If San Diego’s New Outdoor Venue Sounds Half As Good As It Looks

I’ve been meaning to find the time to do a deep dive into San Diego Symphony’s (SDS) new outdoor venue, The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park. As of now, finding info online beyond surface level promotional material is hard to come by but that will likely change as we approach the inaugural event on 8/6/2021. The San-Diego Union Tribune published a nice write-up by George Varga about the outdoor facility in …

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#TBT Moving (In) Day

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As someone who works in the arts, I consider myself extraordinarily fortunate that over the past 18 years, I’ve only had two moves; one of which was to a new location in the same city. Today marks move number three and, fortunately, it’s another intra-city move. Knock on wood, everything will unfold as planned but sometimes, moves are anything but controlled. Case in point, and the subject of today’s #TBT, is …

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Do You Want To Lead The Artistic Admin Dept At One Of The Newest Halls In The Country?

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After $143 million dollars and 16-months, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) opened the doors to their renovated Music Hall for a grand reopening concert on 10/6/2017 and by all accounts, the renovation was a smashing success. As a frame of reference, that cost and timeline are a downright bargain given how much work was performed converting what was, to put it politely, a cavernous 3,400 seat barn. Michael Cooper wrote an …

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#TBT: Speaking Of Concert Halls

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So you want to learn about concert hall projects; well, you’ve come to the right place. In the wake of the New York Philharmonic’s bombshell announcement about scrapping the existing concert hall renovation plan and Cincinnati Symphony’s mega-renovation project coming online to overwhelmingly positive reviews, focusing today’s #TBT post on the topic of concert hall projects seems like a no-brainer. To that end, concert hall projects have been one of Adaptistration’s …

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Hey Get That Violin Case Out Of This Concert Hall! What Do You Think This Is, A Concer…oh wait

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The 5/15/2017 edition of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram published an article by Azia Branson that reports Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (FWSO) music director Miguel Harth-Bedoya was ejected from Bass Performance Hall for wanting to bring his daughter’s violin into the lobby with him. FWSO is a resident ensemble of Bass Hall and according to the article, a Bass Hall spokesperson indicated all resident companies were notified of the heightened security measures …

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