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Yuri Temirkanov Makes Another Sexist Comment About Fellow Female Conductors

Yuri Temirkanov Makes Another Sexist Comment >>

A leading maestro in the world of classical, Mr. Yuri Temirkanov has come under scrutiny after he was quoted as saying "I don't like women conductors" yet again (yes, this happened before). In today's progressive world, it might seem like these old-world attitudes are long gone. Perhaps he was misquoted, or taken out-of-context, but he did clarify, "We have different tastes. For example, I don't eat fish." Huh?

Who Next for Minnesota Orchestra (Litton, Petrenko, Heras-Casado)...If Not Osmo Vänskä? >>

As is being reported, it's not yet a done deal for Osmo Vanska to return to the Minnesota Orchestra as music director. But who would be a good choice?

Russian Conductor Vasily Petrenko Says Orchestras “React Better” to Male Conductors >>

Mr. Petrenko is in hot water over his comments about woman conductors.

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