Prime Berths for Composers Still at Work
The New York Times
By ANTHONY TOMMASINI
Published: September 5, 2008
"...many of today’s repertory staples would not exist if the major musical institutions of past eras had not championed living composers. It’s not enough today for leading opera companies, orchestras and concert halls to present new works. Ideally they need to commission and showcase pieces in ways that provide them with context and galvanize public attention."