This latest research by Donne – Women in Music has been prepared to get a better understanding of how classical music is responding to the current and very important issue of equality and diversityin concert’s repertoire worldwide. It builds on previous research carried out in 2018/2019 and 2019/2020.

The new results presented here were determined by in-depth analysis of composers’ works scheduled for the 2020-2021 season in 100 orchestras from 27 countries.The results show thatonly 11.45% of the scheduled concerts worldwide included compositions by women. 88.55% included solely compositions written by men.

Read the report here.