Symphony Orchestra's - How We Got Here

Symphony Orchestra's - How We Got Here

What is wonderful about live classical music is that it is authentic. It needs no technology other than electric lights. It does slow down the pace of our frantic lives, and it does bring us together.

We are here this weekend to propose that the problem is not that classical music hasn’t kept up with the times. On the contrary, it has become sick and lost, caught in an identity crisis, because it has, in fact, very successfully kept up with the times – and our society is in deep aesthetic and social crisis.

We are collectively in denial, or at least a state of forgetting, about human nature and the human experience. Classical music, as one of the permanent things, points us back to the truth. It’s little wonder that in an age of ideology, the truth, or what points to it, is in danger. (click related link to read more)