Look what joys Classic FM, the dumbed-down ABC station for serious music fans yet to discover the far superior, subscriber-supported MBS alternatives, has for its listeners this Saturday:
Yep. That’s right. Three full hours of the ineffably smug Julian Burnside, that veritable human heliograph of virtue signalling, as guest presenter.
What’s the one-time advocate for the likes of Alan Bond and Rose Porteous turned moral arbiter going play? Might this Spectator scribbler make a suggestion?
He should play Mechem; Mechem’s opera Tartuffe, to be precise.
Why? Have a look at the dramatis personae:
Tartuffe, a hypocrite…