Feminine Fusion

S08 Ep27: Looking North, Part 4

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“I see music as a force of nature that can flood over a person and even change entire destinies.”  – Outi Tarkiainen


Let’s step out and take a trip around the world, to hear what’s going on with women in classical music.  Their inspiration comes from their homes, their hearts, and their travels.  So this week we travel North – even into the Arctic circle!


“Looking North, Part 4”

Edvard Grieg, arr. Ben Palmer: Last Spring, Op. 33, No. 2
Eldbjørg Hemsing, violin
Arctic Philharmonic; Christian Kluxen, conductor
Sony Classical 19439936082

Ylva Q Arkvic:  No Comment
Johannes Thorell, alto saxophone; Magnus Sköld, piano
Nosag 239

Cecilia Damström: Cura
Pekka Kuusisto, violin; Joonas Ahonen, piano
“Symmetria Pario: Creation”
Yarlung Records 84165

Outi Tarkiainen: The Earth, Spring’s Daughter (excerpts)
Virpi Räisänen,mezzo-soprano
Lapland Chamber Orchestra; John Storgårds, conductor
“The Earth, Spring’s Daughter/Saivo”
Ondine Records 1353

Victoria Borisova-Ollas: Before the Mountains Were Born (excerpts)
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Martyn Brabbins, conductor
BIS 2288




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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