Donald Rosenberg

“Music criticism will never return to what it used to be.”

American music critic, author, and musician Donald Rosenberg started out as a horn player, trained at Mannes and Yale. He quickly became known for his insightful and accessible music reviews, as well as his book “The Cleveland Orchestra Story.” His 2008 dismissal from his position as principal classical music critic of the Plain Dealer, reportedly for his criticism of the conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra, created a firestorm of controversy in the international musical community.

Running time: 31 minutes

Posted on March 5, 2019 .