To mark the 19th Amendment's 100th anniversary, Cathedral Choral Society has planned a weekend of events not to be missed, including the world premieres of three new works by some of today's most exciting composers: Lisa Bielawa, Jessie Montgomery, and Augusta Read Thomas. Featuring a range of powerful female voices, the program includes Ruth Crawford Seeger's ethereal Three Chants and famed British suffragette and composer Ethel Smyth's rousing March of the Women.
Additional events include a panel discussion, a composition masterclass, and more. Click below to learn about the weekend's complete list of events.
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Overture in C
Jessie Montgomery, I Have Something to Say, world premiere
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Gartenlieder, Op. 3
Lisa Bielawa, Voters' Litany, world premiere
Augusta Read Thomas, Far Past War, world premiere
Ethel Smyth, Sanctus, Benedictus, and Agnus Dei from Mass in D
Ethel Smyth, The March of the Women