The first time Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke sang Poème de l’amour et de la mer, Op. 19, tears ran down her face.
Amit Peled is a multi-sport athlete: He plays basketball and cello. Torn as a teenager between pursuing sports or music, he threw himself toward music, resigning himself to the certainty that he would never be tall enough to play in the NBA.
Coordinating ballet with symphony is a puzzle that involves balancing visual and musical aspects of performance.