Monthly Archives: February 2018

February 10

MET OPERA HD: L’ELISIR D’AMORE

L’Elisir d’Amore has been among the most consistently popular operatic comedies for almost two centuries. The story deftly combines comic archetypes with a degree of genuine character development rare in works of this type. Its ending is as much a foregone conclusion as it would be in a romantic comedy film today—the joy is in the […]

February 09

ZUCOT GALLERY: #PROUD BLACK

In the face of past and present political and social oppression, Black people constantly and consistently continue to embody resilience, pride, and beauty. This exhibition demonstrates our ability to turn our pain into power through the unapologetic assertion of our joy, determination, and above all else – our right to exist as beautifully multifaceted humans […]

February 09

HIGH MUSEUM: TALK WITH ROBERT STORR: AL TAYLOR

You’re invited to a special evening with world-renowned artist, critic, and curator Robert Storr. Storr will explore how artist Al Taylor, who was trained as a painter, worked between media, producing drawings that would form the basis for assemblages, which in turn would generate new explorations on paper. TEXT: Courtesy of http://www.high.org POSSE VIDEOS:   […]

February 09

THE HIGH: AL TAYLOR: WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT?

The High Museum of Art is organizing the first museum survey in the United States to explore the career of American artist Al Taylor (1948–1999). With more than 150 sculptures, drawings, and prints drawn from several of the artist’s major series over nearly two decades, the exhibition will reveal the crisscrossing avenues of Taylor’s artistic […]

February 03

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: ANDRIS NELSONS CONDUCTS MOZART AND SHOSTAKOVICH FEATURING SOPRANO KRISTINE OPOLAIS

Andris Nelsons, conductor Kristine Opolais, soprano Alexander Tsymbalyuk, bass MOZART Serenade No. 10 in B-flat for winds, K.361, Gran Partita (40 min) SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 14* (48 min) *Sung in Russian with English supertitles The BSO presents one of Shostakovich’s most unusual symphonies, No. 14, which continues the BSO’s complete cycle of Shostakovich symphonies being recorded for future […]

February 03

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

View musical instruments from around the world, ranging from ancient times to the late twentieth century. The Museum is home to over 1,100 instruments, including many European and American examples, as well as numerous pieces from Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas. Museum visitors can enjoy and learn about the instrument collection not […]

February 03

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON: M. C. Escher: Infinite Dimensions

Puzzle the eye and delight the mind From dorm-room posters to book jackets, the perspectival puzzles and interlocking forms of M. C. Escher (1898–1972) have teased and delighted millions of people around the world. The MFA presents the first exhibition of original prints by the Dutch artist in Boston, bringing together 50 works from public and […]