Special Guest: Greg Sandow
Saturday, May 29, 2004
Kurt Andersen and the writer and composer Greg Sandow find what's right and wrong with the symphony orchestra in America, and consider what it needs to do to survive.
Greg Sandow is a widely published critic and education. 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 is called "Breaking Barriers: Classical Music in an Age of Pop."