South Bank concerts chief lashes into her audiencemain
Gillian Moore is unhappy at all those misery-guts who spend their concert time finding fault with others, usually other people in the audience.
The woman in the seat behind vigorously poked my friend on the shoulder. ‘You were moving your head up and down during the music,’ she said. ‘You need to learn to behave in concerts, or stay at home!’
The woman in the seat behind had paid for her ticket. The woman she was criticising, a music biz insider, had not.
This is possibly more complicated than it looks.
Gillian wants to introduce courtesy rules in concert halls. Read her rant here. Maybe there should be special rules for people on free tickets. Have your say below.
UPDATE: Here’s a nail-on-the head response.