Los Angeles Philharmonic / Music News & Info: Classical

All is Yar gets a little love from the Los Angeles Times

Back in May of this year, I had the good fortune to be able to attend the world premiere performance of John Adams’ new oratorio, The Gospel According to the Other Mary.  In addition to posting a review of that concert, I posted some pre-concert musings on the new work’s title and the identity of the “Other Mary” (read my thoughts at the time HERE).

So it was with some curiosity that I noticed a small link on the “Entertainment” section of yesterday’s Los Angeles Times website titled, “The elusive ‘Other Mary’ .”  I clicked on it and, lo and behold, found that not only had Reed Johnson and the Times taken up the same issue I raised a few months ago and ran with it, they referred to “a lively discussion among a handful of religious scholars and bloggers”  — with a live web link on “and bloggers” which pointed to my pre-concert post (see screen shot below).

Mind you, they mentioned neither me nor All is Yar by name (I said they gave the blog a little love, not a whole lotta love).

Still, I feel honored to have represented the entire blogosphere on this one issue.

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