The Kaiser's not waltzing

The Kaiser's not waltzing


norman lebrecht

August 04, 2009

Coming up tonight on The Lebrecht Interview on BBC Radio 3 is Michael Kaiser, in very sober mood.

Known as Mr Fix-it, or the Turnaround King, for his record in hauling back arts orgs from the brink of bankruptcy, Kaiser – presently chief of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC – surveys the post-crash arts landscape and comes up with few new solutions.

A lot of companies will go to the wall, he says. Tune in to hear which, and why.

And how Michael Kaiser ticks.