22. March 2010 · Comments Off on Read Online · Categories: Read Online

“Any final instructions, coach?” I ask.

“Listen,” she says, “the bowing, at the end, is the hard part. It’s all about the bowing, so we’ve got to practice that.”

I tell her about the terrible mistake I made at New Jersey’s Symphony. I bowed to the orchestra afterward, which had the effect of mooning the audience.

(Conversation between Marin Alsop and Scott Simon, before he was to narrate Peter & The Wolf.)

I read it here.

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