Tag: videos

  • Long-Distance, Online Performances Without the Latency?

    Long-Distance, Online Performances Without the Latency?

    The question has perplexed a lot musicians since the start of social distancing and quarantines: Is it possible to hold an online performance when performers are spread out in remote locations? The presence of latency, or lag, in the video connections makes such collaboration especially difficult. And most video-conferencing platforms (Zoom, Skype, FaceTime) allow only […]

  • Streaming Classical Music Concerts: The Menu Grows

    Streaming Classical Music Concerts: The Menu Grows

    At a recent lunch for news media in New York, Hervé Boissière, the president and founder of the French concert-streaming service Medici.tv, showed off the beta version of his company’s new website. Gone was the old homepage dominated by a ginormous video player, which automatically started playing upon arrival (forcing you frantically reach for the pause button and/or […]

  • Why Spotify and YouTube Are Key to Classical Music’s Future

    Why Spotify and YouTube Are Key to Classical Music’s Future

    Attracting more young people is perhaps the most crucial challenge that the classical music field faces, and if one thing is certain, it’s essential to create low-threshold on-ramps in places where teenagers and millennials already frequent.

  • Daniel Barenboim Drops Some Knowledge in Video Series

    Daniel Barenboim Drops Some Knowledge in Video Series

    For his new video series, the conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim steps off the treadmill of promoting recordings and concerts that many classical musicians find themselves on, and pontificates on some larger topics: politics, culture, society and the inner workings of music. The latest installment centers on the nature of global conflicts.