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This episode of 'Extra Eclectic' features music by Chen Yi.
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Celebrating Women's History Month, with guest host Bonnie North

Extra Eclectic - March 13, 2024

Our celebration of Women’s History Month continues with a special edition of Extra Eclectic, curated by 2024 YourClassical Fellow and professional cellist Audrey Q. Snyder. An advocate for the music of contemporary female composers, she has chosen a wide variety of selections that push the boundaries of the genre, including pieces by Missy Mazzoli, Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Samantha Fernando, Chen Yi and more. This program truly pushes the envelope — listen now!


Du Yun
JACK Quartet
Modern Sky

Music for Ravens
Anna Meredith
Ligeti Quartet
Mercury KX 4845720

Vesper Sparrow
Missy Mazzoli
Roomful of Teeth
New Amsterdam 65

Aspheron Quintet
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79804

Vaisseau Fantome
Niki Harlafti

Invisible Dance: II. In the slow time of stars
Dorothy Chang
Pierre Simard, conductor
Vancouver Island Symphony
Redshift Records

HYMN: IV. Ghost
Cassie Wieland
Vicky Chow, piano
Cantaloupe 21185

Chen Yi
Third Angle New Music Ensemble
New World 80691

The Light Is the Same
Reena Esmail
Imani Winds

Everything Passes, Everything is Connected
Samantha Fernando
Donald Nally, conductor
The Crossing
New Focus 357

Everyone Sang
Helen Grime
Jamie Phillips, conductor
Halle Orchestra
NMC 199

I Can Barely Look
Mary Kouyoumdjian
Dianne Berkur Menaker, conductor
Brooklyn Youth Chorus
New Amsterdam 105

Kaija Saariaho
International Contemporary Ensemble
Claire Chase, flute
New Focus 122

Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout: Chasqui
Gabriela Lena Frank
Del Sol String Quartet
Dorian 92164

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