Michael Dervan on electronic music’s place in the classical mainstream

Reviewing three electronic music festivals in Ireland for the Irish Times, Michael Dervan highlights how the genre deserves inclusion in the classical mainstream:

Electronic music is everywhere in the 21st century, but it’s still well away from the classical mainstream. Even the peaks are unlikely to have impinged on the vast majority of concert-goers. The lovers of Bach and Handel, Brahms and Beethoven, Stravinsky and Shostakovich can all get on very nicely, thank you, without ever bothering about the world of electronics.

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