This is the first in a series of pages in which in one of our critics, working with a young person, comes up with an arts review.
The music swelled as the early universe spun …
C.D. Wright has woven a poetic text that mirrors the tangled intimacy between humans and the beech, in all of its violence, its confusion, and its beauty.
Editor Heidi E. Erdrich has brought together a richly varied selection of poems, chosen from first collections of poetry written by twenty-one Native poets since the year 2000.
In his exhilarating translation of Pan Tadeusz, Bill Johnston captures Adam Mickiewicz’s wild fluctuations of register and brilliant associative riffs. The volume recently won the 2019 National Translation Award in Poetry.
Overall, this was classy cello playing. Colin Carr relied on, and brought out, the inherent architecture of the Bach suites.
This is a sound I’ve never heard before at a chamber concert: over twenty musicians breathing in unison.
The Verona Quartet is certainly worth watching, above all for the intimate way in which they communicate with each other and with the audience.