Classical music is said to be on the verge of extinction. Optimists proclaim traditional classical music is alive and well.
The tradition of attending classical concerts and operas is dying, and the new “classical music” written today fails to draw a young audience. Classical music itself is still alive, but it left the concert hall long ago, and moved to another place. The shift, though, has been overlooked. Full story.
Trevor Kowalski (The Daily Free Press) / January 27, 2016