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YOSHI’S: Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet at Yoshi’s… Fifty for the Future… the world premiere of a new piece by Susie Ibarra Music… Pulsation… with the amazing percussionist on stage… a recent work by Henry Threadgill… arrangements of music by John Coltrane, Charles Mingus … Continue reading

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STANFORD: Jazz Workshop Showcase

Stanford’s campus becomes a musical playground during the jazz camp showcase!

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22. FRANCE 2019: Amboise-Blois-Chantilly

Last day in Amboise… one last postcard and stroll… by Loire… Max Ernst fountain… Amboise is a place to enjoy slowly… back on the memory lane… to Blois… Au rendez-vous des pêcheurs… changing travel plans… to Claude Debussy Museum… on … Continue reading

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11. NORMANDY: Honfleur

Late start on Honfleur roofs after the long Fête de la Musique night… yummy surprise downstairs… it’s the Saturday market… so many good looking and tasting cheese… and sausages… olives & marinated garlic… baguette tradition & pain au céréales… fruits … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: Little Big Voice

Sweet family movie… post WWII Austria… couldn’t help noticing similarities with our times… hopefully learning from history… a film and song to remember!

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Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona

During the late 17th and early 18th centuries, two violinmakers from the same small town, indeed, the same block, were making the most sought-after violins ever created. Everyone has heard of Antonio Stradivari, but few know the name Giuseppe Guarneri … Continue reading

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AMERICAN MASTERS FILM: Itzhak Perlman

Itzhak Perlman AMERICAN MASTERS FILM Itzhak Perlman (Oct 2018) “The sound Itzhak generates comes from his heart and flows through his hands. Through this film, we come to realize how extraordinary this process really is.”

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PALO ALTO: Overture to a Season

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra‘s Overture to a Season concert in Palo Alto… Michael Gilbertson‘s modern short work inspired by “Ode to Joy”… Overture to a Season… followed by a musical journey through the woods and streams of Beethoven’s sixth symphony… … Continue reading

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CITINERARY: Royal Albert Hall

This monument records the success of the Great Exhibition, the international exhibition held in Hyde Park in 1851 organised by Henry Cole and Prince Albert. The success of the 1851 exhibition paid for the construction of not only the Royal … Continue reading

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2.LON: Albertopolis

First full day in London after a long flight means it is an Albertopolis day! We remember our way around from a previous Albertopolis walk… sweet memories… We manage to wake up early in the morning for a grand tour … Continue reading

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