12. January 2009 · Comments Off on I’m Certain He Meant REEDS · Categories: Links, Opera

From Opera Chic:

Abbado, famously an opponent of the current conservative city government of Milan, has just answered that he will come back for free, only if the city government plants 90,000 new trees.

C’mon. You and I both know he meant reeds. And they aren’t supposed to plant them. They are to provide them to oboists of the world. Duh.

12. January 2009 · Comments Off on BQOD · Categories: BQOD

To be in an orchestra, playing to your heart content to please the audience is such noble and happy thing to do…