Dmitri Shostakovich

Debussy Riot: Should classical musicians have to put on a show

  • Composer, professor at Peabody Institute, and founder/director of the Evolution Contemporary Music Series Judah Adashi published an interesting guest blog post on The Sybaritic Singer titled “Curating is More Than Just Good Programming.” It starts off with a quote: “‘As you say, the series is just starting up; the first show is…[laughs] “show;” that’s not what you call a classical music recital, is it?’
    “This was Aaron Henkin, host of WYPR’s The Signal in Baltimore, sheepishly correcting himself on air during an interview we did a few weeks ago. Little did he know that he had...