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.

Rose and Odyssey Opera present the rare “The Importance of Being Earnest”

Posted on Mar 18, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Rose and Odyssey Opera present the rare “The Importance of Being Earnest”

“Completed in 1962, this opera was never published and has rarely been performed; Odyssey had to get the permission of the composer’s granddaughter to obtain the manuscript from the Library of Congress. The result, in the performance Odyssey gave Friday at the BCA’s Virginia Wimberly Theatre, was well worth the trouble.” — Read more at […]

Rose’s “clarity of focus” in Glass Celebration concert

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Rose’s “clarity of focus” in Glass Celebration concert

“Conductor Gil Rose, with his clarity of focus, guided the deliberate and frenetic energy of the final movement Eris, Goddess of Chaos, through its contrasting phrases and impassioned gestures.” — Read more at The Boston Musical Intelligencer.

Rose’s “thrilling, epic reading” with Boston Modern Orchestra Project

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Rose’s “thrilling, epic reading” with Boston Modern Orchestra Project

“Their performance was rhythmically tight. Energy never lagged. Intonation was precise. Melodies were delicately shaped and phrased with an eye to the work’s overarching trajectory. Balances were well-calibrated. It was, in the end, a thrilling, epic reading.” — Read more at The Arts Fuse.

Rose’s “flair and feeling” with Boston Modern Orchestra Project

Posted on Feb 19, 2017 in Gil Rose, Reviews | No Comments
Rose’s “flair and feeling” with Boston Modern Orchestra Project

“Not only did they perform his “Tirol Concerto” for piano and strings and his Second Symphony, they did so with flair and feeling.” — Read more at The Boston Globe.