He’s been awarded the biggest music prize in Denmark, worth 80,000 Euros.
Rattle’s chief connection with Denmark is pastry or bacon for breakfast. He doesn’t go there much. I often wonder what the point is of giving awards to the remotely rich and famous, except to draw attention to the giver of the awards.
In this case, Denmark.
Which is in the procfess of destroying its Royal Theatre.
Makes no sense at all. If I were Rattle, I would send back the cash in solidarity with Keith Warner and Jakub Hrusa who have quit as heads of the opera.
Will he? We’re not taking any bets.