Wednesday, June 16 from 6:00-8:00 PM (Eastern)
Creative Time: Participatory Treble Sing
New York, New York
Melodia Women’s Choir is partnering with Creative Time, a public art organization, for an outdoor participatory treble singing event. From June 5 through July 4, 2021, Creative Time is bringing Rashid Johnson’s “Red Stage” to Astor Place in NYC for artists to create and experiment freely after a year of chronic anxiety.
Read more about about Creative Time’s groundbreaking project here.
Saturday, May 22 at 7:30pm (Eastern) and Sunday May 23 at 2:00pm (Eastern)
Spring 2021 virtual concert: To Dream a World
Melodia Women’s Choir, Cynthia Powell Artistic Director, presented To Dream a World, a free virtual program. To Dream a World provided a refreshing musical response to the social justice issues that have come forward in the past year, as well as Melodia’s year on pause. Audiences joined us for a special premiere of three new virtual choir performances. Additionally, the program featured the Melodia photo archives, video excerpts from Gloria: Lifting the Veil on Vivaldi’s Masterpiece, and the music of Florence B. Price performed by pianist Taisiya Pushkar.
View the full program:
Check out our new virtual choir performances:
Days of Beauty by Ola Gjeilo
Let the River Run by Carly Simon
I Dream a World by André J. Thomas
Sat. Nov. 21 at 7:30PM (Eastern) via Zoom
Songs of Love and Hope, a virtual concert
Melodia Women’s Choir, Cynthia Powell Artistic Director, presented Songs of Love and Hope, a virtual concert via Zoom. The event featured virtual choir performance by Melodia, solo presentations by Melodia singers, spoken word and archival concert footage. Melodia revisited beloved music for treble voices by John Rutter and Antonio Vivaldi and presented a virtual choir performance of Ola Gjeilo’s The Rose with piano and strings (view The Rose video below).
Melodia Women’s Choir
A Gaelic Blessing
Virtual Performance and Recording
by John Rutter
Melodia’s Virtual Choir recording of Gaelic Blessing by John Rutter was featured during the 9/11 Virtual Memorial of John Jay College of Criminal Justice on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The tribute honored the 67 members of the John Jay College community who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks that day.
Melodia was also honored that Gaelic Blessing was part of the 35th annual Crime Victims Vigil broadcast Monday, June 29, 2020.
Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director & Conductor; Taisiya Pushkar, piano; video edited by Julia Pugachevsky