Women’s History Month Highlights

March 5, 2022, 11:00 am

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Left to right: Cécile Chaminade; Augusta Read Thomas (Photo: Anthony Barlich); Misook Kim.

For the start of Women’s History Month, Introductions looks at highlights from the past twelve months: young musicians’ performances of works by female composers. In the second half of the episode, we feature recent releases by Introductions alumni: solo violinist Megan Healy and Ryan Meehan of the Calidore String Quartet.

This episode is not available as a podcast for copyright reasons.


Jessie Montgomery: Strum
CMPI String Quartet: Esme Arias-Kim & Sameer Agrawal, violins; Ella Saputra, viola; Jonathan Miller, cello
First broadcast December 13, 2021

Cécile Chaminade: Sous le masque, Op. 116; La Lisonjera, Op. 50
Eva Sharman, piano
First broadcast June 5, 2021

Augusta Read Thomas: Incantation
Bella Kim, viola
First broadcast March 13, 2021

Hannah Thill: Dedication
First broadcast September 11, 2021

Misook Kim: Phantom of Arirang
Noah Kim, piano
First broadcast March 20, 2021

Jennifer Higdon: Piano Trio:
II. Fiery Red
CAS Trio: Suminne Hong, violin; Claudia Yoon, cello; Anya Liu, piano
First broadcast July 3, 2021

Stephanie Ann Boyd: Minnie:
III. Anthem
Megan Healy, violin
From the album Aurora: A Tribute to Maud Powell.

Caroline Shaw: Three Essays:
No. 3, Ruby
Calidore String Quartet
From the album Babel.