New Beginnings #1: Reconciling Creative Differences: Warlikowski’s Vision of Iphigénie en Tauride

programmeA fascinating phenomenon within the performing arts is its natural tendency for constant reinvention. While history illuminates our propensity to immortalize art and artists in marble effigies unchanged by time, these monuments are more clay than stone, newly shaped by the fresh hands that touch them. As a music historian, this act of ‘New Beginnings’ in art is something I have come to value quite highly, perhaps because it is a reminder that humanity still finds relevance in looking to the past in forging ahead to the future. Continue reading