|That's my tennis shoe in the aisle/FIC41 Claudia Reyes|
I was not the only person listening to this magnificent music sung in the original German (tomorrow night there will be Spanish supertitles).As part of the La comunidad al Cervantino program, residents of several towns in the state came by bus to hear this soaring piece of religious music and witness the amount of polishing an orchestral-concert requires..
|The other instrumentalists were on Franco's left|
Franco is an intense, active conductor, much more than is evident in these photos. He even went toward the back of the Compania several times to see how the music sounded from there, then dashed back to the podium. Wearing tight jeans and earrings, he used sweeping gestures that I couldn't catch, but for sure tomorrow night the women will be dressed up and he and the other men wearing tailcoats..
|Mama and child listening quietly|