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  • Robert Wilson, Matthew Barney, John Zorn in new CAP UCLA season

    Robert Wilson, Matthew Barney, John Zorn in new CAP UCLA season
    New and recent works by director Robert Wilson, artist Matthew Barney and avant-garde musician John Zorn are among the highlights of the new 2014-15 season of the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. The lineup, which was announced Wednesday, also...
  • Fall 2014 performance arts: Echoes of 1984's Olympic Arts Festival

    Fall 2014 performance arts: Echoes of 1984's Olympic Arts Festival
    A new fall arts season is our perennial reversal of nature. We enter into it anticipating spring's rebirth and renewal, not autumn's death and destruction. The planting, of course, starts early, typically years early. This fall, though, is an occasion...
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Classical music and opera listings

    'St. Matthew Passion' and 'The Gospel According to the Other Mary' Oct. 7-8; Nov. 21-Dec. 14 Director Peter Sellars' staging of conductor Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmoniker's presentation of Bach's sacred oratorio has its U.S. premiere as part...
  • Posner-Teller 'Tempest' stuns but lacks faith in Shakespeare

    Posner-Teller 'Tempest' stuns but lacks faith in Shakespeare
    Extravaganza isn't the word that first springs to mind when thinking of Shakespeare, but in the newfangled version of "The Tempest" at South Coast Repertory the goal is clearly to dazzle. The production, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner (author of...
  • Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl

     Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl
    They laughed when Leon Botstein became president of Bard College in 1975, at the very idea that a 28-year-old could enliven a venerable New York liberal arts college. They laughed in 1990 when Botstein started the Bard Music Festival, which had the...
  • Review: Getting physical yet playing it safe at the Bowl

    Review: Getting physical yet playing it safe at the Bowl
    The novelty at the Hollywood Bowl Thursday night was not the dance. Nor was it Diavolo. Curious as it may seem for so vast a venue, the Bowl once hosted ballet on a regular basis. And in recent years, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has revived the idea of...
  • Fall 2013 classical music events include notes of protest

    Fall 2013 classical music events include notes of protest
    The fall music season will begin with dissent. Petitions have been circulated calling for companies that employ Russian artists, such as the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera, to protest Russian President Vladimir Putin's human rights policies,...
  • Philip Glass in spotlight for CAP UCLA's 2013-14 season

    Philip Glass in spotlight for CAP UCLA's 2013-14 season
    The music of Philip Glass will be in the spotlight for the new season at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. The 2013-14 season will feature works and productions by Glass, Robert Wilson and the critically acclaimed British theater group...
  • Philip Glass' 'Einstein' is opera because 'that's where the stuff was'

    Philip Glass' 'Einstein' is opera because 'that's where the stuff was'
    NEW YORK — What opera launched a legendarily prolific opera career, influenced a generation of opera composers and is an American opera classic, yet is not an opera and has only been mounted a handful of times in the 37 years since its premiere?...
  • Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'

    Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'
    Before each performance of the five-hour "Einstein on the Beach," violinist Jennifer Koh must endure at least one hour in the makeup chair to transform her from a thirtysomething woman to the gray, wizened Nobel Prize-winning physicist — a head-to-...
  • 'Einstein on the Beach' opera that inspired Marc Jacobs hits L.A.

    'Einstein on the Beach' opera that inspired Marc Jacobs hits L.A.
    "Einstein on the Beach," the avant-garde 1976 opera by Phillip Glass, hit the fashion radar last year when it was one of the inspirations for Marc Jacobs' monumental spring-summer 2013 Louis Vuitton show, a moving spectacle of ordered geometry. Now, you...