Melodia presents "The Circle Never Ends: A Musical Journey of Life, Love and Truth"
by Kayla Oderah for Vocal Area Network
Posted November 8, 2023

Melodia: The Circle Never EndsMelodia Women's Choir presents "The Circle Never Ends," a fall concert that promises to captivate the heart and soul. This mesmerizing musical event will take place on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 3:00 PM at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 296 Ninth Avenue (between West 27th and West 28th Streets). In addition, there will be a free virtual concert on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 7:00 PM (ET) via YouTube.

Melodia Women's Choir, renowned for its dedication to promoting women in music, has curated a program that combines moving music and striking prose. The concert will feature the world premiere of a commissioned work by Zanaida Robles, From the Stone Age, and a rare performance of Amy Beach's epic composition, The Chambered Nautilus. The concert’s collection of music explores the themes of life, love and truth, reminding us of the constant renewal of life.

Melodia artistic director and conductor Cynthia Powell speaks on the power of this theme, “As the season nears a close, 'The Circle Never Ends' promises to be an event that transcends the boundaries of time and emotion, taking the audience on a journey through the depth and beauty of the human experience.”

The concert will be accompanied by Allison Sniffin on piano, Francesca Ferrera on flute and Jules Biber on cello. Highlights on the program also include:

  • Our revels now are ended -- a composition by Bob Chilcott, inviting reflection on freedom and its meaning.
  • as freedom is a breakfastfood -- a stirring composition by Ron Perera.
  • let me listen -- an emotive piece by Dan Forrest.
  • All will be well -- a composition by Will Todd resonating with hope and positivity.
  • The Sun Never Says -- an alluring piece by Dan Forrest.

Powell states, “It’s impossible to deny the thought-provoking nature of this music. Every piece, though uniquely different, provides a moment for audiences to feel immersed in the magic of lyrical sound and reflective texts.”

Don't miss a chance to be part of this extraordinary musical journey. To learn more and stay updated on Melodia Women's Choir, follow Melodia on social media and visit their website at www.melodiawomenschoir.org. Admission to the live concert is open to the public and tickets can be purchased online. The virtual concert is free of charge with online registration.

Kayla Oderah is the marketing administrator for Melodia Women's Choir.