Arts Presenters: Bill Bragin

Bill BraginBill Bragin is Director of Public Programming at Lincoln Center, heading up the summer outdoor festivals Midsummer Night Swing and Lincoln Center Out of Doors. Bill was also director of Joe’s Pub and The Public Theater.

In this podcast he talks about how he became hooked on world music, how he draws audiences to innovative performances, and the challenges and opportunities for American presenters.

This interview is part of an ongoing series with the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.

Photo Credit: Nicole Szalewski

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5 Responses to “Arts Presenters: Bill Bragin”

  1. KadmusArts Picks » Blog Archive » globalFEST
    January 12th, 2009 04:12

    [...] globalFEST takes the seemingly impossible task of showcasing the best in global music during the course of only one night, and makes it look easy. Webster Hall in New York City plays host to this extravaganza, and this year’s line-up includes Nigeria’s Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, Catalonia’s La Troba Kung-Fú and the homegrown talent of Hot 8 Brass Band. No doubt, this music will be traveling to you, soon! Listen to podcasts with globalFEST co-directors Bill Bragin and Isabel Soffer. Find more World Music Festivals! [...]

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    August 9th, 2010 04:35

    [...] out with Kronos Quartet and special guests Gamelan Galak Tika. Curious how it all comes together? Listen to Bill Bragin, Director of the Festival, on presenting World Music. Find More Outdoor [...]

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    November 22nd, 2010 00:18

    [...] is possible to program over 800 live performances in one location, and how she and fellow curators Bill Bragin and Isabel Soffer choose artists for the festival. pp_flashembed( 'powerpress_player_6252', {src: [...]

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