BSO and Dutoit Bring the Devil to Boston

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Beginning in the 19th century, the legend of Faust, as written by Goethe, inspired a number of orchestral compositions, including Wagner’s “Faust Overture,” Liszt’s “Faust-Symphony” and Schumann’s “Scenes from Goethe’s Faust.” Today, one of the most well-known is Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust (English: The Damnation of Faust) On Oct. 28, the Boston Symphony Orchestra...continue reading




Yo-Yo Ma Revitalizes Classical Music

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Classical music is often overshadowed and ignored by mainstream audiences even though many popular musicians were classically trained. It is far less common to able to name many classical musicians versus modern pop musicians. An exception to that rule is Yo-Yo Ma. Yo-Yo Ma is considered a rarity in the music world. He has only...continue reading