Orchestrating change in classical music industry

Global Business

A movement for more inclusivity in the world of classical music is on the rise, as major orchestras continue to overlook female music composers.

In the current 2018-2019 season, only 76 concerts out of more than 1,400 around the world have at least one piece written by a female composer. That means nearly 95 percent of all major concerts will only feature works by male counterparts. CGTN’s Giles Gibson reports.

Gabriella Di Laccio’s initiative recognizes forgotten female composers and spotlights gender inequality in classical music

CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo interviewed Gabriella Di Laccio, an award-winning soprano and the founder of the project DONNE, Women in Music, about bridging gender gap in classical music, and inspiring inclusivity in the industry.