Melodia Spring 2017 Concerts
Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 PM, Holy Apostles, Chelsea
Sunday, April 30 at 3:00 PM, West End Collegiate, Upper West Side
Our Spring 2017 concert, Awakening the Spirit, features the U.S. premiere of John Rutter’s Visions, for solo violin, choir, and strings, exploring the utopian ideal of peace.
Click here to see video about the creation of Visions
Also on the program, a rare performance of The Dancers by notable Welsh composer Grace Williams (a friend and contemporary of Benjamin Britten), and women’s choral favorite Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda by Gustav Holst.
Conducted by Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director
with Areta Zhulla, solo violin; Rita Costanzi, harp;
all female string quintet.
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Melodia Fall 2016 Concerts
Saturday, November 19 at 7:30 pm, Holy Apostles Church, 296 Ninth Avenue @ 28th Street, Chelsea
Sunday, November 20 at 3:00 pm, West End Collegiate Church, 245 West 77th Street @ West End Avenue, Upper West Side
Featuring a rare performance of Vivaldi’s Magnificat as originally performed – by women’s voices; Ola Gjeilo’s Songs of the Universal & Tundra; the U.S. premiere of Seven Blake Songs by Rudi Tas, works by Eleanor Daley and Tonu Korvits.
Conducted by Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director, with Taisiya Puskhar, piano, and all-female string quintet: Keats Dieffenbach & Rachell Wong, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; Katherine Cherbas, cello; Rebekah Griffin Greene, bass.