In part one of our feature, classical music professionals talk about their jobs, backgrounds and vital tips on how to get ahead
Soloists at the Proms perform in front of a live audience of 6,000 people, and thousands more on radio, TV and online. How do musicians deal with nerves when playing to large audiences in public?
La Monte Young has a different relationship to time from the rest of us. His music goes on for a long time — that’s objectively true, and it feels even longer if, like many people, you find it boring.
“I feel like music training lead to the high-speed legacy of Google for me.”- Larry Page, CEO
The phrase ”to suffer for one’s art” is a bit of a cliche nowadays, but go back 300 years and there would be many a young boy who could tell you in gruesome, graphic detail exactly what it meant.