Classical Notes: Shorten concerts, says leading pianist
Lack of new audiences has become a critical issue
Stephen Hough, one of Britain’s leading pianists – and no stranger to these shores – says younger audiences could be attracted more to classical music if concerts were shortened and formal dress code for musicians dropped.
Hough, who has just performed in the BBC Proms series, says the lack of new audiences has become a critical issue that must be confronted immediately because of the financial dangers it presented to programmers and musicians...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
*New subscribers only
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team
TV Review: Psychological thriller lurches into realms of the ludicrous
Netflix’s new drama Behind Her Eyes quickly takes a turn for the fanciful, with deeply mixed results
Appetite For Distraction: this week’s home entertainment picks
Your weekly guide to the best TV shows, podcasts and video games
Radio review: Counting the true cost of Valentine’s flowers
Liveline last week dwelt on the increasingly acrimonious battle between florists and supermarkets for Valentine’s Day custom