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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Cynthia Peck

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On Music: Of Triangles and Other Groups of Three

Péter Eötvös’s Tri Sestri at the Staatsoper: A cornerstone work about paths not taken, memory and farewellsIt takes only about ten notes of a lonely accordion to set the mood. All the more jarring,...

Concert: Gambling on a Gothic Master

René Clemencic and his Consort celebrate half a century of early music concerts at the MusikvereinWhat do we know about European music in 1492, the year Columbus was busy voyaging – he thought –...

On Music: Stages for the Little Ones

A plethora of performances on stages both large and small, to delight even the youngest. So borrow a child and go!One of the most wondrous moments I remember with my elder son was his rapt...

Be My Guest: Chef Heinz Reitbauer

Steiereck's Chef Heinz Reitbauer's quest is perfection – or a reflection of the essence.Chef Heinz Reitbauer ends many of his sentences with a pleasant “ja.” Like a graceful exclamation point, it befits his Restaurant...

On Stage: Pop.Song.Voice. – Wien Modern

Wien Modern, the festival for new music, in its 28th yearApparently Wien Modern wants to change its image. This year the nearly month-long festival of “masterpieces of new music” is embracing pop music. With the...

L’Incoronazione di Poppea

The Theater an der Wien concludes its Monteverdi trilogy with this bloody tale of desire Opera is an exotic and irrational entertainment,” observed Samuel Johnson two centuries ago. But still today, opera lovers and detractors...
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