Berlin Phil Digital Concert Hall - free for 30 days because of COVID 19

Edited: March 16, 2020, 2:48 PM · A great tip from our own Paul Stein:

To all my friends who miss going to concerts, this is a wonderful offer from the Berlin Philharmonic. Their Digital Concert Hall is being offered free during this emergency stay-at-home period we’re experiencing.

You can hear and see hundreds of amazing concerts. They usually charge $170 per year.

Enjoy,
Paul

https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/home

Replies (7)

March 16, 2020, 3:04 PM · Does anyone know which violin soloists they have?
March 17, 2020, 11:34 AM · So I tried typing "Perlman" into the search box and got some hits. I started the previous sentence with the word "So" because that's very stylish these days.
March 17, 2020, 4:14 PM · Very cool Paul
Edited: March 17, 2020, 5:41 PM · Xuanyuan - they have almost every currently-active soloist you've ever heard of, and many whom you haven't.

Paul - not just these days, people have been doing it as far back as Chaucer. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/So_(sentence_opener) has a fun collection of links, if, like many of us, you're stuck at home with nothing to do. I particularly like the translation of "Hwaet!" at the beginning of Beowulf as "so". However, your usage above strikes me as somewhat unidiomatic - perhaps because it's not beginning a longer response / personal anecdote? It seems like if you want to begin your sentence with "so" there needs to be a followup to it.

Edited: March 18, 2020, 6:36 AM · Wow I didn't know there was a wikipedia page on that! Thanks Irene!!!

Using faddish words incorrectly is part of, like, my shtick.

March 19, 2020, 3:25 PM · I don't use "like" nearly as much as young people do; I've just about used up my allotment of "like"s. Young people are well advised to not squander it, lest they wind up at my age being unable to like anything.
March 19, 2020, 5:11 PM · @Charles, that’s like, insane dude.


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