Articles tagged 'Rimsky-Korsakov'

(Dis)Arrangements 3:
Shostakovich Preludes

To accompany their Brandenburg Concerto release, Ensemble Caprice’s director arranged six preludes and one fugue from Op. 87 in complementary instrumentation. It doesn’t sound like Shostakovich – more like polytonal Rameau.

(Dis)Arrangements 3:
Shostakovich Preludes

To accompany their Brandenburg Concerto release, Ensemble Caprice’s director arranged six preludes and one fugue from Op. 87 in complementary instrumentation. It doesn’t sound like Shostakovich – more like polytonal Rameau.

Armchair Operas 3.

With a knowing nod towards Pasolini’s Salò, McVicar and Devlin have set Strauss’ luscious single act (and last avant-garde salvo) in a high-ceilinged, multi-purpose cellar whose dingy tiles and fittings suggest a kitchen, showers, or more appropriately, an abattoir.

Armchair Operas 3.

With a knowing nod towards Pasolini’s Salò, McVicar and Devlin have set Strauss’ luscious single act (and last avant-garde salvo) in a high-ceilinged, multi-purpose cellar whose dingy tiles and fittings suggest a kitchen, showers, or more appropriately, an abattoir.

Operatic Rarities Highlight Early Summer in N.Y.

Rare and rarer best describes a trio of operas performed in June and July in three New York venues. They may never win great popularity — not a Bohème among them — but they provided three evenings of great music strikingly performed.

Operatic Rarities Highlight Early Summer in N.Y.

Rare and rarer best describes a trio of operas performed in June and July in three New York venues. They may never win great popularity — not a Bohème among them — but they provided three evenings of great music strikingly performed.