Marin Alsop: Conducting Change
More than a quarter century into a remarkable career, the American conductor Marin Alsop is still a trailblazer.
How We Listen
Though how we listen to music has changed radically in the last several decades, we’re all still fundamentally chasing the same goal- a closer connection to the art.
TM Krishna: Indian Classical
And, the carnatic singer TM Krishna believes that open ears lead to open hearts.
In 1981, seminal U.K. punk band The Exploited released their debut album, Punks Not Dead. Its title track was a defense of a movement that, many felt, had already ceased to […]
Rebels Without A Cause? Youthful rebellion found its zenith in punk, a movement with roots in rock n’ roll that continues today. Longwood Gardens: The Nurture of Nature The more […]
For many, the word “punk” calls to mind a specific style of loud, fast, and angry rock ‘n’ roll. When critics first embraced the term in the 1970s, that’s surely the kind of music they had […]
By: Kevin McElvaney When children like a song, they won’t let it go. (Just ask any parent who took their offspring to see the movie Frozen.) The economic potential for this unbridled, youthful enthusiasm hasn’t gone […]
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Jim Cotter is an award-winning journalist who has spent the past decade of his thirty-year career reporting on the arts in Philadelphia. He was born and raised in Ireland where he began his broadcasting career before moving to the U.K. where he worked for BBC Radio Wales and the BBC World Service. Jim has worked all over the world, including in Europe and Asia to report on The Philadelphia Orchestra's tours.