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‘Planetarium’ at Brooklyn Academy of Music

‘Planetarium’ at Brooklyn Academy of Music

A Spectacle With Something for Everyone, Even Poor Neglected Pluto ‘Planetarium’ at Brooklyn Academy of Music   By CORINNA da FONSECA-WOLLHEIM   Published: March 24, 2013 Toward the end of the first half of Friday evening’s performance of “Planetarium” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, during a string quartet arrangement of a song called “Year of the Boar” by the singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens, the violinist Ben Russell let loose with a wild riff. His finger slithered up and down the fingerboard producing electric guitarlike squeals while the other members of the quartet — Nadia Sirota (viola), Clarice Jensen (cello) and […]