A music critic for the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” criticizes Igor Levit – and mixes political and aesthetic categories.
A dispute between German music critics has broken out over the pianist Igor Levit. It reflects all the helplessness that has befallen the profession. When the musical arguments run out, people talk about political views. In the case of Levite, that is easy. He’s always talking about politics. In fact, everything stops when a musical performance is judged under the aspect of whether an artist is against the AfD.