Exploring the expressive possibilities of female vocalists, across the jazz and classical spheres, and through improvised and composed music. Featured vocalists, in order that they appeared on the show, are Kate Soper, Bethany Beardslee, Carla Kihlstedt, Joan La Barbara, Suzanne Langille, Carol Genetti.
A look at the influence of the Catholic hymn the Stabat Mater, and its influence on composers. In the middle of the show, Hannah Roher, producer of CUPAL's Opera Untapped, came on to talk about the project.
Quae Moerebat et dolebat (Pergolesi)-Andreas Scholl (countertenor); Les Talens Lyriques; Christophe Rousset (conductor).
Stabat Mater (Pergolesi)-Anna Netrebko (soprano); Marianna Pizzolato (mezzo-soprano); Santa Cecilia Chorus; Antonio Pappano (conductor).