music

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.

In honor of composer Judith Weir’s 60th anniversary, the music program performs her 1990 operatic masterpiece.

The music program presents a celebration of women composers, featuring transcendent scores by British composer Judith Weir and renowned organist and composer Ethel Smyth.