A French psychological thriller with an interesting twist. The Lady In the Car with Glasses and a Gun (2016) Cast: Freya Mavor, Benjamin Biolay, Elio Germano Director: Joann Sfar Studio: Magnolia Studios 10921 (4/12/16) Video: 2.39:1 for 16:9 screens, color Audio: French or English dubbed Subtitles: English, Spanish Extras: Interview with Director, The Paintings of […]
Responding to Catastrophe wth Culture – Politics intrusion on culture can be unnerving. Stalin restricted the work of Shostakovich, The Third Reich’s appropriation of Wagner prompted Israel to adopt an unofficial ban on his music. The ban was set aside in 2001 by Daniel Barenboim, who also set up the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, comprised principally […]
STRAVINSKY: Concerto for Piano and Winds; Capriccio; Movements; Pétrouchka – Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, p./ São Paulo Sym. Orch. /Yan Pascal Tortelier – Chandos
Superb performance and recording of these fiery Stravinsky works.