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Eileen Geriak

Joshua Bell

January 31, 2007 at 1:53 PM

Well, my son Christopher and I went to see Joshua Bell last night at the Jorgenson........

Oh my !!!!!

I guess there isn't a whole lot I can comment on ..untrained hack that I am....I know next to nothing about concertos, music theory...phrasing etc etc.... I just never knew anyone could get such amazing sounds out of a couple pieces of wood and horse hair !! Oh my must be Wonderful to be able to play that well.....if I could it would be ALL I would ever want to do....

Sydney, you're right about that 4th movement in his new piece.......incredible ! We missed out on the Shubert piece..they switched that one out last minute. Tarantella was simply Amazing !

We did meet him at the end of the performance, very nice fella...I didn't get a chance to ask him about the Opra Winfrey thing....haha...too many folks hanging around waiting for autorgraphs. My son did get his pic with him though..he was pretty excited about that. I insanely forgot to bring my camera, but a friend of mine was in line ahead of us and took his pic for us. I did remember to speak to Jeremy...haha...I made a point of it in fact because Josh was getting all the attention..thanked them both for a fantastic evening.

Natalie McMasters is coming here soon, next month I think. I've never heard or seen her play either but some of the folks I play with say she's incredible...dances while she plays....Haha...That I have to see !......

From Sydney M.
Posted on January 31, 2007 at 3:56 PM
Glad you enjoyed it! He is very nice too :)
From Karin Lin
Posted on January 31, 2007 at 7:09 PM
Glad you had a good time, Eileen. And that's nice that you made it a point to talk to Jeremy...he always seems pretty cool about Josh getting most of the attention, but I'm sure he appreciates it when people acknowledge his significant role in the performance.
From Eileen Geriak
Posted on February 1, 2007 at 12:30 AM
I'd say Jeremy definitely appreciated it Karin. They both laughed and smiled at Chris when he showed up "again" to meet them...haha...I had sent him ahead in line so he could get that pic....
I'll post that when I get a hold of it, have to get in touch with that friend of mine.

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