Equality crawl: First woman to head Vienna music faculty in 198 yearsmain
The announcement that Regula Rapp will take over in October as Rector of the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien (est. 1817) has provoked a round of Viennese self-congratulation. See, we’re just as equal now as anywhere else….
Regula Rapp, 53, was an outside candidate, a German who has been head of the Hochschule für Alte Musik in Basle and latterly of the Stuttgart Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst.