Journey through time with Melodia as musical selections take you through twelve centuries of history, beauty, and perseverance. Always Something Sings: Women’s Voices Through the Ages weaves together stories of courageous women and their achievements through musical selections thatamplifytheir voices. Music by Hildegard von Bingen, Florence B. Price, Margaret Bonds, Abbie Betinis, Ola Gjeilo, and Emma Lou Diemer, to name a few. Excerpts from Melodia-commissioned works by Allison Sniffin and Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian are also featured.

Conducted by Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director, with Allison Sniffin, piano and organ; Keiko Tokunaga and Jessica Park, violins; Gizem Yucel, viola; Ani Kalayjian, cello.

Be Like the Bird - Abbie Betinis
Karitas Habundat - Hildegard von Bingen
Meditabor - Emily Mason
Cantilena from Oyeme con los ojos (Hear Me with Your Eyes) - Allison Sniffin
The Rose - Ola Gjeilo
Northern Lights - Ola Gjeilo
Bread and Roses - Mimi Fariña
Negro Folksongs in Counterpoint - Florence B. Price
Sleep Song - Margaret Bonds
Spirit from Red Bird - Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian
Dirge for Two Veterans - Harl McDonald
Days of Beauty - Ola Gjeilo
Peace - Emma Lou Diemer
Battle Hymn of the Republic - Peter Wilhousky

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Event Info
  • Sat, May 6, 2023, 7:30 pm

  • 296 9th Avenue, New York, NY, USA

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