‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’: an ostinato of dry wit and changing times
From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes, this is a must-watch for die-hard fans. As the cast faces the implications of a mysteriously bequeathed villa in the South of France, the filming of a silent motion picture, and multiple health scares, ‘A New Era’ both ties up loose ends left by the first film and leaves behind a few opportunities for a possible third iteration.
Four women; four stories
Each artist shared their struggles, triumphs, and vulnerabilities with the audience through poems, songs, and narration. The highly relatable medium of storytelling made for a highly personal experience.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s opening night was a rollercoaster of varied enjoyability
The Boston Symphony Orchestra opened its 139th season with dynamic and expressive performances of works by Poulenc and Beethoven, as well as the world premiere of Eric Nathan's Concerto for Orchestra. Joining the BSO were pianists Lucas and Arthur Jussen, vocal soloists Nicole Cabell, Alexandra Smither, Paulina Swierczek, Katherine Maysek, Chance Jonas-O'Toole, Eric Finbarr Carey, and William Socolof, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.