“Corruption scandals sully the LPO and the Salzburg Festival,” reads the headline to Charlotte Higgins’ latest article for The Guardian (UK). More than a few impressarios and managers must be starting to ask questions about the ease with which musical festivals and organizations are being looted.
The London Evening Standard reports on a scandal in the LPO’s head office: its finance boss allegedly siphoned off over half a million pounds. Ouch. (Hat tip: Jessica Duchen)
UPDATE: Jessica Duchen has a few things to say about the scandal.