Anthony Tommasini’s last linesNews
After 21 years as chief classical music critic of the New York Times, Tommasini winds up with these words:
Whenever I have spoken to students or emerging professional performers about my work, I say that what I do is not as hard — nor nearly as essential — as what they do, but that we’re on the same side, that we all want music to thrive, and that I can help.
That’s what I’ve tried to do.
Read his full farewell piece here.
A successor has yet to be named.