Author Archives: JOSHUA BARONE

The Soprano Barbara Hannigan on Girl Craziness and ‘Lulu’

Source: New York Times » Music

An interview with the singer, who will perform at the Park Avenue Armory this week, about how “Lulu” has influenced her latest album and her career.

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Eugene O’Neill and Meredith Monk, in BAM’s New Season

Source: New York Times » Music

Among the highlights of the winter-spring season is a production of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” starring Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons.

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Hear a Newly Found Kurt Weill Song That Surprised Experts

Source: New York Times » Music

“Lied vom weissen Käse” (“Song of the White Cheese”), which Weill wrote for a musical revue in 1931, was recently discovered in a Berlin archive.

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Hear 9 New Psalm Settings for Challenging Times

Source: New York Times » Music

Listen to pieces written by Nico Muhly, David Lang and more for the Psalms Experience, which runs through Nov. 11 at Lincoln Center.

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Hear the Martha Argerich Recordings That Inspired 8 Young Pianists

Source: New York Times » Music

Daniil Trifonov, Khatia Buniatishvili and more talented pianists (and one harpsichordist) share their favorite albums by the great Argentine musician.

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Hear the Music Behind Dan Brown’s Latest Novel

Source: New York Times » Music

The author’s idea for “Origin” began with hearing his brother, Gregory Brown, blend sacred music and science in a Darwin-inspired mass.

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What It’s Like to Hear the Same Piece of Music for 19 Hours

Source: New York Times » Music

Our reporter was left agitated, delirious and maybe even enlightened by a marathon performance of Satie’s “Vexations” at the Guggenheim Museum.

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Abrons Arts Center Season Includes a Parody of an Albee Classic

Source: New York Times » Music

Elevator Repair Service, the innovative theater company, will stage an irreverent play inspired by “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

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Alanis Morissette Has Written a Musical Based on ‘Jagged Little Pill’

Source: New York Times » Music

The new musical, with music and lyrics by Ms. Morissette and a book by Diablo Cody, is to be directed by Diane Paulus at the American Repertory Theater.

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‘Transparent,’ the Musical: Coming Soon?

Source: New York Times » Music

Faith Soloway, a writer for the Amazon series who is the sister of its creator, will present the show “Should ‘Transparent’ Become a Musical?” at Joe’s Pub.

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Ivo van Hove and Pina Bausch Highlight BAM’s Next Wave Festival

Source: New York Times » Music

The festival, which features 31 programs from Sept. 14 through Dec. 16, will be the penultimate one overseen by its founding director, Joseph V. Melillo.

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