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7787 Star Starred
Boston Symphony Hall
at Huntington Ave 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02115
617-266-1492
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We ate alfresco at the Whole Foods market just around the corner from Symphony Hall. It was absolutely delightful.
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6 reviews
36 stars
attended Mar 19 2013

Who knew the human voice could do what these singers made it do! Eric Whitacre's works are simply brilliant, sublime, ethereal. Two hours of unparalleled music. A great night.

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attended Mar 19 2013

The Goldstar seats were great; right in the center of the orchestra. Whitacre was very engaging. The chorus was wonderful. The voices were amazing. Such harmony and range. It was hard to believe that there was no instrument accompaniment. Fun and...continued

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3 stars
attended Mar 19 2013

Wonderful singing & a great man. Very pleased with Eric Whitacre & the singers

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Website

http://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/48628

Description

On the Program:

Monteverdi: Sfogava con le stelle

Whitacre: Lux Aurorum

Lauridsen: Luci Serene Chiara

Whitacre: Alleluia

Whitacre: Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine

Whitacre: When David Heard

Bach: Singet dem Herrn

Bach/London: Come sweet death

Whitacre: Animal Crackers

Whitacre: The City and the Sea

Whitacre: A Boy and a Girl

Corigliano: Forever Young 

About the Ticket Supplier: Boston Symphony Orchestra

The Boston Symphony Orchestra gave its inaugural concert on October 22, 1881, and has continued to uphold the vision of its founder, the businessman, philanthropist, Civil War veteran, and amateur musician Henry Lee Higginson, for well over a century. The Boston Symphony Orchestra has performed throughout the United States, as well as in Europe, Japan, Hong Kong, South America, and China; in addition, it reaches audiences numbering in the millions through its performances on radio, television, and recordings. It plays an active role in commissioning new works from today’s most important composers; its summer season at Tanglewood is regarded as one of the world’s most important music festivals; it helps develop the audience of the future through BSO Youth Concerts and through a variety of outreach programs involving the entire Boston community; and, during the Tanglewood season, it sponsors the Tanglewood Music Center, one of the world’s most important training grounds for young composers, conductors, instrumentalists, and vocalists. The orchestra’s virtuosity is reflected in the concert and recording activities of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, one of the world’s most distinguished chamber ensembles made up of a major symphony orchestra’s principal players, and the activities of the Boston Pops Orchestra have established an international standard for the performance of lighter kinds of music. Overall, the mission of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is to foster and maintain an organization dedicated to the making of music consonant with the highest aspirations of musical art, creating performances and providing educational and training programs at the highest level of excellence. This is accomplished with the continued support of its audiences, governmental assistance on both the federal and local levels, and through the generosity of many foundations, businesses, and individuals.