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Community Conversation: A Three Lecture Series, “Transforming the Silence,” At President’s College, University of Hartford

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 22:48

Three informative lectures are part of a series of eight Community Conversations prior to the Hartford Premiere of Letter from Italy, 1944, to be presented by the combined voices of GMChorale and Hartford Chorale, with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, at The Bushnell on May 4, 2017. Commissioned by GMChorale and composed and written by Sarah Meneely-Kyder and Nancy Fitz-Hugh Meneely, the oratorio is based on the true story of their father, Dr. John K.

Blue Heron Releases the Final Disc in 5-CD Peterhouse Set

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 09:33

Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks, Vol. 5 (BHCD1007). Blue Heron / Scott Metcalfe, director

  • Anonymous: Missa sine nomine
  • Hugh Sturmy: Exultet in hac die
  • Robert Hunt: Ave Maria mater dei
  • John Mason: Ve nobis miseris

Restored by Nick Sandon
Street Date: March 17, 2017 Total Time: 55:35

Bach Mass in B Minor Lecture Series

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 15:02

Kevin Leong, Music Director of the Concord Chorus
Three Sundays — March 19 & 26, April 2 — 3:00 to 5:00 PM

Newbury Court (Morrison Theatre) 100 Newbury Court Road, Concord, MA 01742

Join Kevin Leong, Music Director of the Concord Chorus, on a guided listening tour of Johann Sebastian Bach’s magnificent “Mass in B Minor.” This three-lecture series will explore the various historical and musical issues surrounding the work, including its genesis, the organization of its parts, and detailed musical and textual aspects of the score.

New England Carol Contest

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 20:06

ChoralArt (formerly known as The Choral Art Society) of Portland, Maine announces its Fourth annual New England Carol Contest.

ChoralArt seeks new carols from composers with a New England connection (born in, current resident of, or composer currently studying at a college, university, or conservatory in one of the six New England states). The winning entry will be premiered during the 2017–2018 season. The 2017 guidelines stipulate