Montreal Women's Symphony (May 2012 Encore)

In the Field

In part two of this episode. The story of Ethel Stark and the Montreal Women's Symphony Orchestra . In 1940 ,the same year that Quebec women got the vote , the celebrated violinist and conductor pulled together a rag-tag group of women who loved to play music. Within months, she conducted their first concert on the top of Montreal's Mount Royal. Just 7 years later they were at Carnegie Hall.

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