We are 50 % – We want 50 %

”New statistics have shown up the “inexcusable” fact that only 76 classical concerts among 1,445 performed across the world from this year to 2019 include at least one piece by a woman. The figure amounts to about 95% of concerts having music only composed by men. […] The figures, compiled by the project Donne – Women in Music and Drama Musica, also show that a total of 3,524 musical works will be performed at those concerts, and, of those, 3,442 (97.6%) were written by men and only 82 (2.3%) were written by women.”

Read more here (article of The Guardian, 13 June 2018)