A musical talent

Conductor Karin Ben-Yosef stands out in the Israeli conducting scene, but says gender was never an obstacle.

Karin Ben-Yosef
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When 57-year-old Marin Alsop became the first woman to conduct the fabled Last Night of the Proms concert in London last summer, the issue of women conducting orchestras became the subject of public discourse. But that issue seems to pose no difficulty to 33-year-old Karin Ben- Yosef.

Ben-Yosef says she has not encountered any gender-related obstacles to her professional endeavors thus far.

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