All my life, a concert has always been the most thrilling activity (either as performer or member of the audience) I could participate in.
In the struggle to live purposefully during the short span of an individual life, it’s a revelation to discover that rhythm is everything.
A few remarks about an incomparable recording, by a most extraordinary duo, and Maurice Ravel, Impressionist composer of marvelous music for violin and piano
Some self-centered ramblings on how one’s talking can deteriorate from private musings to public utterances and make it seem like progress
A brief discussion of the wonders of these digital times we’re living in and how a card really is not a card until it becomes a card
Symphony orchestra musicians are a special breed, particularly when headed to Madeira; we will get there when we get there (or not, as the case may be).
A violin concerto sets up certain expectations, but it turns out that the ear has a mind and some unexpected memories of its own.