Daily Archives: January 2, 2014


Appearing at the Oregon Symphony: Emanuel Ax

The Oregon Symphony welcomes pianist Emanuel Ax. Ax has an unusual double feature: he plays Johan Sebastian Bach’s Concerto for Keyboard in D minor, BWV 1052, alongside Richard Strauss’ Burleske for Piano and Orchestra with the Oregon Symphony on Jan. 11-13. Ax combines unsurpassed musicianship with a self-effacing, almost diffident approach to making music, whether…


Ask Helen

This year, commit to changing one trait that impacts your life. Dear Helen: How can I make this year better than the last one? Mostly, I hate my job. But in general I feel: Stuck Dear Stuck: After the echoes of “Auld Lang Syne” have faded, any resolutions you may have made will sound a…