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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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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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産経新聞 2014年1月10日

2014.01.10 産経新聞 2014年1月10日 カテゴリー:プレス記事 五嶋みどり、深化する協奏曲 ゲバントハウス来日「メンデルスゾーン」共演へ ニュースTOPへ...

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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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