Feminine Fusion

S4-47: Two of Us

Soprano Isabel Leonard and guitarist Sharon Isbin

Soprano Isabel Leonard and guitarist Sharon Isbin


“True duo playing is like two minds merging.”  – Yo-yo Ma

It’s an episode full of duos.  Some of these women perform together regularly, others have come together for a particular project or series.  But all of them merge their talents seamlessly to create beautiful music.


Two of Us

Igor Larionov:  Kalinka
Duo Imtakt
“Songs of the Forest”
Profil Medien 20013

Heitor Villa-Lobos:  Deux Choros
Composers Concordance Records 0018

Sy Brandon:  Little Suite
Ardente Duo
“Hep Cats”
Emeritus 20121

Federico García Lorcos:  Canciones Españolas
Isabel Leonard, soprano
Sharon Isbin, guitar
“Alma Española”
Bridge 9491

Philippe Gaubert:  First Sonata
Michelle Batty Stanley, flute
Margaret McDonald, piano
“Nouvelle Vie”
Navona 6135

Dmitri Shostakovich:  Cello Sonata, Op. 40
Anouchka Hack, cello
Katherina Hack, piano
“Shostakovich: Sonatas, Op. 40 and Op. 147; Prelude, Op. 97)”
Genuin 20701




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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