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Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Photo courtesy The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Review: The Philadelphia Orchestra Performs Mahler’s Longest — and Greatest — Symphony

Although not frequently performed, the Symphony No. 3 is Gustav Mahler’s most encompassing work, the piece which best exemplifies his life and career. Yannick Nézet-Séguin led a magnificent performance of it during the closing week of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2016-17 season. The Symphony No. 3 contains the greatest balance between anguish and love and its finale is […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Winter’s Tale’

Read a description of The Winter’s Tale, and you may think William Shakespeare imbibed a little too much while writing it. The absurdity of events seems outlandish, even for a man whose vast oeuvre runs the gambit from historical battles to a mad Danish prince to warring fairy kingdoms. The plot is problematic at best, […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Preview # 45: We Happy Few’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ by Kerry McGee

WE HAPPY FEW PRODUCTIONS Presents: THE WINTER’S TALE By William Shakespeare A Part of the 10​th ​Annual Capital Fringe Festival, July 9​​-August 2, 2015. I am a feather for each wind that blows THE WINTER’S TALE is a complicated story filled with impossible magic and preposterous plot points. Bears eat messengers but leave babies to be discovered by shepherds, […]

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