Our Fall 2016 concert, Autumn Rhapsody, on November 19 and 20 featured a rare performance of Vivaldi’s Magnificat as originally performed – by women’s voices; Ola Gjeilo’s Songs of the Universal and Tundra with strings; the New York premiere of Seven Blake Songs by Rudi Tas, and works by Eleanor Daley and Tonu Korvits.
Plus Largo from Dvořák’s New World Symphony, arranged for voices by women prisoners in the East Indies in World War II, presented by Melodia as part of the NY Philharmonic’s 175th Anniversary New World Initiative. Click here to to read more about Melodia and the New World Initiative.
Conducted by Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director with Taisiya Puskhar, piano, and string quintet: Keats Dieffenbach and Rachell Wong, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; Katherine Cherbas, cello; and Rebekah Griffin Greene, bass.
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