 2016