Category Archives: BACH

Lang Lang: Feel the Love

By Victoria Looseleaf He’s got both his groupies and garden-variety fans – as well as the whole world (or most of it, in any case) – in his precious hands: those hands that plunk out everything from Mozart, Rachmaninoff and … Continue reading

Posted in BACH, Beethoven, CHOPIN, GOLDBERG VARIATIONS, GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, LANG LANG, LIBERACE, LISZT, LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC, MARK ZUCKERBERG, Mozart, OLYMPICS, PROKOFIEV, RACHMANINOFF, STEINWAY, TIME MAGAZINE | Comments Off

Diavolo’s Derring-Do

By Victoria Looseleaf It’s no secret that Diavolo, founded in 1992 by French-born Jacques Heim (his grandfather, also named Jacques Heim, was a couturier who co-invented the bikini and dressed Edith Piaf, among other notables), is Los Angeles’ most popular … Continue reading

Posted in BACH, BIKINI, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL, DAVID SHINER, DIAVOLO, EDITH PIAF, GRAND PERFORMANCES, JACQUES HEIM, JOHN ADAMS, LOS ANGELES MUSIC CENTER, ROBERT LEPAGE, VALLEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER | Comments Off

Slow Dancing…With Spuds

By Victoria Looseleaf Buttocks. Beauty. Bach. Welcome to butoh, Eiko and Koma-style. The married couple, who met in 1971 in Tatsumi Hijikata’s Tokyo studio and are two of the most revered artists in the dance world, imbue butoh – a … Continue reading

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