It is so thrilling for me to watch, listen and to be amazed at the constant crop of new musicians that I either meet or hear about. These are the soloists and orchestra members and chamber music players that will keep music as the companion and inspiring friend for other people!
Schubert composed a song titled “An die Musik”. More accurately, he set to music the words of a poem by that title. The poem talks about the role of music as a soother during a person’s “many gray hours”. How music is able to “transport us into a better world…”
Listen to one such musical talent: A child of uncommon musical gifts, from whom we will hear more in the future: Ji-Yong, playing Mendelssohn.