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Virago Orchestra comes down to Antwerp again

Mark 30 September in your calendar, because on that day you can enjoy Antwerp Women in Concert at Schouwburg Noord in Merksem. Inspirer Eline Cote and the Virago Orchestra will once again provide an all-female line-up. 

In 2020, as part of her graduation project at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp, double bass player Eline Cote founded the Virago Orchestra: a 90-piece orchestra consisting entirely of female musicians and performing only music by female composers. Her thesis on sexism in the world of classical music gave her the idea.

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March 8: International women’s day

No room for any big celebrations today. The contrast with last year’s international women’s day couldn’t have been bigger.
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