Posts Tagged ‘opera’

Storm Warnings: Notes on Ades’ Opera and Alisa Weilerstein

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alisa weilerstein By Jay Nordlinger Philip Glass and John Adams are the most famous living classical composers (if you don’t count John Williams). Who would be next? Possibly Thomas Adès, the Brit. His opera The Tempest is maybe the most acclaimed opera of recent years. And it has been playing at the Metropolitan Opera. The composer himself [&hellip
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City Week: October 14 – October 20

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 Operatic Masterpiece—The Amore Opera presents Pucini’s Tosca, sung in Italian with English supertitles. Connelly Theatre, 220 E. 4th St., 866-811-4111; times vary, $30. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 Hip Hop Theater Festival—The 10th annual HHTF celebrates hip-hop culture with theater, dance, public art and more. [&hellip
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City Week: July 9-15

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb Friday, July 9 Magic Musical—TADA! Youth Theater presents The Magic Pot: Three Tales from China, an original musical for kids, performed by kids, about a young girl who finds herself in the middle of ancient tales. TADA! Theater, 15 W. 28th St., [&hellip
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City Week: June 18-24

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alexandra Waldhorn Friday, June 18  Motion Art—Susan Mastrangelo’s show, Slice of Life, presented by the Midtown Arts Common, captures the figural gestures of humans experiencing both the banality and the excitement of daily life. Exhibitors call it a “proscenium of the street, arrested in [&hellip
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City Week: June 4-June 10

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Max A. Goldstein Friday, June 4 Eastern Dance—The Indo-American Arts Council and Asia Society present the third annual “Erasing Borders: Festival of Indian Dance 2010.” The agenda includes two evening performances and two days of panels, workshops and demonstrations of Indian and Indian-inspired dance. [&hellip
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Al Fresco Opera

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As the summer festival closest to Manhattan—it’s 45 minutes by car (traffic willing), train or bus—Caramoor is the place to go to hear wonderful music in an idyllic outdoor setting of gorgeously landscaped gardens. For the past dozen years, musicologist turned conductor Will Crutchfield has been leading the acclaimed Bel Canto at Caramoor series there, [&hellip
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