Tristan und Isolde

The Joys of Tragedy

September 19, 2018 | By Nick Hammond | Music

Some might think that foregoing one of the final days of late-summer sunshine to spend over five hours cooped up in a theater watching Richard Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde demonstrates either an admirable sense of duty or complete madness. When … Read More

L’Anatomie de la Sensation

February 7, 2010 | By Paris Update | Archive

Dancing Through Bacon’s Bleakness Dorothée Gilbert and Adrien Couvez. Photo: Agathe Poupeney/Opéra National de Paris If the video of Ukrainian ballet star Sergei Polunin dancing to Hozier’s Take Me To Church has been on your YouTube account’s most-played list for … Read More