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Composer: Thomson, Virgil (1896-1989)

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Year of birth1896
Year of death1989
Period20th century
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A timely Mother of Us All at the Metropolitan Museum

Felicia Moore (Susan B Anthony) © Steven Pisano for Bachtrack
The Mother of Us All isn’t an easy work and it’s far from one of Stein’s best pieces of writing. But in this centenary of women’s suffrage, it’s an important one.
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Victorian youth breeze through nonsense opera

Through youth, technology and playfulness, Victorian Opera's production of Gertrude Stein's avant-garde curiosity becomes a refreshing look into the future.
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Alek Shrader - a mysterious Wigmore debut

Alek Shrader's Wigmore Hall debut was thrilling, touching, charming and mysterious.
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SFB: program 7

What Wheeldon seems to have used from this musical concept for the formation of the choreography is the idea of a mechanical universe, overrun by the presence of time.
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Mixed works from SFB

San Francisco Ballet opens Program 2 of the 2016 season with pieces by two cornerstone American choreographers, George Balanchine and Mark Morris, and a world première by British choreographer Liam Scarlett.
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