One for the boys


Equality is a recurring theme On An Overgrown Path. So it was good to see the fine young conductor Ivan Volkov pulling out of his Edinburgh concert this week due to 'impending fatherhood', and being replaced by the excellent Susanna Mälkki. Slightly disturbing, though, that the main work in the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's programme was Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex.

Find Oedipus Rex, and a lot more Stravinsky here.
Image of Antigone Leads Oedipus out of Thebes by Charles Francois Jalabeat from Wikipedia. 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

Comments

Recent popular posts

A street cat named Aleppo

Soundtrack for a porn movie

Classical music must not cease from exploration

The Berlin Philharmonic's darkest hour

Wake up and listen to the music

Why cats hate Mahler symphonies

Nada Brahma - Sound is God

Untold story of the counterculture's Islamic connection

Will this attract young audiences? - discuss

Revisiting the Master Musicians