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October 2013

Mariinsky Orchestra

Valery Gergiev, Music Director of the Mariinsky Orchestra, was in fine form at the Kennedy Center on October 14, 2013, conducting the …

The Tin Drum

When my grandson Thomas visited last week, he headed straight for the tin drum I had bought to illustrate a discussion of …

Harvard Reunion

In September 1966, Steve and I loaded our ’65 Chevy Impala and¬†pulled a U-Haul trailer from Dallas to Cambridge MA, where he …

New York Again!

On the morning of September 20, I took the bus back to New York City, only three weeks after our Labor Day …