Women will soon be majority in German orchestrasmain
The proportion of women in German orchestras has risen to 41 percent, according to the latest stats from the sector association, DOV.
That’s up from just 6 percent in 1971.
Among 129 fulltime orchestras, 14 are already more than 50 percent women.
The DOV head Gerald Mertens says: ‘In the foreseeable future, women will predominate.’