28. February 2019 · Comments Off on André Previn 1929-2019 · Categories: Losses

I just learned that André Previn died today.

… and from our own Opera San José:

News links will be added as I find them.

NY Times
Hollywood Reporter
The Guardian
Washington Post
Telegraph (I’m confused by this sentence: “Born in Berlin, Previn’s family left in 1939 for Paris in 1938 – where he studied piano at the Conservatoire – before moving on to Los Angeles.”)

(I received this email three times in a row, thus the three noes in a row.)

This is your typical scam spam alert!


I’m Josh Anderson, During my search for a lesson teacher that would help in taking son (Kenneth) During is stay in your location. I found your advert and it is very okay to me since you specialize in the area I’m seeking for him, My son would be coming to your city before the end of this month for a period of time with his friend, I’ll like to know if you can help in taking him for the lesson? just to keep him busy and refresh. Kenneth is 11 years old, So kindly let me know your charges per hour/lesson in order for me to arrange for his payment before he travels down to for the lessons to commence.
He will be staying there for 2 weeks and Please Reply back on:

(1). Your charges per 2 hours (3 times a week for 2 Weeks):starting from 11th March until 25th March 2019

(2) Total Cost For 6 class/12 hours lessons in 2 Weeks

(3). The Day you will be available to teach him During the week:

Well am very happy that i see you as my son tutor and about your years of Experience there is no problem about the lessons, My son will be coming with his caregiver. So there is no problem for the lesson to commence by next week, my son caregiver will be bringing him to your location for the lessons and you can teach him anywhere around you including the Library or your home if that is okay by you so i will like you to teach my son the best of you when he get to the city for the lessons. I will like you to email me with your schedule for the lessons, I will like you to email me with the name on the check and Full mailing address where
the check will be mailed to and including your Home and Cell phone number for my attorney to issue out a check to your before leaving the the state, by this week, I will be awaiting to read from you soon with your name and address.

Best Wishes,

28. February 2019 · Comments Off on A Bit Of Bozza · Categories: Listen, Oboe

… for your Thursday morning and the last day of February. Lovely playing here!

Kumho Prodigy Concert
Soo Hyun Jee, Oboe
Eugène Bozza: Fantasie Pastorale for Oboe and Piano, Op.37
Recorded at the Kumho Art Hall, 15 December 2018
KUMHO ART HALL V LIVE – http://channels.vlive.tv/E792F3/video