Feminine Fusion

March 23-29, 2019: On The Podium

Conductor Anu Tali

Conductor Anu Tali

“Frequently women tell me that they feel empowered and can relate very directly with a woman conducting.” – Marin Alsop


This week, an encore program for you.

More and more women are taking up the baton and stepping onto the podium to lead orchestras around the world.  Season 3 of Feminine Fusion opens with just some of these talented conductors showing their skills.


Ascending the Podium


Joan Tower:  Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, No. 4
Colorado Symphony Orchestra;
Marin Alsop, conductor
“Fanfares for the Uncommon Woman”
Koch International 7469

Antonio Vivaldi, trans. by Franck Krawzcyk:  Winter, from The Four Seasons
Les Monts du Reuil; Accentus;
Laurence Equilbey, conductor
“Accentus: Transcriptions 2”
Naive V5048

J. S. Bach:  Cantata: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51
Le Concert d’Astrée;
Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor
“Bach Cantats BWV 51, 82a & 199”
Erato 5193142

Arvid Kleven:  The Sleeping Forest
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra;
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
BIS 1542

Felix Mendelssohn:  Piano Concerto in A Minor
Vestards Šimkus, piano;
Kremerata Baltica; Anu Tali, conductor
“Mīļais Mendelsons un mēs. Live from Kremerata Baltica festival in Sigulda and Riga”
Baltic Records 195


Run time:  58:34


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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