It took me quite a bit of time to write this post. I was really close to him, and honestly I’m still coping with his passing.
The Weinstein case generated a snowball effect: no, I’m not talking about the lawsuits or the #metoo stories. I’m talking about the side effect on the art world: from a petition to remove a painting by Balthus from a museum to the altered finale of Carmen.
I don’t really hate Boulez. But I don’t like his music. But I do like what he tried to do. And I want more of it.
Four composers from the UK and the US make it for a very interesting album: I find this listening challenging and enjoyable, well conceived in its entirety.
No enemy but winter and rough weather: discovering new music is always exciting. The 6th album of the Shakespeare Concert Series is a great mix of old (16th century) and contemporary music.
The Tempest saw a strict collaboration between Shakespeare and musician Robert Johnson which gave birth to something unique, getting very close to Opera
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