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Book Review: ‘A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and...

In his stirring autobiography A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back, David Hallberg - a Principal Dancer with the American Ballet...

Prokofiev Spring in Washington: A Preview of Seven Musical Events

When Andrew Lloyd Webber recently told a group of teenage rock musicians on Broadway that he wanted to talk about the music of Sergei...

Review: The Mariinsky Ballet’s ‘Raymonda’ at The Kennedy Center

Marius Petipa’s, Raymonda, still continues in ballet for the 118th year since its world premiere on January 7th, 1898. This week, the romantic ballet,...

Review: ‘The Government Inspector’ at Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium in Philadelphia

First performed in 1836, The Government Inspector--playwright Nikolai Gogol’s unrelenting farce on socio-political corruption in Imperial Russia--has long been considered an important precursor to...

Ardani Artists Presents: Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg: ‘Rodin’ at The...

Boris Eifman is a choreographer critics love to hate and audiences simply love. In fact, in his 2011 opus, Rodin, detailing the loves of...

Mariinsky Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ at The Kennedy Center by Carolyn Kelemen

Swooning over the first “Swan” Like those fabled swallows renowned for returning to Capistrano each spring, swans settle regularly in our area this time of...

Matthew Bourne’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at The Kennedy Center by Carolyn Kelemen

Bourne takes a big bite out of ballet tradition in his Gothic Fairy Tale ‘Sleeping Beauty.’ There are many descriptive words to describe Matthew Bourne’s...

Carnegie Hall presents the National Youth Orchestra of the United States...

It was a very proud night for music and for our country when on Saturday night, July 12, 2013, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute...

REMEMBERING JOEL MARKOWITZ