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Classical Music and Twitter
It’s been observed here before, particularly by one commenter, that many of the classical music field’s attempts to be hip and draw in a younger audience are a little embarrassing, or stilted. (I’m putting words in ianw’s mouth here; he raised
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Age of the French Classical Audience
From time to time, people have mentioned in comments here a French government study that supposedly shows that the French classical music audience is very young, with a median age of 38. I’ve never been able to find the source
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NEA Report Shows Declining Attendance in Arts Events Nationwide
Have you been noticing a growing number of empty seats at classical concerts in recent years? Have you attended a recent gallery opening where there was actually enough Champagne and hors d’oeuvres to go around — and perhaps even some
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Gore Galore as Italian Opera Houses Woo Slasher-movie Generation
With opera house attendances falling alarmingly, venues such as La Scala in Milan are trying to titillate and lure the young  
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