Selling music in wrapping paper which belies its nature will inevitably lead to disappointment.
Organizations wanting to extract immense value from their brands must, like Wagner, work as polymaths.
Now more than ever, classical music must be protected from attacks based upon ignorance and misunderstanding.
They tell us only rich, old folks go to concerts these days. But that’s not how I’ve seen things.
Dave once asked me, “Why do you guys care if your audience is so old? That’s your niche.”
Will the New York Metropolitan Opera’s greatest gift to the world continue?
Denigrating the intelligence of our audience is profoundly wrongheaded.
Musicians can help by making patrons part of the family.
The present-day abundance of classical music is a testament to its deep roots in human feeling.
Persons in our time find it impossible to credit the idea of intrinsic goods.