Curious State
Curious State
Dec 13, 2022
Why is classical music so timeless? | feat. Benjamin Zander
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In 2021, the top three classical musicians on Spotify—Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart—were streamed 19.2 million times a month in 2021, which together would have earned them over $852,000. How is it that songs hundreds of years old are still being listened to? What is it about classical music that makes it so timeless?

Benjamin Zander, conductor of the Boston Philharmonic, shares his passion for the love that classical music generates.

To learn more about Ben and access his incredible library of free classical music resources, visit


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