Friday Nerdy Music Links: What’s With the Frogs?

Happy Friday, music nerds! In today’s nerdy music links, we go from the sublime to the ridiculous (but what else is new?), celebrating Chopin, the Monkees, and the best way to learn about Opera! Let’s leap right in! Where in … Continue reading

Friday Nerdy Music Links: Mardi Gras, Lent, & Elephants, Yeah!

Happy Friday, music nerds! It’s been a quiet week at Music Nerd Central, as McDoc and I both needed a little R’n’R after our respective travels. There was no gallivanting in the streets for us this Mardi Gras, though we … Continue reading

Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On: Cantata Singers Make Magic with English Choral Works

Cantata Singers Friday, January 14th Music of Elgar, Finzi, Holst and Vaughan Williams When you go to a Cantata Singers concert, you can always be assured that the programming will be interesting and the performance standards will be high. For … Continue reading

Naked and Singing, Making Life Worthwhile

Boston Symphony Orchesra featuring Bryn Terfel: Music of Richard Wagner, Saturday, October 1, 2010 Cantata Singers Chamber Series: Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sunday, October 2, 2010 I didn’t expect to find much of a common thread between the two … Continue reading

Boston Symphony Season Opener: Preview with Lolcats!

Boston Symphony Orchestra Saturday, October 2, 2010, 6:00 pm Music of Richard Wagner, featuring Bryn Terfel, baritone Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston Tomorrow night, McDoc and I will get gussied up for a fancy shindig: the BSO season opener! … Continue reading