Heifetz…the jewel…reply to SD blog…

The great Heifetz provided an example to the rest of us in many things, including one of the toughest…that of knowing when to bow out. How could anyone old enough to watch TV forget his last major concert and the performance of the Bach Chaconne that had become his signature piece?

When at his prime he was often chided for being the best, and his response to that was, “I hope someday to be good enough to teach.” He did that too…

http://www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc/2012/12/when-a-horn-player-approaches-the-end-of-days.html#comment-58765

 

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