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Coronavirus: German conductor Christoph Poppen quarantined in Hong Kong warns live classical music faces losing its audience

Live classical music risks losing its audience if the travel bans and performance restrictions in place for the coronavirus pandemic continue over the longer term, a leading conductor under Hong Kong quarantine has warned.Christoph Poppen, principal guest conductor of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta since 2015, is set to perform without a live audience for the first time in his long career later this month at City Hall.Speaking to the Post while quarantined in a Wan Chai hotel ahead of the concert,…

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