A Wild Theory About The Future of Classical Music

Welcome to the first post for this new blog! To set the tone, I wanted to talk a bit about my writing topics for the next few months. In short, I’m interested in the future of classical music. All the indicators seem to be pointing towards an ageing audience crisis (this post by Greg Sandow explains Read More …

People Who Don’t Like Classical Music

(Part 2 of A Wild Theory About the Future of Classical Music) So in my last post I touched on the fact that the audience for classical music is getting older and we need new people to replace them. The question is: How do we do that? How do we grow our audiences? Now, the job Read More …

The Three Ps of Musical Taste #1: Purpose (Part 4 of A Wild Theory About the Future of Classical Music)

So as we continue this series on the future of classical music, we’re trying to get our head around the basic question: why do people like or dislike certain types of music? I suggested in my last post that there seem to be three main factors that come into play as to why people like some Read More …