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Tag Archives: Central Park

Exclusive Interview: Composer Avner Dorman on New York Premiere of ‘Nigunim,’ Working Through the Pandemic, Writing Music for Kids and More

avner dorman

The prize-winning composer found surprising commonalities among Jewish musical traditions from around the world as he researched 'Nigunim', which he unveils for New York audiences on July 26.

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Concert Review: Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Soprano Sherezade Panthaki – Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ and More

Orchestra of St. Luke's at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park

The 'Four Seasons' benefitted especially from the outdoor setting. A real bird sang during the twittering of the violins in the first movement of 'Spring.' A dog barked. During 'Summer' real crickets formed a chorale as, in the music, a goatherd wept and a storm threatened.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Iphigenia Among the Taurians’ Adapted from Euripides

The text of this well-staged new adaptation strikes a smile-inducing, attention-grabbing, and surprisingly believable balance between literary authenticity – this is indeed Euripides' play in all its essentials – and contemporary informality and even snark.

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