Archive for July, 2010

A Week in Verbier

Posted in News on July 31, 2010 by figarosi

I am always amazed at the artist interactions at the festival. At the concerts, artists interact with others onstage and are also aware of the stars that are in the audience.

My recent post about the festival is up on and a review of the first concert, with Paul McCreesh conducting a crack-head Beethoven, is on in the blog section.

Important note: All of the main concerts of the festival are available for streaming free on until the end of September.

And the winner is…

Posted in Uncategorized on July 26, 2010 by figarosi

The French daily Le Figaro had a long piece contrasting the styles of Mozart and Wagner. At the end was a poll and Mozart carried the day handily with 77% v. 23% for poor Richard.