Melodia, NYC, Songs from the Heart
Date: May 12, 2010
Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
Melodia Women's Choir of NYC, Cynthia Powell Artistic Director, performs an evening of luscious and romantic works by Robert Schumann - in celebration of his 200th birthday, Fanny Hensel Mendelssohn, Brahms and Rachmaninoff. Plus songs by Azerbaijan's most beloved composer Tofig Guliyev, special guest soloist, Naila Aziz. With Taisiya Pushkar, piano.
The performance will be May 22, 2010, at 8:30 p.m. in Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center, 129 West 67th St, NYC.
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, students and seniors $15 advance. www.melodiawomenschoir.org. 800-838-3006. Info. 212-252-4134.
Johannes Brahms, Four Songs from the Fountain of Youth
Nun stehn die Rosen, Op. 44, No. 7
Die Berge sind spitz, Op. 44, No. 8
Am Windbach die Weiden, Op. 44, No. 9
Und gehst du uber den Kirchhoff, Op. 44, No. 10
Robert Schumann, Partsongs
Klosterfraulein, Op. 69, No. 3
Der Bleicherin Nachtlied, Op 91, No. 5
Der Wasserman, Op. 91, No. 3
In Meeres Mitten, Op. 91, No. 6
Spruch,, Op. 114, No. 3
Johannes Brahms, In Stiller Nacht
Felix Mendelssohn, Lied Mit Chor from Midsummer Night's Dream
Fanny Hensel Mendelssohn, Three Duets on Texts by Heinrich Heine
Charles Stanford, The Blue Bird,, arr. Faye Timmer
Serge Rachmaninoff, from Six Choruses, Opus 15,The Angel
Hamish MacCunn, On a Faded Violet, O My Love, Leave Me Not!
Tofig Guliyev, Oglum (My Son), Aksham mahnisi (Twilight), Arzular (Dreams)
Franz Schubert, An Die Musik, arr. Cynthia Powell