In Concert

In Concert

Carl Vigeland


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An intimate, moving, dramatic story about the musicians in a great orchestra who make music come alive in performance and recording. The musicians here are members of the fabled Boston Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Seiji Ozawa, during a season highlighted by Mahler’s Second Symphony, The Resurrection.


Carl Vigeland:
Among Carl Vigeland’s other books are The Breathless Present: A Memoir in Four Movements, The Mostly Mozart Guide to Mozart, Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life (with Wynton Marsalis), and The Great Romance. Vigeland has also written for a wide variety of magazines, including The Atlantic, DoubleTake, Downbeat, TheNew York Times Magazine, Playboy, and Sports Illustrated. A graduate of Harvard, Vigeland for many years taught writing at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, where he lives.