Monday, February 09, 2009

Foreign Embassies Attempting To Help Conservatory-less Nation’s Capital Develop Living Classical Musical Tradition and Culture

First living Ukrainian composer Myroslav Skoryk in November, then living Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtag on Saturday night at the Library of Congress, and tonight living Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas at the Embassy of Austria …

And the quasi-musically fascistic Classical WETA-FM, so-called public radio in the Nation’s Capital, will not even program complete classical works by Bruckner or Mahler; much less most more modern classical works or virtually all classical works by American composers …


Header: Stephen De Staebler "Winged Woman on Tiptoe" Bronze 2003

Image credit: (c) Stephen De Staebler via 2009. Copyright controlled. All rights reserved.


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