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The “C” Word is Context (Part 2) (April 3, 2022)

Tribute to Michail Jurowski (1945-2022) (March 20, 2022)

Music, War, & The Reality of Cancellation (Part 1) (March 16, 2022)

On Ukraine: Moving Beyond Performance (February 26, 2022)

On Community, Culture, Vanishing, & The Usefulness Of Shells (January 15, 2022)

On The “Relatable” – In Opera, And Beyond (December 27, 2021)

December Is The Hardest Month (December 19, 2021)

Reflecting On A Romanian Festival’s Past, Present, & Future (October 22, 2021)

Finding The Right Fit (Or Not) (August 24, 2021)

Bridging The Divide (August 7, 2021)

Marking Six Years Since My Mother’s Death (July 26, 2021)

Romancing The Clichés (July 22, 2021)

Goal! On Football, & More (July 11, 2021)

Coming Back To Live, Maybe (April 27, 2021)

Music Amidst Pandemic: New Doors, New Windows, Same View? (March 17, 2021)

Absence, Presence, Performance (January 22, 2021)

Puccini & A Red Satin Dress For Christmas (December 27, 2020)

Exposure, Exchange, & Freebie Culture (June 1, 2020)

Embracing Community, In All Its Forms (May 28, 2020)

Pondering Community, Technology, Nostalgia, & “Normal” (May 19, 2020)

Curiosity In The Time Of Corona (April 29, 2020)

Watching, Listening, Writing – Alone & Together (March 23, 2020)

“You’re Being Too Sensitive” (December 31, 2019)

“Flowers, Meadows, Hills”… And Walls (December 21, 2019)

“She Had A Choice” (August 13, 2019)

ensemble unitedberlin: Between Past And Future (July 12, 2019)

Counting From One To Ten (But Not In That Order) (March 23, 2019)

Bruno Ganz, A French Novel, And Grappling With Loss (February 16, 2019)

James Levine: A Reckoning (December 5, 2017)

Dmitri Hvorostovsky: Magic, Memories, And ‘Significant Presence’ (November 23, 2017)

Dancing With Ghosts In Berlin (November 14, 2017)

Travels In Italy: Dolce e brutto (November 7, 2017)

A Trip For My Mother: Experiencing Opera In Italy (October 20, 2017)

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