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by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Tue Mar 17th, 2015

The English National Opera’s production of “The Indian Queen,” directed by Peter Sellars, opened at London’s Coliseum Theater to mixed- to scathing reviews.  Most of these reviews singled out the...

by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Tue Mar 17th, 2015

Despite the tremendous advances of science over the past hundred years, our mythology parallels the nearly three-thousand-year-old story of creation found in the Book of Genesis. Recent calculations regarding the...

by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Tue Mar 17th, 2015

Miller Theater at Columbia University continues its series devoted to the music of one contemporary composer with Thursday night’s (March 5) performance of music by Augusta Read Thomas, one of...

by Carola Lott in Arts & Music
Mon Mar 16th, 2015

To be considered for the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center’s winter exhibition, “Large-Scale Paintings from the Permanent Collection,” each work had to be at least five feet high or wide....

by Carola Lott in Arts & Music
Mon Mar 16th, 2015

Many people—himself included—believed that Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the best architects of the twentieth century, if not of any age. 
History itself has confirmed that assessment. In...

by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Thu Mar 5th, 2015

On March 1 Bard College Conservatory stepped off the beaten path to embrace the future, offering two premieres of compositions by students. The program opened with Samuel Barber’s first composition,...

by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Feb 22nd, 2015

Each year Bard College hosts a music program of student compositions. This year’s program, under artistic direction of Joan Tower and Blair McMillan, Music Alive!, was presented Sunday Afternoon February...

by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Thu Feb 5th, 2015

Vassar’s annual Modfest Festival has just begun. Running beond the whole month of February with a bewildering variety of activities in all the arts, it gathers greater momentum toward the...

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