De Viliger’ aerial approach of the Wagnerian panorama is a marvel of scaled architecture. In Jarvi’s hands a forward symphonic narrative and the attentiveness of the soloists, didn’t try to compete with operatic territory.
Fab on this arrangement, fortissimo and crescendo, foreshadows and sonic disappearances and that ever important triangle.
Jennifer Montone’s French Horn, those offstage heralds was the musical heart of the piece, except for that charging horn section, but for the flank of harps, led by the consistently inestimable power of lead harpist Elizabeth Hainen. The stalwart concertmaster David Kim led the unwavering precision and clarity of the left strings, but it is the cellos and bass guard that brought those Teutonic flybys back to sonorous ground.
The obstructionist is there again. The wedger. The Ego. Yes, it’s say it ain’t so Senator Joe Lieberman again. He supported the idea of expanded Medicaid in the distant past and as recently as three months ago.
I would love to hear him deny that he is beholden to his state’s insurance money and influence. Oh, that’s right, he’s already done that!
All the cameras are on him now that he can twist the collective Democratic balls if they don’t drop the Medicaid idea as an option to the public option. The man is a political whore in heat. Joe, there are two things that I hate about you…Your FACE!