Monthly Archives: May 2009

Finishing Touches

There was a moment in Disney Hall last night that I will not soon forget. Christoph Eschenbach was playing Schubert’s last Piano Sonata – the B flat, No. 960 in the Deutsch chronological catalog. The slow movement came to its … Continue reading

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Ever on Sunday

WELCOME: John Adams has been in town these past weeks, as good company as company can get. He came with some of his own music, which was wonderful enough. What’s more, at a Green Umbrella concert, the last of the … Continue reading

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As Good as It Gets

Any notion of the season winding down –with Esa-Pekka departed and nothing to sing about except another creaky old Traviata across the street – needs a couple of weeks’ postponement, as it happens. Two of our best homegrown series ended … Continue reading

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Kid Stuff

THEY’RE STILL OUT THERE The following, which the good people at Jacaranda received recently and have allowed me to send along, might be worthy of comment. At least I hope so. Subject: Pretentious Bullshit I just received your advertising card … Continue reading

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