Daily Archives: March 22, 2009

Julia Fischer, Brahms Violin Concerto

Conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas who’s repertoire tends to be on the modern side … wow … I love them all .. Dramatic, Brahms I meant .. Julia is gracious, very pleasant to watch .. NY Phil had all sort … Continue reading

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Brahms Violin Concerto in D by Gil Shaham 4/4

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North Korea Said to Detain U.S. Reporters

Two Asian reporters were being detained by the little green jumpsuit. Last month, National Geographic has a length article titled Escape From North Korea (subtitle – Defection is daunting. So is starting a new, free life.) talking about those North … Continue reading

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Xiang-Dong Kong – The Yellow River in Wrath – Xian Xianghai

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I was utterly routed 落花流水

I was mauled by two vicious victorious men William and Ding again. It was first time ever that Simon and I got bageled and egged. Sorry Simon. They were 来势汹汹 again: prepared and ready to roll. The weakest link Irene … Continue reading

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Lang Lang plays Ode to the Yellow River 黃河頌

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At a Prep School, the Gloves Are Off

Friend’s daughter is going to Phillips Academy, the noted private boarding school in Andover, MA this Sept. She said last year she applied without much preparation cause she wasn’t anticipating such competition; and the 20-30% Asian student population. xx xx

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Michael Jordan cries

When his son’s team wins the state championship. So sweet .. PEORIA, Ill. – Michael Jordan celebrated another Chicago basketball championship – his son’s. Marcus Jordan, son of the Bulls’ six-time champion, scored a game-high 19 points to lead Chicago … Continue reading

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