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

Live performance of Light of a Clear Blue Morning by Dolly Parton, arranged by Craig Hella Johnson and Richard Gabrilloa. Performed by Melodia Women’s Choir, Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director, with Taisiya Pushkar, piano; Hilary Hawke, banjo; Barbara Merjan, drums; Ann Klein, guitar; Chelsea Starbuck Smith, violin; Eleonore Oppenheim, double bass. May 2022.

Live performance of Farther Along, arranged by Emmylou Harris and John Starling. Performed by Melodia Women’s Choir, Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director, with Taisiya Pushkar, piano; Hilary Hawke, banjo; Barbara Merjan, drums; Ann Klein, guitar; Chelsea Starbuck Smith, violin; Eleonore Oppenheim, double bass. May 2022.

Live performance of Invitation (Hark! I Hear the Harps Eternal) by William Hauser, arranged by Marsha Genensky and Johanna Maria Rose. Performed by Melodia Women’s Choir, Cynthia Powell, Artistic Director, with Taisiya Pushkar, piano; Hilary Hawke, banjo; Barbara Merjan, drums; Ann Klein, guitar; Chelsea Starbuck Smith, violin; Eleonore Oppenheim, double bass. May 2022.

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