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Buddy. (Courtesy: Buddy)

Review: Buddy at the U Street Music Hall

WASHINGTON, August 22, 2014 –As a musician, Buddy walks an interesting line—a line that might not necessarily advance his career, but one that will almost certainly leave strong memories of impressive work and solid performances. Buddy’s recent appeared at DC’s U Street Music Hall as the opening act on a three band bill, a mix

Screen shot of "The Orchestra" promo video.

‘The Orchestra’ 
app hits a high note as an astounding value

CHICAGO, August 18, 2014 – Apple recently treated the world to a stylized glimpse into the world of composer and conductor Esa Pekka Salonen, opening a window onto a musical world that most westerners are very unfamiliar with. On the heels of this smart and engaging campaign comes the “The Orchestra” app for the iPad

The Nightingale (Erin Morley) sings to the Emperor (Anthony Michaels-Moore) and his court. (Credit: Ken Howard for the Santa Fe Opera)

Funny ‘Impressario,’ exquisite ‘Le Rossignol’ in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M., August 16, 2014 – Most nights at the opera involve the production of a single, substantial work. That doesn’t leave many performance opportunities, however, for any number of worthy short or one-act operas. The solution, over many years, has been to stage “double bills,” from time to time, in which a pair