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'Classical Music Can Change The Racial Conscience Of Society,' Says One Conductor

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 2:18pm

'Classical Music Can Change The Racial Conscience Of Society,' Says One Conductor

Conductor Brandon Keith Brown at work. (Courtesy)

Brandon Keith Brown is a classical conductor based in Berlin who’s written about how classical music needs to diversify.

He joins Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley to share his thoughts on racism in the classical music world, how to change it, and how the music of Felix Mendelssohn is helping him through these times of social unrest.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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