What’s the Next Unusual Venue for Classical Music Concerts?
As the saying goes, a trend has been established.
In recent years, we’ve seen live classical music performances expand beyond the concert hall and happen in bars, dance clubs, hospital lobbies, train stations, open-air produce markets, public squares and even people’s living rooms. Recently, a Berlin physician and amateur piano restorer has offered his workshop as a concert venue, creating the Piano Salon Christophori concert series, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Fascinated by this trend, I am now wondering, how far can it go? Where else fresh, unusual, innovative could live classical music pop-up concerts, well, pop up?
Without consideration for financial or legal restrictions, here are a few thoughts:
- In the entryway of a grocery store
- In a laundromat
- In the elevator of an office building
- In the back of a bus
- In a dental office
I’ve started the list, now it’s your turn to add to it. Where would you be tickled to see and hear live classical music performed?
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