The Programmatic Lightness Of Being

It’s funny how the pandemic can make old conversation new again when viewed through the lens of hyper pragmaticism. The whole traditional vs. contemporary programming debate is a good example. Recently, the New York Times published an interview with cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han, who jointly run the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. In a nutshell, the couple makes it clear that traditional repertoire has more than enough artistic …

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What Sparks Joy In Your 20/21 Program?

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It’s that time of year again, where season announcements compete for attention and ticket revenue. While each program may not pass the “no preservatives, no artificial colors and no artificial flavors” version of season planning, there are still plenty of gems. To that end, I’m curious to know what you think are the real standouts in your 20/21 season. An important part of this is sharing why it’s special. There are …

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