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New York Times
La conquista global de Rosalía
El debate sobre la apropiación cultural de la cantante española es injusto: su música encarna, con altura, la forma artística más elocuente de la globalización: el remix. Sun, 17 Nov 2019 10:00:08 GMT
Carol Brightman, 80, Dies; Profiled a Notable Writer and a Notable Band
After publishing a biography of Mary McCarthy, she changed course and plunged into the world of the Grateful Dead and the group’s devoted fans. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:42:06 GMT
What Makes a Popular Song Great?
Rob Kapilow’s “Listening for America” explains how to distinguish good from bad in the Great American Songbook. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:00:03 GMT
The Playlist: Billie Eilish’s Bittersweet Dream, and 9 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Emotional Oranges, Future, the Secret Sisters and others. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:20:54 GMT
At the Boston Symphony, Andris Nelsons Still Seeks an Identity
Now in his sixth season with the orchestra, an acclaimed conductor struggles to define his mission. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:15:43 GMT
Latest Classical Reviews
Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Sonatas (violin: Leonidas Kavakos, piano: Enrico Pace)
This joyous set of Beethoven's sonatas takes its place among the very best. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - Septem verba a Christo (Sophie Karthaüser, Christophe Dumaux, Julien Behr, Konstantin Wolff, Academie für Alte Musik Berlin/Rene Jacobs)
In its own way, the Seven Words of Christ is just as sublime as the Stabat Mater. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky - Pictures, Sarcasms & Visions (feat. piano: Steven Osborne)
This sensitive, dynamic recording is a joy, and may even constitute a revelation. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Franz Schubert - Schubert Edition Vol. 7: Erlkönig (baritone: Matthias Goerne; piano: Andreas Haefliger)
The pair exhibits a refined style on these illuminating performances. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Benjamin Britten - The Rape of Lucretia (conductor: Oliver Knussen; Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble)
A deeply affecting experience that ought to win the opera many new admirers. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000
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In The Wake Of Apparent Hostility Toward Black Guest Curator, The Guggenheim Hires Its First Full-Time Black Woman Curator
Art historian Chaédria LaBouvier, who was the first solo Black woman curator in the museum’s 80-year history, said that she was cut out of her own show, “Basquiat’s ‘Defacement’: The Untold Story.” Now the Guggenheim, without directly addressing LaBouvier’s claims, has hired the Brooklyn Museum’s Ashley James. James’s work “‘complements the Guggenheim’s mission to present […] Sun, 17 Nov 2019 21:30:00 +0000
The 1920s Secret Society Of Women Writers At Oxford
Spearheaded, and named, by Dorothy L. Sayers, the name of Mutual Admiration Society “both captures the spirit of the group and misrepresents it. They supported each other boldly and emphatically: no false modesty or feminine shame here. They were willing to be relentless and did not insist on being liked. … They were critical, and […] Sun, 17 Nov 2019 21:00:00 +0000
GoFundMe Isn’t Just For Health Care Or Funerals In The U.S., But Also For Ballet Costumes
That’s right, the Colorado Ballet has turned to crowdfunding to get new Nutcracker costumes; the old ones were created for the San Francisco Ballet in 1986, and Colorado Ballet bought them in 2005. “For years, the team has done what it can to try to maintain the set and costumes, using vodka to try to […] Sun, 17 Nov 2019 20:30:00 +0000
Egypt Officially Criminalizes Climbing The Pyramids
The new laws also criminalize all kinds of antiquities theft. “Earlier this year, an Egyptian man climbed to the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza, removing parts of a 19th-century wooden mast that was installed to measure the height of the pyramid, and throwing stones at security forces.” Then there was the Danish couple that […] Sun, 17 Nov 2019 20:00:00 +0000
Laid-Off Marciano Foundation Target LAXart Board Member
A small art nonprofit, LAXart’s mission includes social consciousness. The protesting workers were laid off after they unionized and the Marciano Art Foundation abruptly closed. They asked LAXart to tell board member Olivia Marciano, who had been the artistic director at the Marciano Art Foundation, either to explain or get off the board. – Los […] Sun, 17 Nov 2019 19:30:00 +0000
New York Times
The Playlist: Billie Eilish’s Bittersweet Dream, and 9 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Emotional Oranges, Future, the Secret Sisters and others. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:20:54 GMT
12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 22:00:05 GMT
Jan Erik Kongshaug, Maestro of Recorded Sound, Dies at 75
The techniques he developed with Manfred Eicher, the founder of the ECM label, had a major influence on the recordings of Pat Metheny, Keith Jarrett and many others. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 23:26:10 GMT
The Playlist: George Michael’s First Posthumous Music, and 12 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Rosalía, Jessie Ware, Mura Masa and others. Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:50:08 GMT
How This Top Jazz Drummer Spends His Sundays
Willie Jones III starts the day with basketball and ends it going to one of his favorite clubs to “just listen.” (O.K., sometimes he’ll play.) Fri, 08 Nov 2019 10:00:29 GMT
Latest Jazz & Blues Reviews
Steve Coleman and Five Elements - Functional Arrhythmias
The most exciting and substantial Coleman release of the last few years. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Kyle Eastwood - The View From Here
Eastwood’s finest album to date, with a timeless quality. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Erik Truffaz Quartet - El Tiempo de la Revolucion
Truffaz remains one of the most consistently creative trumpeters around. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
The James Hunter Six - Minute by Minute
Hunter’s latest cuts recall the golden ages of soul and blues. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Marius Neset - Birds
An engrossing, beautifully produced album from a player and composer to watch. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Playbill News
Last Chance: Schedule of Upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway Show Closings
What shows are about to close in New York City?
Schedule of Upcoming Off-Broadway Shows
Due to the expansive nature of Off-Broadway, this list is not comprehensive.
Upcoming Cast Recordings
The showtunes you need from the shows you love!
Charles Busch Stars in The Tale of the Allergist's Wife to Benefit Actors Fund
Original stars Linda Lavin, Michele Lee, Tony Roberts, and Anil Kumar are also part of the November 18 reading.
André De Shields, Donna McKechnie, Ann Reinking, More Inducted Into Theater Hall of Fame November 18
Tony winner Joel Grey hosts the annual ceremony at the Gershwin Theatre.
Musical America Blogs
Good News Backstage at La Monnaie
  By: Frank Cadenhead.  It is not a news item demanding the attention of fans of opera around the world but it is important for opera in Brussels. The Théâtre de la Monnaie stage and the workshops where productions are prepared and stored are now linked by a tunnel under Leopold Street. There was only […] Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:17:11 +0000
Tenor Facebook War Averted
By: Frank Cadenhead. This is (mostly) a Google translation of an item from the French site Forum Opera: After declaring in 2015 that he would not go back on the stage of the Orange Theater, Roberto Alagna announces he will give up Otello on July 12 and 15, 2020 in Munich to make his return […] Sat, 12 Oct 2019 13:18:48 +0000
Emancipating Artists From Your Roster
By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. Hi everyone! The issue of artists leaving a roster and re-booking themselves at a venue their manager/agent originally found for them is always an ongoing problem. I’ve been asked to re-post a blog we did on this several years ago. Here it is….. Dear Law and Disorder: What would be […] Tue, 06 Aug 2019 18:42:36 +0000
Lyon and Paris Fail the Future
By: Frank Cadenhead.  The Tuesday news of the failure to find a replacement for Serge Dorny at the Opéra National de Lyon leaves opera in France’s second-largest city adrift. The announcement by the selection committee indicates that all of the finalist, and their proposals for season 2021-2022 and beyond, have been found insufficient. The members […] Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:23:24 +0000
Opera and Cigarettes
By: Frank Cadenhead. It was not just “politically incorrect.” The Belgian government has accused the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège of possibly violating a law by receiving financial support from a tobacco company. Support by Japan Tobacco International, whose brands include Winston and Camel, has not been hidden and the company’s logo appears is […] Sun, 12 May 2019 20:21:32 +0000 New York City Stories
Patrick Berran Presents O U T Part 2 at Chapter NY
Chapter NY has announced the seconde iteration of O u t, a rotating exhibition of works on paper by Patrick Berran on view in the gallery's office. The gallery will present three of Berran's recent drawings, on view for only one week at a time and showcasing a new selection every six weeks. Sun, 17 Nov 2019 20:05:01 PST
Miguel Zenón Presents Slavo Rican Assembly Live At Teatro Latea
NYC-based septet Slavo Rican Assembly performs live at Teatro Latea on November 30th, presented by Miguel Zenón. Sun, 17 Nov 2019 17:34:42 PST
Scott Raneri Trips Down A Genetic Rabbit Hole Of Family Secrets In THE MARVELOUS MR. MARZO at Don't Tell Mama.
All families have secrets. Often, those secrets are taken to grave. But when family members decide to take a DNA test, the truth is revealed, unraveling the rich tapestry of a matriarch's husbands and loves. Sun, 17 Nov 2019 17:32:15 PST
BWW Review: Alan Wiggins and Nathan Salstone take lead in 54 SINGS MAROON 5 at 54 Below
54 Below consistently celebrates music and features rising talent, including some of my consistent favorites, Danny Quadrino, Nathan Salstone, and Morgan Reilly. Alan Wiggins and Marcus Paul James, however, highlighted this fun, good vibes tribute show with unique arrangements of classic Maroon 5 hits by Luke Williams. Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:44:39 PST
Photo Coverage: Yankee Legend and First-Ballot Hall Of Famer Mariano Rivera Honored At Marina Del Rey
Last night, celebrities, sports icons, family, and friends gathered at the Mariano Rivera Foundation Gala to benefit The New Learning Center For Children in New Rochelle, NY. Sun, 17 Nov 2019 09:03:36 PST


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