This is the first installment of a new series I am calling Quick Takes. Since I am a busy grad student and don’t always have boatloads of time to write lengthy, in-depth blog posts (as much as I would like that!), … 602 more words
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I covered a very unusual approach to Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde for Musical America. This remarkably original staging by Yuval Sharon and the Chile-based Teatrocinema Company was performed this past weekend by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel, with soloists Russell Thomas and Tamara Mumford.
Last Wednesday Gordon and I drove down to the Music Center to attend Water by the Spoonful at the Taper. We’d just had soup at Kendall’s a few day’s earlier so we skipped dinner and went directly to the theater. 678 more words