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Anna Shelest 'Donna Voce' is the KUSC: Album Of the Week

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Anna Shelest's first release featuring virtuosic repertoire by women composers from the last three centuries is called 'Donna Voce.'  The program sheds light on the under-explored territory of piano repertoire and makes the case that the music of female composers, many of whom were virtuoso pianists, is as relevant today as the music of their male counterparts. The Ukrainian-born, New York City-based pianist, performs selections by Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, Cecile Chaminade, Amy Beach, Lili Boulanger and Chiayu Hsu.

For June 17, Anna Shelest 'Donna Voce' is the KUSC: Los Angeles 'Album Of the Week'