Brigid Delaney, a journalist, editor and author suggests that the perception that classical music belongs to an educated mature elite, inhibits younger people from building up a lifelong relationship with it.


Classical Music Isn't a Secret Society Unless We Allow it to Be

"It doesn’t matter if you weren’t brought up with it or don’t know how to pronounce the composers’ names – I wasn’t, I can’t, and it still lets me in"

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   By Brigid Delaney, October 2015