What Childish Gambino can teach classical music: pianist Alexis Ffrench on his duty to ‘change the narrative’

//What Childish Gambino can teach classical music: pianist Alexis Ffrench on his duty to ‘change the narrative’

What Childish Gambino can teach classical music: pianist Alexis Ffrench on his duty to ‘change the narrative’

A rising black star in the overwhelmingly white world of classical music, British composer and pianist Alexis Ffrench is on a mission “to change the narrative” that the genre is stuffy and outdated.The 48-year-old, who is set to release his next album, “Dreamland”, in March, is trying to counter what he sees as a false perception by using his fresh take on the music and growing status to reach new audiences.Ffrench’s 2018 hit record “Evolution” propelled him to wider recognition after topping…

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