pura musica is dedicated to promoting women in traditionally male-dominated fields: conducting and composition.
Female conductors are consistently subjected to pejorative stereotypes, from small hands and heavy batons to flippy hairstyles and sagging hemlines on the podium, to “Stop trying. There are no female conductors.”
We don’t stop. We make it happen. Because there are plenty.
For women conductors and composers, it’s never been a question of talent. It is a question of opportunity.
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