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Melodia Women's Choir presents JOURNEY

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
Voicing: Women
Melodia Women's Choir's ninth season opens with two concerts titled "Journey," featuring a rare performance of "The Chambered Nautilus" by Amy Beach, a neglected giant of American music, and the world premiere of "The Journey" by Catherine Aks, a gifted voice of the present.
 
Saturday, November 19, 8 pm
Church of the Holy Apostles
296 Ninth Avenue at West 28th Street, NYC
 
Conducted by Cynthia Powell, with Taisiya Pushkar, piano
 
Program
 
Amy Beach: The Chambered Nautilus
Catherine Aks: The Journey (world premiere)
Gustav Holst: Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda. Second Group (To Varuna, To Agni, Funeral Chant)
Guiseppe Verdi: Laudi alla Vergine Maria
Gabriel Faure: Maria, Mater gratiae; Tantum ergo
Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria (New York premiere)
Eric Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby
 
Reception follows.
 
Tickets: $20 advance ($15 advance sen/stu) - advance ticket rate ends 12 noon Sat 19th.  $25 door. www.melodiawomenschoir.org or 800-838-3006
 
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