Audiences Would Soar If Classical Music Concerts Were More like Rock Gigs
Lister, David, The Independent (London, England)
The Week in Arts
I'm always a little suspicious of the frequently expressed concern that audiences for theatre and classical music are dying. The stalls are not yet full of corpses, and there is, of course, the very real possibility that audiences refresh themselves, with people coming to appreciate these art forms at a slightly older age than they do to rock music and cinema.
Nevertheless, a glance round a typical classical music concert hall shows that the demographic does give some cause for concern, and it's good to discover that steps are being taken to see how the audience can be renewed, both for live and recorded performance. Recently, as a first step, a …
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Publication information: Article title: Audiences Would Soar If Classical Music Concerts Were More like Rock Gigs. Contributors: Lister, David - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: November 19, 2011. Page number: 42. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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