Saturday, August 03, 2013

OK to take pictures at classical concerts?


My recent piece of over-nuanced sarcasm has been abbreviated on Twitter to ask OK to take pictures at classical concerts? In answer to that question I offer this link to a brief video.

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2 comments:

Pliable said...

Zach England comments on Facebook:

During bows? OK, maybe. While performing? No way. However, if Keith Jarrett is so intent on decorum from his audience he might do well to mind the way he speaks to them.

davidderrick said...

Italian audiences are the worst anyway. The current anything audiences do is OK ideology is based on the received idea that they walked around and talked in the 18th c, and it was OK then, wasn't it, so why not now? Plus ongoing reaction against po-faced Victorianism in such matters. (Which must be the longest-running cultural reaction in human history.) I'm with Jarrett.