Feminine Fusion

S4-13: At the Helm, Part 2

Conductor Eimear Noone

Conductor Eimear Noone

“The best conductors are the best listeners.”  – Tom Service


Let’s take another listen to ensembles being led by some of today’s leading women at the conductor’s podium.  You may be familiar with one or two of the women highlighted today, but most will probably be new to you.  But they are all tremendously talented.


“At the Helm, Part 2”


Greg Edmonson:  Main Theme, Uncharted II
Eímear Noone, conductor
Danish National Symphony Orchestra
“Gaming in Symphony”
EuroArts 880242677013

Jessie Montgomery:  Coincident Dances
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Chicago Sinfonietta
“Project W”
Cedille 90000 185

Mieczslaw Weinberg:  Symphony No. 21, Op. 152 “Kaddish”
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor
Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Kremerata Baltica
“Weinberg: Symphonies No. 2 & 21”
Deutsche Grammophon 4836566

Astor Piazzolla:  Primavera Porteña
Lina Gonzalez-Granados, conductor
Unitas Ensemble; Cuarteto Latinoamericano
Urtext 279

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari:  Suite Veneziana
Ariane Matiakh, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
“Strauss:  Aus Italien, Op. 16 & Wolf-Ferrari: Suite Veneziana”
Capriccio 5344




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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