[Ken Myers] has big plans for the next few years, with a particular attention to music. He’s planning a series of podcasts on the standard classical repertoire—one piece per podcast—and another on sacred choral music, which he’s pursuing with a special ardor.
“I hear interviews with the singers and conductors who perform these works, and so many of them say they don’t really believe what they’re singing,” he says. “And meanwhile, the people who do believe it don’t know anything about it!” He has a wounded look. “It’s just a horrible, horrible thing.”
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