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Highlight Videos

Highlights from American Orchestra Forum events and interviews

Talking About Orchestras: Music Directors Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

Talking About Orchestras: Music Directors and the Orchestra

Talking About Orchestras: The Changing Landscape

Talking About Orchestras: Technology and Engaged Audiences


Talking About Orchestras: Why Hear It Live?


Event Videos

Complete videos and transcripts from our free, live events in San Francisco.


Talking About Audiences
Sunday, May 13, 2012

Keynote: Alan Gilbert, Music Director, New York Philharmonic, in conversation with Matthew VanBesien, Executive Director Designate, New York Philharmonic

Keynote Transcript (PDF)

Spotlight #2: Elizabeth Scott, Chief Media and Digital Officer, Lincoln Center, in conversation with Steven Winn, San Francisco arts journalist and critic

Spotlight #2 Transcript (PDF)

Spotlight #1: Sunil Iyengar, Director, Office of Research and Analysis, National Endowment for the Arts, in conversation with Mark Clague, Associate Professor of Music, University of Michigan

Spotlight #1 Transcript (PDF)

Roundtable: Spotlight speakers and Brent Assink, Executive Director, San Francisco Symphony, in conversation with Steven Winn and Mark Clague, plus audience Q&A

Roundtable Transcript (PDF)

 


Talking About Creativity
Saturday, March 17, 2012

Keynote: Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director, San Francisco Symphony, in conversation with Brent Assink, Executive Director, San Francisco Symphony

Keynote Transcript (PDF)

Spotlight #1: John Adams, composer, in conversation with Mason Bates (a.k.a. DJ Masonic), composer; moderated by Mark Clague, Associate Professor of Music, University of Michigan

Spotlight #1 Transcript (PDF)

 

Spotlight #2: Margo Drakos, cellist and Co-founder, InstantEncore, in conversation with Ed Sanders, Group Marketing Manager, Creative Lab at Google, moderated by Steven Winn, San Francisco arts journalist and critic

Spotlight #2 Transcript (PDF)

Spotlight panelists in conversation with Steven Winn and Mark Clague, plus audience Q&A

Roundtable Transcript (PDF)

 


Talking About Community
Sunday, October 23, 2011

Keynote: Gustavo Dudamel, Music Director, Los Angeles Philharmonic, in conversation with Deborah Borda, Executive Director, Los Angeles Philharmonic

Keynote Transcript (PDF)

Spotlight #1: Jesse Rosen, President/CEO, League of American Orchestras, in conversation with Neil Harris, Professor of History and Art History, University of Chicago; moderated by Mark Clague, Associate Professor of Music, University of Michigan

Spotlight #1 Transcript (PDF)

 

Spotlight #2: Afa Sadykhly Dworkin, VP / Artistic Director of the Sphinx Organization, in conversation with Amos Yang, Assistant Principal Cellist, San Francisco Symphony; moderated by Steven Winn, San Francisco arts journalist and critic

Spotlight #2 Transcript (PDF)

Spotlight panelists in conversation with Steven Winn and Mark Clague, plus audience Q&A

Roundtable Transcript (PDF)

 

Artist Interviews

Highlights from interviews with leaders of America’s top orchestras

Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony, on Creativity

Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony, on Audiences

Gustavo Dudamel, Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, on Community

Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director of The Cleveland Orchestra, on Audiences

Alan Gilbert, Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, on Community

Alan Gilbert, Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, on Audiences

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra, on Audiences

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, on Community

Malcolm Lowe, Concertmaster of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, on Teaching Creativity