Getting ready for tonight’s concert, with anticipation and focus. Concert dress is ready, the music has been reviewed and organized, with tricky passages highlighted. Even a bad hair day like today, with non-stop downpours, can’t diminish my excitement and anticipation.
You’d think, after all these years, I’d grow weary of this, but I am still in awe of how every piece of music somehow has an effect on me. There is always something new to learn; always an emotional tug that emerges, even with familiar works. What a wonderful gift…music! As ABBA sang: “Thank you for the music…”