Friday, September 25, 2015

9 Classical Musician Program Bios That Aren't Terrible

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The Independent newspaper in London recently asked why classical musician biographies are so numbingly dull. Noting that these articles that appear in Playbills are usually formulaic lists of past and future performance dates, the piece demanded more interesting, personalized prose.
However, some performers are already writing more creatively about themselves, including the following nine, who share a quite a bit of personality in their texts. Read