Artistic Vision at the Boston Symphony Orchestra??

Jeremy Eichler (music critic at the Boston Globe) has recently worried that James Levine is not providing the BSO with strong leadership, while “Across the country orchestras are updating their approaches to programming with the goal of engaging listeners – current and potential – more broadly, deeply, and imaginatively.” I attempted to engage the artistic leadership of the BSO with constructive criticism, writing several times (since the fall of 2008) to Maestro Levine, Managing Director Mark Volpe, and most recently, at the suggestion of composer Augusta Read Thomas, to Anthony Fogg, Artistic Administrator. I never received any acknowledgment. My point…