Women's History Month

Contemporary Women Composers

There are many women composers these days, and this program introduces some of them: Caroline Shaw, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Lera Auerbach, Kaija Saariaho, Chen Yi, Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen, Missy Mazzoli, Gabriela Lena Frank, and Tania León.

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Music In This Episode

Partita for Eight Voices

Violin Concerto

Dreaming

24 Preludes, Opus 41: Prelude #14 in e-flat minor

D'Om le Vrai Sens: IV. Le Toucher

Spring Dreams

Percussion Concerto

Water Music

Vespers for a New Dark Age: "Come On All You"

Leyendas, An Andean Walkabout: Coqueteos

Inura: Understanding