Music & Culture
Analyzing Cultural Dynamics: On Safeguarding Classical Music Orchestras
In what way do an age structure with a disproportionate number of elderly classical-music listeners and a potential future decrease in size of the classical-music audience threaten the existence of orchestras?
What are the leverage points for safeguarding the classical-music orchestras in the long run?
Exploring the current situation with respect to …
Presenting the underlying causes for the age structure of the classical-music audience:
Developing a simulation model:
Communicating and implementing results:
Significant decrease of the classical-music audience over the next 30 years projected
Three main directions of impact identified:
Need for action clearly communicated (e.g. via associations and councils, by contributing articles to journals/magazines and radio broadcasts)