Composer Patricia Martínez on sexism in Argentina, the visual power of performance, and surviving the production of an opera.
Composer Alondra Vega-Zaldivar on humor, storytelling, and the vital roles artists play as philosophers and messengers.
Emily Doolittle on transcribing whale songs, crafting faux bird calls, and dealing with the cultural attitude that women can learn from "the great masters" but cannot join their ranks.
Pamela Z describes the creative life she had as a child, explains what a phonolog was, and relates some of the encounters she's had with both sexism and racism in her career.
Elisabeth talks with Ingrid Stölzel about music she wrote as a child, the experience of being the only woman presenting work at a classical music festival, and the importance of finding a mentor.
This episode features clips of music by Stölzel including two chamber works, a piece for choir, and an orchestral piece.