Archive for December 22nd, 2012

Dec. 22 2012

A Royal Affair, The Guilt Trip, This Is 40, The Impossible, and more…

By Burt Shapiro | Posted in Movie Reviews | No Comments

Caroline, royalty from England, is compelled to go to Denmark where she first meets her husband, the mad King Christian VII in A Royal Affair.  It is hate at first sight and all the butlers, maids and officials know it.  To aid the King, his court finds a Dr. Johann Struensee to serve him and […]

Dec. 22 2012

12/29/12 – The Tempest – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera The Tempest by Thomas Adès Libretto by Meredith Oakes Sung in English Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 41 min., including one intermission The New York Times calls Thomas Adès’s masterpiece “one of the most inspired, audacious and personal operas to have come along in years.” Robert Lepage’s “fantastical production…offers a superb cast, headed by the charismatic baritone Simon […]

Dec. 22 2012

Playlist: Dec/22/12

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8:21 PM John Rutter — Magnificat Conductor: John RutterEnsemble: City of London SinfoniaCambridge SingersCollegium, 114 8:02 PM Ed Henderson — Milagros de Navidad Conductor: Jon WashburnEnsemble: Phoenix Bach ChoirSoundset, 1005 8:00 PM Anonymous — Noel Nouvelet (15th Cent.French Carol) Conductor: David RobertsonJessye Norman, sopranoSaint Thomas ChoirRiverside ChoirSaint Barnabas ChoirHarry Huff,organPhilips, 454640 7:23 PM Camille Saint-Saens […]

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