Further Progress in the Music World for Women

998100_10151995310505837_858321491_n“Mrs Gelb” breaks glass ceiling at Tokyo Opera

Keri-Lynn Wilson, the Canadian-born conductor who is married to the Metropolitan Opera manager, is about to become the first woman to conduct an opera at Tokyo’s New National Theatre.

Japan is not quite up to the pace in gender equality.

The opera Wilson is conducting is Madam Butterfly. Women today, she tells an interviewer ‘generally do not sacrifice their lives to a man in the same way.’

keri-lynn wilson

Question: Why is she referred to as Mrs Gelb in this article and not her own name?

Source: Norman Lebrecht website

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