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Wien disposition

Wien disposition

Wien disposition Following classic recordings documenting the work of Karl Böhm and Herbert von Karajan. Orfeo’s 150 Years Wiener Staatsoper box moves on to new releases that are seeing their first incarnation on an officially available disc. Although some of these operas can be sourced from pirate companies, Orfeo’s excellent remastering and pristine sound broadens the spatial dimension and the aural experience, even from those broadcasts that originate from the last decade. From 1988, one hears Vienna’s ... Read More »

Three sisters who are not sisters

Three sisters who are not sisters

Three sisters who are not sisters Dell’ Arte Opera Ensemble calls this summer’s final offering “Scenes from the Tower,” although the only actual tower on view appears in Act I of another of its presentations, Princess Maleine. The “Scenes from the Tower” evening is devoted to three operas composed by women, and the metaphorical tower is women’s sequestration from the opera stage. The “Scenes” include a complete performance of Cendrillon, an opera by the great ... Read More »

“We are all brothers and sisters and human beings in the human race”

“We are all brothers and sisters and human beings in the human race”

“We are all brothers and sisters and human beings in the human race” Born on this day in 1945 gay liberation and AIDS activist, drag queen and transgender pioneer Marsha P. Johnson. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=pADsuuPd79E Happy 63rd birthday director Francesca Zambello. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNNnOom9GhY Source: Music-2 “We are all brothers and sisters and human beings in the human race” Read More »

Michelle Dorrance's First Broadway Gig, Plus 9 Other Musicals We Can't Wait to See This Season

Michelle Dorrance's First Broadway Gig, Plus 9 Other Musicals We Can't Wait to See This Season

Michelle Dorrance's First Broadway Gig, Plus 9 Other Musicals We Can&039;t Wait to See This Season What do Percy Jackson, Princess Diana and Tina Turner have in common? They’re all characters on Broadway this season. Throw in Michelle Dorrance’s choreographic debut, Henry VIII’s six diva-licious wives and the 1990s angst of Alanis Morissette, and the 2019–20 season is shaping up to be an exciting mix of past-meets-pop-culture-present. Here’s a look at the musicals hitting Broadway ... Read More »

Fortunate sun

Fortunate sun

Fortunate sun “Open are the double doors of the horizon, unlocked are its bolts.” Bass Zachary James models his brand-new tattoo of the winged sun featured in the Philip Glass Akhnaten scenic design by Tom Pye. Zachary’s tattoo is by Kyle Fitzpatrick of Philadelphia Eddies Tattoo. The bass stars as Amenhotep III in the Metropolitan Opera&8217;s company premiere of Akhnaten on November 8. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6f9kdCULk8 Source: Music-2 Fortunate sun Read More »

"Good Morning America" Thinks It's Totally Acceptable to Laugh at a 6-Year-Old for Taking Ballet

"Good Morning America" Thinks It's Totally Acceptable to Laugh at a 6-Year-Old for Taking Ballet

"Good Morning America" Thinks It's Totally Acceptable to Laugh at a 6-Year-Old for Taking Ballet When the news broke that Prince George, currently third in line for the British throne, would be continuing ballet classes as part of his school curriculum this year, we were as excited as anyone. (Okay, maybe more excited.) This was not, it seems, a sentiment shared by “Good Morning America” host Lara Spencer. On yesterday’s episode, the conversation turned to ... Read More »

Need Some Back-to-Studio Inspo? Take Your Pick from These 8 Dance Docs, Now Streaming on OVID

Need Some Back-to-Studio Inspo? Take Your Pick from These 8 Dance Docs, Now Streaming on OVID

Need Some Back-to-Studio Inspo? Take Your Pick from These 8 Dance Docs, Now Streaming on OVID If you’re seeking an extra dash of inspiration to start the new season on the right—dare we say—foot, look no further than dance documentaries. Starting August 23, OVID, a streaming service dedicated to docs and art-house films, is adding eight notable dance documentaries to its library. The best part? There’s a free seven-day trail. (After that, subscriptions are $6.99 ... Read More »

Wien to me

Wien to me

Wien to me In his memoir The World of Yesterday, the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig painted a vivid portrait of the musically febrile Vienna of his youth, recounting with literary flair the Viennese’s exacting obsession over opera and its myriad strata of detail. Sifting through Zweig’s charming collection of memories, one can find humor in the mania audiences expressed over the fading bars of a Beethoven quartet, or the peculiar way its citizenry would collectively ... Read More »

The 6 New Injury Prevention Rules

The 6 New Injury Prevention Rules

The 6 New Injury Prevention Rules The Australian Ballet’s artistic health team has become a reference worldwide, and not just because they got David Hallberg back onstage after his two-year struggle with injuries. Their results speak for themselves: While foot stress fractures and hip arthroscopies are common elsewhere in the ballet world, The Australian Ballet hasn’t had any in over a decade. Dr. Sue Mayes, the company’s principal physiotherapist since 1997 and director of the ... Read More »

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