Merkel sends flowers to Bayreuth conductor

Merkel sends flowers to Bayreuth conductor


norman lebrecht

July 26, 2021

Oksana Lyniv is posing this morning at Bayreuth with her bouquet from the Chancellor.

According to DW Culture: German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced her pleasure at the fact that a woman stood behind the conductor’s podium at the prestigious Bayreuther Festspiele – Bayreuth Festival for the first time in 145 years.


  • guglhupf says:


  • Gustavo says:

    Looks like the current poll result.

    A pretty mixed bouquet against a dark green background.

  • Gustavo says:

    She will go down in the annals as Grace Bumbry did in 1961.

  • Anon says:

    This is just lovely! Women supporting other women – wonderful! Thank you for sharing this!

  • Player says:

    Nice touch.

  • DanceTrio says:

    Oh, some “nice” comments from a Jealous Patriarchy Group in denial. How wonderful of you to remain in this ignorant bliss.