” That was more or less coincidental in the sense that my parents wanted me to come back to New York because that’s the center of musical activity still to this day, more or less, and so I auditioned for the Metropolitan Opera. “


” So this anchoring in some way, in some important way in the past without repeating the past, but on the basis of the past building something new: that is what is important. “


” So now, thirty years, forty years later, I mean, I could find a whole orchestra of a thousand to put these things together in New York City alone. In those days, if I could scrape up twenty musicians to do this it was something extraordinary. “


” As rich as Cincinnati was in live music, New York was even more. “



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That was more or less coincidental in the sense that my parents wanted me to come back to New York because that
So this anchoring in some way, in some important way in the past without repeating the past, but on the basis of the past building something new: that is what is important.


So now, thirty years, forty years later, I mean, I could find a whole orchestra of a thousand to put these things together in New York City alone. In those days, if I could scrape up twenty musicians to do this it was something extraordinary.
As rich as Cincinnati was in live music, New York was even more.
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