Women Conductors


I’m listening to: Yvette M. Devereaux conduct the fourth movement of Mozart’s Symphony No. 35:

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Throwback Thursday to Eva Jessye, conductor. Here is a recording of her choir performing in Porgy and Bess in 1940:

I’m listening to: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conduct Beethoven’s Leonore Overture:

I’m listening to: Kelly Corocoran conduct her group Intersection. This is a two-fer for me because they’re playing one of my faves, Sofia Gubaidulina:

I’m listening to: Tania Miller conducting the Victoria Symphony, Shosty No. 5:

I’m listening to: Esmeralda Conde Ruiz. I like this piece for a sound installation:

and this clip from the Cusp soundtrack:

So comes to a close my May 2017 female conductor and/or director and/or impresario a day series. I have to thank Jessica Duchen for her list of female conductors, it made my series much easier to research! And with that, check out conductor Mary Chun:

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