There are many women concert artists who have been successful over a long period. I remembergoing to seeJane Parker-Smith as a teenager - the recital was wonderful. I'veattended several ofherrecitals over the course of many years and am always happy to hear her play.
I've been thrilled to meet Joyce Jones on several occasions and never fail to be amazed when she launches into the Reubke on the spur of the moment.
Catherine Crozier was a titan - one of my idols.
Here is a 'little' list, which only scratches the surface:Claire Coci, Roberta Bitgood, Wilma Jensen, Marilyn Keiser, Marilyn Mason, Joan Lippincott, Judy Hancock, Mary Preston, Gillian Weir, Cherry Rhodes, Dorothy Papadakos, Janet Fishell, Jane Watts, Marie-Claire Alain, Marie-Louise Langlais, Suzanne Chaisemartin, Marie-Madeleine Duruflé-Chevalier, Diane Meredith Belcher, Susan Landale, Christa Rakich, Lynne Davis, Roberta Gary, Pamela Decker, Kimberly Marshal, Carole Williams, Gail Archer, June Nixon, Marianne Webb, Jennifer Bate, Christine Kamp, Ann Labounsky, Aude Heurtematte, Bernadette Dufourcet-Hakim, Mary Moselle, Rolande Falcinelli, Odile Pierre, Diane Bish, Helga Schauerte, Carolyn Shuster Fournier, Christina Harmon, Marie-Thérèse Jehan, Agnes Armstrong,Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin, and Françoise Levechin-Gangloff.
One of my favorite organists: Jeanne Demessieux. Iwish I could haveheard her in person.