Pursuant to the summer of listening to music by women, a list of female conductors (including Victoria’s own Tania Miller).
To paraphrase a friend of mine: I don’t think that Mike / Jerry / Robert are assholes – but sometimes they rhyme with assholes on the internet. And this is a problem, and they need to get better – both the articles linked above discuss how to do that better than I can.
Speaking for myself, Mike’s post is enough, this time. Just enough. The dimensional space for sounding less like assholes on the internet is huge: I really, really, really hope that they explore it.