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Criticising the critics 7: can we fit another adverb in Klinghoffer?

Unusually, since he’s a thoughtful and knowledgeable writer and a good colleague, I disagree with almost every sentence and sentiment in Barry Millington’s ES review of The Death of Klinghoffer. We might as well have been watching different shows that night. Still, that’s his view and he’s entitled to it. What he’s less entitled to [...]
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Guest Post: Death of Klinghoffer Review

Music / Classical : Iron Tongue of Midnight (2 months ago)

Pamela McCorduck, author of Machines Who Think and co-author of The Futures of Women, was at the Met opening of The Death of Klinghoffer and sent me this review, which I am publishing with her permission:Arrived to a tremendous poli... Read Post

The verdict(s) on “Klinghoffer:” a review roundup

Music / Classical : The Classical Beat (2 months ago)

I am still in the process of reading all of the critical responses that have appeared so far to the “Death of Klinghoffer” at the Metropolitan Opera, and I know more will follow. I am compiling all the links here in part simply as a... Read Post

Director Sergio Morabito talks about THAT PRODUCTION of Rusalka

Music / Classical : Jessica Duchen's Classical Music Blog (3 years ago)

The Wieler-Morabito production of Rusalka at Covent Garden has proved a lot more controversial in terms of critical response than The Death of Klinghoffer at ENO. Some critics, including my Independent colleague Ed Seckerson, have g... Read Post


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