Classical Music As A Device-Free Zone

Anthony Tommasini, of the New York Times, suggests that classical music organizations use their quietude as a selling point: The ‘opportunity awaits to promote classical music as a haven for device-free absorption in live musical performances. The message should be: Here is a chance to turn off your mobile phones, detach from the Internet and let your texts accumulate, so that you can cede control of a sensory experience to composers and performers.’

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