Archives of Art Wide Open

With a wink. Requires a sense for sarcasm and a sense of humor.

The glow of an artist

We live in a world in which if you’re not active on social media, you’re basically not existing. The more you post, the more you live. Posting only occasionally means for many you’re probably living an uninteresting life so you have nothing worth to share. It gets even more tricky if you’re a musician (ideally […]
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Tempo of life & music

Life is getting faster and faster. At least it feels like this. The reasons are obvious: Constant shortening of travel times Technological inventions that make communication quicker Increased computing power, which allows us to do more things at once All that surely makes life feel quicker. Some people hate it, some love it. Some see it positive, some negative. C’est […]
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Why so serious?

Let’s put it straight. This, what an ordinary man on the street thinks about classical music people, is true. They are not relaxed and their sense of humor is very limited. Generally speaking of course, because I know many classical musicians that are fun. Well, not so many, but some! They exist! And those have […]
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Brace yourself and enjoy the ride!

We were totally green. Like broccoli. Inexperienced and naïve. Completely clueless what the real classical music world means. Like… most of you! Full of trust in the higher values and purity of arts, our business-innocence-level was childishly high. That was the year 2010. The doors started to open massively. Ingolf had just shaken the musical […]
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