In 2014, The Classical World Still Can’t Stop Fat-Shaming Women

After a week full of dis­cus­sions about gen­der and the news­room in the U.S., a pile of week­end reviews arrived from Lon­don, cour­tesy of five older male crit­ics writ­ing about an emerg­ing Irish mezzo-soprano named Tara Erraught. Erraught is singing Octa­vian in the Strauss opera Der Rosenkava­lier at the Glyn­de­bourne Fes­ti­val, which opened Sat­ur­day night.”

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