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We are indeed proud of our digital presence. . .especially of our four productions distributed by American Public Television (APT). Bach to the Future, our initial televised Discovery Concert, was…

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The End of Classical Music Criticism?

Norman Lebrecht, British commentator on music, culture and author of the classical music blog Slipped Disc, wrote in a post Another US Newspaper Deletes Classical Reviews, “The Hartford Courant has…

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“That’s My Son!”

Taking a break from the usual serious nature of these ramblings, a few weeks ago a music listening student jogged my memory – emancipating a moment from my past, that…

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Mr. Rose’s Question – Not To Be Confused With Mr. Holland’s Opus

Last March I blogged about a Charlie Rose interview with outgoing New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert. Below is the question posed to Maestro Gilbert that really captured my…

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Mickey Mouse & Mozart

. . .one of my longer rants. Professional symphony orchestras in the United States face an annual challenge that we refer to in jest, belying the utter seriousness of the…

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Can You Feel the Vibes?

When I was in high school it was common to hear someone say: “That person has good vibes.” It was a compliment. ‘That person’ was emitting positive energy that could…

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