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June 2017 Bagatelles

Steven Isserlis The cellist finds some tactful words for the Brutalist Barbican Centre’s bathrooms. Millenium Falcon Piano “Looks like a giant pendrive [sic],” writes one commenter. We agree. Thibaudet is known for his fashion sense, but we doubt his taste in instruments is quite this avant-garde. #DanielMullerSchott I No offense, but this got us thinking […]

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March Bagatelles

Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Costa Rica This campaign is supposed to get us in the mood for Summer Fun, but doesn’t it kind of look like everybody in these pictures is on the verge of drowning? Karajan I On International Women’s Day, the Berlin Philharmonic decided to honor…Karajan. Karajan II Who, if he was alive today, […]

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April 2017 Bagatelles

Poor and/or unaesthetic art music memes for placeholder teens As we’ve mentioned before, classical music internet humor is undergoing a bit of a renaissance, and Poor and/or unaesthetic art music memes for placeholder teens is one of the newer and funnier entries. “If Einaudi wrote Nixon in China,” the caption reads. We’re always up for […]

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The Best of the Bagatelle

Date 12/22/2016 Classical music social media gave us many funny, cringeworthy, or just plain strange gifts over the course of 2016. Here, we’ve collected some of our favorite Bagatelles of the year from our monthly series. Enjoy, and remember: if you look under the #classicalmusic hashtag, you never know just what might be waiting for […]

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