Classical 101 Archives For: April 19, 2012
A production of Carmen Seattle Opera Children’s Chorus features some serious multi-tasking by the performers.
In the year marking the 100th anniversary of the premiere of The Rite of Spring, contemporary choreographers are showing that the The Rite of Spring’s iconoclastic spirit and high-octane music inspire cutting-edge creativity that carries dance forward into new terrain.
Imagine Richard Wagner in the age of social media. Here’s a composer whose Ring Cycle, 20 years in the making, takes 15 hours over four days to perform. Two decades of minute-by-minute updates, telling the world in minute detail of the progress being made on his operas.