Wednesday Sep 3
The Japan Times
Bourne's 'Swan Lake' puts a dance revolution on stage
To the delight of the nation's ballet fans, "Swan Lake" will shortly be gracing the Tokyo summer for two weeks - not in its traditional classical form, but in the new-classic guise of "Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake," a revolutionary twist on ballet's most tried-and-true tutu tale.
All About Jazz
Take Five With Ana Velinova
Meet Ana Velinova: Jazz vocalist and songwriter Ana Velinova has inspired audiences around the world with her wide range arstistic talents.
Kronos Quartet Beyond Zero: 1914-18 Festival Theatre, Edinburgh Run ended
"Who would Kronos have been working with in 1914?" asks the quartet's David Harrington in the programme notes for this multimedia element in the Edinburgh International Festival's First World War strand.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Putting the pleasure in Poulenc
There's only one logical conclusion you could reach after Sunday's "Who's Afraid of the 20th Century" La Jolla Music Society SummerFest program at the Auditorium at TSRI: Poulenc rules.
Santa Barbara Independent
Review: Academy Festival Orchestra at the Granada Theatre
The final concert of the 2014 Music Academy of the West season brought one of the world's most distinguished composers not only to the hall but also to the podium, as Thomas AdA s conducted his own composition, Polaris , alongside a trio of works by 20th-century masters Charles Ives, Benjamin Britten, and Igor Stravinsky.