Welcome to my Blog!
Music is a key part of my life. However, I’m not a musician. The comments in this blog represent my personal opinion: no insult or injury intended. I do not mean to start big controversies about any subject. Rather, I merely want to present my thoughts & opinions on the music that I listen to. Before you start ranting in comments, please read into my personal thoughts & biographical notes. This gives you an idea where I’m coming from. All opinions are my own. Please feel free to share articles; quoting (excerpts) is only permitted with explicit reference/link to this blog. See the copyright / license note at the bottom of the page. Enjoy!
Most Recent Entries:
- Don’t Agree with my Concert Critique? A Response
- Why Did You Not Include XYZ in Your Comparison?
- Blogging and Concert Reviewing — Full-Time Jobs…
- Experiences of a Lay Concert Agent
Statement of Purpose
I’m writing about my personal views on classical music. In the center of my activities, I’m writing ➤concert reviews (a.k.a. critiques), and I am ➤reviewing and comparing CD recordings. In case you are considering asking me for a concert (or media) review, I recommend first reading my ➤Note to Concert Organizers and Artists (also available in ➤German).
About the Author
I have been listening to classical music ever since I was a child: music has always been a essential part of my life. However, I spent my professional life with software and science (chemistry).
Rather than just enjoying music, I felt it may be useful to share my thoughts about it with others. That’s something I have had in mind for decades. Only a few years ago, with the advent of blogging platforms, I grasped the opportunity to start a new life as a classical music blogger and concert critic. The latter happened more by accident than by intent. I find it highly enjoyable and gratifying nevertheless…