We were attending Of Love and Rage, a new ballet, performed by the American Ballet Theatre at the Metropolitan Opera House on Monday night. Of Love and Rage? Its score is drawn primarily, or ...
The title of this small but fascinating exhibition at the Château de Chantilly’s, “Clouet: À la cour des petits Valois,” is a little confusing in the sense t ...
After initially butting heads with Agostini—the good professor thought his student’s attempts at self-expression were lousy ...
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Say what you will about the Old South—and these days no one risks saying anything good—it left behind some grand houses. I grew up in South Carolina where I did not live in such a house but in a ...
Last night, the Cleveland Orchestra began its concert at Carnegie Hall with a piece by George Walker. He was an American composer who was born in 1922 and died in 2018. I knew him toward the end of ...
This week: Casanova, Steven Isserlis, the island of Kasos, the Battle of Midway & more from the world of culture. Goatskins hung out to dry on the island of Kasos, to be later used for rucksacks and ...
The Metropolitan Opera has revived The Rake’s Progress, Stravinsky’s neoclassical work, in the 1997 production by the late Jonathan Miller. A friend of mine says, “Jonathan was the only genius I’ve ...
On Saturday night, the New York Philharmonic played a concert that some critics would curl their lip at. The program consisted of two “warhorses”—two very familiar pieces—namely the Tchaikovsky Piano ...