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Attending a music concert, a matter of music…and of health!

Attending a 60 minute concert reduces biological stress, independently of audience age or musical knowledge. These results have been discovered by two British researchers, Daisy Fancourt and Aaron Williamon (Royal […]




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An international piano contest dedicated to contemporary music

Do you know the International Piano Contest in Orleans? It is dedicated to contemporary music, and the jury’s criteria goes beyond the quality of execution: musicians must make the audience […]




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Is opera only for snobs?

According to the humorist, writer and English actor, Chris Addison, the link constructed in collective imagination between “opera” and “snobism” would explain the resistance by audiences faced with the genre. […]




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The short history of applause in classical music

“Where does the cultural code that tells us whether or not to applaud come from?” Journalist Aliette de Laleu provides an historical overview of the evolution of applause from Bach […]




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The structural probem with Symphonic orchestras

The cost of producing concerts will be greater than the average increase of the rest of the economy. The Symphonic Orchestra of Québec (OSQ) is not the only ensemble to […]




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A futuristic concert hall

Based in Brooklyn, National Sawdust is devoted to arts promotion in a forward thinking way. The design group now has a new building dedicated to performing arts, called Bureau V. […]




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Jukely : the Netflix of Concerts

Created in New York, a Jukely’s subscription offers access to free concerts, some exclusively to members. The application gives the user a list of concerts in his area and allows […]




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Is classical music meant to entertain us or help us fall asleep?

Music streaming services promote classical music as a tool – a visibly effective one! – to get to sleep. Yet from the Western tradition’s point of view, falling asleep during […]




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What a note program must not say

Critique David Lister relate the boredom he felt when he paid 4 francs for a note program that did not say anything more than futile information concerning violinist Julia Fisher. […]




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Who said concert had to adapt itself to numeric era ?

  Currently under a numeric are, taking a break from internet to concentrate ourserlves on a piece performed during a live concert, this can be a benefit for promoting classic […]




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