Poll: 34 percent of Czechs never saw classical music concert

Some 34 percent of Czechs never attended a concert of classical music although up to 70 percent of them consider such events to be part of their general cultural background, according to a new poll by the STEM/MARK agency for the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra released on Wednesday. Most people said they did not have time to attend such concerts. The survey also suggests that only around 17 percent of Czechs play a musical instrument.

Author: Jan Richter