Classic FM, which loves lists as much as it loves music, has put out a list of top 10 women conductors.
Here are some of the pacemakers it overlooked. Most have achieved major career leaps in the past year. Click on links below to read the latest news.
1 Elim Chan, Antwerp Symphony
2 Speranza Scapucci, Opera Liege
3 Karina Canellakis, Netherlands Radio
4 Anu Tali, Nordic Symphony
5 Han-na Chang, Trondheim Symphony
6 Joana Carneiro, Berkeley Symphony
7 Nathalie Stutzmann, Kristiansand Symphony
8 Gemma New, Hamilton Philharmonic
9 Joanna Mallwitz, Nuremberg
10 Oksana Lyniv, Graz Oper
And more besides.
The ClassicFM list includes Mirga, Simone Young, Susanna Mälkki, Marin Aslop and Xian Zhang. The rest are less topical.