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A Celebration of Women in Classical Music for #IWD2018

Clockwise from top left: Hildegaard von Bingen, Julie d'Aubigny, Marian Anderson, Barbara Hannigan, Caroline Shaw, Florence Price, Marie Bigot.
Clockwise from top left: Hildegaard von Bingen, Julie d'Aubigny, Marian Anderson, Barbara Hannigan, Caroline Shaw, Florence Price, Marie Bigot.

March 8 is International Women's Day. Classical music is a field with a pretty thick glass ceiling, so we spent the day highlighting the women who have chipped away at it. Here are just a few of the incredible women - past and present - who make great music, and who make music great.

What follows is a collection of our tweets throughout the day. To see the full thread as it appeared on twitter, visit our feed.

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Kendall Todd is the Content Manager for GBH Music.