Au*then”tic, a. [OE. autentik, OF. autentique, F. authentique, L. authenticus coming from the real author, of original or firsthand authority…] 1. Having a genuine original or authority, in opposition to that which is false, fictitious, counterfeit, or apocryphal; being what it purports to be; genuine; not of doubtful origin; real; as, an authentic paper or register…
If you haven’t seen Detective Montalbano, try looking around your local telly channels. In the U.S., MHz stations frequently include it as part of their international mystery series.
The opportunity to watch and learn from a meticulously crafted ensemble of performers, both behind and before the camera, is invaluable to anyone involved in the performing arts. And the music is great!
Now there are 2 hours of videos on how it’s done, led by insights from actor Luca Zingaretti (Montalbano).
Series viewer caution: This is an Italian television series. Some viewers may find portions objectionable.
Conversation with Luca Zingaretti (45 min) A subtitled in-depth conversation with Luca Zingaretti on theatre and screen acting, the importance of one’s soul, the character of Montalbano, and much more.
The Program is not yet is now available. Please click on the photo at left to go directly to King’s College PDF location. As usual, it makes excellent reading beforehand, and is a great a assistance during the broadcast. (updated 20 Dec)
Nigel Kennedy and mezzo Joyce DiDonato are guests, while conductor Marin Alsop will “break the class ceiling” as she conducts her first Last Night. Complete program details now available on the web, along with UK avenues for watching and listening.
Big exhibit opening this Sunday at Washington, D.C.’s National Gallery of Art, centering on Ballets Russes, including an extensive selection of film, lectures, performances of music and dance, and some costumes on display. Some details & reviews below. Exhibit runs 12 May to 2 Sept 2013.