VSO – Pre-ramble To The Second New Music Festival

Last year – I consented to blogging about each night of the VSO’s now-annual New Music Festival and I didn’t much regret making the commitment. They actually made it quite easy on me as each night had some sort of a spark that ignited a desire to prove to everyone that I wasn’t dozing off in my seat glistening with a glaze of classical music and off-brand snacks.

This year the powers-that-be have programmed a piece by one of the most performed living composers: Arvo Pärt’s Berliner Messe.

If you need a reason to attend other than myself saying you should; I offer this humble, yet stalwart, rendition of the last movement of the work:


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