Stunning Berlioz 震撼白遼士

by Michael Caruso   Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducted the Philadelphia Orchestra in concerts this weekend in the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. Two stunning works by Hector Berlioz braced Camille Saint-Saens’ Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, performed by the brilliant young Canadian cellist, Stephane Tetreault. He gave the...
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The Fly 蒼蠅

by William Blake 威廉・布萊克   Little Fly, 小蒼蠅呵, Thy summer’s play 這夏日的嬉遊 My thoughtless hand 怕被我隨意揮手 Has brushed away. 打斷了吧? Am not I 而我莫非 A fly like thee? 像你,是一隻蠅蟲? Or art not thou 而你莫非 A man like me? 似我,堂堂為人? For I dance, 我曼舞, And drink, and sing, 品酒,吟唱,...
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Think Big 想像的空間

by Deborah Kaplan   Emptiness.  Then, a series of spontaneous and then more casual decisions, as the form took shape and began to make itself. 如大虛空, 恆無起滅。然而,那思惟來時,卻像行雲流水一樣輕快,造型隨意的設計竟也就遂步呈現出來了。 There was never a moment from the beginning to the end of creating these pieces that I doubted they would come...
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Caponata 西西里糖醋茄子

by Patricia Manley   Having grown up on a farm in upstate New York, my connection to summer produce is nothing if not personal.   Recently, the juice of a warm, ripened tomato, freshly picked from the vine, awoke in me memories of childhood summer spent in the...
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Three Pairs of Gloves 三雙手套

by 周芬伶  Chou Fen-ling   打開包裹,是怡雯寄來的兩雙手套,一鮮紅一桃紅,這是寄第二次了,上回寄的米黃色手套剛戴幾天只餘一隻,開會時她看到我還戴著一隻,於是再次補貨,信上寫著: I opened the package from Yi-wen and saw two pairs of gloves, one scarlet and the other rose pink. This was the second package of gloves from her. Just a few days after I had received the first pair, beige in color,...
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