2018-19 Season: By The Numbers

2018-19 Season: By The Numbers

The end of summer marks the beginning of a new orchestral season. As in past years, it’s time look at what the top American orchestras have planned for the coming year. I was especially wanted to see if the recent national and international conversations about women and representation had any influence on artistic decisions — or if those discussions fell on deaf ears. (I’ll be comparing data side by side below, but you can also find the full report from last year here.) We looked at the season programming for the 21 American orchestras with the largest operating budgets.* The information…