Why won’t Salzburg hire women conductors?main
The local Nachrichten reports that there is only one woman engaged this summer – Laurence Equilbey – a lone female in a male enclave.
The Vienna Symphony Orchestra, whose incoming music director is Marin Alsop, will be conducted by Jonathan Nott.
The Vienna Philharmonic, which has no problem with women any more, is stuck all summer with male sticks.
The Salzburg Festival has a female president who is blind to gender equality.
The festival is living, as usual, in another century.