Feminine Fusion

S4-52: Season 4 Finale


“I’ve always been interested in arrival, and coming to a space, and even to looking back at where you were.”  – James Turrell


It’s hard to believe we’ve shared 4 years together on Feminine Fusion.  And, as we do every year, before we step off into the new season, let’s take a look back at the music we’ve shared in the past year.


Season 4 Wrap Up


Astor Piazzolla:  Primavera Porteña 
Eroica Trio
EMI Classics 57033

Jennifer Margaret Barker:  Blue Waters
Heather Corbett, vibraphone
CRI 862

Maggi Payne:  Desertscapes
Slovak Radio Chorus
“Desertscapes: A Portrait of American Women Composers”
MMC Recordings 2026

Jennifer Bellor:  Cerulean Twilight
Ying Zhang, violin; Andrew Smith, cello; Emily Montoya Barnes, harp; Luc Brust, vibraphone & wind chimes; Gabriela Ordoñez Villalobos, marimba & wind chimes; Tim Jones, percussion; Geoff Neuman, double bass
“Reflections at Dusk”
Innova 045

Margaret Bonds: Three Dream Portraits
Icy Rene Simpson, soprano; Artina McCain, piano
“I, too”
Longhorn Music

Wynton Marsalis: Violin Concerto (excerpt)
Nicola Beneditti, violin
Philadelphia Orchestra; Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
“Wynton Marsalis/Nicola Benedetti”

Jan Jirásek:  Credo/Agnus Dei, from Missa Propria
Jitro Czech Girl’s Choir; Jiri Skopal, conductor
“Parallel Worlds”
Navona 6101




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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