Concerts: Putting the Art Before the War Horse

"We begin where other managers end. We sit in with the artist and develop ideas. Our interest is the same as his: to bring people to the concert hall."

Any concert manager worth his 10% feels the same way, but when Jay Hoffman and George Schutz speak of their work, there is a decided absence of self-serving tone. Hoffman, 32, and Schutz, 28, comprise one of the busiest, most imaginative and most unorthodox management teams in New York. They have just wound up a highly successful month-long Mozart Festival at Manhattan's Philharmonic Hall...

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