Every six weeks on BPR, we invite our music experts on the show to give us a preview of the shows to come. Here are recommendations from WCRB host Brian McCreath, Berklee College of Music's Rob Hochschild, and WGBH's own Edgar B. Herwick III from Curiosity Desk to help cut through the dark of winter.
- "Defiant Requiem," Tuesday, January 27th at Symphony Hall, Boston. Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Orchestra of Terezin Remembrance, Murray Sidlin.
- Boston Modern Orchestra Project, January 24th at Jordan Hall, Boston. "Magyar Madness." Balint Karosi Existentia —in memory of Sandor Weores. Gyorgy Ligeti Violin Concerto, Gabriela Diaz, violin; Bela Bartok, "Three Village Scenes;" Kati Agocs, "The Debrecen Passion," Lorelei Ensemble.
- Cantata Singers, January 24th at Jordan Hall, January 31st at Wellesley College. Rachmaninoff, Vespers.
- Boston Symphony Orchestra, Ken-David Masur, conductor, January 23rd and 24th at Symphony Hall. Berlioz, "Le Corsaire Overture;" Saint-Saens, Cello Concerto No. 1, Johannes Moser, cello; Rimsky-Korsakov, "Scheherezade." (Bonus: listen to McCreath's interview with Ken-David Masur.)