Like a boss:  David Robertson and SLSO at Segerstrom Concert Hall show how it’s supposed to be done
All Reviews / Music News & Info: Classical / Philharmonic Society of Orange County / Reviews 2012/2013

Like a boss: David Robertson and SLSO at Segerstrom Concert Hall show how it’s supposed to be done

Good chemistry between a conductor and orchestra is a difficult thing to predict or explain, but as former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart might say, I know it when I see it.  And I know I saw — and heard — it this past Monday night when David Robertson brought the St. Louis Symphony into … Continue reading

Results from LA Phil’s recent 2nd Horn audition
Appointments / Auditions & Appointments / Los Angeles Philharmonic / Music News & Info: Classical

Results from LA Phil’s recent 2nd Horn audition

No official announcement from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, but it looks like their recent Second Horn audition was won by Gregory Roosa. Mr. Roosa is currently horn player with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.  He joined that orchestra in 2003 after having held similar positions with the Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra and the Colorado Symphony. … Continue reading

Classical music marketing done right:  behind the SLSO’s “Save Powell Hall” campaign
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Classical music marketing done right: behind the SLSO’s “Save Powell Hall” campaign

As I’ve mentioned in the past, classical music marketing and advertising can be a thankless job.  If you think it’s easy, you try finding something new to say about  music that’s been around for hundreds of years.  Go ahead, I’ll wait. . . . See?  Not exactly a piece of cake. No one likes doing … Continue reading

Save Powell Hall
Music News & Info: Classical / Other classical music concerts and recitals (in So Cal and beyond)

Save Powell Hall

The St. Louis Symphony implores you:  Save Powell Hall.  You have until April 14th.  Do it now, before it’s too late. . . . If you have no idea what I’m talking about, click HERE. Has there ever been a better, more clever campaign by any orchestra? No.  No, there hasn’t. Kudos to the SLSO. … Continue reading