Joseph Horowitz

 Joseph Horowitz
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“Joseph Horowitz is a force in classical music today,
a prophet and an agitator”

The New York Times (2005)

Joseph Horowitz is available as an artistic consultant, in which capacity he has since 1988 organized more than three dozen thematic, inter-disciplinary festival projects, including seven consecutive American Composers Festivals for the Pacific Symphony.
Joseph Horowitz serves as Artistic Director of Post-Classical Ensemble in Washington, D.C.
A special focus of his activity and scholarship has been "Dvorak in America"; he has organized Dvorak festivals for the Elgin Symphony, Nashville Symphony (in partnership with the Blair School fo Music), New England Conservatory, New Jersey Symphony (in partnership with the Newark Museum), and Pacific Symphony, and the University of Texas at Austin (in partnership with the Austin Symphony). With Peter Bogdanoff, he has created a visual presentation for the middle movements of the New World Symphony. With Michael Beckerman, he has created a seven-minute "Hiawatha Melodrama" for narrator and orchestra. As Director of an NEH National Education Project, he has written a young readers book on Dvorak and America.
He has also spearheaded festivals exploring "The Russian Stravinsky" for the Brooklyn Philharmonic, the Kansas City Symphony (in partership with the Kansas City Opera, Kansas City Ballet, and University of Missouri), and the Pacific Symphony. With Peter Bodanoff, he has created a visual presentation for the finale of the Symphony in Three Movements.
Joseph Horowitz serves as Artistic Advisor for "The American Piano," a collaborative residency partnered by the pianists Steven Mayer and Anthony de Mare and managed by Bernstein Artists. To date, "The American Piano" has been presented by the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland/College Park, Wesleyan University, and Stanford University.
As Artistic Advisor to the Toradze Piano Studio, Joseph Horowitz has organized marathon programs of Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Prokofiev, and Gershwin/Stravinsky for the Miller Theatre (NYC), New Jersey Symphony, Elgin Symphony, Pacific Symphony, and Stresa Festival (Italy).
As Artistic Advisor to IberArtists New York, Joseph Horowitz has helped to promote Spanish repertoire in the U.S., including concerts at the Guggenheim Museum (NYC) and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.