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Robert Wilson

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  • Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission

     Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission
    Shortly after assuming the helm as the fourth director of the Museum of Contemporary Art last month, Philippe Vergne visited the Los Angeles Times to meet with editors and writers. Still in the beginning stage of absorbing MOCA's history and formulating...
  • Review: L.A. Chamber Orchestra in the 'Clouds' with Jennifer Koh

     Review: L.A. Chamber Orchestra in the 'Clouds' with Jennifer Koh
    Five years ago in early spring, Esa-Pekka Salonen devoted his last Green Umbrella concert as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic to new works from emerging composers. One was a 29-year-old British composer who had joined the blossoming Brooklyn...
  • Taking inspiration from opera visionary Gerard Mortier

     Taking inspiration from opera visionary Gerard Mortier
    Gerard Mortier, who died of cancer on Saturday at age 70, is being widely eulogized for the incalculable role he played in the opera world in the years he headed opera companies in Brussels, Paris and Madrid. Most notably he revolutionized the Salzburg...
  • Rufus Wainwright, 'Angels in America' and John Tiffany On Tap for BAM's Next Wave

    A Shakespeare-inspired show by Rufus Wainwright and Robert Wilson, a Dutch production of "Angels in America" and a new music-theater work from "Glass Menagerie" collaborators John Tiffany and Stephen Hoggett are among the works on the docket for the...
  • 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...
  • Misha, 'Man In A Case,' At Hartford Stage

    Misha, 'Man In A Case,' At Hartford Stage
    Mikhail Baryshnikov remembers studying a short story by Anton Chekhov, "Man in a Case," which was required reading in Russia when he was 14. "I feel deeply personal towards this piece," says the actor-dancer-arts entrepreneur in his sleek modern...
  • Getty gets archives of the Kitchen, a leading NYC arts incubator

    Getty gets archives of the Kitchen, a leading NYC arts incubator
    “Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side” has served as a pithy invitation to explore Manhattan’s avant-garde arts scene since 1972, when Lou Reed had a hit record intoning the refrain. But "take a tram ride up a Los Angeles hillside"...
  • 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,...
  • Review: Radar L.A.'s 'Stones,' 'Dogugaeshi' an illuminating contrast

    Review: Radar L.A.'s 'Stones,' 'Dogugaeshi' an illuminating contrast
    A wrathful, wondrous, clairvoyant, powerfully sexual and just as powerfully beyond-sex Maori women's dance ritual had its astonishing first public presentation Thursday night as part of Radar L.A. Whimsical Japanese puppetry followed a half-hour later....