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Jon Sobel

Jon Sobel is a Publisher and Executive Editor of Blogcritics as well as lead editor of the Culture & Society section. As a writer he contributes most often to Culture, where he reviews NYC theater; he also covers interesting music releases. Through Oren Hope Marketing and Copywriting at http://www.orenhope.com/ you can hire him to write or edit whatever marketing or journalistic materials your heart desires. Jon also writes the blog Park Odyssey at http://parkodyssey.blogspot.com/ where he visits every park in New York City. And by night he's a part-time working musician: lead singer, songwriter, and bass player for Whisperado, a member of other bands as well, and a sideman.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Aisha Syed, Violinist and Goodwill Ambassador for the Dominican Republic

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Renowned Dominican violinist Aisha Syed made her sold-out Carnegie Hall debut in 2018. Now NYC audiences will get another chance to hear her when she returns to Carnegie on October 10, 2019. The concert is part of Syed’s Heritage World Tour of 11 countries on four continents. Hosting the event …

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Music Review: On Clara Schumann’s 200th, Lara Downes Plays the Schumanns and More on CD and in Concert

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More than a fine pianist, Lara Downes is a cultural curator of top rank, illuminating the tradition of female composers from Clara Schumann to today.

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