- "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: January 2012
I reviewed the Chiara String Quartet for The Kansas City Star. They performed at the Lied Center in Lawrence KS.
I reviewed Parsons Dance for The Kansas City Star. They performed at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre, presented by the Harriman-Jewell Series.
I reviewed the final performance of Johnson County Community College’s Jazz Winterlude. The audience had a difficult time loosening up, but a good time was had by all, led by the showmanship and incredible playing of Poncho Sanchez et al. … Continue reading
The week past and this one have seen a whirlwind of talent spin through town. I look at my calendar and there are more amazing performances happening than I can comprehend. Maybe Kansas City doesn’t offer the breadth that New … Continue reading
My weekend was Russian – how was yours? I reviewed the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre’s production of Chekhov’s “The Seagull” and the Kansas City Symphony’s performance of Mozart and Rachmaninov with guest artsit Jeffrey Kahane.
I previewed the band and brass season for KCMetropolis.org. Read it here.
I previewed Kansas City’s upcoming jazz season for The Kansas City Star’s A&E Spring Preview. The Folly Jazz Series, Jammin’ at the GEM series, Blue Room, and Johnson County Community College Jazz Winterlude, amongst others, were discussed.