Read This: Brexit, Bernstein, and Classical Music in Germany

First in a new series of posts: interesting classical music-related content I’ve read over the past few days.

Guardian: British cultural leaders fear the end of free movement

“Those creative leaders who took part, including the revered dancers and ballet company directors Tamara Rojo and Akram Khan, along with Alistair Spalding, artistic director of Sadler’s Wells, and Alex Beard, head of the Royal Opera House, spoke with almost one voice, with 46 out of 50 saying a hard Brexit that ended free movement would have a negative or even devastating impact.”

FT: Why Germany is classical music’s superpower

The home of Bach and Beethoven was always going to have an advantage, but politics has played its part too

FT: Who was Leonard Berstein?

On the great musician’s centenary, Richard Fairman reflects on his wide-ranging genius.

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