Scotty Campbell


Lyric's 'Magic' stuck in the '80s, but the flute plays on

In Lyric Opera's 'The Magic Flute,' an antiquated interpretation undermine great performances.


January 20, 2012

The Sound of Static

Alva Noto serves up more static, glitches, and erratic rhythms in Univers.


November 29, 2011

Björk tones it down on Biophilia

Biophilia takes apart songs, reducing them to the most basic qualities.


November 17, 2011

A little goes a long way at the MCA

The Language of Less demonstrates that, even in the age of iPhones and the 24-hour news cycle, there is still a need for simple reflection and minimalist style in art.


October 18, 2011

Reich finds harmony in tragedy

More controversy has surrounded the latest album by Steve Reich, the Pulitzer Prize–winning American minimalist composer, than any other of his works.


October 4, 2011