Death of Jeff Beck, English guitar genius who did not want to be a star

After a dazzling debut with the Yardbirds, this gifted man revered by Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, partner of Rod Stewart and pioneer of jazz-rock, led a career that was up and down, full of flashes and renunciations. He passed away at 78. Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck. Of the Three Musketeers, British electric … Read more

Cold genius for King Arthur at Versailles

The staging created in 2008/2009 by Corinne and Gilles Benizio – alias Shirley and Dino – of Purcell’s “King Arthur or The British Worthy”, with a plot completely reworked by Hervé Niquet, returns to the Royal Opera of Versailles in general hilarity. “Five long hours, it should have been five long hours” declares on stage, … Read more

There may be a genius near you, but you won’t recognize him by his intelligence

Psychologists have been trying to unravel the personality traits of geniuses for decades They emphasize that a common note to all is their curiosity and their mind “open to experiences” Other experts claim the value of intellectual humility as an indispensable condition of genius Nobody doubts that Mozart He was a wonder since he was … Read more

Genius Loci: four evenings and a sold out dawn for the fifth edition to discover Santa Croce

Wim Mertens @ Alessandro Botticelli Genius Loci – The initiative organized by Controradio Club, Opera di Santa Croce and Controradio was held from 20 to 24 September in the spaces of the monumental complex of Santa Croce, Florence. Four evenings and a sold out dawn for the 5th “Genius Loci: discovering Santa Croce”. In the … Read more

A documentary tries to reveal the mystery of the last great genius of pop music

Exclusive Content The note you are trying to access is exclusively for subscribers subscribe know our plansand enjoy El País without limits. Get into If you are already a subscriber you canSign in with your username and password. Long before it was essential, David Bowie I already knew what it was to be multiplatform. He … Read more

Firenze, torna “Genius Loci: Angelo Branduardi, Markus Stockhausen, Petra Magoni, Wim Mertens

Il complesso monumentale di Santa Croce dal 20 al 24 settembre è di nuovo protagonista della 5/a edizione del festival con concerti, talk e performance, tra spiritualità e bellezza, memoria e contemporaneità Epifania/Apparizione: ecco il tema dell’edizione. Luoghi unici come la Basilica di Santa Croce, il Cenacolo, la Cappella Pazzi e i due chiostri si aprono … Read more

🎧 “Genius Loci: alla scoperta di Santa Croce”

Torna “Genius Loci: alla scoperta di Santa Croce”, cinque giorni di musica, arte e cultura in dialogo con lo spirito del luogo.  Angelo Branduardi, Markus Stockhausen, Petra Magoni, Wim Mertens, Franco Cardini e molti altri dal 20 al 24 settembre. Scopri il programma e ascolte le interviste a cura di Chiara Brilli  Il complesso monumentale … Read more

Lost horizons, Ispica pays homage to the immortal genius of Battiato

The Art evolution association presents “Lost horizons” Tribute to Franco Battiato by the Guarnieri ensemble. The event will be held next August 13 at 20.30in the splendid setting of Loggia del Sinatra in front of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Ispica (RG). This is one of the most beautiful and rich in history … Read more

Genius Loci returns to Santa Croce: art and music between memory and the future

Florence the unique identity of Santa Croce dialogues with contemporaneity through “Genius Loci”, a festival whose fifth edition will take place from 20 to 24 September. The event enhances the extraordinary cultural heritage of which the monumental complex of Santa Croce is the casket and once again creates a bridge between memory … Read more