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Eureka Finds It! {review}

{Boston Music Intelligencer} The Eureka Ensemble gave its debut concert on May 17, 2017. It was a hit! This review notes that "everything flowed naturally" and that "Eureka and Kondakçi passed...with flying colors". On the famous allegretto movement of the Beethoven, the reviewer commented that "Eureka’s performance...is now my favorite." 

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"First of Mahler" opens NEC season {review}

‘The First of Mahler’’ was the title of the opening concert of New England Conservatory’s season commemorating the 100th anniversary of Gustav Mahler’s death. But what NEC offered at a packed Jordan Hall was a first in more ways than one, as the original version of Mahler’s First Symphony got what director of orchestras Hugh Wolff believes was its first performance since its Budapest premiere on Nov. 20, 1889. On Monday night, it was paired with Richard Strauss’s tone poem “Don Juan,’’ which debuted in Weimar on Nov. 11, 1889, and the NEC Philharmonia under Wolff was fully equal to the challenge of these two composers’ explosive early works.

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