Composer and NewMusicBox Founding Editor Frank J. Oteri joins the panel to discuss his controversial article on opera in New York City, the fictional Green Bay Philharmonic, upcoming commissions and recent performances.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer and NewMusicBox founding editor Frank J. Oteri joins the panel.
- We discuss his recent obituary of New York City Opera, some misconceptions about the organization’s downfall, the importance of promoting new works by American composers and his song cycle Versions of the Truth (check it out on ScoreStreet).
- He also told us about a new commission from The Young People’s Chorus of New York City and a Ned Rorem birthday recital featuring the duo of baritone/male soprano Phillip Cheah and pianist Trudy Chan.
- As the stalemate between musicians and management in Minnesota continues, State Representative Phyllis Kahn proposes community ownership of the ensemble. Hey, it works for the Green Bay Packers.