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In the news: Is Classical Music relevant to today’s youth?


Last week, the prestigious Cambridge Union Debating Society at Cambridge University held a debate concerning the relevance of classical music to today’s youth.

BBC Radio 1 DJ Kissy Sell Out debated comedian and writer Stephen Fry.

The idea that classical music is irrelevant to today’s youth was defeated by 365 votes to 57 (with 88 abstentions)

For a full report of classical music’s victory, please read:

http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Education-and-Training/Universities/No-sell-out-as-Fry-wins-classical-music-debate-13052011.htm

The Cambridge Union will be posting a video of the debate in about two weeks.

As soon as it becomes available, the link will be posted on Cultural Cocktail Hour

Posted by on May 17th, 2011

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