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"The Most Important Concert of My Entire Life"

Posted at 4:59 PM on February 27, 2009 by Rex Levang

More than one listener in our region will be familiar with pianist Karl Paulnack--he spent part of his career here, and has appeared on Saint Paul Sunday.

He now works at Boston Conservatory, and a speech he made there the other day has been getting attention and circulating around the Internet. Read the whole thing here--including his account of "the most important work I have ever done": a recital in a Fargo nursing home.