NewsOK has whittled down our max length. I've always been a wordy writer, so economy is a much-needed exercise for me. However, this one was particularly challenging, given my mixed feelings and my desire to be completely honest. Keep in mind that I love this orchestra, so any criticism is in good faith and intended to be constructive. I want to see the leadership make choices that serve the orchestra and its patrons well, and since I'm in a position to offer suggestions, I will.
And if you think I'm too harsh, I'm a marshmallow compared with my late, great predecessor, Rick Rogers. :)
Review: OKC Phil show featured string of hits, misses
Published: Thu, January 31, 2019 5:00 AM
Led by Alexander Mickelthwate, Saturday's Oklahoma City Philharmonic program “Independent Creativity” was an inconsistent hodgepodge, albeit an enjoyable and intriguing one.