Tag Archives: Handel

The Transformative Power of Classical Music in the South of France

July has a special meaning for my family.  For the past eight years my wife has organized a classical music festival in the South of France near the town of Limoux. While Limoux is famous for its sparkling wine, called … Continue reading

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A Classy Young Violinist

I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin.  ~Albert Einstein May 6th was the string finals for the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016 competition televised on BBC Channel 4. Previous competitions … Continue reading

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An Appreciation Dinner

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.   ~John F. Kennedy The six classical music concerts in the south of France are finally over … Continue reading

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Memory, Sweet But Fragile Memory

And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their tents like the Arabs And as silently steal away. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Day Is Done My mother was an amazing person and … Continue reading

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