What’s in a Name?

Peter Case - Sings Like Hell 9/16/17 The Lobero Theatre

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When it comes to a certain song by Peter Case, a heck of a lot. The perennial series of concerts at the Lobero Theatre started by Peggie Jones 20 years ago(!) is named Sings Like Hell after that song and he was the first performer to appear in what has…

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A Haunting Journey

Ani Aznavoorian, Paul Huang & Inna Faliks - Camerata Pacifica 9/15/17 Hahn Hall

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Dmitri Shostakovitch’s Piano Trio in E Minor was written in 1944 after news of the Holocaust reached the USSR, which had a profound effect on the composer. The piece is a lamentation for the victims of that tragedy, and for the death of a close friend. Shostakovitch employed scales and…

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A Whole Heap of Baddies

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Shakespeare’s “King Lear” has got the three m’s in spades–murder, mayhem and madness–but I’d forgotten how many truly despicable characters populate this searing tragedy. Perhaps it’s because the ending is so moving that it pushes aside all the preceding awful behavior in the old memory banks. Sure, I remembered the…

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Falling Into Place

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Will it tell a story or be more like a music album with different numbers, perhaps bound by a theme? All the pieces are worked out and now Kate and Esteban are turning their attention to putting them together to make an evening’s entertainment. Some of the elements fulfill the dream of…

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