Monday evening, Portland's big band bid farewell to Hannu Lintu... a guest conductor who is apparently the love child of Garrison Keillor and Plastic Man.
Which music do you consider superior? The Beatles or Petula Clark? And, along these same lines, do you have an opinion on the "polarity," as Gould would have it, between Mendelssohn and Mussorgsky?
I had a really disturbing dream: I woke up to a headline in the Times proclaiming that I had led my client, the celebrated Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, down the wrong path.