Music: Bach with Red Tights

Thanks in good part to the mystical imagination and grim determination of Irene Lewisohn, there has evolved in the past few years a synthetic art-form whereby great masterworks are given stage presentations for which they were never intended. With her sister Alice (now married and living in Paris), Irene Lewisohn started her experiments in the Neighborhood Playhouse, a small theatre in Manhattan's slums. She interested Conductor

Nikolai Sokoloff of the Cleveland Orchestra with whom she worked out scenarios to several symphonic works. They amounted, in essence, to informal ballets in which the...

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