It’s particularly satisfying when the music plays a substantial role in driving an evening of dance.
Tonight, the Charlotte Ballet and Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra are putting their thumbprint on two of the dance world’s most revered compositions.
This has been the summer of Sasha.
If not for her monotone voice, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would have been a great operatic diva. Instead, she became what she considered to be the next best thing: a lawyer.
The first woman to serve on the prestigious Harvard Law Review and the first tenured female professor at Columbia Law School, Ginsburg won four out of the five cases she argued before the Supreme Court preceding her appointment to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993. The law may be her calling, but opera was her first love.