Yesterday’s post examining the ratio of programming between living/deceased, male/female, and ethnicity for the 2017/18 season has generated a good deal of discussion throughout social media. Consequently, I’m curious to know what readers think when it comes to diversity in programming.
In order to help keep things straightforward, please consider the questions within the context of mainstage programming only, so nothing from pop, chamber, etc.
This poll is now closed.
We could easily continue down this rabbit hole by asking about whether orchestras should strive to maintain minimum percentages but those sorts of questions are better served with a more scientific poll.
To that end, I’m curious to know more about what you think. Take a moment to leave your observations in the Facebook comments below.