Tag Archives: Margo Ewing

Life in the fast lane

“You love life in the fast lane, don’t you” was a text message I received from my sister last night as I was sitting in Neal Blaisdell Center Concert Hall, waiting for the Beethoven Ninth concert to begin. I had … Continue reading

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Springtime in Provence

This blog supposedly has the underlying theme of music but sometimes I deviate to include travel, art, and today, food. For seventeen years, Chef George Mavrosalassitis, a James Beard winner whose Honolulu restaurant, Chef Mavro, has been awarded a five-diamond star … Continue reading

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Duet for the family

Being an organist, I’m not used to playing with anyone except by myself. So playing a duet with someone is at the same time fun and challenging—fun because you hear sounds being played that are in addition to your own, and … Continue reading

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A new holiday tradition

  Last Christmas, my sister Margo and I read through a few Christmas carol arrangements for two pianos and it was the greatest fun. Even though I stopped taking piano lessons eons ago and I consider myself a washed up … Continue reading

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St. Charles Borromeo

Chances are that you’ve never heard of the saint, Charles Borromeo. Well, I hadn’t either, except that I knew that the legendary choral conductor, Paul Salamunovich, was the chief musician at this church for a record sixty years. So I was … Continue reading

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