Monthly Archives: July 2013

115-year-old news

I read this 115-year-old article over a year ago, which makes this very old news; but there’s a passage in it I want to talk about.  Here’s the citation: “Brahms.”  Ernest Walker.  Proceedings of the Musical Association , 25th Sess., (1898 … Continue reading

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let’s all go to the opera

It’s 2013, but women are still nauseatingly underrepresented on podiums.  In this season’s schedule at the Metropolitan Opera, the only female conductor listed is Jane Glover, conducting The Magic Flute.  The production is also special because the director is a woman, one of … Continue reading

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