"The Rachmaninoff soloist was...Ya-Fei Chuang, and her performance would surely have made the composer proud. Her touch was firm, and so was her sense of rhythm, but she played with delicacy and color"
Zander and the Boston Philharmonic do Russia proud
The Boston Globe
"[zander's] conducting engaged the audience in contemplations of melodic, structural, harmonic, and dynamic ways the composer might be trying to represent 'suffering, despair, and uplift.'"
Boston Phil Delivers
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
"The result was a performance that was utterly convincing in dramatic power."
Zander, Boston Philharmonic offer fresh, distinctive take on Russian favorites
Boston Classical Review
"Conductor Benjamin Zander and his band were at their collective best performing Tchaikovsky’s Symphony no. 6, emotionally invested in the piece to the hilt."
Photo: Paul Marotta