Tag: Bing

  • Ballet, quintets and Rufus: Stanford woos after a decade of Bing

    The first thing I noticed when I arrived at Bing Concert Hall was that I was almost comically underdressed. In a room of extravagantly fitted donors and surrounded by more wool than a sheep farm, I settled in my seat wearing a tour shirt from a Japanese sludge metal band and Doc Martens. For the…

  • Hindustani violinist Kala Ramnath defines virtuosity at Bing Studio

    After the evening’s final applause, silence fell onto the crowd at Bing Studio. As the performers walked off stage, the woman next to me broke the tension: “Was that it? It went too fast.” In many ways, I find this remark summative of the performance, which was the first with Stanford Live for Hindustani classical…