Monthly Archives: December 2016


The subtitle of the blog is “meaning, music, and conducting.” So I want to address meaning — what it is, why it matters. As defined by positive psychology research, meaning is the feeling of being connected to something larger than … Continue reading

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L’Amour de Loin

I was at the opening of L’Amour de Loin at the Met last night. It was a powerful opera, staged and performed with overwhelming thoughtfulness. The first thing you need to know is that there is no set. There is nothing on … Continue reading

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