Sex Sells

Libertarian Samizdata points
out that classical music sales are being
boosted by a new class of sexy young musicians
. Of course, the violinist
he points out, Hilary Hahn is more
than just a pretty face, she’s also an amazingly gifted musician. With groups like
Bond and other classical and neo-
classical musicians using a combination of artistry and image, could this be a the
beginning of a new wave in classical music? Perhaps, but at least it might help
turn some people on to good music for a change.