‘Your First Classical Music Crush’, Indeed


It’s summer! It’s hot as hell here in New York City! But for some of us, summer is a precious little break from our other stuff when we can steal a slice of time to nurture–or at least listen to–our own muses. I was inspired by these New York Times essays about just that, from our brothers and sisters in the world of classical music.

Your First Classical Music Crush – NYTimes.com

I’ve always loved classical music, even though I can’t identify the tunes, musicians, composers, or categories; it’s the mood that the music sets.

What was YOUR first music crush?

4 thoughts on “‘Your First Classical Music Crush’, Indeed

  1. Van Cliburn playing Tchaikovsky, early high school, and an LP of operatic duets with Robert Merrill and Richard Tucker. Then in my late twenties I got to meet Van, at his home where I performed in 18th Century costume for his mother Rildia Bea’s birthday party. Unforgettable!

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