Welcome to the Headmaster's Blog where you'll find updates, thoughts, and events regarding Saint David's School, the education of boys, and other items of interest. This is by no means meant to be a complete account of all that happens at Saint David's. Please refer to the school's website for more complete details -- it's more a Headmaster's musings.
Monday, February 7, 2011
Carnegie Hall and Super Bowl Sunday
It was an ambitious, classically oriented program—Haydn's St. Anthony Chorale, Mozart's Symphony No. 25, Verdi's Overture to Nabucco, and the Theme from Mission: Impossible by Schifrin—that the boys performed with grace and poise. What talent! The Mozart piece is a difficult one. The boys had struggled with it for the past year or so in preparation for this performance. Yesterday, they played No. 25 the best they have ever played it. Mozart would have been proud. In the end, Sunday was a celebration of music and another fine example of Saint David's boys appreciating the aesthetic.
In the photograph above, we see the boys during rehearsal around noon on Perelman Stage under the direction of Maestro Hough.