Creative Leadership Problems at the Boston...
It seems like the Boston Symphony’s annual residence at Carnegie Hall has been plagued by conductor problems over the past several years. Stemming from James Levine’s chronic health problems and lack of time at the helm of the BSO, the orchestra has relied on many a last-minute pinch hitter. Unfortunately, this year’s residency was no different: Kurt Masur pulled out of the...
I was thrilled to run into an exhibition of Cecil Beaton’s work at the Museum of the City of New York in January. Having planned to see their exhibition on The Greatest Grid design for Manhattan, I ended up spending just as much time pouring over Beaton’s subjects—ranging from Katherine Hepburn to the Queen Mum. A lasting impression was made by Beaton’s work with...