National Endowment For The Arts
Friday, December 20, 2013
By Fred Plotkin
In an interview with Fred Plotkin, Wayne S. Brown discusses the place of opera in the U.S. The artform, he says, "creates opportunities for creativity that is frequently embraced by other art forms.”
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
As the classical music world grapples with the loss of its core listeners, the New World Symphony has been doing interesting things to break down stereotypes when it comes to classical music and classical performance.The Takeaway speaks with Howard Herring, president and CEO of the New World Symphony, about his groundbreaking work to open classical music to a wider audience.
Thursday, October 04, 2012
By Adam Dawson : It's A Free Country blogger
I can turn on the TV, watch Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, or I can drive over to the federally subsidized Kennedy Center and watch Dr. Lonnie Smith crush it on the Hammond organ with his trio.