As we get to the end of 2009 people think that we are at the end of a decade. Well we are not - the last year of the first decade of this young century is of course 2010. Never mind - lets not be pedantic. But we are at the end of the "noughties" I suppose.
Anyway lets get with the Times of London's excellent choices of the best "classical" CDs of the century so far. And we are thrilled that the top of the top ten is our friend John Adams - seen here rehearsing COT's Flowering Tree production of 2008.
Miserable old day here in Chicago - and we are back to work tomorrow after the Thanksgiving break. First up is a comprehensive meeting with our colleagues from MIT to deal with matters concerning Death and the Powers.