High Culture in America

American Idol may rule the small screen, but high culture in the US is far from extinct. Symphony halls are full, classical music downloads are strong, and theater and opera continue to sell out spectacular new venues. But still, real challenges lie ahead for the artists, organizations, and patrons they encompass. As the MTV Generation matures, what are the prospects for these and other forms of high culture in the US?

Festival: 2006

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