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Justin Davidson

December 8, 2008 |
Only the Voices Are Huge

Opera beyond Lincoln Center.

November 24, 2008 | Feature
Building a New WPA

Great architects need a great canvas. New York needs infrastructure. And a lot of people need jobs. A proposal.

November 24, 2008 | The Classical Music Review
The Devil Is in the Details

Extraordinary staging gets the most out of La Damnation de Faust.

November 17, 2008 | The Classical Music Review
Diversity Now!

Douglas Cuomo draws on ethnic musics of every variety—with a mongrel result.

November 3, 2008
From Idlewild to Just Plain Mild

How TWA’s swoopy little eagle fits in its giant, generic JetBlue nest.

November 3, 2008 | The Classical Music Review
Sketches of Spain

Period instruments put concertgoers in the world—not just the words—of Don Quixote.

October 27, 2008 | The Classical Music Review
Fission Power

Penny Woolcock’s production of Doctor Atomic burnishes a masterpiece.

October 13, 2008 | The Classical Music Review
Rethinking Lenny

Performers too young to have known Bernstein see his music afresh.

September 22, 2008
One’s Huge, the Other’s Crazy

A pair of showcase skyscrapers, ready to rise, give us a taste of the architectural delirium we crave.

September 15, 2008 | Feature
The Glass Stampede

As this last great building boom winds down, our architecture critic asks: Does the new see-through city look better or worse than the one it replaced? A building-by-building survey.

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