Bridgewater Hall, ManchesterMark Elder gave this Verdi celebration a richly detailed and warmly human treatment, with stellar singing and choral accompaniment all around Conducted by Mark Elder, the Hallé‘s glorious Verdi bicentenary concert focused on the composer’s relationship with Arrigo Boito, the last and finest of his librettists. The programme judiciously and extensively surveyed their […]
Peak music body wants change in planning laws to prevent closure of longstanding live music venues Oliver Milman
Highly individual American drummer, bandleader and jazz visionary who toured with Lena Horne in the 1950s A hundred years into its evolution, jazz incorporates ethnic and European classical instruments, drum machines and DJs spinning decks. A half-century or so ago, hardware habits were more cut and dried. A jazz big band had trumpets, trombones, saxes […]
The choreographer Arturo Vidich, collaborating with Maximilian Balduzzi, employed novel contraptions and effects in his piece at the Abrons Arts Center on Friday.
The Joyce Theater Foundation plans to announce on Monday that it will present the New York premiere of “Snow White” with choreography by Angelin Preljocaj.
The following blog post is by Mimi Ringness, Communications Intern at the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Mimi is a full-time student at Arizona State University and will graduate in December 2013, earning a Bachelor of …
Catherine Bennett:The culture minister tells Hull what a financial boon being City of Culture will be. She's missing the point.
Yahoo has been hiring hotshot journalists to boost its news cred, and Monday's addition of Katie Couric could help with the company's efforts to reinvigorate itself. But it has to get the content just right.