Looking out the window, I'm filled with delicious anticipation of cozy indoor pursuits. It's 11 degrees, the trees are frosted, and it helps to embrace what Wallace Stevens called "a mind of winter." Here we are. Inside. I hope you are keeping warm and well-occupied. The National Weather Service is warning of the dangers of frost bite.
Who ever thought that dancing bears and giant flamingos would have anything to do with opera. Tune in on January 4th for this family-friendly holiday version of Mozart's The Magic Flute and find out more.
Big and beautiful music by Wagner, Beethoven, Bruckner, Brahms and Tchaikovsky all this month on SymphonyCast. Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic on January 10th in Beethoven's vision of the Ruins of Athens.