Field Reports

Boston: Insecure in Cambridge

A politically themed concert portrays outrage over the sorry state of American democracy, but is it somehow inappropriate to admire that emotionless, unpolitical thing called “technique” (structure, counterpoint, tonality) at an event such as this?

Joan Tower Rocks Glens Falls

Largely absent the media glare focused on Dr. Atomic, Joan Tower’s Made in America received the first of at least 80 scheduled performances yesterday afternoon for some 1,200 concertgoers in a packed high school auditorium.