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
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.
I CANTORI DI CARMEL from Sunday. Click HERE
SCAPIN AT MPC. Click HERE
Scott MacClelland, editor