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Ep. 35 Elim Chan, Rockstar Orchestra Conductor

The Honesty Pill Podcast

Release Date: 05/25/2022

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Episode 35 of the Honesty Pill Podcast is LIVE!

My guest today is one of the most sought after young orchestral conductors in the classical music scene, Elim Chan.

Here's a pop quiz for you: How many professional, female orchestra conductors can you name right now? Ready...go!

How'd you do? Not so great? Need some help?

I'm going to introduce you to just a few of the industry leading orchestral conductors who happen to be women, and whose names you need to know.

We talk about life in Belgium, what it's like to travel the globe conducting the world's most prominent orchestra, and what rather unusual sport Elim likes to enjoy to wind down after a long week (hint: she's got a slick right hook!)

We also address classical music's long standing gender problem, and what our arts organizations and schools need to be doing about it.

 

Enjoy and Happy Listening!

Chris @ Honesty Pill

The Honesty Pill Podcast is proud to be sponsored by the Yamaha Corporation of America. Thank you, Yamaha!

 

Links

Elim's website: https://www.elimchan.nl/