How do you avoid purple prose when reviewing a splendid concert?
Answer: It’s not easy, and that’s the theme of this column.
The concert in question is last weekend’s “The Dream Lives,” jointly performed by the Durango and Telluride Choral Societies.
The title referred to the major...
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When music lingers in your mind long after a performance is over, it’s telling you something. It may be a jazz riff or a blooming Puccini aria. It may be a little nothing, or it may lead to an important insight.
As an arts writer, I pay attention to these odd hauntings. A recent example: I can’t get some tunes from...