December 24: Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

December 24: On this date last year, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, who earned Academy Award nominations for his scores to “Far From the Madding Crowd” (1967), “Nicholas and Alexandra” (1971), and “Murder on the Orient Express” (1974), died.

“The American West In Bronze, 1850-1925”

With over half a million people interred at Green-Wood, and tens of thousands of monuments across its grounds, Green-Wood has connections to many subjects. So it is with “The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925,” an exhibition that has just opened at The Metropolitan Museum: many of the sculptors whose work is on display also created … Read more