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Since the re-opening of the FrauenKirche in Dresden with its 90 meter dome, the church has a very active music program which they put up on YouTube. Mathias Grunert is the head of the music department of the church and its organist. For Advent they have a program each Sunday of Advent music. Grunert, a relatively young fellow is fairly well known in European musical circles.

Today we put up the Xmas tree and now tomorrow after the dentist appointment, we will start decorating. Also today I was able to secure a haircut appointment, it can be difficult my barber is very popular. I don’t have a lot to trim but I have to look good for my public.

Today Sunday 13 December is Santa Lucia’s Day in Italy, the patron of her home town the City of Siracusa, virgins and blind people. We had little Santa Lucia buns. The weather has blanketed the city in a heavy fog and again quite mild around 40F which is highly unusual.

Here is the Advent Concert inside the Frauenkirche Dresden recorded 2 weeks ago. Because of the Pandemic the church was empty. Gives a beautiful look of Dresden by night and inside this church. Well maybe this will inspire to feel more with the spirit of Christmas.