This week's Choral Showcase presents works written by and for women's voices: selections by Thea Musgrave, Penelope Thwaites, Marianna Martines (pictured), and both Nadia and Lili Boulanger. Performances by In Mulieribus, Ex Cathedra, The New York Virtuoso Singers, and Variant 6.

Show Notes

Tarik O'Regan: Columba aspexit

Andrea Reinkemeyer: Aspiration (from Cycles of Eternity)

Craig Kingsbury: Song of the Seven Maidens

  • In Mulieribus; Anna Song, artistic director

Thea Musgrave: Missa Brevis

  • The New York Virtuoso Singers; Harold Rosenbaum, conductor

Penelope Thwaites: Five Shakespeare Songs

  • Ex Cathedra; Jeffrey Skidmore, conductor; Penelope Thwaites, piano

Marianna Martines: Psalm 110 Dixit Dominus

  • Salzburger Hofmusik; Wolfgang Brunner, conductor

Nadia Boulanger: Cantique

Lili Boulanger: Pie Jesu

Kristina Arekelyan: You Know Me

Roxanna Panufnik: Ubi Caritas

  • The Pembroke College Girl's Choir; Anna Lapwood, conductor

Joanne Metcalf: The Sea's Wash in the Hollow of the Heart

  • Variant 6