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THE YEAR IN ARTS 2017

Top 5 classical performances of 2017

By Zoë Madonna Globe Staff 

A Far Cry, music from the Codex Calixtinus and works by Bach, Lembit Beecher, and Arvo Pärt

Igor Levit, works by Shostakovich, Rzewski, and Beethoven,
presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

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Boston Symphony Orchestra, Sofia Gubaidulina’s Triple Concerto

Odyssey Opera, Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Patience”

Boston Early Music Festival, André Campra’s “Le Carnaval de Venise”


Zoë Madonna can be reached at zoe.madonna@globe.com
Follow her on Twitter @knitandlisten. Madonna’s work is supported by the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.