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December 6, 2022

Musical America

The MA 30 Professionals of the Year: The Resilient Warriors

The 2022 Top Professionals of the Year dealt with the pandemic and its aftereffects on the performing arts through game-changing innovation or endless toil, or both.

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November 21, 2022

The Boston Globe

Artists and orgs with Boston ties make big showing in Grammy noms

Local artists are represented in several of this year's 91 categories, particularly in the field of classical music.

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October 2, 2022

The New York Times

Gil & BMOP's Lukas Foss recording in the New York Times

Eight Ways of Looking at a Singular ComposerLukas Foss would have turned 100 this year. Here is a selection of key works from a long and varied (and now largely overlooked) career.

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February 21, 2022

The Boston Globe

A DECADENT 25TH BIRTHDAY FOR THE BOSTON MODERN ORCHESTRA PROJECT

Our world has never been louder. The screeches and honks of traffic, the deafening roars of jet turbines and rapid-fire staccato of jackhammers, and our headphones and speakers turned up to maximum volume to block it all out: in every area of life, there is an unprecedented variety of loud noises. In other words, there’s a lot of competition for the not-so-humble pipe organ, which before the Industrial Revolution held the twofold titles of humanity’s most complex machine and the loudest sound many Europeans could expect to hear within their lifetimes.

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February 20, 2022

The New York Times

Scrappy and Invaluable, a Unique Music Ensemble Returns

BOSTON — It has been a theme of this troubled time: If the pandemic has ruined your big birthday party, simply celebrate a year (or two) later. The Boston Modern Orchestra Project — BMOP, universally — turned 25 last April. But this unique, invaluable ensemble, which under its founding conductor Gil Rose offers performances and crucial recordings of contemporary scores and long-ignored, often American music from the past 100 years, only got the chance to make merry earlier on Friday, with a sprawling free concert here at Symphony Hall.

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January 29, 2008

Artistic Director Gil Rose, presented with Columbia University’s Alice M. Ditson Conductor’s Award prior to the concert, led notably crisp, articulate performances; the ensemble’s lean clarity ideally matched each divergent course.
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