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
ArtsEmerson
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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Interview
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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Concert
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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Assassins

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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Traces

October 1, 2014
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Circus Performance
Les 7 Doigts de la Main
Direction and Choreography by Shana Carroll
and Gypsy Snider
Acrobatic Coaching by
S├ębastien Soldevila
ArtsEmerson
Cutler Majestic Theater
Boston, MA
October 1 – 12, 2014

A first-rate acrobatic entertainment couched in a subtle narrative about survival, self-revelation and mutual interdependency.

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Tracks

September 26, 2014
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Film (2013)
Directed by John Curran
Screenplay by Marion Nelson
based on a memoir by
Robyn Davidson
With Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver

Based on a true story, a moving account of a woman who walks across the Australian outback accompanied by her dog and four camels.

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The Green Prince

September 21, 2014
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Film (2014)
Directed by Nadav Schirman
Based on the memoir
Son of Hamas (2010)
by Mosab Hassan Yousef
With Mosab Hassan Yousef,
Gonen Ben Itzhak

A moving documentary about the relationship between an operative in the Israeli Secret Service (the Shin Bet), and the so-called Green Prince, the son of a Hamas leader in the West Bank.

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