Are conservative attitudes in politics and religion filtering down into the arts?
Margaret Brouwer gets angry, but not about her Academy Award in Music from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
The Cleveland Orchestra performs the U.S. premiere of a new piano concerto by French-American composer Marc-Andre Dalbavie.
After a concert of contemporary music by American women, you might say the homegrown Cavani Quartet is on track to become the next Kronos Quartet.
The COYO commissions and performs a new score from second-year graduate student Casey Hale.
Performances of George Crumb’s Black Angels and Phil Kline’s Symphony for 21 iPods ring out from Cleveland’s under-utilized Old Arcade.
Susan Botti’s Translucence premiered by Cleveland Orchestra under music director Franz Welser-Möst
New American music dominates the Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony’s year-end concerts.
Silent-audience syndrome definitely was not a problem during a boisterous mid-April panel discussion at Cleveland State University focused on “The Future of Classical Music.” Little if any of what was said would have struck critics or music professionals as new, but a group of committed listeners unwilling either to accept the status quo or to paint classical music as a sinking ship were in attendance and more than usually vocal…