Musique au Feminin

Chaque Janvier , Bachtrack publie des statistiques annuelles .

“In 2014, we listed over 25,000 events cementing our position as the No.1 site for classical events. This enables us to see trends in concert halls worldwide. Where are the women?

In terms of the classical gender gap, the bright news for 2014 came not from the stats, but from the appointment of Judith Weir as Master of the Queen’s Music, confirmed in July. In the list of top conductors, only 5 feature in the top 150. Composer-wise, you have to delve to #260 to reach the fifth female composer (Sally Beamish). At English National Opera, two female conductors made a strong impression: Joana Carneiro (The Gospel According to the Other Mary) and Keri-Lynn Wilson (The Girl of the Golden West).

Perhaps the operatic front looks brighter…”