This is a great description of where we are … and an idea for how to look for fresh ways to deal with it: “To loudly insist that Hollywood cut it out with the reboots is, unfortunately, to waste your breath. It is, however, at least worth asking the question: If this is the world […]
Artek’s performance of Johann Rosenmüller and Tenet’s presentation of sacred music from Monteverdi offered a study in contrasts.
Anthony Tommasini: “Even though it was done under studio conditions, Callas, Giuseppe di Stefano (as the idealistic Mario) and Tito Gobbi (as the villainous police chief Scarpia) are thrillingly alive and subtle for the towering maestro Victor de Sabata and the forces of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. It’s hard to think of a […]
Queen Elizabeth II honored the Beatles drummer, along with Barry Gibb, Michael Morpurgo and Darcey Bussell.
That’s not the only idea, of course, but: “Offering a full range of activities will help to combat the stereotypes and ‘cultural norms’ that are putting girls off sport before they reach junior school, according to Ruth Holdaway, who is chief executive of Women in Sport. In addition to giving female pupils the option to […]
Joshua Weilerstein will take Mr. Dutoit’s place for a Ravel program in January.
Words refer to objects, and they don’t actually live in our brains – only experience does, and we use words to convey our experiences. Or so is the claim. For instance: “What is an angel but a juggling of past experience: beautiful body, plus wings, as in a dream? What is dark matter if not […]
From the Borderlands Trio to Thomas Morgan to a long night at StoneFest featuring John Zorn, a look back at some of the great performances in December.
“Mechanics of History” features a circular staircase, a trampoline and entitled men, persistent and ever ascending.
The piece, by artist Carolina Falkholdt, had been commissioned, but it didn’t last long. “The painting appeared on the wall of a building on Broome Street, between Forsyth and Eldridge Streets, on Christmas Eve. By Wednesday afternoon, it was being painted over, and by Thursday it had completely disappeared.” (Read much more about the mural’s […]