Monday, November 12, 2012
Takacs Quartet with Marc-Andre Hamelin
In May, 2012, Gramophone Magazine announced that the Takács Quartet was the only string quartet to be inducted into its first Hall of Fame. Combined with the talent and genius of Marc-Andre Hamelin, who recently received a lifetime achievement prize by the German Record Critic’s Award, this is a concert not to be missed.
Pope Francis has allowed the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican to be rented out for Porsche to entertain 40 high-paying tourists. It's the first time the Sistine Chapel has been rented out for a corporate function. A spokesman for the Vatican Museums said firms such as Porsche would be asked to make a donation for the use of the chapel, with the money passed on to Roman Catholic charities of the Pope's choice. He said the Vatican would limit the number of visitors allowed inside the chapel amid fears that Michelangelo's frescoes are being damaged by the breath and sweat of so many tourists.
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