With so many changes afoot in the American orchestral world, what do music directors see as particular challenges and opportunities? (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Yannick Nézet-Séguin’
Topic: Audience, Community, Creativity | Tags: alan gilbert, charles dutoit, cleveland orchestra, franz welser-möst, gustavo dudamel, la phil, mtt, ny phil, philadelphia orchestra, san francisco symphony, video, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
November 6, 2012 by Beth Hondl | Comments (0)
When The Philadelphia Orchestra emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July 2012, the ensemble became a canary fluttering back out of a deep dark mine. Philadelphia’s path forward will be closely watched, and not only because music lovers at home and around the world have such a stake in this beloved institution. In both its difficulties and its stategies for confronting and transcending them, The Philadelphia Orchestra strikes a resonant chord with other American orchestras, large and small.
This podcast was developed from our June 2012 behind-the-scenes discussion.
Chapter Ten – Looking Ahead, in Philadelphia and Beyond
Topic: Audience, Community, Creativity | Tags: Afa Sadykhly Dworkin, alan gilbert, allison vulgamore, cleveland orchestra, deborah rutter, gary hanson, gustavo dudamel, jeremy rothman, joseph conyers, mtt, philadelphia orchestra, podcast, san francisco symphony, stanford thompson, steven winn, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
September 18, 2012 by Beth Hondl | Comments (0)
Confronted with fundamental and ongoing changes in their audiences, orchestras are thinking about what they do and how they do it as never before. In this chapter we explore some of the ideas, innovations, optimism and uneasiness of the American orchestra, as it finds it way toward the audiences of the future.
This podcast was developed from our May 2012 live forum event and backstage interviews.
Chapter Nine – Considering Audiences, Part 2
Topic: Audience | Tags: alan gilbert, brent assink, ed sanders, elizabeth scott, franz welser-möst, matthew van besien, podcast, sunil iyengar, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
July 26, 2012 by Beth Hondl | Comments (0)
For our last conversation of the American Orchestra Forum project we’ll be sitting down with leaders from The Philadelphia Orchestra on Saturday to talk about Audience, Community and Creativity. The orchestra will perform two concerts in San Francisco on their way back from a ten-day “Resdiency and Tour” of China, the first of its kind by an American orchestra.
Having recently announced (more…)
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, talks about Audiences—the importance of continuing to connect with the audience you have and how a culture of innovation honors tradition.
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?