The VPO’s performance doesn’t want for energy or purpose because of the lack of a crowd. Rather, there seems to be an internal imperative to the ensemble’s music-making that isn’t always apparent at these events.
Here’s yet one more fantastic thing about it no longer being 2020: it’s now the 50th anniversary of the excellent music that premiered in 1971.
It is vital to take into account the pivotal role that money, politics, and racism play in the availability and efficacy of mental health services.
One can only hope that Gail Samuel’s hiring means that the BSO’s welcome-but-fitful efforts at expanding its repertoire and engaging the community of late will become central to its post-pandemic mission.
A Glitch in the Matrix is nowhere near as unhinged as a Dinesh D’Souza “documentary,” but it’s mentally taxing to watch so many people describe the real world like it’s Minecraft.
You will come away impressed by Patricia Lockwood’s skillful literary play — enjoy an escape from your own Internet miasma, and then be affected by a powerful contrast to it.
Two brilliant Israeli pianists have released exceptional musical offerings.
Unlike other pretentious and/or earnest travel shows, Men in Kilts is downright jolly.
Despite its potential for black comedy or moral sermonizing, 4×4 remains a gripping suspenser.
Can we correct some of the mistakes we’ve made and engineer our way out of a deadly climate crisis of our own making?