This week, as we wait for the Tanglewood season to begin, WCRB gives us an encore broadcast from last summer at Tanglewood: the concert of August 12, 2017, consisting of three works, Incantesimi, by Anderson, the Violin Concerto by Brahms with Nikolaj Znaider as soloist, and Beethoven's Seventh Symphony, all under the baton of Juanjo Mena. There is a link to the BSO's performance detail page — with its own links to background information — at the post I made at the time. Subsequently, the Boston Musical Intelligencer has given us a review of the concert as part of a review of five concerts over the weekend. Unfortunately, the reviewer was less that thrilled with this concert, but IMO it's worth listening to anyway. The new work by Anderson was okay, as I recall (I was there), and the Brahms is popular and the Beethoven is good music, even if the reviewer wished they had played some of it differently. The Globe doesn't seem to have reviewed it.
You can listen on air or on line at WCRB on Saturday evening at 8:00, Boston Time.
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