Special Guest: Greg Sandow
Saturday, October 23, 2004
Kurt Andersen and Greg Sandow find what's right and wrong with the symphony orchestra in America, and consider what orchestras need to do to survive.
Greg Sandow is a widely published critic and educator. He is the classical music writer for The Wall Street Journal and a frequent contributor to Symphony and NewMusicBox, and formerly served as music editor of Entertainment Weekly. A consultant to the Pittsburgh Symphony, he is helping to make its concerts more accessible to audiences. Sandow is also a composer, currently at work on an opera based on As You Like It. He teaches a course at the Juilliard School on the future of classical music called "Breaking Barriers: Classical Music in an Age of Pop."