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Church Gig

The topic of The Royal Wedding briefly surfaced last night at church choir. First to clarify the idea of church ...

Sushumna Singing

The aforementioned Josh Vincent and I set a Daddy date for the beach today. I took my two kids aged ...

String Yoga

After Faust closed on Sunday, I went over to have a chicken quesadilla at Downtown Johnny Brown's while Josh Vincent ...

Review

I bumped into Greer Grimsley at 7-11 downtown yesterday. Greer is singing Mephistopheles in SDO's production of Faust. I asked ...

Bach Suites

Just for fun, I listened to some of Bach's cello suites today and I must admit they're better than kale. ...

One Hit Operas

A while back, I posted about "One Hit Wonders" and followed it up with "One Hit Wagner". Dmopbuff made a ...

Adoramus

I've just noticed there isn't much classical music I associate with Easter. There are a few pieces for Good Friday. ...

Boring

The funny thing about this topic of classical music being boring is that I tend to find pop music boring. ...

There's a Difference

I've been thinking about trying to understand how the non-classical music patron hears classical music. I say I've been thinking ...

Just Joking

It has come to my attention that I recently threw a musical term out there that should have been defined. ...

I Fell Off my Magic Cloud

Yesterday, I was driving along the 163 toward downtown to get a costume fitting for Carmen. My seven-year-old daughter was ...

Ice Ice Baby

So what of this Sibelius and his 1st Symphony sounding like Tchaikovsky's 7th? When Sibelius premiered his 1st Symphony in ...

Athenaeum

I heard that Lulu Lemon has men's apparel. As I wasn't feeling too confident about walking into a store with ...

Washes the Dust

Each of us has a soundtrack to our life. There are certain pieces of music that, when we hear them, ...

Organ Symphony

Speaking of the organ. It's been a while since I heard Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3. The second and fourth movements ...

Big Organ

With the onset of some sunshine, I took a run through Balboa Park and there it was, The Spreckels Organ ...

Places to Play and Pray

For the last few weeks, every morning I've had a full chorus of chirpy birds singing to their hearts' content ...

Rosen-cancel-ier

When Der Rosenkavalier opens on April 3rd, it will be interesting to see how the San Diego audience responds. Rosenkavalier ...

Rosenkavalier

As mentioned, Herbert von Karajan was an Austrian conductor who joined the Nazi Party. In the early 1900’s, Georg von ...

More Moonlight

I got a late start to my run the other day. I almost didn’t go but somehow ended up at ...

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