Friday Apr 4
New Yorker critic Alex Ross talks interpreting Wagner
One thing is certain about anyone who attends New Yorker music critic Alex Ross ' talk this afternoon at 4:15 p.m. in UNC's Gerrard Hall: that Alex Ross is one of the most consistently engaging, erudite and readable critics in the country right now; His first book, The Rest Is Noise , was a detailed look at 20th century music that made accessible ... (more)
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The Charlotte Observer
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