BSO Preconcert Talk

I will be speaking at the open rehearsal on Thursday, April 26th at 9:00 a.m. and Friday April 27th at 12:00. The program is: Beethoven Symphony no. 6, Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and Mozart Piano Concerto no. 22, K. 482. Amazing program!

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Musto’s The Inspector

I will be speaking on the latest production of the Boston Lyric Opera 45 minutes before the performance.

sung in English with projected text 
A BLO adaptation of the Wolf Trap premiere production
April 20, 22m, 25, 27, 29m, 2012 of the Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre
Evening performances begin at 7:30pm. Matinees (m) begin at 3pm.

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Enriching the Experience – Lecturing at the Rockport Music Festival

Lectures, family concerts help audiences learn more about the music they enjoy at the Rockport Chamber Music FestivalBy Keith Powers/CorrespondentFri May 22, 2009, 12:07 PM EDT

Rockport – One thing classical music organizations like Rockport Music have learned is that educating an audience — especially younger audiences — is as important as getting them to buy tickets. With cutbacks in public school music education stretching back decades, more and more people need to learn the basics of what makes music great. And audiences that already love the music are always hungry to learn more about their favorite artists and repertory.

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A novice dives into Puccini’s tragic world in Opera 101

A novice dives into Puccini’s tragic world in Opera 101

By Ami Albernaz Globe Correspondent / November 8, 2007

On a typical Thursday evening, Pauline Kerwin, a 28-year-old product manager at a Lexington software company, might have drinks with co-workers or catch up on the latest issue of Smithsonian Magazine at her Boxborough home. But this fall, Kerwin spent her Thursday nights engaged in a far more daunting task: learning about opera.

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