I’m off to Caracas for a few days for my excellent Venezuelan adventure (details of which were posted a few days ago). If I can wrangle some internet access while I’m away I’ll post a play by play of the events.
I received a note from Ben Zander, who is already on site, this morning telling me that I can’t expect what’s about to hit me. He described the classical music scene in Venezuela saying
“It’s like what happened to the desert in Palestine when the Israelis started irrigating the land!”