Feminine Fusion

S08 Ep25: Women of Color: Hispanic & Latinx Musicians, Part 4

Soprano Martina Arroyo

Soprano Martina Arroyo

“Until the voice breathes life into the music, you are never quite sure what it will be.” – Samuel Barber to Martina Arroyo


Performances from Hispanic and Latinx musicians fill the hour!

“Women of Color: Hispanic & Latinx Musicians, Part 4”

Carlos Simon:  Between Worlds
Amaryn Olmeda, violin
“Songs for Our Times”
Deutsche Grammophon

Michael Brown:  Echoes of Byzantium
Elena Urioste, violin
Michael Brown, piano
“Echoes – Works for violin and piano”
BIS 2284

Camille Saint-Saëns:  Havanaise
María Dueñas, violin
Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Manfred Honeck, conductor
“Beethoven and Beyond”
Deutsche Grammophon

Samuel Barber:  Andromache’s Farewell
Martina Arroyo, soprano
New York Philharmonic; Thomas Schippers, conductor
“Samuel Barber, Thomas Schippers, New York Philharmonic”
CBS/Sony 62837

Alberto Ginastera:  Danzas Argentinas (excerpts)
Blanca Uribe, piano
“Beethoven Sonatas No. 29 & 31; Ginastera – Danzas Argentinas”
MSR Classics 1034

Juan Piñera:  Habanera No. 1
Niurka González, flute
“Fantasías y Habaneras”

Georg Philip Telemann:  Fantasia No. 3
Niurka González, flute
“Fantasías y Habaneras”


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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