Arts May 17

Ronan Mattin, 9, and his grandfather, Stephen Mattin. Photo courtesy of Stephen Mattin
That ‘wow’ moment that charmed Boston’s concertgoers

Seconds after an orchestra stopped playing Mozart's "Masonic Funeral Music" at the Boston Symphony Hall last week, 9-year-old Ronan Mattin was so swept away by the music that he loudly exclaimed -- for the whole auditorium to hear -- "Wow!"…

Arts Feb 18

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Why we should think differently about classical music

Musician and critic Jennifer Gersten wants us to transform the way we think about classical music. Perceived by many as “inaccessible, elitist, incomprehensible,” the genre is often marketed by producers and performers primarily as relaxing. Gersten shares her humble opinion…

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