ResearchWorks: Classical Music Is In Terminal Decline – And Has Been For 400 Years! – Milton Court

I went to this talk at Milton Court, a ResearchWorks event in which PhD student Antony Feeny explored how opera and orchestral music are funded – mainly by governments and donors – and if this model is sustainable. He pointed out that the demise of this kind of music has been predicted for 400 years. The presentation was entertaining and irreverent, and I left with a greater knowledge of the background to how it all works.


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