19. November 2006 · Comments Off on In The News (The REAL News!) & Blogs · Categories: imported, News

Why you should carry your iPod at all times. (Do be sure it’s fully charged!)

Why doing an opera in Thailand might not be a good idea.

And then there’s this:

Having been to more concerts than I care to remember of concerts featuring contemporary fare that drew 1/2 full, heavily papered houses in the old Dot, I don’t think your claim is true at all. I’ve been saying for years that orchestras should market themselves to people in their 50’s and above, people whose kids have left home, which means they’d now have the time and money to explore classical music. But, no, that’s not “cutting edge” or “pop culture friendly” or “reaching out to the youth of today”.

Read here. I was just reading about “relevance” in the Opera News mag last night. So I appreciated OAOP’s comments on that as well.


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