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Audition for the 2017 Harvard Summer Chorus

Choral News - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 22:37

Harvard Summer Chorus 81st Season: June 20 – July 30
Andrew Clark, Conductor and Director of Choral Activities

For details, see summer.holdenchoruses.fas.harvard.edu

Coro Dante: Concerto di Primavera

Choral Calendar - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 23:38
event flier 05/21/2017 in Cambridge MA: Amilcare Ponchielli: I Lituani; Ottorino Respighi: L’ultimo dì di maggio; popular songs; Pietro Yon: concerto for organ and the piano. Kevin Galiè and Leona Cheung, organ and piano. Free admission (donations accepted). Validated parking ($5) at Kendall Sq. Cinema. CONTACT: <admin@dantemass.org>, 617-876-5160.

Boston Gay Men's Chorus: Anything Goes

Choral Calendar - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 23:30
event flier 06/04/2017 in Boston MA: The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus celebrates its 35th Anniversary with 175 singers on stage, a 20 piece orchestra and Special Guest Tony award winner Sutton Foster. Tickets start at $25 (before fees). CONTACT: <info@bgmc.org>, 617-542-7464.

CONCORA and the Summer Festival Chorus: CONCORA Summer Festival concert

Choral Calendar - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 23:36
event flier 08/05/2017 in Berlin CT: Excerpts from favorite choral masterworks by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Vivaldi, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Rossini, Fauré, and others. CONCORA’s Artistic Director Chris Shepard will direct the CONCORA Summer Festival Choir, which typically numbers about 100 singers from across Connecticut, with some coming from nearby states. Choral singers from across the region are invited to apply by May 30 to participate (see the attached flier). The Festival offers a week of exceptional music-making, uplifting repertoire, and high artistic standards in a relaxed atmosphere with plenty of opportunities for socializing, renewing friendships, and making new friends. CONTACT: <claird@concora.org>, 860-293-0567.

Greater Falmouth Community Chorus: Swingin’ into Summer

Choral Calendar - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 23:34
event flier 06/10/2017 in Falmouth MA, 06/11/2017 in Falmouth MA: Music of Gershwin, Stephen Foster, Henry Mancini, and Jerome Kern. Tickets: $15 adults, $5 children under 12. CONTACT: <info@falmouthmenschorus.org>, 508-564-0054.

Farmington Valley Chorale: Elijah

Choral Calendar - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 08:54
event flier 04/22/2017 in Granby CT: Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah. Sarah Asmar, soprano; Pamela Dellal, mezzo-soprano; Marc Winer, tenor; Woodrow Bynum, baritone (Elijah). With full orchestra, including musicians from the Hartford and New Haven Symphonies. Tickets: $20, free for full-time students. CONTACT: <secretary@farmingtonvalleychorale.org>, 860-651-8177.

Blafield Children’s Chorus and Melodious Accord: Annual Young Singers Concert

Choral Calendar - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 08:18
05/21/2017 in Stockbridge MA: CONTACT: <info@berkshirelyricinfo.org>, 413-499-0258.

Berkshire Lyric Chorus: Beethoven: Power, Passion, Beauty

Choral Calendar - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 08:15
event flier 05/28/2017 in Lenox MA: Beethoven: Mass in C; "Hallelujah" from The Mount of Olives; Elegiac Song. Andrea Bargabos, soprano; Marjorie Dix, mezzo-soprano; John Bellemer, tenor; John Demler, bass. With full orchestra. The Blafield Children's Chorus will participate in a prelude concert of Beethoven on the Tanglewood grounds. Tickets: $25, children admitted free. CONTACT: <info@berkshirelyricinfo.org>, 413-499-0258.

Berkshire Concert Choir: Reflection and Joy

Choral Calendar - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 08:07
event flier 05/20/2017 in Pittsfield MA: John Rutter: Requiem; Francis Poulenc: Litanies a la Vierge Noir; Gloria. Rebecca Zahn Hoffmann, soprano; Ivan Trabka, cello; Joanne Nelson-Unczur, oboe; Scott Bailey, organ; Aurora Cooper, piano; Paula Nuss, conductor. Tickets: $20 adults, $15 seniors and students; free for children 12 and under. CONTACT: <theberkshireconcertchoir@gmail.com>, 413-442-6120.

Jameson Singers: W.A. Mozart: Requiem.

Choral Calendar - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 22:45
event flier 05/12/2017 in Cambridge MA, 05/14/2017 in Lexington MA: With Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus; two motets by Heinrich Schutz from Geistliche Chormusik (1648). Sierra March, soprano; Julia Cavallaro, mezzo-soprano; Michael Barrett, tenor; Harris Ipock, baritone.

Zamir Chorale: awePsalm

Choral Calendar - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 00:04
event flier 06/14/2017 in Newton MA: Compositions by Salamone Rossi, Leonard Bernstein (Chichester Psalms), Benjie Ellen Schiller, Jeremiah Klarman, and others, with ancient Sephardic Psalmody. A new work, composed for this concert by Robert Snyder, will be premiered that evening. With symphonic orchestra. CONTACT: <manager@zamir.org>.

Concord Women's Chorus: Fountain in a Wood: From Walden to Loch Lomond.

Choral Calendar - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 13:23
event flier 05/13/2017 in Concord MA: Beth Denisch: The Tree House (premiere, commission), settings of poems by Kathleen Jamie; Dan Forrest: Alway Something Sings (texts by Emerson), John Purifoy: Address to the Moon (based on a poem by Hawthorne); Tara Traxler: Birds of Passage; with Scottish ballads and folk songs. Tickets: $25 adult, $20 seniors/students; $5 children 12 and under. CONTACT: <contact@concordwomenschorus.org>, 978-369-6341.

The Stamford Chorale: Canciones del Pueblo

Choral Calendar - Sat, 05/06/2017 - 16:59
event flier 05/21/2017 in Stamford CT: Choral music of Latin America, including works of Astor Piazzolla, Antonio Estevez and Pedro Gutierrez. Stephen Wynn, soloist; Eric Trudel, accompanist; David Gomez, conductor. Tickets: $20, available at the door; no charge for children under 12. A reception will follow the concert. CONTACT: <thestamfordchorale@gmail.com>, 203-359-0659.

Lexington Pops Chorus: Spring concert: Let Freedom Sing!

Choral Calendar - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 23:17
event flier 05/19/2017 in Lexington MA, 05/20/2017 in Lexington MA: Spring concert featuring "The Testament of Freedom" by Randall Thompson, based on the writings of Thomas Jefferson. The concert also includes the Spring Composers' Forum featuring "Paean" by David Owens, "Christening Song" by Robert A. Lague, and "Clear the Track" by Lexington resident John M. Tarrh. CONTACT: <anoonan0592@gmail.com>, 617-230-4983.

Fairfield County Chorale: Dona Nobis Pacem

Choral Calendar - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 14:19
05/13/2017 in Norwalk CT: Raph Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem; Gabriel Fauré: Requiem. Larisa Martinez, soprano; Philip Kalmanovitch, baritone. Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 at the door, $5 for students general admission.. CONTACT: <alexandra@fairfieldcountychorale.org>, 203-858-3713.

Mystic River Chorale: One World, One Voice

Choral Calendar - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 14:15
05/07/2017 in Mystic CT: Music from around our world that celebrates both humanity's individuality and similarity. Music written or arranged by Jeffrey L. Ames, Stuart Calvert, David Ashley White, William Dawson, Robert DeCormier, Jeffrey Douma, Patti Drennan, Gabriel Fauré, Paul John Rudoi & Thad Fiscella, Andrew Fischer, Sandra Gay, Stephen Hatfield, Moses Hogan, Oliver Messiaen, Arvo Pärt, John Rutter, Stephen Sametz, and Mark Sirett. Frank Martignetti, Frank Zilinyi, and Elizabeth Read conducting the Chorale and Chamber Singers. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15 students. CONTACT: <chorus_manager@mysticriverchorale.org>, 860-460-1487.

Cantilena Chamber Choir: Geraldine Brooks, The Life of King David in words and song

Choral Calendar - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 08:35
event flier 06/03/2017 in Lenox MA: Texts by and about King David, with Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of a novel about David, A Secret Chord. Includes readings and music by Thomas Tomkins: When David Heard; Eric Whitacre: When David Heard, Heinrich Schutz: Psalmen David, G.F. Handel: Zadok the Priest, and more. With full orchestra. Adults: $30, Seniors $20. Children free. CONTACT: <satbchoir@yahoo.com>, 518-791-0185.

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival: A Mass at the Opera: Giochino Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle

Choral Calendar - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 14:53
08/18/2017 in Wellfleet MA: Neither petite nor solemn and more operatic than sacred, this piece is captivating, deeply moving and features piano, organ, vocal soloists and chamber chorale. CONTACT: <lorraine@capecodchambermusic.org>, 508-247-9400.

Voices Boston: Pirates of Penzance (Annual Operetta)

Choral Calendar - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 18:09
06/10/2017 in Chestnut Hill MA, 06/10/2017 in Chestnut Hill MA, 06/11/2017 in Chestnut Hill MA: CONTACT: <office@voicesboston.org>, 617-835-2242.

Fitchburg State University Choirs: Sea To Shining Sea: Choral Music of a Diverse America

Choral Calendar - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 17:48
event flier 05/08/2017 in Fitchburg MA: Works by American composers from the 18th century to today, spanning genres from pop to spirituals, classical to jazz, and Broadway hits. Featured composers include William Billings, Joan Szymko, William Dawson, Alice Parker, Eric Whitacre, George Gershwin, and more. Featuring the Fitchburg State Chamber Choir and Concert Choir. Free admission. CONTACT: <jharvey8@fitchburgstate.edu>.
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