Performance at less distance?

A newly released study from the German state of Bavaria, summarized on Norman Lebrecht’s Slipped Disc blog, suggests that wind players can safely perform at reduced distances – 1.5 meters, or about 5 feet – without dispersing potentially infectious aerosol droplets.

“Just the reduction of the lateral distances between the wind instruments would enable us to perform a much larger repertoire again,” says Nikolaus Pont, manager of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra:

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