Artists' Concert Attire: Can Sexy Be Serious Too? : Slideshow

Some Artists' Looks Mirror the (Gasp!) Pop World, Fueling Worries of Style over Substance

Thursday, August 18, 2011


Joshua Bell Performs an afternoon outreach event at the White House on Nov. 4, 2010. Bell changed into more formal attire of black shirt and trousers for the evening concert at which President Obama spoke.

Rhys Frampton
Scottish Violinist Niccola Benedetti
Christoph Eschenbach frequently wears a Nehru jacket when he conducts
Dario Acosta
Baritone Nathan Gunn opts for a casual look offstage
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Violinist Julia Fischer
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Austrian actor Nicholas Ofczarek, Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and her husband baritone Erwin Schrott in Salzburg, Austria, August 26, 2010.

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Violinist Hahn-Bin favors a flamboyant look on and off stage
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Soprano Danielle de Niesse

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