Your Orchestra Needs an Audience? Take It to the Pub
For a little while now, classical musicians have found bars and restaurants welcoming venues for performances of chamber music. Now an esteemed British orchestra is taking its act on a pub crawl, according to a story in London’s Evening Standard.
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, known for its velvety-sounding period-instrument performances, is taking music of the Baroque – including drinking songs by Henry Purcell – on what it’s calling its “Purcell and Pork Scratchings” tour of five pubs in the London area.
Read more: Pint, Pork Scratchings and Purcell in a Classical Music Pub Crawl (ES)