Murakami's 'Absolutely on Music' Is Sort of a My Dinner With Andre for Classical Music Fans

Murakami's 'Absolutely on Music' Is Sort of a My Dinner With Andre for Classical Music Fans

By Chris Ingalls

A famed Japanese novelist who just happens to be a supreme music fanatic sits down with a celebrated Japanese conductor for a series of informal talks. 23 Jan 2017 // 7:30 AM

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