Friday, 7 October 2011

Music and Passion

I'm so glad that my parents encouraged me to play the piano and arranged for me to have lessons from the age of nine to about fifteen. I've never stopped playing and even now play most days. What extraordinary power beautiful music has.

Benjamin Zander, music director of the Boston Philharmonic orchestra has a wonderful ability to covey something of the power of great music.

Take a look at this TED talk



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