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BARD OF AVON DIES

400TH ANNIVERSARY of William Shakespeare’s death, at age 52, finally attracts notice. Click HERE

PAMB BEGINS FOURTH YEAR

PERFORMING ARTS MONTEREY BAY opened its doors on May 1, 2013. We’re still just a youngster but we’ve grown up fast!

GOOD JAZZ? BAD JAZZ?

NEW BOOK by Ted Gioia tells you how to judge jazz quality. Click HERE

‘SOUNDSHIRT’ ALLOWS THE DEAF TO ‘HEAR’ MUSIC

AMAZING DEVELOPMENT offered by Junge Symphoniker Hamburg. Click HERE

SERENE UNIVERSESerene

A FILM by Maarten Roos wanders the cosmos wordlessly. Its musical score was composed by William Zeitler, a former Monterey Peninsula resident who served as music director for the Church in the Forest, wrote music for more than a dozen CDs—many featuring the glass armonica which he mastered—and continues his career as a composer and keyboardist. His score for this DVD is informed by the “mystic minimalist” music of Alan Hovhaness, Henryk Gorecki and Arvo Pärt. Learn more HERE

BALLET COMPANIES WRECKING THEIR DANCERS’ BODIES

SO COMPLAINS ballerina Irina Kolesnikova. Read HERE

DECADE OF VIRAL DANCE MOVES

FROM THE NEW YORKER. Click HERE

MILLION DOLLAR STEINWAY

UNIQUE HAMBERG rosewood instrument restored and offered for sale. I know a guy who knows a guy who can get you a great deal. No, it’s not the Donald. Sonny has the lowdown and the high price. Watch his video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRESH REVIEWS

I CANTORI DI CARMEL from Sunday. Click HERE

SCAPIN AT MPC. Click HERE

Scott MacClelland, editor