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Aug
4
2018

PAUL CUTLAN’S STRING PROJECT

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The Sound Lounge, July 21 8.5/10 One of the wonders of music is its ability to conjure ideas and evoke emotions without the limiting specificity of words. The world premiere of The Eleventh Hour was composer Paul Cutlan’s response to the centenary of the end of World War I. In four movements (plus two interludes), […]

Jul
28
2018

TINA HARROD

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Camelot Lounge, July 12 8/10 A song is not a finished work of art, but a start point. The wonder of the songs on Tina Harrod’s recent City of Longing album – mostly written by Harrod and pianist Stu Hunter – is the level of refinement leant by the arrangements, whether these ornately embellish or […]

Jul
7
2018

PATTI LUPONE

Patti Lupone performing Woulda , Coulda, Shoulda at 54 Below on July 22, 2013. 

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Concert Hall, June 23 7.5/10 Patti LuPone knows a stage like koalas know gum trees and pandas bamboo. It’s her natural habitat, her instincts taut and senses zinging. She owns it, commands it, nurtures it and prowls it so completely that you’d think she was born on one. Nine years after she was here with […]

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