Posts Tagged ‘Yoko Ono’

Mark Morris/Orfeo

Thursday, April 11th, 1996

It begins with a fune­real chorus in the antique style, with cornetto and trom­bones. And then Orpheus comes in, lamenting his lost love, and sings one single word. Eury­dice. He sings it three times. He doesn’t say much, but he says every­thing he needs to say, and the third time he sings it, it sends chills up your spine.””

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Yoko Ono

Sunday, January 7th, 1990

Every viewer who chooses to partic­i­pate will have a different expe­ri­ence. For me, it was a moving medi­ta­tion on loss, change, and getting a second chance. As one of the char­ac­ters in William Faulkn­er’s novel The Wild Palms says, “Between grief and nothing, I will take grief.”

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