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An Advocate for Classical Music and Women – The New York Times

An interview with Gillian Moore, the music director of London’s Southbank Center. In Gillian’s agenda there is the promotion of contemporary classical music, as well as female composers and conductors. Read more here  

Music Critic: Mirga ‘Needs to Find Her Inner Man’ – Slipped Disc

This article describes the controversial comments of a Telegraph’s music critic reflecting on Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s opening year as music director in Birmingham saying that she ‘needs to find her inner man’. Read more  

Women Can’t Be Conductors and Here Are All The Reasons Why – Classic FM

A witty blog post that states reasons that refute the argument that women can’t be conductors. Read more here

Six Women Make the Cut for Elite Conducting Course – Slipped Disc

Out of 156 applicants, six women have been selected for the elite Dallas Opera’s course: Elizabeth Askren (USA), Mihaela Cesa-Goje (Romania), Alexandra Cravero (France), Tianyi Lu (New Zealand), Chaowen Ting (Taiwan), and Zoe Zeniodi (Greece). Find out more at http://slippedisc.com/2016/06/six-women-make-the-cut-for-elite-conducting-course/