Feminine Fusion

June 22-28: Looking West

Compass West

“Playing lifts you out of yourself into a delirious place.” Jacqueline du Pré

We’ve traveled north, south, and east.  Now let’s head west, to Europe, and the rich array of classical music coming from Europe.


“Looking West”


Mozart:  Deh vieni, non tardar (from Marriage of Figaro)
Edita Gruberová, soprano
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra; Raymond Leppard, conductor
“Bastien & Bastienne”
Sony Classical 45855

Judith Bingham:  Water Lilies
Joyful Company of Singers: Peter Broadbent, conductor
“A Garland for Linda”
Angel/EMI 56961

Franz Schubert:  Impromptu No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 90
Maria João Pires, piano
Deutsche Grammophon 457550

Bruce Dessner:  Haven
Katia & Marielle Labèque, pianos
David Chalmin & Bruce Dessner, guitars
“El Chan”
Deutsche Grammophon 4818097

Paul McCartney:  Tuesday
Andrea Quinn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
“Working Classical”
Angel/EMI 56897

Mieczsław Weinberg:  Symphony No. 2, Op. 30
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor
Kremerata Baltica
“Weinberg: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 21 ‘Kaddish'”
Deutsche Grammophon 4836566


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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