The music program presents a celebration of women composers, featuring transcendent scores by British composer Judith Weir and renowned organist and composer Ethel Smyth.
The Barnard-Columbia Chorus performs Verdi’s hauntingly beautiful funeral mass, Messa Da Requiem.
Featuring members of the university’s student choir, this year’s concert includes such choral masterworks as Bach’s Magnificat and Poulenc’s Gloria as well as timeless favorites, all cast in the glow of hundreds of candles.
The Opera Company of Brooklyn and the Barnard music program perform Handel’s tale of the heroic knight, Ruggiero, and his true love, Bradamante, who frees him from the bewitching spell of the sorceress Alcina
A distinguished panel of composers discusses the rewards and challenges of composing and staging performances of new music by women. Moderated by Gail Archer, director of the Barnard music program.
Students from the Barnard and Columbia music department perform the War Requiem by Benjamin Britten.