Feminine Fusion

July 1, 2018: Keys to the Kingdom


“The piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million colors in your mind.”  – Maria Cristina Mena


In this episode, we travel across the pond to hear music from pianists working and recording in the UK.



“Keys to the Kingdom”

Gustav Holst, (arr. Bennett):  Mercury, from The Planets
Susan Bradshaw and Richard Rodney Bennett, pianos
“The Planets”
Facet 8002

Leoš Janáček: In The Mists
Ivana Gavrić, piano
“In The Mists”
Champs Hill Records CHRCD009

Nikolai Kapustin:  Five Etudes in Different Intervals
Clare Hammond, piano
BIS 2004

Michael Nyman:  The Piano Concerto
Kathryn Stott, piano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; Michael Nyman, conductor
“Michael Nyman: The Piano Concerto”
Argo 4433822


Run time: 58:30

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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