First Ladies of Music on Classical 91.5

First Ladies of Music on Classical 91.5

Wed, 03/03/2010 - 9:00pm

Celebrate Women's History Month with this month-long series highlighting female musicians' contributions both as performers and composers.

Classical 91.5 is pleased to bring listeners the award-winning radio documentary series, The First Ladies of Music every Wednesday evening at 9 beginning March 3rd. Host Virginia Eskin celebrates women who compose or perform.  The series covers a broad spectrum of women in music, from the Greek Divas to Music of the Salon, on to Pioneers of the 19th century, through ragtime and jazz, and on to the women of the orchestra today.

Throughout March, WXXI-TV and Radio is proud to offer special programming in honor of National Women’s History Month. These programs highlight the historical contributions women have made as well as the ongoing situations of women around the globe.