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It Wasn't Teatime

Ethel Stark edit.jpgIn the bad old days - and they weren't very long ago - women were barred from playing in professional orchestras. But back in 1940, the talented and daring Ethel Stark founded The Montreal Women's Symphony Orchestra, which eventually became the first-ever Canadian orchestra to play Carnegie Hall.

Produced by David Gutnick for CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition.

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