Classical Music Critic

Jeremy Eichler

Eichler is the Globe’s classical music critic, and the recipient of an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for music criticism. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, the New Yorker, and the New Republic.

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In Symphony Hall, Elgar’s dream of a soul drifting free

By , Globe Staff

On Friday night, Benjamin Zander led the combined forces of the Boston Philharmonic and the Chorus pro Musica in an affecting performance of Elgar’s “Dream of Gerontius”

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From darkness to light with Boston Baroque’s rousing ‘Fidelio’

By , Globe Staff

On Friday night in Jordan Hall, Martin Pearlman led the first of two semi-staged performances of Beethoven’s opera of liberation.  

John Oliver, 78; founded Tanglewood Festival Chorus

By , Globe Staff

In his 45-year tenure with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Oliver shaped more than 1,000 performances without even being on the stage.

Family Entertainment 2018

Family Entertainment: Classical picks

By , Globe Staff

From high-definition opera screenings to an instrumental petting zoo, a look at family-friendly classical offerings in the greater Boston area.