Melodia On Video

Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC participates in the New York Philharmonic’s 175th Anniversary New World Initiative. Our Fall 2016 performance of Largo is featured in the New York Philharmonic’s New World Initiative video, along with an interview with Jenny Clarke, Executive Director.

Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC: An Introduction

Virtual Choir performance of I Dream a World by Andre J Thomas, poetry by Langston Hughes. Performed by Melodia Women’s Choir, Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director, with Taisiya Pushkar, piano; Emilie-Anne Gendron & Clara Kim, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; and Laura Andrade, cello. May 2021.

Virtual Choir performance of Let the River Run by Carly Simon, arranged by Allison Sniffin. Performed by Melodia Women’s Choir, Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director, with Taisiya Pushkar, piano; Emilie-Anne Gendron & Clara Kim, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; and Laura Andrade, cello. May 2021.

Virtual Choir performance of Days of Beauty by Ola Gjeilo, poetry by Emily Bronte. Performed by Melodia Women’s Choir, Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director, with Taisiya Pushkar, piano; Emilie-Anne Gendron & Clara Kim, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; and Laura Andrade, cello. May 2021.

Randall Thompson-Alleluia
Cynthia Powell-conductor, live in concert.
cinematographer-Mauricio Ovalle

 

Melodia performs Tundra by Ola Gjeilo at the Autumn Rhapsody concert on November 20, 2016

Mas Que Nada
by Jorge Ben, Fall 2013 concert, Visions of Peace, conducted by Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director.
Filming by National Headquarters; sound by DMAS; editing and video direction by Diana Whitcroft.

Excerpts from Angel Spirits of Sleep from Seven Partsongs for Female Voices and Strings by Gustav Holst at Nov. 2013 concert, Visions of Peace.
Conductor and Artistic Director Cynthia Powell. Video by National Headquarters; Video Directing and Editing by Diana Whitcroft.

 

Melodia Women’s Choir’s commissioned composer Errollyn Wallen speaks with music writer and journalist Amanda MacBlane about her commissioned work, Full Fathom Five

Duerme Negrito
music by Atalhualpa Yupanqui. Soloist: Monika Dockendorff

 

Melodia Women’s Choir “Shout Sister Shout” on Time Out New York

 

Excerpt from the world premiere of Oyeme con los ojos by Allison Snifflin

Melodia Audio Recordings

Let the River Run by Carly Simon

I Dream a World by Andre J. Thomas

Days of Beauty by Ola Gjeilo

Roundelay from The Dancers by Grace Williams

From the Four Winds by Nina Siniakova (World premiere)

Finale: the holy city from Visions by John Rutter (U.S. premiere)

Arise from Visions by John Rutter (U.S. premiere)

Tundra by Ola Gjeilo

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Cassandra

The world premiere of Cassandra, by Hilary Purrington, performed by Melodia Women’s Choir, conducted by Cynthia Powell, with percussion quartet. Commissioned by Melodia Women’s Choir.

Cassandra! Exploring The Myth 

On BlogTalk Radio

Conversations With Creative Women

Jenny Clarke on Sandi Klein’s Conversations With Creative Women

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The Place of the Blest Alleluia

The final movement of Randall Thompson’s Place of the Blest, performed by Melodia, Cynthia Powell Artistic Director, spring 2015.

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Mas Que Nada

Performed at Melodia’s Fall 2013 concert, Visions of Peace. Cynthia Powell, conductor.

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Cerf-volant

from the film Les Choristes
The final song from Melodia’s spring 2015 concert of French choral music.

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Ave Maria

by Cesar Alejandro Carrillo
One of the songs in our fall 2015 concert, performed by Melodia, Cynthia Powell Artistic Director and Conductor.

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Duerme Negrito

With Monica Dockendorf, soloist. Cynthia Powell Artistic Director and Conductor.

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Mourn No Moe (2)

by Peter Warlock
Recording from Melodia’s fall 2014 concert.

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Ubi Caritas – Ola Gjeilo

Recording from fall 2014 concert

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Cantique de Jean Racine

by Gabriel Faure
This track, recorded by Melodia, is a sample of music to be included in our spring 2015 concert.

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Angel Band

by William Batchelder Bradbury
Performed at Melodia’s Questions About Angels concert in fall 2014.

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This Little Babe

from A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten
Performed by Melodia in fall 2014 in Visions of Peace concerts

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O Mistress Mine

from Three Madrigals by Emma Lou Diemer
Performed by Melodia in spring 2014 at The Poet’s Song concerts.

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Lullaby

by Peter Warlock
Sample of music included in Melodia’s Lullaby CD.