Elena Mannes

Life Under the Grand Piano

“I also remember lying under the grand piano, sometimes for a long time, listening and feeling the vibrations of the huge instrument as my father played.” When I saw those…

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The Elephant in the Room

My last entry focused on concert hall acoustics and their possible impact on attendance at symphony orchestra concerts. Today I want to address the ‘elephant in the room.’ A good…

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I cannot thank you enough for such a wonderful afternoon. We LOVED the concert/presentation. It was exceptional and meaningful for both of us. I especially loved the piano. I had no idea it was piano that I heard when listening to the piece. I always thought it was a harp for some reason. It reminded me of water…..I cried just a little hearing that beautiful music. Thank you for giving us some culture and life after Covid!

— Attendees of the taping of Discover Saint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony

 

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