- Joshua Kosman is in Seattle, the lucky dog. Or cat, given what he says at the end of one of his postings. Read his comments on Das Rheingold and on Die Walkuere. Presumably two operas are forthcoming after the singers get a bit of a rest.
- Amanda Ameer nails the 2009 Mostly Mozart Festival on the subject of its white-guy-composers-and-performers-only schedule. Honestly, this is one of the reasons classical music is having a problem building new audiences.
- Daniel Wolf has a cool perspective on teaching orchestration. I'd take that class.
Update: Fixed the link to Amanda Ameer's posting, with a hat-tip to Joshua.