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City of Denver blends facilities management and cultural affairs…Will it work? Museums, libraries and the arts have much to gain from each other. Using sex to sell string quartet.
Reviews are in for Nico Muhly’s new opera, Two Boys, which premiered this weekend at the English National Opera. See what critics and audiences had to say.
Nico Muhly’s first opera, Two Boys has not even opened, but it has already sparked serious debate around questions as profound as whether or not the increasingly dominant role that the internet and technology plays in our life is a good or bad thing.
Cultural groups in London are gearing up for 2012 Olympics, The Joffrey Ballet’s Artistic Director turns down Britain’s Royal Ballet and clothing optional orchestras in Spain.
Jennifer Hambrick tries to balance the scales after Norman Lebrecht’s ArtsJournal blog post.
In this interview, Norman Lebrecht, a widely-read commentator on music, culture and politics, describes the greatness of classical music along with its problems, and passionately describes how the defenders of the art must separate the good from the great.