Andrew Lloyd Webber is receiving a special award at this year’s Classical Brits, and Norman Lebrecht is appalled.
“It is not Andrew Lloyd Webber’s mission to challenge the ear and mind. He is not a classical composer by any known measure. He is a popular entertainer of inestimable attainments.” La Scena Musicale 16/04/08
Well said, Norman! Follow the link above for the full article (Norman Lebrecht is always worth a read).