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Still Life Oil Paintings So Real You’ll Have to Look Twice

Still Life Oil Paintings So Real You’ll Have to Look Twice Still life oil painter Kyle Surges tricks our eyes with his realistic, nostalgic paintings The post Still Life Oil Paintings So Real You&8217;ll Have to Look Twice appeared first on Artists Network. Source: Fine #art Still Life Oil Paintings So Real You’ll Have to Look Twice Read More »

È caduta l’altra scarpia

È caduta l’altra scarpia

È caduta l’altra scarpia “Sir Bryn Terfel has had to withdraw from the Met’s new production of Puccini’s Tosca as he takes enforced rest due to vocal fatigue. Zeljko Lucic will sing the role of Scarpia on December 31, 2017, and January 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 23, and 27 (matinee), 2018.” So says the Met press office. Source: Music-2 È caduta l’altra scarpia Read More »

Wanna Be a Better Performer? Company XIV Has 4 Ideas Worth Trying.

Wanna Be a Better Performer? Company XIV Has 4 Ideas Worth Trying.

{$inline_image} Wanna Be a Better Performer? Company XIV Has 4 Ideas Worth Trying. Brooklyn-based burlesque troupe Company XIV isn’t afraid to take risks. Nutcracker Rouge , their take on the holiday classic, features a cast of jack-of-all-trades dancers who double as greeters, ushers, singers, actors and aerialists, while baring a good amount of skin but even more confidence. (Disclaimer: The show is for mature audiences only.) What’s most impressive about these artists is how captivating ... Read More »

Op-Ed: What's Missing in the Peter Martins Investigation

Op-Ed: What's Missing in the Peter Martins Investigation

Op-Ed: What's Missing in the Peter Martins Investigation Former New York City Ballet dancer Wilhelmina Frankfurt first spoke out about sexual misconduct at NYCB in Psychology Tomorrow in 2012. Since October, she’s been working with The Washington Post reporter Sarah Kaufman for a story about Peter Martins , and w hen the School of American Ballet began investigating Martins for an anonymous accusation, she was called in to discuss her experiences. But Frankfurt feels there’s ... Read More »

Webcast: La Bohème

Webcast: La Bohème

Webcast: La Bohème Join La Cieca at the final frontier of Claus Guth‘s controversial new production of La Bohème, webcast at 1:30 PM today. With typical generosity, your doyenne offers you two ways to watch the performance, specified after the jump.  You can join La Cieca for an interactive chat at Rabbit.tv. (Note that for full chat functionality you will need to create an account on Rabbit.tv) Or you can watch the performance directly from ... Read More »

“And maybe a candle”

“And maybe a candle”

“And maybe a candle” Happy 60th birthday playwright, actor, film director and (sort of) opera director Robert Lepage.  //www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmD93C-uRXg Born on this day in 1900 tenor Arthur Carron. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMff4wPG524 Born on this day in 1906 tenor Ludwig Suthaus. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lSMWDDpFvQ Born on this day in 1915 singer and actor Frank Sinatra. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPzHYiiRgxA Born on this day in 1921 bass-baritone Toni Blankenheim. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWMMhfY3ulY Born on this day in 1927 soprano Hanny Steffek. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Sf2liCStcs Happy 69th birthday baritone ... Read More »

Apex 2017

Apex 2017 At the New Yorker website may be found my list of Notable Performances and Recordings of 2017. The Rest Is Noise Person of the Year is Tyshawn Sorey. Oh, do not ask, "What is it?" Let us go and listen to it. My favorite music book of 2017 was Tim Rutherford-Johnson's Music After the Fall: Modern Composition and Culture since 1989 (University of California Press). This remarkable feat of synthesis and analysis, about ... Read More »

E qui la luna l’abbiamo vicina

E qui la luna l’abbiamo vicina

E qui la luna l’abbiamo vicina “Puccini’s operas seldom take well to abstraction, since the composer engraved every detail of what should happen into the score so specifically that there was little wiggle room left.” Discuss.   This production will be telecast live via Medici.tv Tuesday at 1:30 PM EST. Check back at parterre for group viewing/discussion details! //www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCmRwmr25XA //www.youtube.com/watch?v=2d29FWCUz04 //www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjEcE93BRl4 Source: Music-2 E qui la luna l’abbiamo vicina Read More »

Sing out, Lucille

Sing out, Lucille

Sing out, Lucille On this day in 1960 the Cy Coleman musical Wildcat (Lucille Ball‘s only Broadway show) opened at the Alvin Theatre, to run 141 performances.  //www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaYjVHEB5bs Born on this day in 1803 composer Hector Berlioz. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=fel3w_sYdps Born on this day in 1886 conductor Gennaro Papi. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7v5kW9RxLQ Born on this day in 1892 tenor Giacomo Lauri-Volpi. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC4qLbDUFtA Happy 86th birthday actress and singer Rita Moreno. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUI2cYJQRhU Born on this day in 1939 soprano Atsuko ... Read More »

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