‘What’s Wrong With The Classical Concert Experience In The 21st Century?’

“Because we live in a culture…… where visual stimuli are in the ascendant, sometimes at the cost of sound. Sound is no longer enough…… that music is a worthy pursuit in and of itself is…..being casually dismissed. Classical music now must aspire to offer spectacle – whether a particular piece can take it or not.

Philip Clark writes in Gramophone magazine.



Posted on October 29, 2015 @ 14.46