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Music

A sonic masterclass: the Silesian String Quartet at Wigmore Hall reviewed

20 July 2019

9:00 AM

20 July 2019

9:00 AM

Of all the daft notions about the classical music business, the daftest is that it’s
a business at all. Seriously: an industry that’s structured to make a loss, unable to survive without subsidy? If you enjoy conspiracy theories, classical music’s façade of white-tied affluence, combined with fading memories of Herbert von Karajan’s private jet, might imply the existence of some vast global musical-industrial complex.

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