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Celebration of Women

Centenary of Women’s Right to Vote in Poland
Sunday, November 18, 2018 7:30 PM Weill Recital Hall
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This performance is a musical tribute to the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in Poland. The program features Polish compositions dedicated to women, works by Polish female composers, female opera arias, and Broadway songs. The performance will also include recitation of inspirational words from Noble Prize winners Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Wisława Szymborska, actress Helena Modjeska, Metropolitan Opera soprano Marcelina Sembrich-Kochańska, and one of the pioneers of the Polish suffragette movement, Maria Konopnicka.

Performers

Kate Liu, Piano
Katarzyna Sperczyńska, Soprano
Majeste Amour Pearson, Soprano
Iwona Kowalkowska, Soprano
Pandeia Ensemble
··Nadia Monczak, Violin
··Junko Fujii, Cello
Radosława Jasik, Piano
Xhenni Rroji, Piano
Stephen Wu, Piano

Program

Works by Chopin, Szymanowska, Puccini, Gershwin, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Moniuszko, Bacewicz, Szymanowski, Paderewski, Herbert, Różycki, and others

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