The trouble with music appreciation, in general, is that people are taught to have too much respect for music; they should be taught to love it instead.
– Igor Stravinsky

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1 month ago
Gounod in the Time of Corona: Frank Castorf's many-layered Faust

Review of the Faust premiere at the Staatsoper here! WIld times we live in...

Faust and Méphistophélès pal around like buddies in Castorf's multi-media staging, the devil here less diabolical and more anarchistic party-boy.

1 month ago

Thrilled to hear live music again! I have a box to myself for the streaming of the new Faust production - - press only, and not allowed to post pictures, but having a private opera performance in the ... See more

2 months ago
Mahan Mirarab

Well said, Mahan Mirarab!


2 months ago
The Freestyle Orchestra

This morning!!! Come one, come all, ten am Vienna time 💜

So what IS artistic research? Come find out, tomorrow 10am Vienna time! Zoom link will be in the comments here. Here’s a sneak peek of our presentation on our staging of Ross Edwards’ ... See more

2 months ago
The Freestyle Orchestra

This is happening! Friday morning @sonjaschebeck & I will be talking and thinking about the Maninyas project with The Freestyle Orchestra at #sar2021. If we can't be on stage making thjngs, at least ... See more

Gearing up for presenting at the world’s biggest artistic research conference 12. International SAR Conference on Artistic Research! Have you checked out our virtual exhibition space yet? Link ... See more

2 months ago
SAR 12th International Conference on Artistic Research: Society for Artistic Research

The 12th SAR Conference on Artistic Research of the Society for Artistic Research from 7th to 9th April 2021 is hosted by mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in cooperation with ... See more