Porgy and Stress – A Conductor’s Opera

By Rory Winston Shocking. Controversial. Disturbing– words with fluctuating values. Depending on the context, these adjectives can mean anything from offensive and questionable to arresting and substantial. Heard on TV news, they’re the perfect lead-in for an investigative report or exposé. As a blurb on a blockbuster film’s billboard, they’re mere hype. As part of…