In an interview with Anya Wassenberg for Ludwig Van, the Dutch Waltz King reflects on why so many people keep coming back for more:
‘There is a connection with the audience, I am convinced of the fact that classical music is meant for everybody to enjoy, not just for the elite as some might think. I can see men and women from 0 to 100 at my concerts, and my music seems to unite people too. There are friendships that started years and years ago, and those people still meet — also when I’m not having a concert…’
How many classical performers ever give a thought to what’s going on in the audience? And how it might be developed?
Read on here.