A Concert Commemorating Women’s Suffrage
| October 22, 2019
Madrigal Choir of Binghamton honors the centennial of women’s suffrage with a concert of music by women composers and arrangers. Music director Bruce Borton talks about the concert, beginning with music from the Middle ages by Hildegard von Bingen and continuing into the present with a stop in the middle for some songs from the suffrage movement.
Photo credit: Madrigal Choir of Binghamton
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NY-23 Congressman Tom Reed (Celia Clarke/WSKG)
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