Sometimes it feels like Portland could not be more perfect for me, for there's nothing I love more than chamber music, except maybe a great soccer match. Speaking of "No Pity" - have you ever tried to prepare a late Beethoven string quartet?
Here is my interview with Robert McBride over at All Classical FM discussing what it's like to be in a string quartet and how to prepare a work of such magnitude: Classical Revolution PDX plays Opus
Oh, if you're wondering where all the sex and drugs are... it's in the play, not my blog.
We have one performance left at the Armory on 4/30 prior to the performance of "Opus" presented by Portland Center Stage. Haven't seen the play yet? Mention "STRINGS" to get $5 off tickets to Opus.