Arts & Entertainment

Time traveling through the ages at Santa Fe Opera

Given the hoopla over the American premiere of “Dr. Sun Yat-sen” at the Santa Fe Opera, the sleeper of the season for this reviewer turned out to be an odd double bill. Mozart’s miniature “The...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Giving them a one-two knock-out

Music lovers in New York City, London and Paris would have been jealous of Durango over the weekend. It was the finale of a Music in the Mountains season that has had concert-goers raving from...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Grammy-nominated songwriter Eliza Gilkyson to perform in Mancos

Grammy-nominated songwriter and Austin Music Hall of Famer Eliza Gilkyson will perform with her trio at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Mancos Opera House, 136 W. Grand Ave., Mancos. Gilkyson is a...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Trombone Shorty replaces boy’s stolen trombone

NEW ORLEANS – A 14-year-old whose trombone was stolen at gunpoint has a new one thanks to musician Troy Andrews, much better known as Trombone Shorty. Bill Taylor, executive director of the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Festival finale

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Tribute to a towering figure in music education

Before he died in May, Arkady Fomin spent 17 years pouring his ebullient spirit, infectious enthusiasm and strict adherence to European traditions into the Music in the Mountains Conservatory. It...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

CHICAGO – Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including...

DATE: July 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Aretha Franklin is jazzed about more than music at the Ohio State Fair: She’s also looking forward to the food. “I love the state fair, and I love the elephant ears,” says the...

DATE: July 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

NEW YORK – Lady Gaga is a bona fide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop. Gaga has spent two years recording an album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called...

DATE: July 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Fast and furious: A battle of violin virtuosos

In one corner is seasoned veteran Vadim Gluzman, a long-time Music in the Mountains violin performer and Juilliard graduate whose music has been heard around the world. In the other is challenger...

DATE: July 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Bourbon-splashed brass

DATE: July 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Indie-folk, filtered through alternate dimensions

There probably isn’t a more fitting venue in Durango for indie-folk band James Wallace and the Naked Light than a science museum on the river. That’s because the jangly, quirky music of the...

DATE: July 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

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