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Sunday, Nov 28, 2021

Ben Beese


The Setonian
Opinion

Playtime with the Doric String Quartet

As I sit down to write this, I ask myself, “why bother?” It is common and far too accurate to joke about the absence of young people in concert halls. Such jokes were made to me at least twice in reference to last weekend’s concert by the Doric String Quartet and Jonathan Biss. Of course, the ...

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This isn't Middlebury's first time dealing with a pandemic

“Middlebury faces almost daily changes," reads a December 1918 Campus editorial. "It is with a feeling of wonder as to what will come next that we greet each day and it is not strange that under such conditions the student body should be unusually restless and undecided.”

The Setonian
Opinion

Here-Being

"At a time when nearly everything has been put on hold, it is so much more important not put our lives on hold as well."

The Setonian
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The Excellent Mediocrity, Mediocre Excellence of Franz Schubert

Schubert’s piano pieces for four hands are so mediocre, in a sense, as to be especially excellent.  Piano masters Alexander Melnikov and Andreas Staier, hailing respectively from Russia and Germany, performed a wide selection of these pieces by Franz Schubert last Friday as part of the Mahaney Performing ...

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