Sao Paulo Samba en A Festive Brazilian New Year <p><a href="" target="_blank">A special piece written by Marin Alsop on NPR</a> included a photo of her conducting the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra in a concert on a Brazilian beach. Twenty thousand listeners attended! Wow! An outdoor concert in December?</p><p>A look at the latest weather forecasts for points in South America quickly reminds us that it is presently Summertime (and one would hope the livin’ is easy) throughout the Southern Hemisphere.</p> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 05:56:26 +0000 James Baker 4005 at A Festive Brazilian New Year