Extra Eclectic

In solidarity with classical women

Composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich was the first woman to receive a Doctorate in Music Composition from the Juilliard School.Provided

Extra Eclectic - Jan. 11, 2023


January 11, 2023

Recent revelations about discrimination and sexual harassment at the Juilliard School remind us that considerable change is still needed when it comes to the experience of women in contemporary classical music. Steve Seel offers solidarity with the women composers of the 21st century on this edition of Extra Eclectic, including works by Ellen Taaffe Zwillich, Jennifer Higdon, Missy Mazzoli and more.

Episode Playlist

Una Sveinbjarnardottir (Composer)
South of the Circle (Album)
Siggi String Quartet (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 4:37

Secret and Glass Gardens
Jennifer Higdon (Composer)
Phoenix (Album)
Stewart Goodyear, Piano (Soloist)
Duration: 9:09

Cello Concerto
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich (Composer)
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Cello Concerto & Other Works (Album)
Santa Rosa Symphony (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Zuill Bailey, Cello (Soloist)
Duration: 18:40

Elena Ruehr (Composer)
Gil Rose (Conductor)
Elena Ruehr: O'keeffe Images (Album)
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 11:25

A Door into the Dark
Missy Mazzoli (Composer)
Victoire: Cathedral City (Album)
Victoire (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 5:25

Rosary Prayer
Pawel Lukaszewski (Composer)
Maris Sirmais (Conductor)
Lukaszewski: Sacred Choral Works (Album)
State Choir Latvija (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 4:50

Peteris Vasks (Composer)
Rudolf Werthen (Conductor)
Music Of Peteris Vasks (Album)
I Fiamminghi (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 17:39

Melody for Saxophone No. 10
Philip Glass (Composer)
Glass: Three Pieces In The Shape Of A Square (Album)
Craig Morris, Trumpet (Soloist)
Duration: 2:19

Litany of Divine Presence
Nicholas Lens/Nick Cave (Composer)
L.I.T.A.N.I.E.S (Album)
Studio Ensemble (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Clara-Lane Lens, Vocals (Soloist)
Duration: 5:25

Quartets: One
Peter Gregson (Conductor)
Quartets: One - Four (Album)
Carducci String Quartet (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 22:59