Carnegie Hall Feeling Groovy With ’60s Festival in 2018

If you’re at Carnegie Hall next season, don’t touch the brown acid. The venerable venue this week announced its 2017-18 season, one that includes a two-month festival (January 14-March 24, 2018) dedicated to the 1960s. Continue reading “Carnegie Hall Feeling Groovy With ’60s Festival in 2018”

Conductor and Board Appointments Signal Change at Big Institutions

What to make of a day when three sets of headlines point to an ever-so-slightly more progressive direction for classical music?

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How New York’s Concert Halls Score on TripAdvisor

“Shabby and uncomfortable just about sums it up” is how one prolific TripAdvisor reviewer describes Carnegie Hall. “Bad sound for classical music” is what another says of Boston’s Symphony Hall. Continue reading “How New York’s Concert Halls Score on TripAdvisor”