The Arts Archive: January, 2010

Roll Over, Jimi Hendrix

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“Formalities must be shattered to open up classical music to a younger audience.” So says conductor Vladimir Jurowski, who conducts... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra Signs Distribution Deal

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The Philadelphia Orchestra is getting on the entertainment superhighway. After years of distributing downloads through its own online store... Read more

Hello, Pop Culture? It's Classical Calling. Hello...?

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Classical music gets criticism for not hitching its wagon to pop stars more often. When it does, you have to hope the most is made of the moment... Read more

Tentative Agreement Ends Cleveland Orchestra Strike

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The Cleveland Orchestra strike, mercifully only hours old, has ended with a tentative agreement, the Plain Dealer reports. Read more

George Jellinek, 1919-2010

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The friendly voice of The Vocal Scene has died. George Jellinek, who created the show for WQXR in 1969, was 90, the station's website reports... Read more

Cleveland Orchestra Strike, Day Two

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No settlement was reported yesterday after mediation in the Cleveland Orchestra musicians' strike. The orchestra has now canceled concerts... Read more

Cleveland Orchestra on Strike

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Musicians of the Cleveland Orchestra declared a strike as of midnight. Mediation is scheduled for today. In doubt are upcoming residencies... Read more

Karita Mattila at Philadelphia Orchestra

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Here is an early version of a review running in the newsprint edition of tomorrow's Inquirer. Richard Strauss penned dozens of orchestral... Read more