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Media > How to Find Classical Music You Actually Like
July 19th, 2019

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Classical music has been evolving for centuries, so there are all different kinds of sounds.

Media > How to listen to new music
July 17th, 2019

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You know it when you hear it in a scary movie or sandwiched between Mozart and Beethoven at a concert: contemporary classical music, or “new music” for short. Here are some ways to get the most out of music from [...] more >>

Media > Curious About Classical Music? Here’s Where to Start
June 19th, 2019

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Our critic helps intimidated newcomers learn what to listen to, where to hear it and how to find more of what you like.

Media > You vote for my pupil, I’ll vote for yours – the truth about music competitions
May 24th, 2019

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Who will break the stranglehold of the Fifa-style music professors?

Media > Singing Against the Grain
May 22nd, 2019

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Playing Beethoven in the #BlackLivesMatter era

Media > What Was the Point of Elevator Music?
May 17th, 2019

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Contrary to popular belief, it wasn’t because lifts were terrifying.

Media > Removing Barriers to New Music
May 3rd, 2019

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My job as a marketing communications manager at Boosey & Hawkes brings me out to multiple concerts a week, at venues large and small, fancy and scrappy, spread out around New York City. Still, you go to enough new music [...] more >>

Media > WHY DOES ART MATTER? WHY SHOULD WE SUPPORT THE ARTS?
March 22nd, 2019

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Economic rationalists would point out that most artists are economically unviable. That is true, unfortunately. Creative artists generally have miserable incomes from their art, and survive by teaching or waiting on tables. Performing artists do not have it much better; [...] more >>