Live feed of the National Summit on Arts Journalism, presenting five projects for new journalism-related models for the arts, including two with specifically musical content.
The National Arts Journalism Program is hosting a summit on the future of arts journalism today; what are your thoughts on arts journalism and where it might go?
A link to today's review of the National Symphony Orchestra under Iván Fischer, playing Beethoven and Bartók.
Three things to do on Saturday: hear Yuliya Gorenman play five Beethoven sonatas; hear a concert of chamber music by a Catholic University professor; or stay home and watch Gustavo Dudamel on a live webcast (what, again?).
Allison Vulgamore is named as the next President and CEO of the Philadelphia Orchestra. James Levine's back surgery affects plans for Carnegie Hall's opening night concert with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, which takes place tonight.
A link to my review of the Australian Chamber Orchestra in today's Washington Post.
In the wake of the Baltimore Opera's demise, Baltimore continues to produce new opera companies at an amazing rate. It's open to question how many of them will stay afloat, but it's a nice testimony to people's love for opera.
My pet peeve: can we retire the new canard that old-style singers couldn't act?
A question for readers: how much do you actually care who is music director of your local orchestra?
A link to my review of the National Symphony Orchestra's season opener under Iván Fischer on Saturday night.
Joe Banno reviews Time for Three, the funky string trio, playing Jennifer Higdon's Concerto 4-3 with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under Marin Alsop.
Cecelia Porter reviews the Walsh-Drucker-Cooper Trio at the Natural History Museum.
Joe Banno reviews a production of "La Cenerentola" by Opera Vivente, in Baltimore.