Weekly Update

THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS

Mummenschanz 40th anniversary tour comes to Sunset Center on Saturday. New play openingDeath_2120905bs include Dracula at Monterey Peninsula College, Harvey at The Western stage, and The Play About the Baby at UC Santa Cruz. Left, Phil Collins’ New Music Works celebrates Dia de los Muertos at the Rio Theatre, Saturday, 8pm. See our CALENDAR for details.

PERFORMING ARTS PEOPLE

Felton composer Jon Scoville is best known for his collaborations with performing and installation artists. Click HERE.

AT LARGE

Susan Meister espouses National Theatre Live cinema, one of only two ways you can partake of their world-class productions. She covers Skylight and Frankenstein. Click HERE.

BEETHOVEN, STILL THE 800 POUND CLASSICAL GORILLA

The New Yorker’s Alex Ross marvels at the man who changed everything. Click HERE.

DORIS HERING, 94, ‘INVENTED’ DANCE CRITICISM IN AMERICA

Jack Anderson’s obit in The New York Times. Click HERE.

DID ANNA MAGDALENA BACH COMPOSE HER HUSBAND’S GREATEST MUSIC?

Hannah Furness examines the research of Martin Jarvis, in The Telegraph. Click HERE.

FRESH REVIEWS

Philip Pearce on The Servant of Two Masters. Click HERE.
Plus coverage of Chamber Music Monterey Bay’s season-opener. Click HERE.

PREVIEWS OF COMING ATTRACTIONS

Monterey Symphony Chamber Players launch their new season on Nov 5.
A new String Orchestra series featuring Stewart Robertson and Roy Malan coming soon to Hidden Valley in Carmel Valley.
Tandy Beal & Company will bring a 40th anniversary retrospective to Cabrillo College in January.
Stay tuned for details.

Scott MacClelland, editor