iOS app Android app

Victoria Martino
GET UPDATES FROM Victoria Martino

Entries by Victoria Martino

White Lights of the French Baroque: An Evening of Marc-Antoine Charpentier at Alice Tully Hall

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 1:53 PM

The title of Lincoln Center's "White Light Festival" comes from a quote by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt: "I could compare my music to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." Pärt,...

Read Post

Eternity in an Hour: Verdi's Requiem at Carnegie Hall

(1) Comments | Posted November 1, 2012 | 11:21 AM

Hans von Bülow, the legendary 19th century German conductor, may have had a point when he dubbed Verdi's Requiem an "opera in ecclesiastical garb." Following hard on the heels of Aida, this monumental work has all the majesty, drama, pathos, and pageantry of its operatic predecessor, yet without the necessity...

Read Post