Category: Media View

Breaking news, feature articles, opinion pieces, and reports on orchestras and the cultural scene from U.S. and international media outlets. For more, visit About the Hub.

Hit by recession, arts organizations and funders get creative

In Thursday’s (10/1) Crain’s New York Business, Lisa Fickenscher and Hilary Potkewitz writes, “A lack of money sure can bring out the creative qualities in a person. This...

October 5, 2009

Pacific Symphony artists win Orange County awards

In Thursday’s (10/1) Orange County Register (California), Richard Change writes, “Arts Orange County held its 10th annual awards program last week ...

October 5, 2009

Obituary: Hyperion co-founder Doreen Perry, 80

A report in Friday’s (10/2) Telegraph (London) states, “Doreen Perry, who died on September 18 aged 80, co-founded the independent Hyperion classical music record label with her husband...

October 5, 2009

Vulgamore named Philadelphia Orchestra chief

In Wednesday’s (9/30) Philadelphia Inquirer, Peter Dobrin reports, “Allison B. Vulgamore, president of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra since 1993, will take over the Philadelphia [Orchestra] at a time...

October 1, 2009

Lincoln Center gets $10 million for redevelopment

In Thursday’s (10/1) New York Times, Robin Pogrebin writes about David M. Rubenstein’s decision to start giving his fortune away. “Having amassed a fortune worth $2.7 billion, according...

October 1, 2009

Fauxharmonic displays technological advances of orchestral sound modeling

In Thursday’s (10/1) Boston Globe, Denise Taylor writes, “When Paul Henry Smith and the Fauxharmonic Orchestra set up to perform, the sounds made are like no other symphony...

October 1, 2009

Manhattan studio maintains recorded gems of yore

In Thursday’s (10/1) New York Times, Alan Feuer describes the scene inside a West 44th Street music studio in Manhattan. “A musical archivist removed from its case the...

October 1, 2009

Concert Review: De Waart’s debut at Milwaukee Symphony

“It’s a good trick, really, to play a 70-minute, five-movement symphony and leave your audience wanting more,” writes Elaine Schmidt in Sunday’s (9/27) Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “Yet that’s exactly...

October 1, 2009

Levine cancels three weeks of engagements due to herniated disk

In Wednesday’s (9/30) New York Times, Daniel J. Wakin reports, “The influence of James Levine on the classical music scene became clear on Tuesday when his representatives said...

September 30, 2009

Suburban Chicago orchestra gives seniors a chance to play

In Wednesday’s (9/30) Chicago Tribune, Helene Van Sickle profiles the Senior Suburban Orchestra, based in Downers Grove, Illinois. ...

September 30, 2009