I admire so many things about Eve Beglarian. Among them are her trueness to herself, her continued questing, her beautiful, unending creating.Continue reading
Contemporaneous is in top form, the singers are stupendous, and Petuch’s opera is outstanding, with his text choices as brilliant as his compositional approach. Watching this made my day, and I hope it may do the same for you.
“Portrait and a Dream [is] an opera about Jackson Pollock told through the lens of Lee Krasner and archival recordings of the people who surrounded his life.” [cite]Continue reading
A good friend recently wrote to me: “Weeds grow but I try to enjoy the flowers.” It seems a wise approach, so I am following it here.Continue reading
In the 8th session of David Nice’s excellent survey of the music of Jean Sibelius, he took a time-out from symphonies to explore others of Sibelius’s musical treasures. Here are performances of each:Continue reading