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Music review

All dolled up at the Pops

Palmer brings the edge but the fest needs more

By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / June 20, 2008

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Last night in Symphony Hall, Amanda Palmer brought some spark and much-needed edge to the Boston Pops's EdgeFest. On her own terms, Palmer, in strong gravelly voice, gave a richly satisfying performance that had this crowd roaring far more than most in Symphony Hall. But even she couldn't overcome the deeper tensions that make the EdgeFest a strained format. (Full article: 616 words)

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