I love pulling people into concert halls who might not otherwise go and getting their ears tuned.
People are nice enough, but you can hear the giant tick of the second hand. People are so harried.
Writing is hard work. Generating stories that catch people's attention and holding it are very difficult.
Because I don't take money, I'll go anywhere and do a benefit concert with almost any orchestra.
Kids now are so used to surround sound and the power in theater speakers, that the concert hall is a disappointment to them.
We lament the speed of our society and the lack of depth and the nature of disposable information.
Every time I hear, Cut. Print, something cold and electrical goes off in my head, because I'm never going to change that film.
I've played Lear three times, I would love to do it again.
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
My father, who died a few years ago, was a good, simple, very honest man. His faith and affection for his family was just unassailable, without question.
Something happens to us all when we experience something as a unit that doesn't occur when we're on our couches or holding our little portable DVD players.
What we have to get clear to kids is that when you offer your stillness and open yourself to the experience of music, it pays you back more than you give.
It's really important to stay engaged and involved in the character.
When something really extreme happens, you have to find a way to embrace that and include it in how you think about the character. Sometimes it's not easy.
I am certainly not a mainstream religious man.