Chang­ing course

BBC Music Magazine - - The Full Score -

The Royal Opera House is launch­ing two new cour­ses specif­i­cally for women con­duc­tors. A two-day course fo­cussing on bal­let is to take place on 18-19 May, while in July, ac­claimed con­duc­tor Jes­sica Cot­tis will lead a week-long opera course. ‘We hope we will en­cour­age and nur­ture fe­male tal­ent,’ says the ROH’S mu­sic di­rec­tor An­to­nio Pap­pano, ‘as well as se­cure long-term change for the in­dus­try as a whole.’

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