The Friends of the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center present a FREE mini lecture, Criticism and Narcissism by Donald Rosenberg, president of the Music Critics Association of America. Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Call 216 229-5959 for reservations.
Donald Rosenberg has been writing about music for The Plain Dealer in Cleveland since 1991. He previously serves as a music critic of the Akron Beacon Journal and the Pittsburgh Press. A native of New Jersey, Don received a bachelor of music degree from the Mannes College of Music and as master of music and master of musical arts degrees from the Yale School of Music all as a French Horn major.
Mr. rosenberg was a participant in the Aspen Music Festival in 1972 and the Marlboro Music Festival in 1973. He has played under such conductors as Pablo Casals, Pierre Boulez, Sir Georg Solti, robert Shaw, John Nelson, Herbert Blomstedt, Gunther Schuller, Otto Werner-Mueller, William Steinberg and Leon Barzin.
Among the publications in which his writing has appeared are Symphony Magazine, Opera News, Opera (London), Musical America, Fanfare and Gramophone, He is the author of “The Cleveland Orchestra;Second to Nonen” (Gray & Co. Publishers,2000).
He has been a visiting faclty member at Oberlin College and recently taught a course in the Senior Scholars program at Case Western Reserve University.
Mr. Rosenberg is serving as president of the Music Critics Association of North America for the fourth term.