There has been a lot of hullabaloo lately on whether James Levine, conductor of the BSO, can handle his job as the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and of the New York Metropolitan Orchestra....he's had some pretty severe health/back issues, surgeries, all that. But he can't keep away. The music keeps pulling him back.
But after seeing the opening concert, an all-Wagner show, and this week's Mahler 1, even with him walking cane in hand, wow. Orchestras really just do it for me. Music that just vibrates in your soul like that---I need it in my life more often.