Thunderous Brahms & soothing ‘Solace’

Tonight, I had the chance to attend Dumbarton Oaks Friends of Music series to attend a performance by Christopher Taylor, a concert pianist based in Wisconsin. Called “one of the most impressive young pianists on the horizon today” by the Washington Post, Taylor is currently a professor at the University of Madison-Wisconsin who has performed globally,…

Dancing like a Scot

Nov. 30th marked St. Andrew’s Day in Scotland. St. Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, and the holiday kicks off a season of winter celebrations. In a total twist of fate, we happen to have a couple of Scots among us at DO and one talented Russian woman Nadya who happened to be in…