… doesn’t make someone’s taste right. In this case I think he is very, very wrong.

Yes, women can be conductors. I am not against them conducting. But I simply don’t like it. There are women boxing and weightlifting; they can do that. But I don’t like watching. It is only my taste. We all have different tastes. For example, I don’t eat fish.

—Yuri Temirkanov

I read it here.