The first performance was presented at the Royal Opera House, London, in 1953. The Queen attended.Continue reading
Thanks to David Nice’s Russian Music class, I’ve been introduced not only to a wealth of chamber music I didn’t know, but also to a cornucopia of brilliant musicians. In a past class, this included Boris Giltburg, and in the most recent class Alina Ibragimova and Benjamin Baker—and through Baker, Daniel Lebhardt. Continue reading
Sound the flute!
Now it’s mute.
Day and night;
In the dale,
Lark in sky,
Merrily, merrily, to welcome in the year. Continue reading