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Another Trip to Verona

The day before I went to see New York City Ballet’s Nutcracker, I wrote a post about how much the ballet meant to me. It’s the ballet I’ve been in and seen the most, the ballet that I’ve seen the most companies perform, the ballet of which I’ve seen the highest number of different choreographies. 514 more words


Alexei Volodin and ESO: Prokofiev Piano Concertos

With the Evergreen Symphony Orchestra under 莊文貞

We have managed to get through three  of Prokofiev’s five piano concertos here on the blog, the first a lighter, brief piece in contrast with the monstrously, heavy, immensely challenging second, and then the famous and still incredibly difficult third. 1,627 more words

Concert Review

NSO's Pre-tour Concert

featuring Ray Chen

More Russian music. Another violin concerto. But this time, it’s goodbye to the NSO, temporarily anyway. They’re off to Europe this weekend, and before they go jet-setting, they gave us a preview of some of the pieces on the tour program(s), with the fantastic Ray Chen as violinist. 1,388 more words

Concert Review

Prokofiev "Lily dance" and Minuet

“Волонтерская работа” Арсения для моих друзей во время моей работы.

Так “забавно” (его любимое “словечко”) наш дигитальный Прокофьев представил грацию шекспировских средневековых танцующих девушек с цветами.