Category: Concert Reviews – Archive

February 15, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

107 Projects, February 7 6.5/10 Attending Alon Ilsar’s performance this time was ever more like peeking around the corner of the time-space continuum and glimpsing the future. It was there in the technology and its use, the presentation and, to a lesser extent, the music itself. The interrelationship between process…

January 25, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Riverside Theatre, January 13 7/10 I tend to view circus and fireworks through the same lens: haven’t I seen that done before? But China’s Quinghai Acrobatic Troupe performed routines that made my eyebrows shoot heavenward and my jaw so drop the wonder is there was no cascade of saliva. I…

January 21, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

City Recital Hall, January 12 9/10 For some artists it happens when they’re very young, fostering only disappointment thereafter. For others it never happens, leaving a uniform career trajectory of relative mediocrity or unacknowledged genius. For Sandy Evans it happened here: everything she has poured into the previous four decades…