Stephen Hartke in the Best of 2017

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One of the New York Times top 25 classical recordings
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Stephen Hartke's The Ascent of the Equestrian in a Balloon was named one of the New York Times 25 Best Classical Recordings of 2017! Take a listen to the "breathless, fractured, skittish music" and see why the Times calls Hartke "one of the most distinctive and important living composers."

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David Del Tredici: Child Alice

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Reviews are in for our season-ending extravaganza!
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The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, and The Boston Musical Intelligencer weigh in on Friday's concert: "thrilling, overwhelming, historic." (photo: Kathy Wittman)

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Blizzard Voices reviews

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Boston Classical Review praises our season closer
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"With deliberate gestures, Rose conjured fine playing from the orchestra, the musicians laying a sturdy frame of accompaniment."

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Magyar Madness reviews

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Relive the madness in reviews from The Boston Globe, Boston Classical Review, and Boston Musical Intelligencer
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"It was a night that showed BMOP’s importance not only in presenting new work but also in advocating for contemporary classics like this one, which deserves to be heard much more widely." The Boston Globe (photo (c) Josh Reynolds)

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Fantastic Mr. Fox reviews

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Praise for our December performance
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"Sunday’s performance sparkled under Gil Rose’s baton ... This cast was strong from foxhole to farmyard" Jeremy Eichler, The Boston Globe

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Reviews are in for BMOP's Four Saints!

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Accounts from Boston critics Jeremy Eichler, Joseph E. Morgan, Aaron Keebaugh, and Thomas Garvey.
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Check out what the Globe, the Intelligencer, the Boston Classical Review, and the Hub Review have to say about our season-opening opera night: Virgil Thomson's Four Saints in Three Acts!

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Boston Musical Intelligencer on Gen OrcXstrated

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Nolan Eley, of the Boston Musical Intelligencer, reviews our 2013-14 season finale
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Norman’s piece succeeded beyond what even his most ardent supporters could have anticipated. Combining everything from Bach to Reich in beautiful form, he channeled the modern human condition in which technology dominates ever more of our lives.

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Boston Classical Review on Gen OrcXstrated

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David Wright, of the Boston Classical Review, shares his take on our 17th season closer
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"Those who fear for the future of the symphony orchestra can take heart in knowing that there is still quality work being done by more-or-less young composers writing for classical music’s big band."

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