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A Conversation With Pianist Roman Rabinovich

Sean Martinfield | Posted 03.11.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Pianist Roman Rabinovich is currently on a cross-country tour with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra. It is the orchestra's first appearance in the United States and is being led by its Principal Guest Conductor, Boguslaw Dawidow.

Conductor Lionel Bringuier on His Debut With San Francisco Symphony

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.07.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

From a very early age, even before he was admitted to the Conservatoire de Paris as a cellist, Lionel Bringuier has been recognized as someone who just gets it.

Stravinsky on the DL?

Lew Whittington | Posted 10.20.2013 | Books
Lew Whittington

Robery Craft has written several books on composer, Igor Stravinsky's life and work, and he has even more to disclose, controversially it turns out, in Stravinsky: Discoveries and Memories.

The National Gallery Of Art's New Celebrity Chef

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Washingtonians mourning Citronelle's temporary closure will delight at the latest delicious dish from the National Gallery of Art. In...

Once Wild, Now Beloved: The Rite of Spring Is Back

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Exactly one hundred years ago, a riot broke out among the Parisian sophisticates attending the premiere performance by the Ballets Russes of Le Sacre du printemps, otherwise known as The Rite of Spring..

It's About to Get Surreal

Schuyler Brown | Posted 03.22.2013 | Business
Schuyler Brown

The gift of Surrealism is its power to suggest alternate realities, realities that defy explanation, that are intensely personal and communal at the same time, realities that are as porous and fluid as our reality actually is.

London Curator Discovers Rare Video Footage Of Ballet Russes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Ballet-nerds, rejoice! A video of what is strongly considered Sergei Diaghilev's Ballet Russes has been discovered by London-based curator Jane Pritch...

MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Diaghilev And The Ballet Russes On Display In London

artdaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON.- The V&A's major autumn exhibition, "Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909--1929", will explore the world of the influential...

Some Great New Books!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Henry Adams

If one is known to be a lover of fine books, one of the best times of the year is quite near. Thanks to this short list of selections from Random House's Monacelli Press, we can happily enjoy some of life's finer pleasures.

L.A. MOCA Throws a "Hail Jeffrey"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Raymond J. Learsy

The Los Angeles Museum Of Contemporary Art has caught the art world flat footed in a wonderful way. It has broken with tradition in naming a remarkable individual as its next director.