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Posts Tagged ‘Lincoln Center’

Thumbnail : The King and I in Revival at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center

The King and I in Revival at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center

*+-Is a puzzlement – why Barlett Sher and Michael Yeargan, the Tony award winning director and set designer of South Pacific, respectively, would create such a sparse scenic design for The King and I. The stage of the Vivian Beaumont Theatre is over 3,500 square feet – and much of the time (in the palace and in the forest) all we see on the large portion that thrusts out into the audience is a black floor with a lonely actor or two singing upon it.

Thumbnail : Mikhailovsky Ballet Performs The Flames of Paris

Mikhailovsky Ballet Performs The Flames of Paris

*+-Move over Les Miz! The Flames of Paris is an opulent, highly muscular, charged ballet that’s mass entertainment complete with sward-fighting, clog dancing, folk music and enough revolutionary zeal to please any audience. It also makes the French Revolution look like an event that took place between dessert and coffee – no guillotines, no blood and almost no tragedy if you don’t count the two on-stage deaths that register more as plot lines than emotional grabbers.

Thumbnail : Mostly Mozart, Hold the Mozart: the International Contemporary Ensemble and Ellie Dehn perform Fujikura, Zorn, Lucier, and Messiaen at the Park Avenue Armory

Mostly Mozart, Hold the Mozart: the International Contemporary Ensemble and Ellie Dehn perform Fujikura, Zorn, Lucier, and Messiaen at the Park Avenue Armory

*+-ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) has become a fixture at what might once have been considered and unlikely event, Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival. In recent years it has devloped into a more eclectic sort of festival, grounded in the music of Mozart as always, but including baroque and classical music played on period instruments as well as contemporary music. Within a few weeks Mostly Mozart provides a condensation of our musical interests today. It is especially welcome to get some taste of the rich contemporary music life in the City, when it inevitably thins out for the summer, as composers, many of whom teach for a living, go off to the country or an arts center to compose, perhaps with a visit to the Festival of Contemporary Music at Tanglewood or some other opportunity to congregate with colleagues and hear each other’s work.

Thumbnail : Ann, Written and Performed by Holland Taylor, at the Lincoln Center Theater

Ann, Written and Performed by Holland Taylor, at the Lincoln Center Theater

*+-Ann written and performed by Holland Taylor directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein sets by Michael Fagin costumes by Julie Weiss lighting by Matthew Richards sound by Ken Huncovsky; projections by Zachary Borova wig design by Paul Huntley production manager, Peter Fulbright production stage manager, J. P. Elins general manager, 101 Productions Ltd. Lincoln Center Theater […]

Thumbnail : Valery Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra Open the Symphonic Masters Series at Lincoln Center

Valery Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra Open the Symphonic Masters Series at Lincoln Center

*+-Lincoln Center’s acclaimed Great Performers series began its 2012/13 Symphonic Masters lineup with two outstanding performances by the London Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of its principal conductor, Valery Gergiev. Each of the all-Brahms programs featured a concerto and a symphony by the composer. The first concert took the audience on a transformative journey from […]

Thumbnail : Looking Back and Looking Forward: Takács String Quartet in Lincoln Center’s Great Performers Series

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Takács String Quartet in Lincoln Center’s Great Performers Series

*+-Lincoln Center: October 25 2012 Haydn – String Quartet Op. 76 No. 5 Britten – String Quartet No. 2 Shostakovich – Piano Quintet Marc-André Hamelin – piano The Takács Quartet Edward Dusinberre – violin Károly Schranz – violin Geraldine Walther – viola András Fejér – cello The recent Lincoln Center Great Performers concert of the […]

Thumbnail : The New York City Ballet’s All Balanchine and Stravinsky Festival

The New York City Ballet’s All Balanchine and Stravinsky Festival

*+-The New York City Ballet began its fall season at the David H. Koch Theater with a three-program tribute to the legendary choreographer/composer duo of Balanchine and Stravinsky. The first installment (which this reviewer unfortunately did not see) featured the classic Greek trilogy of Orpheus, Apollo, and Agon. The second program comprised the most overtly Russian collaborations of the two artists, drawing upon their common background in rich folk and fairy tale traditions.

Thumbnail : Étoiles From Paris and Stars From Australia: A Dance Preview of the 2012 Lincoln Center Festival

Étoiles From Paris and Stars From Australia: A Dance Preview of the 2012 Lincoln Center Festival

*+-Lincoln Center, David H. Koch Theater (unless otherwise noted): June 12 – August 5 (the Lincoln Center Festival begins July 5) Please see below for schedule. The Australian Ballet, which tends to tour “overseas” once a year, will come to Lincoln Center first, in June, with Australia’s main indigenous contemporary dance company the Bangarra Dance […]

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It is not only our older readers who object to reading them online. There are even some millennials who would rather read from paper. One of our readers got the simple idea of using the sites as sophisticated tables of contents. She prints out each article on three-hole paper and files them in a loose-leaf album. I've devoted a lot of time to finding the very best print and pdf facility there is. Just click on one of the icons at the top right of the article and print!
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