Illustration for article titled Overture to Tommy

We saw The Who on Friday in St Paul. It was our 5th Who concert since 1996 and in my opinion this was the best. It was a sold out crowd. This concert was our first show having Roger Daltrey, and Pete Townshend and a full orchestra backing the performance.

Tommy and Quadrophenia are such magnificent works for me. They started with the Tommy overture and the realization came over me that I was watching this work performed by artists that created it and being performed to the fullest expression of Daltrey’s and Townshend’s intent. These opportunities are fleeting, I admit it choked me up.


The Who’s Moving On Tour is doing three US concerts a week through the end of October. If you are ever inclined to see them live, my opinion is that this would be money well spent.

Illustration for article titled Overture to Tommy

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