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Volume 63, Issue 3

Front Cover by Parastoo Anoushahpour
Still from: The Time That Separates Us, 2022
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Performance

November 1, 2019
By
Alexei Parin

Some works in the history of music have received directly opposing assessments. Throughout his life, Giuseppe Verdi wrote operas. And then, suddenly, at the same time as Aida, he composed his Messa da Requiem.

October 19, 2019
By
Edward Dusinberre

My music is open on the stand, yet at the beginning of Bela Bartók's sixth string quartet I can only listen. A string quartet is usually a collaborative effort, but for nearly a full minute our violist Geri plays the tune alone: Mesto—sad.

September 12, 2019
By
Dominic Taylor

I’ve been trying to find a way to frame an idea, and I believe my somewhat pithy title above basically catches it.

May 31, 2019
By
Mark Franko

In 1970, George Balanchine added three new sections to his well-known one-act ballet showpiece Theme and Variations (1947). This spring New York City Ballet has been presenting Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 as part of its Balanchine offerings.

April 19, 2019
By
Mark Franko

In its continuing celebration of the 100th anniversary of Jerome Robbins this past winter season, New York City Ballet has revived one more Robbins work, a piece dating back to 1958—New York Export: Opus Jazz.

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