Summing up the Fall Violoncellist

In an effort to maintain at least the semblance of musical/cultural content as befits the latter half of the title of this blog, I asked Daniel Ahrendt, the publicist for the Amitayus Duo, to write up a short “press release” of some of the musical activities in which I was able to engage this past fall, for the period from about August 25-December 10, 2011. … Continue reading Summing up the Fall Violoncellist

Commemorating 9/11 in Berlin

I spent last weekend in Berlin, the main purpose being to perform at the 9/11 Commemoration Service at the American Church in Berlin organized by the U.S. Embassy there. Along with Andreas Boelcke (who is head of the Piano Academy Berlin and is my partner in the Amitayus Duo), in the middle of the service I played “Prayer” by the Jewish composer Ernest Bloch. The … Continue reading Commemorating 9/11 in Berlin