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 René 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