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.

Gilbert alters musician seating at New York Philharmonic

In Tuesday’s (9/22) New York Times, Daniel J. Wakin writes, “The Alan Gilbert era at the New York Philharmonic has barely hatched, and it is far too early...

September 23, 2009

Pennsylvania’s cultural sales tax misplaced, says Inquirer editorial

An editorial in Tuesday’s (9/22) Philadelphia Inquirer states, “Filling Pennsylvania’s budget gap with a new tax on the arts unfairly singles out a community that already is struggling....

September 23, 2009

Haitink and the Chicago Symphony

In Wednesday’s (9/23) Guardian (London), Tom Service writes, “Most conductors dream of being the principal conductor of a big US orchestra, but Bernard Haitink seems to have harboured...

September 23, 2009

Dallas Symphony celebrates Meyerson’s 20th anniversary

In Sunday’s (9/20) Dallas Morning News, Scott Cantrell writes that one of Dallas’ “claims to international fame is the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. ...

September 22, 2009

New Mexico Symphony postpones first two classics programs

Negotiations with musicians continue to push start of season back

September 22, 2009

Baltimore Symphony musicians and staff in solidarity

Cooperative effort in keeping organization financially stable

September 22, 2009

Joey Young settling in at Buffalo Philharmonic

Committed artist who listens to Debussy at the gym

September 22, 2009

Philadelphia cultural report goes against conventional wisdom

Non-whites and families with children more likely to attend performances or museums

September 22, 2009

Boston’s WGBH to buy classical radio station WCRB

Merger would allow WGBH to expand news coverage while still offering classical

September 22, 2009

U.K.-based businesses cut spending on arts

68 percent of arts groups report decreased support, many with 50 percent drops

September 22, 2009