Who are you calling MOR?
Monday's Independent ran an attack on the Royal Festival Hall's programme. Here, the South Bank Centre's chief executive, Michael Lynch, hits back
What a narrow view Annette Morreau takes of the Royal Festival Hall ("Is the RFH too MOR?").
The South Bank is the best centre for the arts in the world because of the very diversity of its programme which Annette Morreau denigrates. The Royal Festival Hall has always presented a wide-ranging programme – just as much Sinatra and Hendrix as Stravinsky and Toscanini. There continues to be a place for Meltdown, La Linea, and the London Jazz Festival. We present the occasional musical, and ballet will be returning at Christmas. click for more