Cher Public

Orientalism alive and well on the Upper West Side

“The festival closes with the U.S. premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s chamber opera Only the Sound Remains, directed by Peter Sellars. Based on two Noh plays, the hypnotic work creates a shimmering world of supernatural encounters, given voice by countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and bass-baritone Davóne Tines, and embodied by dancer Nora Kimball-Mentzos.” [Lincoln Center Announces 2018 White Light Festival]

Separated at “Birth of the Blues”

Judy Garland singing “Swanee River” and Ian Bostridge singing “Curlew River.”