PBS NewsHour

Why we should think differently about classical music

Clip: 02/19/2019 | 2m 36s Video has closed captioning.

Musician and critic Jennifer Gersten wants us to transform the way we think about classical music. Perceived by many as “inaccessible, elitist, incomprehensible,” the genre is often marketed by producers and performers primarily as relaxing. Gersten shares her humble opinion on why that characterization is selling classical music short.

Aired: 02/19/19

Rating: NR

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