Melodia Women's Choir Autumn Concert
Date: November 4, 2009
Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
Melodia Women's Choir of NYC celebrates its seventh season with the world premiere of Notes Upon the Breeze, a new commissioned work by award-winning composer Chris Lastovicka – the winner of Melodia's Women Composers Commission Competition. The piece is set to the poetry of U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan.
Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director, will conduct Melodia’s 35 singers, with Taisiya Pushkar, piano; Transfiguration String Quintet; Lindsay Haughton, percussion; and Alice Jones, flute.
Saturday November 14 at 8 pm
Saint Peter’s Church
Citigroup Center, Lexington Avenue and E. 54th Street
New York City
Notes Upon the Breeze, by Chris Lastovicka
Songs of the Lights, by Imant Raminsh
Songs from The Princess, by Gustav Holst
Selections from Stabat Mater, by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door, available at www.melodiawomenschoir.org and 800-838-3006 (Brown Paper Tickets). More info. www.melodiawomenschoir.org or 212-252-4134