audiences pendulum keeps swinging

John Terauds, the classical music critic for the Toronto Star, writes in a recent column that younger audiences are turned off by crossover efforts, and just want the “straight stuff”. Continue reading “audiences pendulum keeps swinging”

stabler lists top events of 2007

Oregonian critic David Stabler
David Stabler

David Stabler, the classical music critic of the Oregonian newspaper, has listed his top classical music happenings of 2007. Continue reading “stabler lists top events of 2007”


This is the review that did it for me – New York Times music critic Anthony Tommasini fairly wetting himself over the Philharmonic debut of conductor it-boy of this decade, Gustavo Dudamel. Continue reading “duda-mania?”