Having a friend is a rigorous exercise in attentive listening: We do not listen just to what our friend says but to our friendship summoning us.
Having pianist Dr. Pantelis Polychronidis as my “other self” is a multiple exercise in hearkening, as I listen attentively to him, to our friendship, to his playing, to his listening to music with me. His sonorous presence resonates in my world, inviting me to our collaborative music making.
Today I mark 6 years and 300 posts of this blog which carries the etymological echoes of his first name.
25 December 2020