The Connected Life

Every once in a while I have the urge to talk about my favorite conductor, Wilhelm Furtwängler. I love what Daniel Barenboim said about him: “He understood that music is not about statements or about being. It’s about becoming. It’s not the statement of a phrase that is really important, but how you get there  and […]

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Be a Sail, not an Anchor

A few years ago I received a post-Thanksgiving email from a good friend. I read it again tonight as I sit in the balcony of my mother’s home in Patra, Greece, where I’ve come to spend a little time with her as she is nearing the end of her beautiful life. As I read again this […]

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