March 17, 2013
PAUL MORAVEC: “Northern Lights Electric” = Northern Lights Electric; Clarinet Concerto; Sempre Diritto!; Montserrat: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra – David Krakauer, clarinet/Matt Haimovitz, cello/Boston Modern Orch. Project/Gil Rose – BMOP/sound 1024; 70:42 [Distr. by Albany] ****:
Paul Moravec’s music, for me, is consistently bracing, exhilarating and entertaining. Continue reading
January 24 2013
Paul Moravec: Northern Lights Electric and Thomas Oboe Lee: Six Concertos. BMOP/sound.
Musical quibbles aside, the performances on both albums from Boston Modern Music Project’s in-house label, BMOP/sound, are top-notch.
While the overall situation for American orchestras appears rather grim these days, how fortunate it is that the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and music director Gil Rose continue their vital undertaking of championing Continue reading
January 22 2013
“Location, location, location” is the mantra of real estate, but for centuries geographical locales have also been a boon to the imagination of many a composer. Continue reading