In honor of Women's History month, we'll shine the spotlight on two talented women who are making a difference on the Classical Music Scene in Austin and Central Texas. First, we'll chat with beloved, long-time Austinite, pianist/teacher and Founder/Executive Director of The Armstrong Community Music School, Margaret Perry. Later, we'll catch up with new-Austinite, Annie Burridge, the new General Director of Austin Opera. They'll talk about what inspired them to do what they do and they'll select a few of their favorite pieces for us to enjoy. Dianne Donovan-Producer/Host/Editor-59 minutes.

Margaret Perry's Musical Selections- heard on today's show:

"Dona Nobis Pacem" from J.S. Bach's, "Mass in B minor"-performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus led by, Robert Shaw. Telarc 80119

Polonaise no. 6" in A-flat Major, op. 53-performed by Martha Argerich-MHS 419389

Excerpt of "Tabula Rasa"", by Arvo Part-performed by the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Gidon Kremer (violinist), Tatiana Grindenko (violinist), Alfred Schnittke (pianist). ECM  1275

Excerpt of "Misere" by, Gregorio Allegri, performed by the Choir of Trinity College, directed by, Richard Marlow. Conifer 16851

Excerpt of the "Novelette no. 1", in C Major by, Francis Poulenc, performed by Pascal Roge. London 417438

"Chi Il Bel Sogno", from, "La Rondine", by, Giacomo Puccini, sung by Kiri Te Kanawa, with the London Philharmonic, conducted by John Pritchard. CBS 45747

Annie Burridge's Musical Selections- heard on today's show:

"Musetta's Waltz--Quando Me'n Vo'", from, "La Boheme", by, Giacomo Puccini, performed by, Mirella Freni, Elizabeth Harwoord, Stephen Shingles, with the Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by Herbert Von Karajan. London 443599

"Deh Vieni Non Tardar", from, "The Marriage of Figaro", by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, perforemd by, Cecilia Bartoli, with, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, conducted by, Georg Fischer. London 448 300"

"Un Bel Di Vedremo", from, "Madama Butterfly", by, Giacomo Puccini, performed by, Leontyne Price with, The RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra, conduced by, Erich Leinsdorf. RCA 68884




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