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Lulu opera: a classical musician’s review

in O & P Highlights/Opera by

“If you happen to open a piano-vocal score of Lulu, it looks like a vengeful composer threw up random spots of black onto the musical staff, tied some rhythms to it, and called it a day. And yet… it sounds like glorious music.”

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Theatre: Is “Proof” any good, after all?

in Reviews/Theater/What's on by
"Proof." Photo courtesy of English Theatre Leipzig.

“Watching ‘Proof’ in a sold out venue had its merits in terms of entertainment and cultural experience. But was the play any good and will it be worth attending next Saturday? You’ll find out here.”

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“Proof” that English Theatre’s back

in Theater/What's on by
On "Proof," staged by ETL in Leipzig. (Photo: public domain)

A theatre play that won both the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play is coming to Leipzig. Brace yourself for a delightful night with great acting and existential questions – “Proof” is here.

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Lulu opera: a female artist’s perspective

in O & P Highlights/Opera by
Lulu Premiere 16.06.2018: Rebecca Nelsen, Patrick Vogel. (Photo © Tom Schulze)

In the first of a two-part piece, maeshelle west-davies and Christopher Lade go see Lulu. She speaks up first. Will they agree or agree to disagree?

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Questioning the “higher female calling”

in Dance by
Zsuzsa Rózsavölgyi. Photo courtesy of Lofft

In 1.7, Zsuzsa Rózsavölgyi shows us the broken child, she shows us the broken vessel, which she is gluing piece by piece with molten gold. #LOFFT #Leipzig

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A lady, a piano & the classical music “cage”

in Classical music/Reviews by
The Mendelssohn-Saal at Gewandhaus before the Ntokou piano recital’s beginning, 5 May, 2018. (Photo: Maximilian Georg)

With classical musicians held to such strict rules and standards today, we may want to choose to simply sit back, relax and not pick apart minute details of their concerts – since, according to our reviewer, they’ll almost certainly be good anyway.

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