Stephen Sondheim Blasts Lady Gaga's "Sound Of Music" Performance: "It Was A Travesty"

We were big fans of Lady Gaga's performance at the Oscars last month, but legendary composer Stephen Sondheim definitely wasn't.

Speaking with The Times of London, Sondheim called Mother Monster's Sound of Music medley "a travesty."

"It was ridiculous, as it would be from any singer who treats that music in semi-operatic style," he said. "She had no relationship to what she was singing. What people liked was her versatility."

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Sondheim confessed his partner, Jeff Romley, is loves Gaga's music, but insists he "does not share his taste for contemporary pop music."

There goes our dream of Gaga in Gypsy.

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Sondheim also revealed he's working on a new musical, All Together Now, with playwright David Ives.

“It's coming along slowly…. If I’m lucky I’ll finish it," he explained. "I don’t see it as my final piece, but there can’t be that many left. It takes a long time to write them.”

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