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I found this link via The Oregonian‘s classical music critic David Stabler’s blog. Very interesting reading. Basically, Time Out New York put together a panel of critics to evaluate the major critics in New York City in all major areas, including classical music. Our own colleague in the blogosphere, Alex Ross, rated #1 in this survey – kudos, Alex! A number of the NYTimes critics were savaged, Anthony Tommasini and Anne Midgette in particular. I’d be inclined to agree with all of the results, though it is a very subjective thing to judge.