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Embracing classical music's potential for 'sonic salvation'

Clip: 03/09/2019 | 6m 6s Video has closed captioning.

Classical is a music genre hampered by a tendency to exclude or intimidate newcomers. But Clemency Burton-Hill, creative director at WQXR, a public classical radio station serving New York, wants to change that. An evangelist for art that leaves her “wonderstruck” but is limited by “barriers to entry,” Burton-Hill sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss music and her new book, “Year of Wonder.”

Aired: 03/09/19

Rating: NR

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