Philharmonic Bigwig: Male Conductors Are Just Plain Better, Duh

Vasily Petrenko, 37, the principal conductor of the National Youth Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, has royally pissed off many by saying that orchestras "react better when they have a man in front of them" and that "a cute girl on a podium means that musicians think about other things". Dude. » 9/03/13 3:20pm 9/03/13 3:20pm