“Phyllis’s extraordinary artistry and deeply effective role as a master teacher at Tanglewood, all informed by her dynamic presence, dignity, and elegance as a human being, gives Curtin, a place of honor in Tanglewood’s pantheon of great major musical figures who have had an undeniable impact on the festival and its school.”
— Mark Volpe, Boston Symphony Orchestra Managing Director
Installment 24: Fred turned on the TV. Ronald Reagan’s smiling face. He turned the TV off. “Fascist pig,” he mumbled. His eyes fixed on the wooden box in his bookcase, filled with red sticks of dynamite.