Category: Media View

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Flexibility helps Atlantic Symphony weather recession

In Friday’s (3/19) Boston Globe, Dean Inouye writes, “A bit of luck, combined with nimble management, has preserved the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert at Jordan Hall in...

March 19, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg cutting philanthropic program for New York nonprofits

In Thursday’s (3/18) New York Times, Michael Barbaro reports, “Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, New York City’s richest man and biggest philanthropist, is quietly pulling the plug on an...

March 19, 2010

Milwaukee Symphony names Tyler interim executive director

Wednesday’s (3/17) Milwaukee Business Journal reports, “The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra has named Donald Tyler, an MSO board member and retired vice president of investment products and services at...

March 18, 2010

Boise Philharmonic collaborates with Shakespeare festival

Thursday (3/18) on Boise State University’s Arbiter Online (Idaho), Margaret Reimer reports, “On Saturday, March 20, the Morrison Center will be the scene of collaboration between the Idaho...

March 18, 2010

Tacciati makes Los Angeles Philharmonic debut

In Thursday’s (3/18) Los Angeles Times, Matthew Erikson writes, “Like Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel, 26-year-old Robin Ticciati possesses an impressive résumé, boyish looks ... ...

March 18, 2010

Classical music renaissance in Scotland

“Five years ago Scottish classical music was staring into the abyss,” writes Igor Toronyi-Lalic in Thursday’s (3/18) Times (London). “Cuts, closures and mergers threatened the very existence of...

March 18, 2010

Previn returns to St. Louis Symphony

In Sunday’s (3/14) St. Louis Dispatch, Sarah Bryan Miller writes, “André Previn—composer, conductor, performer—has a fascinatingly varied musical résumé, from jazz to classics to film scores to opera....

March 17, 2010

Ma a natural spokesperson for the arts

“In 1961, Pablo Casals played for John F. Kennedy at the White House,” writes Anne Midgette in Sunday’s (3/14) Washington Post. “The concert could be seen as a...

March 17, 2010

Nonprofit Tamizdat helps artists navigate visa maze

In Wednesday’s (3/17) New York Times, Ben Sisario writes about Manhattan-based Tamizdat, “a nonprofit group with an official mission of promoting international cultural exchange, and a docket each...

March 17, 2010

Concert Review: Eschenbach performance bodes well for National Symphony

Monday (3/15) on his Baltimore Sun blog Clef Notes, Tim Smith writes, “Years ago, I met a music critic who said he knew after only the first minute...

March 17, 2010