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 facing–and not always meeting–unprecedented challenges to remain vital.
This podcast was developed from our behind-the-scenes conversations with leaders from the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Chapter Four – The World Has Changed
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Topic: Community | Tags: access, anna clyne, anthony fogg, boston symphony orchestra, chicago symphony, deborah rutter, james sommerville, lawrie bloom, mark volpe, martha gilmer, podcast, steven lester, steven winn
April 3, 2012 by Beth Hondl | Comments (4)
What follows is a live blog from our chat with leaders from the Boston Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday, December 7, 2011. Participants included:
Mark Volpe, Managing Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Fogg, Artistic Administrator of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
James Sommerville, Principal Horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra in Canada
Ludovic Morlot, Music Director of the Seattle Symphony and former Assistant Conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
John Harbison, composer and chair of the composition program at the Tanglewood Music Center
Topic: Audience, Community, Creativity | Tags: anthony fogg, boston symphony orchestra, james sommerville, john harbison, live blog, ludovic morlot, mark volpe, steven winn
December 7, 2011 by Beth Hondl | Comments (0)