Classical orchestras are killing themselves off

August 6, 2021

Classical orchestras are killing themselves off.

Denis Prager Show: the left has ended blind auditions for orchestra members in order to make it racist.

Classical Music's Suicide Pact (Part 1) - Succumbing to specious charges of racism, America's orchestras, opera companies, and conductors are abandoning the Western canon, by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal, Summer 2021.

Classical Music’s Suicide Pact (Part 2) - Succumbing to specious charges of racism, America’s orchestras, opera companies, and conductors are abandoning the Western canon, by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal, Summer 2021:
 
Classics professors have been mute before calls to eliminate their entire field if it cannot be purged of its alleged racism and misogyny. Every humanities subject is being hollowed out with similar charges. Under the logic of the current moment, any tradition that comes out of Europe is racist because its contributors will have been overwhelmingly white. It matters not that the demographics of Europe until the last 50 years made that racial composition inevitable. Balinese gamelan music, the Chinese opera, Indian classical music, and the Nigerian talking drum have been as racially monolithic, without falling afoul of the diversity monitors. Only Western civilization is under attack for its traditional racial homogeneity.
 
The poisoning of classical music is heartbreaking enough. But unless more people fight back against the race war and defend our inheritance, we are going to cancel both a country and a culture....
 
The Baltimore Symphony has fired their female first flute of 33 years over her social media posts. She reportedly is a Chinabug skeptic and has opposed BLM and Soros, among other "sins."