Feminine Fusion

S06 Ep32: Even More Prize Winners

Composer Shulamit Ran

Composer Shulamit Ran

“Don’t do work for recognition, but do work worthy of recognition.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Awards season is here, so it’s a good opportunity to take a look back at the 2021 Grammy awards and take note of some of the women whose contributions were honored.


Even More Prize Winners


Luna Pearl Woolf:  Deep in the Water, Too Deep for Tears, (from Après moi, le déluge)
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Choir of Trinity Wall Street; Julian Wachner, conductor
“Fire and Flood”
Pentatone 186803

Lili Boulanger:  Reflets and Attente
Nicholas Phan, tenor; Myra Huang, piano
Avie 2414

Nadia Boulanger:  Cantique
Nicholas Phan, tenor; Myra Huang, piano
Avie 2414

Dame Ethel Smyth:  The Prison (excerpts)
Dashon Burton, tenor; Sarah Brailey, soprano
Experiential Chorus; Experiental Orchestra; James Blachly, conductor
“The Prison”
Chandos 5279

Michael Tilson Thomas:  From the Diary of Anne Frank, Part 1
Isabel Leonard, narrator
San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
“From the Diary of Anne Frank & Meditation on Rilke”
SFS Media 2193600792

Shulamit Ran:  Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory
Pacifica Quartet
“Contemporary Voices”
Cedille 90000196


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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