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Sunday Baroque: International Women's Day

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March 8th is International Women's Day, an annual celebration that honors the achievements and contributions of women in all fields. Sunday Baroque is celebrating the accomplishments of some top-notch women MUSICIANS. They include baroque-era women composers such as 18th century French lutenist Julie Pinel and 17th century Italian nun Isabella Leonarda. We’re also featuring some leading current-day women musicians such as conductor Emmanuelle Haim, trumpeter Alison Balsom, and viol player & scholar Laury Guttiérez this weekend on Sunday Baroque, starting at 7 a.m. on 91.1, 107.5, and wshu.org, and at 10 a.m. on 89.9.

Suzanne Bona is the host and executive producer of Sunday Baroque, a nationally syndicated weekly radio show of Baroque and early music which she originated on WSHU in 1987.