Archive | Sun, Apr 1, 2007


The following organizations are offering special Take A Friend To Orchestra promotions: SYRACUSE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Throughout April, concert-goers can purchase "buy one, get one" tickets to take a friend to any SSO concert in May, 2007. The May series is: Beethoven Symphony No. 6, May 11-12, 2007 (Post-Standard Classics) An American Tribute, May 18-19, 2007 (M&T Bank Pops) Beethoven Lives Upstairs, May 19, 2007 (Central New York Community Foundation Family) Serkin & the Sea, May 25-26, 2007 (Post-Standard Classics) All programs, artists and dates, subject to change. The SSO regrets that it [...]
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Do You Get It? Some April Fool’s Day Fun

In order to demonstrate just how wacky this business can be, I've assembled a group of "media releases" from recent events. Some are real and others are complete fabrications, can you tell which one is which... Yee-Haw!, er, Uh-Oh! In a decision that sparked a national media frenzy the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announced that it cancelled a scheduled "Dukes of Hazzard" themed Pops concert featuring appearances by some of the original television program's stars because some in the community found the show "racist and offensive". According to a press release from the [...]
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