Letter: Taylor a welcome respite from world's woes
With regard to Sue Epstein's criticism (letter, July 8) of James Taylor's failure to mention the horrible plight of the families being separated at the Mexican border: Mr. Taylor and his supremely talented band were at Tanglewood to present an evening of pleasurable entertainment, and they delivered on a grand scale. They were not there to express political views or to make a speech.
What they offered us was a delightful evening of pure musical enjoyment, played at one of the most beautiful venues on Earth. It was wonderful, a most welcome respite, to have a chance to escape all of the depressing news that bombards us almost 24/7 and to give ourselves over to thoroughly enjoying the music of this most gracious performer and his incredible band.
I echo the sentiments so well expressed by James Massery and join him in thanking Mr. Taylor for his enthusiastic and generous support of Tanglewood and the Berkshires. He is indeed a treasure.
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