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Our motto: "Critical thinking in the cheap seats." Unbiased, honest classical music and opera opinions, occasional obituaries and classical news reporting, since 2007. All written content © 2018 by Paul J. Pelkonen. For more about Superconductor, visit this link. For advertising rates, click this link. Follow us on Facebook.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Superconductor turns FIVE!

Celebrating half a decade of furious classical and opera blogging.
Image © 2012 Julie's Cake House, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Great Britain.
Five years ago, this blog launched with a review of a Boston Symphony Orchestra performance of Berlioz' Le Damnation de Faust at Carnegie Hall. George Dubya was prezzydent. James Levine conducted. We were still at war in Iraq.

To celebrate this auspicious day, here is that young hopeful singer, Robin. Hit it, maestro:

Footage from The Muppets. © 1978 Jim Henson Company/Walt Disney Corporation. 

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Since 2007, Superconductor has grown from an occasional concert or CD review to a near-daily publication covering classical music, opera and the arts in and around NYC, with excursions to Boston, Philadelphia, and upstate NY. I am a freelance writer living and working in Brooklyn NY. And no, I'm not a conductor.