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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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Music Soothes the Savage Breast . . .

Music has Charms to sooth a savage Breast, To soften Rocks, or bend a knotted Oak. I’ve read, that things inanimate have mov’d, And, as with living Souls, have been inform’d, By magic numbers and persuasive Sound.   ~William Congreve … Continue reading

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Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra . . . and a Profound Lesson

Sometimes I just get lucky. And so I was able, due to a consulting schedule change, to pass through Boston last weekend and accept an invitation to the Boston Philharmonic Annual Fundraising Gala. This is no ordinary city orchestra. The … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Holiday . . .

This week is vacation. Actually school holiday for my daughter and the family has decamped to our house in the South of France for two weeks.  But rather than just doing nothing or lounging on the beach (no beach here … Continue reading

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