12. February 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Read Online

Coughing in classical concerts ‘twice as likely’

People are twice as likely to cough during a classical concert as they are during normal life, an academic researching the irritating phenomenon has claimed.

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12. February 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Concert Announcements

French conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier leads the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) February 21st through the 23rd at Davies Symphony Hall, in a program featuring SFS Principal Oboe William Bennett in Strauss’s Oboe Concerto. The program also includes Debussy’s Petite Suite and the Orchestra’s first performances of Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 1.

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12. February 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Opera

One of our lead sopranos in Opera San José is this absolutely incredibly musician! What a joy it is to hear her sing. Really.

12. February 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Opera

Just some snippets …

12. February 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: FBQD

Just realized bassoon played poorly sounds like bagpipes played well. Hmm.

12. February 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

Happy dad… My daughter has decided to play Oboe again. Now off to find reeds!