MOZART (He) would be ‘outraged’ to hear classical music is for the elite

From the archives: Mozart and Verdi would be "outraged" to hear classical music was considered the “exclusive preserve of an educated elite”, Clemency Burton-Hill says.

“Rock stars” of classical music such as Mozart and Verdi would be “outraged” to know their works are considered the “exclusive preserve of an educated elite”, Clemency Burton-Hill has said, as she argues the genre should be for everyone.  Burton-Hill, the new presenter of Radio 3’s breakfast show, said it “breaks her heart a little” to hear people claiming they do not understand classical music.

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