New Venues Open Their Doors For Classical Music In New York

Lately, one can observe a powerful transformation within the choice of venues for classical music performances. The economy may influence the real estate market in New York City negatively, but trends in the classical music scene are still following its most important rule: location, location, location. These days, it seems that in order to be noteworthy, a musical event has to happen at a nightclub, preferably at a downtown Manhattan address. There are already...
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Concert Review: A Prokofiev Evening, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton N.J.;July 17th.2009

Summer music festivals are the ideal frame in which to bring classical music performances to an audience that might not otherwise venture out to the famed concert hall stages the big cities have to offer. Often located in serene settings, the informal character lures families and interested spectators to a performance experience which can be rewarding on so many levels. While relatively low production budgets and minimal publicity lend themselves toward a casual atmosphere,...
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