Sheku’s has a remarkable talent. Of course, it is right that his development continues. Competitions are not there to unleash fully-fledged performers onto the world stage. They are there to highlight the amazing talent this country produces, something which serves to underline how important classical music remains in our culture and our education system.
Television is throwaway, but the demands we have of it are considerable. The people meeting those demands with towering achievements are often overlooked by those of us staring at the TV screen. It’s time for those people to step into the limelight.