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-- New York, United States

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin:  

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin’s program keeps things all in the family, performing J.S. Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1, with sparkling works by three composers on whom he had the greatest influence—his sons, C.P.E. Bach and Johann Christoph Bach. Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin...
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-- New York, United States

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Selections from Duke Ellington's Sacred MusicProgramme"In The Beginning God""Ain't But The One""Will You Be There?""99%""Praise God""Tell Me It's The Truth""Twenty-Third Psalm""Heaven""Come Sunday""David Danced""Almighty God Has Those Angels""The Shepherd""It's Freedom""Reflections in D""Don't Get D...
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Gewandhaus zu Leipzig -- Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhausorchester:Christian Tetzlaff, violin  

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 61Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, op. 64GewandhausorchesterManfred Honeck, conductorChristian Tetzlaff, violin  ...
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Schauspielhaus Wien -- Vienna, Austria

Christine Gaigg: When Children Throw Stones into the Water:  

The starting point for the new work by the choreographer Christine Gaigg, which is taking place for the first time as a co-production by the Schauspielhaus Wien and the Tanzquartier Wien, is the latest narration by the author Xaver Bayer, Wenn die Kinder Steine ins Wasser werfen (When Children Throw...
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Barbican Centre -- London, England

Radamisto:By Georg Friedrich Handel  

Georg Friedrich Handel: RadamistoConcert performanceHarry Bicket, conductorFor his first ‘Royal Academy’ opera, Handel chose an imposing subject: desire, dictatorship and personal infatuation at the court of the Armenian King Tiridate. After its first airing in London in 1720 the critic Charles Burn...
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Blue Note Tokyo -- Tokyo, Japan

Avant:  

Hailed as the "new voice of ghetto soul" and the first act signed to basketball great Magic Johnson's Magic Johnson Music, Cleveland native Avant (born Myron Avant) debuted in 1998 with the song “Separated,” released on Payton Entertainment -- the label operated by his manager, Eric Payton. A self-t...
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LSO St Luke’s -- London, England

Raime:  

London-based electronic duo Raime in concert....
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Galerie Sho Contemporary Art -- Tokyo, Japan

Eros Festival:  

Some twenty or more works, whose common theme is Eros, provide the visitor the opportunity to examine and enjoy Eros in the context of art, by showing contrasting, elegant, or grotesque nudes. Artists include Nobuyoshi Araki, Guido Argentini, Guy Bourdin, Stephane Coutelle, Helmut Newton, Ant...
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

New York Philharmonic:Gustavo Dudamel, conductor  

Chávez: Symphony No. 2, Sinfonía India Dvorák: Violin Concerto Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5  ...
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Stedelijk Museum -- Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Born april 9th : Sadik Kwaish Alfraji:  

Iraqi-born artist Sadik Kwaish Alfraji (Baghdad, 1960) can't get round the current situation in his native country. He resides in the Netherlands, but lives the same fear and threat as his fellow countrymen.This has a significant influence on his work. One enormous painting and eleven-part video ins...
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Blue Note -- Milan, Italy

Mingus Dynasty:  

Mingus Dynasty...
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Sala Rodrigo -- Valencia, Spain

Europa Galante:  

All-Boccherini concert...
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Grand Théatre de Provence -- Ai-en-provence, Afghanistan

Berlin Philharmonic:Sir Simon Rattle, conductor  

Borodin: Symphony n° 2 in B minor, said "Epic" Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring Berlin PhilharmonicSir Simon Rattle, conductor...
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Perelman Theater -- Philadelphia, United States

Richard Good, piano:  

Haydn: Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:50 Mozart: Rondo in A Minor, K. 511 Bach: Partita in E Minor, BWV 830 Debussy: Preludes, Book 1 ...
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Musikverein: Großer Saal -- Vienna, Austria

Thomas Hampson, baritone:  

Korngold, Schumann, Zemlinsky...
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New Museum of Contemporary Art -- New York, United States

Andrea Zittel: Critical Space:  

The exhibition Andrea Zittel: Critical Space surveys a large selection of Zittel’s immersive and experimental domestic spaces, uniforms, installations, drawings and documentation, illuminating the comprehensive manner in which she addresses new methods of approaching life and work in a contemporary ...
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Sazka Arena -- Prague, Czech Republic

Eric Clapton:  

Eric Clapton: Back Home Tour...
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Henry Le Boeuf Hall -- Brussels, Belgium

Joshua Bell, violin :Frederic Chiu, piano  

Beethoven, Mozart, Bartok, Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns ...
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Moving Gallery -- Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Portrait: Berlin:Contemporary Photography and Video Art from Berlin  

In this compilation, the photographic view is focussed on the people and their spaces. Oliver Godow searches for the traces of the ephemeral in the city's interiors, in timeless, utopian enclosures full of Beckettian absurdity. Stefanie Bürkle looks for strange façade elements which stand around the...
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Harris Concert Hall -- Aspen, Colorado , United States

Emerson String Quartet:Aspen Music Festival   

Bartok: String Quartet No. 1, BB 52, op. 7 Bartok: String Quartet No. 2, BB 75, op. 17 Bartok: String Quartet No. 4, BB 95 ...
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Gewandhaus -- Leipzig, Germany

Bernd Glemser, piano:  

J.S. Bach, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff...
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New York Society for Ethical Culture -- New York, United States

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano:  

Schumann, Debussy, Chopin, Bartok, Messiaen, Scriabin ...
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Finnish National Opera -- Helsinki, Finland

Pelléas and Mélisande:By Claude Debussy  

Claude Debussy: Pelléas and MélisandePerformed in French, surtitles in Finnish, Swedish and English After an interval of more than 50 years, the opera Pelléas et Mélisande by Claude Debussy is returning to the Finnish National Opera. Its previous appearance was in 1958, with a run of only five perf...
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Tanzquartier Wien -- Vienna, Austria

Barbara Kraus: Shared Space:  

Barbara Kraus:  Shared Space (premiere) In Shared Space Barbara Kraus thinks about the transience and fleetingness of life between setting out, upheaval and collapse. She opens a space where the composition approach to the present moment is an essential design element for the performance. In t...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra:Mahler: Symphony No. 3  

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 Boston Symphony OrchestraDaniele Gatti, conductorAnne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-sopranoWomen of the Tanglewood Festival ChorusJohn Oliver, conductorBoys of the PALS Children’s ChorusAndy Icochea, conductor...
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Alte Oper -- Frankfurt, Germany

Artemis Quartett :  

Mendelssohn, Ginastera Artemis Quartett ...
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Iridium Jazz Club -- New York, United States

Lee Ritenour:  

Lee Ritenour with The Les Paul Trio - In celebration of Les Paul's 98th birthday In the 90s, Ritenour was a founding member of Fourplay, the most successful band in contemporary jazz, with keyboardist Bob James, bassist Nathan East and drummer Harvey Mason. The first Fourplay album in 1991 spent an ...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Ethiopian Millennium Celebration:  

Ethiopian Millennium CelebrationEthiopia, which follows the Julian calendar celebrates with ritual song, and dance. Alemu Aga, who is from the capital, Addis Ababa, and has been hailed worldwide as a master of the begena, starts off the concert; he is also recognised as the greatest virtuoso interpr...
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The Pit -- London, England

Tough time, nice time:By David Woods and Jon Haynes  

Tough time, nice timeBy David Woods and Jon HaynesA secret, a spa in Bangkok and two naked Germans… Martin, an ex-rent boy (male hustler) drug-dealing lawyer, offers to share his tales of misfortune with Stefan, a jaded hack writer on a junket. Together they engage in an intricate exchange of outr...
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Galerie Camerawork -- Berlin, Germany

Ralph Mecke:  

Born in Berlin, the fashion photographer Ralph Mecke now shuttles between Paris and New York. He achieved his breakthrough in 1998 with the publication of portraits of intellectuals and icons in French Vogue. Today the spectrum of Mecke`s portraits ranges from personalities such as Gi...
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Queen Elizabeth Hall -- London, England

The Orlando Consort - The Toledo Summit 1502:  

The marriage of Philip the Fair and Juana of Castile, was to bring two musical institutions together in the early years of the 16th century: the celebrated Burgundian chapel and the royal chapel of Juana's parents, Ferdinand and Isabella. In a cappella performances of works of often haunting beauty,...
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Kurfurstendamm -- Berlin, Germany

Story of Berlin:  

In 1999 the Story of Berlin opened, offering a multimedia trip spanning 800 years of Berlin's history, and featuring an original radiation-proof bunker underneath the Kurfurstendamm. ...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

The New Greek Galleries:Greek and Roman Art Galleries  

Following several years of planning and construction, seven completely renovated and reinstalled galleries for Greek art are open to the public on the Museum's first floor. This latest stage in a three-phase expansion of the exhibition space devoted to Greek and Roman art comprises the Mary and Mich...
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New World Stages -- New York, United States

Naked Boys Singing!:By Robert Schrock  

Ranging from the serious to the hilarious, Naked Boys Singing! is perfect for audiences of all kinds, from gay theatre groups to girls night out and even bachelorette parties! With musical numbers such as 'Gratuitous Nudity', 'Nothing but the Radio On', and 'Muscle Addiction', Naked Boys Singing! is...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Ancient Near East Galleries: Shining New Light on an Assyrian Palace:  

Recently renovated and reinstalled, with natural light now illuminating the Assyrian reliefs within, these galleries house the Museum's outstanding collection of Ancient Near Eastern art, including sculpture, metalwork, ivories, seals, and other objects dating from 8000 B.C. to A.D. 700 from ancient...
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Club Fugazi -- San Francisco, United States

Beach Blanket Babylon:  

The late Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon is a long running, hit musical send-up of pop culture with extravagant costumes and outrageously huge hats. ...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

The New Cypriot Galleries:  

With the opening of the new Cypriot Galleries, a selection of 600 outstanding works from the Museum's Cesnola Collection—comprising approximately 6,000 sculptures, bronzes, vases, terracottas, gems, glass, and jewelry from Cyprus dating from ca. 2500 B.C. to ca. A.D. 300—returns to public view. The ...
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-- Rome, Italy

Horti Borghesiani :  

This small exhibition shows some of the sculptures from Villa Borghese, most of which were originally owned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the remainder being the result of subsequent purchases which themselves help tell the complex story of the Villa and its patrons. The exhibition, then, is a pr...
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La Scala -- MILANO, Italy

Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore:  

How many of the cast would fit the casting qualification of the four best singers in the world could be debated, but it is clear that Riccardo Muti is trying to lighten the approach, perhaps bringing Verdi closer to his roots rather than his offshoots. ...
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- Los Angeles, United States

A Century of Fashion, 1900–2000 :  

Featuring more than 130 costumes from LACMA's permanent collection, A Century of Fashion, 1900–2000, celebrates fashion with an extensive exhibition presented over a two-year period. The exhibition demonstrates how changing styles in fashionable dress mirrored changes in society—and particularly how...
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Dallas Museum of Art -- Dallas, United States

Mondrian:The Transatlantic Paintings  

Fleeing the Nazis, the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian (1872–1944) sailed from London to New York in 1940, where he lived until his death in 1944. Mondrian: The Transatlantic Paintings focuses on a series of seventeen works created in Europe and finished in America during the artist’s final years. The e...
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Meadows Museum -- Dallas, United States

Meadows Museum Collection:  

The Meadows Museum Collection is the most comprehensive and one of the largest collections of Spanish art outside of Spain. The collections moved into a new facility on 25 March 2001. Designed by the Chicago-based architectural firm Hammond Beeby Rupert Ainge, the two-story red brick collegiate Geor...
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UC Berkeley Art Museum -- Berkeley, California, United States

Face of the Buddha:Sculpture from India, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia   

Long-term loan from the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation in New York, together with small Buddhist sculptures from the Berkeley Art Museum's collection, form a small overview of the spread of Buddhism throughout Asia. ...
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Royal Academy of Arts -- London, England

Ingres to Matisse:The Triumph of French Painting  

Consisting of some fifty 19th- and early 20th-century French masterpieces, this exhibition is drawn from the collections of two major American art institutions, based in Baltimore: the Walters Art Museum and The Baltimore Museum of Art. These benefited respectively from the collections of William an...
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National Gallery -- London, England

Vermeer and the Delft School:  

The Delft School is best known for its quiet images of domestic life by Johannes Vermeer and Pieter de Hooch. These and other Delft artists painted views of the households, courtyards, church interiors, streets, and squares of Delft during the 1650s and 1660s. This major international loan exhibitio...
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt : Martin-Gropius-Bau -- Berlin, Germany

Blue Stage:European Exchanges: Copenhagen, Montpellier, Berlin  

What is the hip-hop scene in Algeria like, what important theatre productions are being staged in Tunis, what kinds of festivals are being held in Beirut or Amman? What influence are the performing arts having on urban space? How is the migration from the Mediterranean region to Montpellier, Berli...
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The British Museum -- London, England

Cleopatra of Egypt:From History To Myth  

Cleopatra was born in Alexandria around 70 BC. She was the daughter of the King of Egypt and a member of the Ptolemic dynasty that had ruled the land for 300 years. In her dealings with the great Roman leaders of that time, she sought to preserve the Ptolemic Dynasty and the status of Egypt as a wor...
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum -- New York, United States

Frank Gehry:Architect  

This exhibition provides a career-long perspective on the architect's work through the presentation of 40 projects including material and models from Frank Gehry's archives. Projects on view include private residences, Chiat/Day Building in Venice California, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles,...
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-- LA ROQUE D'ANTHERON, France

Festival International de Piano de la Roque d'Anthéron:  

Tucked away in the Lubéron between Marseilles and Avignon, a region best known for its Cavaillon melons, the twenty-year-old Festival de La Roque d'Anthéron has emerged as the major European summer venue for pianists. Blessed with a million-dollar budget, the latest outdoor acoustical installation a...
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J. Paul Getty Museum -- LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, United States

A Royal Menagerie:Porcelain Animals from Dresden   

The Dresden Porcelain Collection has lent fourteen large Meissen porcelain animals that were executed between 1730 and 1735 for Frederick-Augustus I, Elector of Saxony, known as "Augustus the Strong" (1679-1733). Also on loan are three paintings from Dresden's New Master's Gallery (Gemäldegalerie Ne...
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National Gallery -- Prague, Czech Republic

National Gallery: Asian Art Collection:  

Situated just outside Prague in the Zbraslav Castle, this new collection represents 40 years of acquisitions and includes 1500 works and objects from China, India, Japan, Southeast Asia Tibet and the Near East....
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-- GRAZ, Austria

Styriarte Festival :  

Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts, for the first time, Verdi's Messa da Requiem. The music reflecting this year's theme, "...transported to a better world" include works by Josquin and Messiaen, Bach and Handel, music from the courts in Sanssouci and Mannheim, pieces by Mozart and Beethoven, Schubert an...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- HUMLEBAEK, Denmark

Anselm Kiefer:  

Like Sigmar Polke, the German painter Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945) is much sought after by musuems and collectors. This is a presentation of major works produced within the last few years. ...
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Kaunicky Palace -- PRAGUE, Czech Republic

Mucha Museum:  

A new museum devoted to the Art Nouveau creations of the Czech artist Alphonse Mucha (1860 - 1939). ...
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Maison Cauchie -- BRUSSELS, Belgium

Maison Cauchie:  

No visit to Brussels would be complete without a visit to the Maison Cauchie - one of the finest examples of Art Nouveau art and architecture in Europe. ...
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Camouflage -- Brussels, Belgium

Contemporary African Art:  

Contemporary African art is the focus of this new gallery in Brussels. This first show features the work of twelve African artists including the installations of gallery-owner Fernando Alvim from Angola. ...
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Imperial War Museum -- London, England

The Holocaust Exhibition:  

The 1200 square metre display covers two floors of the Imperial War Museum and tells the story of the Nazis' persecution of the Jews and other groups before and during the Second World War. The exhibition presents rare and important objects, some of them from former concentration and extermination c...
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Tate Modern -- London, England

Katharina Frisch:  

Using modern manufacturing techniques the German artist Katharina Fritsch fabricates people and things that seem to have their origin in mythology, literature or religion. They hover between the real world and a fictive realm of icons, talismanic objects and monsters. A man lies on the floor with an...
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Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung -- Munich, Germany

The Cool Gaze:Realism in the Twenties  

To mark the re-opening of the new Hypo-Kunsthalle, designed by Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron (London's Tate Modern), curator Wieland Schmied has put together an exhibition devoted exclusively to paintings of the 1920s. With some 180 works on view, the exhibition attempts to demonstrate that ...
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-- Antwerp, Belgium

Flanders Festival Antwerp:  

This festival is devoted to early music by Josquin Desprez (ca. 1450/55-1521), Heinrich Isaac (ca. 1450-1517) and other masters of Flemish polyphony. The Ensemble Clément Janequin, directed by Dominique Visse, Hilliard Ensemble, Cappella Pratensis, A Sei Voci, The Binchois Consort and the boys’ choi...
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Museum für Moderne Kunst -- Frankfurt, Germany

Change of Scene XIX:  

Change of Scene XIX is composed of 19 completely new room settings at the Museum für Moderne Kunst. The aim of the exhibition is to create surprising encounters and juxtapositions between works in the permanent collection, recent acquisitions as well as works on loan for this show. New works by the ...
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Bank Austria Kunstforums -- Vienna, Austria

Kasimir Malewich:  

In collaboration with the State Russian Museum St. Petersburg, this itinerant exhibition features some 120 works by the Russian artist and founder of Suprematism, Kasimir Malewich (1878 - 1935). ...
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various -- Athens, Greece

Cultural Olympiad:  

The Cultural Olympiad spanning the four-year period from 2001 to 2004 focuses on the symbolic and communicative significance of its cultural events, rather than simply on their quantity. The programme contains thematic units presented in chronological order. It combines major symbolic events aiming ...
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Royal Museum of the Army and Military History -- Brussels, Belgium

The Kronan-Project:  

The Kronan, Flagship of the Swedish fleet, sunk during a battle against the Dutch fleet on June 1st 1676 off the island of Öland in the Baltic sea. Heavily armed and fully supplied, the ship sunk after a heavy explosion taking over 800 men with her (only 42 survived). The exhibition presents a selec...
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Various venues -- Venice, Italy

La Biennale di Venezia:  

Music by Alfred Schnittke, György Kurtág, Luciano Berio, Giovanni Mancuso, Terry Riley, Anton Webern, Django Bates, Béla Bartók, Marco Di Bari, Franco Donatoni and others performed by new music groups such as the Quartetto Bernini and the Smith Quartet. ...
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-- AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence:  

Mozart's Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute, Verdi's Falstaff, Britten's Turn of the Screw and Janacek's Diary of One Who Vanisihed are the operas featured this year. Concerts and recitals include performances by Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Orchestre de Paris, Sonia Wieder-Atherton, Laurent Naouri...
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-- MAZERES SUR SALAT (Haute-Garonne), France

Festival du Comminges:  

Located between Tarbes and Toulouse in the south of France, the Festival du Comminges lacks the glamour of more well-heeled festivals. Nevertheless, the programming is top drawer and we recommend at least three concerts listed below. Moreover, this festival offers an excellent opportunity to hear on...
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Opéra -- Marseilles, France

Tancredi:by Gioacchino Rossini  

Marseilles has put together a fascinating season, starting with Henri Tomasi's Atlantide, and also including Pêcheurs de Perles and an homage to Verdi with the unexpected Lombardi. Run, don't walk, as opportunities to hear any of these works, especially Marouf and Bérénice may not yet again occur in...
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Opéra -- Marseilles, France

Tancredi:by Gioacchino Rossini  

Marseilles has put together a fascinating season, starting with Henri Tomasi's Atlantide, and also including Pêcheurs de Perles and an homage to Verdi with the unexpected Lombardi. Run, don't walk, as opportunities to hear any of these works, especially Marouf and Bérénice may not yet again occur in...
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Abbaye aux Dames -- SAINTES, France

Festival de Saintes:  

Once an exclusively baroque affair, this festival has evolved towards a wider programme. Under the artistic direction of the Belgian musician Philippe Herreweghe, Saintes now includes baroque, romantic and contemporary music. Invited artists include Marcus Creed , RIAS Kammerchor, Pierre Hantaï, Rei...
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-- MONTPELLIER, France

Festival de Radio-France et de Montpellier:  

Known for its rather eclectic programming, the Festival de Radio-France et de Montpellier has several concerts which are certainly worth considering: Evgeni Kissin, Gidon Kremer, Laszlo Polgar, Ton Koopman, Grigory Sokolov, the Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Myung-Whun Chung, Iván Fischer,...
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-- MAZERES SUR SALAT (Haute-Garonne), France

Festival du Comminges:  

Located between Tarbes and Toulouse in the south of France, the Festival du Comminges lacks the glamour of more well-heeled festivals. Nevertheless, the programming is top drawer and we recommend at least three concerts listed below. Moreover, this festival offers an excellent opportunity to hear on...
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Abbaye aux Dames -- SAINTES, France

Festival de Saintes:  

Once an exclusively baroque affair, this festival has evolved towards a wider programme. Under the artistic direction of the Belgian musician Philippe Herreweghe, Saintes now includes baroque, romantic and contemporary music. Invited artists include Marcus Creed , RIAS Kammerchor, Pierre Hantaï, Rei...
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Museum of Cycladic Art -- Athens, Greece

The City Beneath the City:Finds from excavations for the Metropolitan Railway of Athens   

This temporary exhibition features 500 objects unearthed during the excavations for the Metropolitan Railway of Athens and attempts to document the evolution of daily life in Athens from the 17th century B.C. to the 6th century A.D. Unearthed artefacts are also on display at the Syntagma, Kerameikos...
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-- San Sebastian, Spain

Festival of San Sebastian:  

The little known summer festival of the Spanish town of San Sebastian can easily boast half dozen major dates: The Spanish pianist Ricardo Requejo, Riccardo Chailly and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, Orchestre National de Lyon conducted by David Robertson in Berlioz' Damnation of Fa...
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Casa de Mateus -- VILA REAL, Portugal

Casa de Mateus Music Festival:  

Teresa Berganza, Orquestra Gulbenkian, Gustav Leonhardt, Orchestre Musica Antiqua, Juan Antonio Alvarez Parejo, Filippo Gamba, "Archibudelli" are some of the artists in concert at the eighteenth century Casa de Mateus. ...
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Fondation Electricite de France - Espace Electra -- PARIS, France

Regards Persans:Iran, une revolution photographique  

Some thirty photographs document the evolution of contemporary photography in Iran dueing the last 20 years. The exhibition is presented chronologically and divided into three themes: photojournalism, documentary photos, art photography. Iranian photographers whose prints are on view include Abbas, ...
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-- BEAUNE, France

Festival de Beaune:  

Anne Blanchard and her team rarely disappoint. For those with a passion for baroque music and opera, this festival is a top priority. Spread out over four week-ends, this year's programme includes William Christie and Les Arts Florissants in a performance of Handel's pastoral ode L’Allegro, il Pense...
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Espace Landowski -- BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France

Musée des années 30:  

Located just outside Paris, the new Museum of the Thirties gives an account of the creative work in the Boulogne-Billancourt community, a refuge for a host of artists driven out of Central Europe between the two world wars. The collection includes 800 paintings and 1,500 sculptures and is essentiall...
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MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts -- VIENNA, Austria

Dennis Hopper :A System of Moments  

Dennis Hopper, Hollywood legend, actor, director, and artist, has developed a new major work for Vienna's MAK. A kaleidoscopic production involving art, painting, photography, and film, Invitation to the Void - A System of Moments reveals the mutual influence of art and film in Hopper's work. An urb...
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Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University -- Cambridge, United States

Geometric Abstraction:Latin American Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection   

Latin American geometric abstraction developed in an international arena. Many artists, like Alejandro Otero of Venezuela, Lygia Clark of Brazil, and Alfredo Hlito of Argentina, studied and worked in Europe for extended periods between the 1940s and 1960s. Others, like Gego of Venezuela, Gyula Kosic...
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Musée du Louvre -- Paris, France

The Treasury of the Sainte-Chapelle:  

The objects in the treasury of the Ste Chapelle were assembled by King Louis IX (otherwise known as St Louis) from 1239 onwards around important relics relative to Christ's Passion from the Imperial treasury of Constantinople, which fell to the Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade in 1204. It thus unites...
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-- COLMAR, Austria

Colmar International Festival:  

Created in 1989, this international festival with a Russian accent is located in the enchanting medieval town of Colmar in the heart of the Alsace region of France. Apart from concerts this year by Vladimir Spivakov, the Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Rudy, Zoltan Kocsis, Ivan Fischer and the B...
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KunstHaus Wien -- Vienna, Austria

Louis C. Tiffany: Masterworks of American Art Nouveau:Collection Max Kohler, Art Focus, Zurich  

Comprehensive exhibition featuring the works of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933). Louis Comfort Tiffany was the son of Charles Louis Tiffany, who in the 19th century founded the prestigious New York silver and jewelry firm of Tiffany & Co. which catered to presidents and royalty alike, including Qu...
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Kunsthistorisches Museum -- Vienna, Austria

EL GRECO :  

Around 35 masterpieces on view by El Greco trace the artist´s development from his early years as an icon painter, his education in the Italian cultural centres of Venice and Rome up to his establishment as a great master in Spain and the formation and perfecting of his specifically idiosyncratic st...
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Serpentine Gallery -- London, England

Dan Flavin:  

An exhibition of twenty-two works by the American artist Dan Flavin, well known for his minimal installations using coloured fluorescent light bulbs. ...
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Kunsthaus Zürich -- Zurich, Switzerland

Centenary of Alberto Giacometti:The Retrospective  

Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966), the Swiss sculptor, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on 10 October 2001. He was almost fifty when he created the form of the human figure by which he is best known - tall and inconceivably thin male and female forms. With 90 sculptures, 40 paintings and 40 d...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

The Annenberg Collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces:  

Fifty-three paintings, watercolours, and drawings by 18 artists who worked in France in the 19th and early 20th century comprise the Annenberg collection. An annual event in its eighth year, visitors can view works by Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Morisot, Fantin-Latour, Cezanne, Seurat, Van Gogh, ...
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Musée d'Orsay -- Paris, France

Henri Rivière:Master of the Snapshot  

An engraver and an illustrator, Henri Rivière (1864 - 1951) was also a skilled photographer as early as the 1880s. On view are pictures of Parisian streets, of the cabaret "Le Chat Noir" or of the Eiffel Tower, scenes of the countryside in Brittany, portraits of his relatives in their family intimac...
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Bibliothèque Nationale de France -- PARIS, France

Graphisme(s):200 Créateurs 1997 - 2001  

Posters, signs, publications and more document graphic arts creation within the last three years. ...
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Royal Academy of Arts -- London, England

Ingres to Matisse:The Triumph of French Painting  

Consisting of some fifty 19th- and early 20th-century French masterpieces, this exhibition is drawn from the outstanding collections of two major American art institutions, based in Baltimore: the Walters Art Museum and The Baltimore Museum of Art. These benefited respectively from the collections o...
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Ateneum -- Helsinki, Finland

Surface and Depth:Early Modernism in Finland 1890-1920  

The exhibition brings forward the many different aspects of painting after it was detached from the realist tradition. The 300 works on view show how conceptions of humanity and the role of an artist changed, and what were turn-of-the-century utopias and everyday life like in Finland. The artists of...
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Museum of Modern Art -- San Francisco, United States

UltraBaroque:Aspects of Post-Latin American Art   

UltraBaroque focuses on a critical re-reading of the Baroque in Latin America and its use by contemporary artists as an important cultural metaphor. It addresses the problematic history of the baroque, in particular its relationship to the experience and legacy of colonization, and examines the impa...
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Royal Academy of Arts -- London, England

Ingres to Matisse:The Triumph of French Painting  

Consisting of some fifty 19th- and early 20th-century French masterpieces, this exhibition is drawn from the outstanding collections of two major American art institutions, based in Baltimore: the Walters Art Museum and The Baltimore Museum of Art. These benefited respectively from the collections o...
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Cavea -- Rome, Italy

Norah Jones :  

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Unesco Headquarters -- PARIS, France

UNESCO-ICOMOS:International Millennium Congress  

The three-day Congress will provide an overview of research, studies and state-of-the-art of knowledge in different fields of architectural heritage related to the conservation and restoration of monuments, buildings, historic towns, archaeological sites and other structures built from the earliest ...
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Centre de Cultura Contemporania -- BARCELONA, Spain

The City of the Film-Makers:  

The challenge of this exhibition is to illustrate how the work of a series of contemporary film-makers shows us the germ of some of the basic ideas about the space in which we now live or will in the future. Divided into twelve sections, the show presents film footage along with models, drawings, sk...
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Detroit Institute of Arts -- Detroit, United States

Reflections in Black:Smithsonian African American Photography  

Over 300 images by 120 African American photographers document the black experience from slavery through the Civil Rights Era to the emergence of the current African American middle class. More importantly, the images on view offer a visual and aesthetic record that differs considerably from the usu...
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Museum of Contemporary Art -- LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, United States

David Hockney Retrospective:Photoworks   

Hockney, born in England and based in Los Angeles, explores different ways of working with the camera, while continuing to produce paintings and print works that often depict the landscape of Southern California. ...
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Ansel Adams Center for Photography -- SAN FRANCISCO, United States

Modern Photography in Japan: 1915-1940:  

Over seventy images by thirty-five photographers whose work evolved from a pictorialist tradition to the beginning of a modernist aesthetic are on view....
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum -- NEW YORK, United States

Sugimoto:Portraits  

Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto's larger-than-life-size, black-and-white portraits of historical figures past and present, including Henry VIII, Napoleon Bonaparte, Fidel Castro, and Princess Diana, which are photographed against dramatically lit, black backdrops. Sugimoto isolated the wax ef...
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Bailiwick Arts Center -- Chicago, United States

Naked Boys Singing!:By Robert Schrock  

Ranging from the serious to the hilarious, Naked Boys Singing! is perfect for audiences of all kinds, from gay theatre groups to girls night out and even bachelorette parties! With musical numbers such as 'Gratuitous Nudity', 'Nothing but the Radio On', and 'Muscle Addiction', Naked Boys Singing! is...
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Museum of Contemporary Art -- Chicago, United States

The Short Century :Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994  

Curated by Okwui Enwezor, the next director of Documenta 11 in Kassel, Germany, this exhibition focuses on works in a variety of media by some 50 African artists from different nations on the African continent. The exhibition examines the brief period of liberation from the yoke of colonialism from ...
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J. Paul Getty Museum -- Los Angeles, United States

Ancient Art from the Permanent Collection:  

This temporary installation features more than 250 objects representing the scope of the antiquities collection from 3000 B.C. to the 6th century A.D. Among the highlights of the exhibition are the fifth-century B.C. limestone and marble statue of a goddess believed to be Aphrodite and an early Cycl...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- HUMLEBAEK, Denmark

After the Beginning and Before the End :222 Drawings from Picasso to Yoko Ono  

In 222 examples of the artist’s first steps toward the finished product, this exhibition shows how differently artists work and how multi-facetted the creative process is. The exhibition includes drawings by Picasso, Magritte, Mondrian, Joseph Beuys, Louise Bourgeois, Christian Boltanski, Alexander ...
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Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli -- NAPLES, Italy

Homo Faber:  

The originality of this exhibition is its interactive display centred on 400 archaeological artifacts, which are used to show the daily life of the inhabitants of Pompei and Herculanum leading up to the summer of 79 AD. Multimedia and special effects are used to show the volcanic eruption of Vesuviu...
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Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston, United States

A Studio of Her Own:Women Artists in Boston 1870 - 1940   

An exhibition of over eighty paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts created by women at the turn of the last century....
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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen -- ROTTERDAM, Netherlands

Hieronymus Bosch :  

An important exhibition devoted to the late-Medieval painter from the Netherlands, Hieronymus Bosch (c.1450-1516). On view in Rotterdam are eighteen panels attributed to Hieronymus Bosch, including masterpieces such as The Ship of Fools (Musée du Louvre, Paris), The Death of a Miser (National Galler...
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Art Institute of Chicago -- Chicago, United States

Van Gogh and Gaugin:The Studio of the South  

The show focuses on a brief, tumultuous, and intensely creative period when Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) and Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) spent eight weeks in 1888 working together in Arles, France. Both men turned to art relatively late in life. By the time they met in the autumn of 1887, both were wel...
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Toledo Museum of Art -- TOLEDO, OHIO, United States

Michelangelo:Drawings and Other Treasures from the Casa Buonarroti, Florence   

By most counts there are less than a dozen drawings by the great Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564 in American collections and no paintings or sculpture. Now two dozen superb sketches and preparatory studies for such important works as the Sistine Chapel and the Medici Tombs are on loan to the High...
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Santa Monica Museum of Art -- SANTA MONICA, United States

Freestyle: Women:  

This national survey, curated by former Whitney curator Thelma Golden, presents the work of approximately 30 important young black artists living and working in the United States. The title of the exhibition springs from popular culture and the world of hip-hop—"freestyle" refers to the mutable spac...
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Baltimore Museum of Art -- Baltimore, United States

Antioch:The Lost Ancient City  

Antioch was founded in 300 BC in what is today southeastern Turkey, near Syria. It ranked with Rome, Alexandria, and Constantinople as one of the four great cities of the Roman and Early Christian world. The exhibition presents Antioch's public and private life in four sections: The City of Antioch;...
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Chatelet Theatre -- Paris, France

FESTIVAL D'AUTOMNE:Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater  

Hosted by the Theatre du Chatelet, this year's autumn dance festival opens on October 2nd presenting a varied programme of works by the great, now legendary Alvin Ailey, the important Czech choreographer Jiri Kylian, and France's ever present, never-give-up, Maurice Béjart. A more than welcome r...
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Tate Modern -- London, England

Surrealism:Desire Unbound  

The exhibition takes a look at one of the defining themes of surrealism: desire. On view are many of the iconic works associated with surrealism, including de Chirico's The Child's Brain, Duchamp's L.H.O.O.Q, Max Ernst's Oedipus Rex, Dalí's Lugubrious Game, Giacometti's Disagreeable Object, Magritte...
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The British Museum -- London, England

Shinto:The Sacred Art of Ancient Japan  

This important loan exhibition is devoted to the extraordinary range of art and artefacts associated with the Shint religion. Borrowed from over 70 shrines, temples and museum collections, the material ranges from the ceramics of the mysterious Jmon culture dating from 10,000 BC to the magnificent s...
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Museum Folkwang Essen -- ESSEN, Germany

William Turner:Light and Color  

To mark the 150th anniversary of his death, the Museum Folkwang in Essen is staging the first retrospective of William Turner (1775-1851) in Germany. On loan from the Tate Gallery, London and other public and private collections in Europe, North America, New Zealand and South Africa some 200 works b...
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Theatre du Chatelet -- Paris, France

Ballet du Theatre National de Prague:  

Born in Prague, Jiri Kylian, one of the most prominent contemporary choreographers in the world today, returns to the company where he first learnt not only dance, but also to play the piano, a fact not always realised by those who accuse him of unmusicality. A programme of three contrasting and int...
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Gemäldegalerie -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Picture Gallery at the Kulturforum:  

After being divided for over fifty years, one of the most significant collections of European art has been reunited in the new picture gallery at the Kulturforum in the district of Berlin's Tiergarten between the Philharmonie concert hall and the Neue Nationalgalerie. More than 1300 paintings rangin...
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem -- JERUSALEM, Israel

Orthodox Christian Art from Ethiopia:  

Spanning ten centuries, a collection of rare icons, illuminated manuscripts, ceremonial crosses, and other ritual objects reflecting Ethiopia's contact with Eastern and Western cultures. While they show a strong Byzantine influence, these works are nevertheless uniquely Ethiopian, an expression of a...
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Ateneum -- Helsinki, Finland

The Land Beyond the Sea:Nordic artists in Normandy, Brittany and England, 1860 to 1900   

The exhibition presents works painted in French coastal regions by Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish artists in the period 1860 - 1900. On show are approximately 80 works from Nordic and French public and private collections. ...
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Kimbell Art Museum -- FORT WORTH, United States

Treasures from a Lost Civilization:Ancient Chinese Art from Sichuan  

This show features some 175 objects unearthed in 1986 in the village of Sanxingdui in the region of Sichuan in the southeast part of China. The artifacts date to circa 1300 B.C. This exhibition will travel to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (4 March - 16 June 2002). ...
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Kunstmuseum Winterthur -- WINTERTHUR, Switzerland

The Jean Planque Collection:Monet, Picasso, Klee, Dubuffet...  

Throughout his activity as adviser to the Beyeler Gallery, Jean Planque (1910 - 1998) was able to acquire a certain number of works which today form a collection of about 200 paintings and drawings, some sculptures and several hundred prints. His original enthusiasm as a collector was inspired by an...
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Jewish Museum -- New York, United States

Ben Katchor:Picture-Stories  

The exhibition features work from the artist's comic strip novels, Cheap Novelties: The Pleasures of Urban Decay (1991), Julius Knipel, Real Estate Photographer: Stories (1996), The Jew of New York (1991), Julius Knipel, Real Estate Photographer, The Beauty Supply District (2000), his forthcoming bo...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

The Pharaoh's Photographer:Harry Burton, Tutankhamun, and the Metropolitan's Egyptian Expedition   

When Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon opened the tomb of King Tutankhamun in 1922, the find was photographed by Harry Burton (1879 - 1940). This exhibition consists of some 60 photographs - primarily by Burton - made between 1906 and 1939, documenting the excavation of King Tutankhamun's tomb. Early...
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Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou -- Paris, France

Jean Dubuffet:  

Centenary retrospective of the French artist Jean Dubuffet. ...
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Morgan Library -- NEW YORK, United States

Oscar Wilde :A Life in Six Acts  

Originally organized by the British Library, this exhibition presents Oscar Wilde's life story (1854–1900) as a series of six acts, incorporating works from both institutional and private collections. All of Wilde's major works are featured, with emphasis given to the composition, publication, and r...
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Museum for African Art -- New York, United States

Bamana: The Art of Existence in Mali:  

Bamana features approximately 90 Bamana art objects, 40 photographs, and video footage taken in field study of the Bamana people of Mali in West Africa. A concurrent exhibition at the Museum Rietberg in Zurich features objects from European collections. ...
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Seattle Art Museum -- Seattle, United States

Annie Leibovitz::Women  

This show features seventy-five large-format color and black-and-white photographs taken for Leibovitz’s book of the same title (Random House, 1999), which features an essay by Susan Sontag. The photographs in the exhibition and the book encompass a broad spectrum of subjects, both famous and unknow...
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Phillips Collection -- Washington, DC, United States

Impressionist Still Life:  

This show presents over 80 works from 55 public and private collections around the world. It attempts to trace the development and transformation of late 10th century still life painting - from the realism of Courbet to the shifting planes and volumes in the late work of Cézanne, which laid the grou...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- NEW YORK, United States

Pieter Bruegel the Elder:Drawings and Prints  

Pieter Bruegel the Elder (ca. 1527 - 1569), was a remarkable draftsman and designer of prints as well as a painter. This exhibition includes 54 of the 61 extant drawings by Bruegel. In addition, the exhibition includes some 60 prints designed by him, and another 20 drawings by his contemporaries....
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International Center of Photography -- New York, United States

Helmut Newton:Work  

On the occasion of his 80th birthday in October 2000, several state museums in Berlin under the curatorship of June Newton, organised a major retrospective of work by the Berlin-born photographer Helmut Newton. First shown at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, the 250 photographs document Newton's ...
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Moderna Museet -- Stockholm, Sweden

Botero at Moderna:  

Fernando Botero ( b.1932) is the most famous Columbian artist on the international scene. His fame is based on his naïve portraits of rotund men, women, animals and still lifes. The exhibition will travel to several museums in the United States. ...
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao -- Bilbao, Spain

Frank Gehry, Architect:  

This exhibition provides a career-long perspective on the architect's work through the presentation of 40 projects including material and models from Frank Gehry's archives. Projects on view include private residences, Chiat/Day Building in Venice California, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles,...
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Eskenazi Limited -- London, England

Chinese Ceramic Vessels 500-1000 AD :  

Eskenazi, one of London's leading dealers in oriental works of art, is displaying some fourteen rare ceramic pieces. The earliest is a glazed red earthenware ewer from the Northern Qi period, 550-577, and the latest a glazed buff earthenware ewer from the Liao period, 907-1125. In size they range fr...
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National Gallery of Art -- WASHINGTON, DC, United States

Aelbert Cuyp:  

The first-ever international loan exhibition devoted to the masterpieces of Dutch artist Aelbert Cuyp (1620-1691). The show consists of approximately 45 paintings and an equal number of drawings that survey the achievement of this artist, who was particularly renowned for his majestic Dutch landscap...
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Field Museum -- Chicago, United States

Cleopatra of Egypt:From History to Myth  

Colossal sculptures, bronzes, ceramics, coins, gems and even caricatures trace Cleopatra VII's life and liaisons with the two great Roman leaders of the day, Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Newly identified images of Cleopatra will feature allongside Hellenistic and Roman representations. The myth of...
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High Museum of Art -- Atlanta, United States

Monet:A View from the River  

The exhibition features eleven paintings on loan from Museums and private collections in the U.S. and Europe. The centerpiece of the exhibition is the High's 2000 acquisition of Autumn on the Seine, Argenteuil (painted in the fall of 1873, but dated 1874), which will be presented with its companion ...
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High Museum of Art -- Atlanta, United States

Winslow Homer and the Critics:Forging a National Art in the 1870s   

The show explores Homer's pivotal role in shaping a national art. More than 50 of Homer's most famous oil paintings and watercolors, created between 1868 and 1881, are on view in the unique context of the relationship between this American master and the nation's early art critics. ...
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Museum of Contemporary Art -- Chicago, United States

William Kentridge:  

Five years ago William Kentridge was largely unknown outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was born in 1955 and continues to live today. His work traces characters and events shaped by the political history of his country, the role of European culture in Africa, and his own history and ide...
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Museum for African Art -- NEW YORK, United States

Bamana :The Art of Existence in Mali  

A major exhibition that examines the art of the Bamana people of Mali. The show features some 90 Bamana art objects, 40 photographs, and video footage taken in field study. A concurrent exhibition at the Museum Rietberg in Zurich features objects from European collections. ...
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MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst) -- VIENNA, Austria

Naive Art: In Quest of Lost Paradise:Outstanding works of Naive Art from the Collection Charlotte Zander  

A representative selection of some 200 paintings from the Charlotte Zander Museum at Bonningheim Castle, near Stuttgart, the world's largest collection of Naive Art and Art Brut. ...
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Van Gogh Museum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Light !:Industrial Age 1750-1900  

This cross-disciplinary exhibition combines masterpieces of the visual arts with hands-on demonstrations and creations of light experiments and experiences from previous centuries. First seen at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh....
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Musée d'Orsay -- Paris, France

Max Klinger / Johannes Brahms:Engraving, Music and Fantasy  

An unusual exhibition devoted to the influence of the music of Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) on the German painter, sculptor, engraver and writer Max Klinger (1857-1920). The Brahmsphantasie, a group of forty one plates inspired by scores by Brahms are on view. Specialists consider it to be the master...
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Museo del Bargello -- FLORENCE, Italy

Museo del Bargello:  

This former prison and torture chamber dating back to thirteenth-century Florence now houses important sculptures by Michelangelo, Benvenuto Cellini, Donatello and Giambologna among others. The Museo del Bargello also boasts a collection of Byzantine and Renaissance jewellery and early Islamic art. ...
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Rossi & Rossi Ltd -- London, England

Tibetan Thangkas:Buddhist Paintings from the 11th to the 18th century  

Paintings or thangkas served a variety of spiritual, educational and social needs, providing the visual focus for meditation, rituals, ceremonies and pictorial descriptions of Buddhist teachings. An exhibition of twelve rare and beautiful images. This exhibition coincides with the fourth Asian Art i...
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Hermitage Rooms at Somerset House -- London, England

French Drawings and Paintings from the Hermitage:Poussin to Picasso  

Hermitage Rooms focuses on French drawings from one of the world's greatest but least accessible collections of Old Master drawings. The exhibition includes 75 drawings and eight selected paintings which illustrates the way in which drawing serves both as a preparatory stage for a painting and as an...
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Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe -- HAMBURG, Germany

100 Years of Ida Bohatta:Her Life and Works  

Some 200 illustrations have been selected from 1100 originals and compiled into a representative collection of the work of picture-book illustrator Ida Bohatta, born on 15th April 1900. The show includes watercolour paintings as well as unpublished manuscripts and sketchbooks. ...
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Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen -- DUSSELDORF, Germany

The Other Modernity:Giorgio de Chirico and Alberto Savinio  

The exhibition is dedicated to the invention of "metaphysical art" by Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) and his brother, Alberto Savinio (1891-1952). The show features de Chirico's work, with some 45 to 50 paintings from between 1908 and 1919 and about as many works from 1919 to the thirties, and juxta...
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Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland -- BONN, Germany

Troy:Dream and Reality  

In the 8th century B.C. the poet Homer created the 'Iliad' and 'Odyssey' grand epics, marking the beginning of Western literature. In this exhibition the Iliad's world of Gods and Heroes come alive through rare manuscripts, written records and depictions on antique ceramics and sculptures. Medieval ...
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Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland -- Bonn, Germany

7000 Years of Persian Art:Masterpieces from the Iranian National Museum, Teheran  

This major show features 180 objects spanning seven thousand years of Iranian art from the collections of the Iranian National Museum in Teheran. The exhibition covers a wide period and includes clay figures from the 7th millennium BC as well as early Islamic painted ceramic vessels from the 10th ce...
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Museum für Völkerkunde (Ethnology Museum) -- BERLIN, Germany

Afrika:Kunst und Kultur  

This exhibtion features a representative selection from the large holdings of the African collection in Berlin. More than 200 pieces, the majority dating from the end of the 19th century are on view. For the first time since the end of World War II works are shown, which - long presumed lost in war ...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- NEW YORK, United States

Signac: 1863 - 1935:Master Neo-Impressionist  

This major exhibition is devoted to the French painter Paul Signac (1863-1935), a friend of Seurat and a theoretician of neo-impressionism. Chosen from public and private collections around the world, the works on view document different aspects of Signac's art : the first impressionist landscapes, ...
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Musée d'Orsay -- Paris, France

Arnold Böcklin (1827-1901):A Modern Visionary  

This retrospective exhibition of the work of Arnold Bocklin (Basel 1827 - Fiesole 1901) features a representative selection of 90 paintings from public and private collections tracing Bocklin's development from Late Romanticism to Symbolism....
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Picasso Museum -- BARCELONA, Spain

Picasso Erotique:  

As the title suggests, this exhibition focuses on Picasso's erotic oeuvre. More than 300 paintings, drawings and engravings are on view. Highlights of this exhibition include L'Etreinte, a series of engravings from Raphael et la Fornarina, Environnement vaginal, Pipo, Le Phallus, the 1928 sculpture ...
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, United States

Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons:Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections  

A major exhibition of works from the private and foundation collections of Eli Broad and his wife Edythe, considered among the finest collections of contemporary art in the world. The show features approximately 100 works by 24 artists—including Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Cy Two...
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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art -- Edinburgh, Scotland

Rachel Whiteread:  

After the Serpentine Gallery showing in London, the exhibition of fifteen sculptures by the 1994 Turner Prize winner arrives in Edinburgh. Since 1998 Whiteread has made casts of the insides of ordinary domestic objects, initially using wardrobes, and subsequently beds, floors, baths and even whole r...
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Musée de Grenoble -- Grenoble, France

Esprit Nouveau: Purism in Paris:  

The basis of the Purist movement is the work made between 1918 and 1925 by Purism's founders and leading proponents, Ozenfant and Jeanneret (Le Corbusier), and the work of 1920 - 25 by their closest colleague, Fernand Léger. All three perceived parallels between the machine and the painted image. Th...
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Guggenheim Las Vegas -- Las Vegas, United States

The Art of the Motorcycle :  

This show features over 120 motorcycles, from the earliest motorized bicycles of 1868 to customized one-offs and high-tech racing bikes. The installation designed by architect Frank Gehry incorporates 45-foot-high curved stainless steel walls, towering chain-link curtains, and a glass floor. The pri...
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Museum of Modern Art -- NEW YORK, United States

Centenary of Alberto Giacometti :The Retrospective  

Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966), the Swiss sculptor, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on 10 October 2001. He was almost fifty when he created the form of the human figure by which he is best known - tall and inconceivably thin male and female forms. With 90 sculptures, 40 paintings and 40 d...
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Field Museum -- Chicago, Illinois, United States

Cleopatra of Egypt:From History To Myth  

Cleopatra was born in Alexandria around 70 BC. She was the daughter of the King of Egypt and a member of the Ptolemic dynasty that had ruled the land for 300 years. In her dealings with the great Roman leaders of that time, she sought to preserve the Ptolemic Dynasty and the status of Egypt as a wor...
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Bruce Museum of Arts and Science -- GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT, United States

Empire of the Sultans:Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection  

This major exhibition highlights the rich artistic heritage of the Ottoman Empire and explores the influence exercised by the sultans over every aspect of life from military power to religious devotion. Presented in four sections, this fascinating exhibition comprises some 200 works including an imp...
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Philadelphia Museum of Art -- Philadelphia, United States

Dox Thrash :An African American Master Printmaker Rediscovered   

A major retrospective including some 60 prints and 30 drawings and watercolors by Dox Thrash documents for the first time the artistic achievements of an important African American artist who rose to national prominence during the late 1930s. Dox Thrash (1893 - 1965) was born and raised in Griffin, ...
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Museum für angewandte Kunst : Schirn Kunsthalle -- Frankfurt, Germany

Blood:Perspectives on Art, Power, Politics and Pathology   

Blood is an extremely powerful symbol. Blood accompanies new life, the transition of women to adulthood, and is often associated with violent death. Through a wide variety of compelling images from illuminated manuscripts to engravings, sculptures to drawings and paintings, from photographs to video...
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Whitney Museum of American Art -- NEW YORK, United States

Over the Line:The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence   

This major retrospective presents over 200 paintings and drawings spanning the long career of the American artist, Jacob Lawrence (1917 - 2000). Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey and trained in the art workshops of the Harlem community in the 1930s, Lawrence was the first voice of the black experien...
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Rijksmuseum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Rococo: A Riot of Ornament:Decorative art in 18th-century Holland  

Elaborate panelling from Amsterdam canal houses, silver services from the court, garden statues, porcelain, glass and furniture - objects that were often hidden in private collections in the Netherlands and abroad - may be seen in a magical setting created by the leading Dutch theatre designer Paul ...
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Österreichische Galerie Belvedere -- Vienna, Austria

Italian Journeys:Landscape paintings by Austrian and Hungarian Painters 1770 - 1850  

A selection of masterpieces reveal how landscapes from the regions around Rome and Naples developed from basic vedute to atmospheric scenes that are bathed in sunshine and light. The works on view were painted by students at the Vienna Academy of Arts who were sent to Rome by the Imperial House to c...
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum -- NEW YORK, United States

Norman Rockwell:Pictures for the American People  

A fascinating retrospective of the somewhat controversial American artist, Norman Rockwell (1894 - 1978). The exhibition features works spanning more than sixty years of Rockwell's career, including more than seventy oil paintings and all 322 covers he produced for The Saturday Evening Post....
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Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza -- Madrid, Spain

Kokoschka:Max Schmidt, Adolf Loos and their Friends  

The portraits of Max Schmidt (1914) from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, and Carl Leo Schmidt (1911) from the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, constitute two of three fragments of the Triple Portrait of the Schmidt Brothers which was cut up in the 1950s (the third fragment, depicting Hugo Sc...
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De Nederlandse Opera -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Giulio Cesare:  

The Herrmanns’s track record makes us expect the worst, but we can always hope for the best. Marc Minkowski has his Musiciens du Louvre to provide a solid foundation, while the double casting makes it imperative to hear each cast....
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Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland -- Bonn, Germany

Troy :Dream and Reality  

The exhibition provides the visitor with the opportunity to explore a many-faceted view of Troy, Homer and his Iliad, Troy and the Trojan War as well as the treatment of this theme by authors, poets and artists from antiquity through the Middle Ages up until modern times. This vision is juxtaposed a...
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Opernhaus -- Zurich, Switzerland

Der Ring das Nibelungen:  

Robert Wilson’s minimalist Ring reaches its conclusion as the last two evenings join the works presented in the previous season. For Wilson-lovers primarily....
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Opéra National de Paris (Bastille) -- Paris, France

Khovantchina:  

The Opéra de Paris seems to work well for Russian opera, and the presence of a largely Russian cast augurs well. Of course, Andrei Serban could destroy it all with one of his typically irrelevant or irreverent production....
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Opéra National de Paris (Bastille) -- Paris, France

Medea:  

The late Rolf Liebermann, one of the fathers of the modern school of opera production, may get his comeuppance at the hands of Jorge Lavelli when Medea receives its posthumous world premiere. ...
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Opera Bastille -- Paris, France

Paris Opera Ballet :La Bayadère  

The "Bayadère" is among the great nineteenth century classics, and like "Swan Lake", cannot be seen too often. It has colour, decor, costumes, and a story and is the perfect ballet to see at Christmas. There is every reason in the world to show these works....
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Ariadne auf Naxos:  

Conductor Ivan Fischer shows that he is firmly in control as Musical Director with a strong cast....
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Paris Opera Ballet:Spectacle de ballets : Fokine/Nijinski/Robbins/Blanca Li  

One of the best programmes to see this season. Certainly the most interesting. ...
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Opera -- Nantes, France

Powder her Face:  

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Theatre National de Chaillot -- Paris, France

COMPAGNIE HAN TANG YUEFU ENSEMBLE:  

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Teatro Real -- Madrid, Spain

Pelléas et Mélisande:  

Geneva’s successful production pairs Maria Bayo and Simon Keenlyside in what could be an exciting confrontation, with Jean-Philippe Lafont’s Golaud as a plus. ...
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SITE Santa Fe -- Santa Fe, United States

Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism:  

SITE Santa Fe's Fourth International Biennial, Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism, curated by Dave Hickey, includes works by 27 artists working in painting, sculpture, installation, film, and video. Hickey, known for his work as an art critic, essayist, and professor, has created an exh...
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Grand Théâtre -- Geneva, Switzerland

Götterdämmerung:  

One opera per season brings us up to the finale, Götterdämmerung, this year, with yet another new Brünnhilde joining Stig Andersen’s Siegfried, along with some newcomers and familiar faces....
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Opernhaus -- Zurich, Switzerland

Die schweigsame Frau:  

A lesser-known work by Richard Strauss receives royal treatment, though who knows through what prism by Dr Miller will filter his vision....
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Grand Théâtre -- Geneva, Switzerland

Un Re in ascolto:  

Will Berio’s hermetic opera to a libretto by himself and Italo Calvino stand a better chance of acceptance than has hitherto been the case?...
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Ballet de La Scala de Milan:  

Even though this troupe is not at the top of its form, and has known better days, it is still an opportunity to see Italy's most renowned company in one of their most successful works. ...
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Opéra National du Rhin -- Strasbourg, France

Show Boat:  

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MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts -- Vienna, Austria

Viennese Graphic Art in New York: Josef Binder in the USA (1933 – 1972):  

The exhibition highlights Josef Binder’s ‘American Impressions’, a series of pastel sketches he did during his first journeys to the USA in 1933, his successful advertising designs for ‘Ballantine’s Beer’ and ‘United Airlines’, his posters from the 195...
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Opera -- Nantes, France

Die Soldaten:  

Once again it is a small house that offers the French premiere of a forgotten work by a nearly forgotten composer. Manfred Gurlitt had the misfortune to compose his Wozzeck simultaneously with Alban Berg, while his wartime misfortunes have resulted in oblivion for the rest of his work, including thi...
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Bayerische Staatsoper -- Munich, Germany

Die Walküre:  

Munich begins a new Ring Cycle, with Herbert Wernicke at the joint directorial / designing helm, perhaps more thought out than his previous traversal in Brussels....
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Bayerische Staatsoper -- Munich, Germany

Das Rheingold:  

Munich begins a new Ring Cycle, with Herbert Wernicke at the joint directorial/designing helm, perhaps more thought out than his previous traversal in Brussels....
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Arabella:  

A dream cast could easily be defeated by a stage director who is known for his mistreatment of the works he stages. ...
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Théatre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Il Matrimonio Segreto:  

Cimarosa sometimes seems tame, but Christophe Rousset could be the man to give it new life. Whether the humorless Pierre Audi is the right director is another question....
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Opéra-Théâtre -- Metz, France

Jackie O:  

It is the smaller opera houses that occasionally propose the most unusual repertoire, in this case Michael Daugherty’s Jackie O, which had its world premiere a few years ago in Houston, Texas. Mme Ory’s perspicacity should be amply rewarded....
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Metropolitan Opera -- New York, United States

War and Peace:  

The Kirov’s production comes to New York, virtually lock, stock and barrel. Let us hope that the War Council scene has been restored....
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Metropolitan Opera -- New York, United States

Die Frau ohne Schatten:  

Herbert Wernicke’s Vienna production in which the Empress is psychoanalysed on Freud’s couch comes to New York, but is New York ready for this cutting European edge? The old production by Robert O’Hearn was one of the glories of the opening season at Lincoln Center. ...
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De Nederlandse Opera -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Turandot:  

The major attractions here are the presence of the Concertgebouw Orchestra in the pit and Luciano Berio’s completion of the third act. And then there is a new tenor sensation in the person of Dario Volonté. ...
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Opéra National du Rhin -- Strasbourg, France

A Streetcar Named Desire:  

The European premiere of André Previn’s opera based on Tennessee Williams’s classic will perhaps prove that American opera is just as viable as its European counterpart....
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De Nederlandse Opera -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

L’elisir d’amore:  

We would not normally take note of this delightful work, but the presence of Bryn Terfel in a new role is a must....
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Opéra National de Lyon -- Lyon, France

Lucie de Lammermoor:  

After a praiseworthy attempt at Martina Franca to breathe life into Donizetti’s reworking of his masterpiece for the French public, Lyons (with a little help from EMI) is bringing in the big guns. This could be one of the season’s major events....
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Lucie de Lammermoor:  

After a praiseworthy attempt at Martina Franca to breathe life into Donizetti’s reworking of his masterpiece for the French public, Lyons (with a little help from EMI) is bringing in the big guns. This could be one of the season’s major events....
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Théâtre du Capitole -- Toulouse, France

Die Meistersinger:  

At the halfway point of its Ring Cycle, the Opéra de Toulouse takes a pause with Wagner’s comedy, with the indefatigable Jean-Philippe Lafont trying on the cobbler’s shoes. ...
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Opéra National de Lyon -- Lyon, France

Ariadne auf Naxos:  

Conductor Ivan Fischer shows that he is firmly in control as Musical Director with a strong cast....
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Opéra National de Paris (Bastille) -- Paris, France

Rusalka:  

Dvorak’s hymn to nature has been subjected to some strange treatment in recent years, when in fact it is the natural elements that should prevail. A dream cast, however, could make us forget what Carsen is liable to dream up....
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Kunsthistorisches Museum -- Vienna, Austria

Gold of the Pharaohs :  

In Ancient Egypt, gold symbolised the "flesh of the gods". Apart from early dynastic jewellery, the exhibition focuses on those golden bangles and rings that once adorned the queens of the Middle Kingdom. Hairbands, pectorals, bracelets and jewellery made of semi-precious stones present a sparkling ...
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Musée d'Orsay -- Paris, France

The Art of Eating in the 19th Century:  

Mounted in the decorated ballrooms of the former Orsay station Hotel, near today's museum restaurant, this exhibition is intended to give a panorama of table arts in 19th-century urban France. The 19th century, that saw the invention of canning by Benjamin Appert (1749-1841), a real culinary revol...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Concert: Lindsay String Quartet:  

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, op. 76 nº 5, Hob. III. 79 Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor "Death and the Maiden", D 810 ...
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Royal Opera, Covent Garden -- London, England

Turn of the Screw:  

Britten’s setting of Henry James’s ghost story almost never fails, and Joan Rogers and Ian Bostridge should offer all the necessary chills....
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Recital: Pierre Amoyal, violon; François-René Duchâble, piano :  

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Piano in B Flat Major, "Strinasacchi", KV 454 Johannes Brahms: Scherzo for Violin and Piano in C Minor, "Sonatensatz" Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 7 in C Minor, op. 30 No. 2 ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra :  

Antonin Dvorák: The Water Goblin Symphonic Poem op. 107 Violin Concerto in A minor op. 53 Symphony No. 8 in G major op. 88 ...
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Theatre de Saint -Quentin-en -Yvelines -- Paris, France

Compania Antonio Marquez:  

Two exceptional ballets by one of the greatest artists in the world today. A joyful demonstration of what dance is all about. Unfortunately, all performances are probably already sold out....
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Royal Opera, Covent Garden -- London, England

Parsifal:  

Gruber’s well-travelled, sometimes silly-looking production, turns up at Covent Garden, but with Violeta Urmana’s Kundry it becomes a significant event....
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Staatsoper -- Berlin, Germany

Der Ring des Nibelungen:  

For unconditionals of the Ring, the cast here should be sufficient to attract an audience. In addition, one can hear the new heldentenor, Christian Franz, in what is today some classy company....
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Staatsoper -- Berlin, Germany

Il mondo della luna:  

Will the support of René Jacobs be what it takes to establish this charming opera in the repertoire? A strong cast will also be a step in the right direction....
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Brooklyn Academy of Music -- New York, United States

L'Incoronazione di Poppea :  

A production originating at the Netherlands Opera under the aegis of Intendant Pierre Audi who is known for his sobriety, with the effervescent Christophe Rousset leading his own orchestra, Les Talens Lyriques....
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Concert: French Chamber Music:  

Maurice Ravel: Prélude pour piano en la mineur À la manière de Borodine, for piano La Valse, poème chorégraphique pour piano Olivier Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps ...
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Theatre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Tango Pasion:  

Where dance seems not to be happening at all this season. After an opening gala on the 22th and 23rd of September, the only offering is Tango Pasion , presumably as a Christmas treat! The lively troupe of a dozen Spanish dancers interpreting an original idea by Mel Howard. ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra :  

Invitation to the Dance works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Carl Maria von Weber, Johannes Brahms, Antonín Dvorák, Peter Tschaikovsky, Johann Strauss, Zoltán Kodály, Carlos Gardel and others...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra :  

Claude Debussy: Images pour orchestre Kaija Saariaho: Graal Théâtr Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C major op. 105 ...
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Philharmonie : Chamber Music Hall -- Berlin, Germany

Berliner Barock Solisten:  

Tomaso Albinoni: Sonata à cinque for strings in G minor op. 2 No. 6 Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto for trumpet, strings and basso continuo in D major TWV 51: D 7Concerto for 2 violins, strings and basso continuo in B-flat major TWV 52: B 2 Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for two cellos, strings and...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Concert: Andreas Scholl :  

George Frideric Handel: Mi palpita il cor and other cantatas of the Italian period ...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Recital: Renée Fleming :  

Richard Strauss Joseph Marx Gabriel Fauré Claude Debussy Serge Rachmaninov ...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Quatuor Mosaïques :  

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, op. 54 nº 2, Hob. III. 57 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, KV 465 Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in E Flat Major, op. 64 nº 6, Hob. III. 64 ...
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Brooklyn Academy of Music -- New York, United States

Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria :  

This production originated at the Festival in Aix-en-Provence and has already been highly acclaimed in several venues for its simplicity, directness and the warmth of its two leading singers. ...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Concert: Orchestre et chœur Les Musiciens du Louvre – Grenoble:  

Jacques Offenbach: Opera excerpts and orchestral pieces ...
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Brooklyn Academy of Music -- New York, United States

Orfeo:  

The “trilogy” is completed by this production from the Chicago Opera Theater. ...
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The Concertgebouw -- Amesterdam, Netherlands

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam:  

Ruzicka: Memorial for G.S (Netherlands première) Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms Stravinksy: Oedipus rex...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Radu Lupu, piano:  

Beethoven: Sonata No. 27 in E minor Enescu: Sonata No. 1 Schubert: Sonata in C minor, D.958 ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

The Cleveland Orchestra:  

Lutoslawski: Funeral Music for String Orchestra Rihm: "Concerto," Dithyramb for String Quartet and Orchestra (New York Premiere) Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

The Cleveland Orchestra:  

Sibelius: Night Ride and Sunrise Birtwistle: Shadow of Night (New York Premiere) Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

The Cleveland Orchestra:  

Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen: A Study for 23 Strings Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

The Met Orchestra:  

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 Berg: Seven Early Songs Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Orchestre de Paris:  

Messiaen: Les offrandes oubliées Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major Dalbavie: Color Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2 Ravel: La valse While the individual players are excellent, the ensemble playing of the Orchestre de Paris is not always top drawer. Still, this is an opportunity to hear the ...
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The Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Renée Fleming, soprano:  

J. Marx: Nocturne; Nachtgebet; Selige Nacht; Pierrot Dandy Liszt: Tweede Ballade R. Strauss: Ruhe, meine Seele; Schlechtes Wetter; Leise Lieder; Cäcilie Debussy: Chansons de Bilitis...
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The Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Vienna Philharmonic:  

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet Rossini: Ouverture from La gazza ladra ...
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The Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam:  

Keuris: Three Preludes Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet...
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The Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra:  

Mozart: Piano Concerto in C, KV 467 Mozart: Piano Concerto in F, KV 413 J. Haydn: Symphony No. 87...
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The Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Silk Road Ensemble and Yo-Yo Ma:  

Silk Road Ensemble Yo-Yo Ma Khongorzul Ganbaatar...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Orchestre de Paris:  

Dutilleux: Mystery of the Moment Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 2 Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique While the individual players are excellent, the ensemble playing of the Orchestre de Paris is not always top drawer. Still, this is an opportunity to hear the brilliant French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimar...
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Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Ictus Ensemble:  

Olga Neuwirth: Hommage à Klaus Nomi Olga Neuwirth: La vie - ...ulcérant(e) (1995) Fausto Romitelli: Professor Bad Trip Yan Maresz: Metallics ...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

The Lindsays :  

Haydn, Wood, Schubert ...
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Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Quatuor Mosaïques:  

Boccherini, Beethoven, Cherubini...
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Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione. -- Rome, Italy

Concerto Italiano:  

Vivaldi: La Senna Festeggiante ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

Composer Portrait: Morton Feldman :  

Morton Feldman: Music for Violin and Orchestra Morton Feldman: Rothko Chapel Morton Feldman: Coptic Light ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

Dresden Staatskapelle:  

Weber: Overture, Euryanthe Hindemith: Mathis der Maler Symphony R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

London Symphony Orchestra :  

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings R. Strauss: Death and Transfiguration R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - Suite ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

Renee Fleming / Jean-Yves Thibaudet:  

Songs by Strauss, Liszt, Rachmaninov, Marx, Debussy...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

John Adams, music for orchestra :  

John Adams: Slonimsky’s Earbox Century Rolls Harmonielehre...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

John Adams: Grand Pianola Music :  

John Adams: Chamber Symphony Gnarly Buttons Grand Pianola Music ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone:  

Songs by Duparc, Schubert, Jake Heggie...
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Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione -- Rome, Italy

Viktoria Mullova, violin:  

Schubert: Fantasia in C Major D 934 Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano Stravinsky: Suite Italienne ...
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l'Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione -- Rome, Italy

Munich Philharmonic:  

Ives: Three Places in New England Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major op. 92 Ligeti: Lontano Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E Minor op. 98 ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

London Symphony Orchestra:  

Previn: Diversions Sibelius: Violin Concerto Dvorak: Symphony No 7 ...
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Eglise des Minimes -- Brussels, Belgium

Collegium Vocale :  

Heinrich Schütz: Musikalische Exequien Igor Stravinsky: Messe Igor Stravinsky: Octuor ...
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Musikverein (Großer Saal) -- Vienna, Austria

Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra:  

Stravinsky: "Pater noster". Motet for Choir a capella Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps Mozart: Ein Requiem ...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Europa Galante :  

Händel: Suite (Rodrigo) Händel: "Inumano fratelle … Stille amare" (Tolomeo) Händel: "Se infiorito" (Gulio Cesare) Händel: "Venti turbini" (Rinaldo) Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin, Strings and Continuo, RV 454, op. 8/9a Vivaldi: Concerto, RV 565, op. 3/11 (L' Estro Armonico) Vivaldi: Mote...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Il Giardino Armonico :  

Dario Castello: Sonata a quattro in D Major>BR> Giovanni Battista Buonamente: Sonata for three violins and basso continuo Johann Pachelbel: Canon and gigue for three violins and basso continuo Benedetto Marcello: Concerto for oboe, strings and basso continuo Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for s...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

BBC Symphony Orchestra / John Adams:  

John Adams: Tromba lontana John Adams: Violin Concerto John Adams: "The Wound Dresser" John Adams: Guide to Strange Places (Belgian premiere) ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / Maxim Vengerov:  

Franz Liszt: Tasso, Lamento e Trionfo Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, op. 64 Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique op. 14 ...
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Dvorak Hall -- Prague, Czech Republic

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra:  

Rachmaninov: The Bells, symphony for solo voices, choir and orchestra, Op. 35 Rachmaninov: Three Russian Songs, Op. 41 Rachmaninov: The Spring, cantata, Op. 20 ...
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Dovrak Hall -- Prague, Czech Republic

Talich Quartet:  

Bartók: String Quartet No. 1 Schönberg: String Quartet in D major Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2 ...
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Church of St. Ignatius Loyola -- New York, United States

St. Petersburg Chamber Choir :Rachmaninoff Festival  

Rachmaninoff: Vespers, Op. 37...
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Gewandhaus -- Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhaus Orchestra :  

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, op. 125 ...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco , United States

San Francisco Symphony:  

Berlioz: Scenes from Romeo and Juliet Ives: Symphony No. 4...
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Gewandhaus -- Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhaus Orchestra :  

Wilhelm Stenhammar: Serenade F-Dur op. 31 Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, op. 54 Franz Berwald: Sinfonie singulière ...
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

Philharmonia Orchestra:Rachmaninoff Festival  

Rachmaninoff: Three Russian Songs, Op. 41 Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Minor, Op. 40 Rachmaninoff: The Bells, Op. 35 ...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Orchestra de Paris:  

Messiaen: Les offrandes oubliées Ravel: Piano concerto in G Major Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 While the individual players are excellent, the ensemble playing of the Orchestre de Paris is not always top drawer. Still, this is an opportunity to hear the brilliant French pianist Pie...
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

Mikhail Pletnev, piano:Rachmaninoff Festival  

Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

Garrick Ohlsson, piano:  

Chopin recital...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Michael Gielen:  

Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Dutilleux: Symphony No. 2 (Le double) Poulenc: Concerto for Organ, Strings, and Timpani in G Minor Ravel: La valse ...
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Musikhalle -- Hamburg, Germany

Grigory Sokolov, piano:  

Joseph Haydn: Sonata No. 38 in F Major Hob. XVI/23 Joseph Haydn: Sonata No. 50 in D Major Hob. XVI/37 Joseph Haydn: Sonata No. 53 in E Minor Hob. XVA/34 G. V. Komitas: 6 Tänze für Klavier Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7, op. 83 ...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

San Francisco Symphony / Ingo Metzmacher :  

Hartmann: Miserae Bernstein: Serenade for Violin and Orchestra Beethoven: Symphony No. 7...
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Konserthus -- Stockholm, Sweden

Alfred Brendel, piano:  

Mozart, Brahms...
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Gewandhaus -- Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhaus Orchestra:  

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7, op. 105 Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 ...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Recital: Jean-Philippe Collard, piano :  

Schumann, Fauré, Chopin ...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Keller Quartet / Alexei Lubimov :  

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 15, op. 144 Alfred Schnittke: Piano Quintet ...
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Seattle Art Museum -- Seattle, United States

Morris Graves and Seattle :  

The Seattle Art Museum presents an exhibition that celebrates the life and work of Morris Graves, who died in May 2001 at age ninety. Graves’s history with the Seattle Art Museum dates to 1933, when his painting Moor Swan won the museum’s annual prize. Three years later, SAM founder Richard Fuller i...
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Basilica of St. Francis -- Assisi, Italy

Basilica of St. Francis:  

In 1997 the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi was severely damaged by an earthquake. Since that time major restorations have repaired the bell tower, main vault and frescoes of the four saints on the entrance arch. It is expected to take until 2003 to restore the other frescoes including Giotto's St....
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Peabody Essex Museum -- Salem, Massachusetts, United States

The Master Prints of Edward S. Curtis:Portraits of Native America   

The Master Prints of Edward S. Curtis: Portraits of Native America features more than sixty-five of these magnificent 14-by-17-inch platinum prints, set in salon-style art nouveau mounts, many signed by the artist. The prints, which remain in pristine condition, have rarely been shown since 1906. Th...
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Auditorium National de Musica -- Madrid, Spain

Chamber Orchestra of Europe:  

Rameau: Suite from Nais Beethoven: Violin Concerto...
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Museum of Costume -- Bath, England

Jubilee! :Dresses from the collection of Her Majesty The Queen  

An exhibition of fourteen of The Queen's evening dresses from the 1950s to the 1970s which have never before been on public display...
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -- San Francisco , United States

Points of Departure II:Connecting with Contemporary Art   

Rather than displaying works of art as they are most often presented to the public--chronologically, biographically, geographically or by art historical movements--Points of Departure II presents artwork along unconventional, thematic lines. Each of the groupings, or "points of departure," emphasize...
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Royal Festival Hall -- London, England

Chamber Orchestra of Europe:  

Rameau: Suite from Nais Beethoven: Violin Concerto ...
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Smithsonian National Museum of African Art -- Washington, D.C., United States

The Ancient Nubian City of Kerma, 2500-1500 B.C.:  

This exhibition of 40 objects is drawn from the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. It celebrates Kerma, the capital of the kingdom known to the ancient Egyptians as Kush. Kerma is the oldest known African city south of Egypt that has been excavated. ...
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Halle aux Grains -- Toulouse, France

Iván Fischer / Budapest Festival Orchestra:  

Bartók: Music for Strings, percussion and celeste Sz 106 Smetana: Overture to The Bartered Bride Smetena: Ma Patrie , La Moldau, Sarka ...
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Smithsonian National Museum of African Art -- Washington, D.C., United States

The Ancient West African City of Benin, A.D. 1300-1897 :  

This exhibition is a reinstallation of the National Museum of African Art's collection from the royal court of the capital of the kingdom of Benin as it existed before British colonial rule. On display are cast-metal heads, figures, and architectural plaques that depict kings and attendants Produ...
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-- Maranello (Modena), Italy

Ferrari Gallery:  

Built in 1988 and officially inaugurated on the 18th February 1990, this modern two story building houses exhibits of both racing and road cars. The museum was built by the local government in collaboration with Ferrari S.P.A. ...
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-- Turin, Italy

Egyptian Museum of Turin :  

Renovated in 1988, the Egyptian Museum of Turin (the second in the world after the Cairo Museum) was established in 1824. The Drovetti Collection, the core holdings of the Egyptian Museum, comprises 98 statues, as well as an important collection of papyri. ...
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Various venues -- Park City, Utah, United States

Sundance Film Festival 2002:  

Robert Redford's Sundance Institute runs this most 'insider' of United States independent film festivals-- which has in its turn spawned a host of other, more-independent festivals. The Film Festival programming staff views more than 3,000 submissions each year to select approximately 125 feature-l...
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Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian -- Lisbon, Portugal

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum:  

The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, located in the former Santa Gertrudes Park was opened in October 1969. The building was designed by Alberto Pessoa, Pedro Cid and Ruy de Athouguia. The museum features European painting from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century, including works by Rogier van der We...
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences -- Beverly Hills, United States

Reds and Blacklists in Hollywood:Political Struggles in the Movie Industry  

The Academy is presenting a multi-media installation exploring the causes and consequences of the struggles surrounding the issue of 'communism' within the film industry. The exhibition collects photographs, audio tapes, documents , movie ephemera, filmed testimonials, documentary footage and moti...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Jean-Yves Thibaudet , piano:  

Debussy, Ravel, Messiaen ...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Richard Goode, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner :  

Mozart: Symphony No. 31 in D Major, KV 297 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, KV 466 ...
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

Kremerata Baltica:  

Schnittke, Haydn, Mozart, Raskatow...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Thomas Hampson, baritone:  

Lieder by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, ...
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Bouffes du Nord -- Paris, France

Stephen Kovacevich, Emmanuel Pahud :  

Schumann, Mozart, Hindemith, Prokofiev...
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Victoria Hall -- Geneva, Switzerland

Emmanuel Pahud, Stephen Kovacevich :  

Schumann, Mozart, Hindemith, Prokofiev...
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Smithsonian Institute -- Washington, D.C., United States

Emerson String Quartet :  

Haydn...
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Alice Tully Hall -- New York, United States

Emerson String Quartet :  

Haydn: String Quartet No. 1 in G major Op. 77 Haydn: String Quartet No. 2 in D minor Op. 76 "Fifths" Haydn: String Quartet No. 2 in E flat major Op. 33 "The Joke" Haydn: String Quartet No. 3 in G minor Op. 74 "The Rider" Haydn: String Quartet No. 5 in D major Op. 64 "The Lark" Haydn: String Qua...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Les Arts Florissants:  

Les Divertissements de Versailles: Grandes Scènes de Lully Music by Jean-Baptiste Lully ...
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Oakland Museum of California -- Oakland , United States

Recent Works by Raymond Howell:  

Recent Works by Raymond Howell, an exhibition of approximately 15 works by the Oakland painter and printmaker,includes works in oil, mixed media and silkscreen include street scenes and portraits of jazz musicians and African American children. Oakland painter and printmaker Raymond Howell died su...
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Verizon Hall / Kimmel Center -- Philadelphia, United States

Murray Perahia, The Philadelphia Orchestra:  

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 ...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen:  

Magnus Lindberg: Parada Modest Musorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death Magnus Lindberg: Fresco Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 4, op. 63 ...
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Verizon Hall / Kimmel Center -- Philadelphia, United States

Murray Perahia, The Philadelphia Orchestra, :  

Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 ...
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin:  

Beethoven: Piano Trio, op. 1 No. 3 Brahms: Piano Trio, op. 8 Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D Minor, op. 49...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Vienna Philharmonic:  

Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A Minor op. 56 Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, suite for orchestra...
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Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione -- Rome, Italy

Tokyo String Quartet:  

Brahms: Quartet No. 3 in B Flat Major op. 67 Hayashi: Quartet for strings Brahms: Quintet in B Minor for Clarinet and Strings op. 115 ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Murray Perahia, The Philadelphia Orchestra:  

Beethoven: Overture to Egmont Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

London Symphony Orchestra / Alfred Brendel:  

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5 "Emperor" Bruckner: Symphony No 6 ...
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Verizon Hall / Kimmel Center -- Philadelphia, United States

Murray Perahia, The Philadelphia Orchestra:  

Beethoven: Overture to Egmont Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" ...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

San Francisco Symphony / Mahler:  

Schoenberg: Five Pieces for Orchestra Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde ...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Grigory Sokolov, piano:  

Haydn, Komitas Vartabed, Prokofiev ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin :  

Arnold Schönberg: Pierrot Lunaire op. 21 Dreimal sieben Gedichte von Albert Giraud Franz Schubert: Ballet Music from Rosamunde op. 26 D 797 with texts by von Elfriede Jelinek ...
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-- Fairfield (Croydon), England

Europa Galante:  

Sammartini, Geminiani-Corelli, Locatelli, Vivaldi ...
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Tate Modern -- London, England

Warhol:  

This major retrospective spans Andy Warhol's (1928 - 1987) entire career, bringing together over 150 paintings, drawings and sculptures. It includes some of the great works such as the Marilyn and Disaster series, the Elvis and Jackie paintings, the Electric Chairs, as well as lesser known early dra...
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-- Fairfield (Croydon), England

Europa Galante:  

Sammartini, Geminiani-Corelli, Locatelli, Vivaldi ...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Orchestre National de France, Charles Dutoit:  

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D Major "London" Haydn: Mass in C Major, "Paukenmesse" ...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Maria João Pires, piano:  

Beethoven, Chopin ...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Alban Berg Quartet:  

Mozart: String Quartet No. 21 in D Major K. 575 Shostakovitch: String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp Minor op. 108 Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9 in C Major op. 59 No. 3 "Razumovsky" ...
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Theatre of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines -- Paris, France

The Ballet of Leipzig:  

The gifted choreographer, Uwe Scholtz with his 1998 creation to a late Mozart symphony. A work touched by grace and beauty....
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Gewandhaus -- Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhaus Orchestra :  

Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 6 Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92 ...
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-- Washington, D.C., United States

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam:  

Mahler: Symphony No. 2...
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-- Washington, D.C., United States

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam:  

Mahler: Symphony No. 2...
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Ateneum -- Helsinki, Finland

Eero Järnefelt :  

Eero Järnefelt (1863-1937) is one of the most important artists of the Finnish Golden Age. His genre paintings, Wage Slaves and Master and His Farm Hands, and his many Koli landscapes have become part of the Finnish national imagery. Järnefelt was also a master portrait artist, and he was considered...
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MoMa / PS1 -- New York, United States

The Short Century :Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994  

Curated by Okwui Enwezor, the next director of Documenta 11 in Kassel, Germany, this exhibition focuses on works in a variety of media by some 50 African artists from different nations on the African continent. The exhibition examines the brief period of liberation from the yoke of colonialism from ...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- Humlebaek, Denmark

Georgia O’Keeffe at Louisiana:  

Married to one of the pioneers of American modernism, Alfred Stieglietz, at whose gallery her work was exhibited as early as 1916, the American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 - 1986) first lived in New York, but since led a more or less solitary existence at her Ghost Ranch house in the New Mex...
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

St. Petersburg Philharmonic:  

Mussorgsky: Overture to Kovanchina Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, op. 99 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, op. 36...
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-- Washington, D.C., United States

Andre Watts, piano:  

Recital programme to be announced...
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Auditorium at the Musée du Louvre -- Paris, France

7th Biennial of Filmed Music:  

The Auditorium at the Musée du Louvre presents its 7th Biennial of Filmed Music, devoted this year to “La musique s’amuse” (Music has fun), from 11 February to 11 March. The range is wide, not only from the expected Paris and Vienna, but also London, Moscow and New York. In additio...
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Museum of Contemporary Photography -- Chicago, United States

Shifting Tides:Cuban Photography after the Revolution   

Shifting Tides: Cuban Photography after the Revolution is an exhibition that seeks to address this misperception of the nature of Cuban photography. Organized into three sections with a prologue gallery, the exhibition will elucidate the shifting social, political, and personal concerns that have fu...
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The John F. Kennedy Center -- Washington, D.C., United States

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater:  

22, 25, 26 January Caravan (Louis Falco) Serving Nia (Ron Brown) Revelations (Alvin Ailey) 23, 27 January Dance at the Gym (Donald Byrd) Chocolate Sessions (Dwight Roden) Shelter (Zawolle Zollar) Grace (Ron Brown) ...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin:  

Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Treasures from a Lost Civilization:Ancient Chinese Art from Sichuan  

This show features some 175 objects unearthed in 1986 in the village of Sanxingdui in the region of Sichuan in the southeast part of China. The artifacts date to circa 1300 B.C. ...
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Musikverein -- Vienna, Austria

St. Petersburg Philharmonic:  

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, op. 18 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, op 36 ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

London Symphony Orchestra:  

Mahler: Kindertotenlieder Mahler: Symphony No 5 ...
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Salle Pleyel -- Paris, France

Orchestre de Paris / Christoph Von Dohnanyi / Alfred Brendel:  

Thomas Ades: Asyla Beethoven: Piano Concerto N°1 in C major, op. 15 Brahms: Symphony N°2 en D major, op. 73 ...
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Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Heinrich Schiff, cello; Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano :  

Brahms, Shostakovich, Chopin...
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Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Chamber Orchestra of Europe:  

Rameau: Suite from Nais Beethoven: Violin Concerto...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Collegium Vocale / Bach:  

Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244 ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / György Kurtág:  

György Kurtág: Bratschenkonzert (composed 1953/1954) Anton von Webern: 5 Stücke für Orchester op. 10 György Kurtág: Grabstein für Stephan op. 15 c (composed 1978-79/1989) Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question György Kurtág: Samuel Beckett: What is the word op. 30 b (composed 1991) György K...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis :  

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 Bruckner: Symphony No 9 ...
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Konzerthaus -- Berlin, Germany

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin :  

Jean-Féry Rebel: "Les characteres de la danse" Jean-Marie Leclair: "Tombeau"; Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in C Major, op. 7 Nr. 3 Georg Friedrich Händel: Concerto grosso in C Minor op. 6 No. 8 HWV 326 Jean-Philippe Rameau: Sixième Concert in G Minor ...
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Staatsbibliothek Otto-Braun-Saal -- Berlin, Germany

Ensemble QuattroPlus / György Kurtág :  

György Kurtág: Officium breve in memoriam Andreae Szervánsky op. 28 (1988-1989) ...
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Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles -- Brussels, Belgium

Alexei Lubimov, piano :  

Mozart: Rondo for piano, KV 485 Valentin Silvestrov: Sonata No. 2 for piano (1973) Mozart: Rondo for piano, KV 511 Galina Ustvolskaya: Sonate No. 3 for piano (1952) Mozart: Rondo pour piano, KV 533 Debussy: Préludes, 2ème cahier ...
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Herbst Theatre -- San Francisco, United States

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Eduardo López Banzo :  

Antonio Literes: Júpiter y Semele. ...
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National Galleries of Scotland -- Edinburgh, Scotland

Eduardo Paolozzi: Bunk!:  

In 1952, Paolozzi gave an illustrated lecture called Bunk! at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. The event is now recognised as the opening salvo of the Pop Art movement. The images in the lecture celebrated popular culture - luxury goods, glamorous people and advertising – and were c...
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Gemeentemuseum -- The Hague , Netherlands

Delft in Detail:  

The exhibition is the result of a large-scale research project examining the history of Delft pottery in the period between 1600 and 1850. Some 111 objects have thus far been attributed to 13 of the 35 major factories and tile-makers and are currently on view....
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Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe -- Hamburg, Germany

Naked:The Aesthetics of Nudity  

250 objects taken from the Museum's many collections and complemented by a number of valuable exhibits lent by other German museums and private collections give an insight into over 2,500 years of publically presented nudity. The enormous variety of this very tastefully staged exhibition ranges ...
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Hamburger Kunsthalle -- Hamburg, Germany

Jacob van Ruisdael :or a revolution of landscape painting  

The exhibition focuses on Haarlem artist Jacob van Ruisdael (1628/29 - 1682) compositions in the 1640s and 50s. Their modernity for the time is made particularly apparent when compared with works by other Haarlem landscape painters such as Isaack and Salomon van Ruysdael, Jan van Goyen, Pieter Molij...
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Gemeentemuseum -- The Hague, Netherlands

From Picasso to Tàpies :Masterpieces from the Reina Sofía   

The 20th century Spanish works in this exhibition are all from the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid. Picasso, Miró, Dalí, Gris, Fernández, Tàpies are among the Spanish artists on view. ...
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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen -- Rotterdam, Netherlands

Unpacking Europe:  

Eighteen non-European artists from all over the world are invited to show their work. The theme is Europe, her history and the present situation, as seen by non-Europeans....
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Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland -- Bonn, Germany

The Hittites:The People of a 1000 Gods  

The first display outside of Turkey of 160 extraordinary cult objects from the archaeological museums of Anatolia. Finely carved stone reliefs, orthostats - large rock slabs with relief sculpture - an impressive spectrum of ceramics of widely varying kinds, expressive and instructive clay tablets an...
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Victoria and Albert Museum -- London, England

New British Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum:  

The Victoria and Albert Museum has completed its largest project for over half a century: the transformation of the new British Galleries 1500-1900. Located on two floors of the Museum, the new galleries tell the story of British design and offer displays of the very best of historic British furnit...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Alban Berg Quartet:  

Mozart: String Quartet No. 22, KV 589 Wolfgang Rihm: String Quartet No. 4 (1980/81) Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9 in C Major op. 59/3 ...
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British Museum -- London, England

Unknown Amazon:Culture in Nature in Ancient Brazil  

Organised in association with BrasilConnects, over 200 objects from a wide range of Brazilian and European collections have been brought together for the first time to open up new perspectives on Amazonian Indian societies past and present, and to bring to life the long history of human occupation i...
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British Museum -- London, England

Agatha Christie and Archaeology:Mystery in Mesopotamia  

The show examines how the writer Agatha Christie became interested in archaeology, the areas of excavation where she worked, and how this experience affected her writing. Agatha Christie originally became interested in archaeology on a spur of the moment visit to the site of Ur in 1928. It was at U...
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Royal Academy of Arts -- London, England

The Dawn of the Floating World 1650–1765:Early Ukiyo-e Treasures from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  

This exhibition focuses on the early developments of Japanese prints and genre-painting by the leading artists of the period. On display for the first time are highlights of the early ukiyo-e holdings of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Ukiyo-e or ‘pictures of the floating world’ provi...
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Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Streamline:the Dawn of Tomorrow   

Large exhibition of American streamline design of the 1950s....
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Kunstmuseum -- Bonn, Germany

The In-between Realm:Max Ernst, Paul Klee, Wols and the Other Nature  

Paul Klee defined as an "in-between realm" those worlds whose existence he could only experience inwardly and between gaps in the visible that he then projected outwards as images. Max Ernst, Paul Klee and Wols explored this in-between realm each in his own way. They never accepted the claims of a s...
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Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe -- Hamburg, Germany

Andreas Feininger:Hamburg impressions from the beginning of the Thirties  

Together with the views of the city taken by Natasha A. Brunswick and Lotte Genzsch also currently on view in the photographic collection, the 60 photographs by Andreas Feininger present an interesting panorama of the city of Hamburg in the Thirties, and are characteristic of the visual style of ima...
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Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe -- Hamburg, Germany

Dessous of the Twenties and Thirties:  

This runs parallel to the Show "Naked!". The exhibition shows a foil to the aesthetics of nudity, namely the art of concealment. There are 120 models of ladies' underwear and nighties from the 20s and 30s of the last century on show: erotic underwear, negligées, morning coats, housecoats and diapha...
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Whitechapel Art Gallery -- London, England

Nan Goldin:Devil's Playground  

In this exhibition of over 200 images and several major new commissions, the American photographer Nan Goldin records the glamour and pathos of urban subcultures. Divided into eleven themed sections ranging from drugs to drag-queens, her work uncovers the unrefined truth of human relations, life and...
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Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung -- Munich, Germany

Claude Monet and Modern Art:  

The exhibition comprises Claude Monet's works from the 1890s onwards, which culminated in the water lily pictures and in 1927 in the dedication of the water lily decorations in the Paris Orangerie. These later works, in particular the water lily pictures, are copiously represented and juxtaposed wit...
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Palazzo Grassi -- Venice, Italy

From Puvis de Chavannes to Matisse and Picasso Towards Modern Art:An extraordinary museum of 20th century art  

Puvis de Chavannes was the great French painter to whom early 20th century artists, and in particular Seurat, Gauguin, Cezanne and van Gogh, turned in their reaction to Impressionism. By presenting the masterpieces of Gauguin, Seurat, Picasso and others, and showing how they were inspired by Puvis ...
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Royal Academy of Arts -- London, England

Paris:Capital of the Arts 1900—1968  

From 1900 to 1968, Paris saw itself as the world capital of the visual arts, a global magnet for artists attracted by the dynamism of the French capital and the spirit of creativity that prevailed. Beginning in 1900 with the World Fair, and ending with the street riots in 1968, the Royal AcademyR...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Olli Mustonen, piano :  

Bach, Shostakovitch...
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The Art Institute of Chicago -- Chicago, United States

Ansel Adams at 100:  

This exhibition of over 100 images marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ansel Adams. It is the first important critical reevaluation of Adams' art since his death in 1984. The San Francisco-born photographer and naturalist is best known for his black and white landscape photographs of the Ame...
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Philadelphia Museum of Art -- Philadelphia, United States

Dox Thrash:An African American Master Printmaker Rediscovered   

A major retrospective including some 60 prints and 30 drawings and watercolors by Dox Thrash documents for the first time the artistic achievements of an important African American artist who rose to national prominence during the late 1930s. Dox Thrash (1893-1965) was born and raised in Griffin, Ge...
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Fogg Art Museum -- Cambridge, United States

Calming the Tempest with Peter Paul Rubens:  

Acting on the premise that history is as much a matter of the present as of the past, this exhibition presents a stirring oil sketch, Neptune Calming the Tempest by the great baroque master Rubens. Drawing principally on Harvard’s collections, the exhibition includes objects ranging chronologi...
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Museum of Contemporary Art -- Chicago, United States

Mies in America:  

Mies created an architecture that transformed the landscape of a continent. Highlighting his process of creation, this exhibition connects Mies's investigations and philosophical foundations with the visual art of his time. Organized by the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, this exhibiti...
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J. Paul Getty Museum -- Los Angeles, United States

Naples and Vesuvius on the Grand Tour:  

This exhibition explores Naples as a tourist destination during the period that Sir William Hamilton was the British ambassador to Naples, 1764 to 1800. ...
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Tate Britain -- London, England

American Sublime :Landscape Painting in the United States 1820-1880   

Inspired by the huge range and splendour of the American landscape, artists such as Thomas Cole, Albert Bierstadt and Frederic Edwin Church painted the wonders of the continent, from the Hudson River Valley and the Niagara Falls in the east, to the Rocky Mountains, the Grand Canyon and the Yellowsto...
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Fogg Art Museum -- Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Extreme Connoisseurship :  

Drawing on a definition of connoisseurship as "the articulation and symptomatic examination of visual evidence" offered by Harvard University art historian Henri Zerner, the exhibition asks what part the physical encounter with an artwork plays in our assessment of contemporary art and its larger, o...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Arditti Quartet :  

Wolfgang Rihm: String Quartet No. 8 (1988) Wolfgang Rihm: Zwischenblick: Selbsthenker! (1983 - 84) Wolfgang Rihm: String Quartet No. 6 (1984) ...
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Musée d'Orsay -- Paris, France

Thomas Eakins (1844-1916):An American Realist  

Major retrospective of the Philadelphia artist Thomas Eakins (1844 - 1916). The show features over 60 major oil paintings, as well as watercolors, drawings, sculptures, and 120 photographs by the artist and his circle, including his famous athletic scenes and portraits. Trained in Paris by Bonnat ...
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The Bronx Museum of the Arts -- New York, United States

One Planet Under a Groove:Hip Hop and Contemporary Art   

One Planet Under a Groove: Hip Hop and Contemporary Art features more than 60 works including paintings, sculpture, drawings, photographs, installations, and videos, all created in the past two decades by 30 artists from the United States, Japan, Europe, and Latin America who have been influenced by...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

San Francisco Symphony / Renee Fleming:  

Richard Strauss: Don Juan Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs Michael Tilson Thomas: Songs on texts of Emily Dickinson Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet ...
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Konzerthaus Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Ian Bostridge, tenor :Julius Drake, piano  

Liederabend Hugo Wolf Cycle (III) ...
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Opéra national de Lyon : La Grande Salle -- Lyon, France

Alban Berg Quartet:  

Mozart: String Quartet, K.575 Shostakovitch: String Quartet No. 7, op. 108 Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9, op. 59/ 3 “ Razumovsky ...
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New Museum of Contemporary Art -- New York, United States

Tom Friedman :  

Thirty-five works by Friedman, with influences ranging from pop art and minimalism to process art and conceptualism are presented in the exhibition at the New Museum. The installation, designed by Friedman himself, includes early works such as Hot Balls (1992), a meticulous arrangement of 200 bouncy...
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -- San Francisco, United States

Eva Hesse:  

Born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1936, Eva Hesse and her family immigrated to the United States in 1939 to escape the Nazi regime. She lived most of her life in New York, studying at the Pratt Institute of Design from 1952 to 1953 and Cooper Union from 1954 to 1957. From 1957 to 1959, she attended Yale ...
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New Museum of Contemporary Art -- New York, United States

Cloaca:  

Wim Delvoye's Cloaca is an elaborate, room-sized installation that replicates the human digestive system. Built from an astonishing array of laboratory glassware, electric pumps, plastic tubing and computer monitors, this unique biotechnical installation was designed by Delvoye in collaboration with...
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Alice Tully Hall -- New York, United States

Emerson String Quartet:  

Beethoven: String Quartets Op. 59 Nos. 1,2,3 ...
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Serpentine Gallery -- London, England

Stan Douglas :  

Stan Douglas's intricate and emotive film installations are concerned with complex psychological states such as repressed collective memories, forgotten histories and social alienation. The Serpentine Gallery presentation includes three recent works: Der Sandmann (1995), Le Détroit (2000), and a m...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Talens Lyriques :  

Mozart: Symphony No. 37, KV 444 Johann Christian Bach: Aria "Confusa, smarrita, spiegarti vorrei" (Catone in Uttica) Christoph Willibald Gluck: Aria "Non sperar, non lusingarti" (Le Cinesi) Tomaso Traetta: Antigona : Ouverture - Preludio Atto II, Preludio Atto III, Chaconna Recitativo acc...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

San Francisco Symphony:  

Steve Mackey: Pedal Tones (SFS commission, world premiere) Beethoven: Violin Concerto ...
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Legion of Honor -- San Francisco, United States

Dreaming With Open Eyes:Dada and Surrealist Art from The Vera, Silvia, and Arturo Schwarz Collection in the Israel Museum  

Approximately 200 works document the creative histories of two closely related movements in early 20th-century art: Dada and Surrealism. Drawn from the renowned Vera, Silvia, and Artur Schwarz Collection in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, the show includes works by such key figures as Salvador Dali,...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

St. Petersburg Philharmonic:  

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 ...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

St. Petersburg Philharmonic :  

Liadov: Baba-Yaga Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Zehetmair Quartet:  

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, op. 74 nº 1, Hob. III. 72 Johannes Brahms: String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, op. 51 nº 2 ...
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The Museum of Modern Art -- New York, United States

Life of the City:  

This exhibition is both a tribute to New York City and an exploration of photography’s role in shaping a community. The first of three components presents more than 150 outstanding New York photographs from the Museum’s collection. The second component is a revolving display of photograp...
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Dvorak Hall -- Prague, Czech Republic

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra:  

Sibelius: Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op. 63 Rautavaara: Concert No. 3 for piano and orchestra Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82 ...
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Finlandia Hall -- Helsinki, Finland

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra :  

Salonen: Saxophone Concerto Stravinsky: Abraham and Isaac Salonen: LA Variations Lindberg: Kraft ...
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Royal Opera House -- London, England

Royal Ballet:La Bayadère  

La Bayadère Choreography: Makarova after Petipa...
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Kunsthaus -- Zurich, Switzerland

William Turner :  

This exhibition devoted to Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) contains around 180 works. Arranged chronologically and spanning five decades, they provide an impression of the variety and breadth of his immense artistic output. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Tate, London, the Mu...
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Theatre de Saint -Quentin-en -Yvelines -- Paris, France

Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre:  

After twenty years spent working in New York, with Martha Graham amongst others, Pascal Rioult returns to France with works inspired by Ravel....
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Liebermann Villa at Wannsee -- Berlin, Germany

Max Liebermann Museum:  

2002 marked the opening of the Max Liebermann Museum. Located on Lake Wannsee, the villa was painter Max Liebermann's residence for 25 years. The museum's gardens and landscape inspired many of the artist's paintings. ...
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Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma -- Helsinki, Finland

Popcorn and politics - Activists of Art:  

Popcorn and politics introduces artworks shedding light on the significance of the 1960s in contemporary art. The display comprises works by approximately 70 artists. The works explore such themes as sexual liberation, social criticism, environmental protection, utopias and belief in technology, com...
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The Peggy Guggenheim Museum -- Venice, Italy

Themes and Variations:Post-war Art from the Guggenheim Collections  

Curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, this series of three two-month installations examines in turn a succession of movements and artists with which Peggy Guggenheim was affiliated first in New York and later Venice. On view are works by post-war 20th century artists, including Edmondo Bacci, Francis Ba...
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The Arthur M. Sackler Museum at Harvard University -- Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Glory and Prosperity:Metalwork of the Islamic World   

"Glory and prosperity" are usually the first in a series of good wishes inscribed on medieval Islamic metalwork - benefits that those who acquired such vessels presumably hoped would accrue to them through ownership and use. This exhibition drawn mainly from Harvard's collection, showcases 74 object...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Fazil Say, piano:  

Bach, Stravinsky...
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Royal Theatre -- Copenhagen, Denmark

Royal Danish Ballet:Balanchine, Rushton, Martins  

Violin Concerto Choreography:Balanchine New Ballet by Rushton Corsaire pas de deux Choreography: after Petipa Fearful Symmetries Choreography:Martins ...
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Halles de Schaerbeek -- Brussels, Belgium

Arditti Quartet :  

Magnus Lindberg: De Tartuffe, for piano and string quartet Crawford Seeger: Quartet Elliott Carter: Piano Quintet ...
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Auditorium du Louvre -- Paris, France

Fazil Say, piano:  

Haydn: Sonata in E Major Hob.XVI.31 Haydn: Sonata in C Major Hob.XVI.35 Haydn: Sonata in D Major Hob.XVI.37 Haydn: Sonata in A Flat Major Hob.XVI.43 ...
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The John F. Kennedy Center -- Washington, D.C. , United States

Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone:  

Recital Programme to be announced...
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Baltimore Museum of Art -- Baltimore, United States

Looking Forward / Looking Black :  

This show is a contemporary reexamination of the ways African Americans have been portrayed in art, mass media, and 20th century popular culture. It features 45 paintings, prints, photographs, and sculpture by more than 20 artists, several of whom are represented in the Baltimore Museum of Art’s col...
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Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione -- Rome, Italy

Les Talents Lyrique, Natalie Dessay:  

Mozart, J. C. Bach, Gluck, Traetta...
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New England Conservatory: Jordan Hall -- Boston, United States

Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone:  

Schubert: Schwanengesang, D. 744 Brahms: Funf lieder, Opus 94 Brahms: Vier ernste Gesange [Four serious songs], Opus 121 ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Zoltan Kocsis, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra :  

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor Op. 30 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor Op. 36 ...
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Kaaitheater -- Brussels, Belgium

Ictus / Murail / Mochizuki :  

Misato Mochizuki: Chimera Si bleu, si calme, pour seize musiciens Tristan Murail: 2 oeuvres à dét. ...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Maurizio Pollini, piano :  

Programme to be announced...
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Paris Opera Ballet:Hurlevent  

Hurlevent: Choreography: Belarbi Original music:Philippe Hersant Creation by étoile Kader Belarbi based on Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. ...
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Royal Opera House -- London, England

Royal Ballet:Forsythe, Nacho Duato   

In the middle somewhat elevated Choreography: Forsythe Remanso Choreography: Nacho Duato The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude Choreography: Forsythe Por vos muero Choreography: Nacho Duato ...
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Opéra Bastille -- Paris, France

Paris Opéra Ballet:Le Parc  

Le Parc Choreography: Preljocaj Re-programmation of the contemporary work created for the Paris Opéra Ballet in 1994. Inspired by seventeenth and eighteenth century French literature, Preljocaj has created an interesting work in search of the Art of loving....
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Auditorium du Louvre -- Paris, France

Quatuor Ysaÿe:  

Richard Strauss, Brahms...
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KunstHaus Wien -- Vienna, Austria

Pierre & Gilles:Arrache mon coeur  

Following on from the exhibition "Douce Violence" (Sweet Violence) which was a major event of the 1998/1999 artistic season (Paris, Jérôme de Noirmont), "Arrache mon cœur" (Take My Heart) brings together 75 works, essentially all the work of the French duo Pierre & Gilles for the past three years. ...
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Victoria and Albert Museum -- London, England

Earth and Fire:Italian Terracotta Sculpture From Donatello To Canova  

The exhibition’s great attraction lies in comparing models with finished works, demonstrating that the modelling of clay is at the heart of the creative processes of sculpture. The exhibition aims to: -- Examine the full range of Italian terracotta sculpture between 1400 and 1800, no other ex...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Christian Zacharias, piano :  

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D Major KV 385 "Haffner" Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 26 in D Major KV 537 "Krönungskonzert" Ravel: Piano Concerto in D Major for the Left Hand Richard Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
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Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles -- Brussels, Belgium

Zehetmair Quartett :  

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet op. 74/1, Hob.III:72 Leos Janacek: String Quartet No. 1, "Kreutzer-Sonata" Johannes Brahms: String Quarte No. 2, op. 51/2 ...
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-- Paris, France

Recital: Georges Pludermacher, piano:  

Ludwig van Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, op. 120 ...
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Herbst Theatre -- San Francisco, United States

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Jordi Savall :  

Lully, Marais, Duron, De Laserna, Rameau ...
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Royal Opera, Covent Garden -- London, England

La Rondine:  

Will this be the production of La Rondine that establishes the work more firmly in the repertoire. The Alagnas should work their customary magic. ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / Gidon Kremer:  

Robert Schumann: Violin Concerto in A Minor op. 129 Richard Wagner: Excerpts from Der Ring des Nibelungen ...
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The Baltimore Museum of Art -- Baltimore, United States

Reflections of Sea and Light:Paintings and Watercolors by J.M.W. Turner from Tate  

This major exhibition of Turner’s extraordinary vision of the sea presents more than 100 watercolors, oil paintings, drawings, and prints that follow 40 years of Turner's career as a painter, from remarkable academic paintings created in his youth to groundbreaking late works that capture the dazzli...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Concerto Köln :  

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Suite from the opera Roland Antoine Dauvergne: op. 3 Jean Philippe Rameau: Suite from the opera Les Boreades ...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

Alicia de Larrocha, piano:  

Granados ...
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Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston, United States

Impressionist Still Life:  

This show presents over 80 works from 55 public and private collections around the world. It attempts to trace the development and transformation of late 19th century still life painting - from the realism of Courbet to the shifting planes and volumes in the late work of Cézanne, which laid the grou...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Bach-Collegium Stuttgart :  

Johann Sebastian Bach: St. John Passion BWV 245 ...
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Grand Théâtre -- Geneva, Switzerland

Pique-Dame:by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  

Tchaikovsky’s most neurotic opera returns with some names unknown to us, but we are always willing to take a chance. ...
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Kunstmuseum -- Bonn, Germany

August Macke and Early Modernism in Europe:  

Very early on Macke, by means of his travels, his preparations for exhibitions and his personal contacts, encountered the most important art trends of his time: the French Fauves (Matisse, Camoin, Marquet), the early Cubism of Picasso and Braque, paintings by Munch, the Blue Rider of Kandinsky and M...
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The State Hermitage Museum -- St Petersburg, Russia

The Fate of One Collection:500 Carved Stones from the Collection of Duke of Orleans  

The exhibition showcases 500 gemmae, dating from 4th century B.C. to mid 18th century, which represents one-third of the collection of the Dukes of Orleans. In 1787 Catherine the Great ordered to acquire from Louis Phillipe Joseph of Orleans the collection of 1500 gemmae of the familial collection...
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Halle aux Grains -- Toulouse, France

Natalie Dessay, soprano:  

Haendel: Aci, Galatea e Polifemo (concert version) ...
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Nationalmuseum -- Stockholm , Sweden

Identity :Trademarks, Logotypes and Symbols   

The exhibition reveals, from the viewpoints of both design history and commerce, the process that makes a logotype into a symbol or a strong brand. Identity - Trademarks, Logotypes and Symbols illuminates the modern history of design but also the co-ordination between culture, commerce and research....
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The State Hermitage Museum -- St Petersburg, Russia

Animal and Man :Ancient Art of Eurasia  

The exhibition of ancient Eurasian art shows the development of the images of animal and man over almost 30 thousand years. For example, upper paleolithic artifacts come from the Russian Plain and Siberia (25th-12th millennia BC). Female figurines called Paleolithic Venuses have prominent sexual org...
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The State Hermitage Museum -- St Petersburg, Russia

Nicholas I and the New Hermitage:  

The official opening of the New Imperial Museum took place on 5 February 1852 and was the pride of Emperor Nicholas I. It was the work of Bavarian architect Leo von Klenze who had by that time already built the Glyptothek and Pinakothek in Munich. The exhibition features some 120 items, including pa...
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Victoria and Albert Museum -- London, England

Tiaras :  

Tiaras bring together a spectacular range of 200 tiaras dating from the 18th century to the present day. Highlights include the tiara worn by Her Majesty The Queen at her wedding in 1947 and the tiara of one of her bridesmaids as well as a number of other royal tiaras. The exhibition also includes t...
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First Congregational Church -- Berkeley , United States

Tallis Scholars:  

Palestrina, Jaquet of Mantua, Crecquillon, Josquin ...
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Konzerthaus -- Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin :  

Joseph Haydn: 3 Parisian Symphonies Symphony No. 83 in G Minor "La Poule" Symphonie No. 84 in E Major Symphonie Nr. 85 in B Major "La Reine" ...
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Gemeentemuseum -- The Hague, Netherlands

The Time of Degas:  

Some 40 masterpieces of Impressionism and history painting are on loan from the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. Renoir's The Swing, pictures of Breton peasants painted by Gauguin, and Monet's Women in the Garden are among the works on show. The display revolves around Edgar Degas and includes fourteen of De...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Das Neue Orchester :  

Antonio Salieri: Requiem in C Minor Mozart: Requiem in D Minor KV 526...
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The Museum of Modern Art -- New York, United States

The Russian Avant-Garde Book 1910–1934:  

The exhibition features 300 books and is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted exclusively to the illustrated book during this period. Prompted by an extraordinary gift to MoMA of more than 1,000 Russian avant-garde illustrated books from The Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York, the exhi...
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Dvorak Hall -- Prague, Czech Republic

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras:  

Dvorák: The Water Goblin, symphonic poem after K. J. Erben, Op. 107 A. Dvorák: The Noon Witch, symphonic poem after K. J. Erben Op. 108 A. Dvorák: Symphony No. 6 in D major, Op. 60 ...
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Royal Observatory -- London, England

String of Pearls- Royal Observatory:  

Part of Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee, this exhibition at the Royal Observatory and the Ordnance Survey features a display of original map sheets, telescopes and instruments. The special presentation also includes a series of lectures. ...
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Royal Observatory -- London, England

String of Pearls- Royal Observatory:  

Part of Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee, this exhibition at the Royal Observatory and the Ordnance Survey features a display of original map sheets, telescopes and instruments. The special presentation also includes a series of lectures. ...
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Dvorak Hall -- Prague, Czech Republic

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras:  

Dvorák: The Wild Dove, symphonic poem after K. J. Erben, Op. 110 Bartók: Concert No. 3 for piano and orchestra Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, Op. 47 ...
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Goldsmith's Hall -- London, England

String of Pearls- Goldsmith's Company:  

An exhibition entitled 'Celebration in Golden and Silver', showcasing the finest British design in gold, silver and platinum....
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Goldsmith's Hall -- London, England

String of Pearls- Goldsmith's Company:  

An exhibition entitled 'Celebration in Golden and Silver', showcasing the finest British design in gold, silver and platinum....
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Concert: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam :  

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 Manuel de Falla: El amor brujo (L’Amour sorcier), with mezzo-soprano Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, suite nº 2 ...
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Musée des Arts asiatiques-Guimet -- Paris, France

Afghanistan, a Thousand Years of History:  

In March 2001, when the Taliban regime ordered the destruction of the huge, thousand-year-old statues of Buddha at Bamian, the eyes of the whole world were riveted on Afghanistan. Present-day Afghanistan, perched in the mountains of Central Asia, was once on the Silk Road, a meeting place for severa...
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Palazzo Reale -- Milan, Italy

New York Renaissance: the Whitney Musem of American Art :  

Over 90 works from the Whitney Musem of American Art document the development of 20th century art in New York from 1945 to 2000. Edward Hopper, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Odenburg, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Jeff Koons, Keith Haring, Robert Cottingham, Barbara Kruger, Lou...
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Garrick Theatre -- London, England

Theatre: This is Our Youth:By Kenneth Lonergan   

Kenneth Lonergan’s play about three rich, hedonistic Manhattan teenagers stars Matt Damon, Casey Affleck and Summer Phoenix. ...
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Palazzo Reale -- Milan, Italy

Neoclassicism in Italy:From Tiepolo to Canova  

The exhibition covers the history of art in Italy in the second half of the eighteenth century, from baroque culture, represented by the great eighteenth century painter Giambattista Tiepolo, to Antonio Canova, the greatest exponent of neoclassicism. Works by painters, sculptors, engravers, cabinetm...
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Auditorium du Louvre -- Paris, France

Yefim Bronfman, piano:  

Berg, Salonen, Prokofiev, Brahms...
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Halle aux Grains -- Toulouse, France

Arcadi Volodos, piano:  

Brahms, Schumann, Schubert, Schubert / Liszt ...
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Circle in the Square -- New York, United States

Theatre: Metamorphoses :  

Written and directed by Mary Zimmerman Metamorphoses is based on the tales of Ovid....
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Centre Pompidou -- Paris, France

The Surrealist Revolution :  

Organised according to the Surrealist themes of Dream, Night, City, Natural History, Eroticism and Blasphemy, this exhibition spans the period from the 1920s to the 1940s. De Chirico, Max Ernst, Masson, Magritte, Dali, Tanguy, Miro, Giacometti, Brauner, Man Ray, Bellmer are some of the artists whose...
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Whitney Musuem of American Art -- New York, United States

The Whitney Biennial :  

A much discussed and often controversial panorama of contemporary American art, the exhibition of the work of 113 artists is curated by Lawrence Rinder, the Whitney's Anne & Joel Ehrenkranz Curator of Contemporary Art, Chrissie Iles, the Whitney's curator of film and video, and Debra Singer the Muse...
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Complesso del Vittoriano -- Rome, Italy

Cézanne:the Father of Modernism   

Major international loan exhibition featuring over 70 works by the great French master....
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Theatre de Saint -Quentin-en -Yvelines -- Paris, France

Ido Tadmor Dance Company:  

A first visit to France for this young, innovative Israeli choreographer who created his own company barely five years ago....
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- Los Angeles, United States

Central European Avant-Gardes: Exchange and Transformation, 1910–1930  

The exhibition examines the cross-fertilization among the artistic avant-garde movements in Belgrade, Berlin, Bucharest, Budapest, Prague, Vienna, Warsaw, and other cities, during the evolution of modernism between 1910 and 1930. In Central Europe the social milieu of artists and intelligentsia—what...
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Palais des Beaux Arts -- Lille, France

Berthe Morisot (1841 - 1895):  

This is the first major retrospective exhibition devoted to the work of the French painter Berthe Morisot (1841 - 1895) in forty years. The loan exhibition features around one hundred canvases and some forty watercolours, pastels and lithographs. Ten portraits of Morisot by Edouard Manet complete th...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra: Bernard Haitink  

Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 in C minor ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra:Bernard Haitink  

Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn Haydn: Symphony No. 101 in D Major, "The Clock" R. Strauss: Don Quixote ...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, -- New York, United States

Splendid Isolation:Art of Easter Island  

Featuring some 50 works, including one of the island's celebrated stone heads, this show explores Easter Island's distinctive art forms as expressions of supernatural and secular power. Dating from the 13th to the late 19th century, works in the exhibition range from the monumental sotne head to ref...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York , United States

The Philadelphia Orchestra:Martha Argerich, piano  

Berlioz: Rob Roy Overture Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor Stravinsky: Pétrouchka (1911 version)...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Emmanuel Pahud, Christoph Poppen, Hariolf Schlichtig, Jean Guihen Queyras:  

Mozart: Quartet in C Major, K.171/285b Mozart: Quartet in C Major, K.171/285b Fuminori Tanada: Flute Quartet Mozart: Quartet in A Major, K.298 Mozart: Quartet in G Major, K.285a Webern: String Trio, Op. 20 Mozart: Quartet in D Major, K.285 ...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Murray Perahia, piano:  

Schubert, Chopin...
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Heritage Motor Centre -- Warwick, England

Exhibition of Royal vehicles:  

An exhibition of eight cars from The Royal Family accompanied by photographs....
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Anthology Film Archives -- New York, United States

ASIAN FILMS ARE GO!!!:New York Asian Film Festival 2002  

An alternative film festival featuring Asia's equivalent to Hollywood's huge summer blockbuster-flicks ("Someone else", they say, "can show the art movies"). Korean, Thai, Indian, Chinese, and Japanese audiences lap up these offerings like American audiences slurp down Hollywood summer pabulum-- now...
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Groeninge Museum -- Brugge, Belgium

Jan Van Eyck and the Mediterranean World:  

Major international loan exhibition that features some 90 early Flemish and Renaissance paintings. Jan Van Eyck, Hans Memling, Rogier Van der Weyden, Hugo Van der Goes, Bartolomeo Bermejo, Jean Hey, Gérard David, Fra Angelico, Giovanni Bellini, Filippo Lippi, Lorenzo Lotto, Juan de Flandres, Nuno G...
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Opéra Bastille -- Paris, France

Paris Opera Ballet:Don Quixote  

Don Quixote: Choreography: Rudolf Nureyev Music: Minkus Re-programmation of one of the best works in the repertory. The story of Kitri and her love for Basilio the barber told in the true Saint-Petersburg/Kirov tradition....
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Neue Galerie New York -- New York, United States

Oskar Kokoschka:Early Portraits From Vienna and Berlin, 1909 - 1914  

This loan exhibition features more than 70 paintings and works on paper by the Austrian Expressionist artist Oskar Kokoschka (1886 - 1980). The show will travel to the Hamburgher Kunsthalle from 5 July to 29 September 2002. Concurrent with the New York viewing, the Neue Galerie will present a series...
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Musée d'Art et d'Histoire -- Geneva, Switzerland

The Renaissance in Savoy :The arts during the reign of Charles II (1504-1553)  

The exhibition presents fifteen works, notably painted panels and scupltures from the court of the Dukes of Savoy. ...
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Palazzo Ducale -- Genova, Italy

Genoese Painting from the Hermitage :from Luca Cambiaso to Magnasco  

The Doges' Apartments in Genoa's magnificent Palazzo Ducale are the setting for an exhibition which traces the relationship between Genoa and St. Petersburg during the 18th Century through a series of well-known masterpieces. Cambiaso, Strozzi, Assereto, Vassallo, Castello, Langetti, Cassana, Peiran...
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Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Washington, D.C., United States

Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons:Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections   

Eli and Edythe L. Broad have amassed one of the finest private collections of contemporary art in the world. In 1984 they established The Broad Art Foundation to foster the public's appreciation of contemporary art and to serve as a lending and education resource. Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons is a sel...
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American Museum of Natural History -- New York, United States

Baseball As America:  

An exhibition that illustrates the ubiquity and enormous impact of baseball on American popular culture....
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The Jewish Museum. -- New York, United States

Mirroring Evil:Nazi Imagery / Recent Art  

This highly controversial exhibition features a selection of recent works by thirteen internationally recognized artists, all of whom make new and daring use of imagery taken from the Nazi era. Employing the challenging language of conceptual art, the artists bring the highly charged imagery of the ...
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Grosser Musikvereinssaal -- Vienna, Austria

Vienna Philharmonic:  

Mussorgsky: A Night on Bald Mountain, op. posth. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, op. 16 Tschaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 in D Major, op. 29 ...
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The Cleveland Museum of Art -- Cleveland, United States

Treasury of the World:Jeweled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals   

This exhibition represents the "cream" of the holdings of the most comprehensive and richest collection of Indian jeweled arts in the world, The al-Sabah Collection, at the Kuwait National Museum. Sheikh Nasser Sabah al-Sabah began collecting Islamic art in the mid-1970s. The Muslim rulers of 17th...
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The Phillips Collection -- Washington, D.C., United States

Corot to Picasso:European Masterworks from the Smith College Museum of Art  

Nearly 60 European paintings and sculptures, from the late 18th through the early 20th century, are on view. The show features neo-classical portraits by Ingres; landscapes by Monet, Gauguin, Cézanne, Bonnard and Kandinksy; and still lifes by Picasso, Juan Gris and Fernand Leger. The Barbizon school...
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Museum Jean Tinguely -- Basel, Switzerland

Marcel Duchamp:  

Over 160 exhibits on loan from international public and private collections document the work of Marchel Duchamp (1887 - 1968). ...
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Louvre Museum -- Paris, France

The Honour of Curiosity:From Dürer to Poussin, drawings from Jabach' s second collection   

Everhard Jabach, descended from a banker family from Cologne. He settled in Paris and is famous for having assembled one of the most important collection of paintings and drawings of his time. The purchase of Jabach' s painting by Louis XIV, in 1662 and 1671, contributed to the establishing of the M...
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Van Gogh Museum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Van Gogh & Gauguin :  

The exhibition looks in detail at the relationship between Van Gogh and Gauguin in the context of their lives and work. From the moment they met in Paris through Theo van Gogh, similarities in the style and subject matter of their paintings quickly became evident. Van Gogh made ambitious plans to fo...
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Rembrandt House Museum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Mystery of the Young Rembrandt:  

A comprehensive overview of well-known and less familiar works provides a picture of Rembrandt’s progress from a fledgling artist to a painter and etcher of genius. During his early years in Leiden (1625-1631) Rembrandt constantly explored new artistic avenues. His style was very quickly imitated by...
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Bibliothèque nationale de France : Site François-Mitterrand -- Paris, France

Victor Hugo, l’homme océan :  

A l’occasion du bicentenaire de la naissance de Victor Hugo, la Bibliothèque nationale de France présente quelque trois cent cinquante pièces, manuscrits, lettres, dessins… Autant de témoignages sur la diversité et l’ampleur de l’œuvre de cet homme océan, autant d’étapes d’une vie engagée dans la cr...
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Freer Gallery -- Washington, D.C., United States

Whistler's Nudes:  

Whistler's Nudes brings together twenty-five of the most important of the late nudes in order to explore some of the meanings they carried for the American artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) and his contemporaries....
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art. -- New York, United States

Surrealism:Desire Unbound  

The first major survey of Surrealism in more than 20 years, this exhibition presents more than 300 works including paintings, sculpture, photographs, films, poems, manuscripts, and books that explore the first major artistic movement to address openly the topics of love, desire, and various aspects ...
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Louvre Museum -- Paris, France

Pharaoh's Artists :Deir el-Medineh and the Valley of the Kings   

Approximately 350 pieces on view enable visitors to discover the intimacy, the imaginary and the everyday life of Egyptians. The represented ostracas (pieces of painted limestone) show the work of artists during the New Empire (from 1500 to 1050 BC) and include draft versions, rough sketches and cor...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Tapestry in the Renaissance:Art and Magnificence  

This exhibition highlights the great cycles of the late 15th and first half of the 16th centuries as the unsung glories of Renaissance art. The international loan exhibition features forty-one tapestries woven between 1420 and 1560 in the Netherlands, Italy, and France, from designs by the leading a...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi:Father and Daughter Painters in Baroque Italy  

Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi: Father and Daughter Painters in Baroque Italy is the first full-scale exhibition devoted to Caravaggio's most gifted follower, Orazio Gentileschi, and to Orazio's celebrated daughter, Artemisia. The exhibition features approximately fifty works by Orazio and thirty-...
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Bruce Museum of Arts and Science -- Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

The Spirited Canvas:Toiles and Tapestries of Chief Zacheus O. Oloruntoba  

Chief Zacheus Olowonubi Oloruntoba (O-láuren-tóba) was born in 1919 in Ogidi, Nigeria and began painting at 15 years old to explain the powerful, lucid dreams he had had since age 12. In Yoruba tradition, as with many cultures worldwide, dreams have particular significance as a means for the dead to...
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Museo Correr -- Venice, Italy

Jackson Pollock:  

Important loan exhibition of 70 works by the Abstract Expressionist painter whose work was championed by Peggy Guggenheim in Venice fifty years ago....
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Cappella degli Scrovegni -- Padua, Italy

Giotto's Scrovegni Chapel :  

Giotto's newly restored masterpiece reopens to the public on the same day (25 March) in 2002 that his banker patron Enrico Scrovegni opened the frescoed chapel in 1305. The frescoes depict the life of Christ, the Virgin Mary and the Last Judgment, and are widely considered Giotto's highest achieveme...
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L'Abbaye de Daoulas -- Daoulas, France

The Dogan Worlds:  

Some 200 art objects and artifacts document the French expedition of 1930 to 1932 in the land of the Dogon in central Mali. The works on view are on loan from the Musée de l'Homme in Paris. Visitors should note that the Dogon only number about 200, 000 today and are spread out over a number of vill...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone:  

J.S. Bach: Cantata for the 19th Sunday after Trinity BWV56 Haydn: Symphony No. 88 in G major ...
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International Center of Photography -- New York, United States

Dream Street:W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Photographs  

Smith's photographs of Pittsburgh have become legendary in the history of photography. In 1955, Smith was commissioned by renowned photo editor Stefan Lorant to produce 100 photographs for Lorant's book commemorating Pittsburgh's bicentennial, Pittsburgh: Story of an American City. After quarreling ...
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Brooklyn Academy of Music -- New York, United States

The Monteverdi Cycle:Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria  

Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria ...
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Brooklyn Academy of Music -- New York, United States

The Monteverdi Cycle :L'incoronazione di Poppea  

L'incoronazione di Poppea...
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Paris Opera Ballet -- Paris, France

Spectacle de l'Ecole de danse:  

La Fille mal gardée Choreography: Claude Bessy, after Dimitri Romanoff Music: Hertel Western Symphony Choreography: Balanchine Music: Hershy Kay The annual show by the Paris Opera School combines the tradition of the repertoire (La Fille mal gardée), with the more contemporary (1954!), Western...
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Paris Opera Ballet -- Paris, France

Soirée Stravinsky:  

Pulcinella Choreography: Douglas Dunn Violin Concerto Choreography: Balanchine Le Sacre du printemps Choreography: Pina Bausch Igor Stravinsky was the greatest composer for dance in the twentieth century, whether serene in Dunn's Pulcinella, lyrical in Balanchine's Violin Concerto, or violent...
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Royal Theatre -- Copenhagen, Denmark

Royal Danish Ballet:Onegin  

Onegin Choreography: Cranko...
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Alice Tully Hall -- New York, United States

Les Musiciens du Louvre:Anne Sofie von Otter  

Rameau: Suite from Les Boreades Bach: "Ich habe genug," BWV 82 (Otter) Handel: Concerto Grosso, Opus 6, no.1 Handel: Concerto Grosso, Opus 6, no.6 Handel: "Where Shall I Fly?" from Hercules (Otter) Handel: "Scherza infida in grembo al drudo" from Ariodante (Otter) Handel: "Dope notte" from Ari...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Alfred Brendel, piano:  

Mozart: Sonata in D Major, K. 311 Schubert: Sonata in C Minor, D. 958 Brahms: Four Ballades, op. 10 Mozart: Sonata in F Major, K. 533 (with Rondo K. 494) ...
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Brooklyn Academy of Music -- New York, United States

The Monteverdi Cycle:Orfeo  

Orfeo...
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Dvorak Hall -- Prague, Czech Republic

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra:  

Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K 543 Beethoven : Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica" ...
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The Public Theater -- New York, United States

Theatre: HELEN:By Ellen McLaughlin  

The legendary Helen spends the Trojan War stranded in a hotel room in Egypt, baffled by her odd escape from history. Longing to be returned to her own myth, she swats flies, has her nails done and channel surfs, searching for news of the war for which she will be blamed. Two time Tony-Award winner D...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Anne-Sophie Mutter, Yuri Bashmet :Mozart  

Mozart: Voilin Concertos Nos. 4 KV 218 and 3 KV 216 Mozart: Symphonie concertante for Vioin, viola and orchestra KV 364 ...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Emmanuel Pahud, flute:  

Gioacchino Rossini: Flute Quartet No. 4 in D major Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartet for Flute and Strings No. 3 in C major, KV 285b Gioacchino Rossini: Sonata a quattro No. 2 in A Major Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartet for Flute and Strings No. 1 in D Major, KV 285 ...
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International Center of Photography -- New York, United States

Rise of the Picture Press:Photographic Reportage in Illustrated Magazines, 1918-1939   

This show explores the period in the 1920s and 1930s when innovative photography and graphic design joined forces in the pages of large-format weekly magazines. The exhibition presents approximately 130 examples (primarily from ICP’s collection) of rare European and American publications, such as Vu...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Anne-Sophie Mutter, Yuri Bashmet :Mozart  

Mozart: Voilin Concertos Nos. 4 KV 218 and 3 KV 216 Symphonie concertante for Vioin, viola and orchestra KV 364) ...
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Black Rock City, Nevada -- The Black Rock Desert, United States

Burning Man 2002:The Floating World  

The unique Burning Man events date back to 1986, when event founders Larry Harvey and Jerry James were spontaneously inspired to build and burn an effigy of a man on a San Francisco beach, attracting a crowd of 20 spectator-participants. The modern Burning Man festival, drawing tens of thousands to ...
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Luce Hall Editorium -- New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Black Panther Film Festival:Panther Film Fest New Haven  

The event, brought to the public by the International Black Panther Film Festival and the Afro American Cultural Center at Yale University, will feature speakers, discussions, and film screenings, including: Langston Hughes: The Dream Keeper; Eyes of the Rainbow; Black Panther; 41 Shots; Pala...
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts -- San Francisco, United States

The Film Art of Isaac Julien:  

The first solo exhibition of the work of Artist-in-Residence Isaac Julien, Britain's preeminent black independent filmmaker. Incorporating themes of sexuality and race, Julien expands conventional cinematic strategies of narrative and beauty to explore and subvert stereotypical portrayals of gay and...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées , -- Paris, France

Orchestre national de France:Kurt Masur   

Schnittke: Cello Concerto No. 1 Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 op. 95 "New World" ...
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Harry De Jur Playhouse, Henry Street Settlement -- New York, United States

Theatre: Urban Transitions: Loose Blossoms:by Ron Milner  

Midwestern drama about a black family's crisis brought on by unemployment and the drug trade. ...
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Albery Theatre -- London, England

Shockheaded Peter :  

Extravagant, ghoulish, junk opera for adults and children inspired by "The Struwwelpeter" (1844), a self-styled "nasty picture book" by Heinrich Hoffman. Shockheaded Peter was created by Julian Bleach, Anthony Cairns, Graeme Gilmour, Tamzin Griffin and Jo Pocock; music by the Tiger Lillies. The curr...
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Musée d’Orsay -- Paris, France

Mondrian from 1892 to 1914:The Paths Towards Abstraction  

Through 110 pieces selected mostly from the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, the Musée d’Orsay exhibition attempts to show how the construction of an abstract language was brought about and the expression of Mondrian's world vision. This exhibition will travel to the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Te...
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Musée des Arts d’Afrique et d’Océanie -- Paris, France

Ubuntu:Arts and Cultures from South Africa  

Although they are regarded as distinct from other cultures in black Africa, the arts of South Africa are little known in Europe. With a selection of two hundred works from private collections and museums in South Africa and Europe, this exhibition invites visitors to discover the traditional civilis...
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Galeries nationales du Grand Palais -- Paris, France

Théodore Chassériau (1819-1856):A Different Romanticism  

Théodore Chassériau (1819-1856) is the only great French Romantic painter not to have been the object of a recent retrospective (the last was held in the Orangerie in 1933). The present exhibition brings together nearly two hundred paintings, drawings and etchings and newly restored fragments of his...
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Cite de la musique -- Paris, France

Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado:  

Franz Schubert Lieder orchestrated by Johannes Brahms, Max Reger, Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra:Michael Hersch: Symphony No. 2  

Rouse: Rapture (New York premiere) Hersch: Symphony No. 2 (New York premiere) Mozart: Requiem ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra :Brahms, Mahler, Shostakovich  

Brahms: Schicksalslied op. 54 Mahler: Rückert songs Shostakovich: Film and Theater Music to "King Lear" with the film by Grigori Kosinzev ...
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Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University -- Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Three Women:Early Portraits by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec  

This small show of six portraits by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901) offers a view of his earliest work while encouraging an examination of the artist's innovative approach to portraiture and an investigation of the roles of women in the Paris art world of the 1880s. Anchored by The Hangover...
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Musée des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon -- Versailles, France

Madame de Pompadour and the Arts:  

How many books have been written about Madame de Pompadour (1721-1764), her rise at court, her political role and her influence during the reign of Louis XV, without really trying to understand the woman herself and her personal tastes? By bringing together, for the first time, almost all the portra...
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Auditorium du Louvre -- Paris, France

Boris Berezovsky, piano :  

Bach: Goldberg Variations BWV 988...
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Konzerhaus -- Berlin, Germany

Hesperion XXI:Jordi Savall  

Spanish Baroque Music...
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Salle Pleyel -- Paris, France

Orchestre de Paris :Berlioz : Grande Messe des morts -Requiem  

Berlioz : Grande Messe des morts-Requiem...
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Konzerthaus -- Berlin, Germany

Quatuor Mosaïques:  

Haydn: String Quartet in C Major op. 54 No. 2 Mozart: Adagio and Fuge in C Minor KV 546 Juan Chrisótomo de Arriaga: String Quartet No. 3 in E flat Major...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra:Beethoven, Stravinsky   

Stravinsky: Mass for choir and winds Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor op. 125 ...
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The Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Washington, D.C., United States

Jacqueline Kennedy:The White House Years-Selections from the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum  

Some 80 original costumes and accessories from the collection of the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston are on view, featuring clothing worn by Jacqueline Kennedy on the campaign trail, during the inaugural festivities, at the White House itself, and on state visits around the world. ...
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Galeries nationales du Grand Palais -- Paris, France

A Time of Exuberance:The Decorative Arts under Louis XIII and Anne of Austria (1610-1661)  

Although there have been many studies and exhibitions of the decorative arts during the Renaissance and in the time of Henry IV and Louis XIV, those of the reign of Louis XIII and the regency of Anne of Austria are still little known. The period from the death of Henry IV, in 1610, to the beginning ...
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Weill Recital Hall -- New York, United States

John Cage, Morton Feldman :  

Cage: One Feldman: The King of Denmark; For Franz Kline Cage: Inlets (Improvisations III) Feldman: Palais de Mari; The Viola in My Life Cage: Music for Nine...
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Musée Fabre -- Montpellier, France

Made in USA:American Art from 1908 to 1947  

This major loan exhibition aims to give a panoramic view of forty years of modern American art, from the introduction of new ideas derived from Impressionism into the national realistic tradition with Winslow Homer, the Ash Can School, the development of abstract, Afro-American or regionalist trends...
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

New York Philharmonic, Riccardo Muti :Verdi: Requiem  

Verdi: Requiem...
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

New York Philharmonic, Sir Colin Davis:Sibelius  

Sibelius: Pohjola's Daughter Sibelius: Six Humoresques Sibelius: Symphony No. 5...
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The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts -- New York, United States

Capturing Nureyev:James Wyeth Paints the Dancer  

In 1977, James Browning Wyeth spent a year observing and painting Rudolf Nureyev in the dancer’s world -- backstage, in rehearsals, and in performance. Wyeth’s enlightening series of over thirty-five paintings and drawings of the dancer will be the central focus of the exhibit. It also features over...
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National Gallery of Art -- Washington D.C., United States

Goya:Images of Women  

This is the first major exhibition dedicated to an examination of the representation of women by Francisco Goya y Lucientes (1746 - 1828), one of Spain's most celebrated painters and an internationally influential printmaker of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Drawn primarily from the collect...
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Gewandhaus -- Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhausorchester, Kurt Masur:Gidon Kremer, violin  

Gija Kantscheli: "And Farewell Goes Out Sighing..." for Violin, Countertenor and Orchestra Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor op. 74 "Pathétique" ...
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Weill Recital Hall -- New York, United States

Morton Feldman:  

Feldman: Three voices for Soprano and Tape...
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Arsenale di Venezia -- Venice, Italy

Ashes and Snow:Photographs by Gregory Colbert  

This exhibition of some 200 images and a 58-minute documentary is devoted to the work of Canadian photographer Gregory Colbert. His remarkable earth-tone photographs of whales, elephants, eagles, cranes and other animals and humans are on view at the Venice Arsenale until 6 July 2002....
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Thomaskirche -- Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhausorchester, Thomanerchor:Bach: Cantata BWV 12   

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen BWV 12 ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Matthias Goerne, baritone:Eric Schneider, piano   

Mahler: Songs from Der Knaben Wunderhorn Brahms: Songs...
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Cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado:  

Schubert Lieder orchestrated by Johannes Brahms, Max Reger, Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern ...
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Cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Ensemble Intercontemporain, Maurizio Pollini :  

Schoenberg, Beethoven, Berg, Webern, Kurtag, Chopin...
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Cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Alain Planès, piano :  

Haydn: Piano Sonata H XVI 50 Haydn: Variations H XVII 6 Schubert: Wanderer-Fantaisie D 760 ...
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Gewandhaus -- Leipzig, Germany

Kremerata Baltica :Gidon Kremer  

Programme to be announced...
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Gewandhaus -- Leipzig, Germany

Kremerata Baltica :Gidon Kremer  

Programme to be announced...
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The Morgan Library -- New York, United States

Project Webern:Anton Webern in the Morgan Collection  

A panel discussion at 13h30 with Paul Griffiths and Bruce Brubaker will preceed this concert of works by Anton Webern. ...
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In the parking adjacent to Heinz Field -- Pittsburgh, United States

Cirque du Soleil :QUIDAM  

From 9 May 2002 Cirque du Soleil fans in Pittsburgh can marvel at the troupe's new European show QUIDAM...
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Palazzo Ruspoli -- Rome, Italy

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection :  

This exhibition features important works from the collection of Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza. Monet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Matisse, and Kandinsky are among the artists whose works are on loan from the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid. ...
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Yerba Buena Center -- San Francisco , United States

Dance Screen :Innovative International Dance Films  

An evening programme devoted to leading films from international dance film festivals. ...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco , United States

San Francisco Symphony, David Robertson :Messiaen  

Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphony ...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

Alfred Brendel, piano:  

Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

Alfred Brendel, piano:  

Mozart, Schubert, Brahms ...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

Emerson String Quartet:  

Haydn, Webern, Barber, Mendelssohn...
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Gewandhaus -- Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhausorchester, Herbert Blomstedt:  

Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite in C Major BWV 1066 Marcel Dupré: Trois Préludes et Fugues pour grand Orgue op. 7 Arthur Honegger: Symphony No. 3 "Liturgique" ...
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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen -- Rotterdam, Netherlands

Keith Haring:Heaven and Hell  

This exhibition is a presentation of over 80 works (paintings and drawings)by the American painter, graphic artist, and sculptor, Keith Haring. From the very beginning Keith Haring dealt with the meaning of death, violence, and sin, of power, religion, and redemption. The theme of sexuality also rep...
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Musikvereinssaal -- Vienna, Austria

Vienna Festival: Vienna Philharmonic:Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1 - 9  

1 May 2002, 11:00 AM Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, C major, op. 21 Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, E-flat major, op. 55, "Eroica" 5 May 2002, 11:00 AM Beethoven: Symphony No. 2, D major, op. 36 Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, C minor, op. 67 7 May 2002, 7:30 PM Beethoven: Symphony No. 8, F major, ...
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Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione -- Rome, Italy

Alban Berg Quartet:  

Mozart: String Quartet in B Flat Major K 575 Rihm: String Quartet No. 4 Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major op. 59 n. 3 ...
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art -- London, England

Planespotting :Italian Aviation Posters (1910 - 1943)  

An exhibition of works by such artists and illustrators as Mario Sironi, Umberto di Lazzarom Adolfo Wildt, Umberto Mastroianni and Luigi Martinati. ...
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre -- London, England

Theatre: Twelfth Night:  

Director Tim Carroll's original practices production of Shakespeare's comedy with an all-male cast. ...
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Grange du Chateau -- Chessy, France

Lokua Kanza Concert :  

With enough charm, lightweight can be unbinding rather than trivial. Kanza was born in Zaire and studied classical guitar at Kinshasha Conservatory. Playing and / or singing, he has participated in albums by Manu Dibango, Youssou N'Dour, Papa Wamba and Ray Lema. There are apparent influences from We...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Guarneri String Quartet:Philippe Bianconi, piano  

Beethoven, Ravel, Dvorak...
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Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art -- Washington, D.C., United States

Gifts & Blessings:The Textile Arts of Madagascar  

Madagascar--an island nation located off the southeast coast of Africa--has a spectacular tradition of handwoven cloths, known as lamba. For the Malagasy, cloth holds many metaphors for life. Its mention in proverbs, songs and traditional oration demonstrates that it is more than just an important e...
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J. Paul Getty Museum -- Los Angeles, United States

Railroad Vision:  

An exhibition of more than 80 rare photographs from the 1850s onward exploring the side-by-side progress of railroads and photography. The two inventions developed simultaneously in the 1830s. The show features early stereographs, travel books and rare photography of early steam engines, depots, woo...
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Musée Carnavalet -- Paris, France

The Stroganoff:Princes and Patrons  

Stroganoff is one of the most familiar names in Russian history, that of an extraordinary family whose impact over five centuries included aggressive entrepreneurship as well as social vision and patronage of the arts. The exhibition includes icons and antiquities, palace furnishings and paintings o...
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Walter Reade Theater -- New York, United States

After the War, Before the Wall: :German Cinema, 1945 - 60   

Three-week festival of 31 German films with English subtitles on screen at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater. For years overlooked or dismissed by critics - often insultingly referred to as "Papas Kino," or "Daddy"s Cinema" - these early years (1945-60) of what would become the West German ...
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Beyoğlu and various venues -- Istanbul, Turkey

21st International Istanbul Film Festival:  

The 21st International Istanbul Film Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, will present more than 180 films to cinema enthusiasts. Twelve films will compete in the "International Competition" and 11 in the "National Competition" sections of the film festival. This year...
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The Atlantis Gallery -- London, England

Body Worlds:  

Body Worlds is a controversial anatomical exhibition of real human bodies that provides unique insights into the healthy and diseased human body. Individual organs are arranged according to body function in order to learn more about their functions and typical diseases. The exhibition also includes ...
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Oakland Museum of California -- Oakland, United States

Being There:45 Oakland Artists  

In celebration of the city's 150th anniversary, this exhibition features works in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media, by contemporary artists who live and/or work in Oakland. Many of these artists have gone on to achieve national and international acclaim-...
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Del Mar Fairgrounds -- San Diego, United States

Cirque du Soleil:DRALION  

The Cirque du Soleil pitches its tents at San Diego's Del Mar Fairgrounds on 18 April 2002 for their new Chinese-circus-inspired production, Dralion....
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -- San Francisco, United States

Custom Built:A Twenty Year Survey of Work by Allan Wexler  

A hybrid of architecture, furniture and sculpture, Wexler's works examine both the social function and formal components of how things work. He manipulates functional objects like chairs and tables in such a way as to alter people's engagement with them. Instead of comfort, these transformed furnish...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Treasures from a Lost Civilization:Ancient Chinese Art from Sichuan  

This travelling exhibition of recently excavated Chinese art from Sichuan Province, in southwestern China, features 128 works - including a bronze sculpture more than eight feet tall and a large-scale mask from the 12th century B.C. The show aims to explore the art and material culture of ancient Si...
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Palazzo Reale -- Milan, Italy

Douglas Kirkland :A Night With Marilyn  

An exhibition of over 70 photographs taken in 1961 by photographer Douglas Kirkland for the 25th anniversary of Look magazine. ...
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Semperoper -- Dresden, Germany

Dresden Music Festival:  

The theme of the year, "Yearning and parting", will be reflected in 80 events. Apart from concerts of classical music, new music, jazz, world music and crossover, the festival also includes opera, film music and two dance theatre productions, one of which has been commissioned by Dresden Music Festi...
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Rijksmuseum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

South Africa on the Map:The Gordon Atlas  

For the first time the Rijksmuseum is showing The Gordon Atlas in its entirety. This unique work consists of no less than six volumes with 456 drawings, many of them in watercolour and some eight metres long. The drawings date from the expeditions made by Robert J. Gordon in 1777-1786, when he was s...
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Festival Theatre -- Niagra-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

Caesar and Cleopatra :By Bernard Shaw  

The Empire is torn by civil war, and at the far end of the charted world, the kingdom of Egypt is torn apart by rival factions supporting two child monarchs. It is in the midst of this military chaos that Caesar, walking in the desert to commune with the Sphinx, first meets the girl who is to become...
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London Docklands Arena -- London, England

Bob Dylan Concert:  

Bob Dylan and his band tour Europe to promote their recent album "Love and Theft". ...
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Le Zenith -- Paris, France

Bob Dylan Concert:  

Bob Dylan and his band tour Europe to promote their recent album "Love and Theft"....
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Palau de la Música -- Barcelona, Spain

Arcadi Volodos, piano:  

Chopin, Liszt, Scriabin...
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Forest National -- Brussels, Belgium

Bob Dylan Concert:  

Bob Dylan and his band tour Europe to promote their recent album "Love and Theft"....
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The Frick Collection -- New York, United States

Greuze:The Draftsman  

This exhibition is the first devoted exclusively to the drawings of Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725 - 1805), the French eighteenth-century painter and draftsman. Greuze's moralizing subjects astutely reflected contemporary ideas about the structure of society, the notions of education, and the new polit...
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Royale Theatre -- New York, United States

The Elephant Man:By Bernard Pomerance  

The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance is an account of the life of John Merrick, a deformed man who journeys from the freak show to the heart of society in Victorian England. ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

Richard Goode, piano:  

Mozart, Debussy, Beethoven, Schubert ...
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Martin-Gropius-Bau -- Berlin, Germany

The Greek Classical Period :Illusion or Reality.  

Some 600 objects from museums around the world present an era of ancient Greece that had an enormous influence far beyond Greece itself. Only a few generations after it was created, Greek – and above all Athenian – literature, architecture and visual art of the 5th century BC was considered exemplar...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Concert: The Cleveland Orchestra :  

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (Robert Haas Edition) ...
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Halle aux Grains -- Toulouse, France

Ballet du Capitole:  

Rubies Choreography : Balanchine Before Nightfall Choreography: Christe Black Cake Choreography: Hans van Manen An attractive programme of three relatively modern works. ...
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J. Paul Getty Museum -- Los Angeles , United States

The Sacred Spaces of Pieter Saenredam:  

Together with Rembrandt and Vermeet, Saendredam (1597 - 1665) is considered one of the masters of the Golden Age of Dutch art. The exhibition esamines a series of drawings and paintings Saenredam made of the churches of Utrecht during a stay beginning in 1636. During his time in Utrecht, he rendered...
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German Historical Museum : Kronprinzenpalais -- Berlin, Germany

Hexenwahn:The Obsession with Witchcraft  

This exhibition, which was shown in Luxembourg under the title Incubi Succubi - Witches and their Executioners Past and Present, focuses on obsessions with witchcraft and the "historical phenomenon of witch-hunting and the mythological and ideological currents behind it". The exhibition focuses on ...
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Brücke Museum -- Berlin, Germany

Die Brücke :The Collection of the Brücke-Museum Berlin  

Expressionism - this was the arts´ reply to a new way of life and a new image of humankind. "Die Brücke" (the bridge) founded in Dresden in 1905 stood right at the beginning of this movement. The artists of "Die Brücke" were the first "young and wild" generation in Germany, the first rebels in the w...
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The Pit Theatre -- London, England

Theatre: Night of the Soul:A new play by David Farr  

2001. A large south coast town. Invisible to all, the ghost of a young woman walks the corridors of a smart modern hotel. The night before his father’s funeral, a forty year old market researcher holes up in the hotel to take stock. Then he sees her. David Farr’s spritiual ghost story co...
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German Historical Museum : Kronprinzenpalais -- Berlin, Germany

Hexenwahn:The Obsession with Witchcraft  

This exhibition, which was shown in Luxembourg under the title Incubi Succubi - Witches and their Executioners Past and Present, focuses on obsessions with witchcraft and the "historical phenomenon of witch-hunting and the mythological and ideological currents behind it". The exhibition focuses on ...
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Tate Modern -- London, England

Eija-Liisa Ahtila:  

The Finnish artist Eija-Liisa Ahtila (b. 1959) first came to prominence in the early 1990s. Her work which can be presented equally in a cinema, on television or in a gallery context, deals with the theme of human relationships - between families, lovers, genders - by way of naarative that is drawn ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra:Mozart: Requiem  

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major KV 595 Mozart: Requiem in D minor KV 622 ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

Les Arts Florissants:Great Operatic scenes by Lully  

Les Divertissements de Versailles Great Operatic scenes by Lully Extracts from Tragedies lyriques including Armide, Isis and Roland. Extracts from Comedies-ballets including Le mariage force, Le ballet des Muses and Monsieur de Pourceaugnac. ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

London Symphony Orchestra:Bernard Haitink  

Haydn: Symphony No 96 Bartok: Dance Suite Brahms: Symphony No 4 ...
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Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe -- Hamburg, Germany

The Myth of St. Pauli:Triennale of Photography Hamburg  

The myth of Hamburg's red light district reinvented by photographers Antoine d'Agata, Morten Andersen, Karin Elmers, Esther Haase, Peter Hendricks, Volker Hinz, Christoph Irrgang, Wolfgang Kampz, Anders Petersen, Alfred Steffen among others....
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Hermitage Rooms at Somerset House -- London, England

The Genius of Caspar David Friedrich :German Romantic Art for Russian Imperial Palaces  

This exhibition features twelve masterpieces (six oil paintings and six finished sepia drawings by Caspar David Friedrich (1774 - 1830) from the State Hermitage Museum's collection in St Petersburg, together with work by his German contemporaries. The taste for German art in Russia was due to the e...
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Auditorium Santa Margherita -- Venice, Italy

Massimiliano Damerini, piano:La Biennale di Venezia  

Nikolaj Roslavec, Luis De Pablo, Bettina Skrzypczak (premiere) new music commission for the Venice Biennale, Carlo Alessandro Landini (premiere) ...
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Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung -- Munich, Germany

Emil Nolde and the South Pacific:  

As a member of a demographic-medical research expedition by the Reichskolonialamt Emil Nolde travelled in the South Pacific from 1913 to 1914 .The exhibition also documents the other stages in his study of primitive cultures.The show centres on Nolde 's paintings,done on the spot in the tropics,and ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

St Petersburg Chamber Choir:Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone  

Rachmaninoff: Vespers (extracts) Sacred songs by Tolstayakov, Burgamin, Khristov, Nikolayev-Strumski, Arkhangelsky, Chesnokov ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

English Chamber Orchestra :Christian Zacharias, conductor / piano  

Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante in B flat Mozart: Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat, K482 Haydn: Symphony No 92 in G ’Oxford’ ...
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International Center of Photography -- New York, United States

Rise of the Picture Press:Photographic Reportage in Illustrated Magazines, 1918-1939   

This show explores the period in the 1920s and 1930s when innovative photography and graphic design joined forces in the pages of large-format weekly magazines. The exhibition presents approximately 130 examples (primarily from ICP’s collection) of rare European and American publications, such as Vu...
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Lyceum Theater -- New York, United States

Theatre: Morning's at Seven:by Paul Osborn   

Paul Osborn's Midwestern family comedy dating from 1939 about a middle-aged bachelor who brings his future wife home to meet his older sisters and assorted other family members....
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Ambassador Theatre -- New York, United States

Theatre: Topdog/Underdog:by Suzan-Lori Parks   

This Pulitzer Prize 2002 winning play by Suzan-Lori Parks tells the story of Lincoln and Booth, two brothers whose names, given to them as a joke, foretell a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment. Haunted by their past, the brothers are forced to confront the shattering reality of their future...
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Auditorium Santa Margherita -- Venice, Italy

Carlo Boccadoro, piano:La Biennale di Venezia  

Morton Feldman, David Lang Cut (commission for the Venice Biennale), Tan Dun, John Cage ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

BBC Symphony Orchestra:Schoenberg, Mahler  

Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde ...
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Sottile Theatre -- Charleston, South Carolina , United States

Yiimimangaliso: The Mysteries :Broomhill Opera  

Yiimimangaliso: The Mysteries, a brilliantly inventive South African version of the medieval Chester Mystery Plays is performed by a 34-member South African cast whose many languages — Afrikaans, Xhosa, Zulu and English — reflect the diversity within this spectacular piece, The Mysteries draws on th...
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Basilica di San Alessandro -- Florence, Italy

The Machines of Leonardo Da Vinci :  

An exhibition of some 30 models of mechanical flying and war machines that have been reproduced from Leonardo da Vinci's original drawings....
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Royal Albert Hall -- London, England

World Wrestling All-Stars:  

The wrestlers include Scott Steiner "Big Poppa Pump", Sid Vicious "Most Dangerous Man in Wrestling" and Earnest Miller "The Cat", four times World Karate Champion....
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Kiiinstlerhaus Mousonturm -- Frankfurt, Germany

Manifesta 4:European Biennial of Contemporary Art  

The city of Frankfurt/Main is the host for the European Biennial for Contemporary Art, Manifesta 4. From spring to summer in 2002, mainly young artists living and working in Europe will show their works in Frankfurt’s museums, exhibition spaces and public spaces. Manifesta 4 is tied organizationally...
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El Museo del Barrio -- New York, United States

Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Twentieth-Century Mexican Art: :The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection   

This nationally itinerant exhibition whose only East Coast presentation will be at New York's El Museo del Barrio, features more than 100 works of art drawn from the Gelman Collection, one of the world's most significant collections of its kind. The exhibition offers a comprehensive survey of painti...
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Kammermusiksaal -- Berlin, Germany

Philharmonia Quartett:  

Schumann: String Quartet No. 2 in F major op. 41 No. 2 Witold Lutoslawski: String Quartet Verdi: String Quartet in E minor ...
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International Center of Photography -- New York, United States

Dream Street:W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Photographs  

Smith's photographs of Pittsburgh have become legendary in the history of photography. In 1955, Smith was commissioned by renowned photo editor Stefan Lorant to produce 100 photographs for Lorant's book commemorating Pittsburgh's bicentennial, Pittsburgh: Story of an American City. After quarreling ...
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Bruce Museum of Arts and Science -- Greenwich, Connecticut , United States

Sugimoto: Portraits:  

Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto's larger-than-life-size, black-and-white portraits of historical figures past and present, including Henry VIII, Napoleon Bonaparte, Fidel Castro, and Princess Diana, which are photographed against dramatically lit, black backdrops. Sugimoto isolated the wax ef...
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The Jewish Museum -- New York, United States

New York: Capital of Photography:  

"Especially familiar with problems of social identity, Jews took gutsy photographs of citizens confined to the margins of social life", notes guest curator Max Kozloff in the introduction to this engaging exhibition of over 100 photographs. Lewis Hine, Helen Levitt, Roy DeCarava, Louis Faurer, Lise...
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The Jewish Museum -- New York, United States

New York: Capital of Photography:  

"Especially familiar with problems of social identity, Jews took gutsy photographs of citizens confined to the margins of social life", notes guest curator Max Kozloff in the introduction to this engaging exhibition of over 100 photographs. Lewis Hine, Helen Levitt, Roy DeCarava, Louis Faurer, Liset...
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Emmett Robinson Theatre, Albert Simons Center -- Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Obon:Puppet Theater   

Obon, director Ping Chong’s newest piece, draws upon Japanese ghost tales from the beloved classic collection Ugetsu Monogatari as well as transcriptions from Lafacadio Hearn. The completed work will combine elegant sets and beautifully constructed puppets with video projections and original music. ...
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Harbourfront Centre -- Toronto, Canada

Compagnie Käfig :  

From the streets and major dance festivals to music videos, Compagnie Käfig is the newest beat from France's hip-hop scene. Under choreographer Mourad Merzouki, the dancers unify hip-hop and concert dance within the frame of French-Arab culture, complete with breakdance, poetry, visual art and a fus...
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National Portrait Gallery -- London, England

George Romney (1734-1802):  

The year 2002 marks the bi-centenary of the death of George Romney, one of the leading artists in Britain during the last quarter of the 18th century. At the height of his career he was more fashionable than Sir Joshua Reynolds and Thomas Gainsborough as a society portraitist including his famous st...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra:Brahms: German Requiem   

Brahms: German Requiem op. 45 ...
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Timothy Taylor Gallery -- London, England

Matthias Müller:Phantoms : Film and Photography  

Matthias Müller is a filmmaker, video artist, photographer living and working in Bielefeld, Germany. He has taken part in major film festivals worldwide, including Cannes, Venice, Berlin and Rotterdam, and international exhibitions including documenta X and Manifesta 3....
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Arts Theatre -- London, England

Theatre: Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train:  

Stephen Adly Guirgis's play about street crime, the justice system and the hard life in New York, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman with strong performances notably by Ron Cephas Jones, Nestor Serrano and John Ortiz. ...
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Cite de la musique -- Paris, France

Les Arts Florissants :Haydn  

Haydn: The Seasons, oratorio Hob.XXI/3 ...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- Humlebaek, Denmark

Lecture / Recital :by Nuria Schoenberg-Nono and Stefan Litwin, piano  

Nuria Schoenberg-Nono, Arnold Schoenberg’s daughter and widow of the Italian composer Luigi Nono is joined by pianist Stefan Litwin....
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- Humlebaek, Denmark

Emmanuel Pahud, flute:  

Mozart: Quartet in C major KV 171 (285b) Rossini: Sonata a quattro no. 6 in D W.A. Mozart: Quartet in A major KV 298 Rossini: Sonata a quattro no. 2 in A Mozart: Quartet in D major KV285 ...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- Humlebaek, Denmark

Per Kirkeby. 122x122:Paintings on Masonite  

Comprising more than 100 paintings on loan from museums and private collectors in Denmark and abroad, this exhibition will be the most comprehensive presentation of Kirkeby’s early work ever. 122x122 takes a close look at the way Kirkeby’s art expresses itself in the 1960s. The title of the exhibiti...
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Museum of Ethnography -- Budapest, Hungary

On Your Saddles! :  

An exhibition of several hundred Hungarian horse saddles. ...
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Galerie Karsten Greve -- Paris, France

Horia Damian:  

An exhibition of recent works by the Romanian-born artist Horia Damian (b. 1922). The presence of his work at the Kassel Documenta and the Biennale in Venice in the 1990's gained him a wider audience....
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Harbourfront Centre -- Toronto, Canada

Contact 2002:Toronto Photography Festival   

Toronto's 6th annual month long photography festival, in conjunction with the York Quay Centre exhibition openings. Roundabout, York Quay Gallery; Passages and the Company of Men, The PhotoPassage; Whereabouts, Case Studies.The festival also includes special events such as Carol Camper'sVoluptuar...
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Harbourfront Centre : York Quay Gallery -- Toronto, Canada

Roundabout:  

Seven photographers participated in the curatorial process by choosing the artist who would be exhibited next to them. Like links of a chain, the selection was initiated by curator Patrick Macaulay who chose David Hylnsky who chose Justin Wonnacott who chose Lorraine Gilbert who chose Susan McEacher...
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Kensington Palace -- London, England

A Century of Queens' Wedding Dresses 1840-1947:  

Five Royal wedding dresses, including those of HM Queen Elizabeth II, The Queen Mother and Queen Victoria are to be displayed at Kensington Palace as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations....
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The Elgar Birthplace Museum -- Worcester, England

Elgar and Royalty:  

From Victoria to Elizabeth II. Special exhibition on Elgar's music for royal occasions, and for Kings and Queens....
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Salmela Art Centre -- Mäntyharju , Finland

Lahti Symphony Orchestra:  

Sibelius: Karelia Suite Sibelius: The Lover Sibelius: Symphony No. 3 ...
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Weill Recital Hall -- New York, United States

Duo Scaramouche :Malvina Renault-ViËville and Filippo Antonelli, pianos  

Brahms, De Falla, Ravel, Milhaud ...
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Museu do Design -- Lisbon, Portugal

Design Museum:  

The reopening of Lisbon's Design Museum features an exhibition of new pieces dating from 1937 up to the present day including works from the Francisco Capelo collection (ceramics, silver, glass and furniture). The museum displays pieces from the French decorative tradition perpetuated during the 40’...
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Harbourfront Centre: The Photo Passage -- Toronto, Canada

Ho Tam:Passages & The Company of Men  

Toronto artist Ho Tam presents 2 bodies of work. Passagesconsists of still images of women and children filmed in the New York subway. Using the subway as a metaphor, the work explores everyday living, connecting and caring experiences as well as the passage one travels through in our turbulent worl...
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Palais du Festival -- Cannes, France

Cannes International Film Festival:  

The 55th Cannes Film Festival takes place from 15 to 26 May 2002. Woody Allen officially opens the festival with Hollywood Ending, his latest film. This year's festival pays tribute to the French Nouvelle Vague cinéaste, Alain Resnais. David Lynch, Palme d'Or in 1990 for Sailor and Lula and Prix de...
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National Gallery of Art -- Washington, D.C, United States

Alfred Stieglitz: Known and Unknown:  

Alfred Stieglitz's photographs span more than five decades from the 1880s through the 1930s. This show presents 102 of Stieglitz's photographs from the National Gallery's collection. ...
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Festival Theatre -- Niagra-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

Theatre: Detective Story:By Sidney Kingsley  

Written by Sidney Kingsley in 1949 and directed by Neil Munro, Detective Story is a story about detectives in a New York police precinct just after the Second World War---where petty criminals and innocent victims, where the almost crazy and the almost virtuous, meet by chance on a hot summer night....
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New Museum of Contemporary Art -- New York, United States

Open_Source_Art_Hack:  

A group exhibition that explores hacking practices, open source ethics, and cultural production in the Zenith Media Lounge. The exhibition and related public programs will include a performance and walking tours by the Surveillance Camera Players; an installation by Knowbotic Research; a Free Radio ...
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Concert hall, Brighton Dome -- Brighton, England

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago :  

Twenty two dancers present an exuberant, fast-moving programme of five works, showcasing Hubbard’s artistry. Marguerite Donlon: Reverse Deconstruct Harrison McEldowney: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off Trey McIntyre: Split David Parsons: The Envelope ...
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Theatre Royal -- Brighton, England

Rome and Jewels:Hip Hop, Breakdance  

Rome and Jewels is a hip-hop, breakdance version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, where inner city Philadelphia collides headlong with 16th century Verona. Shakespeare’s verse, spliced with breakneck rap. ...
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Corn Exchange -- Brighton, England

Ballet Preljocaj:Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring   

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring Le Spectre de la Rose Annonciation ...
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Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Matthew Barney :Cremaster 2   

In American artist Matthew Barney’s cycle of Cremaster films, Cremaster 2 is a gothic Western that corresponds to the phase of fetal development during which sexual division begins. Director Matthew Barney plays the part of Gary Gilmore, the film's lead role. Gilmore (who had a Latter-day Saint...
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Teatro Comunale -- Florence, Italy

Orchestre Philharmonique de Montecarlo:  

Schubert: Ouverture in C major op. 17 D 591 "in Italian style" Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on themes by C. M. von Weber Franck: Symphony in D...
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Musikverein, Großer Saal -- Vienna, Austria

Concentus Musicus Wien:Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano  

Haydn: Orlando Paladino, Hob. XXVIII:11...
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Corn Exchange -- Brighton, England

The Eddie Palmieri Orchestra :  

Rooted in Afro Latin traditions, Eddie Palmieri is an outstanding pianist, composer and band leader. Born in Spanish Harlem in 1936, he formed the legendary Conjunto La Perfecta, influenced by seminal Cuban players and jazz luminaries Art Tatum, Bill Evans and Horace Silver....
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Musikverein, Großer Saal -- Vienna, Austria

Maurizio Pollini, piano:  

Brahms, Webern, Stockhausen, Beethoven ...
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Page Auditorium -- Durham, North Carolina, United States

Paul Taylor Dance Company:American Dance Festival  

Promethean Fire (American Dance Festival-commissioned world premiere) Cloven Kingdom The Word Choreography: Paul Taylor ...
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Harbourfront Centre -- Toronto, Canada

Ritmo y Color :A Latin American Arts Festival   

A multi-disciplinary arts festival celebrating Latin American culture, Ritmo y Color features theatre, film, contemporary and folkloric dance, music and literature. ...
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New York State Theatre -- New York, United States

New York City Ballet:Jerome Robbins   

Interplay A Suite of Dances Antique Epigraphs I'm Old Fashioned Choreography: Jerome Robbins ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Maurizio Pollini, piano:  

All-Chopin Programme...
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Spoleto Festival USA -- CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, United States

Salia nï Seydou:  

Drawing on the cultural and historical traditions of African movement and their work with French choreographer Mathilde Monnier, Salia Sanon and Seydou Boro create intense theatrical works with strong narratives and social messages.Salia nï Seydou will perform Figninto, a remarkable piece recently a...
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Piazza Santa Croce -- Florence, Italy

Dance Gala in Piazza Santa Croce:Maggio Musicale Fiorentino   

Choreography: George Balanchine Stravinsky: Apollon Musagète Gershwin: "Who cares?" ...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Chicago Symphony Orchestra :Elgar  

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius Op. 38 ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York , United States

Martha Argerich, piano:Gidon Kremer, violin; Mischa Maisky, cello  

Haydn, Schumann, Shostakovitch...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Mischa Maisky, cello:Martha Argerich, piano  

Schumann, Shostakovitch, Chopin...
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Verizon Hall / Kimmel Center -- Philadelphia, United States

The Philadelphia Orchestra:Verdi: Requiem   

Verdi: Requiem ...
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St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University -- New York, United States

Gidon Kremer, violin :Bach  

Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for Unaccompanied Violin ...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Till Fellner, piano:WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln   

Max Reger: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart op. 132 Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, op. 15 ...
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Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Arditti Quartet :Münchner Philharmoniker   

Wolfgang Rihm: Concerto: Dithyrambe for String Quartet and Orchestra Mahler: Symphony No. 9...
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Stanford Shopping Center -- San Francisco, United States

Summer Jazz Sixteen :  

Part of SF JAZZ Free Outdoors, this summer’s lineup includes Latin jazz concerts, trikitixa sounds from Bilbao, tango and gypsy music, New Orleans jazz, blues, classic jazz singers and musicians, and some of the Bay Area’s up-and-coming young jazz artists. ...
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The Morgan Library -- New York, United States

A Love Affair with Line: Drawings by Al Hirschfeld:  

The exhibition comprises nearly fifty drawings and a selection of sketchbooks by Al Hirschfeld, ranging from 1927 to 2002. In addition to portraits of actors, playwrights, and directors, various depictions of theatrical scenes, designs for book illustrations, and a self-portrait are on view. Many of...
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Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Emmanuel Pahud, flute:  

Mozart: Quartet in C major KV 171 (285b) Rossini: Sonata a quattro no. 6 in D W.A. Mozart: Quartet in A major KV 298 Rossini: Sonata a quattro no. 2 in A Mozart: Quartet in D major KV285...
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Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Budapest Festival Orchestra :Bartok, Bruckner  

Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta Sz 106 Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 ...
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Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Kronos Quartet:  

Programme to be announced...
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Various Venues in Lower Manhattan -- New York, United States

First Annual Tribeca Film Festival:  

Co-founded by Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal, and sponsored by American Express, the Tribeca Film Festival will showcase world premiere and independent films. The festival categories include feature-length films, documentaries, shorts and directorial-debut feature-length films as well as educati...
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Galleria di Piazza San Marco -- Venice, Italy

Sonia Delaunay :Rhythm and Colour 1923-1934  

This exhibtion features gouaches and sketches by the French artist as well as black and white photographs of her Paris atelier. ...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

New York Philharmonic:Mahler  

Bernstein: Serenade, "after Plato's Symposium" Mahler: Symphony No. 1, "Titan ...
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

New York Philharmonic:Natalia Gutman, cello  

Schnittke: Cello Concerto No. 1 Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 ...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

Ute Lemper:  

Cabaret diva Ute Lemper is Germany’s leading music-theater singer. She is often compared to Marlene Dietrich....
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Grieghallen -- Bergen, Norway

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra:Leif Ove Andsnes, piano  

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16 Janácek: Sinfonietta...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

San Francisco Symphony :Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Baritone  

Giya Kancheli: Don't Grieve (SFS commission, world premiere) Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe ...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Piotr Anderszewski, piano :  

Bach, Szymanowski...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Jessye Norman, soprano:Mark Markham, piano  

Beethoven, Strauss, Ravel, Wolf...
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Kennedy Center -- Washington, D.C., United States

Mischa Maisky, cello:Martha Argerich, piano  

Schumann, Shostakovitch, Chopin ...
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Various venues -- Snape, England

Aldeburgh Festival :  

Composer Thomas Adès is artistic director of the Aldeburgh Festival founded by by Benjamin Britten. Although the festival is devoted laregely to modern and contemporary music, it also includes music from earlier periods. Music by Morton Feldman, Jonathan Harvey, Thomas Adès, Pierre Boulez, Elliott ...
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Musikverein, -- Vienna, Austria

Cleveland Orchestra:Gil Shaham, violin  

Witold Lutoslawski: Trauermusik, Musique funèbre in memoriam Béla Bartók for String Orchestra Béla Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2 Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op. 73 ...
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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum -- New York, United States

Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design   

An international showcase of products, architecture, and digital media that explore the role of “skin” as outer surface and structural form. ...
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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion -- Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles Philharmonic:Yefim Bronfman, Piano  

Salonen: Foreign Bodies (U.S. premiere) Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

The Philadelphia Orchestra:Maurizio Pollini, piano  

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K.595 Schmidt: Symphony No. 2 ...
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Grieghallen -- Bergen, Norway

András Schiff, piano:Bergen International Festival   

Beethoven, Bartók, J.S. Bach...
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The Masonic Lodge -- Bergen, Norway

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano:Bergen International Festival  

Grieg, Schubert, Schumann...
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Troldhaugen Villa -- Bergen, Norway

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano:Bergen International Festival  

Grieg: Selected Lyric Pieces ...
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Stadsschouwburg -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Alkestis by Euripides:Holland Festival  

Admetos, king of Pherae, has to die. Unless anyone else wants to sacrifice himself for the king. But no one wants to die, only… Admetos’ beloved wife Alkestis. Why should someone volunteer to die for someone else? That is the pressing question in Euripides’ drama Alkestis, played by the Münchner Kam...
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Bergen Cathedral -- Bergen, Norway

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin:Dresdner Kammerchor   

Zelenka: Requiem für August den Starken Bach: Lass, Fürstin, lass noch einen Strahl, BWV 198 ...
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Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik -- Bonn, Germany

Alex Katz :In Your Face  

The exhibition of the American painter Alex Katz presents, for the first time in Germany, a comprehensive selection of some 50 paintings since 1953. Alex Katz paints landscapes, figures and portraits. His figuration is characterized by speed and flatness, his main concern is style rather than psycho...
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Café Carlyle -- New York , United States

Bobby Short and His Orchestra :  

The legendary crooner of New York's Café Carlyle....
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Kölner Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

New York Philharmonic:Kurt Masur, conductor  

Bartók: Divertimento Joseph Turrin: Hemispheres (European Premiere: New York Philharmonic Commission) Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" ...
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Helsinki City Art Museum : Tennis Palace Art Museum -- Helsinki , Finland

A party in every room :  

A party in every room is about music, festivals, fooling about, flirting, meeting friends, showing off or being anxious or lonely. The 12 works in the exhibition include ten videos, most of which are displayed as installations that have been specially made for the exhibition.A Party in every room ha...
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Musée de l’Armée -- Paris, France

Saint-Cyriens: vocation and destinies:  

This exhibition marks the bicentenary of the creation of the famous French military school. On view are uniforms, swords, art objects, prestigious emblems and decorations on loan from public and private collections. ...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Maxim Vengerov, violin:Daniel Barenboim, piano  

Mozart, Schubert, Strauss...
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Martin Theatre -- Ravinia, Illinois , United States

Bobby Short:Ravinia Festival  

The legendary crooner of New York's Café Carlyle sings from the Great American Songbook. ...
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Donmar Warehouse -- London, England

Theatre: Proof:  

With the American film actress Gwyneth Paltrow in the lead role of David Auburn's play about the daughter of a mad mathematical genius, tickets will be a challenge to obtain. ...
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Musikverein -- Vienna, Austria

Cleveland Orchestra:Anton Bruckner  

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No 8 in C Minor, WAB 108...
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Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Washington, D.C., United States

Sacred Sites: Silk Road Photographs by Kenro Izu:  

Focusing on sacred Buddhist sites in western China, Ladakh, India, Mustang, Nepal and the Tibetan plateau, these richly evocative black-and-white photographs picture the arid, rugged landscapes and difficult terrain encountered by travelers along the Silk Road. Izu's subjects include monasteries, ro...
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Old Church -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Karkas by Cornelis de Bondt :Holland Festival   

The composition Karkas (1981/1983) has never been performed, because of its eccentric instrumental demands, and still has a reputation as unperformable. Alongside a large number of ‘ordinary’ instruments, the composition also demands three contrabassoons and a standard baritone saxophones, as well a...
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Beacon Theater -- New York, United States

Angelique Kidjo :  

Often referred to as the "African funk diva of world music", the Benin-born Angélique Kidjo gives a solo concert in New York as part of the JVC Jazz Festival New York City....
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Centro nazionale per le arti contemporanee -- Rome, Italy

Zaha Hadid :Works and Projects  

A selection of drawings and projects by the well-known Anglo-Iraqi architect are on view. ...
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New York State Theatre -- New York, United States

New York City Ballet:George Balanchine   

Agon La Sonnambula Who Cares? Choreography: George Balanchine ...
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Young Vic -- London, England

Theatre: Homebody / Kabul :By Tony Kushner   

Pulitzer Prize-winner Tony Kushner's play about an Englishwoman's outlandish journey to the heart of Afghanistan. ...
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SW Moody Avenue -- Portland, United States

Cirque du Soleil:DRALION  

The Cirque du Soleil pitches its tents in Portland on 12 June 2002 for their new Chinese-circus-inspired production, Dralion....
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Chicago Symphony Orchestra :Bach, Boulez, Bruckner  

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major Boulez: Notations for Orchestra I-IV, VII Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor ...
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Pavillon -- Ravinia, Illinois, United States

John Coltrane & Miles Davis Tribute:Ravinia Festival  

Herbie Hancock, piano Roy Hargrove, trumpet Michael Brecker, saxophone George Mraz, bass Willie Jones, drums ...
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Palazzo Strozzi -- Florence, Italy

The Shadow of Genius:Michelangelo and the Art of Florence from 1537 to 1631  

Some 160 objects, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, furniture, ceramic and glass works document the influence of Michelangelo over artists and craftsmen until the 17th century. ...
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Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea -- Rome, Italy

George Segal Retrospective :  

On view are some 40 works by George Segal including sculptures, oil paintings on canvas, reliefs, and works on paper....
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Various venues -- Toronto, Canada

JVC Jazz Festival 2002 Toronto:  

Seamus Blake Quartet, Kenny Garrett, Dave Young Quintet, Ira Sullivan Quartet, Cedar Walton Trio, Jackie McLean among others. ...
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National Gallery of Scotland -- Edinburgh, Scotland

Rubens: Drawing on Italy:  

This show concentrates on Rubens’ career after his early training in Antwerp, between 1600 to 1608 when he studied, copied and adapted the work of Italian artists. ...
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World Cup Stadium -- Seoul, Korea

World Cup Korea / Japan:  

The 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea / Japan™ will be held from 31 May to 30 June. A useful guide to the two countries and twenty host cities can be found at: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/worldcup News coverage of the World Cup is available at http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport3/worldcup2002/ ...
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Basilique -- Saint-Denis , France

Orchestre National de France; Ewa Podlès, mezzo-soprano:Festival de Saint-Denis   

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 ...
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Centro Cultural de Belém, -- Lisbon, Portugal

Festival of Dances in the City:  

This contemporary dance festival features over 30 different performances, two international conferences, several dance classes and workshops, projects such as "Encontros Imediatos" (Immediate Encounters) "Partituras e Paisagens" (Scores and Landscapes) and "Video Portátil" (Portable Video). ...
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San Diego Museum of Art -- San Diego, United States

Resurfacing:Four Decades of California Contemporary Art  

This is the second installment of SDMA’s ambitious survey of California contemporary art that began last spring with I-5 California: Four Decades of Contemporary Art. It features painting, sculpture, installation, and video art by over fifty artists in six thematic sections that explore movements an...
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Pesti Vigado Gallery -- Budapest, Hungary

Auer Collection :  

Some 107 photos from the collection of Michel and Michele Auer are on view. The Swiss couple is also the author of The Photographers Encyclopaedia International, which documents the work of over 1,600 photographers....
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Centro Cultural de Belém -- Lisbon, Portugal

Het Nationale Ballet:Choreographies by William Forsythe and Hans van Manen  

The performances include Duet by Wayne Eagling, Adagio Hammerklavier, Trois Gnossiennes and Live by Hans van Manen and The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude by William Forsythe. ...
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Asia Society -- New York, United States

Through Afghan Eyes :A Culture in Conflict, 1987-1992   

An exhibition of videos and photographs of Afghanistan documenting the last days of the Soviet invasion, the resulting civil war, and the post-Cold War era. Taken by Afghans, these videos and photographs show intimate views of average people carrying out their daily lives against the backdrop of an ...
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Musikverein -- Vienna, Austria

Clemencic Consort:Perotinus Magnus  

Perotinus Magnus: Music of the Late Gothic at the Cathedrale de Notre Dame de Paris ...
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Centro Cultural de Belém -- Lisbon, Portugal

Malevich and the Cinema:  

The exhibition features a presentation of Malevich's paintings and drawings and those of his Suprematist colleagues, focusing on black and white colours equivalent to contemporary Soviet films, notably those of Vertov and Eisenstein. Highlights of the show include films and a selection of post-war a...
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Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik -- Bonn, Germany

International Film Music Biennial 2002: International Prize for Film and Media Music 2002  

The main part of the programme consists of the competition for the International Prize for Film and Media Music. Concerts, round table discussions, workshops provide opportunities for representatives of the film and phono industry as well as the public to assess trends and achievements within the co...
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Tate Britain -- London, England

Lucian Freud :  

The exhibition, sponsored by UBS Warburg, brings together key works from Freud's entire career, including over one hundred and forty paintings, drawings and etchings, some new, many never before exhibited. Freud was born in Berlin in December 1922, and came to England with his family in 1933. He st...
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Centre Pompidou -- Paris, France

Josef Albers - Bauhaus 1919-1933 et Paris:  

This exhibition features work by the German artist Joseph Albers (1888-1976). A student and teacher at the Bauhaus in Weimar, Dessau and Berlin, Albers had to flee to the United States in 1933. There he taught at Black Mountain College, and later became director of the Department of Design at Yale U...
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Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik -- Bonn, Germany

International Film Music Biennial 2002:International Prize for Film and Media Music 2002  

The main part of the programme consists of the competition for the International Prize for Film and Media Music. Concerts, round table discussions, workshops provide opportunities for representatives of the film and phono industry as well as the public to assess trends and achievements within the c...
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Pavilion -- Ravinia, Illinois, United States

Eddie Palmieri Latin Big Band:  

Calle 54 Paquito D'Rivera, saxophones Bebo Valdés, piano Dave Valentin, flute Marc Walker, drums Giovanni Hidalgo, percussion Chano Dominguez, piano Blas Cordoba, Flamenco singer Tomas Moreno, Flamenco dancer Israel Suarez, Flamenco percussion Guillermo McGill, drums Eliane Ellias, piano ...
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Filene Center -- Vienna, Virginia, United States

Elvis Costello and The Imposters:Wolf Trap  

Located just outside Washington, D.C. the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts will host Elvis Costello and The Imposters Ticket Price: $34 in house $20 lawn ...
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The Joyce Theater -- New York, United States

Compagnie Käfig:  

A hip-hop troupe with French, North African, and Spanish roots-that's Compagnie Käfig, a star attraction on France's contemporary dance scene that transforms the spontaneous of street moves of American hip-hop into a more formal choreographic ...
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Balboa Park -- San Diego, United States

San Diego Museum of Art 2002 Summer Film Festival:The French Connection  

For a third year in a row, the San Diego Museum of Art presents a free summer outdoor film series in Balboa Park. This year’s festival will screen thirteen noteworthy films made by French filmmakers, films made about or in France, or that otherwise have a French "connection." The festival is offered...
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Mariinsky Theatre -- Saint Petersburg, Russia

Stars of the White Nights Festival:  

31 May - Minkus: La Bayadere 3 June - An Evening of Fokine Ballets (Petrouchka, Sheherazade, The Firebird) 5 June - Adolphe Adam: Le Corsaire 6, 28 June - Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker 9, 11, 30 June - Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake 12, 27 June - Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty 15, 22 June - Prokofiev:...
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Winspear Centr, U of A Convocation Hall -- Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Carl Czerny Music Festival :and International Symposium  

Directed by pianist Anton Kuerti, the Carl Czerny Music Festival will take place at the University of Alberta and the Winspear Centre. The festival includes 7 public concerts as well as an academic conference dedicated to the Austrian composer Carl Czerny (1791 - 1857). Occupying a unique niche in...
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Various venues -- New York, United States

JVC Jazz Festival New York City:  

Brad Mehldau, Cassandra Wilson, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette, Wynton Marsalis Septet, Kenny Barron Quartet, Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Roy Hargrove among others. ...
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Mariinsky Theatre -- Saint Petersburg, Russia

Olga Borodina Gala Concert :Valery Gergiev, conductor  

"Stars of the White Nights" Festival...
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-- Glyndebourne, England

Glyndebourne Festival Opera :  

Glyndebourne's institutional status is certainly more stable than that of the theaters receiving subsidies. Its ventures into unusual repertory or its engagement of controversial producers no longer raise quite the number of hackles or eyebrows as used to be the case. New productions this year inclu...
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Great Philharmonic Hall -- Saint Petersburg, Russia

White Nights Festival : Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre   

Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Shostakovich ...
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Staatsoper -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic:Mozart Festival  

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27, KV 595 Mozart: Requiem in D Minor, KV 626 ...
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HERE -- New York, United States

Queer At HERE:  

In celebration of Gay Pride Month, HERE presents Queer@HERE, a June festival of works by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered artists....
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Smetana Hall -- Prague, Czech Republic

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra:Prague Spring Music Festival  

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 Albert Roussel: Symphony No. 3 in G minor, Op. 42 Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2 ...
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Rudolfinum -- Prague, Czech Republic

Bohuslav Matoušek, violin:Petr Adamec , piano  

Stravinsky: Duo concertante Martinů: Sonata for violin and piano No. 3 (1944) Franck: Sonata for violin and piano in A major ...
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Rudolfinum -- Prague, Czech Republic

Fazil Say, piano:  

J.S. Bach, J.S. Bach - Busoni, Stravinsky...
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Rudolfinum -- Prague, Czech Republic

Alban Berg Quartet:  

Mozart: String Quartet in B flat major, KV 589 Wolfgang Rihm: String Quartet No. 4 Leoš Janáček: String Quartet No. 2 “Intimate Letters“ ...
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Kulturhuset -- Stockholm, Sweden

Louise Bourgeois :  

The exhibition, containing some twenty sculptures and over 200 drawings and etchings, will be presented at Kulturhuset, the Helsinki City Art Museum/Tennis Palace and the National Museum for Contemporary Art in Oslo....
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National Theatre -- Prague, Czech Republic

Tribute to Jiří Kylián:Ballet of the National Theatre  

Janáček: Sinfonietta Janáček: Return to Unknown Land Martinů: Field Mass Jiří Kylián: choreography ...
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National Theatre -- Prague, Czech Republic

Tribute to Jiří Kylián:Ballet of the National Theatre   

Return to a Strange Land Music: Leoš Janáček Choreography: Jirí Kylián Study to Blackbird Music: Rustavi Choir Choreography: Jirí Kylián Field Mass Music: Bohuslav Martinů Choreography: Jirí Kylián ...
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The Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University -- Cambridge, Massachusetts , United States

Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur:  

This traveling exhibition of Sumerian material from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology showcases 425 objects excavated at the site of Ur, the Biblical homeland of Abraham in southern Iraq. In the late 1920s, Leonard Woolley discovered a cemetery here consisting of ...
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Cathedral of St Vitus -- Prague, Czech Republic

Sylvie Bodorová: Juda Maccabeus, oratorio (world premiere):Prague Spring Music Festival  

Sylvie Bodorová: Juda Maccabeus, oratorio (world premiere) Commissioned by the Prague Spring Festival ...
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Rudolfinum -- Prague, Czech Republic

Mathias Goerne, baritone:Eric Schneider, piano  

Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, op. 25, D 795 ...
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Smetena Hall -- Prague, Czech Republic

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra:Prague Spring Music Festival  

Wolfgang Rihm: Spiegel und Fluss Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 ...
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The Corcoral Gallery of Art -- Washington, D.C., United States

Larry Rivers:Art and the Artist  

The first comprehensive international retrospective of Larry Rivers' art. Spanning five decades of Rivers' career, this exhibition features paintings, sculptures, as well as works on paper and is divided into five thematic sections: Personal History, History and Politics, the French Connection, Art ...
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Church of St Simon and St Jude -- Prague, Czech Republic

Kapralova Quartet:Schnittke and Igor Stravinsky, Part 2   

Stravinsky: Double Canon in memoriam Raoul Dufy Schnittke:String Quartet No. 4 Schnittke: String Quartet No. 2 Stravinsky: Concertino for String Quartet Schnittke: Canon in memory of Igor Stravinsky ...
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Staatsoper -- Berlin, Germany

Mozart Festival:  

Le Nozze di Figaro Don Giovanni Cosi fan tutte ...
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Smetana Hall -- Prague, Czech Republic

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra:Lukáš Vondráček, piano  

Stravinsky: Fireworks, Op. 4 Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat major, Op. 10 Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27 ...
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Palais des Beaux Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Collegium Vocale Gent:Bach: Cantatas  

J. S. Bach: Cantata "Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein", BWV 2 J. S. Bach: Cantata "Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott", BWV 129 J. S. Bach: Cantata "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort", BWV 20 J. S. Bach: Cantate "Es ist ein trotzig und verzagt Ding", BWV 176 ...
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Palais des Beaux Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano :  

Berg, Beethoven, Debussy...
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Parc Floral -- Paris, France

Paris Jazz Festival :  

It costs E1.50 to enter the park and admire the flowers. Once in, you can attend the concerts on Saturday and Sunday afternoons (4:30 p.m.) for free. They take place in a comfortable arena. Eddy Louiss, Richard Galliano, Kenny Garrett, Bojan Z, Julien Lourau, Aldo Romano, Louis Sclavis, Henri Texier...
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Various -- Barcelona, Spain

SONAR: Barcelona International Festival of Advanced Music and Multimedia :  

Latest trends on the international electronic music scene.In addition, a joint exhibition organised by the MACBA and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, on the first floor of the museum. A showcase of interdisciplinary works which combine images and electronic sounds and that have transformed the modes of...
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Palau de la Música -- Barcelona, Spain

Phiharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg:Ingo Metzmacher, conductor  

Ives: Three places in New England Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major Varese: Intégrales Beethoven: Symphony No. 8, op. 93 ...
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The Cleveland Museum of Art -- Cleveland, United States

From Paris to Provincetown:Blanche Lazzell and the Color Woodcut  

The show features 123 works, including the prints, the preparatory drawings for them, and the wood blocks from which they were printed. The prints depict village life, sailing scenes, still lifes, and abstract images. Works by Lazzell will be complemented by woodcuts executed by Provincetown artist...
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Palais des Beaux Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Ictus:"Electric Ballroom"   

Kaija Saariaho, Luca Francesconi, Alejandro Viñao, Charlemagne Palestine, Stefan Van Eycken, Fausto Romitelli ...
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Palais des Beaux Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Till Fellner, piano:  

Beethoven, Messiaen, Liszt ...
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Palais des Beaux Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Alban Berg Quartett:  

Wolf, Schumann, Bartok ...
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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus -- Epidaurus, Greece

Theatre: Bacchae by Euripides:The Royal National Theatre of England   

The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus in Greece was the most celebrated healing centre of the ancient world. For two months on week-ends during the Hellenic Festival, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is again the site of classical Greek drama. The Royal National Theatre of England will perform Eur...
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Palais des Beaux Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Zoltan Kocsis, piano:  

Beethoven, Schubert, Bartok, György Kurtag, Liszt ...
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Automobile Club de Monaco -- Monte Carlo, Monaco

Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco:Formula 1  

For many in Europe and certainly those living on the French Riviera, the Monaco Grand Prix (26 cars- 78 laps)is one of the most important sporting and social events of the season. Since the launch of the first race in 1929, the Principality has known only 14 years without a Grand Prix, namely from 1...
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The Joyce Theater -- New York, United States

Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre:  

This season, the company presents The Ravel Project, an evening of dance set to the lush scores of Maurice Ravel. The all-Ravel program includes two New York premieres--a new interpretation of Bolero and Prelude To Night, along with the company's signature work Wien and the elegant Home Front....
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Hertz Hall -- Berkeley, California, United States

Marion Verbruggen, recorder:Berkeley Festival & Exhibition   

A program of Spanish and Italian chansons by Ortiz, de Selma, Rogmoni, Dieupart, Marais, Corelli, Bach, and others. ...
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Kunsthalle Fridericianum and other galleries -- Kassel, Germany

Documenta11:  

Held every five years, the Documenta is one of the most important events for contemporary visual arts worldwide. The first Documenta, created by Kassel painter and academy professor Arnold Bode in 1955, was an unexpected success. The exhibition, which was launched as the accompanying program to the ...
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Various -- Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival :  

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is ranked alongside the most important festivals in the world, such as Cannes, Berlin and Venice. In addition to filmmakers, sales agents, distributors and the media, thousands of young people, particularly students from the Czech Republic and other count...
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Harris Concert Hall -- Aspen, Colorado, United States

Takacs Quartet :Aspen Music Festival  

Beethoven, Ravel, Brahms...
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St. John's, Smith Square -- London, England

Folias and Romanescas : Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music   

An eclectic selection of works by François Couperin, Tobias Hume, Marin Marais, Diego Ortiz and others, showing how traditional Iberian and Latin American dance styles infiltrated and enriched Baroque art music. From foot-tapping dances of the Canary Islands and Portugal to the hypnotic grandeur of ...
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The Palace of Auburn Hills -- Detroit, United States

Cirque du Soleil:QUIDAM  

From 20 June 2002 Cirque du Soleil fans in Detroit can marvel at the troupe's new European show QUIDAM....
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Prospect Park Bandshell -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

Dr. John:Celebrate Brooklyn!  

Known as New Orleans’ favorite son and the physician of voodoo funk, Dr. John, kicks off Celebrate Brooklyn! with bayou boogie and blues. ...
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Museum Ludwig -- Cologne, Germany

I promise it’s political :Theater der Welt  

I promise it’s political is an exhibition about performativity being a dividing line between fine art and theatre. Performativity examines how social conditions are always redefined by the actions of the individual. Consequently the exhibition asks which social conditions does art produce and reprod...
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Museum Ludwig -- Cologne, Germany

Matthew Barney: The Cremaster Cycle:  

The American artist Matthew Barney sees the human body as a biological instrument and a sculptural tool. In highly expressive images, he tells the stories of star football players, magicians, transvestites, master builders, and satyrs. Not least of all, the androgynous metamorphoses of his sculptura...
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Kunsthaus Zürich -- Zurich, Switzerland

Alberto Giacometti: Die neuen Räume (The New Rooms):  

Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966), the Swiss sculptor, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on 10 October 2001. He was almost fifty when he created the form of the human figure by which he is best known - tall and inconceivably thin male and female forms. With 72 sculptures, 17 paintings and 62 d...
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Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston, United States

The Poetry of Everyday Life:Dutch Painting in Boston Collections  

As the title implies, this exhibition features some sixty high-quality seventeenth-century Dutch paintings currently in private collections in Boston, Massachusetts. There are landscapes, cityscapes, church interiors, animal paintings and seascapes, portraits and genre scenes and various types of st...
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Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao -- Bilbao, Spain

Paris, Capital of the Arts 1900—1968:  

From 1900 to 1968, Paris saw itself as the world capital of the visual arts, a global magnet for artists attracted by the dynamism of the French capital and the spirit of creativity that prevailed. Beginning in 1900 with the World Fair, and ending with the street riots in 1968, the Royal Academy’s a...
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Various venues -- Cologne, Germany

Theater der Welt:  

Held in Germany and in its ninth year, the Theater der Welt (Theater of the World) is a panorama of cutting-edge international theater. This year the festival will take place for the first time in four cities in the Rheinland region: Cologne, Bonn, Düsseldorf and Duisburg. There are more than 30 pla...
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Eglise Notre Dame de la Chapelle -- Brussels, Belgium

Huelgas Ensemble:  

Costanzo Festa: Variations (excerpt from: Cento cinquantasette contrapunti) ...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- Humlebaek, Denmark

François-René Duchable, piano:  

Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Liszt ...
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Festspielhaus Baden-Baden -- Baden-Baden , Germany

Munich Philharmonic :James Levine, conductor   

R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks" Op. 28 Copland: Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor Op. 36 ...
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St. John's, Smith Square -- London, England

Cappella della Pietà de’ Turchini :Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music   

Festa Napoletana Traditional Neapolitan songs and folk dances – influenced by Sicilian and African music – interwoven with opera extracts and orchestral works by Pergolesi, Provenzale, Vinci and others. The programme shows the diverse cultural influences on Naples during the period in which it wa...
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St. John's, Smith Square -- London, England

Sulukule:Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music   

These virtuoso musicians from Istanbul trace the ancient and still living tradition of ‘café’ music associated with this most diverse of cities. From the 17th century, coffee was drunk in elaborate ceremonies to the sounds of highly refined music. When the first coffee houses appeared they were enli...
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Hyde Park -- London, England

The Prom at The Palace :The Queen's Concerts   

Produced and broadcast live by BBC television and radio across the UK and the world with giant screens in a number of regions, "The Prom at The Palace" will be a highlight for classical music fans with performances from Mstislav Rostropovich, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Thomas Allen, Roberto Alagna and...
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Hyde Park -- London, England

The UK's Musical Party:BBC Music Live  

The UK's musical party- two concerts at Buckingham Palace and events on all BBC TV and Radio services. There will be street festival in every region and nation. Jumbo screens in 10 city centres. On 3 June: "The Party at the Palace" will bring together the top names in rock and pop music from Br...
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Buckingham Palace -- London, England

Royal Treasures:A Golden Jubilee Celebration   

This exhibition opens in the redeveloped Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace and illustrates the individual tastes of monarchs and other members of the royal family who have shaped this important art collection. The show features 450 works selected from across the entire breadth of the Royal Colle...
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Hampton Court Palace -- London, England

Bryn Terfel & Guests:Hampton Court Palace Festival   

Bryn Terfel is joined by the Mexican tenor Ramón Vargas and Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans. ...
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Hampton Court Palace -- London, England

Bryn Terfel & Guests:Hampton Court Palace Festival   

Bryn Terfel is joined by the Mexican tenor Ramón Vargas and Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans. ...
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Oude Kerk -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

World Press Photo 2001 Exhibition Tour :  

The 200 photographs in the exhibition are all award-winners in the 44th annual World Press Photo Contest. An international jury of experts made their selection from the work entered by 3,938 photojournalists from 122 countries in this prestigious annual contest....
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Memminger Auditorium -- Charleston, South Carolina , United States

Three Tales by Steve Reich and Beryl Korot :Spoleto Festival USA  

Three Tales, a documentary video opera by Steve Reich and his collaborator video artist Beryl Korot, takes as its starting point three significant events of the 20th century, posing crucial questions about the growth of technology and its implications....
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Harbourfront Centre -- Toronto, Canada

Femi Kuti Concert:  

Afro-beat superstar, Femi Kuti is the undisputed inheritor of the genius of his father, Nigerian Afro-beat star Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Like that of his father’s, Femi’s musical commentary echos the plight of the Nigerian people yet he continues to express his own musical style. In 1999, he stepped ont...
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Spoleto Festival USA -- Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Dance Theatre of Harlem:  

Dance Theatre of Harlem presents a programme at the Spoleto Festival USA...
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Retretti Art Centre -- Punkaharju, Finland

Russian Masters Across 5 Centuries:  

The unique exhibition depicting the life and work of Christ comes from the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg. The earliest works are gems of 16th century iconic art while the most recent date from the post social-realism period. Some of the paintings on exhibitions were hidden for decades in de...
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Teatro Real -- Madrid, Spain

Staatskapelle Berlin :  

Brahms: German Requiem...
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SITE Santa Fe -- Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

Gary Simmons:  

Curated by Thelma Golden of the Studio Museum in Harlem, Gary Simmons surveys the artist's work of the past seven years, and presents approximately 35 drawings, photographs, sculptures, and videos. Gary Simmons also includes two major new works made especially for the traveling exhibition - a sculp...
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Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian -- Lisbon, Portugal

Concentus Musicus Wien :Cecilia Bartoli, soprano   

Haydn: Orlando Paladino, Hob.XXVIII.11 (opera in concert version)...
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Teatro Real -- Madrid, Spain

Staatskapelle Berlin :  

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 ...
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Spoleto Festival USA -- CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, United States

Compagnie Käfig:Spoleto Festival USA   

A hip-hop troupe with French, North African, and Spanish roots-that's Compagnie Käfig, a star attraction on France's contemporary dance scene that transforms the spontaneous of street moves of American hip-hop into a more formal choreographic language. ...
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SITE Santa Fe -- Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

John F. Simon, Jr.:  

John F. Simon, Jr. is interested in the way our culture is increasingly involved with software-driven products and machines. In his work he explores how the software age affects our creative processes, particularly how we manipulate the information we receive from a computer program and what we do w...
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Harris Concert Hall -- Aspen, Colorado , United States

Takacs Quartet :Aspen Music Festival  

Beethoven, Britten, Smetena...
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-- Garsington, England

Garsington:  

Attempts to emulate Glyndebourne have been many, but Garsington looks to be establishing itself in the elite category of those that have succeeded. Young singers are given the chance to display their talents or try out new roles, while the repertory is fascinating. ...
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Baltimore Museum of Art -- Baltimore, United States

Cézanne and the Transformed Landscape :  

Cézanne's Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibémus Quarry is one of four works that show the evolution of Cézanne's landscape painting technique, which revolutionized the genre. The exhibition includes the four paintings by Cezanne from the 1880s and 1890s. Also on view are 35 French masterpieces ...
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -- San Francisco , United States

YES YOKO ONO :  

The exhibition features approximately 150 works from the 1960s to the present, with a focus on her early period, and includes objects and installations; language works, such as instruction pieces and scores; film and video; music; and performance art...
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Hertz Hall -- Berkeley, Calirfornia, United States

Capriccio Stravagante: La Récréation en Musique :Berkeley Festival & Exhibition   

Skip Sempé and his musicians in a programme of works by Leclair, Rameau, Lambert, d'Anglebert, Lully and de Monteclair....
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Salle Pleyel -- Paris, France

Krystian Zimerman, piano:  

Recital programme to be announced....
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Teatro di San Carlo -- Naples, Italy

Munich Philharmonic :  

R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op. 28 Copland: Clarinet Concerto Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor op. 36 ...
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Pavilion -- Ravinia, Illinois , United States

Miriam Makeba ; Albita:Ravinia Festival  

World music diva Makeba blends R&B, jazz and African music into an original style known as "Marabi." She shares a programme with Albita whose music is steeped in the Afro-Cuban tradition. ...
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Miami Art Museum -- Miami, United States

Ultrabaroque:Aspects of Post- Latin American Art  

UltraBaroque focuses on a critical re-reading of the Baroque in Latin America and its use by contemporary artists as an important cultural metaphor. It addresses the problematic history of the baroque, in particular its relationship to the experience and legacy of colonization, and examines the impa...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Lauryn Hill :  

After five Grammy awards in the same year, Lauryn Hill makes her JVC Jazz Festival New York City debut at Carnegie Hall. ...
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Various -- New York, United States

New York City Gay and Lesbian Pride :  

On the next to last Sunday in June, Bryant Park on 42nd Street and Avenue of the Americas provides the City's gay and lesbian community with an easily accessible setting to kick off Pride Week. THE 33RD ANNUAL GAY AND LESBIAN PRIDE MARCH 5th Ave and 52nd St to Christopher and Greenwich Sts. Sun...
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Musée d'Art Americain, Giverny -- Giverny, France

Jasper Johns: Prints from Four Decades :  

This installation focuses on his printmaking, with works from 1960 through 2000. Included are a selection of two iconic motifs Johns has used throughout his career, numerals and alphabets, as well as such classic Johnsian images as targets, maps, flags, ale cans, and the seasons. ...
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St. John's, Smith Square -- London, England

Hespèrion XXI:Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music   

Tears of the Muses: music for voice and viols – including consorts, songs, arias and dances by Byrd, Caccini, Dowland, Holborne and Purcell – interwoven with the traditional music that inspired so much of it. ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Lauryn Hill :  

After five Grammy awards in the same year, Lauryn Hill makes her JVC Jazz Festival New York City debut at Carnegie Hall. ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

London Symphony Orchestra:Mahler  

Mahler: Symphony No 3...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Murray Perahia, piano :  

Schubert, Beethoven...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Nelson Freire, piano :  

J.S.Bach, Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Chopin ...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Alfred Brendel, piano:  

Mozart, Schubert, Brahms...
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Cité de la musique: Salle des concerts -- Paris, France

Les Arts Florissants:  

Haydn: The Seasons oratorio Hob.XXI Libretto by Baron van Swieten adapted from James Thompson ...
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Salle Pleyel -- Paris, France

Orchestre de Paris:Henri Dutilleux  

Henri Dutilleux: Timbres, Espace, Mouvement Henri Dutilleux: Tout un monde lointain Henri Dutilleux: Cello Concerto Henri Dutilleux: L'arbre des songes Henri Dutilleux: Violin Concerto Henri Dutilleux: Métaboles ...
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Teatro Real -- Madrid, Spain

Festival de Verano:Wagner, R. Strauss, Puccini  

Wagner: Tannhäuser Richard Strauss: Elektra Puccini: Madama Butterfly...
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Helsinki City Art Museum: Tennis Palace -- Helsinki , Finland

Cuba :With eyes ot stone and water  

This is an exhibition of current Cuban Contemporary Art through the work of three Cuban artists and two artist groups, who all live and work permanently in Cuba. The exhibition includes videos and installations, such as a forest of antennas hanging upside down from the ceiling, a swimming pool, a co...
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

New York Philharmonic :Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin  

Bartók: Divertimento Joseph Turrin: Hemispheres (World Premiere: New York Philharmonic Commission) Beethoven: Violin Concerto ...
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Hampton Court Palace -- London, England

Royal Fanfare:Hampton Court Palace Festival   

To mark The Queen's Golden Jubilee, this concert is a celebration of music composed throughout the ages for Royal occasions, including Elgar's Pomp & Circumstance, Walton's Crown Imperial and Handel's Zadok the Priest...
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Schirn Kunsthalle -- Frankfurt, Germany

The Mysteries of the Celts of Glauberg :  

The sensational finds at the Glauberg in the southern Wetterau region – north-east of Frankfurt – have been a focus of attention among scholars and laymen alike since their discovery in the early 1990s. The magnificently furnished princes’ graves, the shrine and the ”Processional Road” flanked by de...
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Légion d'Honneur -- Saint-Denis, France

Piotr Anderszewski, piano:Festival de Saint-Denis   

Bach, Kreneck, Beethoven ...
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First Congregational Church -- Berkeley, California, United States

Capriccio Stravagante; Chanticleer:Berkeley Festival & Exhibition   

Skip Sempé and Capriccio Stravagante join forces with Chanticleer for a special program music from 16th and 17th-century Spain. The programme features works by Antonio de Cabezón, Luys Milán, Juan del Encina, and Cristóbal de Morales, as well as those by Flemings Josquin des Pres and Cipriano de Ror...
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Tech Museum of Innovation -- San Jose, California, United States

Imagination Playground:  

The interactives in Imagination Playground are designed to stretch your mind and give you new ways to play creatively with technology and to challenge you to assess the value of high tech play. The exhibition areas include Play Path , Glow Stones, Sneaks and Spies, Toy Tech Room, Toy Boxes, Bug Pupp...
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Cité de la musique: Salle des concerts -- Paris, France

Maurizio Pollini, piano:  

Programme to be announced...
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Pavilion -- Ravinia, Illinois , United States

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones ; Nickel Creek:Ravinia Festival  

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones with special guest Nickel Creek....
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Cité de la musique: Salle des concerts -- Paris, France

Maurizio Pollini, piano :  

Recital programme to be announced...
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Alice Tully Hall -- New York, United States

Laurie Anderson: Happiness:  

New York Premiere. A new solo work. Conceived and performed by Laurie Anderson....
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New York State Theater -- New York , United States

New York City Ballet:A Midsummer Night's Dream  

A Midsummer Night's Dream Choreography: George Balanchine Music: Felix Mendelssohn...
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Alice Tully Hall -- New York, United States

Laurie Anderson: Happiness:  

New York Premiere. A new solo work. Conceived and performed by Laurie Anderson....
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LaGuardia Concert Hall -- New York, United States

Maghreb-Mashreq: East-West Alchemy: Hamza El Din, Yair Dalal, and Ensemble Al Ol:Lincoln Center Festival  

Hailed as the father of modern Nubian music, Egyptian-born master oud player Hamza El Din unites the rich rhythmic vocal and drum aesthetic of his homeland with Arabic classical music, forging a new musical genre in the process. His legendary recording "Escalay: The Water Wheel" has become a classic...
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Alice Tully Hall -- New York, United States

Laurie Anderson: Happiness:  

New York Premiere. A new solo work. Conceived and performed by Laurie Anderson....
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Festspielhaus Baden-Baden -- Baden-Baden, Germany

New York Philharmonic :Kurt Masur, conductor   

Bernstein: Serenade for Violin, String Orchestra, Harp & Percussion Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major "Titan" ...
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Retretti Art Centre -- Punkaharju, Finland

Visions of Nature:  

This exhibition presents landscape paintings by French masters of the late 19th and early 20th century. The exhibition is organised in co-operation with the Petit Palais, Paris and depicts the relationship between man and nature, the fascination of light and an Italian journey. Artists include Gusta...
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Doris Duke Studio Theatre -- Becket, Massachusetts, United States

Salia nï Seydou :Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival  

Salia Sanou and Seydou Boro, from Burkina Faso, Africa, are contemporary dancers. Figninto (The Blind Man) is accompanied by percussion and African violin. ...
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Metropolitan Opera House -- New York, United States

Kirov Ballet: Jewels:Lincoln Center Festival  

From the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg Music: Faure (Emeralds), Stravinsky (Rubies), and Tchaikovsky (Diamonds) Choreography: Balanchine Staging: Karin von Aroldingen, Sara Leland, Elyse Borne, and Sean Lavery. ...
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Stefaniensaal -- Graz, Austria

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano :Styriarte Festival  

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, op. 73 ...
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Phoenix Art Museum -- Phoenix , United States

The Art of Giving Art: Gifts from Edward Jacobson:  

The Art of Giving Art includes approximately 40 works given by Jacobson to the museum - including paintings, drawings and sculpture by such artists as Jean Baptiste Carpeaux, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Isamu Noguchi, Peter Max, Isabel Bishop, Louis Lozowick, Larry Rivers, Fri...
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Filene Center -- Vienna, Virginia, United States

The Temptations; The Four Tops:Wolf Trap  

Motown stars in concert with their greatest hits and songs from their latest albums....
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Filene Center -- Vienna, Virginia, United States

Judy Collins' Wildflower Festival:Wolf Trap  

Judy Collins, Natalie MacMaster, John Gorka and Very Special Guest Arlo Guthrie ...
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Prospect Park Bandshell -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

Palladium Mambo Dance Party: Machito Orchestra:Alfredo   

Legendary Afro-Cuban trumpeter Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros celebrates 50 years with NYC’s finest Mambo orchestras along with Cuban guitarist Nelson Gonzalez. ...
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Hollywood Bowl -- Los Angeles, United States

Global Divas: Lauryn Hill, The Mahotella Queens, Mariza:  

Five-time Grammy winner, vocalist Lauryn Hill plays acoustic; South Africa’s Mahotella Queens bring vocals and dance; and fado singer Mariza opens the show. ...
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Ted Shawn Theatre -- Becket, Massachusetts, United States

Ronald K. Brown:Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival  

Ronald K. Brown’s choreography is known for its physical and spiritual power, which combines African and contemporary movement into something completely new. Out the Dark’s second section, inspired by the spiritual dances of Cuba and set to Cuban music, receives its world premiere at the Pillow. ...
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Prospect Park Bandshell -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

Ely Guerra :  

Mexican artist Ely Guerra shares a programme with Si*Sé, and Jumbo....
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Pavilion -- Ravinia, Illinois , United States

Celia Cruz:Ravinia Festival  

Salsa star Celia Cruz has recorded over 70 albums, won a Grammy and received a Hollywood star. Her latest album, Siempre Vivire (Surviving Always) is a tribute to the late Tito Puente ...
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Hollywood Bowl -- Los Angeles, United States

Femi Kuti :  

Femi Kuti in a Afro-Beat programme with dancers...
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Prospect Park Bandshell -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

African Festival:Femi Kuti & Positive Force / Hakmoun / Rokia Traoré / Coco Sukali / Wunmi  

All-day African Festival with artists from Nigeria, Mali and Morocco. The day begins with a traditional African marketplace with food, clothing and crafts. In addition the festival includes Nigeria’s Femi Kuti, Mali’s young diva Rokia Traoré, Moroccan fusion of Hassan Hakmoun, Congolese soukous of C...
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Prospect Park Bandshell -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

Kreyol Festival :Tabou Combo, Boukman Eksperyans, Zin, Emeline Michel   

All-day Kreyol Festival celebrating Haitian Konpa music and culture. ...
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Odeon of Herodes Atticus -- Athens, Greece

Hamburg Ballet:Choreography: John Neumeier  

Messiah Choreography: John Neumeier...
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Haus der Kunst -- Munich, Germany

Central European Avant-Gardes:Exchange and Transformation, 1910–1930   

The exhibition examines the cross-fertilization among the artistic avant-garde movements in Belgrade, Berlin, Bucharest, Budapest, Prague, Vienna, Warsaw, and other cities, during the evolution of modernism between 1910 and 1930. In Central Europe the social milieu of artists and intelligentsia—what...
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Pavilion -- Ravinia, Illinois , United States

Jethro Tull:Ravinia Festival  

Their classic hits include "Aqualung," "Warchild," "Living in the Past" and "Songs from the Wood." ...
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Odeon of Herodes Atticus -- Athens, Greece

Bolshoi Ballet:Athens Festival  

Spartacus Giselle...
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Hollywood Bowl -- Los Angeles, United States

Hugh Masekela, Eddie Palmieri:  

Hugh Masekela and Eddie Palmieri — with complete bands....
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Pavilion -- Ravinia, Illinois , United States

Keb' Mo' ; Dar Williams:  

Three time Grammy winner Keb' Mo' in concert with Dar Williams...
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Stefaniensaal -- Graz, Austria

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano :Styriarte Festival  

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in C Major, "Große C Dur", D 944 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, op. 58 ...
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Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Vilar Pavilion -- Vail, Colorado , United States

Agnes Letestu and Jose Martinez :Vail International Dance Festival   

From Paris With Love. Paris Opera Ballet "Etoiles" Agnes Letestu and Jose Martinez are part of a special Paris Opera Ballet Ensemble comprised of fourteen individually selected artists, all soloist caliber. The group will perform much-loved classical works including excerpts from Raymonda, La Bayade...
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Filene Center -- Vienna, Virginia , United States

Aretha Franklin:Wolf Trap  

Aretha Franklin sings music from her new album. The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is located just outside Washington, D.C....
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Regent's Park -- London, England

Oh What A Lovely War by Joan Littlewood :The Open Air Theatre  

Joan Littlewood's classic of modern theatre is a lively, biting satire of the First World War, told through songs and original material from the time. From a seaside show at the end of the pier, the Master of Ceremonies leads a colourful cast through a series of entertaining and often touching scene...
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Buckingham Palace -- London, England

Golden Jubilee Year's Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace :  

During the 50 years of her reign, The Queen has travelled further than any monarch in history, circling the globe several times. Accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, Her Majesty has made 76 State Visits abroad and 149 visits to Commonwealth countries. During the same period she has received 75 fo...
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Asia Society -- New York, United States

Ta'ziyeh: Performing Iran's Living Epic Tradition:Lincoln Center Festival  

Through lectures, demonstrations, and discussions, this multidisciplinary symposium explores the performing traditions and transformations of Ta'ziyeh in its social, political, and religious context. Participants include director Mohammad Ghaffari, Ta'ziyeh scholars William Beeman of Brown Universit...
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Regent's Park -- London, England

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare:Open Air Theatre  

Set in the heat of a post-war Italian summer, this passionate production fuses flowering sexuality with the devastating consequences of long-buried hatred. Dominic Hill, director Free ...
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Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse -- New York, United States

Ta'ziyeh: An Introduction:Lincoln Center Festival  

Noted Ta'ziyeh scholars provide an overview of the only form of indigenous music drama in the Islamic world and offer further insights into the three Ta'ziyehs being presented at this year's Lincoln Center Festival....
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Prospect Park Bandshell -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

Boricua Festival:Kevin Ceballo, Manny Oquendo  

All day Boricua Festival ending the night with salsa sensation....
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Kunstmuseum Basel -- Basel, Switzerland

Painting on the Move :A Century of Contemporary Painting (1900–2000)  

The proposition of this three-part exhibition is that painting remains of highest importance even after the end of Modernism. The exhibition aims to reveal the density, dynamics and drama of painterly excursions into the world and painterly inventions of the world from the beginning of the 20th cen...
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Museum für Gegenwartskunst Basel -- Basel, Switzerland

Painting on the Move:There Is No Final Picture – Painting after 1968  

Part II of Painting on the Move deals with the myth of the demise of painting, the allegation that it is antiquated and even reactionary. Robert Ryman, Andy Warhol, Sigmar Polke, Daniel Buren, Jörg Immendorff, Olivier Mosset, On Kawara, Gerhard Richter, John Armleder, Herbert Brandl, Raoul de Keyser...
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Kunsthalle Basel -- Basel, Switzerland

Painting on the Move:After Reality – Realism and Current Painting   

Part III of Painting on the Move deals with the rivalry between painting and photography.T he exhibition in the Kunsthalle shows current positions of 23 artists, who explore photography and the electronic images generated by new media, including Chuck Close, Tim Gardner, Antje Majewski, Lucie McKenz...
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Galleria dell'Accademia -- Florence, Italy

Venus and Love:Michelangelo and the new ideal of beauty  

This exhibition, laid out at the feet of the David, is the first to examine Michelangelo’s new ideal of female beauty. At its center is the Venus and Cupid (Florence, Galleria dell’Accademia), painted by Pontormo following the full-scale drawing by Michelangelo. This work also serves as the point o...
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Stefaniensaal -- Graz, Austria

Concentus Musicus Wien :Styriarte Festival   

Mozart: Divertimento in D for Oboe, Strings and Horns, KV 251 Mozart: Divertimento in D for Strings and Horns, KV 334 Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F, KV 370 ...
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Martin Theatre -- Ravinia, Illinois , United States

Beaux Arts Trio:Ravinia Festival  

Rachmaninoff: Trio élégiaque in D Minor, Op. 9 Schubert: Piano Trio Op. 100 ...
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Seiji Ozawa Hall -- Lenox, Massachusetts , United States

Matthias Goerne, baritone ; Eric Schneider, piano:Tanglewood   

Schubert: Winterreise ...
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Schloss Eggenberg -- Graz, Austria

Quatuor Mosaïques :  

Haydn: String Quartets op. 20 (15 July) Beethoven: String Quartet op. 132 (16 July) Schubert: String Quartet in G, D 887 (16 July) ...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- Humlebaek, Denmark

Pål Eide, piano:  

Grieg, Chopin, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff...
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Minoritensaal -- Graz, Austria

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano:Styriarte Festival  

Messiaen: Vingt regards sur l’enfant Jésus (1944)...
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Seiji Ozawa Hall -- Lenox, Massachusetts , United States

Jessye Norman, soprano:Tanglewood  

Programme to be announced....
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Franziskanerkirche -- Graz, Austria

Hespèrion XXI:Jordi Savall, director   

Works by Byrd, Gibbons, Purcell and others....
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Page Auditorium -- Durham, North Carolina, United States

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan:American Dance Festival  

Songs of the Wanderers, a spiritual journey based on Herman Hesse's Siddhartha ...
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The Olympic Museum -- Lausanne, Switzerland

Homo Luden:Games in the Museo Del Prado collections  

Referred to as Homo sapiens and Homo faber, man has also been described as Homo ludens, thus placing his ability to play and have fun on the same level as his ability to think, understand and create. Through some 30 works of art - paintings, drawings and sculptures - from Museo del Prado, the Homo...
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Pavilion -- Ravinia, Illinois , United States

Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone:Ravinia Festival  

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (“Songs of a Wayfarer”) Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major (with Blumine movement) ...
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Filene Center -- Vienna, Virginia, United States

Evelyn Glennie, percussion:National Symphony Orchestra  

Works by Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Peter Maxwell Davis, Diego Masson. ...
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Hollywood Bowl -- Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles Philharmonic:Beethoven: Symphony No. 9  

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 2 (“To October”) Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, "Choral" ...
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Pavilion -- Ravinia, Illinois , United States

Chicago Symphony Orchestra:Ravinia Festival  

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63 Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme in A Major, Op. 33 Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 ...
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Hollywood Bowl -- Los Angeles , United States

Los Angeles Philharmonic:Yefim Bronfman, piano  

Debussy: Ibéria Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 1 Prokofiev: Suite from "Romeo and Juliet" ...
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Church of St.Vitus -- Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Evening of Black Spirituals:Morgan State University Choir, USA  

Evening of Black Spirituals...
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Stefaniensaal -- Graz, Austria

Il Giardino Armonico:Styriarte Festival   

Händel: La Resurrezione ...
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Various -- Salzburg, Austria

Salzburger Festspiele :Salzburg Festival  

Whether one loves it or hates it, the summer Salzburg Festival remains one of the most important events in classical music. Ever since the hotly contested mandate of Gérard Mortier, the festival has opened up to artists and repertoire often neglected in the past. Ticket and hotel reservations are bo...
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The Olympic Museum -- Lausanne, Switzerland

From Sport to Fashion:  

This exhibition looks at these two worlds from different angles: historical comparisons, haute-couture houses and their interpretation of sporting vocabulary, but also fashion itself, which makes it mark in the sports arena just as sports equipment suppliers create things for city wear. Fashion d...
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Wolf Trap: Filene Center -- Vienna, Virginia, United States

Ute Lemper, vocalist :National Symphony Orchestra  

Cabaret singer Ute Lemper sings a programme: From Berlin to Broadway: Kurt Weill & Friends ...
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Martin Theatre -- Ravinia, Illinois, United States

Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone:Christoph Eschenbach, piano  

Schubert: Winterreise, D. 911 ...
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Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Vilar Pavilion -- Vail, Colorado, United States

DANCE CUBA!:Vail International Dance Festival  

The combination of Flamenco form and Afro-Cuba rhythms with the spatial elegance of 19th century classical dance is truly unique. Composed exclusively of young vibrant female dancers, the Company's work weaves a mixture of passions and emotions with Hispanic rhythms, Cuban music and an excellent ens...
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Théâtre de l'Archevêché -- Aix-en-Provence , France

Les Arts Florissants:Festival d'Aix-en-Provence   

Haydn: The Seasons (Die Jahreszeiten), Hob. XXI : 3 ...
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Various venues -- Lucerne, Switzerland

Festival International de Lucerne :  

The Lucerne Festival is a bit like certain old banking houses: valeurs sures. Programming is rarely cutting edge, but the quality is always top drawer. The Berlin Philharmonic, The Met Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orch...
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Ted Shawn Theatre -- Becket, Massachusetts, United States

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan:Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival  

Taiwan’s premier contemporary company makes its Pillow debut with Songs of the Wanderers, a spiritual journey based on Herman Hesse's Siddhartha. ...
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Metropolitan Opera House -- New York, United States

Kirov Ballet: La Bayadère:Lincoln Center Festival  

North American premiere of a newly-restored production of Marius Petipa's 1900 version of La Bayadere....
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Metropolitan Opera House -- New York, United States

Kirov Ballet: Don Quixote:Lincoln Center Festival  

From the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg Music: Minkus. Libretto: Petipa Choreography: Gorsky, Anissimova, and Lopoukhov based on the choreographic idea by Petipa....
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Domaine du Grand Saint-Jean -- Aix-en-Provence , France

La Tragédie d’Hamlet :Festival d'Aix-en-Provence   

La Tragédie d’Hamlet Tragédie de W. Shakespeare Adaptation de Peter Brook Texte français de Jean-Claude Carrière et Marie-Hélène Estienne Mise en scène: Peter Brook ...
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Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Vilar Pavilion -- Vail, Colorado, United States

Paul Mitchell International Evenings of Dance:Vail International Dance Festival  

This summer's roster of artists performing in these gala performances will include Colin Dunne and Ccoleen Farrell, former stars of Riverdance and Dancing on Dangerous Ground; Chan Han Goh and Geon Van der Wyst, dramatic principals with National Ballet of Canada; Luigi Bonino, international guest ar...
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Various -- Istanbul, Turkey

International Istanbul Music Festival:  

The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, Les Arts Florissants, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Musica, Bang On A Can All-Stars , Kudsi Ergüner and his Ensemble, the Violins of the Berlin Philharmonic, Arditti Quartet,İdil Biret, Academy of Ancient Music, Kiri Te Kanawa, ...
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Palau de la Música -- Barcelona, Spain

Matthias Goerne, baritone:Eric Schneider, piano  

Schubert: Die Winterreise ...
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Damrosch Park Tent -- New York, United States

Ta'ziyeh of Hor:Mohammad Ghaffari, director  

Lincoln Center Festival 2002 presents the first authentic performances in North America of Ta’ziyeh (or "mourning"), the only indigenous form of music drama in the Islamic world. Incorporating artistic forms from pre-Islamic Persia, Ta’ziyeh is a blend of opera and theater that is performed in the r...
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LaGuardia Concert Hall -- New York, United States

Maghreb-Mashreq: East-West Alchemy: Souad Massi and Dikla:Lincoln Center Festival  

North American Debuts. Algerian-born Souad Massi and Israeli vocalist Dikla. ...
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Juilliard Theater -- New York, United States

New Juilliard Ensemble:Lincoln Center Festival  

Guo Wenjing: She XI Bright Sheng: Two Poems from the Sung Dynasty Bright Sheng String Quartet No. 3 Guo Wenjing: Concertino for Cello and Ensemble Free. Tickets required ...
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LaGuardia Concert Hall -- New York, United States

Maghreb-Mashreq: East-West Alchemy: Rachid Taha and B'net Marrakech:Lincoln Center Festival  

North American Debuts. Rachid Taha melds Western and Arabic musical elements to create a melange of electric rock and trance-like grooves. His latest CD, "Made in Medina", has Taha's trademark vocals and rock-and-rai rhythms. B'net Marrakech ("Women of Marrakech") are descendants of the desert Berbe...
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Teatro Piccolo Arsenale -- Venice, Italy

New Music Commissions for the Venice Biennale:United Berlin  

Music by Giuseppe Soccio, Ivan Vandor, Mauro Lanza, Oscar Strasnoy ...
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Museo del Prado -- Madrid, Spain

Drawings of European Masters in Portuguese Collections:  

This exhibition features some 80, little known and scarcely studied, drawings by European masters belonging to public and private Portuguese collections. It spans a period from the end of the fifteenth century up to 1800 and consists of five sections: two of them devoted to the Italian school, one t...
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The Tower of London -- London, England

The Tower of London Golden Jubilee Events:  

The Castle and The Crown Exhbiition, with rarely-seen painting, artefacts and documents. Attack the Tower! Techniques needed to attack and defend a medieval castle are recreated. Medieval Military, exhibition showing the fearsome weapons of the Middle Ages. Knight in Armour, Armed Combat an...
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New York State Theater -- New York, United States

Merce Cunningham: 50 Years of Forward Motion:  

These performances launch the COmpany's 50th anniversary, which continues into autumn 2003. This engagement features the following works: Pictures Music: David Behrman Loose Time Music: Christian Wolff Decor and costumes: Terry Winters How to Pass, Kick, Fall, and Run (soundscape performe...
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Koussevitzky Music Shed -- Lenox, Massachusetts, United States

New York Philharmonic:Tanglewood   

Brahms: Double Concerto Mahler: Symphony No. 1 ...
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LaGuardia Concert Hall -- New York, United States

Maghreb-Mashreq: East-West Alchemy: Hamza El Din, Yair Dalal, and Ensemble Al Ol:Lincoln Center Festival  

Hailed as the father of modern Nubian music, Egyptian-born master oud player Hamza El Din unites the rich rhythmic vocal and drum aesthetic of his homeland with Arabic classical music, forging a new musical genre in the process. His legendary recording "Escalay: The Water Wheel" has become a classic...
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various -- Antwerp, Belgium

Flanders Festival Antwerp:  

This festival is devoted to early music by John Bull (1562/63-1628)and other masters of English polyphony. Jos van Immerseel and Cappella Anima Eterna, Gustav Leonhardt, Montserrat Figueras & Hespèrion XXI, Huelgas Ensemble, The Parley of Instruments, Cardinall's Musick, Charivari Agréable are som...
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Basilique -- Saint-Denis, France

Orchestre National de France:Festival de Saint-Denis  

Wagner: Parsifal (excerpts) Arvo Pärt: Como anhela la cierva (French premiere) ...
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Museum Kunst Palast -- Düsseldorf, Germany

The Drawings of Pier Francesco Mola :  

The exhibition takes visitors to the sensually charged Rome of the High Baroque. Pier Francesco Mola, working as a painter of frescoes and panel paintings for the powerful prince-bishops and patrons of the seventeenth century, develops his virtuosity to its fullest in his drawings. In the forty or s...
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Walter Reade Theater -- New York, United States

New York Video Festival:  

Music videos, websites and digital works. Presented by The Film Society of Lincoln Center....
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Teatro alle Tese -- Venice, Italy

Big Bang Circus :Piccola storia dell'universo  

Claudio Ambrosini: Big Bang Circus - Piccola storia dell'universo Libretto by Sandro Cappelletto and Claudio Ambrosini Production of La Biennale di Venezia, Fondazione Teatro Lirico "G. Verdi" di Trieste in collaboration with Compagnie Le Grain-Bordeaux ...
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(45) 49 19 07 19 -- Humlebaek, Denmark

Tel-Aviv Piano Trio:  

Paul Ben-Chaim, Jonathan Keren, Ernest Chausson...
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Koussevitzky Music Shed -- Lenox, Massachusetts , United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra:Karita Mattila, soprano  

Beethoven: Scene and aria, "Ah, perfido" Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 Sibelius: Luonnotar, for soprano and orchestra Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 ...
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -- San Francisco , United States

Willem de Kooning :Tracing the Figure  

The show features images of women produced by de Kooning between 1938 and 1955. The sixty-plus assembled works on paper demonstrate de Kooning’s persistent preoccupation with the female form and the important role that form plays in his oeuvre. ...
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Koninklijk Theater Carre -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bacchants :Holland Festival  

Composer Paul Koek and director Johan Simons travelled to Syria where they collaborated with composer Nouri Iskandar on this musical production of the play by Euripides. ...
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Palazzo Ducale -- Martina Franca, Italy

Festival della Valle d'Itria:  

One of Italy's more enterprising festivals in terms of repertory, this year's edition gives us Meyerbeer’s "Huguenots", a Paisiello double bill and a Rossini pastiche, "Robert Bruce"....
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Clark Studio Theater -- New York, United States

Rezo Gabriadze: The Battle of Stalingrad:Lincoln Center Festival  

Acclaimed film and theater director Rezo Gabriadze brings his moving world of puppet theater from the Republic of Georgia to Lincoln Center Festival 2002 with the performances of The Battle of Stalingrad and Autumn of Our Springtime. ...
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Drottningholms Slottsteater -- Drottningholm, Sweden

Drottningholm:  

Another enchanted location, the restored 18th century theater with the uncomfortable seats is a unique experience. This year's festival features Handel’s "Tamerlano", "Zauberflöte" and a true rarity, DuPuy’s "Youth and Folly". ...
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Tiroler Landestheater -- Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck Festival:  

Another early music summer capital is the city of Innsbruck, where René Jacobs holds sway. Not only is he conducting a concert performance of Handel’s "Jephtha", the production of Rinaldo that premiered at Montpellier will also be performed....
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Adrian:American Glamour  

Retrospective exhibition devoted to the American Hollywood fashion designer Gilbert Adrian (1903 - 1959) who dressed Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Garland and Joan Crawford for the screen. The show features Adrian’s costumes, sketches and photographs from the MGM period as well...
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Ted Shawn Theatre -- Becket, Massachusetts, United States

Lyon Opera Ballet:Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival  

The program features Australian choreographer Meryl Tankard's Bolero set to the famous Ravel score, and British choreographer Russell Maliphant's Critical Mass. ...
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-- Savonlinna , Finland

Savonlinna Opera Festival:  

Savonlinna's unusual setting is one of the major attractions of this festival, along with a repertory which combines the unusual, old favorites and creations. ...
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Skyline Stage at Navy Pier -- Chicago, United States

JVC Jazz Festival - Chicago:  

Dave Koz & Friends, Norman Brown & Brian Culbertson with special guest James Ingram, Average White Band. ...
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Koninklijk Theater Carre -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Three Tales by Steve Reich & Beryl Korot :Holland Festival   

Composer Steve Reich and video-artist Beryl Korot used three twentieth century technology breakthroughs: crash of the Zeppelin Hindenburg in 1937, the atomic tests on the Bikini atoll in 1946 and the cloned sheep Dolly in 1997, as starting points for their digital video-opera. Three Tales is a co...
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KIT Tropenmuseum Lighthal -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meg Stuart / Damaged Goods:Holland Festival  

Meg Stuart's latest work Alibi was created in Zurich. For two hours, the seven performers evoke very extreme situations. Alibi is a study of inner suffering manifesting itself in explosions of violence....
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Old Church -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Blood by Cornelis de Bondt:Holland Festival   

Blood (1998/2002), a work by Dutch composer Cornelis de Bondt in three parts, is about victims of concentration camps during the Second World War and especially about the consequences for their descendants. The trilogy is a combination of music and video. The musical part of Blood consists of a fram...
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Teatro Rossini -- Pesaro, Italy

Rossini Opera Festival:  

The Rossini Festival has its ups and downs, depending on the weather, the cancellations of singers, the claques, but it does its best to come up with at least one novelty each year, two this year: "L’Equivoco Stravagante" and "La Pietra del Paragone". "Il Turco in Italia" is this year’s nod to famil...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Thomas Eakins (1844-1916):An American Realist  

Major retrospective of the Philadelphia artist Thomas Eakins (1844 - 1916). The show features over 60 major oil paintings, as well as watercolors, drawings, sculptures, and 120 photographs by the artist and his circle, including his famous athletic scenes and portraits.Trained in Paris by Bonnat and...
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Het Muziektheater -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Holland Festival:  

This year’s Holland Festival offers "Turandot", with a new ending concocted by Luciano Berio. Riccardo Chailly and the Concertgebouw Orchestra are added attractions for these performances. ...
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Various venues -- Montpellier, France

Festival de Radio France & Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon:  

This year’s Festival de Radio France & Montpellier is full of rarities: concert performances of "La Donna del Lago" and the world premiere of Offenbach’s "Rheinnixen", staged performances of Handel’s "Rinaldo" (René Jacobs, Vivica Genaux), and a semi-staged performance of Kodaly’s "Hary Janos". ...
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Staatsoper -- Berlin, Germany

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater:  

Grace Choreography : Ronald K. Brown Here... Now Choreography : Judith Jamison Commissioned by the 2202 Olympic Arts Festival Revelations Choreography : Alvin Ailey ...
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The Alice Busch Opera Theater -- Cooperstown, United States

Glimmerglass Opera:  

A relative newcomer, Glimmerglass Opera has the wherewithal to engage some of the brighter talents of the day, offer a showcase to some of the younger singers and share productions (often of dubious quality) with the New York City Opera, with which it shares its director. An interesting mix of works...
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Teatro Piccolo Arsenale -- Venice, Italy

Ex Novo Ensemble:New Music Commissions for the Venice Biennale  

Works by Helmut Oehring, Giulio Castagnoli, Alessandro Lucchetti, Atli Ingolfsson, Sonia Bo ...
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Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung -- Munich, Germany

Madame de Pompadour and the Arts:  

How many books have been written about Madame de Pompadour (1721-1764), her rise at court, her political role and her influence during the reign of Louis XV, without really trying to understand the woman herself and her personal tastes? By bringing together, for the first time, almost all the portra...
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Filene Center -- Vienna, Virginia, United States

Dance Theatre of Harlem:Wolf Trap  

Dance Theatre of Harlem presents a programme at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, located just outside Washington, D.C...
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Masquerade Hall, Castle Český Krumlov -- Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Tallich Chamber Orchestra:  

Telemann, Mozart, J. S. Bach...
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Westminster Abbey -- London, England

Westminster Abbey Choir:St. James's Baroque Players  

Handel: Alexander’s Feast...
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-- Aix-en-Provence, France

Festival International d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence:  

Although trendiness is the watchword here, this year offers the customary mix of creation, adaptations ("Cunning Little Vixen") and a few repeats ("Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria", "Don Giovanni"). A potentially major event could be the creation of Peter Eötvös’s second opera, "Le Balcon", based on the ...
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Teatro Romano -- Spoleto, Italy

Nederlands Dans Theater:Spoleto Festival  

The Dutch company will perform on 28, 29, 30 June 2002....
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Masonic Auditorium -- San Francisco, United States

Wynton Marsalis Septet:  

Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis won the Pulitzer Prize (for his Blood on the Fields oratorio); and served as the artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. ...
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Basilique Notre-Dame and Hospices Salle des Pôvres . -- Beaune, France

Festival de Beaune:  

As always, Beaune has succeeded in gathering most of the specialists in baroque music to give us an update on the current situation, and as usual Anne Blanchard has a few surprises up her sleeve. ...
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum -- New York, United States

Moving Pictures:  

Moving Pictures is an exhibition of approximately 150 works by 55 contemporary artists working in photography, film, and video. The exhibition focuses on the extensive use of reproducible mediums in the art of the last decade, proposing that this phenomenon has its roots in the late 1960s and 1970s,...
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Hult Center for the Performing Arts; University of Oregon School of Music -- Eugene, Oregon, United States

Oregon Bach Festival :  

This year's festival features the American Premiere of Tan Dun's Water Passion After Saint Matthew, recitals by Thomas Quasthoff and Ingeborg Danz, and festival director Helmut Rilling conducting Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Bruckner's Te Deum and Credo by Krzysztof Penderecki among other concert perform...
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Ted Shawn Theatre -- Becket, Massachusetts, United States

MOMIX:Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival  

Moses Pendleton (co-founder of Pilobolus), presents MOMIX in the work Passion. Set to music by Peter Gabriel, Passion ...
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Fort Adams State Park -- Newport, Rhode Island, United States

JVC Jazz Festival Newport:  

Tony Bennett, Cos of Good Music Conducted by Bill Cosby, Dave Holland Quintet, Oleta Adams, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Yerba Buena, Isaac Hayes, Sex Mob, Arturo Sandoval and others. ...
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Masonic Auditorium -- San Francisco, United States

Directions in Music:SFJAZZ  

Concert with “Directions in Music,” the all-star band formed by Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, and Roy Hargrove....
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Louisiana Superdome -- New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Essence Music Festival:  

Al Green, Luther Vandross, Alicia Keys, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley, Mary J. Blige, Babyface, Brian McKnight, Tom Joyner & the Morning Show Crew and others. ...
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Festspielhaus -- Bayreuth, Germany

Richard Wagner Festspiele:  

Lots of surprises this year, with new singers for the "Ring". A new production of "Tannhaüser" should prove entertaining in a staging by Philippe Arlaud....
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Various venues -- Edinburgh , Scotland

Edinburgh International Festival:  

A model festival, where you can attend concerts and performances several times a day, as well as partake of the fringe. Most of the operas will be given in concert, but the selection is amazing....
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater -- San Francisco, United States

Esbjörn Svensson Trio (EST):Bugge Wesseltoft  

Their recent CD Good Morning Susie Soho was named Album of the Year by British magazine Jazzwise, and Svensson himself has been called “The Future of Jazz Piano” by Germany's Der Spiegel....
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Embarcadero Center -- San Francisco, United States

Embarcadero Center Summer Jazz Series:  

Part of SF JAZZ Free Outdoors, this summer’s lineup includes Latin jazz concerts, trikitixa sounds from Bilbao, tango and gypsy music, New Orleans jazz, blues, classic jazz singers and musicians, and some of the Bay Area’s up-and-coming young jazz artists. ...
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Hampton Coliseum -- Hampton, Virginia, United States

Hampton Jazz Festival:  

Patti Labelle, O'Jays, Maze, Frankie Beverly, Fourplay, The Gap Band among others. ...
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Saratoga Performing Arts Center -- Saratoga Springs, New York, United States

The Philadelphia Orchestra, Charles Dutoit, conductor:  

Yo-Yo Ma, Sarah Chang, Kathleen Battle, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Gil Shaham, Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, Vadim Repin, Evelyn Glennie are among the artists in concert with Charles Dutoit and The Philadelphia Orchestra. ...
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Saratoga Performing Arts Center -- Saratoga Springs, New York, United States

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival:  

Natalie Cole Wynton Marsalis Septet FourPlay Cassandra Wilson Roy Haynes Quartet Angelique Kidjo Directions in Music: The Music of Miles Davis and John Coltrane featuring Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker and Roy Hargrove Regina Carter Quintet Dave Holland Quintet and others. ...
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Various venues -- Pittsburgh, United States

Pittsburgh's 16th Mellon Jazz Festival :  

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Various venues -- Philadelphia, United States

Philadelphia's 17th Mellon Jazz Festival:  

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Herbst Theatre -- San Francisco, United States

Richard Galliano, solo:Enrico Rava Quintet  

Player and composer, Richard Galliano — a Frenchman of Italian descent — is considered by some to be the most influential accordionist in the world today since Astor Piazzola. He has worked with jazz giants such as Chet Baker, Ron Carter, Jan Garbarek, and Joe Zawinul, among others....
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Großes Festspielhaus -- Salzburg, Austria

Salzburger Festspiele:Salzburg Festival  

This year's festival, the first under Peter Ruzicka, runs the gamut from Mozart to Lachenmann by way of Richard Strauss. New productions include "Don Giovanni", Zemlinsky’s "König Kandaules", "Turandot", "Die Liebe der Danaë", as well as concert performances of Gounod’s "Roméo et Juliette" and Rossi...
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-- Santa Fe, New Mexico , United States

Santa Fe Opera Festival:  

The Santa Fe Opera is challenging its audiences this year, although the repertoire is typical: Mozart’s "Clemenza di Tito", "Evgeny Onegin", with "L’Italiana in Algeria" and "Traviata" to comfort the traditionalists. Watch out, however, for "L’Amour de Loin", in the same production that has already ...
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Musée national Message Biblique - Marc Chagall -- Nice, France

The Della Robbia Family:Enamelled Terracotta Sculptures from the Italian Renaissance  

The Della Robbia family was a family of sculptors who lived and worked in Florence in the time of the Medicis. The family made its name by developing enamelled terracotta as a sculptural medium, and long enjoyed a monopoly of the process. Many churches and monuments in Tuscany and Umbria still have ...
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Amphithéâtre de Lanaudière -- Joliette, Québec, Canada

Hopkinson Smith, lute:Festival international de Lanaudière  

Since the mid 1980s, Hopkinson Smith (b. 1946, New York) has focused principally on solo music for early plucked instruments. These include the vihuela, Renaissance lute, theorbo, Renaissance and baroque guitars and the baroque lute. ...
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Square de la Pinède -- Antibes - Juan-les-Pins, France

Jazz à Juan:  

Marcus Millier, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Joe Cocker, Didier Lockwood Trio, Jean-Michel Pilc Trio, Maraca, Keith Jarrett, Omara Portuondo & Big Band, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette, Lucky Peterson and others....
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Netherlands Congress Centre -- The Hague, Netherlands

North Sea Jazz Festival :  

A wide-ranging European festival that features traditional New Orleans jazz, swing, bebop, hardbop, free jazz, fusion, jazz-rock, blues, gospel, funk, soul, hiphop, jazzdance and drum 'n bass. Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock, Andy Bey and the All Star Trio with Danilo Perez, Christian McBride & Br...
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Stefaniensaal -- Graz, Austria

Il Giardino Armonico:Händel: La Resurrezione  

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-- Vitoria-Gasteiz , Spain

Festival de Jazz de Vitoria Gasteiz Airtel:  

The Golden Gate Quartet, Jan Garbarek, Mingus Big Band, Roy Haynes, "Directions in Music" Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker & Roy Hargrove, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Dave Holland & Al Foster, Archie Shepp, Rabih Abou-Khalil among others ...
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Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium -- Brevard, North Carolina , United States

Deborah Voigt, soprano:Brevard Music Festival  

Arias by Verdi and Weber; final scene from Strauss' Salome Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade A work by Composer-in-Residence Dan Locklair...
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Hollywood Bowl -- Los Angeles, United States

Playboy Jazz Festival:  

Wynton Marsalis, Etta James & the Roots Band, Arturo Sandoval, Joe Lovano's Street Band "Viva Caruso", The Charles Mingus 80th Birthday Tribute Big Band, Maraca, Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker and Roy Hargrove "Directions in Music: In Celebration of Miles Davis & John Coltrane", Keb' Mo', The Cou...
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Various Venues -- Vienna, Austria

Jazz Festival Vienna:  

Charles Lloyd, John Abercrombie, Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Roy Hargrove, Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul & Zawinul Syndicate, Taj Mahal, Tri Continental, Koop, DJs Jazzanova and others....
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Usine C -- Montréal, Canada

Zulu Time:  

The Montréal JAzz Festival, Robert Lepage and Peter Gabriel in association with Usine C present ZULU TIME, a cabaret for airports, staged by Robert Lepage. ...
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Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier de la Place des Arts -- Montréal, Canada

Lauryn Hill:  

After five Grammy awards in the same year, Lauryn Hill is in a solo concert at the Montreal Jazz Festival. ...
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various venues -- Copenhagen , Denmark

Copenhagen Jazz Festival:  

The Copenhagen Jazz Festival presents more than 600 concerts throughout the day and evening in open-air concerts, cafes and major venues throughout the city. Many of the performances are free. The program of 2002 offers all styles of jazz. Genuine Cuban salsa rhythms, traditional jazz, big band soun...
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Munch Museum -- Oslo, Norway

Summer Exhibition :Major works from the collection   

The Munch Museum opened in 1963 and houses the collection of approximately 1000 paintings, 4500 drawings and 18 000 prints of the Norwegian artist. The Summer Exhibition at the Munch Museum consists of a display of major works from the collection including paintings, prints and water colours. The ca...
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Various Venues -- New York, United States

New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival:  

Of particular interest in this year's festival programme is director Stanley Kwan's film Lan Yu, a love story about a young country boy newly arrived in Beijing to study architecture and the successful head of a fast-growing trading company who prefers men to women. The film is adapted from the und...
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Teatro Isabel La Católica -- Granada , Spain

Uri Caine:Granada International Festival of Music and Dance  

Uri Caine, piano Ensemble instrumental ...
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The Venue -- London, England

Theatre: Taboo:Music and lyrics by Boy George  

Boy George's new musical Taboo brings to life the New Romantic Movement and club culture of the 1980s; its fashion and pop culture, sexual ambiguity, the political domination of Margaret Thatcher, riots in Brixton and Toxteth, mass unemployment and one of the worst recessions Britain has ever seen...
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Various venues -- San Francisco , United States

San Francisco Black Film Festival:  

A total of 65 feature films, documentaries and shorts from the United States, Africa and Cuba will be screened at four different venues. The festival also includes worshops and panel discussions. ...
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P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center -- Long Island City, New York , United States

Warm Up 2002:  

Now in its fifth year, Warm Up brings together music and visual arts with performances by local and international DJs and bands. Opening 6 July, Warm Up 2002 will be held for 9 weeks, each Saturday afternoon through 31 August from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission is $6.00. This year’s music series is org...
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Various venues -- Perugia, Italy

Umbria Jazz 2002:  

Two weeks of Jazz non stop amidst the Etruscan and Roman ruins, gothic cathedral and fourteenth century churches of Perugia. The combination of music, architecture, food, and ambience and taking all those into account, this is probably the best Jazz Festival in Europe. Monk Fellows Septet, Miriam Ma...
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Arènes et Jardins de Cimiez -- Nice, France

Youssou N'dour:  

Senegalese super star Youssou N'dour in concert on the French Riviera at the Nice Jazz Festival....
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Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Matthew Barney :Cremaster 3   

The last of Matthew Barney’s cycle of Cremaster films will have its European premiere on 4 June 2002 at the Philharmonie in Cologne. The Museum Ludwig will show the entire cycle in its Cinemathek and also exhibit numerous sculptures, installations, photographs and drawings by Matthew Barney in his r...
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Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris -- Paris, France

Bertrand Lavier :  

Major solo exhibtion devoted to the work of the French artist Bertrand Lavier (b. 1949). Since the early seventies, Bertrand Lavier has been developing a polymorphous work encompassing painting and sculpture blurring their codes and definitions : painting can become sculpture, sculpture can become p...
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Metropolitan Opera House -- New York, United States

American Ballet Theatre:  

La fille mal gardée: 31 May - 6 June Le Corsaire: 17 - 22 June Giselle: 24 - 29 June Swan Lake: 1 - 6 July ...
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-- Washington, D.C., United States

The Phillips Collection :  

A visit to the American capital should always include an afternoon at The Phillips Collection, opened in 1921 in the home of Duncan Phillips (1886-1966), collector and patron. Renoir's masterpiece Luncheon of the Boating Party hangs here, along with other outstanding Impressionist paintings by van G...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- Humlebaek, Denmark

Stanislaw Drzewiecki, piano:  

Schubert, Chopin...
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Museum of Contemporary Art -- Chicago, United States

Andreas Gursky:  

First on view at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in the spring of 2001, this United States retrospective of the work of contemporary German artist Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) presents some forty works surveying his achievement from 1984 to the present. Gursky’s world of the 1990s is big, high-tech, ...
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Letzigrund Stadium -- Zurich, Switzerland

Weltklasse:IAAF Golden League Athletics  

One of the International Amateur Athletic Federation's(IAAF) seven European summer meets in track and field. According to the IAAF, "there exists one vision which unites all participating athletes: to win their discipline at five of the seven IAAF Golden League Meetings and claim a share of the IAAF...
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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus -- Epidaurus, Greece

Theatre: Lysistrata by Aristophanes :  

The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus in Greece was the most celebrated healing centre of the ancient world. For two months on week-ends during the Hellenic Festival, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is again the site of classical Greek drama. The "Diadromi" Theatre will perform Lysistrata by Ari...
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Österreichische Galerie Belvedere -- Vienna, Austria

Figurative-abstract Paintings in Austria:  

An exhibition drawn from the Permanent Collection of the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere ...
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Odeon of Herodes Atticus -- Athens, Greece

Opera Gala -José Cura:Athens Festival  

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Palazzo Celestini -- Lecce, Italy

Elvis Costello and The Imposters:  

Singer and composer Elvis Costello on tour....
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various venues -- Marseille , France

Festival de Marseille :  

Including Daniel Larrieu and "Cenizas", National Ballet of Lyon, Sasha Waltz with "Zwelland", and Carlotta Ikeda. ...
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Eighteenth Street Lounge -- Washington, D.C., United States

Eighteenth Street Lounge :  

Riding on the success of its record label ESL Music and Thievery Corporation, the Washington, D.C. club has become a hot address for downtempo. Eighteenth Street Lounge was founded in April 1995 by Farid Ali, Abdul Jewayni, and Eric Hilton. Prior to opening ESL, Farid and Eric had been producing war...
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Clark Art Institute -- Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States

Gustav Klimt: Landscapes:  

This exhibition, the first devoted exclusively to Klimt’s landscapes, surveys the development of his style and highlights his favorite subjects, including the orchards, woods, gardens, and villas around the Attersee in western Austria....
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San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum -- San Francisco , United States

With a Song in His Heart: :A Celebration of Richard Rodgers  

The exhibition traces Rodgers’ life and career through photos, programs, sheet music, posters, set designs, scores, audio and video material, and other memorabilia. ...
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Beleveder Reale -- Caserta, Italy

Elvis Costello and The Imposters:  

Elvis Costello and The Imposters on tour....
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Parco di Monte Claro -- Cagliari, Italy

Elvis Costello and The Imposters:  

Elvis Costello and The Imposters on tour....
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Various -- Salzburg, Austria

Salzburger Festspiele :Salzburg Festival  

The summer Salzburg Festival is not only about opera and concerts, but for those who understand German there is also an important drama programme. This year's festival features Peter Turrini's Da Ponte in Santa Fe commissioned by the Salzburg Festival, directed by Claus Peymann and performed by the ...
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Metropolitan Opera House -- New York, United States

Kirov Ballet: Swan Lake :Lincoln Center Festival  

From the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg Music: Tchaikovsky Choreography: Petipa and Ivanov Production: Sergeyev...
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Arènes et Jardins de Cimiez -- Nice, France

Angélique Kidjo:  

Often referred to as the "African funk diva of world music", the Benin-born Angélique Kidjo gives a solo concert on the French Riviera as part of the Nice Jazz Festival. ...
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Museum Ludwig -- Cologne, Germany

Matthew Barney :The Cremaster Cycle   

In 1994 the American artist Matthew Barney (b. 1967, San Francisco) began his 5-part series of Cremaster films. Alone the numbering of the parts - 4 (1994), 1 (1995), 5 (1997), 2 (1999), 3 (2002) - is already a contradiction of the serial principle. Cremaster is the name of the muscle that raises or...
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Casa -Museu Verdades de Faría -- Estoril, Portugal

Hopkinson Smith, lute :Festival de Estoril  

Since the mid 1980s, Hopkinson Smith (b. 1946, New York) has focused principally on solo music for early plucked instruments. These include the vihuela, Renaissance lute, theorbo, Renaissance and baroque guitars and the baroque lute. ...
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Pfarrkirche Stainz -- Graz, Austria

Cecilia Bartoli :Styriarte Festival   

Haydn: Heiligmesse, Hob. XXII:10 Mozart: Lauretanische Litanei, KV 195 ...
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Rijksmuseum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Golden Land of Aelbert Cuyp :Paintings and Drawings  

The final destination after Washington, D.C. and London, the first-ever international loan exhibition devoted to the masterpieces of Dutch artist Aelbert Cuyp (1620-1691)arrives at the Rijksmuseum. The show consists of approximately 45 paintings and an equal number of drawings that survey the achiev...
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Palazzo Strozzi -- Florence, Italy

The Medici, Michelangelo, and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence :  

This major international exhibition of approximately 180 paintings, sculptures, graphics, porcelain, tapestries, costumes, and other works of art provides a detailed survey of the art and culture of Florence between 1537, the election of Cosimo I de’Medici as Duke of Tuscany, and 1631, the death of ...
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Various -- Istanbul, Turkey

International Istanbul Jazz Festival:  

Forty concerts in nine venues, including an open-air theater that holds 4,000 people, the ancient Esma Sultan Yalisi residence on the Bosphorus, the Maidens Tower on a small island in the Bosphorus and theaters and clubs around the city. Unique programmation, with Turkish musicians jamming late in c...
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Museum of Cycladic Art -- Athens, Greece

Weaving Greek Myths:  

Eight large tapestries, among the masterpieces of the French textile industry of the 17th and the 18th centuries are on loan from the collections of the Petit Palais in Paris. Inspired by Greek myth and history, the iconography of the tapestries is based on prototypes designed by French and Flemish ...
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Various venues -- San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastian Jazz Festival:  

In the Spanish Basque Country; concerts on the Plaza de la Trinidad, at the Kursaal Concert Center and at the Green Stage on Zurriola Beach: Chick Corea, Nils Petter Molvaer, Bill Wyman, McCoy Tyner, James Brown, Dave Douglas, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carla Bley and David Murray Big Bands....
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Hamburger Kunsthalle -- Hamburg, Germany

Oskar Kokoschka:Early Portraits From Vienna and Berlin, 1909 - 1914  

After the excellent presentation at the Neue Galerie New York which included a series of lectures, documentary films, chamber music and cabaret performances, the show arrives in Hamburg. The loan exhibition features more than 70 paintings and works on paper by the Austrian Expressionist artist Oskar...
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Segerstrom Hall -- Costa Mesa, California, United States

Aterballetto:A Midsummer Night's Dream  

A Midsummer Night's Dream Choreography: Mauro Bigonzetti Music: Elvis Costello ...
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The British Museum -- London, England

Queen of Sheba: Treasures From Ancient Yemen:  

The story behind the legend will be revealed through everyday objects from the kingdom of Yemen ranging from contemporary and Renaissance paintings representing the Queen of Sheba's visit to the court of Solomon to rare gold jewellery, bronze statues of the early kings of Sheba, a unique bronze alta...
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Various venues -- Berchidda, Italy

Time in Jazz:  

The festival's director, the trumpeter Paolo Fresu, was born and lives in this off-the-beaten-path town in northern Sardinia, and there is a family feeling about it. Concerts also take place in neighboring villages and chapels: Han Bennink, Uri Caine, Gianfranco Cabiddu, "Reunion Flamenca" with the ...
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P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center -- Long Island City, New York, United States

Mexico City:An Exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values  

An exhibition of contemporary art emerging from Mexico City, the show includes sculpture, photography, film, video, music, and performance. Eduardo Abaroa, Francis Alÿs, Carlos Amorales, Gustavo Artigas, Miguel Calderón, Minerva Cuevas, Jose Davila, Ivan Edeza, Cristina Faesler, Jonathan Hernández, ...
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Page Auditorium -- Durham, North Carolina, United States

Trisha Brown Dance Company:American Dance Festival  

Programme to be announced...
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American Folk Art Museum -- New York, United States

American Anthem Part II:Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum  

The exhibition takes a fresh look at aspects of America's cultural heritage through the museum's permanent collection and includes major new acquisitions donated in honor of the opening of the new building. The show includes paintings, watercolours, furniture, quilts, sculpture, and pottery. About ...
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American Folk Art Museum -- New York, United States

American Anthem Part II:Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum  

The exhibition takes a fresh look at aspects of America's cultural heritage through the museum's permanent collection and includes major new acquisitions donated in honor of the opening of the new building. The show includes paintings, watercolours, furniture, quilts, sculpture, and pottery. About ...
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The Art Institute of Chicago -- Chicago, United States

Gerhard Richter:40 Years of Painting  

First seen this past spring at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition is the first full-scale survey of the paintings of the influential German artist ever mounted in America. The show presents some 200 paintings, prints, drawings, and photographs from every phase of Richter’s career, f...
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The Menil Collection -- Houston, United States

Old Master Drawings: Selections from The Menil Collection:  

This exhibition features a selection of works on paper dating from the 16th – 18th centuries and focuses on works by Parmigianino, Rembrandt, Giulio Romano, and Federico Zuccaro. Organized around themes, including mythology, religion, landscape, and anatomy, the show offers fresh insight into The Me...
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Delacorte Theater -- New York, United States

Theatre: Twelfth Night :Shakespeare in Central Park   

Shakespeare’s comedy of mistaken identity, gender, and misdirected sexual desire. Twins Sebastian and Viola are separated in a shipwreck. He's presumed drowned, and she finds refuge in the court of lovesick Duke Orsino by masquerading as a boy. A frightful mess ensues when the Duke dispatches Viola-...
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The Cleveland Museum of Art -- Cleveland , United States

Mísia :The Passion Songs of Portugal  

Acclaimed throughout Europe for her heart throbbing renditions of the Portuguese passion songs, fado....
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Kennedy Center: Eisenhower Theater -- Washington, D.C., United States

Theatre: Merrily We Roll Along :Sondheim Celebration  

Sondheim’s musical adaptation of the unheralded Kaufman and Hart play transforms the story of three successful people looking back on their lost friendship. Part of a festival of Stephen Sondheim musicals in new Kennedy Center productions....
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The Morgan Library -- New York, United States

David to Cézanne:Nineteenth-Century French Drawings   

Over one hundred drawings from the Morgan as well as private collections are on view. Starting with a few drawings by eighteenth-century artists, such as David, Girodet, Guérin, and Prud'hon whose work anticipates the major trends of nineteenth-century French art, the show continues with drawings by...
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Asia Society and Museum -- New York, United States

Asian American International Film Festival :  

Over 100 features, documentaries, shorts and videos, many of them world and New York premieres. Highlights include NY Pick 5, the favorite Asian American flicks chosen by movie lovers from David Henry Hwang to Martin Scorsese; retrospective screenings; the second annual screenplay competition; panel...
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Musée national des Arts asiatiques-Guimet -- Paris, France

Paths of Ink :20th Century Chinese Painting by T'ang Haywen   

An exhibition of the paintings of the Chinese artist T’ang Haywen who has spent most of his life in France. T’ang arrived in France in 1948 to study medecine, but instead chose to become a painter. Extremely gifted he was noticed and exhibited his first works in galleries in Paris’ Latin Quarter. Du...
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Bard College -- Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, United States

Bard Music Festival:Mahler and His World  

Two hours north of New York City, the 12-programme Bard Music Festival over two weekends of concerts, lectures, and panel discussions aims to explore Mahler’s music in the context of his contemporaries, his connection to his Jewish identity, his personal life and relationship with his wife, Alma. Mu...
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The British Museum -- London, England

Bruegel to Rembrandt :Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection Organized by the Fogg Art Museum  

This exhibition presents around 110 works from the world's outstanding private collection of Dutch 17th century drawings. Maida and George Abrams, a couple from Boston, Massachusetts, have assembled their collection during a period of more than forty years. The exhibition opens with a few Flemish dr...
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Dorothy Chandler Pavillion -- Los Angeles, United States

American Ballet Theater:  

Le Corsaire...
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Scuderie del Quirinale -- Rome, Italy

Diamonds:  

Thousands of diamonds are on view in this exhibition devoted to the natural history, discovery and artistic treatment of diamonds over the last 1000 years. The show features diamonds in the raw, paintings, and in a special crypt encased in 60 ultra-high-security display cases, several crown jewel co...
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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus -- Epidaurus, Greece

Birds by Aristophanes:Aristophanes Theatre Organization  

The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus in Greece was the most celebrated healing centre of the ancient world. For two months on week-ends during the Hellenic Festival, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is again the site of classical Greek drama. The Aristophanes Theatre Organization will perform Ari...
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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus -- Epidaurus, Greece

Theatre: Bacchae by Euripides ; Oedipus Rex by Sophocles:Epidaurus Festival   

The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus in Greece was the most celebrated healing centre of the ancient world. For two months on week-ends during the Hellenic Festival, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is again the site of classical Greek drama. ...
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-- Ramatuelle, France

Jazz à Ramatuelle:  

A minifestival in a star-studded village north of St. Tropez: Joe Lovano, Baptiste Trotignon, Diane Reeves with Stefano Di Battista, Ann Ducros with Sarah Morrow and Bireli Lagrene....
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Centro Cultural de Belém -- Lisbon, Portugal

Doc Lisboa :International Festival of Documentary Cinema  

This is the first edition of DocLisboa, International Festival of Documentary Cinema. The festival features dozens of film premieres, retrospectives and a meeting place for directors, producers, actors and people from television and other cinema festivals. ...
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Walter Reade Theater -- New York, United States

Jean Gabin: Everybody's Star:  

A 17-film retrospective of the legendary French star Gabin virtually defined pre-war French cinema in such definitive classics as Renoir's The Lower Depths, La Bête humaine and Grand Illusion, Marcel Carné's Port of Shadows and Le Jour se lève, Julien Duvivier's Pépé le Moko, and Jean Grémillon's...
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Clark Art Institute -- Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States

Josef Hoffmann: Home of the Wittgensteins :  

The architect and designer Josef Hoffmann (1870 - 1956) and the Wiener Werkstätte are synonymous with the decorative arts revival that occurred in Vienna around 1900. Among Hoffmann’s earliest supporters were the families of Karl and Paul Wittgenstein, two of Austria’s wealthiest industrialists. Thi...
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-- New York, United States

Lincoln Center Festival:  

Once again, the Lincoln Center Festival tries to rival some of what goes on in European centers with intellectual pretension of the highest order. Does anyone really want to see Stephen Sondheim’s praiseworthy Pacific Overtures in Japanese, with English surtitles. Then there is Bright Sheng’s Silver...
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New York State Theater -- New York, United States

Mark Morris Dance Group :Beyond the Messiah  

Beyond the Messiah: Handel's L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato...
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The Venetian Theater -- Katonah, New York, United States

Richard Goode, piano:Caramoor International Music Festival   

Mozart, Debussy, Beethoven, Schubert ...
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -- Washington, D.C., United States

Directions—Ron Mueck:  

Featuring four startlingly realistic, out-of-scale figures by the Australian-born, London-based Ron Mueck (b. 1958), this exhibition is the artist’s first museum solo show and marks the return of the popular Untitled (Big Man) (2000) from the Hirshhorn’s permanent collection. Also on view are sculp...
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Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium -- Brevard, North Carolina, United States

Abbey Simon, piano:Brevard Music Festival  

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 Mahler: Symphony No. 4 ...
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Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles -- Brussels, Belgium

Al Ayre Español:  

Antonio Literes: Acis y Galatea, zarzuela ...
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Ewing Manor -- Bloomington, Illinois, United States

Illinois Shakespeare Festival 2002:  

A Midsummer Night's Dream Romeo and Juliet Merchant of Venice ...
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Apollo Victoria Theatre -- London, England

Theatre: Bombay Dreams :  

Andrew Lloyed Webber's venture into the world of "Bollywood". For fans of this genre, A.R. Rahman's muscial score is a draw....
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Various venues -- Atlanta, United States

National Black Arts Festival :  

Since the National Black Arts Festival’s inception in 1988, NBAF has featured over 25,000 artists of African descent. Recently made into an annual event, over 5 million people have come from all over the world to enjoy the 10 day marketplace of arts and entertainment. Highlights from this year's fe...
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Kennedy Center: Eisenhower Theater -- Washington, D.C., United States

Theatre: Passion:Sondheim Celebration  

He is a handsome soldier; she is homely and ailing. The turbulent relationship between Giorgio and Fosca may seem impossible, but it proves to be all-consuming in this 1994 Tony winner for Best Musical. Part of a festival of Stephen Sondheim musicals in new Kennedy Center productions. ...
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Kunstsammlung NRW -- Düsseldorf, Germany

Surrealismus 1919 - 1944:  

Organised according to the Surrealist themes of Dream, Night, City, Natural History, Eroticism and Blasphemy, this exhibition spans the period from the 1920s to the 1940s. De Chirico, Max Ernst, Masson, Magritte, Dali, Tanguy, Miro, Giacometti, Brauner, Man Ray, Hans Arp, Luis Buñuel, Bellmer are so...
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Apollo Theatre -- New York, United States

Harlem Song:  

Conceived by George C. Wolfe, and playing at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theatre, Harlem Song is a singing, dancing musical revue that showcases the extraordinary music and spirit of Harlem from the 1920s to the present. ...
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Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston, United States

Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons:Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections  

A major exhibition of works from the private and foundation collections of Eli Broad and his wife Edythe, considered among the finest collections of contemporary art in the world. The show features approximately 100 works by 24 artists—including Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Cy Two...
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Grand Central Terminal -- New York, United States

Theatre: In The Solitude Of Cotton Fields:By Bernard-Marie Koltès  

The American language premiere of the play In The Solitude Of Cotton Fields (1986) by the late Modernist French playwirght Bernard-Marie Koltès. The play will be presented by Horizon Theatre Rep in the Vanderbilt Hall of Grand Central Terminal. In the Solitude Of Cotton Fields is about a dark and...
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Whitney Museum of American Art -- New York, United States

The Paintings of Joan Mitchell :  

This retrospective of the American painter Joan Mitchell (1926-1992) covers the entire career, from the early works of 1951 until her death. Major works from the early 1950s, when she announced the quasi-landscape motif that she would later develop in a number of directions, include Cross Section o...
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane -- London, England

Theatre: My Fair Lady :  

A revival of Lerner and Loewe's musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion...
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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus -- Epidaurus , Greece

Theatre: Iphigenia at Aulis by Euripides:National Theatre  

The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus in Greece was the most celebrated healing centre of the ancient world. For two months on week-ends during the Hellenic Festival, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is again the site of classical Greek drama. The National Theatre will perform Euripides' Iphigenia...
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New York Historical Society -- New York, United States

Pilgrimage: Looking at Ground Zero:  

An exhibition of 30 photographs taken by Kevin Bubriski focuses on the stunned faces of some of the thousands of people who came to see Ground Zero in the weeks following the attack on the World Trade Center. ...
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New York Historical Society -- New York, United States

Twin Towers Remembered: The Photography of Camilo Jose Vergara:  

An internationally acclaimed documentary photographer, Camilo Jose Vergara photographed the World Trade Center over a period of 31 years beginning in 1970, when the complex was still under construction. A long-time New Yorker, over the years he photographed the towers from countless perspectives, a...
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Jardines del Generalife, -- Granada, Spain

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo :  

27 June: Cinderella Choreography: Jean-Christophe Maillot Music: Prokofiev 29 June: Violin Concerto Choreography: Balanchine Getting Started Choreography: J. Godani Music: D. Dall´Osto Opus 40 Choreography: Jean-Christophe Maillot Music: M. Monk ...
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New York Historical Society -- New York, United States

Beyond Ground Zero: The Forensic Science of Disaster Recovery :  

This photo exhibition is comprised of images taken by photojournalist Richard Press at the various facilities of the Chief Medical Examiner's Office and Fresh Kills landfill in the months since September. The photographs document the efforts of investigators and forensic experts to find and identify...
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Randalls Island -- New York, United States

Guinness Reggae Carifest 2K2:  

Dancehall Reggae for 10 hours beginning at 1 p.m. on New York's Randalls Island. Lineup includes Beenie Man, Lexus, Cane Juice, George Nooks, Gregory Isaacs, Singin Melody, Elephant Man, Bounty Killer, Terry Linen and Merciless to name but a few. ...
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Herbst Pavilion -- San Francisco, United States

photo san francisco:  

Sixty-five galleries and private dealers from the U.S and Europe present photographic art dating from the 19th century to contemporary work. Works by Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, Eugene Atget, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Imogen Cunningham, Edward S. Curtis, Michael Kenna, Andre Kertesz...
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New Museum of Contemporary Art -- New York, United States

Hélio Oiticica: Quasi-cinemas (including works in collaboration with Neville D'Almeida):  

Hélio Oiticica (1937-80), one of Brazil's most important artists, was a leader in moving art off the canvas and into the realm of life itself. During an eight year stay in New York City, beginning in 1970, Oiticica collaborated with filmmakers and other artists to create quasi-cinemas - groundbreaki...
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New York Historical Society -- New York, United States

In the Light of Memory: A Spherical Panorama from the South Tower, World Trade Center :  

In the aftermath of September 11th, Long Island artist Christopher Evans was moved to create this unique panoramic art work: a meticulously detailed, technically impressive painting of the view from the top of WTC Tower 2, executed on a 24' plexiglass sphere. The work, which depicts the top of WTC T...
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New York Historical Society -- New York, United States

In the Light of Memory: A Spherical Panorama from the South Tower, World Trade Center :  

In the aftermath of September 11th, Long Island artist Christopher Evans was moved to create this unique panoramic art work: a meticulously detailed, technically impressive painting of the view from the top of WTC Tower 2, executed on a 24' plexiglass sphere. The work, which depicts the top of WTC T...
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Patrimoine photographique -- Paris, France

Arnold Newman, a master of the portrait:  

Arnold Newman's (b. 1918, New York) career as a portraitist began in 1941 and took off in 1946, when he settled in New York and received his first commissions from Life - a portrait of Eugene O'Neill - and Harper's Bazaar - a portrait of Igor Stravinsky (at first rejected by Alexey Brodovitch, it ha...
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Odeon of Herodes Atticus -- Athens, Greece

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir:Athens Festival  

Haendel: Messiah ...
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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus -- Epidaurus, Greece

Antigone by Sophocles :National Theatre   

The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus in Greece was the most celebrated healing centre of the ancient world. Today, for two months on week-ends during the Hellenic Festival, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is again the site of classical Greek drama. The National Theatre will perform Sophocles' An...
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Louis Armstrong House -- Queens, New York, United States

Ray Vega Latin Jazz Sextet:  

Free outdoor concert to mark the 101st anniversary of the birth of jazz legend and American icon Louis Armstrong. Ray Vega is a veteran of the New York salsa and Latin jazz scenes, and has toured with Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Mongo Santamaria and Celia Cruz among others....
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Kennedy Center: Eisenhower Theater -- Washington, D.C., United States

Theatre: A Little Night Music:Sondheim Celebration  

Scandalous affairs and the rekindling of long-buried passion are part of a weekend in the country in Sondheim's lush, witty musical. Part of a festival of Stephen Sondheim musicals in new Kennedy Center productions. ...
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National Gallery of Scotland -- EDINBURGH, Scotland

Horses for Courses: George Stubbs in focus :  

Earlier this year the gallery acquired its first painting by the great English sporting artist, George Stubbs (1724-1806). The Marquess of Rockingham's Arabian Stallion Led by a Groom at Creswell Crags was one of twelve horse portraits painted by Stubbs for Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of ...
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Metropolitan Opera House -- New York, United States

Kirov Ballet: Swan Lake :Lincoln Center Festival  

From the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg Music: Tchaikovsky Choreography: Petipa and Ivanov Production: Sergeyev...
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The Royal National Theatre -- London, England

Theatre: The Coast of Utopia: Salvage:By Tom Stoppard   

The Coast of Utopia comprises three sequential but self-contained plays, Voyage, Shipwreck and Salvage. They tell an epic story of romantics and revolutionaries caught up in the struggle for political freedom in an age of emperors. Set in the mid-19th century in Russia and Europe, the trilogy follo...
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San Sebastian Quincena Musical -- San Sebastian , Spain

Compañía Antonio Márquez:  

Preludio, Zapateado y Boda Flamenca Antonio Márquez, direction Diego Franco, music Antonio Márquez, Matilde Coral, Currillo, choreography ...
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Heidelberg Castle -- Heidelberg , Germany

Theatre: The Name of the Rose:  

A staging of the drama adaptation of Umberto Eco’s bestseller The Name of the Rose, directed by Wolfgang Maria Bauer. In 1327 the English Franciscan friar William of Baskerville visits a remote abbey in the Apennin mountains with a secret mission. Together with his assistant, the Benedictine novic...
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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art -- Kansas City, United States

Frederick J. Brown: Portraits in Jazz, Blues, and Other Icons:  

More than 30 paintings from 30 years of work by the American painter Frederick J. Brown (b. 1945) are on view. Brown’s paintings depict pioneers who have shaped and directed American culture. In the exhibition Brown pays tribute to such icons as Louis Armstrong, Ornette Coleman, B. B. King, and Bil...
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MuseumsQuartier - Halle G -- Vienna, Austria

Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods :  

Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods : "Disfigure Study" ...
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Frick Collection -- New York, United States

Leipzig String Quartet:  

Lutoslawski, Mendelssohn, Beethoven...
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Abbaye de Montivilliers -- Montivilliers (Seine Maritime), France

Harcourt oblige:  

Exhibition devoted to Studio Harcourt whose photographs of the Tout-Paris, including Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Josephine Baker, Serge Lifar, Nina Ricci, Paul Claudel, Jean Cocteau, Edith Piaf, Francois Mitterand, Jacques Chirac, Charles Aznavour, Juliette Greco, Tristan Bernard, Marlene Dietrich, ...
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Legion of Honor -- San Francisco, United States

Eternal Egypt :  

This Egyptian art exhibition is drawn solely from the British Museum's outstanding collection of Egyptian antiquities. The nearly 150 renowned masterpieces and other treasures in the exhibition were selected by Edna R. Russmann in conjunction with W.V. Davies, the British Museum's keeper of Egyptian...
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The Cleveland Museum of Art -- Cleveland, United States

Lila Downs:  

Born in Oaxaca, Mexico to a bi-cultural family, Lila Downs' sophisticated music features arrangements rich in texture, blending elements of ranchera, bolero, and contemporary American music....
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Pori Jazz Festival -- Pori, Finland

Elvis Costello and The Imposters:  

Singer and composer Elvis Costello and The Imposters are part of a line up of jazz and pop stars at the Pori Jazz Festival....
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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art -- Edinburgh, Scotland

New: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary British Art :  

New features 150 works from the Gallery's collection, by somse 80 artists, all of which have been made since 1990. The selection includes work by Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread, Tony Cragg, Ian Hamilton, Douglas Gordon, Catherine Yass, Callum Innes, Smith and Stewart, Christine Borland, Lucian Freud...
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The Jewish Museum -- New York, United States

The City of K.: Franz Kafka and Prague:  

This exhibition explores Prague and the events of Kafka’s life as they are revealed in his diaries, and his voluminous correspondence with family, friends, lovers and editors. The City of K.: Franz Kafka and Prague was created and organized by the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. ...
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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston -- Houston, United States

Natural Wonders: Works by John James Audubon from the Stark Museum of Art :  

Works by John James Audubon (1784—1851), an artist-naturalist renowned for his exquisitely detailed renderings of wildlife. This is the second exhibition in a series showcasing the impressive collection of American art housed at the Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas. Natural Wonders includes a ...
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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston -- Houston , United States

Paris Photographs from the Manfred Heiting Collection :  

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston recently acquired The Manfred Heiting Collection, one of the finest photography collections in the world. During the last 30 years, the renowned Amsterdam-based collector has assembled approximately 4,000 photographs. The exhibition includes 28 works by 11 photograp...
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- Los Angeles, United States

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682) :Paintings from American Collections   

The first comprehensive retrospective exhibition in the United States of the paintings of the Spanish artist Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682). Murillo was, during the 18th and 19th centuries, one of the most famous of western European artists. He spent his entire, very productive life in his na...
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Barbican Centre -- London, England

Mostly Mozart:  

17 July: Amadeus - The Director's Cut: sneak-preview screening of Milos Forman's Oscar-winning epic featuring 20 minutes of previously unseen footage. 18 July: The Salieri Quartet 18 July: Mozart Don Giovanni K527 Tom Erik Lie, Emma Bell, Franzita Whelan, Brindley Sherratt, Michelle Walton, Carl...
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Royal Academy of Arts -- London, England

Masters of Colour: Derain to Kandinsky:80 Masterpieces from The Merzbacher Collection  

This exhibition features some 70 paintings and sculptures from the collection of Werner and Gabrielle Merzbacher. Over more than 30 years the Merzbachers, of Switzerland, have assembled one of Europe’s greatest private collections. It illustrates the expressive, decorative and constructive uses of ...
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Cincinnati Museum Center -- Cincinnati , United States

Baseball As America, :  

The first major exhibition to examine the relationship between baseball and American culture. Organized by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and culled from its unparalleled collections, this exhibition marks the first time that these Hall of Fame treasures will leave their legendary ho...
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Various venues -- south of France, France

Danse en Luberon:Le Ballet des Jeunes d'Europe  

Twenty to thirty dancers, aged from 16-20, chosen from the finest schools in Europe will interpret choreographies created for them by Jean-Christophe Maillot, Régis Obadia, Ramon Oller, and by their founder,/director, Jean-Charles Gil. Theatre Antique, Arles: 3 August at 21h30 Theatre Jean Le B...
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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art -- Edinburgh, Scotland

Warhol to Koons: International Contemporary Art from a Private Collection:  

The loan comprises work by eleven artists, including Anselm Kiefer, Andy Warhol, Rachel Whiteread, Ed Ruscha and the video artist Bill Viola. Other highlights of the display include works by Jeff Wall, Gerhard Richter and Gilbert & George....
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Olympiastadion -- Berlin, Germany

ISTAF 2002:IAAF Golden League Athletics  

One of the International Amateur Athletic Federation's(IAAF) seven European summer meets in track and field. According to the IAAF, "there exists one vision which unites all participating athletes: to win their discipline at five of the seven IAAF Golden League Meetings and claim a share of the IAAF...
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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus -- Epidaurus, Greece

Theatre: Heracles-Children of Heracles by Euripides:State Theatre of Northern Greece  

The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus in Greece was the most celebrated healing centre of the ancient world. For two months on week-ends during the Hellenic Festival, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is again the site of classical Greek drama. The State Theatre of Northern Greece will perform Euro...
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Odeon of Herodes Atticus -- Athens, Greece

Angela Gheorghiu – Roberto Alagna:Athens Festival  

Opera Gala...
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Barbican Centre -- London, England

Mostly Mozart:  

25 July: The Salieri Quartet 25 July: Academy of St.Martin in the Fields, Jacques Zoon (flute), Sally Matthews (soprano), Roderick Williams (bass), Joseph Swensen (conductor) 26 July: Academy of St.Martin in the Fields, David Pyatt (horn), Alexander Melnikov (piano), Joseph Swensen (conductor) 27...
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Zipper Theatre -- New York, United States

Theatre: Elle:By Jean Genet  

The Art Party presents Tony Award winner Alan Cumming's adaptation of French author Jean Genet's play Elle. The work, never performed during Genet's lifetime, involves a photographer who is sent to the Vatican to photograph the Pope and create an image the world will identify with. The Pope then tel...
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Various venues -- Aix-en-Provence, France

Danse à Aix :  

Michèle Anne De Mey: Utopie Creation 2001 Olivia Grandville: Ki-t Kubilaï Khan Investigations: Mecánica Popular Creation 2002 Russell Maliphant Company: Shift, Two, Knot and Sheer Hervé Robbe: Des horizons perdus Création Danse à Aix 2002 Geneviève Mazin and Fabrice Guillot: Avalanche Intérieur...
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Prospect Park Bandshell -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

Capleton, Warrior King, Baby Cham:  

Dancehall and vocal Reggae stars Capleton, Warrior King and Baby Cham at the Prospect Park Bandshell....
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-- Washington, D.C., United States

International Spy Museum:  

The International Spy Museum is the first public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage. It features the largest collection of international espionage artifacts ever placed on public display. Many of these objects seen for the first time outside of the intelligence community illus...
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Barbican Centre -- London, England

Mostly Mozart:  

1 August: The Salieri Quartet 1 August: Academy of St.Martin in the Fields, Julian Rachlin (violin), Rod Franks (trumpet), Gerard Schwarz (conductor) 2 August: The Salieri Quartet 2 August: Academy of St.Martin in the Fields, Steven Osborne piano Mozart Requiem K626: Rosemary Joshua, Alice Coote...
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The Cleveland Museum of Art -- Cleveland, United States

Monica Salmaso:  

Voted the finest vocalist of the year by the Association of Art Critics of Sao Paulo, Monica Salmaso's repertory includes selections from her award-winning albums: traditional Brazilian songs alongside selections from leading Brazilian songwriters such as Chico Buarque....
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Corn Exchange -- Edinburgh, Scotland

Elvis Costello and The Imposters:  

Elvis Costello and The Imposters are part of this year's Fringe Festival in Edinburgh....
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Il Giardino Armonico :  

W. A. Mozart: Piano concerto Nr. 19 in F major, KV 459 Concerto for two pianos in E major, KV 365 Symphony in G major, KV 74 Concerto for three pianos in F major, KV 242 ...
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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus -- Epidaurus , Greece

Theatre: Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles:Greek Art Theatre · Karolos Koun  

The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus in Greece was the most celebrated healing centre of the ancient world. For two months on week-ends during the Hellenic Festival, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is again the site of classical Greek drama. The Greek Art Theatre will perform Sophocles' Oedipus ...
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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus -- Epidaurus, Greece

Theatre: Phoenissae by Euripides:Cypros Theatre Organization  

The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus in Greece was the most celebrated healing centre of the ancient world. For two months on week-ends during the Hellenic Festival, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is again the site of classical Greek drama. The Cypros Theatre Organization will perform Euripide...
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Kimbell Art Museum -- Fort Worth, United States

Mondrian, 1892-1914:The Path to Abstraction   

Through 110 paintings and drawings selected mostly from the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, this exhibition attempts to show how the construction of an abstract language was brought about and the expression of Piet Mondrian's (1872 – 1944) world vision. The show is the first devoted to Piet Mondrian's ...
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Walter Reade Theater -- New York, United States

Whispers in a Distant Corridor: The Cinema of Jacques Tourneur:  

The sixteen-film retrospective features classics and rarely shown films.Jacques Tourneur, son of pioneering director Maurice Tourneur (a featured character in Bertrand Tavernier's upcoming Laissez-passer), was French-born and made a few films in Paris before he came to America in the 30s. He began...
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Various venues -- Pays de Vannes , France

Nuits Musicales du Golfe du Morbihan:  

23 July, Palais des Arts, Vannes: Jean-Philippe Collard, piano; Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie; Laurent Petitgirard, conductorWeber, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven 26 July, Eglise d'Elven: Ensemble Stradivaria; Daniel Cuiller, violon and leaderVivaldi, Geminiani 30 July, Chapelle de Kerarden, Séné: Jul...
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Deutsches Historisches Museum : Martin-Gropius-Bau -- Berlin, Germany

The Second Creation :Industrial Images and Landscapes  

The use of machines has fundamentally transformed people's relationship to the natural world since the 16th century. This exhibition demonstrates the historical development of the industrial image using a wealth of examples. Depictions of early industrial production from the 15th to the 18th centuri...
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Kunstmuseum Basel -- Basel, Switzerland

Quelques aspects de la vie de Paris:French Colour Lithographs around 1900 from the Kupferstichkabinett Basel  

The motto of the exhibition - Quelques aspects de la vie de Paris (Aspects of Parisian Life) – is drawn from a portfolio of 12 colour lithographs by Pierre Bonnard of 1899. Aspects of Parisian life were the preferred subject matter of French colour lithography in the last decade of the 19th century....
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Cleveland Museum of Art -- Cleveland, United States

Raphael and His Age :Drawings From Lille  

The Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille has one of the important collections of drawings by Raphael (1483-1520), the great Renaissance master who worked in Urbino, Florence, and Rome. Lille has lent about 20 of its Raphael drawings and 20 other Renaissance drawings included in this exhibition. The exhibi...
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Cleveland Museum of Art -- Cleveland , United States

Battle of the Nudes: Pollaiuolo's Renaissance Masterpiece :  

Antonio del Pollaiuolo (1431 - 1498) was a renowned goldsmith, sculptor, painter and draftsman of the Italian Renaissance. The Cleveland Museum of Art owns the only known first state impression of his celebrated engraving Battle of the Nudes. Antonio del Pollaiuolo (1431-1498) Battle of the Nude...
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De Nieuwe Kerk -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Stedelijk Museum in De Nieuwe Kerk nº I :Beelden 1947 - 2002 Sculpture  

The summer of 2002 sees the start of a cooperative arrangement between the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. For three years, from 2002 to 2004, parts of the Stedelijk Museum’s collection will be on display in the summer in De Nieuwe Kerk. This year an overview of some 80 s...
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Denver Art Museum -- Denver, United States

African Renaissance: New Forms, Old Images,:  

The centuries-old West African Yoruba culture, centered in present-day southern Nigeria and Benin, has an illustrious history of artistic achievement. The Yoruba people are some of Africa's most prolific artists. With their intricate sculptures, African masters such as Olowe of Ise, Oosamuka of Osi ...
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Philadelphia Museum of Art -- Philadelphia, United States

Munakata Shiko: Japanese Master of the Modern Print :  

Munakata Shiko (1903 - 1975) receives his first comprehensive retrospective outside Japan at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Born the son of a blacksmith in the northern prefecture of Aomori in 1903, Munakata left in 1924 for Tokyo to pursue a career in art. While equally skilled as a painter in oil...
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Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery -- New York, United States

Americus :Selections from the New York City Fire Museum  

This Deutsche Bank exhibition in conjunction with the New York City Fire Museum focuses on the volunteer as well as early days of the paid department, established in 1865. The exhibition organizes around the themes of water delivery, transportation, apparatus, and communication and how each develope...
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Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery -- New York, United States

Americus :Selections from the New York City Fire Museum  

This Deutsche Bank exhibition in conjunction with the New York City Fire Museum focuses on the volunteer as well as early days of the paid department, established in 1865. The exhibition organizes around the themes of water delivery, transportation, apparatus, and communication and how each develope...
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Geffen Playhouse -- Los Angeles, United States

Marcel Marceau In Performance:  

Marcel Marceau, the world's most famous mime, returns to the United States with his marvellous performances as Bip the clown and other innovative "mimodramas". ...
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Griffin Contemporary -- Venice, California, United States

Paul Strand: Works 1915-1954 :  

In 1921, a seven-minute portrait of New York called Manhatta, alternately titled New York the Magnificent, was released. Hailed as the first avant-garde film produced in the United States, this film by Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler is on view at Griffin Contemporary along with Strand's vintage pho...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig:  

Mozart: Symphony in D major, KV 385 "Haffner" Mahler: Symphony Nr. 5 ...
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Guggenheim Hermitage Museum -- Las Vegas, United States

Art Through the Ages:Masterpieces of Painting from Titian to Picasso   

Art Through the Ages traces six centuries of painting from Renaissance art in the 15th century to Modern art in the 20th century, drawing on the collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, and the Gemäldegalerie of the Kunsthistorisches...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- HUMLEBAEK, Denmark

Arne Jacobsen – Absolutely Modern:  

Louisiana’s exhibition will be the most extensive centennial celebration of Danish architect and designer Arne-Jacobsen’s birth. The show comprises architecture, furniture design, landscape gardening, textile design, photographs and watercolours, in a deliberate attempt to incorporate Jacobsen’s al...
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Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona -- Barcelona, Spain

Gisèle Freund: The World and my Camera:  

Spain's first complete exhibition devoted to Gisèle Freund (Berlin, 1908 - Paris, 2000) one of Europe's most eminent photographers. In the form of a journey to the places which marked the life of the photographer, visitors to the exhibition can discover the gallery of celebrities portrayed by Fr...
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New Orleans Museum of Art -- New Orleans , United States

An Enduring Vision: 17th-20th Century Japanese Painting from the Gitter-Yelen Collection:  

An exhibition of some 150 Japanese paintings drawn from the Gitter-Yelen Collection of New Orleans....
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MuseumsQuartier - Halle E -- Vienna, Austria

Ushio Amagatsu & Sankaï Juku :  

Unetso: The moods in Unetso are those of meditative composure. Amagatsu’s baldheaded dancers resemble buddhist monks celebrating a silent ritual around huge, errect eggs, symbols of the unborn, the coming-into-being. Kagemi: In Kagemi (2000), seven scenes water, wind and dance, echo and light...
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Hebbel-Theater, TanzWerkstatt Berlin -- Berlin , Germany

Berlin International Dance Festival :  

Programme Hebbel-Theater: Boris Charmatz. Fortier Danse-Création. Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Compania Lesgart / Sanguinetti. Saburo Teshigawara /KARAS. Sol.East: Manuel Pelmus. Raido Mägi. Eduard Gabia. Nikolai Schetnev. Magdalena Reiter / Katarzyna Chmielewska. Robyn Orlin Programme TanzWerk...
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-- Lyon, France

Biennale de la Danse:Terra Latina   

The tenth Biennale de la Danse, dedicated to Latin America will welcome 36 companies from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela as well as France. One of the most spectacular moments will be a defilé of the 4500 participants at 14h30, on ...
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BAM Cinema -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

Catch a Fire: Caribbean Diaspora:  

Film series with six days of films celebrating the diverse populations and lifestyles in and from the Caribbean. AUGUST 29 CARIBBEAN IN PARIS(Antilles sur Seine) (2000) 104min Directed by Pascal Légitmus With Pascal Légitmus, Med Hondo, Laure Moutoussamy Directed by and starring Pascal Légi...
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Fleet Center; Orpheum Theatre -- Boston, United States

Rolling Stones:  

Boston is the first stop in the US Autumn - Winter tour of the legendary British rock group. Two concerts in Boston....
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Cafe Gallery Projects -- London, England

Shona Illingworth :  

For her first solo exhibition in London, Shona Illingworth shows Walking on Letters alongside a new video installation which examines structures of power, conformity and discipline through the military practise of Drill. Filmed within the confines of a parade ground at night, the work amplifies...
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection -- Venice, Italy

Thinking Big: Concepts for Twenty-first Century British Sculpture :  

This exhibition presents contemporary British sculpture from the collection of Sculpture at Goodwood. Founded in 1992, the Sculpture at Goodwood project is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of large-scale 21st-century British sculpture to an international audience. On view are 86 small-scal...
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Various venues -- Sydney, Australia

Gay Games VI & Cultural Festival:  

Held every four years the Gay Games Sport and Cultural Festival features seven days of sports with 12,400 athletes participating in 31 sports ranging from aerobics to ice hockey to wrestling to chess across more than 40 venues and two weeks of cultural events including some 50 shows, exhibitions and...
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The Los Angeles Film School -- Los Angeles, United States

WinFemme Film Festival :  

The WinFemme Film Festival will screen indie films that "TELL WOMEN’S STORIES WELL". Festival activities include: parties; shorts and documentaries and panels. On September 9, 2002, during the closing night of the 4th WinFemme Film Festival, actress, Lily Tomlin will receive our WIN Award for Li...
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Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum -- Rotterdam, Netherlands

FOTODOCS: photography between commission and autonomy :  

Six separate presentations focus on the relationship between photography and art. The point of departure is the growing interest in photography as an (important) art-form over the past thirty years. Not only because artists have been resorting to photography more and more since the 1960s, but also d...
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Smithsonian American Art Museum : Renwick Gallery -- Washington, D.C. , United States

George Catlin and His Indian Gallery:  

The exhibition includes artifacts George Catlin collected while in Plains Indian country and is the most comprehensive display of Catlin's work in over a century. The show features more than 400 objects and is installed on two floors at the museum's Renwick Gallery. Catlin in America begins on the...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle, conductor:  

Thomas Adès: Asyla Mahler: Symphony No. 5 C sharp minor ...
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Esterházy Palace -- Eisenstadt, Austria

Margarete Babinsky, piano:  

Haydn: Sonata in E Minor, Hob.XVI:47 Beethoven: Sonata in A flat Major, op. 26 Haydn: 12 Variations in E falt Major, Hob.XVII:3 Mozart: Sonate in C Major, KV 330 ...
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Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Washington, D.C., United States

here is new york: a democracy of photographs:  

All of the images in the exhibition were contributed by witnesses to September 11 and its aftermath. Some photographs were taken by professional photographers who rushed to the scene after the attacks began, but most were taken by ordinary people. Closely replicating the exhibition's original instal...
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-- Palo Alto, Berkeley, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, United States

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra :Nicholas McGegan, conductor  

Purcell: The Fairy Queen...
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Le Théâtre -- Auxerre, France

Piano à Auxerre:  

This year's Piano à Auxerre festival is devoted to Beethoven with recitals and concerto performances on three dates by: 7 September at 19h30: Nelson Goerner (piano), Orchestre de Picardie, Edmon Colomer (conductor) 13 September at 20h45: Abdel Rahman El Bacha 14 September at 19h00: Arthur S...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Rubens, Kirchschlager, Bostridge, Quasthoff:Brahms and Schumann  

Brahms: Liebeslieder-Walzer, op. 52 Brahms: Four Duets, op. 78 Schumann: Spanische Liebeslieder, op. 138 Schumann: Four Duets, op. 28 Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann, op. 23 ...
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Belasco Theatre -- New York, United States

Theatre: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune :By Terrence McNally   

Frankie & Johnny is a simple yet romantic story about two people trying to find love. Johnny is a short order cook in a New York diner. Frankie is a waitress who has given up on love. The story of Frankie & Johnny takes place following the couple's first date…one that ends up in a night of passion a...
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Dallas Museum of Art -- Dallas, United States

The Voyage of the Icebergs: Frederic Church’s Arctic Masterpiece:  

The exhibition considers the artist’s marketing of the the monumental (six-feet-by-nine-feet)landscape painted by Frederic Church in 1861, its sale to a British railroad magnate, its loss to the art world for 116 years, and its ultimate rediscovery and sale at Sotheby’s in 1979, where it was purchas...
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The Museum of the City of New York -- New York, United States

The City Resilient: Photographs by Joel Meyerowitz:  

The City Resilient: Photographs by Joel Meyerowitz is the product of a collaboration between Meyerowitz and the Museum of the City of New York to document the recovery of Ground Zero. The photographs presented in the exhibition are drawn from an archive of 1,000 images Meyerowitz created for the Mus...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Thomas Quasthoff, baritone:  

Brahms, Schubert...
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The Museum of the City of New York -- New York, United States

The City Resilient: Photographs by Joel Meyerowitz:  

The City Resilient: Photographs by Joel Meyerowitz is the product of a collaboration between Meyerowitz and the Museum of the City of New York to document the recovery of Ground Zero. The photographs presented in the exhibition are drawn from an archive of 1,000 images Meyerowitz created for the Mus...
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United Center -- Chicago, United States

Rolling Stones:  

The legendary British rock group is on an Autumn / Winter US tour....
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Merkin Concert Hall -- New York, United States

Concerts to Comemorate September 11:Musicians for Harmony  

Guarneri String Quartet Julliard String Quartet Shanghai Quartet Musique Sans Frontieres...
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Location One -- New York, United States

Signal to Noise:  

A group exhibition featuring works that explore the relationship of sound and light waves. Not merely illustrations of audio-visual synaesthesia, several of the pieces act literally as transducers, that is, devices that convert input energy of one form into output energy of another. The range freq...
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Gagosian Gallery -- London, England

Richard Wright:  

The exhibition wil include wall paintings, silk-screened posters and works on paper. Wright will determine the compositions as he paints them directly onto the gallery walls over the next few weeks. Their colours, motifs and scale emerge as he works. This is Wright’s first solo exhibition in London....
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Kent Nagano, conductor :  

György Ligeti: Lux aeterna, Motet for Choir a cappella Galina Ustwolskaja: Symphony No. 4 Das Gebet for Viola, Trompet, Tamtam and Piano Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor op.125 ...
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The Museum of the City of New York -- New York, United States

The Day Our World Changed: Children's Art of 9/11:  

In the days and months immediately following September 11, 2001, New York area children created compelling works of art expressing their feelings about the terrorist attacks. Hundreds of these works were solicited by the New York University Child Study Center and The Museum of the City of New York f...
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Whitechapel Project Space -- London, England

Stuart McKenzie:  

After a five and a half year stint at Vivienne Westwood, Stuart McKenzie struck out on his own as a fashion illustrator. Plucked from the pages of I.D. Magazine where he was nominated as an up and coming talent by fashion photographer Elaine Constantine in it's 200th edition, this ex-St Martins...
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Merkin Concert Hall -- New York, United States

Soundclock:September 11 Memorial Concert  

Works by twenty New York composers and others....
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Alte Oper Frankfurt -- Frankfurt, Germany

James Taylor:  

After a well received new album, the American singer is on tour in Europe. ...
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The Rothko Chapel -- Houston, United States

Remembering Together: :A Community Candlelight Gathering at the Menil Collection and The Rothko Chapel  

Joined by arts and humanitarian organizations from throughout Houston, The Menil Collection and The Rothko Chapel will host the following free program. 7:00 PM: In the main foyer of The Menil Collection artists and writers representing a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and voices will offer ...
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Centre National d'Art et Culture Georges Pompidou -- Paris, France

Max Beckmann:  

More than 150 works including paintings, works on paper and sculpture are on view for this major retrospective devoted to Max Beckmann (1884 - 1950). A smaller version of this exhibition will travel to the Tate in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. ...
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The Rothko Chapel -- Houston, United States

Remembering Together: :A Community Candlelight Gathering at the Menil Collection and The Rothko Chapel  

Joined by arts and humanitarian organizations from throughout Houston, The Menil Collection and The Rothko Chapel will host the following free program. 7:00 PM: In the main foyer of The Menil Collection artists and writers representing a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and voices will offer ...
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Musikhalle -- Hamburg, Germany

James Taylor:  

After a well received new album, the American singer is on tour in Europe....
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Gagosian Gallery -- New York, United States

Ferus:  

During the 1960s, under the direction of Irving Blum, Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles (1957-1967) became one of the most significant galleries on the West Coast. This exhibition will feature twenty-two of the Ferus artists, with many works on loan from international museums and private collections. Som...
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The British Museum -- London, England

Discovering Ancient Afghanistan: The Masson Collection :  

The deliberate destruction of the gigantic, rock-cut Buddha statues of Bamiyan in 2001 brought the loss of Afghanistan's rich pre-Islamic cultural heritage to the world attention, and has rendered the surviving records and relics of that past all the more important. This exhibition traces the develo...
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Esterházy Palace -- Eisenstadt, Austria

Ensemble Baroque de Limoges:  

Schubert: Symphony No. 5, D 485 Haydn: Symphony No. 80 in D Minor Hob. I:80 Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major, Hob. VIIb:1 ...
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Centre Borschette -- Brussels, Belgium

Music for Europe - The Young Generation:A forum for music operators in the European Union and beyond  

The European Music Council (EMC), the regional group of the International Music Council (UNESCO) which unites the representatives of the different European national music councils and other music related European organizations, holds a forum every year in conjunction with its Annual Meeting. This ye...
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Milwaukee Art Museum -- Milwaukee, United States

Leonardo da Vinci and the Splendor of Poland :  

Cultural and political oppression culminated in the radical dismantling of Polish collections and museums during Nazi and later Soviet rule. Today museums in Poland are retrieving their collections and redefining themselves within a reconfigured Europe. Many of the paintings on view were stolen or d...
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Generali Foundation -- Vienna, Austria

Designs for the Real World :Azra Aksamija, Marjetica Potrc, Florian Pumhösl, Krzysztof Wodiczko   

This exhibition presents selected projects by four artists who explore the design of our living environment and stand out for their interdisciplinary approach. Each in their own way, the various projects address utopian or ecological design, design for the Third World, "social engineering," urban de...
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Rudolfinum -- Prague, Czech Republic

In Honour of Czech Music:Prague Autumn Festival  

J. Suk: Praga, symphonic poem Martinu: Cello Concerto No. 1 Dvorak: The Wild Dove, symphonic poem Janacek: Taras Bulba ...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Cassandra Wilson:  

An evening with jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson ...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra:  

Stravinsky: Scherzo Fantastique, op. 3 Violin Concerto in D major Le sacre du printemps...
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Église Notre-Dame -- Versailles, France

Musiques pour les Jésuites :  

Adam Michna (1600-1676): Messe "Saint Wenceslas" Adam Michna: Litanies sur le saint nom de Jésus Wenceslaus Jacob (1685-1734): Psalmus Poenitentialis Poenitentis Animae ...
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Schloss Esterhazy -- Eisenstadt, Austria

Ramón Vargas, tenor:  

Liederabend...
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Stedelijk Museum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Erasmus Prize 2002: Bernd and Hilla Becher, industrial structures:  

Bernd (b. 1931) and Hilla (b. 1934) Becher have been recording the anonymous industrial architecture of Europe and the United States since 1959. In particular, their strong conceptual view on image and method have influenced a whole generation of German photographers, among them Thomas Struth, Andre...
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Rudolfinum -- Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Philharmonia:Paul Gulda, piano  

Beethoven: Coriolanus Overture Piano Concerto No. 3 Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" ...
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Gagosian Gallery -- New York, United States

Richard Serra: Line Drawings:  

An exhibition of new works on paper by Richard Serra. Collectively titled Line Drawings, these works were made in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia beginning in late 2000 and continuing over five distinct work periods until the summer of 2002. ...
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The Art Institute of Chicago -- Chicago, United States

Juan Muñoz :  

During the 1990s, the Spanish sculptor Juan Muñoz created his signature "conversation pieces," large ensembles of figures installed in indoor and outdoor settings. This exhibition includes approximately 60 objects that represent the artist’s work from the mid-1980s onward. Muñoz casts his figures in...
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Malmo Konsthall -- Malmo, Sweden

Magnus Wallin:Solo / Physical Sightseeing  

The exhibition consists of newly produced Lambda prints, Solo and computer-animated films from the 1997-2000 series Physical Sightseeing: Exit, Limbo, Physical Paradise and Skyline. A violent firestorm surges up a long corridor. A number of handicapped and disabled human figures are trying in vain...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

The Lindsays:  

Haydn, Hoyland, Beethoven...
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Palazzo Zabarella -- Padua, Italy

Picasso 1961-1972:  

On loan from the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes and the the private collection of Bernard Ruiz Picasso, some 70 works by Picasso are on view....
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Various venues -- Liverpool, England

Liverpool Biennial 2002 :  

Liverpool Biennial aims to celebrate and promote contemporary visual art in the city. Over 75% of the artworks in the exhibition, which includes art in public spaces, have been commissioned or completed especially for Liverpool by both established and new artists. Artists for Liverpool Biennial / In...
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-- Philadelphia, United States

The Photo Review's Gala Garden Party :  

The public is invited to bid farewell to summer at The Photo Review's Gala Garden Party on Saturday, September 14 from 3 to 7 p.m. Enjoy swimming, music, conversation, drinks, and delicious food on Philadelphia's fabled Main Line. Photographers Bruce Davidson, Larry Fink, George Tice, Patricia D. ...
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Stedelijk Museum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Franz Ackermann:  

This autumn the Stedelijk Museum presents the first solo exhibition by Franz Ackermann (b. 1963) in The Netherlands. The German artist conceives his exhibition, in four galleries on the upper floor of the Museum, as a large installation in which paintings, drawings, murals and architectural elements...
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Museum of of Contemporary Art -- Los Angeles, United States

Thomas Struth 1977-2002:  

A survey exhibition of more than 90 photographs from the late 1970s to the present by German photographer Thomas Struth (b. 1954). Ranging from early black-and white views of city streets in Europe and the United States to portraits, primeval jungles, and "museum photographs". Thomas Struth: Art In...
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Beyeler Foundation -- Basel, Switzerland

Ellsworth Kelly:Works 1956 - 2002  

The American artist Ellsworth Kelly (b. 1923 Newburgh, New York) has been working in parallel in the fields of painting and sculpture since the late fifties. The exhibition concentrates on the important impulses those two arts have transmitted to his work. Four rooms in which individual works dating...
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Palais des Beaux Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Orchestre National de Belgique :Christian Tetzlaff, violon   

Bartok: Le Mandarin merveilleux, op. 19 Dvorak: Violin Concerto, op. 53 Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande, musique de scène, op. 80 ...
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Esterházy Palace -- Eisenstadt, Austria

Borromeo String Quartet:  

Haydn: String Quartet in E flat Major Op. 64 Nr. 6 Hob. III:64 Schubert: Quartettsatz in C Minor D 703 Haydn: String Quartet: Op. 76/2 in D Minor Hob.III:76 "Quinten-Quartett" ...
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Neil Simon Theatre -- New York, United States

Theater: Hairspray:  

Hairspray is based upon the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters, with a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Hairspray is directed by Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell. In Hairspray it's 196...
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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art -- Kansas City, United States

Secret Games: Wendy Ewald Collaborative Works with Children, 1969 - 1999 :  

Using creative collaboration as the basis for the artistic process, Ewald has worked in communities in Labrador, Appalachia, Colombia, India, South Africa, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Holland, Mexico, and North Carolina. This retrospective exhibition, organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art and ...
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Bergkirche -- Eisenstadt, Austria

Haydn: "Harmoniemesse" :  

Haydn: "Harmoniemesse" Hob. XXII:14 ...
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Ancienne Belgique -- Brussels, Belgium

Elvis Costello :  

Elvis Costello ...
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Franziskanerkirche -- Eisenstadt, Austria

Schubert: Deutsche Messe D 872:  

Schubert: Deutsche Messe D 872 ...
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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía -- Madrid, Spain

Jean Nouvel :  

An exhibition devoted to the work of the French architect Jean Nouvel (b. 1945) who designed such important buildings as the Institut du Monde Arabe (Paris, 1987) and Fondation Cartier (Paris, 1995). ...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

Thomas Quasthoff, baritone :  

Ticket sales are always brisk for the German baritone. Reserve as soon as possible. ...
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State Opera Prague -- Prague, Czech Republic

Russian State Symphony Orchestra:Prague Autumn Festival  

Rachmaninoff: Men´s dance - opera Aleko Baron´s monologue - opera The Miserly Knight Piano Concerto No. 2 Symphony No. 1 ...
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Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal -- Montreal, Canada

Richelieu: Art and Power:  

This exhibition examines the patronage of Cardinal Richelieu and his inner circle, and the use this great statesman made of the visual arts of his era to promote his political and cultural vision of a new and unified France. It focuses on the grandiose period between 1620 and 1642-1643 and presents ...
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Frick Collection -- NEW YORK, United States

Poussin, Claude, and Their World:Seventeenth-Century French Drawings from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris   

The École des Beaux-Arts in Paris is the oldest art school in the world. Among the École des Beaux-Arts' many collections are some 15,000 drawings from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, of the French, Italian, and Northern schools. The seventy-one drawings on display at The Frick Collection are...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Tony Bennett :  

Vocalist Tony Bennett opens the Verizon Festival at Carnegie Hall....
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

John Adams: On the Transmigration of Souls (World Premiere):New York Philharmonic  

John Adams: On the Transmigration of Souls (World Premiere) Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 ...
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Esterházy Palace -- Eisenstadt, Austria

Haydn for Choir & Orchestra:  

Haydn: Der Sturm, Hob. XXIVa:8 Ave Regina A-Dur, Hob. XXIIIb:3 Lauda Sion - Hymnus de Venerabili C-Dur, Hob. XXIIIc:5a-d Salve Regina g-moll, Hob. XXIIIb:2 Schubert: Miriams Siegesgesang Op. 136, D 942 Haydn: Te Deum C-Dur, Hob. XXIIIc:2 ...
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Institute of Contemporary Art -- Boston, United States

Chen Zhen: Inner Body Landscapes:  

The Chinese-born, Paris-based artist Chen Zhen (1955 – 2000) poetically employs both his study of traditional Chinese culture and his knowledge of Western avant-garde art to create artwork that engages with contemporary global issues from political relationships to medical truths to our obsession wi...
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Théâtre Mogador -- Paris, France

Open House: The pianos:  

Open house at the Théâtre Mogador with a series of free piano recitals on period instruments from 11h30 to 18h30. Participating pianists include Kun Woo Paik, Frank Braley, Marie-Josephe Jude, Michel Beroff, Vardan Mamikonian, Eric Lesage, Giancarlo Crespeau among others. ...
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Theatre Mogador -- Paris, France

Orchestre de Paris / Ensemble Intercontemporain:  

Frank Martin (1890-1974): Ballade pour flûte et orchestre Haydn (1732-1809): Symphony No. 72 in D Major, Hob I:72 Berg (1885-1935): Klammerkonzert, for piano, violin and thirteen woodwind instruments Prokofiev (1891-1953): Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, op. 19 Shostakovitch (1906-1975): Cello...
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Esterházy Palace -- Eisenstadt, Austria

Österreichisch-Ungarische Haydn-Philharmonie:  

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in C Major D 944 Haydn: Symphony No. 93 in D Major, Hob.I:93 ...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Dave Holland Big Band:  

Mark Turner, Antonio Hart, Mark Gross, Gary Smulyan, saxophones Robin Eubanks, Joshua Roseman, Jonathan Arons, trombones Duane Eubanks, Alex Sipiagin, trompets Steve Nelson, vibraphone Billy Kilson, drums Dave Holland, bass...
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Fundació "la Caixa" -- Barcelona, Spain

Henri Cartier-Bresson: Retrospective:  

Major retrospective devoted to the great French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson (b. 1908)....
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Alte Oper Frankfurt -- Frankfurt, Germany

The Monteverdi Choir:Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique  

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis in D Major...
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Royal Albert Hall -- London, England

Diana Krall:  

Canadian jazz star on tour in Europe...
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Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie -- Brussels, Belgium

José van Dam, baritone:  

Recital programme to be announced...
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Joe's Pub -- New York , United States

Lokua Kanza:  

Joe's Pub fave Morley shares an evening with Lokua Kanza, a sophisticated pop singer and guitarist from Congo by way of Paris. ...
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Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe -- Hamburg, Germany

Identity and Ideal:Portrait photography in the 19th and 20th Centuries  

250 portraits from the Museum's extensive photographic collection are shown here grouped under five headings, each of which illustrates a particular attitude to its subject over the historical development of photography. These are: the early days - 160 years of family photos - portraits of prominent...
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Tate Modern -- London, England

Barnett Newman:  

First seen last spring at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this retrospective exhibition assembles more than 100 works not seen together in over 30 years. It traces the dramatic shifts in Newman's practice from his Surrealist- inspired drawings of the 1940s, through his development of the trademark v...
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FleetCenter -- Boston, United States

Billy Joel and Elton John :  

The Billy Joel and Elton John "Face to Face" concert date on April 3rd at the FleetCenter was postponed again and rescheduled for 20 September 2002....
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Hermitage Rooms at Somerset House -- London, England

Painting, Passion and Politics:Masterpieces from the Walpole Collection  

Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, and Britain's first Prime Minister, assembled for his beloved estate, Houghton Hall, Norfolk, one of the 18th century's most famous art collections. The sale in 1778-9 to Catherine the Great of 204 works from the Houghton by Walpole's eccentric and volatile gr...
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Wadsworth Athenaeum -- Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Michael Sweerts, 1618-1664:Flemish Master of the Sacred and Profane   

An exhibition devoted to the Flemish master Michael Sweerts (1618-1664) features 40 paintings and 20 engravings drawn from museums and private collections in North America and Europe. Subjects include individual genre figures and portraits, middle-class scenes of everyday life, and low-life scenes o...
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Nationalmuseum -- Stockholm, Sweden

Nicodemus Tessin the Younger – Royal Architect and Visionary :  

Nicodemus Tessin the Younger (1654–1728) was the leading Swedish architect of his time and played a significant historical role as court architect to both Karl XI and Karl XII. Stockholm’s Royal Palace is his masterpiece, and as a radical town-planner in 18th-century Stockholm, he is still visibly i...
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Carrousel du Louvre -- Paris, France

XXI Biennale des Antiquaires:  

From 20 September to 29 September at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, an expected 90,000 international visitors, collectors and museum curators will come together for the world's most prestigious antiques fair. The glamourous displays of 17th and 18th century European furniture, objets d'art, old m...
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Monterey Fairgrounds -- Monterey, California, United States

Monterey Jazz Festival :  

Joshua Redman, Etta James & the Roots Band, Dave Brubeck Quartet with special guests Roy Hargrove, Christian McBride, Lizz Wright. Hosted by Clint Eastwood, Randy Weston Sextet featuring Billy Harper, Nancy Wilson & Ramsey Lewis, Mingus Big Band, Charlie Haden Special Project are some of the musicia...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Mark Anthony Turnage: Blood on the Floor:Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra  

Mark Anthony Turnage: Blood on the Floor ...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Gala des Étoiles du XXIe siècle :  

Lucia Lacarra and Cyril Pierre (Étoiles of the Munich Opera Ballet) Svetlana Lunkina and Dimitri Goudanov (Étoiles of the Bolchoï Ballet) Linda-Denise Evans and Matthew Rushing (Dancers of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater) Lorna Feijó and Rolando Sarabia (Étoiles of National Ballet of ...
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum -- New York, United States

Bill Viola, Going Forth By Day :  

Commissioned for the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, American artist Bill Viola references fresco painting to create a powerful five-part projection-based installation that examines cycles of birth, death, and rebirth. Each "panel"—a projection seen directly on the walls of a space—is approximately 35 m...
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Molson Amphitheatre -- Toronto, Canada

Martin Nievera and Vina Morales:  

Singers Martin Nievera and Vina Morales' concert will also feature some of Philippines top musicians, singers and professional dancers for 3 non-stop hours. ...
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Casino Municipal -- Biarritz, France

Le Temps d'Aimer:The Return of Les Ballets Russes  

Thierry Malandain's festival, "Le Temps d'Aimer", offers some of the finest dance around this summer, with over two weeks of programmes inspired by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, who, since their first appearance in France in May 1909, have never ceased to fascinate. France's most likeable choreogr...
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Location One -- New York, United States

Bitter Bierce :  

An electronic presentation of a new work-in-progress written and directed by Mac Wellman based on the life and works of satirist, critic, journalist, novelist and short-story writer Ambrose Bierce. With Stephen Mellor as Ambrose Bierce Online artists: Isabelle Jenniches (Amsterdam), Gabriela (Mexi...
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The Phillips Collection -- Washington, D.C., United States

Pierre Bonnard: Early and Late :  

The autumn exhibition at The Phillips Collection highlights Pierre Bonnard as an avant-garde artist who broke free of mainstream artistic movements. The show features over 130 of Bonnard's works in all media. Including his prize-winning poster, France-Champagne, and the illustrious graphic work and ...
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Musikhalle Großer Saal -- Hamburg, Germany

Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg :Ingo Metzmacher, conductor   

Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Concertino for Trumpet and Chamber Orchestra Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Nobody knows de trouble I see Shostakovitch: Symphony No. 11 in G Minor, op 103 ...
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Galeries nationales du Grand Palais -- Paris, France

Matisse Picasso:  

The exhibition is a collaboration between Tate, the Réunion des musées nationaux/Musée Picasso with the Musée national d'art moderne/Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. As a result Matisse Picasso is exceptionally rich in major masterpieces by both artists that ha...
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Orange County Museum of Art -- Newport Beach, California, United States

Marjetica Potrc :Extreme Conditions and Noble Designs   

The first West Coast exhibition of work by Slovenian artist Marjetica Potrc. Sometimes described as an "urban anthropologist," Potrc creates works that introduce sobering observations about the unsettling dichotomies of contemporary urban life through forms inspired by shantytowns, favelas, and othe...
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Congress Center Villach -- Ossiach, Austria

Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala:Riccardo Muti, conductor  

Rossini: Overture to Il Viaggio a Reims Haydn: "Salomon" Symphony No. 104 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 ...
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Helmhaus Zürich -- Zurich, Switzerland

Capital Affair:Christoph Büchel and Gianni Motti   

Christoph Büchel and Gianni Motti both cultivate an artistic praxis essentially concerned with the production of cultural values and mass communication. Invited by the Helmhaus Zürich, they have collaborated on a project, as they did earlier this year for the exhibition “Cadeaux diplomatiques” at th...
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Madison Square Garden -- New York, United States

Billy Joel and Elton John :  

The Billy Joel and Elton John "Face to Face" concert at Madison Square Garden, originally scheduled for March 18, 2002, has been rescheduled for 23 September 2002 at 7:30 p.m....
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FleetCenter -- Boston, United States

Paul McCartney :  

Paul McCartney at the FleetCenter for 2 shows....
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Palais des Beaux - Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Bryn Terfel, baritone :  

Schubert, Schumann, Finzi, Welsh songs ...
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American Airlines Arena -- Miami, United States

Enrique Iglesias :  

Multi-platinum award-winning performer Enrique Iglesias takes center stage at the American Airlines Arena at 7:30 P.M....
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Philharmonie - Kammermusiksaal -- Berlin, Germany

Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Sir Simon Rattle, piano:  

Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp Debussy: Syrinx for Solo Flute Ravel: Chansons Madécasses No. 1 – 3 Olivier Messiaen Quatuor pour la fin du temps ...
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Konzerthaus Berlin: Großer Saal -- Berlin, Germany

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin :  

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: "Klopstocks Morgengesang am Schöpfungstage" - Cantata for Soloists, Choir and Orchestra Wq 239 Johann Sebastian Bach: "O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe" - Cantate BWV 34 Georg Philipp Telemann: Ouverture "jointe d'une suite tragi-comique" for Three Turmpets, Tympani...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Kent Nagano, conductor :  

Bach: from Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 arranged by Ichiro Nodaira Pierre Boulez: Dérive I for 6 Instruments Pierre Boulez: «Memoriale ( ... explosante-fixe ... originel)» for Flute 8 Instrumentes Pierre Boulez: Improvisation I sur Mallarmé for Soprano and 7 Instruments Bruckner: Symphony No....
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Madison Square Garden -- New York, United States

Rolling Stones:  

New York stop on the Autumn / Winter US tour of the legendary British rock group....
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Maison de la culture du Japon -- Paris, France

Isamu Noguchi - Sculptural Design:  

Presentation of some 80 works by the Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988). ...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Orchestre et Choeurs de la Monnaie, Kazushi Ono, conductor :  

Mahler: Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection" ...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Kraftwerk:  

Legendary German techno group in concert....
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Nationalmuseum -- Stockholm, Sweden

Impressionism and the North :  

For the first time, an exhibition shows the relationship between French Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and art in the Nordic countries. There are many links between (mainly French) Impressionism and artists in the Nordic region. The exhibition shows paintings done by Paul Gauguin during his time ...
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Palais des Beaux Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis :Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique   

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis, op. 123 ...
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Paolo Curti/Annamaria Gambuzzi & Co -- Milan, Italy

Ettore Sottsass: 20 Big Silver Objects:  

The show features twenty large objects in silver produced in limited edition, designed by Sottsass specifically for this event. The works of Ettore Sottsass are created through the assemblage of simple geometric figures (cubes, cylinders, spheres, etc.) and an elementary use of perspective. Eviden...
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Roland Petit and Jerome Robbins:Paris Opéra Ballet  

Passacaille Choreography: Petit Music: Webern The Cage Choreography: Robbins Music: : Stravinsky Other Dances Choreography: Robbins Music: Chopin L'Arlésienne Choreography: Petit Music:Bizet A superb evening to open the season at the Paris Opéra Ballet, even though Petit's Passacaille, ...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco , United States

San Francisco Symphony:  

Mahler: Symphony No. 3...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Maazel / Vilar Conductors` Competition :  

26 September: Lorin Maazel on "Masters of the Baton" Conductor Lorin Maazel will recall the work of several great conductors of the past, who served as important mentors and role models for his generation, including de Sabata, Furtwängler, Kleiber, Monteux, Munch, Reiner and Toscanini. The discussi...
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Kunstmuseum -- Bonn, Germany

Die Brücke:Masterworks from the Brücke Museum Berlin  

The Kunstmuseum Bonn is presenting 178 oil paintings, watercolors, pastels, drawings, woodcuts and lithographs from the collection of the Brücke Museum Berlin that give a complete survey of the art of the Brücke from 1905 to 1913. The Brücke-Museum houses the largest collection of works of "Die Brüc...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Oscar Peterson, piano:  

Jazz pianist Oscar Peterson in concert ...
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National Gallery of Canada -- Ottawa, Canada

The Print in Italy 1550 - 1620:  

Follow the history of printmaking in Italy during the late Renaissance and early Baroque. The exhibition highlights the relationships between printmakers, designers, printers, and distributors, and reveals a wide range of subjects: religious, mythological, scientific, political, ornamental, and recr...
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Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik -- Bonn, Germany

Venezia!:Treasures from Venetian Palaces  

The special attraction of the exhibition is an opportunity to see and appreciate many major Venetian works of art in their original "collection contexts": A late 16th century collection included not only paintings by Venetian or non-Venetian masters (like Dürer or Bosch), but also ancient and contem...
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War Memorial Opera House -- San Francisco, United States

Saint François d’Assise :by Olivier Messiaen  

Pamela Rosenberg is letting off the big guns for her first season as director of the San Francisco Opera. Messiaen’s four-hour show should be a test as to whether local audiences are open to “new” music and whether they are willing to accept a more European style of production. No expense has been s...
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Various venues -- Toronto, Canada

Small World Music Festival :  

Kicking off the festival on 26 September, some of Afghanistan’s finest musicians appear in a double-bill – Qawwali music meets Afghan rebab with Ustad Mohammed Ulfat and Ustad Masroor. On 27 September, Irshad Khan, a local star of Indian music plays the sitar and surbahar. From southern Spain, Radio...
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Various venues -- Brussels, Belgium

ForwArt :An exhibition of contemporary art in Brussels   

ForwArt was launched in 2000 by the BBL in its cultural centre with the goal of promoting international contemporary art in Belgium. For this second edition, fourteen young artists were selected by four international exhibition curators and were given the opportunity of producing new work. ForwArt...
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American Airlines Arena -- Miami, United States

Lil' Bow Wow :  

The Prince of Hip-Hop Lil' Bow Wow on stage at the American Airlines Arena. ...
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Brooklyn Museum of Art -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

Exposed: The Victorian Nude:  

The first exhibition to chart the moral and aesthetic controversies about the nude body in English visual culture during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837 - 1901). Organized by the Tate Britain and touring internationally, the show includes some 150 works ranging from painting and sculpture to popul...
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The Andy Warhol Museum -- PIttsburgh, United States

Strange Messenger: The Art of Patti Smith :  

This retrospective exhibition includes nearly 50 works on paper produced by Patti Smith over the last 30 years, including a recent series of large-scale drawings inspired by the events of September 11, 2001. The show also features original manuscripts of Smith’s writings, photographs, source materia...
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Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik -- Bonn, Germany

David Bowie :  

In this open air concert, David Bowie sings past hit tunes as well as songs from his new album Heathen. ...
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Justice League -- San Francisco, United States

Brad Mehldau:  

Brad Mehldau in concert...
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State Opera Prague -- Prague, Czech Republic

Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra St. Petersburg:Valery Gergiev , conductor  

Arias from operas by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Glinka, Rubenstein, Dargomyzhsky ...
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Chapelle Royale -- Versailles, France

Cantates spirituelles et sonates :  

The excellent Strasbourg-based Parlement de Musique interprets French sacred cantatas by the French baroque composer Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre. ...
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Rudolfinum -- Prague, Czech Republic

Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra St. Petersburg:Vadim Repin, violin  

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker - excerpts from the ballet Violin Concerto Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique" ...
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Hertz Hall -- Berkeley, California, United States

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano:  

Programme to be announced ...
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Theatre Royal -- Wexford, Ireland

Wexford Festival Opera:  

This annual festivity continues its delvings into the operatic byways to the delight of jaded operagoers who want more than just another Tosca or Zauberflöte. The young casts are always fascinating for talent spotters while the increasing professionalism in all departments adds to our pleasure....
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Various venues -- Los Angeles, United States

Verizon Music Festival :  

The Los Angeles festival includes R&B, Latin, soul, jazz and world music with performances by Teddy Pendergrass, Béla Fleck, Ozomatli, Al Jarreau, Julieta Venegas and Ray Charles. Newcomers include Lea DeLaria, Toshi Reagon, Chris Botti, Quetzal, Gerald Clayton and others. Concerts, including severa...
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Rudolfinum -- Prague, Czech Republic

Orchestre National de Montpellier:Pierre Amoyal, violin  

Dvorak: Vanda - Overture Chausson: Poeme Ravel: Tzigane Koering: Grand Adagio Debussy: La mer ...
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Château, Opéra royal -- Versailles, France

Rameau en clair-obscur :  

Spectacle based on Rameau's Hippolyte & Aricie (1733) ...
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Opéra Bastille -- Paris, France

Paris Opera Ballet:Swan Lake  

Probably the most famous, and certainly the most frequently performed work in the classical repertory. The Princess Odette is turned into a swan by the wicked magician, Rothbart, and can only be restored to human form should a man swear true love for her. But Siegfried is tricked by Rothbart and his...
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Vorst Nationaal -- Brussels, Belgium

Diana Krall:  

Canadian jazz star on tour in Europe...
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New Museum of Contemporary Art : Zenith Media Lounge -- New York, United States

Rhizome.org 2002 Net Art Commissions:  

Five new net artworks by this year's Rhizome Commissioning Program recipients: Christopher Fahey, Institute for Applied Autonomy (IAA/Hactivist.com), Lisa Jevbratt, John Klima, and Nungu. Launched in November 2001, the program provides financial support to artists to create original works of net art...
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New Museum of Contemporary Art : Zenith Media Lounge -- New York, United States

Videodrome II:  

Presenting work by twenty-seven artists in twenty-nine days, Videodrome II features a different single projection video work each day in the Zenith Media Lounge. In the spirit of David Cronenberg's 1983 cult classic film Videodrome, and his investigation of the integration of the television into dai...
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art -- London, England

Under Mussolini:Decorative and Propaganda Arts of the Twenties and Thirties  

Curated by Silvia Barisone, Gianni Franzone and Matteo Fochessati of the Wolfson Collection, Genoa, this exhibition documents the two decades of Fascist rule in Italy through examples of furniture, glassware, ceramics, painting, sculpture and graphic design. Many of the leading artistic figures of...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Budapest Festival Orchestra :Ivan Fischer, conductor   

Enescu: Prélude à l'unisson (Suite n° 1, op. 9) Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz. 106 Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2, op. 27 ...
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Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao -- Bilbao , Spain

Rubens and His Age: Treasures from the Hermitage Museum :  

This exhibition presents Flemish paintings, drawings, and decorative arts of the seventeenth century—a primary strength of the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg—to reflect the sophisticated collecting practices of seventeenth-century Flanders. Including masterworks by nearly 60 artists and cr...
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The Museum of Sex -- New York, United States

NYC Sex: How New York City Transformed Sex in America :  

NYC Sex: How New York City Transformed Sex in America investigates the sexual subcultures of the city's past and present, and explores the means by which they have influenced the development of modern attitudes about sex and sexuality. Delving into the histories of prostitution, burlesque, birth co...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Chicago Symphony Orchestra:Radu Lupu, piano   

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 Schoenberg: Five Pieces for Orchestra Wagner: Overture from Tannhäuser ...
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KunstHausWien -- Vienna, Austria

In Praise of Painting:Masterpieces of the Group Wirklichkeiten (Realities)  

An exhibition of Austrian classics of contemporary painting by the famous group of Austrian artists of the Seventies Wirklichkeiten (Realities) that held their first joint exhibition in May 1968 in the Vienna Secession. ...
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Brandenburg Gate -- Berlin, Germany

Brandenburg Gate Unveiled:  

The famous Berlin landmark and symbol of the re-united Germany, the Brandenburg gate will be unveiled on Germany's Day of Unity, 3 October 2002. The gate has been under wraps for more than two years while undergoing extensive restorations to strengthen the foundation and provide a face lift through ...
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Zellerbach Hall -- Berkeley, California , United States

Mark Morris Dance Group:  

A Lake, music by Haydn Resurrection, music by Richard Rogers World Premiere set to William Walton's Façade Foursome, music by Erik Satie Lucky Charms, music by Ibert ...
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Teatro de la Zarzuela -- Madrid, Spain

Compañía Nacional de Danza :  

Solo for two (1996) Choreography: Mats Ek Music: Arvo Pärt No more play (1998) Choreography: Jirí Kylián Music: Anton Webern Sueños de Ether (1986) Choreography: Nacho Duato Music: Marcel Landowski Enemy in the figure (1989) Choreography: William Forsythe Music: Thom Willems ...
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts -- San Francisco, United States

Ballet Preljocaj:  

Ballet Preljocaj, one of France's leading modern dance companies, returns to America with two US premieres, Helikopter (2001) and Rite of Spring (2001)....
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Palazzo Ruspoli -- Rome, Italy

The Borgias: The Art of Power :  

Exhibition devoted to the history of the Borgia family illustrated by art works on view by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Filippino Lippi, Antonello da Messina, Mantegna, Dürer, Bosch among others. ...
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The Minneapolis Institute of Arts -- Minneapolis , United States

The Eye of the Traveler:David Roberts' Egypt and the Holy Land  

The Scottish landscape painter David Roberts, R.A. (1796-1864) was among the first of a succession of European artists who ventured to the Middle East during the early decades of the nineteenth century to record the ancient monuments, religious sites, and cities of Egypt and the Holy Land. During an...
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Scottish National Portrait Gallery -- Edinburgh, Scotland

Calum Colvin: Ossian - Fragments of Ancient Poetry :  

Colvin’s work embraces the combined disciplines of sculpture, painting, photography, electronic imaging and installation. This new project investigates themes of history, time, memory and myth, and has been inspired by James Macpherson’s largely forgotten, but once influential (and controversial) ‘t...
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Asia Society -- New York, United States

Sacred Music From Asia:  

Sacred Music from Afghanistan, China, India, Indonesia, Japan ...
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The Menil Collection -- Houston, United States

H. C. Westermann:  

Sculptor H. C. Westermann (1922 - 1981) ignored the prevailing trends of abstraction and minimalism, was dedicated to traditional American craftsmanship, and revealed an affinity for Surrealist absurdity and American Pop humor. H. C. Westermann, organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago...
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Musikhalle Großer Saal -- Hamburg, Germany

Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo :François-René Duchable, piano  

Henri Dutilleux: Métaboles Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor op. 21 Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice Ravel: Menuet Antique, La Valse ...
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Haymarket Theatre Royal -- London, England

Theatre: Breath Of Life:By David Hare   

Judi Dench and Maggie Smith star in David Hare's new play. Ticket sales are brisk. ...
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Wadsworth Atheneum -- Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Thomas Eggerer: MATRIX 148 :  

MATRIX 148, Thomas Eggerer's first solo museum exhibition, presents a selection of recent paintings and drawings. Eggerer, born in 1963 in Munich, Germany, is now based on Los Angeles. He has worked in theatrical design in Vienna, studied painting at the Munich Art Academy, and worked in New York wi...
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Museum Kunst Palast -- Düsseldorf, Germany

Konrad Klapheck :Portraits   

This exhibition reveals an unknown aspect of the painter. Ten years ago, he began to draw portraits – of personal friends and art-lovers, male and female. Since then his private gallery of art heads numbers 350 names. Among them are teachers at the Academy in Düsseldorf and stars of the internationa...
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Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles -- Brussels, Belgium

Akademie für alte Musik Berlin :  

Alessandro Scarlatti: Recitativo & Aria de Caen (Il primo omicidio) Alessandro Scarlatti: Sonata a 4 Domenico Scarlatti: Salve Regina Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto grosso No 2, op. 6/2 Francesco Veracini: Overture No. 4 J.S. Bach: Cantata "Gott soll allein mein Herze haben", BWV 169 ...
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Esterházy Palace -- Eisenstadt, Austria

Harald Kosik, piano:  

Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven...
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The Art Institute of Chicago -- Chicago, United States

African Artistry: Gifts from the Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection:  

Since the mid-1980s the Art Institute has received a selection of significant sculpture and textiles from West and Central Africa as generous gifts from the Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection. Seven Yoruba works from, what is today, Nigeria and the Republic of Benin form the largest part ...
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston -- Houston, United States

Over the Line:The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence   

This major retrospective presents over 200 paintings and drawings spanning the long career of the American artist, Jacob Lawrence (1917 - 2000). Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey and trained in the art workshops of the Harlem community in the 1930s, Lawrence was the first voice of the black experien...
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The Art Institute of Chicago Web Site -- Chicago, United States

The Miracles of Mary: A 17th-Century Ethiopian Manuscript :  

Recently acquired by The Art Institute of Chicago, this Ethiopian manuscript was made to guide and enhance the yearly cycle of celebrations in Mary’s honor, and its well-preserved pages bear witness to many years of careful use. The leather-bound book includes 158 vellum leaves and 84 paintings. The...
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Konzerhaus Berlin: Großer Saal -- Berlin, Germany

Kun Woo Paik, piano:Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester  

Visitors to the German capital should not hesitate to hear one of the three concerto performances by the Korean pianist Kun Woo Paik. Albert Roussel:"Bacchus et Ariane - Suite for Orchestra op. 43 Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5 in G Major op. 55 Ravel: "Daphnis et Chloë" - Suites 1 & 2 for Orc...
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Haus der Berliner Festspiele -- Berlin, Germany

Theatre: Il silenzio (The Silence):  

Il Silenzio remembers the earthquake of 1968 which razed the Sicilian town of Gibellina to the ground. A picture book of melancholy serenity, a circus world with majorettes, silent saints and Italian canzoni from the Seventies. In Italian with German supertitles ...
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Frick Collection -- New York, United States

Florilegium:  

Vivaldi, Forqueray, Pergolesi, Geminiani ...
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Alte Oper Frankfurt -- Frankfurt, Germany

Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo:François-René Duchable, piano   

Henri Dutilleux: Métaboles (1964) Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor op. 21 Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice Ravel: Menuet antique ...
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Chapelle Royale -- Versailles, France

Lully and His Contemporaries at the Chapel of Louis XIV :  

Jean-Baptiste Luuly: Ouverture et suite de Roland Jean-Baptiste Lully: Miserere Pierre Robert: Quare fremuerunt Henry Du Mont: Domine quid multiplicati sunt ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano:  

Gluck, C.P.E. Bach, J.C. Bach...
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Koningin Elisabethzaal -- Antwerp, Belgium

Patricia Kaas :  

Canadian pop singer Patricia Kaas chez les Belges...
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Paramount Theatre -- Oakland, California, United States

Harry Belafonte:  

The legendary Harry Belafonte in concert...
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The Baltimore Museum of Art -- Baltimore, United States

Painted Prints: The Revelation of Color:In Northern Renaissance & Baroque Engravings, Etchings & Woodcuts  

The first extensive exploration of hand-coloured prints of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. The show reveals prints by Durer and other 16th- and 17th-century artists were often brilliantly hand coloured by professional print colourists and valued far more than uncoloured images. The exhibition ...
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Alte Oper Frankfurt -- Frankfurt, Germany

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra:  

Schönberg: String Quartet No. 2 Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor ...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

London Philharmonic Orchestra:Yuri Bashmet, Viola  

R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche William Walton: Viola Concerto Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 ...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Gabrieli Consort and Players:Händel: Saul  

Händel: Saul...
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Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles -- Bruseels, Belgium

Philharmonia Quartett Berlin:  

Beethoven, Reger, Shostakovich...
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Opéra de Marseille -- Marseille, France

Lucrezia Borgia:by Gaetano Donizetti  

Occasions to see Nelly Miricioiu in the great dramatic bel canto roles are sufficiently rare so that we have no hesitation over a deplacement to Marseilles for the event....
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Palais de Tokyo -- Paris, France

Louise Bourgeois, "le jour la nuit le jour":  

Sculpture, a sound installation, a film by Brigitte Cornand and photos document the Franco-American artist Louise Bourgeois' childhood and recent artistic activity....
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Lyttelton Theatre at the Royal National Theatre -- London, England

Theatre: A Streetcar Named Desire :By Tennessee Williams   

The American film actress Glenn Close comes to the National to play Blanche DuBois, a faded and fragile Southern belle who arrives to visit her younger sister Stella, now living in a seedy district of New Orleans. Blanche is near the end of a downhill path in her life, but she comes repeatedly into ...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Berliner Philharmoniker:  

Schoenberg: String Quartet No. 2 Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 ...
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Musikverein: Brahms-Saal -- Vienna, Austria

Juilliard String Quartet:  

Mozart, Schuller, Beethoven ...
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Merlin Theatre -- Budapest, Hungary

Emma Rice: Wild Bride or The Handless Woman:  

Emma Rice and Bill Mitchell – leaders of Kneehigh, a British dance theatre, have chosen a a collection of folk legends from around the world, as the vantagepoint for their new work in its world premiere at the Budapest Autumn Festival. It is a visual tale of the encounter between the Devil and a wo...
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Tate Modern -- London, England

The Unilever Series: Anish Kapoor:  

Kapoor has stated that his aim is to make objects and installations that look as if imported 'from another world'. The artist has used the entire length of Tate Modern's massive Turbine Hall, which measures 155m (550ft) long, 23 m (75ft) wide and 35m (115 ft) high. Born in 1954 in Bombay, India, K...
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Dieu Donné Gallery -- New York, United States

Jane Hammond:  

Another sellout show by the literary-minded American artist Jane Hammond. This exhibition features an editioned book created during Hammond's Lab Grant residency....
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Palazzo Grassi -- Venice, Italy

The Pharaohs:  

Curated by Christiane Ziegler, this exhibition aims to present the multi-faceted nature of pharaonic monarchy. The thematic itinerary, with over three hundred pieces from various collections worldwide, looks into all the major stages of Egyptian history, and the diverse facets of kingship touched up...
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Film Forum -- New York, United States

Cinema: How to Draw a Bunny :  

Directed and edited by John Walter, How to Draw a Bunny fashions a biographical mystery tale from fascinating, often hilarious stories told by Dada and collage artist Ray Johnson’s contemporaries, including Christo, Chuck Close, Roy Lichtenstein, Judith Malina, Richard Feigen, James Rosenquist, and...
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Angel Stadium -- Palm Springs, California , United States

Greater Palm Springs Pride:  

Gay and lesbian pride festival that includes a parade, music and a juried art competition....
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra:Bernard Haitink, conductor  

Mozart: Symphony No. 32, KV 318 Mozart: 'Bella mia fiamma' - 'Resta, oh cara', KV 528 Mozart: 'Vado ma dove?' - 'oh Dei!', KV 583 Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G Major...
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Barbican Gallery -- London, England

LaChapelle: Photographs:  

In his work LaChapelle recreates the popular icons of the last twenty years. Madonna becomes an ethereal goddess, served by three white swans. Britney Spears is a glamorous Lolita in a bedroom full of stuffed toys. The exhibition also includes portraits of Alexander McQueen, Naomi Campbell and David...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

San Francisco Symphony:Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor  

Mahler: Symphony No. 3...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Kent Nagano, conductor :  

Olivier Messiaen: La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ ...
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Musikverien -- Vienna, Austria

Gidon Kremer, violin:  

Debussy, Ravel, Berg ...
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Courtauld Institute Gallery -- London, England

Into the 20th Century: New Displays at the Courtauld:  

The Courtauld Institute Gallery undergoes a substantial re-hang to incorporate over 100 late 19th and 20th century paintings and sculptures from private collections. On view from 10 October 2002, the new displays include a group of important Fauve paintings, including three works by Matisse, four by...
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Rijksmuseum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dutch Encounter with Asia, 1600-1950:  

The last of four exhibitions to mark the anniversary of the foundation of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in 1602. The exhibition is not limited to the years of the VOC itself but covers a longer period: four centuries during which the Dutch were present on Asian soil, from the first merchants wh...
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Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris -- Paris, France

Matthew Barney :The Cremaster Cycle   

In 1994 the American artist Matthew Barney (b. 1967, San Francisco) began his 5-part series of Cremaster films. Alone the numbering of the parts - 4 (1994), 1 (1995), 5 (1997), 2 (1999), 3 (2002) - is already a contradiction of the serial principle. Cremaster is the name of the muscle that raises or...
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Musikhalle Großer Saal -- Hamburg, Germany

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano:  

Chopin, Debussy, Grieg...
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New Jersey Performing Arts Center -- Newark, United States

Mandy Patinkin concert:Stephen Sondheim   

Mandy Patinkin celebrates Sondheim with Paul Ford on piano...
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New York Public Library -- New York, United States

Urban Neighbors: Images of New York City Wildlife :  

Urban Neighbors includes images of approximately 250 species, a highly selective cross section of New York City wildlife, represented in historic and contemporary illustrated books, photographs, hand-colored engravings and lithographs, maps, and original art, as well as the occasional cartoon or mag...
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New York Public Library -- New York, United States

Urban Neighbors: Images of New York City Wildlife :  

Urban Neighbors includes images of approximately 250 species, a highly selective cross section of New York City wildlife, represented in historic and contemporary illustrated books, photographs, hand-colored engravings and lithographs, maps, and original art, as well as the occasional cartoon or mag...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Arts of the Spanish Americas, 1550–1850: Works from the Museum's Collection:  

A sampling of the Museum’s holdings of secular and religious arts made in colonial Latin America. Drawn from the collections of several departments, the installation highlights the creativity of artists working during the era of Spanish rule, from the Rio Grande to the Andes, from the period of evan...
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Greek Theatre -- Berkeley, California, United States

Bob Dylan :  

Bob Dylan on tour ...
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Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Gerhard Richter: Acht Grau (Eight Gray):  

To mark the artist’s 70th birthday as well as the Berlin museum's acknowlegement of Gerhard Richter's highly successful retrospective exhibtion tour of the United States (currently on view at the San Francisco Musuem of Modern Art until 14 January 2003), Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin presents Gerhard R...
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -- San Francisco, United States

Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting:  

First seen at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition is the first full-scale survey of the paintings of the influential German artist ever mounted in America. The show presents some 200 paintings, prints, drawings, and photographs from every phase of Richter’s career, from 1962 to today...
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World Financial Center -- New York, United States

Rewarding Lives:  

Rewarding Lives, an exhibition of pop culture icons by photographer Annie Leibovitz, is on view at at the American Express headquarters in the World Financial Center in New York. The show features Leibovitz portraits of American Express Cardmembers who have defined achievement around the world, as w...
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Zellerbach Hall -- Berkeley, California, United States

Takács Quartet:Maxim Philippov, piano   

Mozart, Bartok, Schumann...
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Legion of Honor -- San Francisco, United States

Philip Guston's Poor Richard:  

In 1972, inspired by Our Gang and his friend Phillip Roth's satire of the Nixon Presidency, the American artist Philip Guston (1913–1980) produced his own indictment of Nixon in a series of 72 drawings. They were not exhibited until 2001 when they appeared at the David McKee Gallery in New York. Als...
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The Andy Warhol Museum -- Pittsburgh, United States

Andy Warhol in the 1950s:  

This exhibition examines Warhol’s life and work within the cultural and artistic context of this post-World War II era. The core of the exhibition is based on the 1950s collection of The Warhol’s sister institution, the Carnegie Museum of Art. This collection includes prime examples of both American...
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The Andy Warhol Museum -- Pittsburgh, United States

Basil Twist, The Araneidae Show:  

Presented in cooperation with the Black Sheep Puppet Festival Basil Twist is a third generation puppeteer and the sole American to have been accepted into the prestigious Ecole Supérieur Nationale des Arts de la Marionette in Charleville-Mézières, France. The Arandeidae Show is a solo puppetry ...
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Musikhalle -- Hamburg, Germany

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig :Herbert Blomstedt, conductor   

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 op. 60 Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 "Romantische" ...
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Bataclan -- Paris, France

The Skatalites:  

Jamaica's venerable ska band on tour in Europe....
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Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione -- Rome, Italy

Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia:  

Haydn: Te Deum in C Major for Chorus and Orchestra Hob. 23 Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major op.90 "Italiana" Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major op.55 "Eroica" ...
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Metropolitan Opera -- New York, United States

Il Pirata:by Vincenzo Bellini  

Renée Fleming’s bel canto ventures have always been more warmly received at home than abroad. Her Paris performances last winter left most people unsatisfied, but how will New York audiences react? ...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Freiburger Barockorchester :René Jacobs, conductor  

Haydn: Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons) Hob. XXI:3 ...
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Salle Pleyel -- Paris, France

Berlin Philharmonic :  

Haydn: Symphony No. 88 Mahler: Symphony No. 5 ...
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Théâtre du Capitole -- Toulouse, France

Siegfried / Die Gotterdämmerung:by Richard Wagner  

The Opéra de Toulouse completes its Ring this year, offering the last two works at the start and close of the season. Janice Baird’s increasing prominence in Wagnerian circles merits close attention, while Alan Woodrow’s Siegfried holds promise. We will see if Nicolas Joël’s irreverent view stays on...
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National Gallery of Art -- Washington, D.C. , United States

Deceptions and Illusions: Five Centuries of Trompe l’Oeil Painting :  

Trompe l’oeil, the French term for "eye-deceiver," is a modern word for an old phenomenon: a three-dimensional "perception" provoked by a flat surface, for a puzzling moment of insecurity and reflection. The early precursors of modern trompe l’oeil appeared during the Renaissance, with the discovery...
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Symphony Space : Peter Jay Sharp Theatre -- New York, United States

Cristina Branco :Sound of Fado  

Portugese Fado star Cristina Branco and her husband Custodio Castelo perform in concert. He accompanies her on Portuguese guitar and composes most of the fados she sings. Their songs alternate the fatalistic melancholy of saudade, so evocative of Portugal’s maritime past, with joyful and subtly jau...
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Musikhalle -- Hamburg, Germany

Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg:Ingo Metzmacher, conductor  

Janácek: Ouverture to Jenufa Schumann: Konzertstück for 4 Horns Janácek: Sinfonietta ...
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Teatro de la Zarzuela -- Madrid, Spain

Barbara Hendricks, soprano:  

Schubert, Grieg, Ragnström, Poulenc, de Falla...
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Musikhalle Großer Saal -- Hamburg, Germany

Patricia Kaas :  

French Pop star in concert...
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Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles -- Brussels, Belgium

Quatuor Ysaÿe:  

Haydn, Albéric Magnard, Beethoven ...
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Children's Museum of Manhattan -- New York, United States

Art Inside Out:  

Organized for children over the age of six and their families, the exhibition Art Inside Out features original works by the painter Elizabeth Murray, known for her colorful abstractions of domestic objects; multimedia artist William Wegman, famous for photographs and videos made with his dogs; and c...
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J. Paul Getty Museum -- Los Angeles, United States

The Grapes of Wrath: Horace Bristol's California Photographs:  

Born and raised in California, Horace Bristol (American, 1908–1997) began his career as a freelance photographer in San Francisco in the late 1920s. By the 1940s, he was a leading documentary photographer for magazines such as Life, Fortune, and Time. Influenced by the work of Dorothea Lange, Bristo...
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Festspielhaus Baden-Baden -- Baden-Baden, Germany

Hamburg Ballett; John Neumeier :  

Passion According to St. Matthew ...
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J. Paul Getty Museum -- Los Angeles, United States

About Life: The Photographs of Dorothea Lange:  

Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965) is one of the few female photographers whose name is widely known. She is most recognized for her social documentary work during the Great Depression of the 1930s. As is the case with many well-known artists, her talent is often associated with one image. In her ...
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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía -- Madrid, Spain

Gaudí Universe:  

Some 400 works by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and other artists are on view, including work by Dalí, Le Corbusier, Picasso, Rodin and Tàpies. This exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of Gaudí's birth. ...
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Cirque Royal -- Brussels, Belgium

Patricia Kaas :  

French pop singer Patricia Kaas chez les Belges ...
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City Center -- New York, United States

American Ballet Theatre:  

Highlights include: Sylvia PdD: The Greek nymph Sylvia dances with her beloved, the shepherd Amyntas, in this highlight from Delibes' French ballet, brilliantly streamlined by Balanchine. Grand Pas Classique: Classic ballet bravura for two virtuoso dancers Symphony in C: Conceived in 1947 by G...
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Théâtre du Capitole -- Toulouse, France

Grandes Messes Polychorales de Rome, Naples et Venise :  

Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725): Messa per il Santissimo Natale a nove voci Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736): Missa Romana à quatre choeurs et double orchestre Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Beatus Vir à double choeur et double orchestre ...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Bernard Haitink, conductor:Murray Perahia, piano  

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22, KV 482 Bruckner: Symphony No. 9...
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Smithsonian Institution : Natural History Museum, Baird Auditorium -- Washington, D.C., United States

Cristina Branco and the New Sound of Fado :  

Portuguese Fado star Cristina Branco and her husband Custodio Castelo perform in concert. He accompanies her on Portuguese guitar and composes most of the fados she sings. Their songs alternate the fatalistic melancholy of saudade, so evocative of Portugal’s maritime past, with joyful and subtly ja...
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Science Museum -- London, England

Bond, James Bond :  

Bond‚ James Bond explores the science and art of the Bond films through the greatest collection of original 007 objects‚ images‚ concept drawings‚ storyboards and costume designs ever assembled. From Rosa Klebb’s infamous flick-knife shoe through to plans for spectacular stunts and Oddjob’s killer b...
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Brooklyn Academy of Music -- Brooklyn, New York, United States

Ballet Preljocaj:  

Ballet Preljocaj, one of France's leading modern dance companies, returns to the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) with two New York premieres, Helikopter (2001) and Rite of Spring (2001)....
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Theatre du Chatelet -- Paris, France

Mariinski Theatre Ballet:Soirée Nijinsky   

Petrouchka Music: Stravinsky (1911) Shéhérazade Music:Rimski-Korsakov (1909) Danses polovtsiennes Music: Borodine (1909) Le Spectre de la rose Music: Weber (1911) L'Oiseau de feu Music: Stravinsky (1910) The Russian season at the Chatelet opens with the Ballet du Theatre Mariinski, formerl...
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Staatsoper -- Vienna, Austria

Der Ring des Nibelungen:by Richard Wagner  

No introduction needed to these performances, with most of today’s leading interpeters of their roles...
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Gran Teatre del Liceu -- Barcelona, Spain

Teresa Berganza, soprano:Cecilia Lavilla Berganza, soprano  

Works by Monteverdi, Handel, Giovanni Paisiello, Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Dvorák, Donizetti, Rossini and others. ...
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Victoria and Albert Museum -- London, England

Versace at the V&A:  

A major retrospective of the work of fashion designer Gianni Versace (1946 –1997) featuring the most comprehensive collection of originals ever exhibited from the Versace archives. With more than 130 designs on display, the exhibition illustrates the diversity of Versace’s work over 30 years. The s...
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Casanova:Paris Opéra Ballet  

Choreography: Angelin Preljocaj Music: Goran Vejvoda The antithesis of Swan Lake. A raw, disturbing choreographic experience, possibly distasteful to many. ...
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Teatro de la Zarzuela -- Madrid, Spain

Borderline: Piece for ten dancers:  

Borderline: Piece for ten dancers Choreography and Mise en Scène: Blanca Li Music: Matthew Herbert and Tao Gutiérrez Installations and Scenography: Jorge Orta Bodily Architecture: Lucy Orta ...
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World Financial Center Winter Garden -- New York, United States

Sonic Garden:  

Sonic Garden, a newly-commissioned collection of soundscapes by four New York artists / musicians, Laurie Anderson, David Byrne, Marina Rosenfeld and Ben Rubin....
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World Financial Center Winter Garden -- New York, United States

Sonic Garden:  

Sonic Garden, a newly-commissioned collection of soundscapes by four New York artists / musicians, Laurie Anderson, David Byrne, Marina Rosenfeld and Ben Rubin....
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Rockefeller Music Hall -- Oslo, Norway

Ronan Keating :  

Irish pop star on a European tour....
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Various venues -- Pittsburgh, United States

Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival :  

In its 17th year, the highly regarded Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival features an astute programme of fiction, documentary and short films from the United States, Europe, Africa and Australia. Highlights include: Borstal Boy: The fact-based story of an IRA revolutionary who...
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Van Gogh Museum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

American Beauty:Painting and sculpture from The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1770-1920  

The paintings and sculptures are from the Detroit Institute of Arts, which boasts one of the most representative collections of American art in the world. With 90 masterpieces, including famous works such as Watson and the Shark by John Singleton Copley and Nocturne in Black and Gold: the Falling Ro...
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Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles -- Brussels, Belgium

Brad Mehldau Trio:  

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Bibliothèque nationale de France : Site François-Mitterrand -- Paris, France

Zola:  

To mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Emile Zola the Bibliothèque nationale de France has on view some 400 objects (manuscripts, publications, photographs, paintings, drawings, engragings)that document the life, work and times of the great French writer....
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Zellerbach Hall -- Berkeley, California, United States

Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company:  

Program A (18 Oct): Verbum, set to Beethoven's Quartet in F major, Op. 135 WorldWithout/In, set to excerpts of Gyorgy Kurtag's String Quartet Op. 1 and "Twelve Microludes" Black Suzanne, set to Shostokovich's Octet, Op. 11 Program B (19 Oct): Verbum WorldWithout/In D-man in the Waters, set to ...
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Van Gogh Museum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Fire & Ice:Treasures from the photographic collection of Frederic Church   

Presentation of the photograph collection of the landscape painter and world traveller Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900). Church's most successful paintings were inspired by his travels through South and Central America, the Northern polar region and the Middle East. The collection of photographs o...
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Symphony Hall -- Boston, United States

Bach: Mass in B Minor:  

Bach: Mass in B Minor...
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New Jersey Performing Arts Center -- Newark, United States

Pilobolus :  

Pilobolus is always a startling mix of humor and invention....
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Műcsarnok -- Budapest, Hungary

Vision: Image and Perception:  

The exhibition organised as the opening event of the Budapest Autumn Festival by the C3 Foundation and the Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle Budapest, aims to present the active process of human vision as approachable through historical, cultural, technical and neurobiological methods, with the aid of art...
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New Jersey Performing Arts Center : Prudential Hall -- Newark, United States

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin:  

Schubert, Fauré, Brahms, Gershwin, André Previn...
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Various venues -- Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgay:  

Glasgay is the UK's largest and most diverse multi-arts festival for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people....
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Auditorium Parco della Musica -- Rome, Italy

Aterballetto :  

Psapha Choreography: Mauro Bigonzetti Music: Iannis Xenakis Steptext Choreography:William Forsythe Music: Johannes Sebastian Bach Cantata Choreography: M. Bigonzetti Music: Traditional songs from Naples and southern Italy ...
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Museum of Contemporary Art -- Chicago, United States

Archigram: Experimental Architecture 1961-1974 :  

Although none of their major projects were ever built, Archigram’s utopian visions of modular communities such as Walking City (1964), Plug-In City (1965), and Instant City (1968) anticipated the mobility, interconnectivity, and technology of the information age and globalism. Although coming square...
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Museum of Contemporary Art -- Chicago, United States

Gillian Wearing: Mass Observation:  

Winner of Britain’s prestigious Turner Prize in 1997, Gillian Wearing has exhibited extensively in the United States and internationally. The MCA exhibition is the first solo museum exhibition of Wearing’s work in the United States, presenting a survey of her photography and video work from 1996 to ...
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Konzerthaus Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski, conductor:  

Ouverture to Manfred op. 115 Introduction and Allegro appassionata for Piano and Orchestra in G Major op. 92 Konzert-Allegro with Introduction for Piano and Orchestra in D Minor op. 134 Symphony No. 1 op. 38 ("Spring") ...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Nguyên Lê plays Jimi Hendrix:  

Nguyên Lê, guitars, arrangements Michel Alibo, electric bass Terri Lyne Carrington Assistan Dembélé, vocals Special guest: Paolo Fresu, trumpet and bugle ...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Nguyên Lê plays Jimi Hendrix:  

Nguyên Lê, guitars, arrangements Michel Alibo electric bass Terri Lyne Carrington Assistan Dembélé, vocals Paolo Fresu, trumpet and bugle ...
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Flex -- Vienna, Austria

DZihan & Kamien:Richard Dorfmeister  

G-Stone session: DZihan & Kamien, & Richard Dorfmeister...
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Priamàr Fortress -- Savona, Italy

Biennale of Ceramic in Contemporary Art :  

The Local Tradition of Ceramic and the Globalization of Contemporary Art Lectures of the Biennale's co-curators: From Earth Comes Local and Universal Art Nelson Herrera Ysla Founder of the Wifredo Lam Center and the Havana Biennial, Cuba Fast food, slow bake and life's other surprises ...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Jimi Hendrix backstage:  

This exhibition, in collaboration with the Experience Music Project in Seatlle and Experience Hendrix LLC (Hendrix family), marks the 60th anniversary of the American musician's birth. Hendrix died in 1970 at the age of 27. The exhibition features recording and film archives as well as sound and li...
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Phoenix Art Museum -- Phoenix , United States

37th Annual Cowboy Artists of America Sale & Exhibition :  

This unique major exhibition unveils more than 100 new works, never before viewed by the public, by the members of the Cowboy Artists of America. With some of the art works selling in the six figures, the sale has become the most prestigious in the country. The sale, which takes place on 18 Octobe...
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Opernhaus -- Zurich, Switzerland

Benvenuto Cellini:by Hector Berlioz  

Gardiner’s Berliozian affinities should be put to the test in this sprawling work that is essential to our understanding of the composer as any of his other operas. ...
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Olympiahalle -- Munich, Germany

Ronan Keating:  

Irish pop star on European Tour...
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Brava Theater Center -- San Francisco, United States

Cristina Branco :Sound of Fado  

Portugese Fado star Cristina Branco and her husband Custodio Castelo perform in concert. He accompanies her on Portuguese guitar and composes most of the fados she sings. Their songs alternate the fatalistic melancholy of saudade, so evocative of Portugal’s maritime past, with joyful and subtly jau...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Frederica von Stade, soprano:  

Fauré, Ginastera, Mahler, Poulenc, Satie, Kern, Frishberg ...
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Musikverein -- Vienna, Austria

Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano:  

Debussy, Prokofiev, Schumann ...
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Lucerna Music Bar -- Prague, Czech Republic

John Scofield Band:  

Jazz guitarist John Scofield at the Lucerna Music Bar...
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Zeneakadémia -- Budapest, Hungary

György Kurtág:Budapest Autumn Festival  

Works by György Kurtág: Messages – for orchestra Op. 34 (1991–1996) Splinters Op. 6/c – for cimbalom Pieces from Games, solo and cello works from the series Signs, Games and Messages for strings Grabstein für Stephan Op. 15/c (1978–1979, rev. 1989) for solo guitar and divided instument groups ...
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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía -- Madrid, Spain

Black Mountain College: Experimenting with Power :  

Exhibition devoted to art work produced by teachers and students at Black Mountain College in North Carolina in the United States. Works on view include paintings, sculptures, graphic art, photographs, books, manuscripts, sound recordings and documentaries by artists, writers and composers such as ...
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Bercy -- Paris, France

Moby:  

Moby on tour in Europe....
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Auditorium -- Dijon, France

Nelson Freire, piano:  

Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Granados ...
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Iridium Jazz Club -- New York, United States

Dee Dee Bridgwater and her Big Band:  

Based in Paris, the two Time Grammy Award Winning vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is one of the leading jazz performers today. ...
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Theatre du Chatelet -- Paris, France

Mariinski Theatre Ballet:Nutcracker  

Nutcracker Choreography: Kiril Simonov Music: Tchaikovsky New version, created in 2001, with staging,decor, and costumes by the painter, Mikhail Chemiakin. The Russian season at the Chatelet opens with the Ballet du Theatre Mariinski, formerly the Kirov, nearly a century after the arrival ther...
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Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier -- Montréal, Canada

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal:Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust  

Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust...
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Ludwig Múzeum Budapest -- Budapest, Hungary

Daniel Spoerri :  

The first Hungarian exhibition of Daniel Spoerri (b. 1930, Galaţi – Romania) currently living in Switzerland. Spoerri, who was originally known as a dancer and a thespian, became the leader of the 1960s fluxus flow called Eat-ART. The exhibition is a selection of those years as well as the late...
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Compaq Center -- San Jose, California, United States

Paul McCartney:  

The ex-Beatle on tour...
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American Airlines Arena -- Miami, United States

Rolling Stones:  

The legendary British Rock group on its Autumn / Winter North American tour....
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Berkeley Art Museum -- Berkeley, California, United States

Beyond Preconceptions: The Sixties Experiment:  

Beyond Preconceptions: The Sixties Experiment looks at how a group of international artists responded to the times. Twenty-one artists from Eastern and Western Europe and North and South America are featured in this exhibition, among them Eva Hesse, Joseph Beuys, Bruce Nauman, Hanne Darboven, Ilya K...
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Österreichische Galerie Belvedere -- Vienna, Austria

Klimt-Landscapes :  

This exhibition presents Gustav Klimt (1862 - 1918) exclusively as a landscape painter with masterpieces from European and American museums and private collections. During his summer holidays in the Salzkammergut and Italy, Klimt created paintings which rank among the most significant works in his œ...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Riccardo Chailly, conductor:  

Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite Stravinsky: Jeu de cartes Beethoven · Symphony No. 7...
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The Queen's Theatre -- London, England

Theatre: Contact:Susan Stroman, choreographer and director   

The evening consists of three thematically-linked short stories told mostly through dance. In each story, the central character expresses a longing to make a romantic connection. For example, in Story 3, Contact, is set in present-day New York, and is the story of Michael Wiley, a wildly successful ...
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Musée Carnavalet -- Paris, France

The Art of Silk:Prelle 1752 - 2002  

To mark its 250 years of silk production, Prelle, the famous Lyon-based company, has on view a selection of its silk archives. In the same family for five generations, Prelle continues to serve the decorative needs of a luxury and government clientele including Opéra Garnier, Hôtel de Ville, Tuiler...
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Berlin Arena -- Berlin, Germany

Ronan Keating:  

Irish pop star on European Tour...
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Various venues -- San Francisco, United States

San Francisco Jazz Festival :  

McCoy Tyner Big Band, Shirley Horn Trio, Ahmad Jamal Trio, Charlie Hunter, Bobby McFerrin, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Ornette Coleman Trio, Jack DeJohnette, Elvin Jones Jazz Machine, Charles Lloyd and many others....
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

Kennedy, violin:Tonhalle-Orchester  

Brahms: Serenade No. 2 op. 16 in A Major Elgar: Violin Concerto, op 61...
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Château, Chapelle Royale -- Versailles, France

Madame de Pompadour à la Chapelle :Grands motets for the Masses of Louis XV   

Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville: Nisi Dominus Antoine Blanchard: Venite exultemus André Campra: Cum lnvocarem ...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Silk Road Ensemble :  

Yo-Yo Ma brings his multi-cultural Silk Road Ensemble to Chicago. The Silk Road was a series of trade routes that allowed the first global exchange of culture, goods and knowledge between East and West. Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project aims to connect people through music and art while promoting mutual ...
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Whitney Museum of American Art -- New York, United States

An American Legacy, A Gift to New York:  

This exhibition brings together an important group of gifts generously presented to the Whitney by members of its Board of Trustees, focusing on the formative works of artists who achieved national acclaim during the 1950s and 1960s. On view are the work of 23 artists including Jackson Pollock, Clyf...
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Richard Rodgers Theatre -- New York, United States

Movin' Out:  

While there isn't much dialogue in Movin'Out, there is still much for the ear and the eye to enjoy in this Tony Award-winning muscial with choreography and direction by Twyla Tharp, and the songs of Billy Joel. ...
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Teatro de la Zarzuela -- Madrid, Spain

Theatre: The Three Penny Opera:  

The Three Penny Opera Music by Kurt Weill Libretto by Bertolt Brecht...
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Oslo Konserthus -- Oslo, Norway

Oslo Philharmonic :Bruckner: Symphony No. 8   

Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 ...
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Pavello de la Vall d'Hebron -- Barcelona, Spain

Moby:  

Moby on tour in Europe....
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Sala Apolo -- Barcelona, Spain

The Skatalites :  

Jamaica's venerable ska band on tour. ...
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Museum of Cycladic Art -- Athens, Greece

Salvador Dali: Singularity and Myth :  

Organized in collaboration with the Gala – Salvador Dalí Foundation (Figueres, Spain) and the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid, this exhibition features thirty paintings and a piece of sculpture by the surrealist master....
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra :Christian Thielemann, conductor  

Schreker: Vorspiel zu Das Spielwerk Schönberg: Verklärte Nacht, op. 4 R. Strauss: Tod und Verklärung, op. 24 R.Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op. 28...
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Davies Symphony Hall -- San Francisco, United States

Britten: War Requiem:Kurt Masur, conductor   

Britten: War Requiem...
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Haus der Kunst -- Munich, Germany

Chiaroscuro:Chiaroscuro Italian Coloured Woodcuts of the Renaissance and the Baroque   

The exhibition Chiaroscuro - Italian Coloured Woodcuts of the Renaissance and the Baroque originated in cooperation with the Weimar Art Collections and the Casa di Goethe, Rome. It presents an outstanding selection of Italian woodcuts of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries and further documents an imp...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Kim Kashkashian, viola:Robert Levin, piano  

J.S. Bach , R. Clarke, Jolas, Franck ...
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Javits Center - North Pavilion -- New York, United States

The Armory Photography Show 2002 :  

Eighty-four (84) leading international dealers invited from the worlds of both photography and contemporary art will exhibit a wide array of work ranging from early print processes to film, video and digital media, with special emphasis on variety and innovation, including: Galerie 19/21 - 21st: The...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Maxim Vengerov, violon:  

J.S. Bach, Eugène Ysaÿe, Rodion Shedrin ...
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Film Forum -- New York, United States

Cinema: Quai des Orfèvres:  

Henri-Georges Clouzot's brilliant and atmospheric 1947 film noir starring Louis Jouvet as the gruff, slightly seedy, toothbrush-mustached Maigret-like Inspector Antoine. Clouzot takes us from the wings and dressing rooms of the Parisian music hall and circus worlds to the drab, airless corridors and...
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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz -- Berlin, Germany

Ballet Frankfurt :William Forsythe   

Over the next three years William Forsythe will present one production a year in Berlin. This year it is Kammer / Kammer, a choreography based on texts by Anne Carson and Douglas A. Martin. ...
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CSO Music Hall -- Cincinnati , United States

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra:  

R. Strauss: Don Juan Bartok: Viola Concerto Tubin: Double Bass Concerto R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Cecil Taylor, Bang on a Can All Stars:  

Cecil Taylor, piano Bill Dixon, trumpet Tony Oxley, drums, percussion ...
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Various venues -- Villerupt, France

Villerupt Italian Film Festival:  

Villerupt is a small town in France (Pays-haut lorrain) bordering on Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg where a sizeable Italian immigrant population once worked in the local iron mines. Today, this region celebrates its Italian immigrant past with a festival devoted to Italian cinema. In its 25th edit...
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Bibliothèque nationale de France -- Paris, France

Les trente plus beaux livres de Mazarin : le cardinal, la Fronde et le bibliothécaire:  

An exhibition devoted to the thirty most precious books in the private library of Cardinal Mazarin marks the fourth centenary of Mazarin's birth. Along with works in ancient greek and latin, illuminated manuscripts from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the 16th century, the exhibitions features r...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra:Christian Zacharias, piano and conductor  

Mozart, Haydn...
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Various -- New York , United States

ARTWALK NY:  

New York has experienced the greatest one-year increase in homelessness since the Great Depression. In an effort to draw attention to the exploding homeless population and to raise money for the nearly 37,000 homeless men, women, and children sleeping in shelters each night in New York City, the C...
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Pavilhao Atlantico -- Lisbon, Portugal

Moby:  

Moby on tour in Europe...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal:Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust  

Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust ...
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Teatro degli Arcimboldi -- Milan, Italy

Daniel Barenboim, piano:  

Beethoven ...
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Festspielhaus Baden-Baden -- Baden-Baden , Germany

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra :Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   

Chopin: Concerto No. 2 in F minor for Piano and Orchestra Op. 21 Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major Op. 43 ...
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Frick Collection -- New York, United States

Artemis Quartet:  

Mozart, Bartók, Beethoven...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Dave Holland Big Band:  

"What Goes Around"...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal:  

Szymanowski: Symphony No. 3, "The Song of the Night" Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (complete) ...
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The Cleveland Museum of Art -- Cleveland, United States

Magna Graecia: Greek Art From South Italy and Sicily:  

The Greeks called it "Megale Hellas" and the Romans "Magna Graecia"——Great Greece. The exhibition features 81 masterworks from eight Italian regional archaeological museums: Agrigento, Gela, Paestum, Palermo, Reggio Calabria, Sybaris, Syracuse, and Taranto. Many of the works date to the 6th and 5th ...
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Hertz Hall -- Berkeley, California, United States

Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano :  

Programme to be announced...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- VIenna, Austria

Dave Holland Quintet:  

"Not for Nothing"...
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Theatre du Chatelet -- Paris, France

Mariinski Theatre Ballet:La Bayadère  

La Bayadère Choreography: Marius Petipa (reconstruction by Serguei Vikhariev) Difficult to get "closer to the sources" than this somewhat dusty reconstitution, where even the costumes are taken from the original designs by Evgueny Ponomariev. Danced in London earlier this year, it had little succe...
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Merlin Theatre -- Budapest, Hungary

Emma Rice: Wild Bride or The Handless Woman:  

Emma Rice and Bill Mitchell – leaders of Kneehigh, a British dance theatre, have chosen a a collection of folk legends from around the world, as the vantagepoint for their new work in its world premiere at the Budapest Autumn Festival. It is a visual tale of the encounter between the Devil and a wo...
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The Frick Collection -- New York, United States

Masterpieces of European Painting from the Toledo Museum of Art:  

To mark its recent centenary, the Toledo Museum of Art has lent twelve of its greatest European paintings. Masterpieces of European Painting from the Toledo Museum of Art includes exceptional works by artists such as Piero di Cosimo (1462-1521), Jacopo Bassano (about 1510-1592), El Greco (1541-1614)...
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Théâtre de la Monnaie -- Brussels, Belgium

Ballata:by Luca Francesconi  

The new music director conducts his second opera in Brussels, a world premiere, always interesting to see what kind of contemporary music excites his support. Freyer’s irrelevancies will presumably be in accord with the composer’s vision....
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Bibliothèque nationale de France: Site Richelieu -- Paris, France

James Nachtwey, Eyewitness:  

An exhibition of the recent gift of 80 photographs by James Nachtwey to the Department of prints and photographs of the Bibliothèque nationale de France. The American anti-war photographer was a member of the Magnum agency before co-founding the VII Agency....
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Various venues -- Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona International Jazz Festival :  

Dave Holland Big Band, Gilberto Gil, Mingus Big Band, Chucho Valdes Quartet, Havana Report among others....
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Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona -- Barcelona, Spain

Cosmopolis: Borges and Buenos Aires :  

The fourth exhibition in the cycle Cities and their Writers, which opened in 1995 with James Joyce’s Dublin. Every two years, this cycle presents an exhibition about a writer who has established a critical and passionate relationship with his or her city, exploring all the nuances of the urban world...
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Alte Oper Frankfurt -- Frankfurt, Germany

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir:  

J.S. Bach: Nun danket alle Gott BWV 192 J.S. Bach: Sinfonia from the Cantata Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats BWV 42 J.S. Bach:Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn' und Schild BWV 79 J.S. Bach: Eine feste Burg ist unser Gott BWV 80 ...
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Trafó -- Budapest, Hungary

Journal d’un inconnu :Josef Nadj, choreography   

Based on Nadj’s own diary and poems by Ottó Tolnai, the Journal d’un inconnu, a very personal solo performance, premièred at the Biennale of Venice on 6 June 2002....
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Pier 92, Manhattan -- New York, United States

Affordable Art Fair New York City:  

Over 90 galleries are exhibiting the work of hundreds of contemporary artists from around the world. There will be a wide range of work in all media including painting, prints, drawing, photography, sculpture and video. All will be on sale between $100 and $5,000. ...
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Konzerthaus Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin:  

Johann Gottlieb Graun, Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Georg Monn, Haydn, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach...
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Oslo Konserthus -- Oslo, Norway

Oslo Philharmonic :Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin   

Brahms: Violin Concerto Debussy: Trois images ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berliner Philharmoniker:Beethoven: Missa solemnis  

Beethoven: Missa solemnis in D Minor op. 123 ...
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World Financial Center Winter Garden -- New York, United States

Ballet Hispanico:  

A fusion of ballet, modern and Latin dance shapes a spirited image of the contemporary Hispanic world....
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Browse & Darby -- London, England

Inspired by India: New Works by Anthony Fry:  

The pictures on view are mailnly inspired by Fry's visit to Cochin in 1999 / 2000 and 2000 / 2001 and then worked on during the summer months in his studio in Wiltshire, near Bath. Traditional Hindu stories about the god Krishna feature in several canvases including Krishna in a Tree and Krishna Obs...
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Zenith -- Munich, Germany

Moby:  

Moby on tour in Europe ...
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Teatro Real -- Madrid, Spain

Giulio Cesare:by George Fredrick Handel  

This travelling production (also to be seen in Bologna) could be a knock-out, with excellent casting, a conductor who is becoming more at home in the operatic world....
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden -- London, England

Royal Ballet :Mayerling  

Mayerling Choreography: MacMillan Music: Liszt The story of the Crown Prince Rudolf, heir to the Austo-Hungarian Empire who fell in love with the seventeen-year old Mary Vetsera, and of their suicide pact in 1889. Ambition, immorality, and corruption. A favourite ballet in the company's repertoir...
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Rembrandt House Museum -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Charles Donker, etcher :  

This is the third in a series of exhibitions devoted to graphic artists who seek to establish links with tradition in a highly individual way. The exhibition includes more than a hundred works, spanning the whole of Donker’s career as a graphic artist. The themed structure showcases the artist’s v...
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Cologne-Deutz Exhibition Centre, Rhineside Halls -- Cologne, Germany

Art Cologne:  

An annual meeting place for collectors, curators, museum staff, artists and art enthusiasts from all over the world, Art Cologne focuses on Classic Modernism, art from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, the avant-garde, and contemporary sculpture. A jury of international experts selects around half of the ...
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Various -- Berlin, Germany

JazzFest 2002 :  

Roy Haynes' Birds of a Feather - a Tribute to Charlie Parker, George Lewis and the NOW Orchestra, Jim Hall, Charlie Haden, Jody Williams Quartet are some of the jazz musicians present at this year's Berlin Jazz Fetival. ...
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New Jersey Performing Arts Center -- Newark, United States

Paul Taylor Dance Company:  

The program includes Black Tuesday, a new work set to songs of the Depression, plus Images and Last Look. ...
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Teatro Real -- Madrid, Spain

Handel: Giulio Cesare :  

Handel: Giulio Cesare ...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

David Bowie Film Retrospective:  

The Hunger, 1983 (UK) Cracked Actor, 1975 (UK) The Man Who Fell To Earth, 1976 (USA, UK) The Looking Glass Murders, 1968 (UK) Merry Christams Mister Lawrence, 1983 (Japan) Basquiat, 1996 (USA) ...
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New Jersey Performing Arts Center -- Newark, United States

Planet Hip Hop:International Hip Hop Festival  

local, national and international (Cuba & South Africa) artists speaking about and performing all things hip-hop. Four leading hip-hop experts (Kevin Powell, Baye Wilson, Toni Blackman and Danny Hoch) have curated Planet Hip Hop. Some of the highlights include live graffiti, discussions, a book si...
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New Museum of Contemporary Art -- New York, United States

The Paintings of Carroll Dunham:  

The first major museum survey of the paintings of the American painter Carroll Dunham features over 40 paintings by Carroll Dunham spanning a twenty-year period. Beginning with his small, densely-worked abstract paintings on wood to his large, expressive canvases of cartoon-like figures, this exhi...
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The Brooklyn Museum of Art -- New York, United States

The Adventures of Hamza:  

On view previously at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C., the exhibition presents 61 folios from a vividly illustrated, action-filled adventure, commissioned by the teen-age- Emperor Akbar (r. 1556–1605) in India. Begun around 1557 and completed 15 years later, the Hamzanama (Story ...
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Konzerthaus Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra:Thomas Zehetmair, violin   

Schumann: "Requiem für Mignon" für Soli, Chor und Orchester op. 98b Violin Concerto in D Minor Symphony No. 3 op. 97 ("Rheinische") ...
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Philharmonie -- Colgone, Germany

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam:  

Stravinsky: Pulcinella-Suite Stravinksy: Jeu de cartes Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major op 92 ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Neeme Järvi, conductor :  

Ferruccio Busoni: Tanzwalzer op. 53 Xaver Scharwenka: Piano Concerto No. 4 in F Minor op. 82 Shostakovitch: Symphony No. 6 op. 54 ...
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Manny Silverman Gallery -- Los Angeles, United States

Robert Motherwell:Themes and Variations Including the Dedalus Sketchbook  

This exhibition consists of approximately 50 works spanning Robert Motherwell's career from 1947 to 1991. It focuses on the development of Motherwell's language, his pallette and recognizable gestures that came to be known as the Elegies to the Spanish Republic, the Beside the Sea works, and the Op...
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Het Muziektheater -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dutch National Ballet:  

Tour with John Cranko's version of Giselle to The Hague, Eindhoven, Utrecht, Leeuwarden, Arnhem, Den Bosch....
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Philadelphia Museum of Art -- Philadelphia, United States

Giorgio de Chirico and the Myth of Ariadne :  

These "Metaphysical" works began around 1912, with a series of 8 Ariadne paintings in which Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) depicted a reclining statue of the Princess of Greek mythology in an empty, sun-drenched piazza. According to the legend, Ariadne was abandoned by her lover, Thes...
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Konzerthaus Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra:Hélène Grimaud, piano  

Schumann: Ouvertüre, Scherzo und Finale für Orchester op. 52 Piano Concerto in A Minor op. 54 Symphony No. 4 In D Minor op. 120...
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-- New York, United States

New York City Marathon :  

From the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to Central Park, this legendary, annual, big-city marathon atttracts some of the most committed marathon runners in the world. ...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Patricia Kaas:  

French pop singer Patricia Kaas on tour....
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Alcatraz -- Milan, Italy

Ronan Keating:  

Irish pop star on European tour...
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Queen Elizabeth Theatre -- Vancouver , Canada

Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Project:  

A global get-together where Eastern compositions mingle with the works of such western composers as Debussy, Ravel and Bartók...
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Gran Teatre del Liceu -- Barcelona, Spain

Felicity Lott, soprano:  

Works by Maurice Ravel, Gustav Mahler, Georges Bizet, Edmund Nick, Hector Berlioz, Claude Debussy, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Richard Strauss, John Ireland, Frank Bridge, Oscar Straus, Reynaldo Hahn, Roger Quilter, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, Erik Satie, Samuel Barber, Gabriel Fauré, Albert Rouss...
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Musikverein -- Vienna, Austria

Orchestra filarmonica della Scala:Riccardo Muti, conductor  

Giuseppe Martucci: Notturno La Canzone dei ricordi Strawinsky: "Le Baiser de la Fée" Verdi: Danze del Macbeth ...
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The Joyce Theater -- New York, United States

Ballet Biarritz:  

Ballet Biarritz makes its New York debut under the artistic direction of Thierry Malandain.Programme: Un homage aux Ballets RussesPulcinella Le spectre de la rose Boléro L'après-midi d'un faune, ...
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Alte Oper Frankfurt -- Frankfurt, Germany

The Dave Brubeck Quartet:  

The Dave Brubeck Quartet and Bireli Lagrene Trio ...
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The Andy Warhol Museum -- Pittsburgh, United States

John Fleck, Nothin Beats Pussy:  

Fleck has been labeled by some political pundits as too dirty to be funded. Fleck has won numerous grants and awards and will bring his latest piece, Nothin Beats Pussy, to Pittsburgh. In the performance, Fleck stars as Mr. Pussy Delicious in his adventures through the rabbit hole in this son...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

The Philadelphia Orchestra:Martha Argerich, piano  

Sibelius: Pohjola's Daughter Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major Prikofiev: Symphony No. 6 ...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

The Legacy of Genghis Khan:Courtly Arts and Culture in Western Asia, 1256–1353  

In a lifetime characterized by war and conquest, Genghis Khan (1167?–1227) forged the largest contiguous land empire in human history. His legacy was a unified Mongol confederacy that his sons and grandsons ruled for more than a century. During this peaceful era, people, objects, and ideas moved wit...
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Opéra National de Paris: Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Juliette ou la clé des songes:by Bohuslav Martinú  

Martinú’s surrealist opera to a French text is rarely produced but is worth seeing, particularly with Alexia Cousin in the title role, her young talent especially suited to the work. ...
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 :  

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 ...
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Musikverein -- Vienna, Austria

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano:  

Schubert, Brahms, Ravel...
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Rikskonsertene - Norwegian Concert Institute -- Oslo, Norway

Cristina Branco :Sound of Fado  

Portugese Fado star Cristina Branco and her husband Custodio Castelo perform in concert. He accompanies her on Portuguese guitar and composes most of the fados she sings. Their songs alternate the fatalistic melancholy of saudade, so evocative of Portugal’s maritime past, with joyful and subtly jau...
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Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie -- Brussels, Belgium

Roman Trekel, baritone:  

Recital programme to be announced...
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Horus Club -- Rome, Italy

The Skatalites:  

Jamaica's venerable ska band on tour in Europe....
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Pacific Bell Park parking lot -- San Francisco, United States

Cirque du Soleil :Varekai   

Cirque du Soleil pitches its tent at Pacific Bell Park....
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Rossi & Rossi Ltd -- London, England

Beyond Lhasa: Sculpture and Painting from East and West Tibet:  

This exhibition coincides with the fifth Asian Art in London (7 to 15 November). The show presents works from artistic traditions outside the heartland of Tibet's south central districts of U and Tsang. The highlight of the exhibition is a painted clay sculpture representing a Buddha in a style th...
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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts -- New York , United States

Best of Times: The Theatre of Charles Dickens:  

The course of English literary history might have been drastically altered if a nasty cold had not kept the young Charles Dickens from his audition at London’s Covent Garden Theatre. Instead of rescheduling, he took a job as a Parliamentary reporter and shortly after that, his first story was publis...
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Tanzquartier -- Vienna, Austria

Berio / Monteverdi:Wien Modern  

Luciano Berio: a-ronne / A documentary for eight singers on a poem by Edoardo Sanguineti (1974-1975) Monteverdi: Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (1638)) (Arrangement: Luciano Berio) ...
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Eskenazi -- London, England

Two rare Chinese porcelain fish jars of the 14th and 16th centuries :  

Two Rare Chinese Porcelain Fish Jars of the 14th and 16th Centuries are on view at Eskenazi as the centrepiece of the autumn exhibition to coincide with Asian Art in London.

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Various venues -- London, England

Asian Art in London :  

Forty-six of the world's specialist dealers along side experts from London's art institutions unite to present Asian works of art. The dealers and auction houses hold their most important exhibitions and sales of the year and this, combined with a programme of evening receptions, pre-auction viewing...
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Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Book reading: Gerhard Richter: Painter:  

Dr. Dietmar Elger, Sprengel Museum Hanover, will read selections from his new Richter biography Gerhard Richter: Painter, published in the autumn of 2002. The author worked in Gerhard Richter’s studio and has written several books on the German artist....
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Théâtre National de Chaillot -- Paris, France

Théâtre français: Le Traitement:de Martin Crimp   

Une ville : New York Un milieu : le monde du spectacle. Une jeune femme qui vient vendre son histoire à un couple de producteurs en quête de vécu, un auteur de théâtre oublié qui veut sortir de l'ombre, l'ascension d'une stagiaire ambitieuse, la vengeance d'une star de cinéma jadis humiliée, une...
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Starett Lehigh Building -- New York, United States

Editions & Artist's Books Fair '02 :  

In a new, larger location in Chelsea, this Fair marks its fifth year as a showcase for contemporary publishers and book dealers exhibiting the latest in the medium of prints, multiples and artists' books. Organized by Michele Quinn of Brooke Alexander Editions, Susan Inglett of I.C. Editions, and D...
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Tilles Center for the Performing Arts -- Brookville, Long Island , United States

Itzhak Perlman, violin:  

Recital programme to be announced...
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Theatre Mogador -- Paris, France

Ronan Keating:  

Irish pop star on European tour...
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Heinz Hall -- Pittsburgh , United States

Pittsburgh Symphony:Krystian Zimerman, piano   

Shchedrin: Dialogues with Shostakovich Shostakovich: Suite of Entr'actes from Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District and Katerina Izmailova Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 3 Britten: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Henry Purcell ...
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Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione -- Rome, Italy

Frank Peter Zimmerman, Heinrich Schiff, Christian Zacharias :  

Beethoven: Trios Nos. 1, 5, 7 ...
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CSO Music Hall -- Cincinnati , United States

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra:Alexander Toradze, piano  

Ravel: La Valse Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Suite, Legends ...
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Roy Thomson Hall -- Toronto, Canada

Oscar Peterson, piano:   

Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 Oscar Peterson Trio, selections to be announced from the stage (w/o orchestra) ...
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Roy Thomson Hall -- Toronto, Canada

Toronto Symphony Orchestra:Martha Argerich, piano   

Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 Oscar Peterson Trio, selections to be announced from the stage (w/o orchestra) ...
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Roy Thomson Hall -- Toronto, Canada

Toronto Symphony Orchestra:Martha Argerich, piano   

Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 Oscar Peterson Trio, selections to be announced from the stage (w/o orchestra) ...
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The Morgan Library -- New York, United States

Grace Bumbry, mezzo-soprano:  

A Tribute to Marian Anderson: A Vocal Performance by Grace Bumbry...
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National Gallery of Canada -- Ottawa, Canada

Bartolomeo Montagna: St-Jerome in Penitence:  

A 16th Century Venetian treasure, owned by the Gallery since 1929 and recently restored. ...
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Haus der Kunst -- Munich, Germany

War and Peace:A German Tsarina in Pavlovsk Palace   

The Tsarist palace of Pavlovsk with its vast park ensemble, about thirty kilometers south of St. Petersburg is inseparably associated with the name Maria Fjodorovna, née Sophie Dorothée von Württemberg. This German princess, subsequently Grand Duchess, Tsarina and widow of the Tsar, devoted forty ye...
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New Morning -- Paris, France

Kenny Garrett Quartet :  

Kenny Garrett Quartet ...
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The Art Institute of Chicago -- Chicago , United States

The Medici, Michelangelo, and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence :  

In collaboration with the Soprintendenza per i Beni Artistici e Storici in Florence and the Detroit Institute of Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago has organized this major international exhibition of approximately 180 paintings, sculptures, graphics, porcelain, tapestries, costumes, and other works...
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Flex -- Vienna, Austria

Peter Kruder & Richard Dorfmeister:  

DJ DSL Album Release Party featuring Peter Kruder & Richard Dorfmeister at the Flex, Vienna's most popular venue for music enthusiasts of all pop genres. ...
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Gran Teatre del Liceu -- Barcelona, Spain

Ramón Vargas, tenor :  

Schumann: Dichterliebe, op. 48 Songs by Salvador Moreno based on poems by Federico García Lorca, Edmundo Baez, Rafael Santos Torroella, Josefa Murillo and Rafael Solana Songs by Manuel María Ponce and Ferran J. Obradors ...
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Museum für Gegenwartkunst -- Basel, Switzerland

Bruce Nauman – Mapping the Studio:  

The exhibition, laid out on two floors of the museum, represents all the phases of American artist Bruce Nauman's extremely varied oeuvre, from 1965 to the present, including videos, neon pieces, sculptures, drawings and installations. Mapping the Studio II consists of 7 wall-sized video projection...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Wiener Philharmoniker:Daniel Barenboim, conductor  

Mozart: Piano Concerto in A Major K 488 (1786) Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 "Romantic" ...
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Konzerthaus Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

London Symphony Orchestra:Mahler: Symphony No. 9  

Mahler: Symphony No. 9...
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Grand Théàtre de Genève -- Geneva, Switzerland

Ensemble Intercontemporain:Pierre Boulez, conductor  

Pierre Boulez: Dérive 1 Pierre Boulez: Dérive 2 (Swiss premiere) Pierre Boulez: Le Marteau sans Maître ...
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Opernhaus -- Zurich, Switzerland

Fierrabras:by Franz Schubert  

It is good to see Schubert’s operas being given a chance, and Zurich is to be praised for its continuing effots. ...
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- Los Angeles , United States

Miracles and Mischief:Noh and Kyogen Theater in Japan   

Known for more than 600 years as Japan’s most influential forms of theater, noh and Kyogen evolved out of street entertainment, seasonal agricultural festivals, and religious rituals. Dating from the 14th through the 20th centuries, the art objects in the exhibition are gathered from the most import...
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Martin-Gropius-Bau -- Berlin, Germany

Cinema: Avant Gardes in Central Europe 1910 – 1930:  

Film programme linked to the exhibition Avant Gardes in Central Europe 1910 - 1930 on view at the Martin-Gropius-Bau. "Polizeibericht! Überfall" by Ernö Metzner (1928, Hungarian) "Lichtspiel, schwarz-weiss-grau" by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (1930)"Ein Licht leuchtet in der Finsternis" by Otakar Vávra...
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Olympia -- Paris, France

Youssou n'Dour :  

Senegalese super star Youssou n'Dour in concert....
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New Orleans Museum of Art -- New Orleans, United States

Raised to the Trade: Creole Building Arts of New Orleans:  

Raised to the Trade tells the story of the significant contributions by African-American, Creole and other ethnic craftsmen whose ingenious artistry made and maintain the built environment of New Orleans. The exhibition brings the buildings of New Orleans to life through audio recordings of oral hi...
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Maria -- Berlin, Germany

Peter Kruder & Richard Dorfmeister:  

Austrians Peter Kruder and Richard Dorfmeister with a dj-bag full of remixes at Berlin's Club Maria. ...
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Grand Théâtre -- Geneva, Switzerland

Der Zwerg / Eine florentinische Tragödie:by Alexander Zemlinsky  

Has Zemlinsky’s time finally come? Productions of Der Zwerg have abounded in recent years, many of them with David Kuebler in the title role, but the composer’s other adaptation of Oscar Wilde is not so common. Curiously, the same double bill will be given in Brussels but in a different production....
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La Fenice -- Venice, Italy

Thaïs:by Jules Massenet  

Massenet’s love child is impersonated by Eva Mei in Pizzi’s presumably decorative sets. Pertusi is always an interesting performer, though how much of French style will be present remains to be seen....
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Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier -- Montréal, Canada

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal:  

Delius, Paris: The Song of a Great City Brahms, Violin Concerto Rachmaninoff, Symphonic Dances ...
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Sadler's Wells -- London, England

Rambert Dance Company:  

Study from Blackbird Choreography: Kylian Sounding Choreography: Davies Grinning in Your Face Choreography: Bruce PreSentinent Choreography: McGregor ...
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Luke & A. Gallery of Modern Art -- London, England

Jazz Fever ? Jazz in New York '60-70s:A Retrospective Exhibition of Jazz Photography by Francine Winham  

Francine Winham was born in London. Her career as a photographer began in the early 1960s, shooting album covers for music impresario Chris Blackwell. In the mid 1960s she moved to New York, initially working for montage photographer David Attee before branching out on her own as a freelance ph...
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Irving Plaza -- New York, United States

Thievery Corporation :  

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton met at Eighteenth Street Lounge in May 1995. They were introduced by a mutual friend and proceeded to discuss their admiration for the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim and the 60's bossa sound. Weeks later, in a home studio, they began to work on the music that would launch Thi...
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Teatro de la Zarzuela -- Madrid, Spain

Matthias Goerne, baritone:  

Brahms: Lieder ...
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Théâtre de la Bastille (salle du bas) -- Paris, France

Théâtre français: Tout est calme:de Thomas Bernhard  

Tout est calme, dit, pour qui connaît Thomas Bernhard, ce que l'on doit attendre du monde bourgeois ici dépeint : que rien ne l'est. Sur un plateau surchargé jusqu'à l'étouffement d'objets luxueux et de meubles, de sympathiques gens de biens et de culture révèlent bientôt la monstruosité profonde qu...
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Cité de la Musique -- Paris, France

Kenny Barron Quartet:  

Kenny Barron Quartet ...
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Auditorium Parco della Musica -- Rome, Italy

Pierre Boulez & l'Ensemble Intercontemporain:  

Berio: Sequenza VI per viola Boulez: Incises pour piano Berio: Chemins II per viola e 9 strumenti Boulez: su Incises ...
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Zellerbach Hall -- Berkeley, California , United States

Theatre: Medea:by Euripides  

The Abbey Theatre production of Euripides' Medea. The work tells the story of a sorceress, Medea, who used her powers to help her husband, Jason, leader of the Argonauts, capture the Golden Fleece. Jason later deserts her, in favor of gaining a kingdom through marriage to another. Forced into exile...
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Leica Gallery -- New York, United States

Czech Documentary Photography :  

Not until the fall of Communism in Czechoslovakia in 1989 did the world begin to discover that Czech documentary photography boasted a number of notable figures besides the internationally recognized Josef Koudelka. This exhibition presents several such photographers in a wide generational range fr...
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WUK -- Vienna, Austria

Marx:Wien Modern  

Thomas Desy: Marx / electronic music theater (2002) ...
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WUK -- Vienna, Austria

Marx:Wien Modern  

Thomas Desy: Marx / electronic music theater (2002) ...
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CSO Music Hall -- Cincinnati , United States

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra:  

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 3 Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess Ravel: Daphnis and Chloé Suite No.2 ...
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Alte Oper Frankfurt -- Frankfurt, Germany

Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble:  

Georg Friedrich Händel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto (concert version in Italian) ...
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The Wang Theatre -- Boston, United States

American Ballet Theatre:Giselle  

American Ballet Theatre's production of Giselle, the timeless story fo love, betrayl and death....
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Longacre Theatre -- New York, United States

Theatre: Def Poetry Jam on Broadway :by Russell Simmons   

An evening of hip entertainment featuring nine American performance poets including Georgia Me, Black Ice, Beau Sia, Suheir Hammad and others selected by Russel Simmons and Stan Lathan from the best of the performers on their HBO cable television series. ...
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Auditorium Parco della Musica -- Rome, Italy

Pierre Boulez & l’Ensemble Intercontemporain:  

Boulez: Memoriale pour flute et 8 instruments Boulez: Dérive 1 Boulez: Dérive 2 Boulez: Le Marteau sans maître...
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La MaMa Experimental Theater Club -- New York, United States

Theatre: Geneva:by Nicholas von Hoffman  

Geneva directed by Mary Fulham, is the first production of a play by veteran journalist Nicholas von Hoffman. It is a two-act drama in which an attractive, ambitious, black, 40-something woman executive is undone by corporate politics of identity and race. Nicholas von Hoffman is the well-known for...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- Humlebaek, Denmark

Belcea String Quartet:Piotr Anderszewski, piano  

Haydn, Bartók, Shostakovich ...
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American Museum of Natural History -- New York, United States

Einstein:  

Organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; and the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, Einstein is a an exhibition devoted to the personal life, scientific theories, political and social convictions of the famous scientist. ...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Heinz Holliger:Wien Modern  

Works by Heinz Holliger, Erich Schmid, Anton Webern, Jacques Wildberger, Annette Schmucki, Franz Furrer-Münch, Thomas Meadowcroft...
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Centro Cultural de Belém, -- Lisbon, Portugal

Albert Gleizes: Cubism in Majesty :  

First exhibition since the 1960s covering the artist, Albert Gleizes (1881 - 1953). On loan from public and private collections in Europe and America, nearly 100 works are on view (paintings, drawings and prints). ...
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Various venues -- London, England

London Jazz Festival :  

Brad Mehldau Trio, Roy Hargrove, Joe Lovano, Chucho Valdes + Lekan Babalola, Femi Kuti and many others at various venues throughout London....
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Edouard Lock and Jiri Kylian:Paris Opéra Ballet   

World creation by Edouard Lock, set to music by David Lang Bella Figura Choreography:Jiri KylianAll creation is an event. The Canadian choreographer specialises in strong, speedy, muscular movement, dance carried to the extreme. Kylian's work is only misleadingly harmonious....
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra:  

Janacek, Ravel, Dvorak...
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Dallas Museum of Art -- Dallas, United States

Sigmar Polke: Recent Paintings and Drawings:  

Sigmar Polke: New Paintings and Drawings features nearly 50 works from the past four years, including a dozen monumental paintings, 30 large paintings and drawings, and 20 small scale paintings. All of the large-scale paintings in the exhibition will be on view to the public for the first time. ...
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Royal Opera, Covent Garden -- London, England

Sophie’s Choice:by Nicholas Maw  

A prestigious cast for a world premiere of yet another opera based on a film that was based on a book. The presence of Simon Rattle at the helm is perhaps a guarantee of a certain quality. ...
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Zenith de Paris -- Paris, France

Indochine:  

Indochine on its national tour....
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Odeon -- Vienna, Austria

Ictus Ensemble :Georges Aperghis  

Georges Aperghis: Paysage Sous Surveillance / Musical theatre after texts by Heiner Müller and Leonardo da Vinci for six soloists and actor (2001-2002)...
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The Opera House -- Toronto, Canada

Thievery Corporation :  

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton met at Eighteenth Street Lounge in May 1995. They were introduced by a mutual friend and proceeded to discuss their admiration for the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim and the 60's bossa sound. Weeks later, in a home studio, they began to work on the music that would launch Thi...
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Tilles Center for the Performing Arts -- Brookville, Long Island , United States

Cassandra Wilson :  

Famed for her interpretations of the music of Miles Davis, her latest album "Belly of the Sun," explores her Mississippi blues roots. ...
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Grand Théàtre de Genève -- Geneva, Switzerland

Florestan Quartet:  

Berg: Suite lyrique Zemlinsky: String Quartet No. 4 op.25...
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The Royal Academy -- London, England

Aztecs:  

This five-month long show highlights the splendours, variety and sophistication of the Aztec civilisation. It brings together a large number of works never previously shown outside Mexico to make the most comprehensive survey of Aztec culture ever mounted. The exhibition opens by examining the orig...
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Symphony Space : Peter Jay Sharp Theatre -- New York, United States

Lazaro Galarraga & U.S. Afro-Cuban All-Stars :Rumba & Congo   

The programs bring together many of the leading Cuban musicians and dancers living in America, including Orlando "Puntilla" Rios, Xiomara, and the California-based PAWS Afro-Cuban Folklore Ensemble. ...
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Auditorium Parco della Musica -- Rome, Italy

Uri Caine:  

Schumann Project...
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Teatro degli Arcimboldi -- Milan, Italy

Filarmonica della Scala / Sir Neville Marriner:  

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ...
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Opéra de Lyon -- Lyon, France

Musica Antiqua Köln :Magdalena Kozená, mezzo soprano  

Heinrich Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, J. S. Bach ...
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Neue Synagogue -- Berlin, Germany

Remembering Felix:  

Steven R. Gerber: “Spirituals” for Clarinet and String Quartet (1992) Benjamin Lees: Piano Trio "Silent Voices" (1998) Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No. 2 ...
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Prinzregententheater -- Munich, Germany

Cristina Branco :Sound of Fado  

Portugese Fado star Cristina Branco and her husband Custodio Castelo perform in concert. He accompanies her on Portuguese guitar and composes most of the fados she sings. Their songs alternate the fatalistic melancholy of saudade, so evocative of Portugal’s maritime past, with joyful and subtly jau...
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Auditrorium -- Dijon, France

Dee Dee Bridgewater:  

Kurt Weill ...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra:  

Mozart, Dvorak...
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston -- Houston, United States

Afghanistan: A Timeless History:  

This show is a modified verions of an exhibiton previously on view at the Musée des Arts Asiatiques—Guimet in Paris. The Musée Guimet and Afghanistan are linked by history. The French Archaeological Delegation to Afghanistan (DAFA) was created by a famous Indologist, Alfred Foucher, in 1922 at the r...
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The Point -- Dublin, Ireland

Moby:  

Moby on tour in Europe...
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden -- London, England

Royal Ballet :Swan Lake  

Swan Lake Choreography: Dowell after Petipa Music: Tchaikovsky After Nureyev's production in Paris, that of British dancer/directer Anthony Dowell in London, with 4 performances by Roumanian ballerina Alina Cojocaru partnered by Johan Kobborg on 18 , 27 November and 6, 12, December 2002. ...
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Olympia -- Paris, France

Salif Keita :  

Called the "African Caruso", Mali-born Salif Keita will be promoting his latest album....
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

Magnus Lindberg:  

Lindberg: Stroke Lindberg: Jubilees Lindberg: Moto Lindberg: Partia Lindberg: Etude Lindberg: Dos Coyotes ...
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Villa Olmo -- Como, Italy

Alain Planès, piano:  

Haydn, Beethoven...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Genesis: Ideas of Origin in African Sculpture:  

How did the world begin? What is our ancestry? What is the source of agriculture and of kingship, and other societal institutions? African cultures seek to provide answers to these questions through elaborate interwoven traditions of oral history, poetry, and art. Genesis: Ideas of Origin in African...
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Museum of Science -- Boston, United States

The Quest for Immortality:Treasures of Ancient Egypt  

Ancient Egyptian beliefs and practices based on the afterlife journey of pharaohs from death to immortality are documented through 115 objects from Egypt and a life-sized reconstruction of the burial chamber of the New Kingdom pharaoh Thutmose III (1490-1436 BC). It is the largest selection of antiq...
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Tennis Palace Art Museum -- Helsinki , Finland

Forbidden Images, Erotic art from Japan´s Edo period :  

The Helsinki City Art Museum will present in the Tennis Palace an exhibition of a unique collection of Japanese erotic art from the Edo period (1603–1867.) In fact, alongside their better-known work, almost all the old masters produced such candid portrayals of the many forms of sexuality. They incl...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment:  

Marais: Pièces en Trio Rameau: Suite from Les Indes Galantes J.S. Bach: Cello Suite tbc J.S. Bach: Trio Sonata in G BWV1039 de Visée: Suite for solo theorbo ...
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Centre Pompidou -- Paris, France

Theatre: Confessions :Italo Svevo / William Kentridge   

South African visual artist / theater director William Kentridge (b. 1955) joins Johannesburg's acclaimed Handspring Puppet Company, composer Kevin Volans, and the Sontonga Quartet in the creation of this beautifully staged new music / puppet-theater work based on two chapters of Italo Svevo's novel...
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Metropolitan Opera -- New York, United States

A View from the Bridge:by William Bolcom  

It is good to see recent works given a second chance. This production from Chicago features a good cast of singing actors, who should carry the work to success. ...
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture -- New York, United States

Rising Above Jim Crow: The Paintings of Johnnie Lee Gray:  

The exhibition encompasses some 35 paintings by Johnnie Lee Gray (1941 - 2000), as well as a selection of archival photographs and videotaped interviews that put the artwork into historical and social context.>Johnnie Lee Gray: Backbone of the South Acrylic on plywood 20" x 23 1/2"From the collecti...
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De Vlaamse Opera -- Antwerp, Belgium

Powder Her Face:by Thomas Adès  

Adès’s shocker makes its way, landing in Belgium for the first time. A new production should allow Marie McLaughlin to exploit her talents. ...
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Davies Hall -- San Francisco, United States

Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra:  

Wynton Marsalis' All Rise All Rise features nearly 100 voices and pairs Wynton Marsalis' Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with the San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Chorus....
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Vivian Beaumont Theater -- New York, United States

Theatre: Dinner at Eight :by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber   

Dinner at Eight peers into the lives of a group of New Yorkers during the Great Depression. As a social-climbing Park Avenue hostess hurriedly organizes a dinner party in honor of visiting English nobility, the play goes skipping around the city to reveal the background of each of the invited guests...
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Konzerthaus Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Staatskapelle Berlin:Gidon Kremer, violin   

Berg: Violin Concerto ("Dem Andenken eines Engels") Mahler: Symhony No. 7 in E Minor ...
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Meany Hall for the Performing Arts -- Seattle, United States

Compañia Nacional de Danza (the National Dance Company of Spain):  

Multiplicity: Forms of Silence and Emptiness...
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Oslo Konserthus -- Oslo, Norway

Oslo Philharmonic :  

Valen: The Churchyard by the Sea Lindberg: Corrente 2 Sigurbjörnsson: Columbine Thommessen: Trumpet Concerto Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 ...
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La Maison de l’UNESCO -- Paris, France

Journée de la Philosophie :  

De 9h30 à 22h00 à la Maison de l’UNESCO, rencontre de philosophes du monde entier, parmi lesquels Edgard Morin, Paul Ricoeur, Richard Rorty, d’artistes, et de musiciens. Concert d’Herbie Hancock accompagné par the Thelonious Monk Jazz Ambassadors. Tables rondes : Philosophie et droits de l’homme ...
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Maison de la Musique de Nanterre -- Paris, France

T & M 2002:  

Music by Aperghis, Angiolini, Ballereau, Cavanna, Donatoni, Dusapin, Goebbels, Pesson, Sciarrino ...
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la Maison de l’UNESCO -- Paris, France

Herbie Hancock :Thelonious Monk Jazz Ambassadors  

As part of the Philosophy Day programme at UNESCO, Herbie Hancock and the Thelonious Monk Jazz Ambassadors will give a free concert. Tickets are available on a first-come first-save basis at UNESCO headquarters in Paris from 9h30. ...
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Various venues -- Miami, United States

The White Party :  

This year’s White Party schedule includes an array of over twenty music-driven events that culminate with the 18th Annual White Party at Vizcaya – also known as the Crown Jewel of AIDS fundraisers. White Party features more than a dozen of the world’s A-list of DJ/Producers including Monty Q at the ...
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Espace Senghor -- Brussels, Belgium

Hopkinson Smith, baroque guitar :  

Baroque guitar recital ...
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Wiltern Theatre -- Los Angeles, United States

Thievery Corporation with guests:  

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton met at Eighteenth Street Lounge in May 1995. They were introduced by a mutual friend and proceeded to discuss their admiration for the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim and the 60's bossa sound. Weeks later, in a home studio, they began to work on the music that would launch Thi...
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Tilles Center for the Performing Arts -- Brookville, Long Island , United States

New York Philharmonic :  

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death Brahms: Symphony No. 4 ...
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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Valenciennes -- Valenciennes, France

Henry Moore: Heads, Figures and Ideas:  

This exhibition features 39 sculptures and 21 drawings by the British sculptor Henry Moore. ...
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Cité de la Musique -- Paris , France

Les Percussions de Strasbourg :  

Iannis Xenakis (Pléiades/Persephassa) ...
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The Andy Warhol Museum -- Pittsburgh, United States

Shequida, Popera:  

America's only Juilliard-trained drag opera diva, Caribbean-born Shequida (soprano) is a beauty with an astonishing five-octave vocal range. She performed her Opera For Dummies at The Warhol's Good Fridays series earlier this year and returns to present her newest work, Popera. It's about the ...
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MGM Grand Hotel -- Las Vegas, United States

India.Arie :  

The acoustic soul songstress in concert...
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Auditorium Parco della Musica -- Rome, Italy

Choeur Accentus:  

Poulenc, Ravel, Messiaen, Dusapin...
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High Museum of Art -- Atlanta, United States

Paris in the Age of Impressionism:Masterworks from the Musée d'Orsay  

The exhibition's thematic groupings reveal all the elements of Parisian culture: Art Nouveau, the Dark Side, the Eiffel Tower, Grand Theatres, High Society, New Directions, and Views of the City. Paris in the Age of Impressionism includes more than 100 objects from all areas of the Musée d'Orsay's r...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

Les Arts Florissants:  

Scenes from operas by Purcell, Monteverdi, Handel, Rameau, Lully, Telemann...
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Musée des Arts asiatiques -- Nice, France

Power and Desire:Indian Miniatures from the Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of the San Diego Museum of Art  

Seventy masterpieces of Indian miniature art spanning from the 10th century to the middle of the twentieth century are on view. A veritable synthesis of Hindu and Islamic culture, the Mughal (Mongol) paintings are on loan from the San Diego Museum of Art in the United States whose collection of Sout...
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Kunsthalle Bielefeld -- Bielefeld, Germany

Edvard Munch: 1912 in Germany:  

This present exhibition in the Kunsthalle is devoted to works exhibited by Edvard Munch in Germany in 1912. Born in Norway in 1863, Munch moved in 1909 to a secluded spot in Kragorø on the southern coast of Norway, where he found his quietest studio so far since his temporary studio in Hvitsten on...
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Wallace Collection -- London, England

Nicolas Koeckert, violin:  

The young German violinist Nicolas Koeckert was a prize-winner in the 2002 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. ...
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Ancienne Belgique -- Brussels, Belgium

Youssou N'Dour :  

Senegalese super star Youssou N'Dour in concert...
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Ruby Skye -- San Francisco, United States

Thievery Corporation with guests:  

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton met at Eighteenth Street Lounge in May 1995. They were introduced by a mutual friend and proceeded to discuss their admiration for the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim and the 60's bossa sound. Weeks later, in a home studio, they began to work on the music that would launch Thi...
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Mci Center -- Washington, D.C., United States

Peter Gabriel:  

It's been 10 years since Peter Gabriel recorded a studio album. His US Growing Up tour promotes his new album, "UP", recorded in France, Senegal, and the Amazon. ...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Ivan Moravec, piano:  

Schumann, Chopin, Brahms, Debussy...
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Walter Reade Theater -- New York, United States

Different Eyes on America:  

A one-day tribute to the French-German television station that for years has been producing provocative television (and film). ARTE has been a particularly powerful force in the field of documentary, providing support for several recent Frederick Wiseman films as well as for Jennifer Dworkin's Love ...
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Teatro degli Arcimboldi -- Milan, Italy

Philharmonia Orchestra:Lorin Maazel, conductor  

Beethoven: Leonore, ouverture No. 3 in C Major op. 72a Richard Strauss: Don Juan op. 20 Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major op. 92 ...
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FleetCenter -- Boston, United States

Peter Gabriel:  

It's been 10 years since Peter Gabriel recorded a studio album. His US Growing Up tour promotes his new album, "UP", recorded in France, Senegal, and the Amazon. ...
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Musikverein -- Vienna, Austria

Thomas Quasthoff, baritone:  

Martin Redl, Schubert...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord:  

Byrd, Bull, J.S. Bach, Croft, Handel, D. Scarlatti ...
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Joe's Pub -- New York, United States

Hop-Fu: Hip Hop meets Kung Fu:The Prodigal Son  

A live hip-hop score by DJ IXL and DJ Excess of the Kolabz crew to the screening of the classic kung-fu flick "Prodigal Son". Ninja warriors battling it out with fire swords accompanied by a hard-hitting audio remix by dueling turntablists Complete with a fury of kicks & jabs infused by beats and ...
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The Blue Note -- New York, United States

Eddie Palmieri & La Perfecta II:  

Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer and Latin jazz luminary Eddie Palmieri revives the excitement of his early salsa, charanga and instrumental mambo innovations at the Blue Note with La Perfecta II, a modern rendition of his breakthrough Latin jazz band of the early 1960's. ...
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The Showbox -- Seattle, United States

Thievery Corporation with guests:  

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton met at Eighteenth Street Lounge in May 1995. They were introduced by a mutual friend and proceeded to discuss their admiration for the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim and the 60's bossa sound. Weeks later, in a home studio, they began to work on the music that would launch Thi...
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Teatro de la Zarzuela -- Madrid, Spain

Les Arts Florissants :  

Music by Purcell, Monteverdi, Lully, Rameau, Handel, Telemann. ...
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Commodore Ballroom -- Vancouver, Canada

Thievery Corporation with guests:  

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton met at Eighteenth Street Lounge in May 1995. They were introduced by a mutual friend and proceeded to discuss their admiration for the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim and the 60's bossa sound. Weeks later, in a home studio, they began to work on the music that would launch Thi...
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Lyric Opera -- Chicago, United States

Thaïs:by Jules Massenet  

Can a successful recording cast work in the theater? Fleming and Hampson possess the physical and vocal attributes for their roles but can the soprano drop her mannerisms?...
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New Jersey Performing Arts Center -- Newark, United States

India.Arie :  

The acoustic soul songstress in concert...
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

Dvorak: Stabat Mater :  

Dvorak: Stabat Mater ...
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The Baltimore Museum of Art -- Baltimore, United States

Common / Places:Contemporary Photography from Germany and Northern Europe  

Common/Places focuses on the familiar places of everyday life—faceless buildings, anonymous street corners, and domestic interiors—that are transformed into compelling, large-scale works by some of the most important contemporary photographers. Thirteen works include a grid of water tower images by ...
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Centre National d'Art et Culture Georges Pompidou -- Paris, France

Roland Barthes:  

This exhibition attempts to provide the viewer with a general idea of the extraordinary intellectual career of the French thinker Roland Barthes (1915-1980) --- showing the wealth and singularity of his thinking and the multiplicity of his interests. The show evokes the world of objects in Mytholog...
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Centre National d'Art et Culture Georges Pompidou -- Paris, France

Roland Barthes:  

This exhibition attempts to provide the viewer with a general idea of the extraordinary intellectual career of the French thinker Roland Barthes (1915-1980) --- showing the wealth and singularity of his thinking and the multiplicity of his interests. The show evokes the world of objects in Mytholog...
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Théatre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Grupo Corpo:  

Grupo Corpo Creation Choreography: Pederneiras XXI Choreography: Pederneiras Fourth visit of the Pederneiras family from Brazil. ...
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Grand Théâtre de Genève -- Geneva, Switzerland

Paul Taylor Dance Company:  

Arden Court The Word Piazzola Caldera Choreographies: Paul Taylor ...
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Hippodrome -- Birmingham , England

Birmingham Royal Ballet:The Nutcracker  

The Nutcracker Production: Wright Christmas in England starts before the decorations in Paris. Can dance-lovers in the U.K. possibly want to see them all? ...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble:Marc Minkowski, conductor  

Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto ...
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Wembley Arena -- London, England

Moby:  

Moby on tour in Europe ...
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Centre Bell -- Montreal, Canada

Peter Gabriel :  

It's been 10 years since Peter Gabriel recorded a studio album. His Growing Up tour of North America promotes his new album, "UP", recorded in France, Senegal, and the Amazon. ...
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Théatre du Capitole -- Toulouse, France

Ballet du Capitole :Sleeping Beauty  

Sleeping Beauty Choreography: Michel Rahn and Nanette Glushak Music: Tchaikovsky ...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble:Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto  

Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto ...
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Auditorium Theatre -- Chicago, United States

India.Arie :  

The acoustic soul songstress in concert...
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New York State Theater -- New York, United States

New York City Ballet:Nutcracker  

Nutcracker Choreography: George Balanchine Music: Tchaikovsky...
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German Historical Museum -- Berlin, Germany

Dining in Public:European Banquet Ceremony 1300-1900  

From the late Middle Ages to the 19th century all the European royal houses kept a tradition of holding a public meal for the ruler in the presence of the court according to a rigid order of ceremony. This was a symbolic act of political identification, which can be interpreted as a secular form of ...
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German Historical Museum -- Berlin, Germany

Dining in Public:European Banquet Ceremony 1300-1900  

From the late Middle Ages to the 19th century all the European royal houses kept a tradition of holding a public meal for the ruler in the presence of the court according to a rigid order of ceremony. This was a symbolic act of political identification, which can be interpreted as a secular form of ...
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Symphony Hall -- Chicago , United States

Chicago Symphony Orchestra:Pierre Boulez, conductor  

Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3 Debussy: Images for Orchestra Debussy: Rondes de printemps Debussy: Gigues Debussy: Ibéria ...
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MGM Grand Hotel -- Las Vegas, United States

Rolling Stones:  

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood on their Winter North American Tour. ...
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Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall -- Copenhagen, Denmark

The Royal Danish Ballet:The Nutcracker   

The Nutcracker Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky Set and Costume Designer: Mikael Melbye Staging: Alexei Ratmansky and Mikael Melbye...
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Gewandhaus (Großer Saal) -- Leipzig, Germany

Michael Schonheit, organ:  

J.S.Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude ...
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Walter Reade Theater -- New York, United States

Cinema: Blue Wild Angel:Jimi Hendrix Live at the Isle of Wight  

Jimi Hendrix's legendary Isle of Wight appearance before some 60,000 people had until 2001 been presented piecemeal on film—heavily edited, with the numbers re-arranged and often truncated. Filmmaker Murray Lerner then went back to his original footage, re-mastered the sound, and brought us a film e...
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -- San Francisco, United States

August Sander: People of the 20th Century:  

Comprised of over 200 photographs from the SK Stiftung Kulture, this exhibition represents an in depth examination of August Sander's portraiture. Sander (1876 – 1964), who worked early in the 20th century, photographed anonymous people dressed in wrok clothjing, thern divided the images into seven ...
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Malmo Konsthall -- Malmo , Sweden

Christer Strömholm:On verra bien   

A retrospective exhibition of Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm (1918 - 2002) spanning more than six decades. The show encompasses some 200 photographs that include portraits of artists, pictures of transexuals in Paris, images from trips through Spain, the US, India, Japan and Kenya as well a...
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Malmo Konsthall -- Malmo , Sweden

Photo: Christer Strömholm:On verra bien   

A retrospective exhibition of Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm (1918 - 2002) spanning more than six decades. The show encompasses some 200 photographs that include portraits of artists, pictures of transexuals in Paris, images from trips through Spain, the US, India, Japan and Kenya as well a...
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Cort Theatre -- New York, United States

Theatre: Hollywood Arms :by Carrie Hamilton and Carol Burnett  

Based on a memoir by Carol Burnett and her daughter Carrie Hamilton, Hollywood Arms is about a family that has gone to Hollywood in hope of success and a better life. Directed by Harold Prince, the play stars Tony Award winners Linda Lavin and Frank Wood. ...
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Frick Collection -- New York, United States

Convivium: baroque violin, cello, harpsichord:  

Couperin, J. S. Bach, Gabrieli, Marais, Frescobaldi ...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra:  

Corelli, Locatelli, Vivaldi, Händel ...
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Alcatraz -- Milan, Italy

Youssou N' Dour:  

Senegalese super star Youssou N' Dour at Milano's Alcatraz...
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De Vlaamse Opera -- Ghent, Belgium

Powder Her Face:by Thomas Adès  

Adès’s shocker makes its way, landing in Belgium for the first time. A new production should allow Marie McLaughlin to exploit her talents. ...
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Wallace Collection -- London, England

Filippo Gamba, piano:  

Filippo Gamba was 1st prize-winner of the 2000 Geza Anda Piano Competition, Zurich. ...
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Teatro de la Zarzuela -- Madrid, Spain

Felicity Lott, soprano :  

Songs by Ravel, Mahler, Bizet, Berlioz, Debussy, Vaughan Williams, R. Strauss, Ireland, Bridge, Hahn, Schumann, Brahms, Satie, Barber, Fauré, Roussel, Saint-Saëns, Wolf, Porter. ...
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Tate Britain -- London, England

Marcus Gheeraerts II: Elizabethan Artis,:  

A small in-focus exhibition on the sixteenth-century artist Marcus Gheeraerts II opened at Tate Britain on 2 December 2002 and marked the 400th anniversary of the death, in March 1603, of his most celebrated sitter, Queen Elizabeth I. The portrait of Captain Thomas Lee (1594), also known as 'the man...
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Air Canada Centre -- Toronto, Canada

Peter Gabriel :  

It's been 10 years since Peter Gabriel recorded a studio album. His Growing Up tour of North America promotes his new album, "UP", recorded in France, Senegal, and the Amazon. ...
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John Jay College Theater -- New York, United States

Trisha Brown Dance Company:  

3, 7, 12, 14 December 2002 Geometry of Quiet Set and Reset: Revival of Trisha Brown / Robert Rauschenberg collaboration. Twelve Ton Rose 5, 10 December 2002 El Triology 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13 December 2002 Winterreise (World Premiere)...
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Opéra de Marseille -- Marseille, France

La Périchole:by Jacques Offenbach  

Pelly has collaborated with Marc Minkowski on two other operérettes by Offenbach, this is his first venture with another conductor, in the event a close associate of Minkowski. Stéphanie d’Oustrac, first revealed by William Christie, has the chien for the title role....
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Manchester Evening News Arena -- Manchester, England

Elton John :  

British pop star Sir Elton John in concert at the Manchester Evening News Arena....
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The Joyce Theater -- New York , United States

Ballet Hispanico:  

A fusion of ballet, modern and Latin dance shapes a spirited image of the contemporary Hispanic world. ...
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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Washington, D.C., United States

Pilobolus Dance Theatre :  

Programme: Tsu-ku-tsu Symbiosis Walklyndon Ben's Admonition Untitled ...
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Théatre de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines -- Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines , France

Théatre: Hamlet ou les Suites de la piété filiale:de Jules Laforgue  

Hamlet ou les Suites de la piété filiale de Jules Laforgue avec Thibault de Montalembert Mise en scène: Hervé Icovic A la fois parodie et hommage à la pièce de Shakespeare, ce spectacle, qui fit le bonheur du Festival d'Avignon en 2001, fourmille de trouvailles irrévérencieuses : le jeune prince...
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Symphony Hall -- Chicago , United States

Chicago Symphony Orchestra:Pierre Boulez, conductor  

Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3 Debussy: Images for Orchestra Debussy: Rondes de printemps Debussy: Gigues Debussy: Ibéria ...
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City Center -- New York , United States

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater:  

Following the subtle current upstream Choreography: Alonzo King Music: Zakir Hussain, Miguel Frasconi and Miriam Makeba Revelations Choreography: Alvin Ailey Music: spirituals, gospel and bluesNight Creature Choreography: Alvin Ailey Music: Duke Ellington Apex Choreography: Francesca Harper...
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Symphony Hall -- Boston, United States

Handel: Messiah:  

Handel: Messiah ...
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Donmar Warehouse -- London, England

Theatre: The Vortex:By Noël Coward  

The Vortex caused a sensation when it premiered on the London stage in 1924, and created a star out of its playwright and leading actor, Noël Coward. ...
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Carlos Gonzalez -- Cordoba, Spain

Hopkinson Smith, baroque guitar:  

Baroque guitar recital ...
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Symphony Space -- New York, United States

Chinese Music for Pipa: Wu Man :  

Wu Man, regarded as one of the most outstanding pipa virtuosos today, was cited by the Los Angeles Times as "the artist most responsible for bringing the pipa to the Western world." ...
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Kimmel Center -- Philadelphia, United States

The Philadelphia Orchestra:Peter Serkin, piano  

Prokofiev: Classical Symphony Lieberson: Red Garuda Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring ...
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Various venues -- Miami, United States

Art Basel Miami Beach :  

Art Basel Miami Beach aims to be the North American winter edition of Art Basel, the world’s largest and most important trade fair for modern and contemporary art held in Switzerland each June. Scheduled to make its debut last year, Art Basel Miami Beach was cancelled because of the tragic events of...
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Halle Tony Garnier -- Lyon, France

Indochine:  

Indochine on its national tour. ...
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Wembley Arena -- London, England

Elton John :  

British pop star in concert for three evenings at London's Wembley Arena....
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Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung -- Munich, Germany

Still World - Italian Still Life :  

Some 200 works from three centuries of Italian painting including masterpieces by Arcimboldo, Caravaggio, Baschenis, Porpora, Recco, the anonymous masters of Hartford, Acquavella or the mysterious Pensionante dei Saraceni are on view. The exhibition looks at the various cultural centres in Italy, fr...
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The Art Institute of Chicago -- Chicago , United States

David Adler, Architect:The Elements of Style  

David Adler (1882 - 1949) was one of the most important architects designing homes and estates in the United States during a period known as that of the "great American house". His career spanned four decades, during which time he undertook commisions for about 200 projects, the majority of them sin...
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San Diego Sports Arena -- San Diego, United States

Peter Gabriel:  

It's been 10 years since Peter Gabriel recorded a studio album. His Growing Up tour of North America promotes his new album, "UP", recorded in France, Senegal, and the Amazon. ...
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Théatre de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines -- Paris, France

Aterballetto:  

Soirée Stravinski: Noces Petrouchka Choreography: Mauro BigonzettiInspired by the Ballets Russes, and in particular by these two magnificent works, the talented director of Italy's most important contemporary company returns to Saint-Quentin for his third visit. Do I recollect a dance writer ...
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Le Sunset -- Paris, France

Idrissa Diop:  

The Senegalese Afro-jazz star in concert at the Sunset Club in Les Halles....
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Walter Reade Theater -- New York, United States

Spanish Cinema Now:  

Eleventh Edition of popular snnual deries features 24 Feature and 7 Short Films, including Demons at High Noon: The Movie World of Alex de la Iglesia, a sidebar of 6 films by the young Spanish director. Several stars and directors associated with these year's films will be present during the serie...
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Orchestra Hall -- Chicago, United States

Roy Haynes : Birds of a Feather:with McCoy Tyner   

Kenny Garrett, saxophone Nicholas Payton, trumpet Dave Kikoski, piano Christian McBride, bass Roy Haynes, drums McCoy Tyner, solo piano ...
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Tilles Center for the Performing Arts -- Brookville, Long Island , United States

Itzhak Perlman, violin:  

Recital programme to be announced...
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Flex -- Vienna, Austria

Peter Kruder & Richard Dorfmeister:  

Vienna All-Stars featuring Peter Kruder & Richard Dorfmeister at the Flex, Vienna's most popular venue for music enthusiasts of all pop genres. ...
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston -- Houston, United States

Leonardo da Vinci and the Splendor of Poland :  

Cultural and political oppression culminated in the radical dismantling of Polish collections and museums during Nazi and later Soviet rule. Today museums in Poland are retrieving their collections and redefining themselves within a reconfigured Europe. Many of the paintings on view were stolen or d...
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Konzerthaus Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin :  

Carl Heinrich Graun: Christmas Oratorio Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Magnificat In D Major Wq 215...
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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion -- Los Angeles, United States

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra :Lang Lang, piano   

Liszt: Orpheus Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor ...
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Wallace Collection -- London, England

Swedish Art Trio :  

Shostakovich, Beethoven ...
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Opéra National de Paris: Opéra Bastille -- Paris, France

Die Frau ohne Schatten:by Richard Strauss  

Much as we love Strauss’s Frau, we worry that Robert Wilson’s production will be little more than yet another copy of his faded blueprint. A strong cast, however, may partially overcome this hurdle....
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Palau Sant Jordi -- Barcelona, Spain

Shakira:  

The 25-year-old Latino star in concert at the Barcelona stadium....
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War Memorial Opera House -- San Francisco, United States

San Francisco Ballet:Nutcracker  

Nutcracker Choreography: Christensen / Tomasson Music: Tchaikovsky...
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The Blue Note -- New York, United States

Oscar Peterson Quartet:  

Oscar Peterson, piano Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass Ulf Wakenius, guitar Martin Drew, drums ...
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Staatsoper -- Berlin, Germany

The Nose:by Dmitri Shostakovich  

Will this be Herr Mussbach’s downfall, or will he finally realize that if he respects the work he might even make it work. ...
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Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona -- Barcelona, Spain

Kosmopolis. The International Festival of Literature:  

The first edition of a festival to be held every two years, Kosmopolis 2002 is conceived and directed by Juan Insua, curator of the exhibition Cosmopolis: Borges and Buenos Aires, the fourth in the cycle Cities and their Writers.Kosmopolis 2002 proposes other ways of seeing and experiencing the lite...
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Palais des Beaux-Arts -- Brussels, Belgium

Collegium Vocale:Philippe Herreweghe, conductor  

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 40 & 63 J.S.: Magnificat...
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Staples Center -- Los Angeles, United States

Peter Gabriel:  

It's been 10 years since Peter Gabriel recorded a studio album. His Growing Up tour of North America promotes his new album, "UP", recorded in France, Senegal, and the Amazon. ...
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l’Institut de France -- Paris, France

Colloquium: Mazarin, les livres et les arts:  

Un colloque, Mazarin, les livres et les arts, sous la direction scientifique d'Isabelle de Conihout, conservateur à la Bibliothèque Mazarine, et de Patrick Michel, maître de conférence en histoire de l'art à Bordeaux III, est organisé du 11 au 14 décembre 2002. ...
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Musée national de Céramique -- Sèvres, France

The Della Robbia Family:Enamelled Terracotta Sculptures from the Italian Renaissance  

The Della Robbia family was a family of sculptors who lived and worked in Florence in the time of the Medicis. The family made its name by developing enamelled terracotta as a sculptural medium, and long enjoyed a monopoly of the process. Many churches and monuments in Tuscany and Umbria still have ...
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

Itzhak Perlman, violin:  

Works by Beethoven, Franck, and Poulenc. ...
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Orpheum Theatre -- Boston, United States

Coldplay:  

Young British band on tour in the United States promoting their new album, "A Rush of Blood to the Head"....
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Cologne Arena -- Cologne, Germany

Shakira:  

The 25-year-old Colombian entertainer's Tour of the Moongoose. ...
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Oslo Konserthus -- Oslo, Norway

Oslo Philharmonic :  

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter" R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben ...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Le Coq d’Or:by Nicolai Rimski-Korsakov  

A production that enchanted audiences more than fifteen years ago returns. For those who are not able to come to Paris, it is being co-produced by the San Francisco Opera. ...
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Auditorium -- Lyon, France

Collegium Vocale: Philippe Herreweghe, conductor:  

J.S. Bach, Cantatas BWV 40 & 63 J.S. Bach: Magnificat ...
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Museum Kunst Palast -- Düsseldorf, Germany

Tableaux historiques de la Révolution:  

The Tableaux historiques de la Révolution française are a very rich edition containing images of the epoque of the french revolution: important events and eminent people. It was published in several editions between 1791 and 1817. This long period is a sign that the Tableaux were very successfull. B...
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The Morgan Library -- New York, United States

Cinema: The Cotton Club:Francis Ford Coppola, director  

Free screening of Coppola's 1984 film about the legendary Harlem nightclub. ...
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Auditorium -- Dijon, France

Cristina Branco :Sound of Fado  

Portugese Fado star Cristina Branco and her husband Custodio Castelo perform in concert. He accompanies her on Portuguese guitar and composes most of the fados she sings. Their songs alternate the fatalistic melancholy of saudade, so evocative of Portugal’s maritime past, with joyful and subtly jau...
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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion -- Los Angeles, United States

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano :The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra   

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Overture and Incidental Music) Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Emperor") ...
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Verizon Hall -- Philadelphia, United States

The Philadelphia Orchestra:Handel's Messiah  

Handel: Messiah...
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Théâtre de la Monnaie -- Brussels, Belgium

Eine florentinische Tragödie / Der Zwerg:by Alexander Zemlinsky  

A Zemlinsky double-bill, as in Geneva, intrigues connoisseurs, but will audiences also turn up? Strong casts are an added attraction....
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston -- Houston, United States

Old Masters, Impressionists, and Moderns: French Masterworks from the State Pushkin Museum, Moscow:  

This exhibition brings together 76 notable French paintings from the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, one of the world´s great art museums. Fifty-three of the paintings have never been exhibited in the United States. The show begins with Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain, progresses t...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Evgeny Kissin, piano:  

Bach, Schumann, Scriabin, Balakirev...
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Wembley Arena -- London, England

Shakira:  

The 25-year-old Colombian entertainer plays London....
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Staatsoper -- Vienna, Austria

Johnny Spielt Auf:by Ernst Krenek  

An exhumation that teases us. Will Krenek’s jazz opera be as effective today as it was 75 years ago? ...
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Théâtre de la Ville. -- Paris, France

Bang on a can all-stars:  

David Lang : Cheating Lying Stealing Michael Gordon : I Buried Paul Julia Wolfe : New York Steve Reich : Electric Counterpoint Glenn Branca : Movement Within Steve Martland : Horses of Instructions David Lang : Cheating Lying Stealing Michael Gordon : I Buried Paul Julia Wolfe : New York ...
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Théâtre des Bouffes-du-Nord -- Paris, France

Alain Planès, piano:  

Dusapin, Beethoven...
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Joe's Pub -- New York, United States

Darius de Haas :  

Darius de Haas, the jazz and musical theater vocalist (Broadway's Marie Christine sings at Joe's Pub in New York....
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Orchestre de Paris :Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor  

Haydn, Hindemith, Brahms...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra :Riccardo Chailly, conductor  

Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique Boulez: Notations I-IV; Notations VII Stravisnky: Le sacre du printemps...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Robert Holl, bass:  

Schumann, Pfitzner...
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De Singel -- Antwerp, Belgium

Collegium Vocale:Philippe Herreweghe, conductor  

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 40 & 63 J.S.: Magnificat...
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Barbican Centre -- London, England

Circus: Storm:  

Storm features 25 innovative young aeriel performers and musicians during the course of a single day as an all-engulfing storm approaches. ...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble:Marc Minkowski, conductor  

Surprise programme marks the 20th anniversary of Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble....
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High Museum of Art -- Atlanta, United States

For This World and Beyond:African Art from the Fred and Rita Richman Collection  

The exhibition demonstrates how, in Africa, art serves many purposes from educating youth to mediating relations between men and women to tapping divine power. Half of the approximately 100 works of art included in the exhibition are promised gifts to the High Museum from the Fred and Rita Richman...
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Teatro degli Arcimboldi -- Milan, Italy

Nureyev Gala :  

This Nureyev tribute features major ballet excerpts performed by stars from the Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Ballet Covent Garden, Kirov Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet and the National Ballet of Cuba. ...
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Key Arena -- Seattle, United States

Peter Gabriel :  

It's been 10 years since Peter Gabriel recorded a studio album. His Growing Up tour of North America promotes his new album, "UP", recorded in France, Senegal, and the Amazon. ...
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Liverpool University -- Liverpool, England

Youssou N'Dour :  

Senegalese super star Youssou N'Dour promotes his new album in concert at Liverpool University....
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Teatro de la Zarzuela -- Madrid, Spain

Ballet Nacional de España :  

Estampío (2002) (Original "Zapateado" of El Estampío) Recovery of the Choreography by Pacita Tomás and Joaquín Villa Entreverao Choreography: Manolete Concierto de Aranjuez (1952) Choreography: Pilar López Music: Joaquín Rodrigo Music Director: Miguel Roa Alhambra (World Premiere) Coreogra...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Academy of Ancient Music:The Choir of New College Oxford  

Händel: Messiah...
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The Riverside Church -- New York, United States

Handel: Messiah :New York Philharmonic  

Handel: Messiah ...
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Paris Opéra Ballet :Paquita   

Choreography: Pierre Lacotte Music: Edouard-Marie-Ernest Deldevez / Minkus Brilliant reconstruction of the romantic 19th century classic, where the Spanish gypsy, Paquita, saves the life of a French officer, and is finally allowed to marry him when it is discovered that she is of noble birth. Ex...
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Herculssaal -- Munich, Germany

Collegium Vocale: Philippe Herreweghe, conductor:  

J.S. Bach, Cantatas BWV 40 & 63 J.S. Bach: Magnificat ...
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Schirn Kunsthalle -- Frankfurt, Germany

Henri Matisse:The Cut Outs  

The Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt presents a comprehensive selection of Henri Matisse’s pioneering late work. The cut-outs, on which Matisse worked intensely from the 1940s until his death in 1954, are regarded as the fulfilment of the artist’s dream: the synthesis of line and colour. Featuring an la...
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden -- London, England

Royal Ballet :Nutcracker  

Nutcracker Production :Wright Music: Tchaikovsky This loveliest of Christmas ballets in the Royal Ballet's sumptuous production. An antidote to the frustrating modern version recently seen in Paris . Performances by Cojocaru on the 21, 27 December and 2 January. ...
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Tate Liverpool -- Liverpool, England

Shopping:  

This exhibition – a co-production by the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt and the Tate Liverpool – is the first of its kind devoted to shopping as a phenomenon of 20th- and 21st-century culture. Shopping documents the fascination, the interplay and the analytical approaches of visual art, architecture an...
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The Morgan Library -- New York, United States

Trio Solisti:  

Brahms, Schumann...
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Grand Theatre -- Bordeaux, France

Ballet de l'Opéra National de Bordeaux :Sleeping Beauty  

Sleeping Beauty Choreography: Charles Jude after Petipa Music: Tchaikovsky The Princess Aurore, the Lilac Fairy, wicked Carabosse, and the Prince Désiré in a legendary work for the Christmas season. This version has already triumphed in Bordeaux. ...
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Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe -- Hamburg, Germany

The Eyes of Wisdom:Photos by Ralf Tooten  

Photographer Ralf Tooten travelled through five continents over a period of four years in a quest for the spiritual face of religion. The result of this journey is a volume enshrining a photo collection of 100 pictures in black and white. The observer is confronted in the 70 or so portraits on show ...
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Opéra Bastille -- Paris, France

Paris Opéra Ballet :Sylvia  

The original work, with choreography by Mérante was premiered at the Paris Opéra in 1876 and told the story of Aminta's love for Sylvia, one of Diana's nymphs. However, after rejecting his suit and after having been captured by the huntsman, Orion, she is rescued by Eros, but decides she loves Amint...
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Théatre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Sara Baras Ballet Flamenco :  

Mariana Pineda Choreography: Sara Baras Return visit of Sara Baras...
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General Motors Place -- Vancouver, Canada

Peter Gabriel :  

It's been 10 years since Peter Gabriel recorded a studio album. His Growing Up tour of North America promotes his new album, "UP", recorded in France, Senegal, and the Amazon. ...
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Basilica di San Marco -- Milan, Italy

Christmas Concert:Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala  

Franz Schubert: Mass in A Flat Major D 678 ...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

Nelson Goerner, piano:  

Schumann, Ravel, Stravinsky ...
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

Collegium Vocale; Philippe Herreweghe, conductor:  

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 40 & 63 J.S. Bach: Magnificat ...
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Iridium Jazz Club -- New York, United States

McCoy Tyner Trio:With Special Guest Michael Brecker  

Grammy Award winning musicians in performance at New York's Iridium Jazz Club...
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Blue Note -- New York, United States

Chick Corea New Trio :  

Chick Corea New Trio featuring Avishai Cohen and Jeff Ballard with special guest Gary Burton. ...
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English National Opera, The Coliseum -- London, England

The Capture of Troy / The Trojans at Carthage:by Hector Berlioz  

In addition to concert performances of the Ring, ENO is preparing for the Berlioz bicentennial with his masterpiece, Les Troyens (sung in English), alas split over two evenings. The work is meant to be experienced as a whole, and in fact is no longer than many a Wagnerian opus....
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Staatsoper -- Vienna, Austria

Der Ring des Nibelungen:by Richard Wagner  

No introduction needed to these performances, with most of today’s leading interpeters of their roles...
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Tilles Center for the Performing Arts -- Brookville, Long Island , United States

New York Philharmonic:Leif Ove Andsnes, piano  

Bolcom: Ragomania Grieg: Piano Concerto Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 ...
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Sydney Opera House -- Sydney, Australia

La Pasión Segun San Marcos :by Osvaldo Golijov   

Written by Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov, La Pasión Segun San Marcos (The Passion According to St. Mark) was commissioned to celebrate the life of Bach on the 250th anniversary of his death and premiered in Stuttgart in 2000. The work was composed for 75 musicians and dancers and includes li...
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Booth Theatre -- New York, United States

Theatre: Our Town:by Thornton Wilder   

Paul Newman stars in this limited engagement of Wilder's American classic. Directed by James Naughton. ...
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Various venues -- Sydney, Australia

Sydney Festival :  

The Sydney Festival is Australia's largest annual cultural event. The Festival presents top international and national performing and visual arts events, occupying most of Sydney's theatres, galleries and concert halls, as well as specially created satellite venues throughout the city and surrounds....
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Royal Albert Hall -- London, England

Cirque du Soleil :Saltimbanco   

Saltimbanco is anything but linear; rather, it is a kaleidoscope, a whirlwind, an adventure in which anything can happen. Saltimbanco is conveyed through voice, movement and music....
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

Tonhalle-Orchester:Bernard Haitink, conductor  

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 WAB 106 in A Major ...
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Iridium Jazz Club -- New York, United States

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Band:  

2002 Latin Grammy Award Winner Gonzalo Rubalcaba is joined by saxophonist David Sanchez. ...
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Parade Theatre -- Sydney, Australia

Mark Morris Dance Group :  

The Sydney debut of the American contemporary dance company. The programme includes V, dedicated to the city of New York and performed to Schumann's Quintet in E flat for piano and strings. Accompanying V are three other critically acclaimed works by the Morris Company: Grand Duo, Resurrection and P...
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Blue Note -- New York, United States

Nicholas Payton & The Soul Patrol; Danilo Perez Trio :  

The sounds of New Orleans-born trumpet star Nicholas Payton with his new ensemble The Soul Patrol on a double bill with the piano of Danilo Perez and the Danilo Perez Trio. ...
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Fnac Etoile -- Paris, France

Didier Massard:  

French photographer Didier Massard draws on his work as decorator and lighting director to create a collection of photographic paysages. The work is astute and often dramatic. The show is accompanied by a book entitled Images, recently published by Le Passage. ...
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Fnac Etoile -- Paris, France

Photo: Il était une fois…:by Bernard Puissesseau   

Bernard Puissesseau's photographs of the grandes familles françaises (French nobility and social register) at play. ...
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Hamburg Ballet:Nijinsky  

Nijinsky Choreography: John Neumeier Music: Chopin, Shostakovitch, Robert Schumann, Rimsky-Korsakov Neumeier traces back the life of the most famous dancer of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He has staged Nijinsky the gifted interpreter with his amazing elevation, Nijinsky the daring and controversia...
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Fnac Forum des Halles -- Paris, France

Photo: A day in the life of Africa:  

In February 2002, one hundred of the world's top photojournalists, including James Nachtwey, Louise Gubb, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Robert Holmes, Larry C. Price, Themba Hadebe, John Isaac, Joachim Ladefoged, Frank Fournier, Daniel Lainé, André Lambertson, Chris Rainier, Francesco Zizola, Gerd Ludwig, ...
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Brooklyn Academy of Music -- New York, United States

Theatre: Twelfth Night :by William Shakespeare  

Shakespeare's play about love – requited and unrequited. Seen earlier this season at the Donmar Warehouse in London....
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Brooklyn Academy of Music -- New York, United States

Theatre: Uncle Vanya:by Anton Chekhov  

A version of the play by Brian Friel seen earlier this season at the Donmar Warehouse in London....
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Mellon Arena -- Pittsburgh, United States

Rolling Stones:  

The legendary British Rock group on its Winter North American tour. ...
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Walter Reade Theater -- New York, United States

Cinema: Dance on Camera Festival 2003:  

A four-day event that includes documentaries, narratives, and short dance films from around the world. Now in its 31st year, Dance on Camera will include six programs-all New York premieres-with a special focus this year on contemporary African dance. Directors are expected. This year's edition ...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

Frederic Chiu, piano:  

Lecture recital on Prokofiev War Sonatas: Seventh Sonata ...
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Variety Arts Theatre -- New York , United States

Theatre: Adult Entertainment:by Elaine May  

Elaine May's comedy about actors in the porn industry who decide to make their own film. Directed by Stanley Donen and starring Danny Aiello and Jeannie Berlin....
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Musikverein Wien -- Vienna, Austria

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra:Sir Simon Rattle, conductor  

Edgard Varèse: Tuning up" HK Gruber: Concerto for Orchestra Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, op. 40...
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Wortham Center's Cullen Theater -- Houston, United States

Lang Lang, piano:  

Haydn: Sonata in E, Hob. XVI/31 Mendelssohn: Fantasies or Caprices, Op. 16 Schubert: Fantasy in C Major, D. 760 (Wanderer Fantasy) Liszt: Paganini Etudes, S. 141 Chopin: Nocturne in D-flat Major, Op. 27 No. 2 Balakirev: Islamey (Fantasie Orientale) ...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

Monteverdi: Orfeo:  

Monteverdi: Orfeo The story of Orfeo’s desperate attempt to retrieve his beloved Euridice from Hades. ...
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

Hiro Kurosaki, violin:William Christie, harpsichord  

J.S. Bach, Handel...
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra :Till Fellner, piano  

Salonen: Foreign Bodies Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat ...
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Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery -- New York, United States

Patrick Grant Group :  

New York composer Patrick Grant performs music for keyboards and percussion at the Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery in Chelsea. On view at the gallery will be encaustic wax works by Sheila Berger. ...
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The Baltimore Museum of Art -- Baltimore , United States

A Grand Legacy: Five Centuries of European Art :  

Designed by the neoclassical architect John Russell Pope, the Jacobs Wing has been closed for a three-year renovation and reinstallation. Reopened the galleries feature the monumental Rinaldo and Armida, one of the world’s finest paintings by Sir Anthony van Dyck, as well as masterpieces by Frans Ha...
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Musikhalle -- Hamburg, Germany

Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg:Thomas Quasthoff, bass   

György Ligeti: Lontano Gustav Mahler: Lieder aus des Knaben Wunderhorn Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra ...
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Metropolitan Opera -- New York, United States

Jenufa:by Leoš Janaček  

A fabulous female cast is well-seconded, so that audiences should feel wiped out when they leave the theater. ...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra:Wynton Marsalis, trumpet  

Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Thelonious Monk ...
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Théatre de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines -- Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines , France

Corelli et le style fantastique:  

Sonatas, scherzi et toccatas by Corelli, Pandolfi, Walther, Westhoff et Rossi. ...
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Iridium Jazz Club -- New York, United States

Classical Jazz Quartet :  

Classical Jazz Quartet All-Star lineup of pianist Kenny Barron, vibraphobist Stefon Harris, bassist Rufus Reid and arranger-producer Bob Belden presupposes on Plays Bach, a new album on Vertical Jazz Records. ...
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

Tonhalle-Orchester :Truls Mork, cello  

Richard Strauss: Don Juan op. 20 Arthur Honegger: Cello Concerto Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor ...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- HUMLEBAEK, Denmark

Wolfgang Tillmans :View from Above  

The German-born Woflgang Tillmans is based in London and in 2000 – as the first foreign-born artist – won the most prestigious British art award: The Turner Prize. While his work of the 90s constituted a sort of chronicle of the decade’s youth culture, his more recent, often abstract works, are co...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra:Wynton Marsalis, trumpet  

"From New Orleans to New York"...
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Santa Monica Civic Auditorium -- Los Angeles, United States

photo l.a. 2003 :  

Seventy galleries and private dealers from over thirty cities as well as galleries from Denmark, France, the Czech Republic, Russia and Japan. Fine photographs from the earliest 19th Century photographic experiments to the most contemporary photography and photo-based art, will be exhibited for sal...
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Theatre Mogador -- Paris, France

Orchestre de Paris:Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ  

Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ...
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Sydney Opera House -- Sydney, Australia

Chucho Valdés Quartet:  

Grammy Award–winner Chucho Valdés performs at the Sydney Opera House for two nights only at this year's Sydney Festival. The Cuban jazz pianist combines the influences of musicians such as Art Tatum, Bill Evans and McCoy Tyner with Afro-Cuban roots and a blazing technique. ...
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Avery Fisher Hall -- New York, United States

New York Philharmonic:Jane Eaglen, soprano   

Wagner: Götterdämmerung (selections): "Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey," "Siegfried's Death and Funeral Music," "Immolation Scene" R. Strauss: Don Juan R. Strauss: Salome (selections): "Dance of the Seven Veils," Final Scene ...
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Various -- Park City, Utah, United States

Sundance Film Festival :  

Much discussed American film festival that showcases independent cinema. The Film Festival staff views more than 3,000 submissions each year to select approximately 125 feature-length documentary and dramatic films and 60 shorts for presentation. ...
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Orchestra Hall -- Chicago, United States

Chicago Symphony Orchestra:Martha Argerich, piano  

Berlioz: Overture to Beatrice and Benedict Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26 Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 ...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées /Paris -- Paris, France

Présences 2003:Hans Werner Henze  

Per Nørgård : Wie ein Kind (1980) Thierry Machuel : Under En Sten (2002) Per Nørgård : Gaudet mater (1971) Per Nørgård : Flos ut rosa floruit {extrait de Fons Laetitiae} (1975-1992) Hans Werner Henze : Symphony No. 9 (1996-1997)...
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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art -- Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Marsden Hartley:  

Marsden Hartley (1877 - 1943) was a painter, poet, writer and pioneer of American modernism. Born in Lewiston, Maine, he lived a peripatetic life, working in Paris, Berlin, New York, Mexico, New Mexico, Bermuda and elsewhere before returning to Maine in 1934. This retrospective-the first in more t...
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The Shubert Theatre -- Boston, United States

Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company:  

Verbum: Choreography by Bill T. Jones, Music by Ludwig van Beethoven World II: Choreography by Bill T. Jones, Muisc by György Kurtág Black Suzanne: Choreography by Bill T. Jones, Music by Dmitri Shostakovitch ...
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Théatre de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines -- Paris, France

Philippe Tréhet and his dancers:  

Hom E Choreography: Philippe TréhetA new work by Tréhet whose ballets are not devoid of poetry....
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Staatsoper Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Cadenza Baroque Days:  

Under the musical direction of René Jacobs, the Cadenza Baroque Days at the Staatsoper will focus on works by Handel. The programme includes performances of Rinaldo, Acis and Galatea and a Handel aria recital. In addition the Akademie für Alte Musik will interpret instrumental music by Händel, Gemin...
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Le Botanique -- Brussels, Belgium

Pierre et Gilles:  

Exhibtion of the repainted photos by the popular French collaborative team Pierre et Gilles. Subject matter embraces a wide range of themes from sex, homoeroticism and the male nude to glamour and fame, religion and myth. Greek gods, film and pop music stars, French sailors, muscle men, Indian film ...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

Les Arts Florissants:  

J.S. Bach, Handel ...
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United Center -- Chicago, United States

Shakira:  

The 25-year-old Latino star in concert at Chicago's United Center. ...
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Barbican Theatre -- London, England

Theatre: Midnight’s Children:by Salman Rushdie  

Rushdie’s Booker prize winning story of the magic, myth making and mischief of modern India. Midnight’s Children recounts the epic story of Indian independence and the births of Pakistan and India as seen through the eyes of one family....
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Centro Cultural de Belém -- Lisbon, Portugal

Steve Lacy , Geri Allen,:Lee Konitz, Joey Baron,  

Two-part evening of jazz duets: Steve Lacy, soprano saxophone Geri Allen, piano Lee Konitz, alto saxophone Joey Baron, percussion...
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Benedum Center -- Pittsburgh, United States

Pilobolus Dance Theatre:  

Pilobolus Dance Theatre Michael Tracy, artistic director With the St. Lawrence String Quartet...
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Paris Opera Ballet :Demonstrations de l'Ecole de Danse  

The presentation of each class of the Paris Opéra school in their different disciplines, including folk-dancing, contemporary dance, jazz, mime, and, for the older students, adage, or the art of the pas de deux. An event not to be missed, showing the reason for the company's pre-eminence, as much a...
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Carnegie Hall -- New York, United States

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor:  

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor...
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Symphony Center -- Chicago, United States

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano:  

Messiaen: Vingt regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus ...
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Sadler's Wells -- London, England

Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker:  

Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker A little late for Christmas, but never too late for Bourne....
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Wiener Philharmoniker:Riccardo Muti, conductor  

Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G Minor K. 550 Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major D. 944 "The Great" ...
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev : Paris Opéra Ballet   

Gala in honour of Rudolf Nureyev who died on January 6th, 1993. Extracts of his ballets and those he danced by the dancers he formed and inspired. ...
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Stanford University: Memorial Auditorium -- Palo Alto, California, United States

Pilobolus Dance Theatre:  

Pilobolus Dance Theatre Michael Tracy, artistic director With the St. Lawrence String Quartet...
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Alte Oper Frankfurt -- Frankfurt , Germany

Liederabend:Brahms: Liebesliederwalzer  

Brahms: Liebesliederwalzer Michael Gees: Das Göttliche Schubert: An die Sonne D 439 Schubert: Gebet D 815 Schubert: Des Tages Weihe D 763 Schumann: Spanische Liebeslieder op. 138 ...
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Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Staatskapelle Berlin :Daniel Barenboim, conductor  

Schumann: Symphony No. 2 Brahms: Symphony No. 4 ...
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Blue Note -- New York, United States

Joe Zawinul Syndicate:  

Joe Zawinul Syndicate ...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord:  

Couperin, Froberger, Ritter, Forqueray ...
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Palais Garnier -- Paris, France

Paris Opéra Ballet :Paquita   

Choreography: Pierre Lacotte Music: Edouard-Marie-Ernest Deldevez / Minkus Brilliant reconstruction of the romantic 19th century classic, where the Spanish gypsy, Paquita, saves the life of a French officer, and is finally allowed to marry him when it is discovered that she is of noble birth. Ex...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

The Demon:by Anton Rubinstein  

The Maryinsky is in residence at the Châtelet with new productions, The Demon premiering here and Onegin presented in St. Petersburg for the first time in June 2002. In the latter, the Russians once again entrust one of their emblematic works to a Western production team. There is also a concert per...
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art -- London, England

Giorgio de Chirico and the Myth of Ariadne :  

These "Metaphysical" works began around 1912, with a series of 8 Ariadne paintings in which Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) depicted a reclining statue of the Princess of Greek mythology in an empty, sun-drenched piazza. According to the legend, Ariadne was abandoned by her lover, Thes...
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The Frick Collection -- New York, United States

Anne Vallayer-Coster: Painter to the Court of Marie-Antoinette :  

Organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, Anne Vallayer-Coster: Painter to the Court of Marie-Antoinette features some thirty-five painitngs from museums and private collections in the United States and Europe. During her lifetime, Anne Vallayer-Coster (1744-1818) was considered one of France's best ...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York, United States

African-American Artists, 1929–1945:Prints, Drawings, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art  

More than 80 works by African-American artists—drawn exclusively from the collection of the Metropolitan. The show features prints by Robert Blackburn, Elizabeth Catlett, William H. Johnson, Raymond Steth, and Dox Thrash, among others, as well as paintings and watercolors by Jacob Lawrence, Joseph D...
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The Royal Theatre -- Copenhagen, Denmark

The Royal Danish Ballet:Odyssey   

Odyssey Choreography: John Neumeier John Neumeier created in 1995 his own personal version of Homer’s epic drama about Odysses in war and love. The ballet is accompanied by modern music composed by George Couroupos, in Yannis Kokkos’ set. ...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

Nikolai Demidenko piano:  

Prokofiev...
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Philharmonie -- Cologne, Germany

Keller Quartett:  

Purcell, Debussy, Brahms...
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Zellerbach Hall -- Berkeley, California , United States

Dianne Reeves:  

Jazz vocalist and two-time Grammy Award winner Dianne Reeves in concert....
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Konzerthaus Berlin -- Berlin, Germany

Berlin Symphony Orchestra:Michael Gielen, conductor  

Ravel: "Une barque sur l'océan"; "Alborada del gracioso" Henri Dutilleux: "Tout un monde lointain..." Cello Concerto Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor op. 70...
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Birdland -- New York, United States

Regina Carter :  

Violinist Regina Carter plays Birdland. Her new album on Verve is out in April....
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Wortham Center's Cullen Theater -- Houston, United States

Kronos Quartet:  

New work co-commissioned by NASA and SPA, for Kronos Quartet Terry Riley: Sun Rings with visual design by Willie Williams...
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Musée du Louvre -- Paris, France

Cinema: Hector Berlioz:  

Concerts of works by Berlioz on film, notably a reportage about the production of Benvenuto Cellini at Convent Garden with Sir Colin Davis; Les Troyens and La Damnation de Faust from the Berlioz Festival in Lyon under the direction of Serge Baudo; a 1975 performance of Le Requiem with Leonard Bernst...
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Louisiana Museum of Art -- Humlebaek, Denmark

Kremerata Musica:  

Mozart, Alfred Schnittke...
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Swiss Institute-Contemporary Art -- New York, United States

Liquid Sky:  

In the exhibition Liquid Sky, twenty-four cars are overturned and meticulously parked, one next to the other. Walking on the new floor, formed by the chassis, or through the upside-down interiors of the cars, we feel as though the world has been turned on its head. Alone in the next room, lit like t...
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Jones Hall -- Houston, United States

Twyla Tharp Dance:  

Westerly Round Surfer at the River Styx, ...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Yevgeni Onegin:by Piotr Ilitch Tchaikovski  

The Maryinsky is in residence at the Châtelet with new productions, The Demon premiering here and Onegin presented in St. Petersburg for the first time in June 2002. In the latter, the Russians once again entrust one of their emblematic works to a Western production team. There is also a concert per...
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J. Paul Getty Museum -- Los Angeles, United States

Bill Viola: The Passions:  

In The Passions, the American video artist Bill Viola explores how changing facial expression and body language express emotional states using flat-screen monitors of various sizes, some resembling portable altarpieces of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance. After filming the actors at very high sp...
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Walter Reade Theater -- New York, United States

Cinema: Soviet Sounds:Soviet Composers in the Cinema  

Aa ten-film celebration of the Soviet composers who lent their talent to the cinema - from Prokofiev (Alexander Nevsky, Ivan the Terrible) to Tigran Mansuryan (The Color of Pomegranates), from Schnittke (Uncle Vanya, Commissar) to Shostakovich (Hamlet, King Lear). The festival programme also feat...
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Carnegie Museum of Art -- Pittsburgh, United States

Treasure Hunt :Recent Acquisitions of Works on Paper  

On view are 60 drawings, watercolors, and prints created before 1945 by such internationally renowned artists as Rembrandt, Gauguin, Picasso, Whistler, and Klimt. In addition, the exhibition includes a sampling from the museum's growing collection of photographs of Western Pennsylvania subjects, inc...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berliner Philharmoniker :Sir Simon Rattle, conductor  

Hans Werner Henze: Symphony No. 10 Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps ...
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cité de la musique -- Paris, France

L'Afrique à Paris:  

Djali Moussa Javra Songs and cora from Senegal...
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Palais de Beaulieu -- Lausanne , Switzerland

Prix de Lausanne :  

The Prix de Lausanne is a prestigious dance competition reserved for young student-dancers intending to pursue a professional career. It is open to candidates of all nationalities, aged 15 to 17, who have not yet been in professional employment. Since 1973, it has been held each year over a one-week...
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Vancouver Recital Society : Chan Centre -- Vancouver, Canada

Emanuel Pahud, flute; Hélène Grimaud, piano:  

Programme to be announced...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra :Wynton Marsalis, director  

27 January: The Music of Art Blakey and Wynton Marsalis 28 January: The Afro-Latin Orchestra 30 January: The Music of Benny Goodman ...
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Wiener Konzerthaus -- Vienna, Austria

Alban Berg Quartett:  

Schnittke: String Quartet No. 4 (1989) Beethoven: String Quartet in C Sharp Minor op. 131 (1825 -1826)...
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Arthur Byrne Reserve, Maroubra Beach -- Sydney, Australia

Vibes on a Summers Day :  

Vibes on a Summers Day all began in Sydney at the Bondi Pavilion in 1994 with Norman Jay and Gilles Peterson. The event initially attracted a small music loving crowd of 1200 whose simple philosophy was to all come together to party under the sun to the latest sexy, summery sounds sourced from all o...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano:Musica Antiqua Köln  

Monteverdi, Cavalli, J.-C. Bach, Purcell, Vivaldi ...
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Leopold Museum -- Vienna, Austria

The New State:Polish Art between Experiment and Representation  

Within the framework of the "Polish Year in Austria 2002" the Leopold Museum is presenting an exhibition of Polish artworks dating from the period between 1918 and 1939. On view are selected works of classical modernism, including painting, sculpture and drawing.The exhibition focuses on the period ...
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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Washington, D.C., United States

Yo-Yo Ma, cello :  

Recital programme to be announced....
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

Beaux Arts Trio:  

Haydn, Shostakovich, Brahms ...
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Verizon Wireless Theater -- Houston, United States

Coldplay:  

Young British band on tour in the United States promoting their new album, "A Rush of Blood to the Head". ...
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Heinz Hall -- Pittsburgh , United States

Christopher Parkening, guitar :  

Astor Piazzolla: "La Muerte del Angel" Leo Brouwer: Ballade de la Doncella Enamorada Heitor Villa-Lobos: Etude No. 11 Joaquin Rodrigo: Canconeta Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco "Platero y Yo" ...
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Teatro de la Zarzuela -- Madrid, Spain

Juliane Banse, soprano; Ingeborg Danz, contralto:Christoph Prégardien, tenor; Olaf Baer, baritone  

Brahms: Liebesliederwalzer Op. 52 M. Gees: Das Göttliche Schubert: An die Sonne D. 439, Gebet D. 815, Des Tages Weihe D. 763 Schumann: Spanische Liebeslieder, Op. 138...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo:Marek Janowski, conductor  

Schubert: Rosamonde, princesse de Chypre op. 26 D. 797 Berg: Violin Concerto Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E Minor op. 98 ...
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Centro Cultural de Belém -- Lisbon, Portugal

National Ballet of Spain:  

Programme: Mujeres Concerto de Aranjuez Illusiones ...
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Wigmore Hall -- London, England

Joshua Bell, violin:  

Schumann, Beethoven, Janácek, Ysaÿe ...
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Cirque d'Hiver-Bouglione -- Paris, France

World Circus Festival of Tomorrow :  

The Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain (World Festival of the Circus of Tomorrow) was created in 1977 to reveal the most novel talents of tomorrow's circus. Highlights include the Moscow Circus, the Beijing Circus, the Cirque du Soleil, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, New York's Big Apple Circ...
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Menil Collection -- Houston, United States

Donald Judd: The Early Work 1955-1968:  

Donald Judd – born in Missouri in 1928, died in New York in 1994 – did more than any other sculptor today to shape our relationship to art in space. He was a painter, draughtsman, sculptor, architect, art critic and philosopher in one. At the age of 18 he went to Korea on military service, at 19 he ...
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Philharmonie -- Berlin, Germany

Berliner Philharmoniker:Pierre Boulez , conductor  

Debussy: Jeux Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2 Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin Varèse: Amériques...
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Théâtre du Capitole -- Toulouse, France

Lulu:by Alban Berg  

Marisol Montalvo, previously seen in an ill-fated creation by Marius Constant should be the total Lulu. The rest of the cast could hardly be bettered....
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Maison de Radio France -- Paris, France

Présences 2003:Hans Werner Henze  

Jean-Philippe Bec : Saturne (2002) Peter Ruzicka : Nachtstück (-aufgegebenes Werk) (1997) Hans Werner Henze : - Symphonie n°4 (1955) Hans Werner Henze: Appassionatamente » (1993/94) ...
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Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal -- Montréal, Canada

Voyage into Myth:The French Avant-Garde from Gaugin to Matisse from the Hermitage Museum  

This exhibition features seventy-five works by artists such as Bonnard, Cézanne, Denis, Derain, Gauguin, Matisse, Picasso and Rodin, among others, from the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg. It takes a new look at the transition to modernism that marked the beginning of the twentieth century in F...
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Royal Adelaide Showgrounds -- Adelaide, Australia

Big Day Out:  

Australia's hot touring music festival continues in Adelaide with DJ Brenden, Testagles, Your Motive For, DJ H-Bomb, Cross Bred Mongrels, Unprovoked Attack, The New Pollutant DJs and Circle Clan. Ticket sales are always brisk for this touring event....
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Fondation Gianadda -- Martigny, Switzerland

Spanish artists, from Picasso to Barceló:  

The exhibition entitled de Picasso à Barceló, les artistes espagnols, (Spanish artists, from Picasso to Barceló) highlights the major role Spanish artists played in the birth and development of modern art and its evolution throughout the 20th century right up to the present day. Around 70 pieces not...
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Théâtre du Châtelet -- Paris, France

Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre of Saint Petersburg:Valery Gergiev, conductor  

Alexandre Mikhailovitch Raskatov: Viola Concerto Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor Shostakovitch: Symphony No. 4...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

François-René Duchâble, piano :  

Chopin, Liszt, Beethoven ...
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Museum Kunst Palast -- Düsseldorf, Germany

Jake & Dinos Chapman – enjoy more :  

The exhibition includes large-scale sculptures, paintings, works on paper and video art by British bad boys Jake & Dinos Chapman. One of the highlights of the brothers’ work is the room-filling model landscape Hell– an apocalyptic landscape representing the continuation and quintessence of a creativ...
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Filmhaus (Sony Center) -- Berlin, Germany

Filmmuseum Berlin :  

The Film Museum Berlin presents the history of German film and a permanent display of permanent items that belonged to Berlin's most famous actress, Marlene Dietrich. ...
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Various venues -- Berlin, Germany

Long Night of the Museums :  

More than 100 museums large and small will open their doors from 18h00 to 2h00. In addition to permanent exhibitions, they will be offering concerts, readings, dance and theater performances, special tours and culinary events. Shuttle buses connect all museums. ...
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Various venues -- Berlin, Germany

Long Night of the Museums :  

More than 100 museums large and small will open their doors from 18h00 to 2h00. In addition to permanent exhibitions, they will be offering concerts, readings, dance and theater performances, special tours and culinary events. Shuttle buses connect all museums. ...
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Neue Pinakothek -- Munich, Germany

Neue Pinakothek :European painting and sculpture of the 18th and 19th centuries  

The heart of the collection of around 4500 paintings and 300 sculptures is the private collection of Ludwig I, which is dominated by landscapes, genre and historical paintings. Ludwig I began collecting contemporary paintings in the 1820s, and had a museum built in the late classical style from priv...
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Ambassador -- New York, United States

Theatre: Chicago:  

The Jazz Age musical revival of Bob Fosse's Broadway entertainment in 1975, is now a big hit. ...
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Zellerbach Hall -- Berkeley, California , United States

Orchestre National de Lyon:Leon Fleisher, piano  

Debussy: Jeux Ravel: Piano Concerto for Left Hand Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps ...
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New Orleans Museum of Art -- New Orleans , United States

Frederick J. Brown: Portraits in Jazz, Blues, and Other Icons:  

More than 30 paintings from 30 years of work by the American painter Frederick J. Brown (b. 1945) are on view. Brown’s paintings depict pioneers who have shaped and directed American culture. In the exhibition Brown pays tribute to such icons as Louis Armstrong, Ornette Coleman, B. B. King, and Bil...
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Barbican Hall -- London, England

London Symphony Orchestra:Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo  

Stravinsky: Chant du Rossignol George Benjamin: Antara Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde ...
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Tonhalle -- Zurich, Switzerland

Guarneri Quartet:  

Haydn, Viktor Ullmann, Beethoven ...
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Verizon Hall -- Philadelphia, United States

Bach Concerto Festival:  

J.S. Bach: Piano Concertos No. 1, 2, and 7 J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos No. 3 and 5....
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Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Victorian Arts Centre -- Melbourne, Australia

Vibes on a Summers Day :  

Vibes on a Summers Day all began in Sydney at the Bondi Pavilion in 1994 with Norman Jay and Gilles Peterson. The event initially attracted a small music loving crowd of 1200 whose simple philosophy was to all come together to party under the sun to the latest sexy, summery sounds sourced from all o...
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Het Concertgebouw -- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Il Giardino Armonico:  

Vivaldi, Durante, Pergolesi ...
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- Los Angeles, United States

Sargent and Italy :  

Sargent and Italy explores the unique relationship between the American artist John Singer Sargent, born in Florence in 1856 to expatriate American parents, and Italy. The exhibition, which complements important works by Sargent in LACMA’s permanent collection, consists of more than 75 paintings. ...
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Claremont Showground -- Perth, Australia

Big Day Out:  

Australia's hot touring music festival ends at Perth with Motor Ace, Cartman, Spencer Tracy, Marcus Bancroft, DJ Travis, DJ Mallinder, Beatniks Beats, DJ Greg Packer, DJ Dave Jackson, DJ K1alee, DJ Smoulder, SJ S'Man, DJ Loch Steady, The Fergusons, Lash, King Pin, The Fuzz and The Wires. Ticket sale...
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Symphony Hall -- Boston, United States

Denyce Graves, mezz-soprano:Warren Jones, piano   

Dowland, Purcell, Handel, Brahms, Duparc, Saint-Saëns, Donizetti, Guastavino, Montsalvatge, Vitier, Piazzolla...
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Alte Oper Frankfurt -- Frankfurt , Germany

Berliner Barock Solisten :  

Johann Ludwig Bach, Albinoni, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Christian Bach, Telemann ...
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Théâtre du Capitole -- Toulouse, France

Les Sacqueboutiers (Ensemble de cuivres anciens):Jordi Savall, viola da gamba   

Villancicos, Batallas et Ensaladas (1450-1650) Airs, chansons et batailles ...
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Goethe Institut -- Paris, France

Cinema: Die verbotene Schönheit:  

Die verbotene Schönheit (1976) : Documentary film cycle on the music of Hans Werner Henze. (In German with French subtitles) ...
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Théâtre des Champs-Elysées -- Paris, France

Alban Berg Quartet:  

Haydn, Janácek, Beethoven ...
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