Two episodes from my occasional attempts to figure music out, and share my discoveries with the curious:
• From the magazine, my article about the 16th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. In six days in the Polish capital I heard 13 hours of Chopin’s music in live performance. If you start playing the Polonaise-Fantaisie I can now hum along.
• From the National Arts Centre,
Having exhausted the escape routes, I now plan to focus more on Parliament and Canadian politics, at least until the new year.