A THE MONTHLY Essay, By Anna Goldsworthy, October 2015

"The Lost Art of Listening, Has Classical Music Become Irrelevant?"

 

 In this essay, Anna Goldsworthy, pianist and author, wonders about classical music in the busy modern techno age – the influences on music listening of the ageing of audiences, the current lifestyles, the smartphones and the elitist image of classical music.