It’s a summer weekend and you’re wondering where to go. Well, grab a friend and head out to a classical music festival. It’s the perfect excuse to ditch the city -- you have a purpose and a place to go. Best of all, you can see some great performances. Here are my picks for the top five Northeast festivals.
Before fleeing to Paris in 1933, Paul Dessau worked in German theater, film and music, and his lively choral piece, “Haggadah shel Pesach,” contains references to Jewish folksongs and cantorial singing.