06. October 2014 · Comments Off on TQOD · Categories: TQOD

my 9 year old brother just said “emily just because you’re the best oboe player in the school doesn’t mean you’re that good”

he knows

06. October 2014 · Comments Off on Congratulations, Janet! · Categories: Opera, Reviews, San Francisco Opera

Special credit goes to Janet Popesco Archibald for her magnificent English horn solo during “Ma dall’arido stelo divulsa.”

I absolutely love seeing friends get good reviews, and Janet is one fine player. I always enjoy hearing the wonderful musicians of San Francisco Opera.

RTWT, written by Lisa Hirsch. She didn’t care for the men. I’ll have to see what I think, but she is an opera expert and I most certainly am not.