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Learning Tricks from Expert Maestros
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 22 November 2002 - ELLEN KOHLHAAS ...This is a man's domain and a woman conductor is still an unusual sight for orchestra and public. "Although I do not feel exotic myself as a person, the orchestra puts a sharper focus on a woman on the rostrum that on a man...

Newspaper Article (Anadolu Ajansi 12.03.2011)
The conductor Lisa Xanthopoulou has enchanted music lovers. As a woman in a male-dominated profession, she has encountered many difficulties and has been able to succeed only with a great deal of work......Music lovers gave them a standing ovation.

Interview with Lisa Xanthopoulou, Coblenz, 25 May 2006
...Actually, conducting is a matter of co-ordination and of service – the conductor serves the orchestra. He is not the powerful tyrant so often portrayed. But the myth persists. And it transforms itself: if someone today were to trample on an orchestra like Furtwängler, I believe few would choose him as a principal conductor. The attitude of the orchestra has changed.

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