Irene Hsiao

Hamburg Ballet, Othello and Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler at the Harris Theater, 23-27 February 2016

Madness is a constant hissing in the ear, internal voices that squabble raucously, ruthlessly, that excoriate the self from its core out, leaving only a shell that you fanatically guard … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

Interview with John Neumeier, February 2016

Director and resident choreographer of Hamburg Ballet since 1973, John Neumeier has created over 100 original works, burnishing a reputation for psychological story ballets. Hamburg Ballet’s performance of his 1973 … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

San Francisco Ballet Program 1 at the War Memorial Opera House, Jan. 24-Feb. 5, 2016

Surrealist painter RenĂ© Magritte developed an iconography of ordinary objects—anonymous men in bowler hats, apples hovering in the interval between the eye and its aim, pipes and pillars that smirk … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment