Articles by Year: La Folia, 2011.

Armchair Operas 7.

Der Mond appeared two years after the runaway hit Carmina Burana, and like most everything Orff penned in its wake, it shares the same beer-hall bravado, diatonic gamut and hammering rhythms.

Armchair Operas 7.

Der Mond appeared two years after the runaway hit Carmina Burana, and like most everything Orff penned in its wake, it shares the same beer-hall bravado, diatonic gamut and hammering rhythms.

Youri Pochtar’s late Liszt

Youri Pochtar boasts an encompassing technique, as well as the intellect to grasp the music’s mercurial turns.

Youri Pochtar’s late Liszt

Youri Pochtar boasts an encompassing technique, as well as the intellect to grasp the music’s mercurial turns.

Mostly Symphonies 16.

A central instigator in the Wiener Aktionismus movement, Nitsch has been celebrated and vilified for events involving paint-splattering, animal disembowelment and nudity.

Mostly Symphonies 16.

A central instigator in the Wiener Aktionismus movement, Nitsch has been celebrated and vilified for events involving paint-splattering, animal disembowelment and nudity.

Eights and Nines

Here is more proof of my unnatural kinship with St. Anton.

Eights and Nines

Here is more proof of my unnatural kinship with St. Anton.

Armchair Operas 6.

Eighty sluggish minutes dramatize three months in Bruckner’s life. The insecure 43-year-old spent the summer of 1867 at Bad Kreuzen wrestling with a decision: to leave Linz and seek his fortune in Vienna as a composer, or journey to Mexico.

Armchair Operas 6.

Eighty sluggish minutes dramatize three months in Bruckner’s life. The insecure 43-year-old spent the summer of 1867 at Bad Kreuzen wrestling with a decision: to leave Linz and seek his fortune in Vienna as a composer, or journey to Mexico.

Pianos Abused: Schubert and Beethoven in New York

The staged entertainment Three Pianos consists of three guys hanging out, knocking back drinks, and stumbling through Schubert’s 1827 Winterreise.

Pianos Abused: Schubert and Beethoven in New York

The staged entertainment Three Pianos consists of three guys hanging out, knocking back drinks, and stumbling through Schubert’s 1827 Winterreise.