Jessica Cottis
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

BBC National Orchestra of Wales hosts women's day concert

In classical music, the roles of conductors and composers have traditionally been dominated by men but the BBC National Orchestra of Wales is challenging that.

It is performing a special concert on Sunday to mark International Women's Day, led by conductor Jessica Cottis with music composed by women, and which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Kate Morgan reports.

  • 06 Mar 2015
  • From the section Wales
Go to next video: Female conductor awaits Proms finale