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Emily Grossman

V for Victory

September 19, 2010 at 8:48 PM

Got a phone call from destiny: Beethoven wants me to play his fifth. The music's already in the mail, and could I be there on the 22nd for the 7:15 downbeat?

Of course, what better way to celebrate my return to the symphony than with a date with the universe? Beethoven's fifth lies on the stand, and though I've never seen it before now, my fingers fall in line as though predestined.

Some call it practice; this is more like going home.

From Yixi Zhang
Posted on September 20, 2010 at 7:31 AM

Delicious writing. Just can't get enough of it!

From Tom Holzman
Posted on September 20, 2010 at 1:08 PM

How terrific!  Enjoy.  It is always a wonderful pleasure to play Beethoven in an orch.

From Christina C.
Posted on September 20, 2010 at 6:13 PM

Congratulations, glad you got the call.

From Christina C.
Posted on September 20, 2010 at 6:14 PM

ha.... V for victory... I just got that.



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