- "a performance of intimacy and sublimity, complexity and resilience" Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile kansascity.com/entertainment/… 5 hours ago
- "Witty, pointed lyrics and whistlable tunes...high comedic value" in Lyric Opera KC's "The Pirates of Penzance." kansascity.com/entertainment/… 2 days ago
- A "celebration of spring and display of virtuosity from the evening’s soloists" from KC Chamber Orchestra kansascity.com/entertainment/… 2 days ago
Monthly Archives: August 2011
I wrote about the experimental music scene in Kansas City for KCM’s 2011 fall preview. Read it here.
I wrote about the jazz scene and upcoming performances for the Kansas City Star’s Arts & Entertainment 2011 Fall Arts Preview.
I wrote about children and family theater scene in Kansas City for KCMetropolis’ 2011 fall arts preview. Read it here.
What’s happening, Kansas City? In a town full of exuberant creativity, we’re gearing up for the 2011/2012 concert season. We’ve just come off the tail end of a pretty stellar Fringe Festival and buckling down for the start of another exciting period … Continue reading
Nothing will stop us now – the baby headphones have arrived. Flamenco, folk, Mexican marimba, jazz and then some crazy-ass jazz – my kid has seen it all. In his short life he’s been to over six concerts – that’s … Continue reading
I reviewed “Mamma Mia” for KCMetropolis. Acting kept pace with the plot, which wasn’t very good, but a great conduit for beloved ABBA songs. And now the tunes won’t get out of my head. Read it here.
I reviewed the final program for Summerfest 2011 season for the Kansas City Star. Works by Clementi, Al-Zand, Tower and Brahms. Joan Tower’s “Petroushskates” was a fun treat and Brahms never fails to disappoint. Another excellent season for the chamber … Continue reading