Noam Ben-Zeev, Gallery, Haaretz Newspaper 23.11.2014

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"The fact that most concert attendees are adults is unrelated to the nature of classical music but to the marketing of tickets by the subscription method which does not suite young people. And yes, also to the skyrocketing prices.

It seems that this cliché, that "young ones" don't attend concerts is being established. Everyone comes to concerts and click their tongue, ah, there are no "young ones" here. And what is that rite of youth? Why is it so necessary for people to see ״young ones״ in the classic concert hall, and why does real joy arouse in them when they observe a few teenagers present? Apparently that is another grievance of adults on the deterioration of the new generation. Deep inside them, however, a different feeling lays within the old concert goers: they are scared of being exterminated. They see themselves as an endangered species and need young blood to calm this primeval anxiety, the death that is supposedly peeking from everywhere".

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