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Theater review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Aug 5th, 2017

The Music Man, imaginatively directed by Morgan Green at the Sharon Playhouse, is not what you might expect: it is very much an artistic version and vision, shimmering subtlety with...

Opera review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Jul 31st, 2017

We live in ambiguous times, fraught with propaganda, confusion, and conspiracy. Charting a number of remarkable parallels with our current historical plight, Antonín Dvořák’s opera Dimitrij (1882) at Bard’s Fisher...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Jul 24th, 2017

Sometimes one may hear great pianists in unusual locales. At a literary conference in Newbridge, Ireland, devoted to the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, I had the good fortune of...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Thu Jul 20th, 2017

Brazillian Pianist Luiz de Moura Castro played an eclectic yet marvelous program on Wednesday evening for the Hotchkiss Summer Portals series. Warming up with two Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, he...

Music Preview
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Tue Jul 18th, 2017

Hotchkiss Summer Portals Program for students covers a whole range of subjects from astronomy to robotics, theater to music, and numerous other subjects. The most well-known program that admits...

Music Preview
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Tue Jul 18th, 2017

Bard College’s SummerScape puts its spotlight on Fryderyck Chopin this year. The program of Chopin and His World has already begun with the Wooster Group providing a taste of 20th...

Theater review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Jul 16th, 2017

The Wooster Group, America’s topnotch Experimental Theater Group, kicked off Bard College’s SummerScape with the world premiere of A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANITQUE), a dramatic homage...

Music review
by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Mon Jul 10th, 2017

While my memory is notoriously faulty, I had a strong feeling that I had heard Trifonov play least one of the four pieces on a prior outing.  I checked my...

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