Archive for January 2008

T&A TV and its Fig Leaves

T&A TV and its Fig Leaves Believe it or not, with the approach of this years Festivus Maximus, we are already about to celebrate the fourth anniversary of The Wardrobe Malfunction. Only a small percentage of the population, even of those who watched it, remembers who was playing in Super Bowl XXXVIII, and fewer yet […]

Leonard Bernstein’s Mass

Leonard Bernstein’s Mass In 2008, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra mounted a grand new production of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, performed in Baltimore, at Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center, among other places.  I was commissioned to write four pieces about this masterwork for the BSO’s website.  (The recording won a deserved Grammy.)  As the Orchestra has […]