News 2015

News 2015: (US) Art Seek Article: " First Of Its Kind: An Institute for Female Opera Conductors" (by Bill Zeeble, 03 Dec 2015)

Contributed by admin on Dec 07, 2015

"In a banner year of three new works from the Dallas Opera, the company this week launched a different kind of premiere: a week-long Institute for Women Conductors. This school may be the only one of its kind in the world. ....

“If you get on the podium in a master class with all males,” Gethin explains, “before you even lay the baton down for the first beat, they’ve already pigeon- holed you as the female conductor. Whereas when we sit down here it becomes more about the music and about the score. At least that’s how I hope it’s seen.” ..."

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