Rose and NYCO honor Argento at 90

Posted on Nov 10, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Rose and NYCO honor Argento at 90

“Under Rose’s direction, the NYCO orchestra played with polish and style, producing an impressive volume of sound for such a small band.” — Read more at New York Classical Review.

Rose’s performance of “authority and excitement” with Odyssey Opera

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Rose’s performance of “authority and excitement” with Odyssey Opera

“Gil Rose conducted a performance that increased in authority and excitement as it progressed. He certainly understands the nuance of bel canto, and he knows how to support the voices. I am also glad that he knows this beautiful opera and has brought it to the people of Boston.” — Read more at The Donizetti […]

Rose’s “accustomed clarity and assurance” leads Donizetti

Posted on Oct 27, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Rose’s “accustomed clarity and assurance” leads Donizetti

“In Odyssey Opera’s Thursday performance of Domenico Gaetano Donizetti’s rarely mounted L’assedio di Calais (The Siege of Calais), Gil Rose led the assorted forces with his accustomed clarity and assurance. Strong on all fronts that matter, from set design, stage direction, costumes, singers, and orchestra, the show delighted from beginning to end. Anyone with a […]

Rose’s “triumph of stamina and execution”

Posted on Sep 19, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Rose’s “triumph of stamina and execution”

“…a triumph of stamina and execution…the orchestra as a whole played with far more confidence and conviction than you’d expect for a one-off performance of a rare and challenging score. At the end of the night, the crowd’s ovation was robust, appreciative — and well-deserved.” — Read more at The Boston Globe.

New Recordings from Rose and BMOP

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 in Gil Rose | No Comments
New Recordings from Rose and BMOP

“The Boston Modern Orchestra Project offers three works by a composer devoted to complex, high-density, post-tonal writing…Gil Rose, the orchestra’s founding artistic director, both conducts and produces the recordings, which sound consistently superb.” — Read more at The Wall Street Journal.

Praise for Rose’s “Four Saints in Three Acts”

Posted on Jun 29, 2017 in Gil Rose, Recording, Reviews | No Comments
Praise for Rose’s “Four Saints in Three Acts”

“The singers are all excellent, and there’s a sense of ensemble that can’t be heard in some earlier recordings with bigger names. Rose conducts with a pace and wit that remind me of a great Gilbert & Sullivan production.” — Read more at stereophile.com.

Rose’s “brilliant production” of “Patience”

Posted on Jun 6, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Rose’s “brilliant production” of “Patience”

“Gil Rose led an orchestra of 27, responsive to the high energy happenings on the stage and sounding larger than its numbers in the 890-seat Huntington Avenue Theater…A brilliant production as fun and infectious as this could have easily played for a month instead of just twice…” — Read more at bachtrack.com.

Gil Rose: “”Patience” Charms and Delights”

Posted on Jun 3, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Gil Rose: “”Patience” Charms and Delights”

“Gil Rose’s range as organizer and conductor of Odyssey Opera (as well, as of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project) is so well known that it hardly needs reporting here, except to say that once again he has chosen musicians of exceptional quality for the stage, as well as a first-rate orchestra of modest size…to play […]

Rose’s Boston Modern Orchestra Project

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in Gil Rose | No Comments
Rose’s Boston Modern Orchestra Project

“The audience participation brought a rousing conclusion to a very satisfying and very well-played program of varied contemporary pieces—something we have become privileged to expect of conductor Gil Rose and BMOP.” — Read more at classical-scene.com.

Rose’s “Four Saints in Three Acts” with BMOP

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in Gil Rose, Recording, Reviews | No Comments
Rose’s “Four Saints in Three Acts” with BMOP

“The orchestra’s playing under Rose is also exemplary: this is a score in which frequent changes of instrumentation create a balancing act that could undo a lesser ensemble.” — Read more at Sequenza21.