Classical Music Has Thrived In D/Recessions Past. This Time?

“Early soundings show strong responses in Europe and Asia, more cautious ones in the U.S. At London’s Barbican Centre, home of the London Symphony Orchestra and a Great Performers series, classical attendances were up 4 percent in the financial year just ended and gross box-office receipts in the current year were 11.2 percent above the 2008 mark, the arts center said.”