Our motto is, "She must be heard to be known." So on this International Women's Day, we're making sure you hear some music by womxn composers! Check out the playlist below, and read on for brief introductions to each work. If you like what you hear, we encourage you to look up each composer and listen more!
1. Clara Schumann (1819-1896)
Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 17, IV: Allegretto (1846)
Instrumentation: "piano trio": piano, violin, cello
Fun fact: This is her only piano trio. She completed it while she and her husband, Robert, were traveling outside the city in an attempt to improve Robert's health.
2. Teresa Carreño (1853-1917)
Nocturne, Op. 10, "Souvenirs de mon pays"
Instrumentation: solo piano