Matthew Gurewitsch

Mana‘o Radio DJ Since: 2016

“I’m a Mana’o Radio DJ because I love musical adventure.”


Matthew Gurewitsch is an internationally oriented cultural commentator. In 2011, he moved to Maui after three decades in Manhattan. He serves as specialist in classical music at the online weekly AIR MAIL. Matthew has worked as an independent journalist since the 1990s, contributing to publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, and Smithsonian. His principal outlet has been The New York Times, for which he has covered classical music with an emphasis on opera and song, pop music, theater, Old Masters, living artists, dance, circus, and film. As a lecturer, interviewer, and moderator, Matthew has appeared at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and at major festivals in Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Honolulu. His sold-out talk series with master conductors at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was taped for subsequent broadcast on WNYC radio. As an arts commentator, he has been heard on NPR’s All Things Considered, WQXR in New York, and Hawaii Public Radio.

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Matthew Gurewitsch