Feminine Fusion

S4-41: Glimmering Gold


“The trumpet is loud.  I didn’t want to sit in front of one.”  – Merrie Klazek, on why she chose to play trumpet


More and more women are filling up the ranks of brass sections every year.  This week, performances from women who stepped outside expectations, and took up brass instruments.


Glimmering Gold

Astor Piazzolla:  Oblivion
Alison Balsom, trumpet
Guy Barker & The Guy Barker Orchestra
“Alison Balsom: Paris”
Warner Classics 2564632789

Robert ElhaiWater Awakening
Rebecca Cherian, trombone
Rodrigo Ojeda, piano
“Water Awakening”
RBC 1001

Alessandro Marcello:  Concerto in C minor
Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet
The Kassia Ensemble
Summit 743

Trygve Madsen:  Trio for Violin, Horn & Piano
Frøydis Ree Wekre, horn; Atle Sponberg, violin; Tor Espen Aspaas, piano
2L 25

Antonín Dvořák:  Rusalke, Op. 114
Merrie Klazek, trumpet
Jennifer Snow, piano
“Songs to the Moon”

Astor Piazzolla:  Verano porteño 
EMI Classics?Warner Classics 5099908832


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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