Sunday, October 29, 2017

In the News

Sexual harassment has been in the news bigly a lot, ever since the charges against formerly-beloved comedian Bill Cosby came out. And then there was the Access Hollywood tape, the allegations that pushed out Roger Ailes, the allegations that pushed out Bill O'Reilly, and more recently the allegations about Harvey Weinstein, James Toback, and others in the entertainment business.

Classical music isn't immune to this problem. Here are a few articles on the subject:

The same in this field as everywhere else. What's being done to clean up this particular area? What are the unions doing?

1 comment:

oboeinsight.com said...

Sad and not at all surprising. (And one that didn't divulge names certainly didn't have to regarding one individual: sadly his behavior is common knowledge, as I'm sure you know. Sigh.)

I was telling my husband — reminding him, really — about all that I endured early in my career that was just expected and ignored. Unfortunately I still have had to deal with some garbage now, but nothing like back then.