10 Don Quixote ballet trivia bits

This article is about the ballet, Don Quixote, in general. Curious to read my review of the San Francisco Ballet’s January 25, 2019 performance at the War Memorial Opera House? Click HERE. Do you know your Don Quixote ballet trivia? So maybe you’ve seen the entire ballet, or plan to. Here are ten bits to entertain … Read more10 Don Quixote ballet trivia bits

Violinist versus Bass Guitar Man

Advisory: this blog entry carries with it a *NSPCMOBG rating and may not be suitable for young guitarists. Back in 2006 when I was a new violin student, I wrote this for my blog at Violinist.com (http://www.violinist.com/blog/Terez/). Dang. It STILL makes me laugh. Indulge me, dear reader. And laugh with me. Or maybe–gulp!–get offended. Um, please … Read moreViolinist versus Bass Guitar Man

Hummingbirds and bargain seats at the San Francisco Ballet

Buying a $25 ticket for the ballet can be a bit of a gamble. The cheapest seats tend to be the ones furthest back, in the nosebleed section, but you’ll also find them way up close, or way off to the side. (Or, one time, this miracle bargain: http://www.theclassicalgirl.com/how-i-attended-the-san-francisco-ballet-for-14/). Last Saturday night, my $25 seat was … Read moreHummingbirds and bargain seats at the San Francisco Ballet