Feminine Fusion

S05 Ep52: Season Five Finale!


“Composing is an abstract activity; yet all life goes into a piece of music.”  – Errollyn Wallen



Happy Birthday to Feminine Fusion!  It’s hard to believe we are celebrating five years on the air.  We have shared an amazing array of music, and on this season finale, we’ll look back at just a few of the works and performances we heard this past year.  Thank you for listening and supporting Feminine Fusion, and see you for Season Six!


Season Five Finale:


Tina Davidson:  The Blue Curve of the Earth
Hilary Hahn, violin; Corey Smythe, piano
Deutsche Grammophon 4798295

Yoko Kanno:  Hana wa Saku (Flowers Will Bloom)
Kaori Muraji, guitar
“Rhapsody Japan”
Decca 4831225

Dame Ethel Smyth:  The Wreckers (Overture)
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sakari Oramo, conductor
“Dame Ethel Smyth: Mass in D & Overture to ‘The Wreckers'”
Chandos 5240

David Lang:  He Was and She Was & Head, Heart
Lorelei Ensemble
“love fail”
Cantaloupe 21158

Lyssabelle Laraque & Danaë Xanthe Vlasse:  La Mer (The Sea)
Hila Plitmann, soprano; Robert Thies, piano
MSR Classics 1754

Anthony Plog:  Sonata for Tuba and Piano
Velvet Brown, tuba; Margaret McDonald, piano
“Simply Velvet”
Potenza Music 1019


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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