Fireside Opera Chat on September 11, 2016

  Tim Willson, a vocal soloist and member of the New Mexico Bach Chorale, commented on the musical side of the “Fireside Opera Chat”: We were elated after the dress rehearsal. It helped make a major change in our attitudes,…

The Camino de Santiago, Part II

The next steps of the journey to Santiago de Compostela took me through Paris to visit a dear friend. We have known each other since 1985. She is a cellist who teaches at several of the most important conservatoires in Paris and lives…

The Camino de Santiago

In July 2016 I spent a month in Europe. My first real vacation in quite some time, it was a beautiful experience from start to finish. NMPAS had just finished our season on July 3rd. On July 5th I got on a plane to Munich, and left everything…

History in the Making

The Camino de Santiago and NMPAS have something in common: They are both historic and have many stories to tell. Of course, the Camino has been around for much longer than NMPAS. People began to make pilgrimages from all over Europe beginning…