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The maestro of lush, soft-drama music is on tour celebrating his breakthrough 1993 performance in Athens.
“I’ve rediscovered the part of my brain that can’t decode anything, that can’t add, that can’t work from a verbalized concept, that doesn’t care about stylish notation, that makes melodies that have pitch and rhythm, that doesn’t know anything about zen eternity and gets bored and changes, that isn’t worried about being commercial or avant-garde […]
That’s exactly what Mexican artist Gonzalo Lebrija has devised for a piece to premiere this month at the Soluna International Music & Arts Festival in Dallas. “Mariachi songs are always loud – they’re about passion and crying. It’s liberation,” says Lebrija. “And I think playing Wagner with the idea of a broken heart, it’s a […]
The stage version of “Jagged Little Pill” sets a story steeped in hot-button issues like opiate addiction and gender identity to the singer’s raw 1995 album.
“A retired surgeon’s research into the deaths of 70 of the best-known classical composers has led him to conclude that many of them were unfairly tainted with reputations for ‘venereal disease, alcoholism or sexual impropriety’.” Says the researcher, John Noble, “The list of composers who had syphilis is short. The list of composers said to […]
The musician and composer, who died this week at 69, spent decades helping shape the worlds of avant-garde rock and contemporary classical music.
“The 52-year-old conductor has held the [chief conductor] position since 2013 – having previously served [in] principal positions with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.”
The teaser for the biopic emphasizes the likeness between the actor and the rocker. The film is due this fall after the director was replaced on the production.
“Had it been down to him, [director Calixto Bieito would] have called the show The Anatomy of Melancholy, after the encyclopedic study by 17th-century scholar Robert Burton, whom he calls the British Montaigne. With a nod to the box office, however, he’s gone for a title that sums up a show in which the Heath […]