The young US conductor Melissa Panlasigui has been conducting Government-funded research in Berlin on the advancement of women in Germany’s 129 professional orchestras.
The results are not encouraging.
Between 2000 and 2019 the number of general music directors who are women rose from 2 to 5.
On the boards of these orchestras, women hold just 29 percent of the seats.
Read Melissa’s work in progress here.