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Nadia Sirota and Friends at Symphony Space

February 9, 2016 | Daniel Stephen Johnson, MusicalAmerica.com
NEW YORK--Hold the viola jokes. Last week, Symphony Space presented the Fuse Project, a week-long residency by Nadia Sirota, a violist, radio commentator, and muse whose contributions to New York's new music scene have helped to upend elitist … »Read
 

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Strange Bedfellows Make a Double Bill That Works

February 8, 2016 | Wynne Delacoma, MusicalAmerica.com
CHICAGO—They’re a surprising pair for an operatic double bill: Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine , an intense monodrama about a woman in the midst of a nervous breakdown, and Gianni Schicchi , Puccini’s merry comedy about a … »Read
 

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At BAM: A Trisha Brown Masterwork, Perhaps for the Last Time

February 5, 2016 | Rachel Straus, MusicalAmerica.com
NEW YORK--In 1983 the Brooklyn Academy of Music launched the Next Wave Festival and commissioned the avant-garde choreographer Trisha Brown to make Set and Reset . Last week, the masterwork returned to BAM. With a score by Laurie Anderson titled … »Read
 

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A Tangled Mess of Mozart at Staatsoper Berlin

February 3, 2016 | Shirley Apthorp, MusicalAmerica.com
BERLIN--Long before Peter Schaffer wrote Amadeus , the play made famous by Milos Forman’s 1984 film, Rimsky-Korsakov had set the Pushkin play that started it all to music. Mozart and Salieri is the starting-point for the Staatsoper … »Read
 

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Kronos, Rinde Eckert Wrap My Lai in High Sonic Agitatas

February 2, 2016 | Wynne Delacoma, MusicalAmerica.com
CHICAGO--In My Lai , a monodrama for tenor, string quartet, and Vietnamese instruments, composer Jonathan Berger had countless tragic elements at his disposal. The My Lai Massacre, the murder of hundreds of unarmed civilian men, women, and … »Read
 

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'Seeing Music': Cats Cradle Meets The Art of the Fugue

February 1, 2016 | Bruce Hodges, MusicalAmerica.com
NEW YORK--Most admirers of Bach's The Art of Fugue —his terse, final work—have become acquainted with it through keyboard versions, whether on harpsichord, fortepiano, modern piano, or organ. But over the years, the composer's cycle … »Read
 
 

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