This series taps into the inevitable horror we would all feel if we learned that we had once loved a monster — or that the monster we fear might be inside of us.
We mourn the loss of an affable generous man, a bridge to a vast history, who also knew and loved American culture.
New podcast host Elizabeth Howard talks to Neal Goren about contemporary opera: the trends, attracting new audiences, and how opera can be adapted for the internet.
The truth is, Q: Into the Storm is shockingly dull.
Here’s to the late Harold Bloom. Do yourself a favor. Get up early (or whenever) and read something that matters.
With apologies to the Swan of Avon.
The experience of watching Ammonite may prove slightly unsettling for some viewers because there is so little cinematic artifice at work.
Just in time for Passover: another fine world-premiere Rossini recording, the 1827 French version of his Moses-in-Egypt opera.
This was an improved edition of the Berlin International Film Festival, and a number of films seem poised to travel widely, despite being largely ignored by the US media.
If you like your films “weird, sexually provocative, and intellectually stimulating” (add violence to the mix) then our critics will feed your appetite splendidly.