A Disappearing Number

October 20, 2014
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Play (2007)
by Complicite
Originally conceived and directed by Simon McBurney
Devised by the original company
Directed by Elaine Vaan Hogue
Underground Railway Theater
Central Square Theater
Cambridge, MA
October 16 – November 16, 2014

An account of the relationship between the great early twentieth century mathematicians G.H.Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan interwoven with a contemporary love story featuring a woman mathematician.

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Duo Amal

October 19, 2014
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Bishara Haroni, piano
Yaron Kohlberg, piano
Longy School of Music
of Bard College
Cambridge, MA

A stirring and exciting display of virtuosity by a pair of exquisite musicians and committed humanists, one Israeli and one Palestinian.

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La Traviata

October 19, 2014
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Opera (1853)
by Giuseppi Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Boston Lyric Opera
Boston, MA
October 10 – 19, 2014

An intimate, passionate and beautifully rendered account of the great heartbreaker about a noble courtesan and her ill-fated love affair.

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Le Nozze di Figaro

October 18, 2014
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Opera (1786)
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte
Conductor: James Levine
Production: Sir Richard Eyre
Metropolitan Opera
New York, NY
Live in HD

A superbly acted and sung version of the Mozart masterpiece conducted by the great, resurgent, James Levine.

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King Lear

October 15, 2014
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Play (1606)
by William Shakespeare
Shakespeare’s Globe
Paramount Theatre
Boston, MA
October 15-23, 2014

A lively and ultimately poignant take on the great tragedy about a deluded and befuddled monarch who finally comes to realize the truth about love and devotion.

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Up, And Coming, and Interview: Duo Amal

October 11, 2014
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with Yaron Kohlberg and
Bishara Haroni
of Duo Amal
Concert: Up, and Coming
Gessner-Schocken Concert Series
The Longy School of Music
Cambridge, MA
October 19 at 8 p.m.
Tickets required. Visit www.longy.edu

An interview with the two thirtyish members of Duo Amal, concert pianists, artistic collaborators, close friends, one Israeli and one Palestinian.

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Up, and Coming:
Art Song On The Couch:
The Lied In Freud’s Vienna

October 11, 2014
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Songs by Wolf, Mahler, Schoenberg, Strauss, and others.
New York Festival of Song
Steven Blier and Michael Barrett, Artistic Directors
Calderwood Hall
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Sunday, November 9, 2014, 1:30 PM

An exploration of Romantic-era art songs from a psychological perspective, brought to Boston by the pianistic and vocal masters of The New York Festival of Song.

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October 10, 2014
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Musical (1990)
Music and lyrics by
Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Jim Petosa
New Repertory Theatre
Arsenal Center for the Arts
Watertown, MA
October 4 – 26, 2014

An unlikely musical about a gaggle of assassins – successful and attempted – of American presidents.

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