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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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LOST LUGGAGE AND WINTER SNOWSTORMS Trials of a Traveling Musician

A few years ago, I wrote an essay describing the consequences of a blizzard that had ravaged the Northeast coast of the United States. Despite bad weather, artists simply cannot be late to their performances. Rescheduling a concert is very difficult, and so the show must always go on. In the...

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THE FIRST PiP CONCERT

A roadside sign in Plymouth, N.H. Midori and Charles Abramovic take a bow after the concert in Plymouth, N.H. Midori greets young audience members Midori and young audience members in Plymouth, N.H.   BY CHARLES DANZIGER The first concert to launch Midori's extraordinary new foundation, "Partners in Performance" (affectionately known as "PiP"), took place on Sunday,...

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ON TOUR WITH MIDORI – June 18-27

August 2003 BY PETER VINOGRADE I was delighted and excited when Midori invited me to perform with her in Japan this summer. I was even more delighted that the repertoire was to include three of my favorite violin sonatas: Janáček, Schumann No. 1, andBrahms No. 2. We tried out parts of the...

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A RECIPE FROM MIDORI’S KITCHEN: COCOA COOKIES

Somehow, it seems that that we identify chocolates with the month of February. I see them everywhere and, while I am not so keen on chocolates by themselves, I nonetheless enjoy baking these cookies. Originally, I intended to put chocolate cream between the two cookies. It just turned out that, after...

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A LUCKY FLY ON THE WALL

In Kanazawa with volunteers in kimono The memorable sushi dinner with artists and staff Summer 2002 BY DUFFIE ADELSON The day was just dawning in Kyoto. A magnificent performance of the Prokofiev Violin Sonata was still ringing in my ears as I stumbled out of bed at 6:00 A.M. We had checked into our...

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