Grab bag: on the never ending death of IE6

IE slips further as Firefox, Safari, Chrome gain (CNET News) IE has 67.55 % of the global browser market, shedding 7% in a year, with Firefox picking up 3%, Safari another 1%, and Chrome about one %. Most notably: IE6 is now less than 20% of the market. Rev up the chainsaws and get ready […]

Simon Boccanegra: the restraint of power

The BSO’s run on Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, in which I’m singing with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, has been eventful so far. Thursday was opening night, and both José Van Dam and James Morris had bad colds, taking the edge off the extremities of their ranges and generally blunting the dramatic momentum. Add to that the […]