The return of Slow Listening, finally!
This breathtaking six minutes brought to you by Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, William Christie, Peter Sellars, and a company of players and singers. And most of all, Handel.
I’m immersed in Handel at the moment.
LHL is one of the greatest artists I have ever known.
I go nuts for the marriage of note and word, which is total here. Add to that a perfect marriage of expressive movement, and all the doors open.
And, frankly, because this is a week containing immense grief and immense joy.