Alex Ross’s recent blog post on the Adorno Monument reminded me that I hadn’t posted my own picture of this remarkable artwork. It’s on the Theodor W. Adorno-Platz in Frankfurt, a few blocks from the Messe:
I came across this while wandering around the neighborhood near my hotel during this year’s Musikmesse. It was my first year attending Musikmesse as a MakeMusic employee and it was a different experience from the Recordare days. Besides the different hotel and neighborhood, there was a greater intensity to the schedule. We were also treated to a wonderful concert by the a cappella group Maybebop in nearby Gelnhausen.
They have a cool subway station in the neighborhood too: