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Love a new year! What's happening in KC? Try: Kansas City Symphony joins the celebration of Isaac Stern's 100th anniversary. Profile of choreographer Haley Kostas. Lyric Opera of Kansas City "...When There Are Nine" honors 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Bach Aria Soloists host Bach Extravaganza for their 20th season.
Maybe next year will be the year of work/life balance. 😉 People with more time and ambition are writing year end lists and best of decade lists and various other lists, but geez, I'm too exhausted to consider sifting through everything that has happened in the last few years. But then again, my 10 year... Continue Reading →
I wrote a "Guide to Choral Christmastide" for the many, many choir concerts during December: over 30 performances in less than 30 days!
I say this every time, but this is definitely my favorite collection display we've ever done. One of the student assistants brought in a marimo (moss ball, lake goblin, or Aegagropila linnaei, to be precise) and we developed our Oct/Nov display from music about the environment and the supernatural, featuring work from Japan and Iceland,... Continue Reading →