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Criticism and Press

Last updated 27 July 2012

Reviews / Features:

Steven Kruger, “Charles Munch,” in Fanfare: The Magazine for Serious Record Collectors, 35:3 (January/February 2012). Link.

Greg Barbrick, “D. Kern Holoman: Charles Munch,” BlogCritics Books, 14 February 2012. Link.

John von Rhein, “Charles Munch: A 'Musician's Musician' Gets His Full Due, At Last, in New Biography,” Chicago Tribune, 14 February 2012. Link.

Jeff Hudson, “Holoman’s New Book Illuminates Career of Conductor Charles Munch,” Davis Enterprise, 23 February 2012. Link.

Jeremy Eichler, “Munch Bio Recalls Vivid Life,” Boston Globe, 26 February 2012. Link.

Michael Quinn, “Charles Munch [by] D. Kern Holoman,” Classical Music Magazine (UK), 2 June 2012, p. 46. Noted as “Editor’s Choice.” Link

Marc Munch, “Une Biographie de Charles Munch / sur le chef d’orchestre mondialement connnu,” Les Dernières Nouvelles d’Alsace (Strasbourg daily), 7 June 2012, p. 19. Link.

B. J. Murray, “D. K. Holoman: Charles Munch,” Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, August 2012. “Recommended: lower-division undergraduates through faculty and professionals, general readers.” Link.


“Charles Munch,” feature on Tom Service’s “Music Matters,” BBC Radio 3, 4 February 2012. Link.

“Charles Munch,” feature on Capital Public Radio’s “Insight,” KXJZ-90.9 Sacramento, 21 February 2012. Link.

“Charles Munch,” feature on Keith Peters’s “Fine Arts This Week,” Classics Radio (Frederickburg and Lynchburg, VA), 21 April 2012. 25 minutes, with recordings.

Mentions / Blogs / Etc.:

Tim Page, in “Internet Makes Finding Rare Classical Gems Easy,” Washington Post, 12 December 2011 (end of article). Link.