"Making Brooklyn's Orchestra"

The biggest news about music in Brooklyn this year didn’t come out of Williamsburg, BAM, or the banks of the Gowanus Canal. The source was the offices of the moribund Brooklyn Philharmonic, which announced the appointment of Alan Pierson as its next artistic director. It was a classic case of an arts organization acting boldly, rather than just talking a good game.

From my interview with Alan Pierson, new director of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, published in the Brooklyn Rail. Read the rest here …