• America’s Symphony Orchestras 2013 by Curtis Rittenhouse

    Years ago musical critics referred to the Big Five orchestras in the US.  They were the Boston Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Those days are long gone....

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  • Making the Planets Shine in Indianapolis by Curtis Rittenhouse

    Last year the Gramophone published an issue looking at the most promising up-and-coming young conductors around the world. Afterwards a reader wrote protesting the omission of Kyzysztof Urbanski, indicating he was a person to watch. Polish-trained and...

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