2018-19 Season: By The Numbers

2018-19 Season: By The Numbers

The end of summer marks the beginning of a new orchestral season. As in past years, it’s time look at what the top American orchestras have planned for the coming year. I was especially wanted to see if the recent national and international conversations about...
BBC Proms 2018: By the Numbers

BBC Proms 2018: By the Numbers

The 2018 BBC Proms kicks off today, Friday, July 13 and continues with extensive programming through September. The annual event features what is considered the best of the best in contemporary classical music programming with ensembles, soloists, and conductors from...
the 44th Annual SAM Conference (part 1): Three Operas

the 44th Annual SAM Conference (part 1): Three Operas

Our reporter Tim Diovanni continues his report from the Society for American Music 44th Annual Conference.  (Read his Introduction here) Operas by Beach, Smyth, and Higdon: Compelling Opportunities for Diversification In this first installment of the series, I...
2017-18 Season: By the Numbers

2017-18 Season: By the Numbers

Now that Labor Day, and the end of summer, has passed we are looking forward to the start of the 2017-18 concert season – and taking a critical look at what we can expect in the coming programming. We at WPA have been looking at the repertoire of major ensembles...