week 35

Welcome back to Tra La La:

– Heather Harker, who is a genius of a soprano, sang my piece Tornado Songs as part of her Master’s graduating recital at UVic, last month She sang ’em amazingly, and is amazing, and I can’t thank her enough.
– Phillip Stearns finished his colossal Year Of The Glitch project.
– Finally, the best song of 2013 is from a movie from 1959: Louis Armstrong and Danny Kaye doing “When The Saints Go Marching In”.
– Australia had record high temperatures, Beijing broke its pollution index, and it was 12 degrees in Toronto. We have a problem.