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February 2021

The Atlantic: “Can Classical Music Make a Comeback?”

February 13, 2021


By JONATHAN GHARRAIE. This article was published online on February 13, 2021. It appears in the March, 2021 issue of the publication.

Her innovative work won her a Pulitzer Prize at age 30. She’s collaborate with Kanye and Nas. What does her success mean for the long-suffering genre?

“I started on a 64th-size violin,” she recalls. Shaw fell in love with classical music—singing in a church choir and watching Amadeus over and over. She had a Lisa Loeb tape and a passing acquaintance with 4 Non Blondes, but by middle school, classical music was key to her identity.

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