She mourns and then she is fully present, looking right through you, dancing with abandon.
Recognition of the dance-becoming-functional, of completing a circuit between both halves, is undoubtedly gratifying. We are irresistibly, maybe placidly, hypnotized by the all-seducing power of the circle, and this dually lulls with its familiarity while entrancing with timelessness.
Drew Malmuth on Arvo Pärt Journeys in Silence at New York Live Ideas (April 15-19)
Katie Gaydos responds to New York Live Arts’ Live Ideas Festival.
Drew Malmuth speaks with Peter Bouteneff about Arvo Pärt and New York Live Arts’ Live Ideas Festival (April 15-19).