Andre Barbe’s set and costume designs for Opera Philadelphia’s current production of Puccini’s Turandot are so spectacular, that they keep giving during the entire time. The detailing and cultural template recalls the golden age of Hollywood and the impact threaten to upstage not only the singers, but Puccini. Fortunately, the ...
Emily S. MendelArt & ArchitectureSan Francisco,
While admired and respected during their lifetimes in early 17th century France, the works of the three talented Le Nain brothers, Antoine, Louis and Mathieu, are now hardly known in the United States. In fact, the last U.S. exhibition of their paintings was 70 years ago, although an exhibit of ...
After a rollercoaster year of budget cuts and high-profile walkouts, English National Opera's 2016-17 season opens with this much-heralded new "Don Giovanni" from fêted director Richard Jones.
Oddly enough, given Jones's 25-year association with the company, this is the first time he's tackled Mozart at the Coliseum. It's ...
Karen WeinsteinMusicLos Angeles,
Here is my conundrum: (1) I am not crazy about performances that last three full hours; (2) I want to be emotionally pulled in; and (3) if dancers are going to be on stage for most of an opera the choreography should be meaningful and not repetitious. Well, the LAOpera ...
JAZZ 100 was the Kimmel Center’s kick-off to their season’s jazz programming with the all-star line-up of players on the Merriam Theater stage in tribute to the centenary celebration of Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie and Mongo Santamaria- all born in 1917 and destined to become jazz giants. ...
Emily S. MendelTheaterNew York,
What makes great theater? If your answer is elaborate sets, music and dance, “Heisenberg” is not for you. But if you want to watch the beautifully acted, captivating interaction between two strangers — lost souls, who, by the end of the 80-minute, one-act-play have formed a vital bond — run ...
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