Vasily Petrenko is a Russian-British conductor and currently chief conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Time is an odd thing: Some things feel close and remote at the same time.
A light (and short) bit of entertainment for a warm summer Sunday
EDIT: The original video was removed by Youtube on the grounds of “hate speech.” Bjorn uploaded a new video to explain the situation. “The irony is complete.”
If the ancestor with the most spelling variations in their first and last name won a prize, our 3rd and 4th Great-Grandma Fouts would be a good candidate.
Come with us on a journey to the time of St. Teresa of Ávila and St. John of the Cross.
The Phillips family had been in the New World for two generations already when John was born in 1776: The first Phillips of this line, James, immigrated during the first decade of the 18th century from Suffolk in England.
For the day after the summer solstice, something light to enjoy.
Mary Conkling, daughter of Lion Gardiner and our 9th and 10th great-grandmother, passed away this week 293 years ago.