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End of holidays; life changes – 休みが終わりました、還暦についての思い

I found this little statue in my local Buddhist temple. His expression mirrors my feeling at the end of the Christmas holidays.  But going back to work has its positive side.  I love working with the Rikkyo choir, so the … Continue reading

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Happy 2018! 明けましておめでとうございます!

(日本語は間も無く追加します)It is officially 2018, and The View wishes all its readers the best of all possible years.  The future is indiscernible and the past a bit frightening, so I suggest we try to live in the moment this year.  Perhaps … Continue reading

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The sleeping blog awakes, or Christmas at Rikkyo – 眠っていたブログがよみがえた(クリスマスですの報告)

Merry Christmas!  Another year of music making has come and gone, and once again I am enjoying food, family, and wine.  The stress levels decrease in inverse proportion to the increase of my waistline.  But that is a project for … Continue reading

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Lessons & Carols tonight at Rikkyo University 今晩: 九つの聖書日課とクリスマスキャロル礼拝@立教大学

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67th Annual Requiem Concert Saturday – 第67回レクイエム奉唱会

Tomorrow is the annual Requiem Concert at Rikkyo University’s All Saints Chapel.  This year the student choirs combine to perform Faure’s lovely setting of the Requiem mass.  The chorus will comprise 70 students (with a few recent grads), accompanied by … Continue reading

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