26. April 2005 · Comments Off on I’ve Now Seen Flying Dutchman! · Categories: imported, Ramble

Unfortunately I didn’t hear anything.

But go here to see some very nice pictures of the opera I just finished playing.

(Wouldn’t it be grand if management thought that the orchestra would be more connected to the productions if we had monitors for both sight & sound? Yes. It would.)

26. April 2005 · Comments Off on Music Quote · Categories: imported, Quotes

I played cards with [Richard] Strauss every day for ten years, and he was a pig!

-Hans Knappertsbusch, conductor (1888-1965)