Jessica Duchen's Classical Music Blog. Music and writing in London, UK.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
These days a classical concert could be the least "elitist" evening out in town
My latest column for Amati.com, entitled "Dress-Down Sigh Day", is a little about what people wear to the theatre, but also a lot about the way Britain (well, London) has changed recently, while the populist rhetoric about "elitism" hasn't kept pace with reality, let alone prices. Starting points: UKIP's 2010 manifesto, "Taragate" and a glorious outfit that a guy at the ballet was wearing the other day. Read it here.