If all artists got up on their hind legs and started saying they won't perform unless everything is perfect, there would be very few concerts indeed. What do you think? Valiant protest against bad music, or vain posturing?
There is something profoundly venerable about an artist who is not afraid to speak up. Krystian Zimerman spoke out against President Obama intention to press ahead with George W.'s plans to install a missile-defense shield in Poland.