Monthly Archives: November 2012

REVIEW: Compagnie de Danse Jean-René Delsoin

I reviewed the Haitian modern dance ensemble Compagnie de Danse Jean-René Delsoin for The Kansas City Star.

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Remembrance Day

A decade ago, on this day, at this time, I was in London wearing a paper poppy and listening to a British military band play Elgar outside Westminster Palace. There was some anti-American sentiment abounding, not specifically at that time, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Lyric Opera, “Il Trovatore”

I reviewed the Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s production of Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” for The Kansas City Star. Sitting in front of me was celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich, I think. I’m pretty sure, anyway.  

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INTERVIEW: Organist Cameron Carpenter

I interviewed organist Cameron Carpenter for The Kansas City Star. He is performing on the Julia Irene Kauffman Casavant organ in Helzberg Hall tonight. Do not ask him about Liberace. And this is just fun:

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