Press

Rockport Music is proud to have its concerts and events regularly featured by a wide range of media outlets. Below you will find a sampling of press clippings from a variety of newspapers, magazines and blogs.

The Opening Of The Shalin Liu Performance Center

The New York Times, June 13, 2010
Taking a New Concert Hall Out for a Spin or Two

The Boston Globe, June 12, 2010
Rockport Music welcomes season in striking new home by the sea

The New York Times, June 11, 2010
Summery Sounds of a New Hall Opening

The Boston Globe, June 6, 2010
Building a space for sound: Acoustician lends his ears to Rockport’s new music hall

2016

Another Marsalis brings jazz to Rockport
Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Gloucester Daily Times, August 15, 2016

The Rockport Jazz Festival–Dedicated to Building an Audience for Jazz
The Arts Fuse, August 15, 2016

Talking to Organizest Dr. Lonnie Smith–Soul-Jazz Legend
The Arts Fuse, August 11, 2016

A 5-Year Hiatus Leads to ‘Freedom & Surrender’ for Jazz Singer Lizz Wright
The ARTery, August 8, 2016

Top 5 Summer Jazz Festivals Across the Northeast
The Huffington Post, July 12, 2016

Gerstein Brings Distinctive Artistry to Rockport Program
The Classical Review, July 12, 2016

Deep, dark family secrets revealed
Gloucester Daily Times, July 6, 2016

Monumental Artifact Meets Twisty Serenade
The Boston Musical Intelligencer, June 28, 2016

George Li Brings Sumptuous Bravura
The Boston Musical Intelligencer, June 27, 2016

Renowned pianist performs at Rockport Chamber Music Festival
Boston Globe North, June 10, 2016

Borromeo String Quartet Brings T.S. Eliot Poem to Rockport Chamber Music Festival
Wicked Local, June 2, 2016

Rockport, Pressler, Parker Superb
The Boston Musical Intelligencer, June 5, 2016

Summer Arts Preview Critic’s picks-Classical, Jazz, & World
The Boston Globe, May 15, 2016

When the Symphony’s away, chamber music will play
Wicked Local, May 13, 2016

2015

The Best Local Classical Albums of 2015
David Deveau’s Siegfreid Idyll Lands on Year-End ‘Best of’ List
The Boston Globe, December 19, 2015

Deveau Plumbs Schumann’s Public Privacy
The Boston Musical Intelligencer, October 27, 2015

Joey Alexander at the Shalin Liu Performance Center
Artsfuse

12-Year-Old Jazz Prodigy Joey Alexander Turns to Composing
Wall Street Journal Speakeasy

Julian Lage: Acoustic Guitarist in an Open Platform
WICN 90.5, Colors of Jazz

Latin Accents at Shalin Liu
Cuarteto Latinoamericano review
Boston Musical Intelligencer

Emmanuel’s effervescence rules Rockport
The Boston Globe

More Fine Chamber Music in Rockport
Boston Symphony Chamber Players & Emanuel Ax review
Boston Musical Intelligencer

With a Growing Musical Presence, Matthew Aucoin Feels “Like a Kid in a Candy Store”
Matthew Aucoin review
The ARTery

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin at the Shalin Liu Performance Center
The Arts Fuse

Rockport Festival serves up a varied evening of Schubert
Boston Classical Review

Shanghai grasps range of Beethoven quartets
The Boston Globe 

Yo-Yo Ma Opens Rockport Festival
The Boston Globe

Seaside Music: Not in the Rough
Festival Preview by David Deveau
Boston Musical Intelligencer

2014

After Emerson exit, Finckel busier than ever
The Boston Globe

6 classical and classy venues for a sensual summer
WBUR

Summer 2014 festival preview
Listen Magazine

Rockport raises the curtain on its 33rd season
The Boston Globe

The sonic and scenic delights of a Rockport Sunday
David Finckel & Wu Han review
WBUR 

Death and the Emersons
ArtsFuse

Borromeo Quartet savors extremes at Rockport
The Boston Globe

Shanghai Quartet shines on
The Boston Globe

2013-14 Season

Rockport pairing is rooted in artistic affinity
Richard Goode & Sarah Shafer
The Boston Globe

Premieres, projects among new season’s highlights
Jennifer Koh
The Boston Globe

Calder Paints Dramatic Scenes with Deveau & Yeh
Boston Musical Intelligencer

Hidden dimensions from the Calder Quartet
The Boston Globe

RCMF revives ‘Play of Daniel’ from the 12th century
Cape Ann Beacon/wickedlocal.com

Rockport opens with Bach concertos and a packed stage
The Boston Globe

Freddy Cole learns to live his legacy
The Boston Globe

Brubeck Brothers Quartet at Shalin Liu Performance Center – MA
New England Music News

Awards & Distinctions

“Best Concert Hall, Massachusetts”–Yankee Magazine’s 2013 “Editors’ Choice”
“Best Live Music Venue”–Northshore Magazine’s BONS Award (2011-2016)
“Best New Music Performance” & “Most Creative Programming”–The Boston Globe’s “Best of 2011”
“2011 Honor Award” for both the Shalin Liu Performance Center and Epstein Joslin Architects–The Boston Society of Architects

PHOTO CREDIT: Michael Lutch Photography

WCVB-TV Features the Shalin Liu Performance Center

Press

Rockport Music is proud to have its concerts and events regularly featured by a wide range of media outlets. Below you will find a sampling of press clippings from a variety of newspapers, magazines and blogs.

The Opening Of The Shalin Liu Performance Center

The New York Times, June 13, 2010
Taking a New Concert Hall Out for a Spin or Two

The Boston Globe, June 12, 2010
Rockport Music welcomes season in striking new home by the sea

The New York Times, June 11, 2010
Summery Sounds of a New Hall Opening

The Boston Globe, June 6, 2010
Building a space for sound: Acoustician lends his ears to Rockport’s new music hall

2016

Another Marsalis brings jazz to Rockport
Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Gloucester Daily Times, August 15, 2016

The Rockport Jazz Festival–Dedicated to Building an Audience for Jazz
The Arts Fuse, August 15, 2016

Talking to Organizest Dr. Lonnie Smith–Soul-Jazz Legend
The Arts Fuse, August 11, 2016

A 5-Year Hiatus Leads to ‘Freedom & Surrender’ for Jazz Singer Lizz Wright
The ARTery, August 8, 2016

Top 5 Summer Jazz Festivals Across the Northeast
The Huffington Post, July 12, 2016

Gerstein Brings Distinctive Artistry to Rockport Program
The Classical Review, July 12, 2016

Deep, dark family secrets revealed
Gloucester Daily Times, July 6, 2016

Monumental Artifact Meets Twisty Serenade
The Boston Musical Intelligencer, June 28, 2016

George Li Brings Sumptuous Bravura
The Boston Musical Intelligencer, June 27, 2016

Renowned pianist performs at Rockport Chamber Music Festival
Boston Globe North, June 10, 2016

Borromeo String Quartet Brings T.S. Eliot Poem to Rockport Chamber Music Festival
Wicked Local, June 2, 2016

Rockport, Pressler, Parker Superb
The Boston Musical Intelligencer, June 5, 2016

Summer Arts Preview Critic’s picks-Classical, Jazz, & World
The Boston Globe, May 15, 2016

When the Symphony’s away, chamber music will play
Wicked Local, May 13, 2016

2015

The Best Local Classical Albums of 2015
David Deveau’s Siegfreid Idyll Lands on Year-End ‘Best of’ List
The Boston Globe, December 19, 2015

Deveau Plumbs Schumann’s Public Privacy
The Boston Musical Intelligencer, October 27, 2015

Joey Alexander at the Shalin Liu Performance Center
Artsfuse

12-Year-Old Jazz Prodigy Joey Alexander Turns to Composing
Wall Street Journal Speakeasy

Julian Lage: Acoustic Guitarist in an Open Platform
WICN 90.5, Colors of Jazz

Latin Accents at Shalin Liu
Cuarteto Latinoamericano review
Boston Musical Intelligencer

Emmanuel’s effervescence rules Rockport
The Boston Globe

More Fine Chamber Music in Rockport
Boston Symphony Chamber Players & Emanuel Ax review
Boston Musical Intelligencer

With a Growing Musical Presence, Matthew Aucoin Feels “Like a Kid in a Candy Store”
Matthew Aucoin review
The ARTery

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin at the Shalin Liu Performance Center
The Arts Fuse

Rockport Festival serves up a varied evening of Schubert
Boston Classical Review

Shanghai grasps range of Beethoven quartets
The Boston Globe 

Yo-Yo Ma Opens Rockport Festival
The Boston Globe

Seaside Music: Not in the Rough
Festival Preview by David Deveau
Boston Musical Intelligencer

2014

After Emerson exit, Finckel busier than ever
The Boston Globe

6 classical and classy venues for a sensual summer
WBUR

Summer 2014 festival preview
Listen Magazine

Rockport raises the curtain on its 33rd season
The Boston Globe

The sonic and scenic delights of a Rockport Sunday
David Finckel & Wu Han review
WBUR 

Death and the Emersons
ArtsFuse

Borromeo Quartet savors extremes at Rockport
The Boston Globe

Shanghai Quartet shines on
The Boston Globe

2013-14 Season

Rockport pairing is rooted in artistic affinity
Richard Goode & Sarah Shafer
The Boston Globe

Premieres, projects among new season’s highlights
Jennifer Koh
The Boston Globe

Calder Paints Dramatic Scenes with Deveau & Yeh
Boston Musical Intelligencer

Hidden dimensions from the Calder Quartet
The Boston Globe

RCMF revives ‘Play of Daniel’ from the 12th century
Cape Ann Beacon/wickedlocal.com

Rockport opens with Bach concertos and a packed stage
The Boston Globe

Freddy Cole learns to live his legacy
The Boston Globe

Brubeck Brothers Quartet at Shalin Liu Performance Center – MA
New England Music News

Awards & Distinctions

“Best Concert Hall, Massachusetts”–Yankee Magazine’s 2013 “Editors’ Choice”
“Best Live Music Venue”–Northshore Magazine’s BONS Award (2011-2016)
“Best New Music Performance” & “Most Creative Programming”–The Boston Globe’s “Best of 2011”
“2011 Honor Award” for both the Shalin Liu Performance Center and Epstein Joslin Architects–The Boston Society of Architects

PHOTO CREDIT: Michael Lutch Photography

WCVB-TV Features the Shalin Liu Performance Center