We interrupt this program….

…to recommend that, if you live in New York, you get thee to Karole Armitage’s show at the Joyce. I haven’t always been an admirer–in fact, I positively detested her last outing, at the Duke. But everything on the Joyce program is worth seeing–cherishable, even. I didn’t love every moment, but I loved the spirit of it: and that’s the point–it has a spirit. Each piece establishes an atmosphere and then swims in it. Very deeply felt and lovingly crafted, with fantastic musical choices (Bartok and a whole bunch of Ligeti) and a lovely way of responding to them.

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on RedditEmail this to someone

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>