“I was in tears,” he says, “before and after.”. And yet, the men and women interviewed for this article agreed that the men’s burden in most any version of “The Nutcracker” is nothing compared with what the ballerinas go through. “When the boys are complaining, we’re like, ‘Dude, you cannot be saying that. Whoa, whoa, whoa. Don’t be talking to us right now,'” Johnson says. “I’m sure they get hot, and their hearts beat quite a bit, but the girls are getting corns and are in pointe shoes every day.”.
Numerous of the seven movements in the cycle — which is rather French in sensibility, a nice follow to Ravel — are titled after sculptures by Claudel, What’s more, the piece is suffused with a sort of gently dancing and sometimes erotic motion, The dark shadings of “La Valse,” the second ballet dancer rubber stamp mounted wood block art stamp movement, stood out, along with its word painting: strings like fireflies as Cooke sang, “I console my eyes with beauty/ Allow me to forget/ That every dance of love/ Is mingled with regret.”..
The Beethoven Project. Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra, Jindong Cai, conductor; JonNakamatsu, piano. 8 p.m. May 10 and 2:30 p.m. May 12. Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21 (1801); Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58 (1806); Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60 (1806). Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University. $20. http://live.stanford.edu/ or 650-725-2787. Afiara String Quartet & Cecilia String Quartet. 2:30 p.m. May 19. Mozart: String Quintet No.1 in B-flat Major, K174 (1773); Brahms: String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op.111 (1890); Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 (1825). Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University. $25-$60. http://live.stanford.edu/ or 650-725-2787.
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The digital age that threatened to kill the mechanical watch business instead brought it new life — and made it intensely competitive. “If I don’t pick up the phone, it just goes to the next person within two minutes,” he said of the risk of losing a deal. So Josh keeps his iPhone close. An important call could come in at 1 a.m., interrupting his sleep; in the second quarter of a college football game in Mississippi; in a hospital delivery room. It’s a family joke that minutes before his daughter’s birth, he was on the phone, making a deal.