Experiencing classical music among the dead in Brooklyn
Catacombs, which were popular in the 18th and 19th centuries, are subterranean spaces where often an entire family was interred. Today, a catacomb in a cemetery in Brooklyn is also a venue for classical music concerts.
Musical performances in Brooklyn cemetery seek to mourn loss while celebrating life
Andrew Ousley is the founder and artistic director of Death of Classical, a nonprofit that produces a series of musical experiences at Green-Wood Cemetery, both outdoors and in the catacombs.
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New York Underground: Experience opera and music in the catacombs of a Brooklyn cemetery
Usually, if you find yourself in a cemetery at night, and you don't work there, you're either trespassing or dead. But for the next few months, you can legally hang out in Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery to sip whiskey and experience live music and opera underground, literally.