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Schubert is considered an early romantic composer, but that does justice neither to his personal voice nor to the amazingly compressed stylistic development that took place right up to his death at the age of 31. Compared to his older contemporaries John Field and Carl Maria von Weber, Schubert the [...]
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
Source: The Latest on The Berkshire Review for the Arts
As Pierre Boulez's “house pianist” at Ensemble Intercontemporain for many years, Pierre-Laurent Aimard could have been expected to be very brainy, in command of the most complex and challenging modern scores, with an artistic temperament on the cool side, eschewing virtuosic display and temperament. His deep insight into contemporary music [...]
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
Source: The Latest on The Berkshire Review for the Arts

The people of New South Wales have been anticipating the upcoming state election almost since the last election four years ago, never a good situation. As regular readers of our dispatches from Sydney know, the soon to be defeated Labor Government has for the past sixteen years, with [...]

Mon, Aug 07, 2017
Source: The Latest on New York Arts
TMC orchestra performances tend to be somewhat haphazard assortments of repertory, mostly of high quality, but diverse rather than coherent as programs. Monday night's concert was different: there were resonances among the works that indicated a triangle of influences and artistic interests with the apex being in the music of [...]
Sat, Aug 05, 2017
Source: The Latest on The Berkshire Review for the Arts
Many of us who attend the Bard Music Festival look forward to it with the same warm anticipation we once looked forward to Christmas. Two weekends are packed with music, much of it we've never heard before, some of it great, some good, some interesting. There are panel discussions and [...]
Sat, Aug 05, 2017
Source: The Latest on The Berkshire Review for the Arts
Chopin at 25, by his fiancée Maria Wodzińska, 1835. Watercolor and ink on Bristol board. National Museum Warsaw.

Many of us who attend the Bard Music Festival look forward to it with the same warm anticipation we once looked forward to Christmas. Two weekends are packed with music, much of it we've never heard before, some of it great, some good, some interesting. There are panel [...]

Sat, Aug 05, 2017
Source: The Latest on New York Arts
You have only two days left to see Theresa Rebeck's philatelic thriller at the Oldcastle Theatre Company in Bennington. By all means drop any other plans you may have and treat yourself to a show that is both gripping and tartly amusing, with its sour, disillusioned view of sibling relationships [...]
Sat, Aug 05, 2017
Source: The Latest on The Berkshire Review for the Arts