Classical music seeks new audiences
St. Paul, Minn. — Classical music permeates the air at this time of year, with all those Messiahs and Nutcrackers. There are some who believe the classical music world isn't capable of creating new great works or attracting bigger audiences.
Performance Today host Fred Child offers his perspective on the controversy. He also recalls two great artists who died this year, Beverly Sills and Luciano Pavarotti.
- Fred Child: Hosts Performance Today from American Public Media. The two-hour program airs on Minnesota Public Radio's classical music service and more than 200 stations nationwide.
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