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Concert Review: New York Polyphony – ‘Tallis Lamentations’ (NYC, 24 Feb 2018)

New York Polyphony (Chris Owyoung)

The a capella singers presented a succinct, enlightening survey of Thomas Tallis's groundbreaking 16th-century music. The concert also offered a reminder of why the composer's best-known works, such as the 'Lamentations,' remain popular after more than four centuries.

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Theater Review (NYC Broadway): ‘Farinelli and the King’ with Mark Rylance

mark rylance farinelli and the king broadway

Well played all around, this Shakespeare's Globe production is blessed with the preternaturally naturalistic Rylance, whose severely manic-depressive and sometimes delusional King Philippe V of Spain is both brilliantly imagined and pulsatingly real.

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Concert Review: PUBLIQuartet – ‘The New Baroque’ at the Met Cloisters (NYC, 11/5/2016)

The members of this adventurous quartet proved themselves masters of tonal variation, broad technique, and compositional creativity in a fascinating program that transformed and adapted Bach and Haydn and presented modern works that nod to the Baroque.

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Concert Review: Juilliard415 with Rachel Podger – Virtuoso Concertos of the Italian Baroque (NYC 10/16/2016)

With polished young performers on many different instruments at her disposal, Podger presented a wide range of music that featured flutes, oboes, and bassoon as well as strings.

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