The 11th annual Rochester Early Music Festival offered Music for All Hallows: Spirits, Saints, and Sinners.
A few audience members and musicians wore masks from Venice, China, and Japan.
Here's a typically lovely and slightly inscrutable ode from our friend e. e. cummings, to mark the equinox...
If an artist scribbles away in her cold garret and no one is around to hear her songs, does she make a living?
So ends the busiest, most inspirational summer of my adult life! In the last three months, I’ve been privileged to walk through St. Mark’s Cathedral in Venice, to watch otters swimming in the St. Lawrence River, and to hear barihunk Nathan Gunn singing “Home on the Range” at the Glimmerglass Festival.