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Spring Season Diaries, part one: shiny Jewelry
The incomparable Tall Girl of Teresa Reichlen, photo @Andrea Mohin Spring Season is so hectic that it's easier simply to keep shorter diaries of things you saw. So the first two weeks of spring season I saw three ballets at NYCB. Here are my brief thoughts:...
The incomparable Tall Girl of Teresa Reichlen, photo @Andrea Mohin Spring Season is so hectic that it's easier simply to keep shorter diaries of things you saw. So the first two weeks of spring season I saw three ballets at N...
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Elektra - Game of Thrones
Meier and Stemme in Chereau's Elektra , photo @Marty Sohl My favorite TV series now that Mad Men is over is Game of Thrones . I've followed the sex and gore in Westeros since the first season and have also read all of George R,R. Martin's books. One of the ...
Meier and Stemme in Chereau's Elektra, photo @Marty Sohl My favorite TV series now that Mad Men is over is Game of Thrones. I've followed the sex and gore in Westeros since the first season and have also read all of George R,...
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Roberto Devereux - God Save (???) the Queen
Roberto Devereux, photo by Ken Howard Last night I saw Sondra Radvanovsky complete her "Three Queens" trilogy with a performance of Roberto Devereux , commonly thought to be the most difficult role in the trilogy. Overall I thought it was the most impressiv...
Roberto Devereux, photo by Ken Howard Last night I saw Sondra Radvanovsky complete her "Three Queens" trilogy with a performance of Roberto Devereux, commonly thought to be the most difficult role in the trilogy. Overall I th...
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Don Pasquale and L'elisir d'amore: A Tale of Two Tenors
Grigolo and Kurzak, photo @ Marty Sohl On March 15 and 16th the Metropolitan Opera performed two beloved Donizetti comedies that starred tenors with remarkable vocal instruments. Both Vittorio Grigolo (Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore ) and Javier Camarena (Ern...
Grigolo and Kurzak, photo @ Marty Sohl On March 15 and 16th the Metropolitan Opera performed two beloved Donizetti comedies that starred tenors with remarkable vocal instruments. Both Vittorio Grigolo (Nemorino in L'elisir d'...
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A Very Mariinsky Weekend, Part Two
Uliana Lopatkina and Andrei Ermakov in La Rose Malade The Mariinsky's stint at BAM ended tonight in a program that might have been called "Back to the USSR." The whole series of performances was billed a "Tribute to Maya Plisetskaya" but unlike the  Ballet ...
Uliana Lopatkina and Andrei Ermakov in La Rose Malade The Mariinsky's stint at BAM ended tonight in a program that might have been called "Back to the USSR." The whole series of performances was billed a "Tribute to Maya Plis...
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Winter Season Diaries, continued
Hyltin and Veyette, photo by Andrea Mohin There is something useful about seeing the exact same program done by three completely different casts. NYCB's frantic winter season usually doesn't allow such luxuries, but eight straight performances of La Sylphid...
Hyltin and Veyette, photo by Andrea Mohin There is something useful about seeing the exact same program done by three completely different casts. NYCB's frantic winter season usually doesn't allow such luxuries, but eight str...
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Miami City Ballet Paints the Town Red
Serenade by the MCB, photo @ Andrea Mohin When out of town ballet companies that are not The Royal Ballet/Mariinsky/Bolshoi/Paris Opera Ballet tour NYC, the formula is often depressingly predictable. They book for a few performances at the Joyce/City Center...
Serenade by the MCB, photo @ Andrea Mohin When out of town ballet companies that are not The Royal Ballet/Mariinsky/Bolshoi/Paris Opera Ballet tour NYC, the formula is often depressingly predictable. They book for a few perfo...
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Pennsylvania Ballet - Contemporary Ballet Done Right
Lillian DiPiazza and Arian Molina Soca in Grace Action, photo by Alexander Izilaev It was almost on a whim that I decided to check out Pennsylvania Ballet's program of contemporary pieces at the Joyce Theatre. PA Ballet has received a lot of buzz since the ...
Lillian DiPiazza and Arian Molina Soca in Grace Action, photo by Alexander Izilaev It was almost on a whim that I decided to check out Pennsylvania Ballet's program of contemporary pieces at the Joyce Theatre. PA Ballet has r...
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She Loves Me
Zachary Levi and Laura Benanti in She Loves Me, photo by Joan Marcus Right now two classic musicals by the team of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick are playing across the street from each other.  Fiddler on the Roof   and the Roundabout Theatre's She Loves Me...
Zachary Levi and Laura Benanti in She Loves Me, photo by Joan Marcus Right now two classic musicals by the team of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick are playing across the street from each other. Fiddler on the Roof and the Roun...
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Javier Camarena - King of the High D's
Buratto and Camarena in Don Pasquale, photo @ Marty Sohl If there's type of opera fan that absolutely sets my teeth on edge, it's the high note freaks. The type that will dismiss an entire performance of Lucia because the soprano didn't sing two (unwritten)...
Buratto and Camarena in Don Pasquale, photo @ Marty Sohl If there's type of opera fan that absolutely sets my teeth on edge, it's the high note freaks. The type that will dismiss an entire performance of Lucia because the sop...
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A Very Mariinsky Weekend, Part One
Kolegova as Raymonda The Mariinsky Ballet is without doubt one of the greatest companies (if not the greatest) in the world, but it can sometimes display a maddening arrogance. A case in point was their tour to Washington, D.C. and New York this week. Washi...
Kolegova as Raymonda The Mariinsky Ballet is without doubt one of the greatest companies (if not the greatest) in the world, but it can sometimes display a maddening arrogance. A case in point was their tour to Washington, D...
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Manon Lescaut
Kristine Opolais and Roberto Alagna, photo by Ken Howard What's that phrase? "Eighty percent of success is showing up"? The Met put that idiom sorely to the test last night when Manon Lescaut had its premiere in a sexless, charmless performance.  The new pr...
Kristine Opolais and Roberto Alagna, photo by Ken Howard What's that phrase? "Eighty percent of success is showing up"? The Met put that idiom sorely to the test last night when Manon Lescaut had its premiere in a sexless, ...
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