Tag: music festival

  • 5 New Developments on the Summer Music Festival Scene For 2019

    5 New Developments on the Summer Music Festival Scene For 2019

    Because summer music festivals rely heavily on the tourist dollar, most do not take on a lot of risk when it comes to programming. After all, rehearsal time can be limited in the summer, leaving little room to learn new works, let alone promote them. But as I discovered while putting together a summer festival […]

  • Lincoln Center Festival, R.I.P.

    Lincoln Center Festival, R.I.P.

    The demise of the Lincoln Center Festival, reported last week in the New York Times, was not entirely surprising given the recent departure of its founding director, Nigel Redden. But it was nonetheless disappointing to those who savored its wide-ranging mix of cross-cultural fare each July.

  • Music Festival Watch: Three Newcomers for 2016

    Music Festival Watch: Three Newcomers for 2016

    Growing numbers of music festivals are reaching milestone anniversaries. Here in the Northeast U.S., Maverick Concerts in Woodstock, NY marked its 100th anniversary last year. The Norfolk Chamber Music Festival’s Shed turns 100 years old this year. Last year, the Tanglewood Music Center marked its 75th year. Even Music Mountain in Lakeville, CT, is no upstart, at 87 years […]