"Something Weird This Way Comes" Mar 4, 2010

by Jessica

Yesterday Brendan Kiley began trying to piece together Goebbels and what will be happening onstage this weekend:

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Meet the conductor, Anu Tali Mar 3, 2010

by Jessica

Anu Tali is a world-class conductor (she's got cred)  who has been travelling the world to lead Songs of Wars I Have Seen and is in town right now with Heiner Goebbels helping put together the show for this weekend.

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"It's like we live in a real city" Mar 3, 2010

by Jessica

Michael van Baker at the SunBreak posted a review of Icebreaker and a quick preview of Songs of Wars I Have Seen this weekend. How to sum it all up? How about this:

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Songs of Wars I Have Seen in rehearsal Mar 2, 2010

by Jessica

Our building is FULL of musicians and singers getting ready for the weekend. I can't think of a time that I've seen so many instruments and music stands out on the stage and know that a couple coworkers are thinking the same thing.

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The Aesthetics of Heiner Goebbels Mar 2, 2010

by Jessica

So you've read the beginner's guide to Heiner Goebbels. What next? A short essay on the aesthetics of this composer. Dr. Kersten Glandien delivered this paper at a School of Sound symposium in 2005 and then made it available online.

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Songs about war - what's your favorite? Feb 24, 2010

by Jessica

There are plenty of love songs out there, but how about songs about war? An about.com posting lists the following as the top 10 songs related to war: 1. Eminem - Mosh - 2004 2. Paul Hardcastle - 19 - 1985 3.

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Looking back at the debut of Pacific Musicworks Feb 23, 2010

by Jessica

Almost a year ago, Pacific Musicworks (then known as Pacific Operaworks) made a splashy debut in a high profile production of Return of Ulyssses that included partnerships with William Kentridge and South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company.

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