Go ahead quote me

Lang Lang.
Lang Lang.
Tiga.
Tiga.
Wes Bentley.
Wes Bentley.

We all accept, even enjoy, the way sports stars or Hollywood actors behave. I want to show that classical can be cool and fun too. Is that so bad?

PIANIST LANG LANG on critics of his showmanship and extroverted playing


Real DJ-ing is about something that can't be packaged or replicated - it's about timing. It's like stand-up comedy: You're only as good as the connections you make and the speed with which you make them.

TECHNO MUSICIAN TIGA


I have no problem with nudity or other people's nudity. It's just a body.

ACTOR WES BENTLEY

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 12, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe