Was it Rachmaninoff who learnt a piano concerto during a flight or train ride? My mind has gone blank.
I am reading through the course content for Birmingham Conservatoire and in the fourth year we get taught how to do tax returns, business planning, creating a website, and whatnot. It never occurred to me that we would be taught those things but it is quite obvious now I think about it!
Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9
Pause - Marche des ‘Davidsbundler’ contre les Philistins (3:58)
Violin Concerto No 1 in D major, Op 19
2 Scherzo. Vivacissimo
3 Moderato - Andante
Hilary Hahn, violin
RTVE Symphony Orchestra
Composer: Anton Rubinstein (1829 - 1894)
Work: Allegro from Piano Concerto Nr. 4 in D minor (1864)
Performer: Marc-André Hamelin, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; conducted by Michael Stern
Q:We unfortunately live in a world where people should apply social justice to everything he has an opinion and he's entitled to his opinion!
There’s a difference between opinion and taking an unsolicited photo and spouting abuse at a person. That’s when opinion turns into oppression.
ClassicFM posted about an opera singer in America being sacked after he insulted someone on facebook. People are commenting with the normal “It’s just his opinion” but if you read the article you see it’s more of an attack than an opinion. A candid photo taken accompanied by a few paragraphs of insults towards the individual who was singled out because they didn’t conform to the “normal” social standards.
Sure, have your “opinions” but when you’re in a field of work where the public eye is on you you should not be surprised when you lose work because of distasteful comments.