Austin, Texas has become widely known as the “Live Music Capital of the World.” This may well be true when you consider that 3,000 bands come to Austin every March as part of South by Southwest (SXSW); that Austin City Limits is a long-running and very popular public television series; and that the bars along Sixth Street in downtown Austin are hopping every night to the sound of country and rock bands. The city even boasts a statue of Austin country music icon, Willie Nelson.
"My personal ambitions never went beyond maintaining my work at the highest level. That was always my goal." MT catches up with TSO Principal Flute Nora Shulman to chat about her upcoming retirement and the road ahead.
Be they Arthur Erickson's Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, or The Copenhagen Concert Hall in Denmark, concerts halls are dream spaces whose designs tell us just as much about ourselves as we tell about them.