480: Ian Niederhoffer

Music offers more than aesthetic pleasure, asserts this conductor: “Music has the power to transport its audiences to a time that no longer exists.” A gentler time, without covid or attack drones or Elon Musk. He’s founded a chamber orchestra, Parlando, on that belief.

Person: Dmitri Shostakovich
Place: Shea Stadium
Thing: a Hirschfeld drawing
Music: Gregory Williams
Randy’s Thing: Pride and Prejudice

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