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Posts Tagged ‘Kennedy Center’
Like Michael Bay, who gave us the Transformers and Bad Boys franchises, Tchaikovsky was considered a hack in his day.
There are some bizarre elements in the piece, which supposedly illustrate an opium hallucination and a Satanic orgy.
River Pavilion nearly sunk by Planning Commission.
A collaboration between the National Gallery of Art and the Kennedy Center illuminates the history of one of NGA's most famous pieces.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1978 megamusical Evita opens with a funeral. Spoiler alert: The first lady of Argentina, whose role has famously been sung by both Patti Lupone and Madonna, has died. What’s notable about this good, but, not definitive, staging of the musical now touring through the Kennedy Center is that in terms of the [...]
The Bach enthusiast ventures into non-Baroque waters.
Kaiser could be tone deaf at times, with "let them eat cake" moments and one alleged "go fuck yourself."
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If you were to place classical pianists along a spectrum, you might picture one with Maurizio Pollini at one end and Lang Lang at the other. I'm not talking about skill—I'm talking about something a little less tangible: Call it panache, showmanship, self-aggrandizement, whatever. Of course, putting famous people on that spectrum skews to the [...]