Archive for the 'Community'

Yannick Nézet-Séguin – Music Director Designate of the Philadelphia Orchestra – On Community

In September 2012, Yannick Nézet-Séguin will become Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He recently sat down with us to share some thoughts on Community as he gets ready to take the helm. It turns out Philadelphia might just be the perfect place for him. Was it written in the stars?

Live Blog: A behind-the-scenes conversation with The Cleveland Orchestra

What follows is a live blog from our behind-the-scenes conversation with leaders of The Cleveland Orchestra. Participants include: Gary Hanson, Executive Director of The Cleveland Orchestra Gary Ginstling, General Manager Joshua Smith, Principal Flute Dennis LaBarre, President of the Musical...
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The Cleveland Orchestra: No Longer Business as Usual

Like many organizations, The Cleveland Orchestra has faced challenges the last few years, but challenges aren’t always a bad thing. The flip-side of challenge is opportunity and as a recent article by Zachary Lewis in the San Francisco Classical Voice puts it: For better or worse, it’s...
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Podcast: Chapter Four – The World Has Changed

No orchestra, large or small, ever has a settled relationship with its community. It’s always a thing in flux, dynamic, fluid, fragile and complex. Whether it’s how to attract new audiences, invigorate connections to current concertgoers or tap the power of technology, orchestras are...
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American Orchestra Summit at the University of Michigan

In Ann Arbor this week, arts administrators, educators, and musicians are meeting at the American Orchestra Summit, organized by our very own Mark Clague, co-moderator of the live events in San Francisco and a frequent contributor to this blog. The goal of the summit is “to inspire new...
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