Monthly Archives: April 2016

A study of musical consumption in United States

The company Nielsen collected responses to a 2014 internet survey on musical consumption from 2581 people, who were based in the United States and at least 13 years old.  Classical […]

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A new orchestra in New York

Founded in 2016, the mission of the Philharmonia Orchestra of New York (PONY) is to help young audiences develop a taste for opera and the concert experience. In order to […]

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Is opera dress code elitist ?

According to the director of the Glyndebourne Festival, Gus Christine, opera’s elitist reputation is a myth. He adds that occasions where people can dress up are rare and that people […]

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Contemporary music and youth: where is the dissonance?

France Musique  has met with cultural mediators who help young people discover contemporary music, a genre that is often undermined in conservatories and absent from music programs at school. According […]

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Culture, an essential ingredient of happiness?

Manon Gauthier, the woman responsible for culture, heritage and design for the city of Montreal, emphasizes the importance of access to culture, to its diversity and to the role of […]

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Opera, the hero of patient music-lovers

To improve a listener’s self-esteem, one should sing “Quando me’n vo’” to him, from Puccini’s opera, La Bohème. Originally developed in Sweden and now based in England, the project is […]

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En avant la musique! Renouvellement et développement des publics de la musique au Québec

 [Content in French] Dans le cadre de la consultation publique du ministère de la Culture et des Communications en vue du renouvellement de la politique culturelle du Québec, des membres […]

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Researcher Portraits: Flavia Gervasi

As part of our series “Researcher Portraits”, you can now watch our new video about Flavia Gervasi, DMAQ member, doctor and sociomusicology professor at the University of Montréal!

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A musical sculpture at the Musée d’art contemporain (MAC) ?

A musical sculpture: this is what the exposition The Visitors by Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson offers. The spectator is encircled by nine screens, on each of which is a musician […]

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Renewing the museum visit

Cleveland’s typical museum-goers are people between the ages of 55 and 75 years old. In an effort to expand their audience and attract more young people, the museum’s director Aaron […]

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