On Your Mark!

September 25, 2011

Iain Burnside discusses the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition, and the problem of music competitions in general.

Advertisements

One Response to “On Your Mark!”

  1. “Can singing Schubert be a competitive sport?” In a Monty Python sketch, I think so. My art song teacher has a permanent sign on her studio door; it was the famous “Never teach a pig to sign. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.” Inside, there was another: “Competitions are for horses.”

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s