Orchestras

Rediscovering Bartok's Anxious, Hypnotic, Intellectually Exhausting Quartets
January 27, 2014

There is much more to the composer's quartets than folksy charm.

Are Orchestras Really in Crisis? A Debate

Philip Kennicott sounds a false alarm says the President of the League of American Orchestras.

America's Orchestras are in Crisis
How an effort to popularize classical music undermines what makes orchestras great.
August 25, 2013

Quit trying to popularize classical music. It only undermines what makes orchestras great.