Feminine Fusion

August 10 – 16: Lead On

Maestra JoAnn Falletta has led the Buffalo Philharmonic for 20 years

Maestra JoAnn Falletta has led the Buffalo Philharmonic for 20 years

“The idea that now there are more and more women conductors is a great sign that women are being seen in leadership roles.” – JoAnn Falletta

 

This week, women who are leading orchestras around the world.  Including a fascinating work require three conductors – and in this performance, they are all women.

 

“Lead On”

Johann Pachelbel:  Canon in D
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic
“Favorite Holiday Classics”
Buffalo Philharmonic

Dmitri Shostakovich:  Nocturne
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor
City of Birmingham Orchestra
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
“Inspiration”
Decca Classics 4832948

Richard Danielpour:  A Child’s Reliquary
Sarah Hicks, conductor
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jamie Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello
“Triple Doubles”
Bridge 9354

Michael Daugherty:  Time Machine
Marin Alsop, Mei-Ann Chen, Laura Jackson – conductors
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
“Route 66”
Naxos 8.559615

 

Run time:  58:29

 

Feminine Fusion highlights the roles of women in classical music.  Host Diane Jones brings you stories and music of the women who create, perform, and inspire.  Produced in the studios at WCNY-FM.

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