2016-09-30 Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier at BSO
Cast includes NEC singers Michelle Trainor '04 CE, Neal Ferreira '05 M.M., David Kravitz '88 M.M., and David Cushing.
2016-11-15 Eric Nathan & Timo Andres: Do You Hear What I Hear?
Immediately prior to premiere of Andres's Everything Happens So Much at BSO, NEC students perform works selected by Andres and Eric Nathan, whose the space of a door premieres at BSO the previous week.
2017-11-30 Second chances: Pictures at an Exhibition
Hugh Wolff leads the NEC Philharmonia in Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition (Ravel orchestration). It's a great opportunity to hear two great orchestras perform this work, which opens the BSO season in concerts beginning September 24.
2017-01-05 Wind/brass concerto spotlights at BSO
Most of the concerto soloists on this program are BSO/NEC faculty members:
Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto in C with Cynthia Meyers
Krommer: Concerto No. 2 for two clarinets and orchestra
with William R. Hudgins and Michael Wayne
Jolivet: Concertino for trumpet, piano and strings with Thomas Rolfs
Rota: Trombone Concerto with Toby Oft
Schumann: Concert Piece for four horns and orchestra
with James Sommerville, Michael Winter, Rachel Childers, and Jason Snider
2017-02-02 Second chances: Brahms 1
David Loebel leads the NEC Symphony in Brahms's Symphony No. 1. It's a great opportunity to hear two great orchestras perform this work, which is on BSO programs starting November 8 as part of Andris Nelsons's complete Brahms survey this season.
2017-02-16 Schuller: Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee at BSO
Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in work by former NEC president Gunther Schuller.
2017-02-23 Sofia Gubaidulina: Do You Hear What I Hear?
Immediately prior to American premiere of Gubaidulina's Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and bayan at BSO, NEC students perform works selected by the composer.
2017-03-08 Second chances: Enigma Variations
Radu Paponiu leads the NEC Symphony in Elgar's Enigma Variations. It's a great opportunity to hear two great orchestras perform this work, which is on BSO programs beginning January 12.
2017-03-10 Busoni: Piano Concerto at BSO
Sakari Oramo conducts the BSO with pianist Kirill Gerstein in work by former NEC faculty member Ferruccio Busoni.
2017-04-02 Boston Symphony Chamber Players community concerts in Dedham and Pittsfield
World premiere of BSO-commissioned Quintet by Nicholas Urie '07, '09 M.M. These concerts featured a quintet of players that included violinist Glen Cherry '95, bassist Benjamin Levy '02, and BSO/NEC faculty member Michael Wayne, clarinet.
2017-04-12 Second chances: Rosenkavalier Suite
Jacob Joyce leads the NEC Symphony in Richard Strauss's Rosenkavalier Suite. It's a great opportunity to hear two great orchestras perform this music, hear at the BSO in performances of the complete opera beginning September 29.