The Well-Tempered Ear

Classical music: Is classical music making a comeback?

August 1, 2016
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By Jacob Stockinger

Is classical music making a comeback?

The Ear asks: Did it ever go away?

Well, some signs and attendance demographics — smaller audiences with more older people and few young people — do point to problems. (Below is a photo of the Madison Symphony Orchestra and conductor John DeMain.)

John DeMain and MSO from the stage Greg Anderson

In any case, Andrew Goldstein has written a thought-provoking column for The Huffington Post.

Read it and see what you think:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrew-goldstein/why-classical-music-is-ma_b_11060688.html

Then let us know.

The Ear wants to hear.


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