When thirty two voices in different voice types come together and sing without accompaniment (“a capella”) while precisely maintaining tune and rhythm , it is just plain fascinating. That’s how the Swedish Radio Choir started their scintillating performance. The first piece “ Aftonen” was so beautifully done. I can never understand how a soprano and … Continue reading Review: Swedish Radio Choir
I know how I had griped about how I hated Shakeapeare’s play, “All’s well that ends well”, as it has very less value and is male chauvinistic as far as Bertram, the hero is concerned. But I decided to watch the University of Michigan’s Musical theater Department’s version again as many critics say that for … Continue reading Review: Well, all’s well that ends well!
Our Town University of Michigan Department of Theatre and Drama The thing that struck me most as the play started in the archaic Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre was the simplicity of the props and the lack of a set and how close to reality and a make-believe world this was. The theatre was filled with a … Continue reading Review : Our Town
Tonight was really my night; simply inexplicable! Just had to get that out of my system. Vaudeville really set in after such a fantastic movie. Like I said, I had never seen the Oscar award winning film Chicago, but I am so glad that I put off a paper to attend the screening. The Jazz … Continue reading Review: Chicago…And All That Jazz!
Definitely Chicago. Take the night off from midterm studying and come and enjoy an Oscar winning film. You know you’re just going to cram and wing that test anyway. I’ve never actually seen Chicago, I know, that is really sad, but the University is holding their Oscar Winning Film Festival and they are playing Chicago. … Continue reading Preview: Study or Chicago? Study or Chicago?
I am so excited that this is the 100th post for [art]seen. To me, writing about the different art events that I go to, has helped me understand and enjoy the performances even better. Yeah for [art]seen! So this sunday, FEb 21, the Swedish Radio choir are going to be in town. Made up of … Continue reading The 100th post: Preview of Swedish Radio Choir 🙂