Feminine Fusion

S4-32: Women of Color: Leaders, Part 2

Maestra Sonia Marie De León de Vega

Maestra Sonia Marie De León de Vega


“Believe in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path.”  – Soledad O’Brien


This week we highlight women leading the way, overcoming both racial and gender bias, to achieve success in the classical music world.


“Women of Color: Leaders, Part 2”

Jessie Montgomery: Break Away (excerpts)
“Strum: Music for Strings”
Azica Records 71302

Hilda Paredes: Papalote
Jake Arditti, vocal; Irvine Arditti, violin
Aeon 1439

Maria Grever: Un Beso
Maria Luisa Tamez, mezzo-soprano; Angel Rodriguez, piano
“Canta a Maria Grever y Augustin Lara”
Urtext 227

Glenn Gould: String Quartet, Opus 1
Catalyst Quartet
“Bach/Gould Project”
Azica 71300


Run time: 59:29

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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