Posts about: Ty Johnson

Angela Brown rejoins her ISO family for ‘Yuletide’

December 12, 2018

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra‘s annual holiday extravaganza, “IPL Yuletide Celebration,” conducted by Principal Pops conductor Jack Everly,  which opened on Nov. 30 and continues through Dec. 23, is a bona fide hit. To read my observations of the show, see my review published Dec.1 on... read more

Brown and Kaufman triumph in ‘Yuletide Celebration’

December 1, 2018

Recently, I was asked how many Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra “Yuletide Celebration” productions I had seen during its 33-year history. Upon reflection, I realized that I had reviewed nearly all of them during my 40-plus years as a freelance writer. But I can say without reservation that... read more

James Johnson settles in as ISO’s CEO

October 8, 2018

Back on August 1, I attended a farewell gathering at the Indianapolis Artsgarden for David Lawrence, outgoing president and CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis. While there, I was introduced to James M. Johnson,  CEO of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. I was immediately struck... read more