An apology

Re: the rally in Tampa, I had a teaching moment, caught up in the outrage viewing this inchoate and virulent mob, the President* egging them on in his dangerously autocratic framing of the press as the ‘enemy of the people’, I posted the spittle-flecked footage and made a good pun on ‘euphemism’ that I quickly …

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Mozart Concerto in Eb Major, K. 482 with Maestro John DeMain and the Madison Symphony

So thrilled to be with John DeMain and the wonderful Madison Symphony for this weekend of performances, May 4-6, of my favorite Mozart Concerto. Years ago, when I was learning it, I confided to Claude Frank that I was filling in and writing a cadenza for the last movement. He feigned shock: “the piece already …

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J.S. Bach ~ Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk. I: live tracks from the road

Having lost my hard drive a couple months back, I’m just now getting around to sharing some live takes from my breakpiece slot on live tapings of my radio show. I’ve decided ProTools is way too consumer-unfriendly to re-up, so I’m afraid I’m behind a steep learning curve getting LogicPro up and running. But thanks …

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J.S. Bach ~ Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk I, DM Prelude & Fuge 2017.09.10@Pioneer Center, Reno, NV

Haven’t been to Reno in way too long. Returned briefly to tape a From the Top yesterday; I’m coming back to play with the day’s sponsors, the Reno Philharmonic (KUNR co-sponsored. Thank you!) end of October playing Brahms’ d minor Concerto.  We had world-class kids from near and far, the audience was so supportive (you’ll …

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