ANNOUNCING OUR 16TH SEASONS OF BRINGING
WONDROUS WOMEN’S CHORAL MUSIC TO THE WORLD!
Where Shadow Chases Light
Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director and Conductor
Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 pm, Holy Apostles, Chelsea, 296 Ninth Avenue @ 28th Street, Chelsea, NYC
Sunday, November 18 at 3:00 pm, West End Collegiate Church, 245 West 77th Street @ WEA, Upper West Side, NYC
Featuring the world premiere of commissioned work by award-winning Anglo-Armenian composer Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian, Red Bird. This dynamic work explores the life and writings of Zitkala-sa, one of the most influential Native American activists of the twentieth century.
Plus the New York premiere of Deanna Witkowski’s Where Shadow Chases Light, and works by Gustav Holst, Eric Whitacre, Elena Kats Chernin, and Gyorgy Orban.
With Taisiya Pushkar, piano
Katie Hyun, and Caroline Drexler, violins; Gizem Yücel, viola; Andrea Lee, cello
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
The commission of Red Bird made possible by a grant from Elizabeth and Michel Sorel charitable Organization. Cevanne’s residency in NYC for the project is supported by the British Council and the Arts Council of England.