Elgar's Enigma Variations, Op. 36. Mov. IX: Nimrod (Adagio). "Augustus J. Jaeger, Elgar's best friend. An attempt to capture what Elgar saw as Jaeger's noble character, it is also said that this variation depicts a night-time walk the two of them had, during which they discussed the slow movements of the music of Ludwig van Beethoven. The first eight bars resemble, and have been said to represent, the beginning of the second movement of Beethoven's Eighth Piano Sonata (Pathetique)."
Passed: June 11th: Meeting Illustrator, Van Howell, tomorrow at Eternal Con...Artist Alley. by James Canfield, For Beginners “Compelling in critical insight and artistic vision, Proust For Beginners brings to life a modern master, the “Proustian moments” at the heart of his work, and thei…
Passed: Feb 11 & 12 at 8pm. Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas St. "PERFORMING ARTS "Using Piano to Bring A Literary Masterpiece to Life Da Camera pianist Sarah Rothenberg pays tribute to Marcel Proust, bringing his novel to life through music and mirth." BY NICK ESQUER
Passed: 9/25/15: Theatre: "kiss me just once more -Michael Breslin. A boy, or a young man, retires to his bedroom but cannot sleep. He awaits his mother’s goodnight kiss. She does not come. He attempts a ritual to summon her presence. He fails. A meditation on the relationship(s) between a queer son and his mother(s), this piece raises questions about growing up, psycho-sexual identification, and queer failure. The piece draws on a passage from Proust’s Swann’s Way, " Site
Passed: Feb 11&12, Houston, Texas: "The world premiere performances of A Proust Sonata are Thursday, Feb. 11 and Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at 8 p.m. at Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center." Sarah Rothenberg: A Proust Sonata: 7 tableaux en musique
Passed: March 28th! Introducing the First-Annual Edmund Wilson Symposium: Narratives of the Periphery | Nassau Literary Review ; " His vast output of literary criticism (most beautifully captured in the classic study Axel’s Castle) placed American literature in the context of global and European avant-garde traditions and created the first definitive critical accounts of the major literary figures of his day (including Joyce, Eliot, Hemingway, Woolf, Fitzgerald, Proust, Dos Passos, Faulkner,