Vienna Philharmonic comes full circle

My recent article Anti-Semitism comes full circle generated a lot of interest. So here, with thanks to a regular reader, is a link to another thought provoking article about the Vienna Philharmonic -Tokenism and Firings . This is just one of several important articles on the website of William Osborne, a site that promotes inclusiveness of race, religion and gender in the classical music community. Need I say more?

And don't let's pretend the problem is confined to distant Vienna - read here about the UK and the US.
My photo, from William Osborne's website, shows a New York protest against the Vienna Philharmonic's equality policies outside Carnegie Hall in 1997. Any copyrighted material on these pages is included as "fair use", for the purpose of study, review or critical analysis only, and will be removed at the request of copyright owner(s). Report broken links, missing images and other errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk

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Unknown said…
I got really impressed with the second or the given link article i.e. Tokenism and Firing. As I respect women and their right it was very fascinating to me. Thank you for providing such an article.

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