Tag Archives: Anderson Center for the Performing Arts

Reviewed by Patrick Hao: The Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is a story of love, music and ultimately death. Those universal themes resonate throughout civilizations and cultures, making the story malleable to different cultures; from Stravinsky’s ballet, Orpheus, in 1948 to the Oscar-winning Marcel Camus film, Black Orpheus, set in the favela of Rio de Janeiro. The Anderson Center this weekend presents their version of Orpheus, this time set in an African village and like the adaptations before them, this dance show is a vibrant...
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Reviewed by Lory Martinez Grammy Award-winning Saxophonist Branford Marsalis  wowed a packed house at Binghamton University's Anderson Center for the Performing Arts last week (Oct. 28) when he presented his classical music showcase, “Marsalis: Well -Tempered,” featuring the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. The show, which centered around Baroque composers, was well received, and Marsalis, ever the jazz master, even graced audiences with a special encore performance of “Autumn Leaves,” complete with harpsichord accompaniment. "Well-Tempered" began with a mesmerizing orchestral performance of Bach's Air on a G String, from Suite #3...
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