Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic mark the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted equal voting rights to women, by commissioning and premiering works by 19 women composers. The latest program presented by the Philharmonic includes a world premiere by Ellen Reid, as well as compositions by Anders Hillborg and Björk sung by soprano Renée Fleming.
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THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC MARK THE CENTENNIAL OF THE RATIFICATION OF THE 19th AMENDMENT WHICH GRANTED EQUAL VOTING RIGHTS TO WOMEN BY COMMISSIONING AND PREMIERING WORKS BY 19 WOMEN COMPOSERS.
THE MULTI-SEASON INITIATIVE, THE SINGLE LARGEST WOMEN-ONLY INITIATIVE IN HISTORY, LAUNCHED EARLIER THIS MONTH WITH THE FIRST SIX WORLD PREMIERES.
THE LATEST PROGRAM PRESENTED BY THE PHILHARMONIC RUNS FROM FEBRUARY 20th TO THE 22nd AND INCLUDES A WORLD PREMIERE BY ELLEN REID, AS WELL AS COMPOSITIONS BY UNDERS HILLBORG AND BJORK SUNG BY RENEE FLEMING.
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