I have to be somewhere...(else). (I've actually heard this piece, or a few repetitions of it - thanks Local NPR Station! - decades ago, when I was an inquisitive, open-minded youngster. It is to be repeated 840 times...in a row.) Enjoy! Enjoy! Enjoy! En........ Pianist Igor Levit has performed a 20-hour long Erik Satie piece virtually, in a bid to raise awareness of musicians who have been silenced by the coronavirus pandemic. Since mid-March, iconic concert halls, theatres and classical music festivals have been forced to come to a halt, leaving the future and finances of many artists uncertain. To highlight their plight, the German-Russian virtuoso live-streamed his rendition of Satie’s 1893 composition, titled Vexations (French for ‘agony’), from the B-sharp studio in Berlin via Twitter last Saturday (watch below).