Today kamoranakrre went to hear the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra perform. It's David Robertson's inaugural season this year (as claims many signs and the front cover of the Playbill®), and he seems like a nice enough guy (inasmuch as one can tell these things by watching a person conduct).
They performed John Adams' On the Transmigration of Souls, which is a piece written in 2002 and incorporating text from missing person posters and the like after 11 September 2001. [As it happens, I was playing my viola on that day at the time when someone came in and told us to turn on the television.] After intermission they played Johannes Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem, which is a piece written in the later 1860s following the death of Brahms' mother.
After the show everyone left (unsurprisingly) and Kamoranakrre was left with an empty symphony hall, a part of which can be seen in today's picture of the day.
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Kamoranakrre doesn't know German. This perhaps makes it easier to gather the musical beauty of the piece, but definitely makes it harder to gather the full essence of the same.