Judith Reynolds

Position: Special to the Herald

Email: judithlreynolds@yahoo.com

About: Judith Reynolds is an arts journalist and member of the American Theater Critics Association.

Recital sends musical postcards from around the world

From Brahms to Bolcom, tonight’s recital program at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church reads like a musical travelogue. “That’s how we conceived the program,” said violinist Lauren Avery Heuser. “It’s a...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Youth Orchestra to perform in Durango, Bayfield

Bartok, Beethoven, Mozart and Rachmaninoff. That’s only a sampling of what’s on the program for another ambitious concert by the San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestra. Sunday afternoon at the Bayfield...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Arts Center presents ‘Lion King Jr.’

Lions and tigers and buzzards, zebras, giraffes, gazelles, elephants, wildebeests, macaws, tree frogs, field mice and fireflies. That’s a selection of the animals, birds and insects you’ll see in...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Fort Lewis College stages a rousing New York musical

“Bigger than a Buick.” That’s a line from “My Favorite Year,” the Dougherty-Flaherty-Ahrens musical running through this weekend at Fort Lewis College. It’s repeated more than once and gets a...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Fort Lewis stages feel-good musical comedy

For Benjy Stone, 1954 was “My Favorite Year.” As he makes clear, “not the best year, but my favorite.” For the 1992 Broadway musical of the same title, the distinction between best and interesting...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The MET to time-travel to World War I with ‘Daughter of the Regiment’

There are four reasons to see Saturday’s MET Live in HD performance of Donizetti’s “Daughter of the Regiment” – (and one not to). Donizetti’s 1840 comedic opera, “The Daughter of the Regiment” is...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

San Juan Symphony weaves magic of storytelling

A sultan, a faithless queen, emirs, wazirs, lords, grandees, pirates, carnivals and shipwrecks. A pair of star-crossed lovers. Beauty and the Beast. Tom Thumb. And, most of all, one very smart...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Merely Players brings ‘Doubt’ to Second Avenue

“Doubt: A Parable” will open Friday at Durango Arts Center . It will run only two weekends and will close with a matinee performance Feb. 24. Chances are you’ve seen the 2008 movie starring Meryl...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Quadrivium continues outreach with vocal music concerts in Durango, Bayfield

Animal lovers, rejoice: A concert just for you is on the immediate horizon. Titled “Wild Kingdom,” the concert will feature “music about all things that scurry, bound and fly,” said Kerry Ginger,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Carmen: The book, the opera, the sizzling seductress

The opera about a seductive gypsy who tempts an upright soldier then deserts him for a sexy bullfighter is not exactly family fare. But it is very French. In the 1870s, upcoming composer Georges...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Music in the Mountains making a move

After 32 years performing at Purgatory Resort, Music in the Mountains, the area’s summer classical music festival, will change venues. All Festival Orchestra concerts will now be performed in the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

The Met’s ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’: A lesson in love triangles

When the real Adriana Lecouvreur died in Paris on March 30, 1730, she was only 37. Rumors spread that she had been poisoned by the Duchesse de Bouillon, her rival for the love of Maurice de Saxe. ...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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