Sunday, March 02, 2008

Links - Korea and England

From my brother comes an article about the recent New York Phil performance in North Korea, and the use of music generally as a diplomatic tool.

And from my father comes an article about the first female assistant conductor of the oldest orchestra in Britain, and, says the article, the first woman to hold "such a position in the country." It is not clear whether this means the first woman to get a two-year contract, or the first assistant conductor, but either way, what year are we in? The wheels of change sure do move slowly. And yet people still sit around and debate whether sexism exists in regard to conductors.

No comments:

Post a Comment