Category: Media View

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Obama creates White House position for arts and culture

In the Arts, Briefly section of Saturday’s (3/14) New York Times, Robin Pogrebin reports, “President Barack Obama has established a staff position in the White House to oversee...

March 18, 2009

New frontiers for arts journalism

The value of arts criticism in the digital age, and how it might live on

March 18, 2009

New Jersey governor ignores laws on arts funding

Cultural trust to receive 25 percent less than previous year

March 18, 2009

Mark O’Connor, genre mixer

Just-released “Americana Symphony” an attempt to find a classical voice for America

March 18, 2009

Washington Performing Arts Society season still high in quality

Fewer concerts, but five world-class orchestras on the schedule

March 18, 2009

Dudamel featured in Vanity Fair

In the March issue of Vanity Fair, Robert J. Hughes writes, “Hollywood is always on the lookout for the net big thing. Come fall, its newest breakout star...

March 17, 2009

Atlanta Symphony to end Savannah festival with new work

April 5 program features Theofanidis composition co-commissioned by festival

March 17, 2009

Obituary: Juilliard professor Joseph Bloch, 91

Legendary teacher’s literature courses influenced generations of pianists

March 16, 2009

Fairfax Symphony conductor search in dead heat

Candidates have displayed distinct characteristics, but no front-runner

March 17, 2009

Concert Review: Syrian musicians join Pacific Symphony

Syrian instruments and three U.S. premieres on “Arabian Nights” program

March 16, 2009