Hilary Hahn: How to get more out of music

Hilary Hahn: How to get more out of music


norman lebrecht

September 18, 2014

The celebrated violinist, sidelined at present by injury, has offered some tips to readers in Baltimore on how to accentuate your musical experience, whether as listener or performer.

Hilary should have opened the Baltimore season but is taking longer than expected to recover from a muscle strain.

Read her advice here.

Sample: You don’t need to be a performer in order to dive into the sensory experience of music. Simply get as close as you can to the source of the music. Stick your head between the speakers. Sit in the front row of the balcony right above the stage. 


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  • Milka says:

    Must be a slow day …where would
    one be without these profound insights.

  • Hoping she recovers soon. Thank you for sharing her thoughts.