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Special: Her Music/Her Story, Mar 8th @ 8pm

Rainbow background with silhouetted women jumping in celebration of International Women's Day

Women at the top of the field in classical music pay tribute to the women who have inspired them. Luminaries like multiple Grammy Award winner JoAnn Falletta, BBC Proms soloist Jamie Barton, The Marvels composer Laura Karpman, and many more introduce music by composers like Florence Price, Clara Schumann, Lucija Garuta, as well as performances from Isatah Kanneh-Mason, Marian Anderson, and even Ella Fitzgerald.

Florence Price: Barcarolle (Lara Downes p) Amy Beach: Juni (Katherine Kelton, ms; Catherin Bringerud, p) Amy Beach: Symphony, Gaelic (Nashville Symphony; Schermerhorn cond) Sofia Gubaidulina: Repentance (David Tanenbaum, Thomas Viloteau, Paul Psarras, g; Peter Wyrick, c; Mark Wright, bs) Sofia Gubaidulina: Serenade (David Tanenbaum, g) Lili Boulanger: Nocturne for flute and piano (Filippo Mazzoli, f; Nathalie Dang, p) Lili Boulanger: Hymne au Soleil (Orpheus Vocal Ensemble; Antonii Baryshevskyi, p; Michael Alber, cond) Khosrovidukht: Zarmanali e ints (It is wondrous to me) (Sharakan Early Music Ensemble) Mary Kouyumdjian: Aghavni (Doves) (Nicholas Philips, p) Pauline Viardot: Hai Luli (Cecilia Bartoli, ms; Myung-Whun Chung, p) Pauline Viardot: Violin Sonata, Allegro & Finale (Reto Kuppel, v; Wolfgang Manz, p) Pauline Oliveros: A Love Song, excerpt from Ione (Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster, Panaiotis)

Part 2:

Harold T. Burleigh: Deep River (Marian Anderson, s) John Bull: (lyrics Samuel Francis Smith) My Country Tis of Thee (Marian Anderson, s; Kosti Vehanen p) Jessie Montgomery: Starburst (NY Philharmonic; Thomas Wilkins, cond) Hildegard von Bingen: Conductus praemi dilation (Tiburtina Ensemble) Hildegard von Bingen: Cum erubirent (Canty) Florence Price: Adoration (Randall Goosby, v; Zhu Wang, p) Florence Price: Symphony No. 3 Mvt. III Juba (Fort Smith Symphony; John Jeter, cond) Morgan Lewis: How High the Moon (Ella Fitzgerald) Larry Clinton: My Reverie (Ella Fitzgerald) Lucija Garuta: Dieva, Tava Zeme Deg! [God, Your Land is Burning] (Raimonds Spogis, bar; Karlis Dedelis t; State Choir of Latvia) Lucija Garuta: Piano Concerto, Mvt. II in memoriam (Reinis Zarins, p; Liepaja Symphony Orchestra) Clara Schumann: Romance for violin and piano (Elana Urioste, v; Isata Kanneh Mason, p) Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto (Isata Kanneh-Mason, p; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic) Florence Price: Barcarolle (Lara Downes p)