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Shinnyo Floating Lanterns for Peace – September 21, 2014

Shinnyo Floating Lanterns for Peace  -   Lincoln Center  -  September 21, 2014 Shinnyo is a branch of Buddhism, and one of the ceremonies involves floating lanterns; since there was a variety of musical acts accompanying the occasion, I gave it … Continue reading

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Focus: Schnittke’s World (1) – January 27, 2014

Focus: Schnittke’s World (1)  – Juilliard School, Peter Jay Sharp Theater  -  January 27, 2014 This year’s Focus festival is on Alfred Schnittke and his circle.  The four players portrayed are each part of a separate ensemble; time is too … Continue reading

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Wall to Wall Gertrude’s Paris – May 5, 2012

Wall to Wall Gertrude’s Paris – Symphony Space – May 5, 2012 This year’s Wall-to-Wall celebrated the 1920′s Paris of Gertrude Stein.  Performances began even before we got into the theatre, with Marni Rice leading her band, Chanson Chamber Salon, … Continue reading

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