Robert Moody has been Music Director of the Winston-Salem Symphony since 2005, Artistic Director of Arizona Musicfest since 2007, and Music Director of the Portland Symphony Orchestra since 2008. He is now finishing his tenth and final season with the PSO.

In May, Moody will conduct Gustav Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony for his last performances in Portland before moving to Tennessee to focus on his new job as music director for the Memphis Symphony.



Video Recorded April 24, 2018

Host: Allan Kozinn

Allan Kozinn wrote about music, musicians, and arts culture for the New York Times from 1977 to 2014. Allan now contributes to the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Opera News, Musical America, Classical Review, the San Francisco Classical Voice and other publications. In 2015, he moved to Portland, Maine, with his wife Paula (who is also a writer). He has been reviewing concerts for the Portland Press Herald since the summer of 2015.

Allan has published several books, among them: “Spoleto 40,” “The New York Times Essential Library: Classical Music,” “Mischa Elman and the Romantic Style,” “The Guitar: The History, The Players, The Music,” “The Beatles: From the Cavern to the Rooftop,” and “Got That Something: How The Beatles’ ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’ Changed Everything.”


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