Monday, January 12, 2009

Start as you mean to go on


The New York Times reports that Abu Dhabi is on the itinerary of the New York Philharmonic's upcoming Asian tour. Alan Gilbert, the orchestra's new music director is represented by IMG Artists. As I reported in April last year, the Abu Dhabi music and arts festival is organised by IMG Artists. Cue a blog post from the orchestra about there being no such thing as a free lunch?


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1 comment:

Pliable said...

Little coverage in the music blogs of Article 80 of the Abu Dhabi Penal Code which makes sodomy punishable with imprisonment of up to 14 years.

What price the New York premiere of a Ligeti opera?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_United_Arab_Emirates