Gramophone’s Recording Of The Year Is Bertrand Chamayou’s Saint-Saëns Piano Concertos; Jaap Van Zweden’s Other Band Is Orchestra Of The Year

Chamayou’s Erato-label disc of the 2nd and 5th Concertos with Emmanuel Krivine conducting the Orchestre National de France prevailed over nine other category winners to take the top prize. The Hong Kong Philharmonic was elected Orchestra of the Year, the only honor awarded by public vote. Pianist Víkingur… [Read More...]

Why Netflix On Broadway Is Good For Both Of Them

The streaming giant is renting the Belasco Theatre in midtown Manhattan for a four-week, eight-shows-a-week Broadway-style run of its latest major feature, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman. Howard Sherman explains the benefits that Netflix, the Shubert Organization (owner of the Belasco), and Broadway more generally… [Read More...]

The Reigning Queen Of Queer Cartoons

Rebecca Sugar earned six Emmy nominations before she was 30 for her work on the animated series Adventure Time. Now, on her own Cartoon Network series, Steven Universe, she has an entire squad of non-binary female characters, one gender-neutral hero, and a lesbian wedding, the first on children’s… [Read More...]