I found the picture I took last year of that same corner where they’re selling trees. Quite the difference. SNOW!
I realized something last night about choir. Performances are fun and exciting and I love singing with the orchestra, but the best part about singing with the choir turns out to be the weekly rehearsals.
I feel more like I’m singing with people at the rehearsals. I can’t hear myself or the people next to me at the dress rehearsal and performances, I guess because we’re so close to the orchestra. I can hear the people behind me, and I have a lovely soprano singing behind me so that’s nice, but I don’t get that feeling of making music together with all these people. This is not a complaint. I love the performances too, for different reasons. I just realized I like the regular rehearsals more.
Oh wait, I do get that feeling in the pieces where we sing a capella, and during the carols.
Oh and the orchestra with the Bernstein is amazing. It’s a very festive, twinkling, sparkling, sound.