Gillian Moore

In defence of the Southbank Centre

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In last week’s Spectator magazine, Norman Lebrecht accused the Southbank Centre of being a ‘subsidy guzzler in need of privatisation’. Mr Lebrecht has, as he admits, spent the past 30 years complaining about it. Nothing, it seems, will shift his view.

I admit I’m biased, as the Southbank Centre’s director of music.

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