Feminine Fusion

S4-51: Her Voice

Soprano Lise Davidsen

Soprano Lise Davidsen

“[Her voice is] like chocolate, right?  It’s like velvet, caramel chocolate.”  – Joyce DiDonato, speaking about Avery Amereau


On this episode, we take a journey of discovery, with performances from some of today’s top female voices.


Her Voice:


Heitor Villa-Lobos:  Canção de amor
Nadine Sierra, soprano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Robert Spano, conductor
“There’s A Place For Us”
Deutsche Grammophon 80028836-02

Richard Strauss:  Vier Lieder, Op. 27
Lise Davidsen, soprano
Philharmonia Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
“Lise Davidsen sings Wagner and Strauss”
Decca 4834883

Leo Delibes:  Bell Song, from Lakmé
Aida Garifullina, soprano
ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra of Vienna; Cornelius Meister, conductor
Decca 4788305

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Primo amore
Chen Reiss, soprano
Academy of Ancient Music; Richard Egarr, conductor
“Immortal Beloved: Beethoven Arias”
Onyx 4218

George Frideric Handel:  Cara Sposa, from Rinaldo
Avery Amereau, contralto
Philharmonia Baroque
“Handel” Arias”
Philharmonia Baroque PBP13




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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