on the record: May 2007 Archives

An alarming decision has been made - one that I fear has implications for all of us, even though it is happening in only one community: Atlanta, Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, one of this nation's important newspapers, has made a decision to eliminate most of its arts critics and editors...

May 30, 2007 5:08 PM | | Comments (1)

In the May-June, 2004 issue of SYMPHONY magazine, I wrote an article entitled "For Pleasure's Sake." In it, I lamented the disappearance from the repertoire of those pieces of light classical music that seem to have been largely relegated to the world of Pops concerts, even though when they were composed there were no such things as "pops" concerts...

May 16, 2007 5:28 PM | | Comments (18)

I've been thinking a great deal about music directors recently - and how the position, and the type of person filling it, seems to be evolving. It's an issue that a lot of people are thinking about, and here are three examples that I've observed during my time in the orchestra field:

May 8, 2007 10:15 AM | | Comments (7)


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About Last Night
Terry Teachout on the arts in New York City
Artful Manager
Andrew Taylor on the business of arts & culture
blog riley
rock culture approximately
critical difference
Laura Collins-Hughes on arts, culture and coverage
Richard Kessler on arts education
Douglas McLennan's blog
Dog Days
Dalouge Smith advocates for the Arts
Art from the American Outback
Life's a Pitch
For immediate release: the arts are marketable
Mind the Gap
No genre is the new genre
Performance Monkey
David Jays on theatre and dance
Plain English
Paul Levy measures the Angles
Real Clear Arts
Judith H. Dobrzynski on Culture
Rockwell Matters
John Rockwell on the arts
Straight Up |
Jan Herman - arts, media & culture with 'tude

Foot in Mouth
Apollinaire Scherr talks about dance
Seeing Things
Tobi Tobias on dance et al...

Jazz Beyond Jazz
Howard Mandel's freelance Urban Improvisation
Focus on New Orleans. Jazz and Other Sounds
Doug Ramsey on Jazz and other matters...

Out There
Jeff Weinstein's Cultural Mixology
Serious Popcorn
Martha Bayles on Film...

classical music
Creative Destruction
Fresh ideas on building arts communities
The Future of Classical Music?
Greg Sandow performs a book-in-progress
On the Record
Exploring Orchestras w/ Henry Fogel
Harvey Sachs on music, and various digressions
Bruce Brubaker on all things Piano
Kyle Gann on music after the fact
Greg Sandow on the future of Classical Music
Slipped Disc
Norman Lebrecht on Shifting Sound Worlds

Jerome Weeks on Books
Quick Study
Scott McLemee on books, ideas & trash-culture ephemera

Drama Queen
Wendy Rosenfield: covering drama, onstage and off
lies like truth
Chloe Veltman on how culture will save the world

Aesthetic Grounds
Public Art, Public Space
Another Bouncing Ball
Regina Hackett takes her Art To Go
John Perreault's art diary
Lee Rosenbaum's Cultural Commentary
Modern Art Notes
Tyler Green's modern & contemporary art blog
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