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Classical YouTube Gems: The Performance That Earned A 20 Minute Encore

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 03.15.2012 | Home

In a new occasional series, we'll comb the depths of YouTube to bring you the best classical music and opera gems lurking out there. You go to You...

An Uplifting Fourth of July

Michael Kaiser | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

While I had entered the Los Angeles Children's Chorus rehearsal feeling tired from a long season, put upon by budget cuts, I realized once again why I do this work, why all arts managers do their work.

Maybe Classical Music Isn't Dying

Howard Kissel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

Some time ago, while looking at old newspapers from 1954 in the morgue of the Daily News, I spotted, next to the article I needed, a tiny item telling...

The Power of Celebrity

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

The challenge for so many of us in the fields of classical music and opera today is that the number of celebrity artists is dwindling.

Susan Wadsworth: Almost 50 Years of Young Concert Artists Series

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

Not many people can fulfill their passion - and build an institution - for fifty years. Susan Wadsworth can. The founder of the Young Concert Artist...

Where Are the Arts Important?

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

We ignore the power and potency of the arts if we assume that the only important work is happening in the big Northeast or West Coast cities.