A question of balance

'According to data on US orchestras compiled by the International Association of Women Conductors (IAWC), 22 out of 270 music directors of C level orchestras - below a $1m (£505,000) annual budget - are women. At the top end of the spectrum, Marin Alsop and JoAnn Falletta are the only female music directors of the 38 orchestras that have a budget of more than $10m per annum. '

From Baton of the sexes in today’s Guardian, now read how the BBC Proms lack the eternal feminine
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