Joseph Horowitz is the author of 10 books dealing mainly with the American musical experience. His book-in-progress is The Propaganda of Freedom: JFK, Stravinsky, Shostakovich and the Cultural Cold Warrior. He was the executive director of the Brooklyn Philharmonic in the 1990s and co-founded PostClassical Ensemble in Washington, D.C., in 2003.
Our Revels Now Are Ended
What the pandemic portends for the performing arts in America
by Joseph Horowitz | Monday, December 07, 2020
Porgy and Bess at the Met
The pinnacle of American classical music and the nation’s most venerable opera company have long needed each other
by Joseph Horowitz | Wednesday, October 09, 2019
New World Prophecy
Dvořák once predicted that American classical music would be rooted in the black vernacular. Why, then, has the field remained so white?