Samuel Lipman was publisher of The New Criterion. A distinguished concert pianist, Lipman wrote music criticism for Commentary and served on the National Council on the Arts. He passed away in 1994. Hilton Kramer wrote a memorial in our January 1995 issue, “Samuel Lipman, 1934-1994,” and Joseph Epstein contributed a memoir for our March 1995 issue “Sam Lipman at the NEA.”
Articles by Samuel Lipman View All
Music February 1994
On hearing Liszt live
Music January 1994
Lincoln Center’s chamber music problems
On the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at 25.
Music October 1993
New worlds & old
On three CDs of contemporary music from New World Records & a reissue of performances by tenor Jan Kiepura.
Features September 1993
Who’s killing our symphony orchestras?
On the American Symphony Orchestra League report Americanizing the American Orchestra.