Tuning in or turning off: performing emotion and building cosmopolitan solidarity in international music competitions

@inproceedings{McCormick2014TuningIO,
  title={Tuning in or turning off: performing emotion and building cosmopolitan solidarity in international music competitions},
  author={Lisa McCormick},
  year={2014}
}
This article suggests that international classical music competitions are becoming sites of the global cultural public sphere. Like post-traditional festivals, they have previously served as arenas where nations compete for supremacy. But as these events become more globalized, they create opportunities to foster cosmopolitan sociability and cultivate global values. Through a discourse analysis of media coverage and online commentary from a selected case, I examine how difference is constructed… CONTINUE READING