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Classic FM Drive with John Brunning 5pm - 7pm
11 September 2017, 16:40
You were born in the 1990s, and you have literally no time for classical music. But we want to know why...
Classical people don’t get Snapchat
Bach strongly disagrees.
Also, you can’t gram a concert hall.
The Royal Albert Hall wonders if you could repeat that?
It’s long and requires a long attention span, which is something silly millennials are not familiar with
Ryan is offended by this assumption.
Classical is all on CDs
*Ahem* we beg to differ.
There was never any gossip in the composer world
Brahms and Clara S. this isn’t true. Robert S. also knows.
Tay-Tay and Kanye: eat your heart out.
It’s boring to watch live because everyone is dressed in black
Yuja Wang wants you to consult her wardrobe again.
You can’t Google the names of pieces
To be fair... there is some truth in this. *Googles ‘sad violin song’*
There’s no beat to classical music
Mahler is rolling in his grave.
All classical music is quiet and sleepy
Mahler just surfaced from his grave.
There are no cool remixes in classical
Afro-Venezuelan remixer Joachim is here to show you that’s not true:
There’s never any WiFi in a concert hall
Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall has no time for this fake news.
You can’t abbreviate anything like ROFL or LMAO
D.S. knows this is B.S.
Concert halls are no place for flat whites or leaf-decorated lattes
Bach wrote his Coffee Cantata in preparation for this moment.
All the composers use the black & white filter in their photos
Brahms can’t believe you just said that.
There’s no place for hipster specs in classical music
Shostakovich knows he had these rims way before 2017.
There’s no place for emojis either
These instruments know they deserve more attention.
There's no one good-looking in classical
Eric is mightily offended.
There you have it: conclusive proof that millennials hate classical music. And if you don’t believe us... go meme it or something.