Doctor Who fans can go directly to this page for that evening’s excitement.
And the lovely, immensely talented Joyce DiDonato has a clip on YouTube we’ll embed below. It’s about her prep for Last Night selections.
This month marks the 119th year of The Proms, with the BBC’s involvement since 1927.
The last night of the Proms will be broadcast internationally 7th September, so check your local classical radio station for details.
Nigel Kennedy and mezzo Joyce DiDonato are guests, while conductor Marin Alsop will “break the class ceiling” as she conducts her first Last Night. Complete program details now available on the web, along with UK avenues for watching and listening.
They have a cracking good choice of music, so give it a listen, but remember to check your timing, as it’s 11:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time Zone in the U.S.
Big exhibit opening this Sunday at Washington, D.C.’s National Gallery of Art, centering on Ballets Russes, including an extensive selection of film, lectures, performances of music and dance, and some costumes on display. Some details & reviews below. Exhibit runs 12 May to 2 Sept 2013.
- Review by Washington Post music critic A. Midgette
- Review by Washington Post art critic P. Kennicott
- Review by Washington Post dance critic S. Kaufman
- Costume photos from Washington Post online
As performance seasons wind down in the Northern Hemisphere, perhaps a reminder wouldn’t be amiss: Prevention is better than a pound of cure.
What do we mean? Rest is best, especially for the human voice.
Today’s collection includes who’d-a-thought financial lessons from Downton Abbey, insights into Jackie O being brought to the stage, another state of the Arts update from DC, and words of warning on vitamin supplements from Australia.
After years of crouching, arts ed is raising its hand again–Washington Post
Money Lessons From ‘Downton Abbey’–Wall Street Journal
It can’t hurt, right? Wrong–Sydney Morning Herald