Overgrown Path to Lebrecht: stop your click bait hypocrisy


Today Norman Lebrecht jumps on the Greta Thunberg bandwagon and calls out the New York Philharmonic for flying to China - see above. In July Lebrecht called out British Airways for the quality of the food served to him on a flight to Shanghai - see below. What surprises me is not that Lebrecht keeps peddling this opportunistic hypocrisy, but that the classical music industry continues to take him seriously.


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Pliable said…
And in the new year Lebrecht travels, presumably by plane, to North America to promote his new book - https://slippedisc.com/2019/12/genius-and-anxiety-is-published-today-in-the-us-and-canada/
Antoine Leboyer said…
Maybe he wants free upgrades next time he flies

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