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Alex Ross gives RPS lecture on re-inventing the concert | reviews, news & interviews

Alex Ross gives RPS lecture on re-inventing the concert

Alex Ross gives RPS lecture on re-inventing the concert

Should we be silent in classical concerts?  Alex Ross, the classical critic of the New Yorker and writer of the superb panorama of 20th Century music The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, an “unlikely mass-market proposition” which has been a bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic will be giving this year’s Royal Philharmonic Society Lecture. His talk is entitled Inventing and Reinventing the Classical Concert and will be given on 8 March at the Wigmore Hall. In the lecture Alex Ross will address concert culture - what has changed since the 18th century and what can we take forward into the 21st?


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