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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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
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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