David Garrett’s goal: Pull rock fans into the classical world
By Elysa Gardner, USA TODAY
For many classical musicians and fans, the term “crossover” evokes images of slickly marketed acts plying pop audiences with pompous pabulum. But German-born violinist David Garrett embraces the c-word as heartily as others shun it.
“Crossover music is a wonderful way for classical artists to reach out to new audiences,” Garrett says. “But your goal must be to bring those people back into your own world.” (read more)