Friday, February 08, 2008

Youth is when you fly economy class

Naxos, which pioneered discs for a fiver, counts every penny. Five-star treatment is a rarity. "In our company, even with conductors, it goes by age. Below 50, you travel economy; above 50, you travel business class; above 60, you can travel first class. That's the way it has to be" -
says Naxos founder Klaus Heymann in an interview in today's Guardian. My photo shows a sub-50 Kyung-Wha Chung and AndrĂ© Previn on a tour flight. But when your net worth reaches £190 million you travel in your own jet.
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