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Concert Review: Four Nations Ensemble and Sherezade Panthaki – ‘Fête Galante’ (NYC, 17 May 2018)

Fête Galante: The Anatomy of Melancholy with soprano Sherezade Panthaki and the Four Nations Ensemble with illustrated talks by Tav Holmes at the Italian Academy in New York on May 17, 2018. (COPYRIGHT: Benjamin Chasteen for ASPECT Foundation for Music & Arts)

The music of the Fête Galante-era composers like Jean-Marie Leclair counteracted the grand style of their predecessors, just as Watteau's paintings of regular people enjoying simple pleasures in the outdoors contrasted with the heavy subject matter of the art he'd grown up with.

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First Festival Sacramento 2018: Review (May 5, Tanzanite Park)

PRVLGS feat. Poor Majesty at First Fest Sac 2018 (Photo: Tan The Man)

Hip-hop legends Blackalicious and punk rock sister duo Dog Party headlined Saturday's lineup at the fourth annual First Festival 2018 on May 5 in Sacramento, CA.

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Concert Review: Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx at FestiVille, Millersville, PA, April 28, 2018

August Zadra and Dennis DeYoung at FestiVille (Credit: Pat Cuadros)

Songwriter, keyboardist, and original vocalist of Styx Dennis DeYoung brought class, music, and fun to Millersville University's second annual spring FestiVille.

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