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Andrew Byrne

Andrew Byrne

Melbourne-born musician Andrew Byrne has lived in New York for more than two decades. He is Carnegie Hall's Director, Festivals and Special Projects. As a composer and an arts programmer at Carnegie Hall, he has a unique perspective on the arts scene in the city. His letters from New York Letters are published monthly on the Knowledge Base. See archive at New York Letters for details.

02: Contemporary Music and the American Orchestra (May 2014)

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC AND THE AMERICAN ORCHESTRA Earlier this year, Richard Letts published an enlightening if sobering report on the state of contemporary music programming at Australian orchestras and opera houses. After reading Dick’s piece, I wondered what the situation was

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