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"Modern Opera Is Rubbish" - Michael Attenborough


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« on: August 03, 2012, 11:49:09 am »

Michael Attenborough - the talentless son of "Lord" Attenborough - has taken the sole decision to scrap the Almeida Opera Festival.

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“Modern opera studiously avoids anything so old-fashioned as melody or emotion, which seems to me a contradiction of what music is all about.”

said Attenborough.

I searched on the internet to find out what Michael Attenborough has ever achieved in the sphere of the arts... sadly 'accident of birth' was the only thing I could find.

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« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2012, 07:11:34 am »

He is wrong to find the fault in opera specifically. It lies in the attitude of modern youth in general, who are inadequately and improperly educated.
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