Here's our guide to the wonderful, sometimes wacky world of classical music blogs. You'll find commentary on local, national and international happenings. Jump in and join in! If we’ve missed one of your favorites, send us an email at email@example.com.
About Last Night (Terry Teachout)
Terry Teachout curates this blog that brings together the musings of arts critics in NYC, Chicago and elsewhere. The postings are eclectic to say the least. Terry writes 95% of them so the focus tends to be on NYC scene. Each of the authors regularly offer their suggestions on where to spend your entertainment dollar in their respective cities. In addition they are not above a little facebook-esque fun to crack each other up.
About the Composer (Michael Kaulkin)
Composer Michael Kaulkin writes about the process and anything else on his mind.
Adaptistration (Drew McManus)
Drew McManus writes a very focused column offering advice on managing symphony orchestras
Musicologists Ryan Banagale and Drew Massey curate this forum on musicology (and the occasional completely off topic subject that they deem worthy).
An Unamplified Voice
The anonymous NYC opera buff provides shares their opera journal. The posts are mostly about the Met, occasionally dipping into other goings on in the world of opera.
aworks (Robert Gable)
Robert Gable primarily covers recordings of contemporary music. He likes to play the DJ, finding interesting recordings and share them with you using various listening links.
Boring Like a Drill (Ben Harper)
Billed as an "Authoritative Guide to Culture", London musician Ben Harper fills this blog with his take on art, music culture and the odd VW Bus.
What's it like to be the general director of the Chicago Opera Theater? Read Brian Dickie's blog to find out. Brian gives revealing blow by blow accounts of what it takes to mount opera productions in Chicago.
Butts in Seats (Joe Patti)
An arts manager muses on practical issues of marketing and PR.
Celeste's Scramblings (Celeste Winant)
This is Celeste's place to writes about concert events around the bay area, with a particular focus on choral works.
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