Judith Reynolds

Position: Special to the Herald

Email: judithlreynolds@yahoo.com

About: Judith Reynolds is an arts journalist and member of the American Theater Critics Association.

Durango’s March musical madness: Concerts, recitals, an opera

Beginning tonight, music lovers have a chance to hear in one week’s time great choral works, a rarely performed Rossini opera and a full week of recitals dedicated to the music of J.S. Bach. If you...

DATE: March 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango High School actors explore American hysteria

Young Mary Warren trembles with fear when she must choose between lying or telling the truth. As portrayed by an electrifying Isabelle Herringer in the Durango High School production of “The...

DATE: March 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

New Mexico harpist to play rare solo show in Durango

In a rare opportunity to hear a solo harp concert, the Unitarian Universalist Recital Series will present Anne Eisfeller at 7 p.m. Friday. “I have loved the harp since childhood,” said Marilyn...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Arts Center to stage edgy ’90s comedy

“I don’t understand why any woman would love to wear the same dress to anything.” Kristin Skye Hoffmann, the new artistic director at the Durango Arts Center Theatre, bluntly admits that her first...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The MET stages Puccini’s great tragic opera

For good reason, the Metropolitan Opera has staged Puccini’s “La Bohème” more than any other opera. Fans all over the world care about Mimi and Rodolfo as if they were family – or earlier versions...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

FLC showcases student performers at an honors recital on Feb. 25

At the annual honors recital Feb. 25 at Fort Lewis College, 11 music students will perform works by Mozart and Beethoven, Poulenc and Faure, and others. “This is my favorite student event of the...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas takes over Durango Arts Center

A huge wall drawing of a nude woman crawling forward expresses the title and themes of an unusual exhibit at the Durango Arts Center this month. “nevertheless: She Persisted” is a solo show of...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

San Juan Symphony Orchestra packages musical box of chocolates

Next week, the San Juan Symphony has creatively packaged four events around Valentine’s Day. The orchestra has scheduled three exactly on Thursday, and its big weekend concert pair in Durango and...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Snowdown Follies’ old-timers show the upstarts how it’s done

What happened? The guys formerly known as The Danglers (2012) or The Laptops (2013) have morphed into a barbershop quintet. Smartly dressed in striped blazers and straw boaters, The Clip ’N Dales...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The MET Live in HD explores sexual harassment

As the #MeToo movement surges, let me propose Tosca as its poster child. Floria Tosca is the fictional heroine in the tragic opera named after her. She’s a beautiful diva stalked and sexually...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The phenomenon of PostSecret travels to Durango

“My secret is …” are the words that begin what has become an international phenomenon. PostSecret is a community mail-art project that officially launched Jan. 1, 2005. Created by Frank Warren, a...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Quadrivium ensemble continues outreach with the best in vocal music

Quadrivium may be young in years, but it’s making good on its promise of high-quality musical performances, education and outreach. Organized in 2016 for the joy of singing and to present...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

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