Sunday afternoon (26th) Wendy and I drove to Rochester via the outlets in Lewiston, arrived in Rochester, where we had some rather indifferent Italian food in Pittsford, and called it a night.
Monday we performed at Women in Music at Eastman, then had some excellent Mediterranean food with Sylvie Beaudette, the festival's Artistic Director. Back to Oakville via the outlets in Lewiston.
Tuesday I gave a class on Clara Schumann for the Vocal Lit course I teach at the RCM. Numerous rehearsals.
Wednesday: a morning meeting, followed by numerous coachings and rehearsals.
Thursday I performed with flutist A. Emre Sagbas at the RCM. Music of Bach, Nielsen, and Bizet.
Friday: numerous coachings and rehearsals.
Saturday I performed with soprano Emily Ding at the Faculty. Music of Handel, Wolf, Chausson, Rachmaninoff, Messaien, and Coulthard.
Only a few rehearsals today in preparation for a slew of auditions to play at tomorrow. Wendy added the finishing touches to her new website. Numerous phone calls, emails, etc.