Monday, April 18, 2011

Casting a spell over the BBC


Last week I linked to an article in which Norman Lebrecht claimed credit for bringing Iranian born harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani to the 2011 BBC Proms. Now a reader has pointed out that in the article not only did Lebrecht misspell Esfahani's name, but he also failed to acknowledge and correct the error when it was reported. I should be surprised that the BBC continues to use Lebrecht as their independent expert on classical music. But I am not.

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1 comment:

Pliable said...

Credit to the BBC, they have linked to this post -

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007v097/buzz