Mozart and Mahler at Carnegie Hall–A Different Viewpoint

Hi Everyone, My guest blogger this week is my son, Simon, whose film criticism can be seen at curnblog.com and whose blog can be viewed at Skip and Setter’s Cinema Blogishkeit cinemablogishkeit.com and whose opinions have always been and will always be inimitably his own. He also took some really great pix. Thank you, Simon!…

Mayhem at the Met–a New Tenor Arrives and 4,000 People Scream

If you always thought opera was a kind of orderly art form patronized only by the well bred, you haven’t been there recently. I’m not speaking of the oranges thrown by patrons angered by a certain soprano’s failings at La Scala, but rather the Yankee stadium-style yells that broke out at the end of Javier…