πŸ‘ The new chamber music

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But as online concerts increasingly pop up, and little groups of listeners peer into each other’s homes, it may be that this new method of musical communication, one that allows us to observe the performer at close quarters and then discuss the music with the performer and composer, will remain. In a way, these sorts of events predate the concert hall. They are authentic chamber music β€” from the performer’s chamber direct to yours β€” and they permit a level of engagement and interaction that the concert hall can’t match. They will never match the excitement of a live event with an audience β€” the opera theatre, the jazz club, the rock band in the pub, the outdoor festival β€” but for musicians prepared to reveal more of themselves and audiences keen to watch musicians at work from just a metre or two away, there’s surely no going back. β€’

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