The desk in the Music Room is always in use. Here’s some of the work that gets done there.
The Musical Quarterly Editorials
Leon Botstein has been the editor of one of the most venerated musicological journals for 25 years. Here is exclusive access to an archive of his editorials for The Musical Quarterly.
American Symphony Orchestra Essays
As Music Director of the American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein has provided introductory essays for audiences which define the Orchestra’s distinctive approach to “thematic” programming, in which musical works are curated around an extra-musical theme drawn from history, literature, the visual arts, or topical issues. Here is a complete archive of his essays from the concerts of the American Symphony Orchestra.
Other Articles and Essays