Reporting and opinion writing from the Philadelphia Inquirer, South Florida Sun-Sentinel and other points in my career.
Saturday, October 23, 1982
A new orchestra strikes high note
Kansas City's cultural elite went into crisis mode when the city's famed old orchestra collapsed under financial pressure. A new group was rapidly put together, and an esteemed Kansas City daughter returned to lead its premiere.
This story wasn't particularly well-written, I see as I read it over today, but it did the job. It led the Saturday paper, the Times' biggest edition; it didn't publish on Sundays.