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Finding home and my “place” – all over the world

Throughout the year, I cover an impressive amount of miles as a traveling musician. During some heavy touring periods I could be spending time in 5 or 6 different cities over the course of a week, which equates to some kind of travel every day. One might wonder: does she...

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PiP CONCERTS IN FERGUS FALLS AND DAWSON, MINNESOTA

BY CHARLES DANZIGER As a quintessential New Yorker, I mainly thought of Minnesota as the setting for the popular Mary Tyler Moore television show. But traveling with Midori and Bob McDonald this past autumn to two rural communities in Western Minnesota as part of the Partners in Performance ("PiP") recital series...

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ENCORE

'Encore' is a French word meaning 'again,' 'still,' and 'yet.' Musicians and music-lovers also use this word to refer to a certain type of musical composition and to an extra piece played after the end of a formal musical program. The practice of encores dates back to the 17th century. In...

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SOMEONE WHO MAKES A DIFFERENCE: Duane Smith

Midori and Duane: Old Pals Duane: Always There Duane's Stockpile Touring may sound glamorous and filled with adventures but as a way of life it can make us feel rather vulnerable and rootless. It is crucial that performers have the skills to manage the essentials of moving from one place to the next...

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New Year’s Day Dinner from Ohio

by Kelly Gehrs, U.S. Projects Coordinator Every New Year's Day, my family in Cleveland gathers for a dinner of pork roast and sauerkraut to bring good luck in the coming year. This tradition is practiced by many families of German origin in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, and it originated with the...

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OUR “PiP WEEKEND IN MARYLAND

BY CHARLES DANZIGER The weekend of November 4-5 marked another milestone in the history of Partners in Performance (PiP) - two unforgettable benefit performances by Midori and Robert McDonald in Maryland. I had the good fortune to accompany them. After meeting in Pittsburgh (the closest major airport to our first venue), we...

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MIDORI’S CONTEMPORARY MUSIC PROJECT IN SAN FRANCISCO

  Panel discussion with violin student Leah Carl, lecturer Robert Greenberg, Midori, San Francisco Performances president Ruth Felt, Alexander String Quartet violinist Frederick Lifsitz, and composer Jeeyoung Kim. Midori in conversation with an audience member. Midori talking with Berkeley Symphony Orchestra board member Kathy Henschel. Photos by Ayako Tanaka   BY RUTH FELT (President, San Francisco...

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A RECIPE FROM MIDORI’S KITCHEN

Whisky Chicken Breasts 1 skinless boneless chicken whole breast (two pieces), sliced thin (not paper thin) 2 to 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons whisky 1 to 2 eggs beaten with 1/2 to 1 teaspoon water flour olive oil 1. Mix garlic, soy sauce, whisky, pepper. 2. Marinate the chicken in...

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MUSICIANS BRAVE THE ELEMENTS

The winter storms that ravaged the Northeastern US in mid-February caused enormous damage in several realms. Financially, emotionally, and physically, much was affected by the natural disaster, which, on the face of it, was pretty and perhaps even romantic. But, as the powder-like flakes fell relentlessly from the sky, thousands...

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国連広報センター 2014年1月9日

2014.01.09 国連広報センター 2014年1月9日 カテゴリー:プレス記事 国連ピース・メッセンジャーの五嶋みどりさん、 ミャンマーを訪問  ~音楽で平和へのメッセージを伝える~ http://blog.unic.or.jp/entry/2014/01/09/105758   ニュースTOPへ...

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