League’s Simon Woods on orchestras’ post-pandemic path, and importance of prioritizing social justice and diversity

Posted on: March 16, 2021

“When the League of American Orchestras announced last April that Simon Woods would take over as President and CEO later in the year, few could imagine that the shut-downs that had just begun to ripple through the classical music world because of the Coronavirus pandemic would be the beginning of a full year of challenges and change,” reports Rachel Katz on Thursday (3/11) at WWFM radio (West Windsor, NJ). “Katz interviews Woods about the impact of the pandemic and growing calls for social justice and diversity over the past year on orchestras and the path forward.” Click here to listen to the 28-minute interview.