Creative Careers Episode 15: Nicole Paiement, Conductor

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Women are beginning to take charge of the opera and orchestra worlds one podium at a time. Today’s guest is one of the incredible women who has made a name for herself in opera. 

Nicole Paiement has her own opera company, Opera Parallèle, and she is the first female to be appointed a Principal Guest Conductor of a major opera company. She teaches and leads at the Institute for Women Conductors and guest conducts all over the world. 

In today’s episode you'll hear about each of her big projects and find out how she manages to balance her busy schedule.