Sunday, February 28, 2016

Mistaken identity

“The viola player Kim Kashkashian won a Grammy [Award] for Best Classical Instrumental Solo,” Norman Lebrecht writes on his Slipped Disc blog. “US mass media got excited,” mistaking Kashkashian, who describes herself as a “middle-aged mother and classical musician,” for pop celebrity Kim Kardashian, whose, um, instrument is not the viola.