Feminine Fusion

Series produced by WCNY

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Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Composer/announcer Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, and every week showcases some of these remarkable women.

Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, showcasing these remarkable women every week.

Each episode centers around a broad theme, and feature composers, conductors, performers, or teachers. The music presented spans the centuries, from Kassia to Pulitzer Prize-winner Du Yun, with host Diane Jones providing background and insight into the music and individuals you'll hear.

In addition to hosting Feminine Fusion, Diane Jones is the live mid-day host every Monday through Friday on WCNY-FM in Syracuse. She is also a composer, receiving a Billy Joel Fellowship to complete her Masters of Music in Composition. She can be found on stage as well, playing Brazilian drums or her contrabass flute, and hosting pre-show talks with Syracuse Opera. All of this brings a personal touch to her shows.

The program is NPR news compatible. Listeners may contact her at Diane.Jones@wcny.org.
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Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, showcasing these remarkable women every week.Each episode centers around a broad theme, and feature composers, conductors, performers, or teachers. The music presented spans the centuries, from Kassia to Pulitzer Prize-winner Du Yun, with host Diane Jones providing background and insight into the music and individuals you'll hear. In addition to hosting Feminine Fusion, Diane Jones is the live mid-day host every Monday through Friday on WCNY-FM in Syracuse. She is also a composer, receiving a Billy Joel Fellowship to... Show full description


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In the depths of winter, we'll be hearing works inspired by snow.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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No special theme, just great music composed and performed by women.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Music from women in the Classical, Baroque, and even earlier.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, performances from duos and trios. Fantastic performances from talented women!

  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Here comes 2024! Let's take a listen to some of the newest music by women, and take a peek at what's in store for the new year.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:31
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Music for the season, composed and performed by women.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2023
  • Length: 58:31
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This week, performances from all-female quartets.

  • Added: Dec 15, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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This week - dance music, composed and performed by women.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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The audience grows quiet as the spotlight comes up center stage, illuminating a lone figure. This is the soloist, the one whose talent and drive s...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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An episode dedicated to women of color who are conductors and organizers in the classical music world.

  • Added: Nov 22, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Music composed and performed by women honoring the earth. Powerful and grounding works.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Time for another block on the Patchwork Quilt. No special theme, just great music composed and performed by women.

  • Added: Nov 10, 2023
  • Length: 58:31
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Women's voices raised, giving voice to the song in their hearts!

  • Added: Nov 03, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Fall is in the air, and this week, we hear music inspired by the crisp air and crunching of the leaves underfoot.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Performances on harp, guitar and more. Showcasing women playing plucked instruments this week!

  • Added: Oct 18, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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It all comes down to black and white - at least when sitting at the piano! This week, outstanding performances from women at the keyboard.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we pair women's music with women's poetry. It's a chance to sit back and enjoy the artistry, without a lot of description or background....

  • Added: Oct 06, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Works and performances inspired by the sights and culture of the American landscape.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, works by women of color from the early 20th century to today.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2023
  • Length: 58:29
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We go low this week, with the bass-ist of woodwinds!

  • Added: Sep 08, 2023
  • Length: 58:30