Saturday, July 01, 2006

O Fortuna!

Suddenly, with the concert only 3 days away, the conductor decided that we would sing the first and last piece of "O Fortuna" in Carmina Burana by memory! How I wish I had been memorizing it all along, since last summer when we first started rehearsing. Since the music is so repetitious, getting the words in order is an incredible challenge! I hope I don't make people on the subway, on the sidewalks where I walk, and in the school halls nervous when they see this foreign woman mouthing words to herself!

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