living in the moment

Nicolas Jenson's typesetting of Marcellus' Compendiosa Doctrina. Victoria & Albert Museum: one of many interesting distractions to be found there.

Still here…

…but gone a bit quiet on the blogging front.  And that is despite some wonderful things to write about: the tremendous Bruckner 7 from Haitink and the LSO; Orphée et Eurydice in an inventive staging at Covent Garden; a beautifully crafted Strauss evening from the Leipzigers and Chailly; and the intimacy of Rossi’s Orpheus at the Sam Wanamaker…  (more…)