Sunday, March 20, 2011

A happy orchestra

In a welcome departure from all the news and commentaries about the sad state of orchestras, The New York Times' James Oestreich examines the revival of the Toronto Symphony, which he credits to the imaginative leadership of its music director, Peter Oundjian, and chief executive, Andrew R. Shaw:

Having 25 to 30 percent of its budget covered by the government no doubt helps.