Feminine Fusion

March 30 – April 5, 2019: A Few Of Us, Part 2

Kassia Ensemble

The Kassia Ensemble, with trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden

“When a chamber group has this kind of energy and spark, the result is greater than the sum of its parts, and it’s magical.”  – Melia Watras

 

There is something special about chamber music.  The performers are intricately connected, and they brings a soulfulness and intimacy to the music that is unique.  This week we feature performances from all-female chamber ensembles.

 

A Few Of Us, Part 2

Catherine McMichael:  August Beguine
Kassia Ensemble; Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet
“Rêverie”
Summit Records 743

Antonio Lotti:  Sonata in G Major
Eroica Trio
“Baroque”
EMI Classics 556873

François-Joseph Gossec:  Trio in F Major, Op. 9, No. 3
The Vivaldi Project
“Discovering the Classical String Trio, Vol. 2”
MSR Classics 1622

Bohuslav Martinů:  String Trio No. 2
The Albers Trio
“Albers Trio”
Independent Label

Leoš Janáček:  String Quartet No. 1, “The Kreutzer Sonata”
Cecilia String Quartet
“Amoroso”
Analekta 29984

 

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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