New York City Opera: Where Does It Go From Here?

Thursday, May 26, 2011

New York City Opera's decision to move out of Lincoln Center, cut staff across the board and scale back its performance schedule has prompted a range of reactions. In this special podcast, an opera singer, a critic and a consultant predict what's next.

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American Orchestras Face the Music

Friday, March 18, 2011

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's season-long strike has been the starkest reminder of the challenging times facing many of America's 1,800 orchestras. In this special podcast, we ask whether the supply has outstripped demand for the art form.

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Confronting the System

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Classical music has a reputation for being a color-blind meritocracy. But the numbers tell a different story. In the second of two podcasts on diversity in classical music, Terrance McKnight talks with three prominent decision-makers.

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Black Classical Musicians Rewriting the Odds

Thursday, February 17, 2011

In the first of two special podcasts on African-Americans in classical music, Terrance McKnight sits down with three prominent musicians: clarinetist Anthony McGill, bass Morris Robinson and violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins.

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Ten Greatest Composers: Beyond the Usual Suspects

Friday, January 21, 2011

For this special podcast, Terrance McKnight sits down with three experts from across the musical spectrum and asks them to rank the 10 greatest classical composers of all time.

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