Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra .
The Fields of Elysium
So far as I could tell, the woman sitting next to me at the Ann Arbor Symphony's performance of Beethoven's Ninth trembled, smiled, cried, and finally simply levitated out of her seat. I couldn't really stare at her because it would have been rude, and, being a critic, I was paid to pay attention to the music and not the audience. Besides, I had tears in my