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  • m. croche: Those “little variations”, I suspect, are key. I tend to think of Philip Glass as being a French composer, in the... 1:29 PM
  • NPW-Paris: Exactly: how do they do it? I wondered the same about the dancers, too, in Einstein on the Beach. 1:17 PM
  • kashania: Thank you for this, Marianne. I’ve never heard Akhnaten and I like most other Glass works that I’ve heard, from his... 1:05 PM
  • grimoaldo: I remember very vividly seeing the first ENO production of Akhnaten, years ago, as soon as the music started I was reminded of... 12:56 PM
  • la vociaccia: Satyagraha is becoming pretty hot in Russia. 12:12 PM
  • La Cieca: Bad start: I hear mindless parroting of the same pointless and superficial criticism aimed at Glass for decades now. If... 12:08 PM
  • gustave of montreal: Bad start, I hear 2 notes repeated for 3 hours. Prolific composer perhaps but how dull. Lala lala lala lala lala... 12:03 PM
  • bronzino: JML, thank you for a chance to hear a new interpretation of this compelling opera so as to compare it with previous examples.... 11:53 AM

“And the portions are so large!”

A parterre reader just back from the matinee of Powder Her Face relates this story of two elderly ladies seated in the second row, barely arms-length from the stageful of naked male extras who invaded the Duchess’s hotel room.   Read more »