Monthly Archives: April 2016

OriginKC: New Works Festival @KCRep

I had the pleasure of talking with Eric Rosen and Marissa Wolf about their OriginKC: New Works Festival and observing a rehearsal of “Fire in Dreamland.” Those are two of my all time favorite activities: watching the process of creating … Continue reading

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Review: Lyric Opera of Kansas City “Carmen”

I reviewed the Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s “Carmen” for The Kansas City Star. For a brief time, read the review here. I found this great flamenco version: min :51 and 1:24 are phenomenal.  

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Review: KCS and Pixar in Concert

I rarely cry on the job, but that dang “UP” montage gets me every time. Pixar does not fight fair with the emotions. I reviewed the Kansas City Symphony’s “Pixar in Concert” (part of their Screenland at the Symphony series) … Continue reading

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Review: Kansas City Symphony

I reviewed the Kansas City Symphony for The Kansas City Star. For a brief time read the review here.

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Review: Jonah Bokaer’s “Replica”

  I reviewed Jonah Bokaer’s “Replica” for The Kansas City Star.  This was the first collaboration between the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art and JCCC’s Performing Arts Series. For a short time, read the review here.

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Review: KCBallet’s New Moves

I reviewed Kansas City Ballet’s New Moves choreographic showcase for The Kansas City Star. For a brief time you can read the review here.

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Review: KCSymphony

I reviewed the Kansas City Symphony’s performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 27 with Benjamin Grosvenor and Mahler 1 for The Kansas City Star. For a brief time read the review here.

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