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by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Fri Feb 5th, 2016

Yuja Wang’s performance at the New York Philharmonic Thursday showed that she has achieved yet a new level.  Her prior outings with this great orchestra showed a mercurial side –...

by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Wed Feb 3rd, 2016

We are transported to the vast loneliness of a Russian winter, a space both interior and exterior, a place of torment, where a little sound fills the void, then builds...

Wed Feb 3rd, 2016

In 1864 Matthew Vassar bought over 300 paintings that formed the personal collection of Elias Lyman Magoon. These works – for the most part contemporary landscapes and genre scenes -...

Sun Jan 31st, 2016

An exhibition of Alexander Shundi’s paintings, poetry and collages can be seen for the next three months at the Moviehouse Studio Gallery in Millerton. In a lecture a few years...

Cuban-Russian pianism
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Jan 31st, 2016

The Hotchkiss School, famous for its music program, both in-house and abroad, as well as its concert programs, has recently been showcasing fabulous Russian pianism. Cuban-born Leonel Morales elegantly graced...

Wed Jan 27th, 2016

Last night I was lucky enough to be taken to see the New York City Ballet Company at Lincoln Center.  My friend Hannah Ross is a textile dyer for NYCB,...

Communicating Poetry
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Tue Jan 26th, 2016

Connecticut State Poet Laureate Rennie McQuilkin read selected work to students on Jan. 26 at the Hotchkiss School. As a poet be believes poetry to be more oral performance than...

The Labyrinth of Memory
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Jan 24th, 2016

On Sunday Bard College offered a free preview of A Proust Sonata: 7 tableaux en musique at the LUMA Theater. Conceived and directed by Sarah Rothenberg, who plays the piano...

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