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May 2018

Lexington Pops Chorus Spring Concert

Fri, May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until Sat, May 19, 2018

Hancock Church, Lexington, 1912 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA United States
$20.00

The Lexington Pops Chorus will present “Glorious Spring” at its annual May concert, Friday and Saturday, May 18th and 19th, 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church, 1912 Massachusetts Ave. Lexington. Selections include Vivaldi’s “Gloria“, with orchestral accompaniment, Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”, Lowell Alexander’s “This Day”, Jeffrey Ames’s “The World of Our Dreams”, Leon Dubinsky’s “We Rise Again”, selections from “Once on This Island” and much more. Tickets are $20 for adult, $5 for children 12 and under and $17 online or in…

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Lexington Pops Chorus Spring Concert

Sat, May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until Sat, May 19, 2018

Hancock Church, Lexington, 1912 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA United States
$20.00

The Lexington Pops Chorus will present “Glorious Spring” at its annual May concert, Friday and Saturday, May 18th and 19th, 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church, 1912 Massachusetts Ave. Lexington. Selections include Vivaldi’s “Gloria“, with orchestral accompaniment, Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”, Lowell Alexander’s “This Day”, Jeffrey Ames’s “The World of Our Dreams”, Leon Dubinsky’s “We Rise Again”, selections from “Once on This Island” and much more. Tickets are $20 for adult, $5 for children 12 and under and $17 online or in…

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Selma to Soweto: Songs of Power

Sat, May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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2018-05-20 at 3:30pm
Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont St.
Boston, 02108
$20

MYSTIC CHORALE SINGS WITH YSAYE BARNWELL!! Come share the joy as 200 singers of the Mystic Chorale, led by Nick Page,  perform songs of community, power and hope from the ongoing Civil Rights movements of South Africa and the US. Ysaye Barnwell, who has spent three decades singing with Sweet Honey In The Rock and building communities of song throughout the world is this season’s featured guest. Her central message—that together our voices matter—is sagely conveyed in the lyrics she…

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Spem in Alium: A Tribute to Hope

Sat, May 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lindsey Chapel in Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
Boston, 02116
$20

This concert features the magnificent, rarely performed Spem in Alium (c. 1570), Thomas Tallis’s incomparable 40-part motet. The program includes: Renaissance classics – Zefiro torno; jazz standards – All The Things You Are; Stanford’s moving The Blue Bird; and Hindemith’s charming Six Chansons. Also included is the winner of the CCS 19th Annual International Composition Competition, Here Among the Flowers, by David von Kampen of Lincoln, Nebraska. This special concert celebrates 30 years of music under the direction of Ray…

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The Spectrum Singers concert: Compelling Calls to Worship

Sat, May 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$15.

Music Director: John W. Ehrlich Antonin Dvorak: Mass in D major, Op. 87; Heinrich Christensen, organ Frank Martin Mass for Double Choir a cappella (1922/26) First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge Free Pre-Concert Lecture, 7:00 PM Steven Ledbetter www.spectrumsingers.org or 617-492-8902  

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Concord Chorus presents Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass

Sat, May 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Church of St. Brigid, 1981 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02421 United States
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$10 – $30

Join the Concord Chorus, now in its 72nd season, for Joseph Haydn’s “Lord Nelson Mass.” Known also as the “Missa in angustiis,” Haydn composed this dramatic masterpiece “in troubled times” as a powerful response to a turbulent world. The program will also include Haydn’s beautiful and rarely performed “Ave Regina coelorum” for soprano, chorus, and strings and sublime motets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johannes Brahms. Kevin Leong conducts the 110-voice Concord Chorus and a professional orchestra…

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We Rise

Sun, May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
First Parish Church, Plymouth, 19 Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360
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$15 – $20

Touched deeply by the "March For Our Lives" and the "Me Too" movements, Persephone's Daughters will celebrate, honor and join the the chorus of voices that are creating positive changes and a driving sense of hope for a better world. Through the power of song and spoken word, Persephone's Daughters will rally the spirit within that recognizes injustice and calls it by name;that moves outside its comfort zone to take action; that is driven by love and compassion to insist…

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Selma to Soweto: Songs of Power

Sun, May 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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2018-05-20 at 3:30pm
Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont St.
Boston, 02108
$20

MYSTIC CHORALE SINGS WITH YSAYE BARNWELL!! Come share the joy as 200 singers of the Mystic Chorale, led by Nick Page,  perform songs of community, power and hope from the ongoing Civil Rights movements of South Africa and the US. Ysaye Barnwell, who has spent three decades singing with Sweet Honey In The Rock and building communities of song throughout the world is this season’s featured guest. Her central message—that together our voices matter—is sagely conveyed in the lyrics she…

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Greater Boston Intergenerational Chorus Spring Concerts!

Sun, May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Tue, May 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St
Watertown, 02472
$10

Directed by Joanne Hammil, 83 singers from 29 area towns will perform music in many styles (multi-cultural, contemporary folk, classical, pop, gospel, rock n roll, etc.), from powerful to humorous to beautiful, in multi-part harmonies.  At First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St (just behind Watertown Square).  Come share the fun and beauty!

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Sounds of Stow Chorus presents “The Lure of the Sea”

Sun, May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
First Parish Church, Stow, 353 Great Road
Stow, MA 01775 United States
$5 – $10

Join the Sounds of Stow Chorus and other area musicians on May 20 for our annual SpringFest Concert, a lighthearted look at charming music reflecting the eternal "Lure of the Sea” led by Artistic Director Barbara Jones. Choral selections include rousing sea shanties, love songs, a lullaby and others, where the sea figures literally or as a metaphor for other aspects of life.  These range from simple arrangements of traditional songs used aboard ship to help sailors perform specific tasks,…

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Quincy Choral Society presents: Carmina Burana

Sun, May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Mary of the Hills Church, 29 St. Mary's Road
Milton, 02186
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$20.00

Under the direction of Joshua Rohde, Quincy Choral Society presents Carmina Burana by Carl Orff. Described as a scenic cantata, this performance features soloists Carey Shunskis, soprano, Sean Watland, tenor, and Craig Juricka, baritone, with the South Shore Children's Chorus directed by Kirsten Oberoi and Carey Shunskis. This exciting musical work will be accompanied by a full orchestra. The performance will be held at St. Mary of the Hills Church, 29 St. Marys Road, Milton, on May 20 at 4:00…

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Spem in Alium: A Tribute to Hope

Sun, May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pilgrim Congregational Church, 55 Coolidge Avenue
Lexington, 02420
$20

This concert features the magnificent, rarely performed Spem in Alium (c. 1570), Thomas Tallis’s incomparable 40-part motet. The program includes: Renaissance classics – Zefiro torno; jazz standards – All The Things You Are; Stanford’s moving The Blue Bird; and Hindemith’s charming Six Chansons. Also included is the winner of the CCS 19th Annual International Composition Competition, Here Among the Flowers, by David von Kampen of Lincoln, Nebraska. This special concert celebrates 30 years of music under the direction of Ray…

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Greater Boston Intergenerational Chorus Spring Concerts!

Tue, May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Tue, May 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St
Watertown, 02472
$10

Directed by Joanne Hammil, 83 singers from 29 area towns will perform music in many styles (multi-cultural, contemporary folk, classical, pop, gospel, rock n roll, etc.), from powerful to humorous to beautiful, in multi-part harmonies.  At First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St (just behind Watertown Square).  Come share the fun and beauty!

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Zamir Goes Baroque!

Wed, May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Brandeis University, Slosberg Music Center, 415 South St.
Waltham, 02453
$10 – $54

Led by Artistic Director Josh Jacobson, the Zamir Chorale of Boston will explore rarely heard Jewish polyphony from the 17th and early 18th centuries: synagogue motets (and a few love songs) by Salamone Rossi Hebreo of Mantua, Cantata ebraica by Carlo Grossi of Venice, Louis Saladin’s Canticum Hebraicum, written for the Provençal Jewish community, excerpts from Giuseppe Lidarti’s oratorio Ester, composed in Hebrew for the Jewish community in Amsterdam, and more. Zamir will be joined by an instrumental ensemble, led by renowned violinist Daniel Stepner.

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Zamir Goes Baroque!

Thu, May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Brandeis University, Slosberg Music Center, 415 South St.
Waltham, 02453
$10 – $54

Led by Artistic Director Josh Jacobson, the Zamir Chorale of Boston will explore rarely heard Jewish polyphony from the 17th and early 18th centuries: synagogue motets (and a few love songs) by Salamone Rossi Hebreo of Mantua, Cantata ebraica by Carlo Grossi of Venice, Louis Saladin’s Canticum Hebraicum, written for the Provençal Jewish community, excerpts from Giuseppe Lidarti’s oratorio Ester, composed in Hebrew for the Jewish community in Amsterdam, and more. Zamir will be joined by an instrumental ensemble, led by renowned violinist Daniel Stepner.

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MIT CCCS Spring Concert: 【賦別】Every End Is a New Beginning

Sat, May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kresge Auditorium at MIT, 48 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, 02139
$10 – $15

MIT Cambridge Chinese Choral Society (CCCS), the premier Chinese-language choral group in the Greater Boston area, will perform its 2018 Spring Concert “Every End Is a New Beginning” on Saturday, May 26, 7:30 PM at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Coinciding with the centennial of the end of World War I and taking place on Memorial Day weekend, the program revolves around themes of parting and remembrance. The centerpiece of the concert is Howard Goodall’s Eternal Light: A Requiem, while the Chinese-language selections give…

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Rainbow Connection: Pride (Boston Choral Ensemble)

Thu, May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
OBERON, 16 Arrow Street
Cambridge, 02138
$15 – $25

Start Pride Week on the right note -- Join Boston Choral Ensemble for our fourth concert of the season, Rainbow Connection: Pride! During this concert we will celebrate LGBTQIA+ colleagues with music and texts by LGBTQIA+ writers and composers, including Francis Poulenc and Benjamin Britten. This season marks the 10th anniversary of our annual commission competition. The winner this year is Mari Esabel Valverde, whose piece "Wondrous Glow" sets a poem by Amir Rabiyah. We are delighted to bring this commission to Boston. Boston Choral…

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June 2018

“Are We There Yet?”: songs from the journey

Sat, June 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Church, Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
$20

Join us for Voices Rising’s spring concert “Are We There Yet?”: songs from the journey. Voices Rising leads you on a musical journey through wooded hills, alongside mountain lakes, and beyond to distant stars as we reflect on journeys both literal and metaphorical. Our path takes us down a dirt road on a bicycle, out into the Pacific ocean in a traditional Polynesian canoe, and along the highway in a Winnebago filled with friends. Whatever your favorite form of travel, please…

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Together

Sat, June 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Sun, June 3, 2018 at 3:00pm

NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA
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$25

Celebrate pride with music from Broadway to the movies; from folk & spirituals to pop. ​Your feet will tap. ​Your heart will thump. ​Your spirit will soar.   Tickets start at $25 (before fees)

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Together

Sun, June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Sun, June 3, 2018 at 3:00pm

NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA
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$25

Celebrate pride with music from Broadway to the movies; from folk & spirituals to pop. ​Your feet will tap. ​Your heart will thump. ​Your spirit will soar.   Tickets start at $25 (before fees)

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“Are We There Yet?”: songs from the journey

Sun, June 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Eliot Church, Center Street
Newton MA,
$20

Join us for Voices Rising’s spring concert “Are We There Yet?”: songs from the journey. Voices Rising leads you on a musical journey through wooded hills, alongside mountain lakes, and beyond to distant stars as we reflect on journeys both literal and metaphorical. Our path takes us down a dirt road on a bicycle, out into the Pacific ocean in a traditional Polynesian canoe, and along the highway in a Winnebago filled with friends. Whatever your favorite form of travel, please…

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The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus with Soprano Ute Gfrerer present America in Harmony 

Sun, June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cary Hall, Lexington MA, 1605 Massachusetts Ave.
Lexington, MA 01760 United States
$15 – $25.00

The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus with Soprano Ute Gfrerer present America in Harmony Sunday, June 3, 2018 • 4:00 PM Cary Hall 1605 Mass. Ave., Lexington Massachusetts For tickets visit www.saengerfest.org General Admission $25 Students $15 Celebrating 25 years of singing featuring the première of  “New England Concordance” by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Lewis Spratlan, commissioned by the chorus and the première of “A Cask of Porter,”a medley of Cole Porter’s songs arranged by J. Clifton Noble. “America in Harmony” Set to…

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Strawberry Festival and Pops Concert

Fri, June 8 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Arlington Town Hall, Arlington MA, Arlington Center
Arlington, MA United States
$5

Entertainment in the Arlington Town Hall Courtyard by the Liberty Bones Brass Ensemble and Davey the Clown, followed by a Pops Concert in the Town Hall by the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Arlington-Belmont Chorale, Orlando Cela and Barry Singer, music directors; music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart, Irving Fine, Leonard Bernstein.

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Visions of Shalom

Sun, June 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington Street
Newton, 02466
$15 – $18

Join Koleinu on Sunday, June 10th, for our spring concert as we return to Temple Reyim for a beautiful program of Jewish choral music! Tenor soloist Cantor Peter Halpern and clarinetist Cantor Becky Khitrik  join Koleinu in music by the playful and inventive Bonia Shur, unique and beautiful Sabbath settings of Frederick Piket, and the thrilling music of Leonard Bernstein, along with other choral offerings. Tickets available at koleinu.org

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July 2018

Sing In Spain Next Spring

Tue, July 10 @ 12:00 am - Sun, September 9 @ 12:00 am
$3,678

 Join Saengerfest on a concert tour of Barcelona and Madrid in late April early May, 2019. We welcome singers who would like to prepare our Madrid-Barcelona repertoire and perform with Saengerfest and local choruses in late April/early May, 2019, exact dates of this eight-day tour to be set next month. Saengerfest welcomes non-singing friends as well to join us exploring these two major cities and their surroundings.  The currently estimated price for the basic tour is $3,500 per person. Before- and…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, July 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, July 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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August 2018

Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, August 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, August 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Shostakovich, Borodin, and Tchaikovsky at the Hatch Shell

Wed, August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The New World Chorale and the Mercury Orchestra, conducted by Channing Yu, are performing a free outdoor concert featuring some of the most fervent music of several Russian composers. The New World Chorale joins the orchestra for “Polovtsian Dances” from Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin. Other works on the program include Festive Overture by Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.

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September 2018

Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, September 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, September 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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October 2018

Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Brookline A Cappella in Concert

Fri, October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St. Paul Street
Brookline, 02446
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$20.00

Brookline A Cappella presents a concert of music from the United States and Great Britain. Repertoire will include classical, jazz, folk and more.

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First Ladies: Beach, Clarke, Caccini and more!

Sat, October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Sat, October 20, 2018 at 8:00pm

Eliot Church, Center Street
Newton MA,
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$15 – $30

Five centuries of music by women who were first in their field! Amy Beach, Quartet For Strings (In One Movement), Op.89  (1929) Kyrie from Mass in Eflat , Op.5 (1892) (arr. by Chris Trotman) Rebecca Clarke, Comodo e Amabile (1924) for string quartet                       He That Dwelleth (1921) voices a cappella Marianna von Martines, Miserere (1768) Francesca Caccini Duets (1618) Ethel Smyth Kyrie from Mass in D (1925)                       (arr. for chorus and string quartet by Amelia LeClair) Patricia Van…

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First Ladies: Beach, Clarke, Caccini and more!

Sun, October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lindsey Chapel in Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
Boston, 02116
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$15 – $30

Five centuries of music by women who were first in their field! Amy Beach, Quartet For Strings (In One Movement), Op.89  (1929) Kyrie from Mass in Eflat , Op.5 (1892) (arr. by Chris Trotman) Rebecca Clarke, Comodo e Amabile (1924) for string quartet                       He That Dwelleth (1921) voices a cappella Marianna von Martines, Miserere (1768) Francesca Caccini Duets (1618) Ethel Smyth Kyrie from Mass in D (1925)                       (arr. for chorus and string quartet by Amelia LeClair) Patricia Van…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Armistice: The Journey for Peace

Sun, October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All Saints Parish, Brookline, 1773 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02445 United States
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$15 – $62

The Boston Cecilia opens its 143rd season under the direction of its new Music Director, George Case, with a concert which speaks to the power of peace despite the inevitability of conflict. The program features Jeffrey Van's A Procession Winding Around Me, a setting of Walt Whitman's war poetry, and Herbert Howell's luminous Requiem. Also included are compositions by William Byrd, William Schuman, and Thomas Tomkins.

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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November 2018

Psalms and Sonnets

Sat, November 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pilgrim Congregational Church, 55 Coolidge Avenue
Lexington, 02420
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$20 – $25

This year, The Master Singers is proudly celebrating half a century of making exceptional music in Lexington. The 50th Anniversary Season opens with a concert of Psalms and Sonnets in the sanctuary of Pilgrim Congregational Church, 55 Coolidge Lexington, MA. Composers of Psalm settings include Telemann (canons), Mendelssohn (Psalm 43), Schubert (Psalm 23) and Jean Berger (Brazilian Psalm, sung in Portuguese). The Sonnet settings include those by Vaughan Williams (Shakespeare), Brandeis faculty composer David Rakowski (Elizabeth Barrett Browning) and the jazz pianist George Shearing…

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Seraphim Singers: Divine Encounters

Sat, November 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Eliot Church, Center Street
Newton MA,
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The Seraphim Singers under the direction of Jennifer Lester present works by Renaissance, Romantic, and modern composers, including Vaughan Williams, Frank Ferko, and Christina Whitten Thomas.

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Seraphim Singers: Divine Encounters

Sun, November 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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The Seraphim Singers under the direction of Jennifer Lester present works by Renaissance, Romantic, and modern composers, including Vaughan Williams, Frank Ferko, and Christina Whitten Thomas.

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, November 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Masterworks Chorale presents Mozart’s Requiem & Michael Schachter’s Uriel

Sat, November 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
Cambridge, 02138
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$5

Experience Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s powerful Requiem, in the version completed by musicologist and keyboardist Robert Levin, and the Boston-Cambridge premiere of Michael Schachter’s Uriel. A native of Westborough, Schachter composed his setting of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem as a dramatic complement to the Mozart Requiem. Kevin Leong conducts the 70-voice Masterworks Chorale and a professional orchestra on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 8:00 PM at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre (45 Quincy Street) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The concert features a superb…

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Back Bay Chorale presents Caroline Shaw’s “Seven Joys”

Sat, November 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Emmanuel Episcopal Church Of Boston, 15 Newbury Street
Boston, 02116
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Please join the Back Bay Chorale as we open our 2018-2019 season with the premiere of Pulitzer Prize® winner Caroline Shaw’s Seven Joys, a multi-movement rumination on ‘joy’ commissioned by the Chorale for this performance. Caroline's music has been described by the Philadelphia Inquirer as, "an American sound that is both broad and serene; a pulsing, meditative expansion of sound." The concert is rounded out by works by modern and traditional composers, including Jonathan Dove (1959), Benjamin Britten, Edward Elgar, and Samuel Barber's choral setting of his…

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Remembering Our Veterans: Fauré Requiem

Sun, November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Unitarian Society in Newton, 1326 Washington Street
West Newton, 02465
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Free

Remembering Our Veterans: The choirs of the First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton and the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington will join forces in singing Gabriel Fauré's transcendentally beautiful Requiem, on Sunday November 11, at 10:15am at FUUSN, in West Newton Square. The singers will be accompanied by members of the Worcester Youth Orchestra. Free.

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Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem

Sun, November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA
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$30 – $45

The combined voices of the Metropolitan and Commonwealth Chorales present Verdi's titanic masterpiece on Sunday, November 11th at 2pm. The 180-voiced chorus performs under the baton of Lisa Graham in New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Soprano: Antonia Tamer, Mezzo: Vera Savage, Tenor: Yeghishe Manucharyan, Bass: James Harrington Lisa Graham, Music Director, Metropolitan Chorale David Carrier, Music Director, Commonwealth Chorale Tickets: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10330633; $35 -  General admission, $45 -  Preferred seating, $30 - Seniors, $10 - Student rush with ID - day of event

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Masterworks: Rachmaninov and Part

Sun, November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boston’s Basilica, 1545 Tremont Street
Boston, MA, 02120
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$15 – $25

Sergei Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil, Op. 37 Arvo Pärt: Ja ma kuulsin hääle … (And I heard a voice …)  Our performance of Rachmaninoff’s stunning setting of the Russian Orthodox All-Night Vigil (1915), widely regarded as his finest composition, is paired with the American premiere of a new work by Arvo Pärt (And I heard a voice …).

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WCS Fall Concert: Magnificent Magnificats

Sun, November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills, 309 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481 United States
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Free – $20

The Wellesley Choral Society's fall concert is Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at 4 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills, 309 Washington St., Wellesley, MA.  It highlights Magnificent Magnificats, composed between the 16th and 20th centuries, featuring Vivaldi's Magnificat (RV 610/611) as well as those of Palestrina, Scheidt, Charpentier, Tchaikovsky, Stanford, Vaughn Williams, and Rachmaninoff.  There is ample free parking in the church lot and the sanctuary is handicapped accessible. Tickets: $20 Adults; $15 Seniors & Students; Children…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, November 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Mystic Chorale sings LOVE!

Sat, November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont St.
Boston, 02108
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$20

175 Mystic Chorale voices sing out about the many dimensions of LOVE this fall, from the sweet blush of a new crush to the misery of a break-up to the tenderness we feel with a baby in our arms. Music ranges from the gentle caress of a Celtic ballad to the rock-out glory of classics, “Why Do Fools Fall in Love and “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling”, from Katy Perry's “Firework” to a Lennon-McCartney love song; from a rousing HAMILTON hit to…

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Sounds of Stow: Handel’s ‘Samson’

Sun, November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hale School, 55 Hartley Road
Stow, MA, 01775
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$10 – $25

Sounds of Stow Chorus & Orchestra will open its 40th Anniversary Season with a performance of Handel's oratorio "Samson." It will be performed with full orchestral accompaniment and renowned soloists Charles Blandy, Samson; Jessica Cooper, Delilah; Deborah Rentz-Moore, Mark-Andrew Cleveland, Ulysses Thomas, Nicole Estimate, and Jay Lane.  Following the concert, there will be a reception and Silent Auction.

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Mozart Requiem with Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms Society

Sun, November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Faneuil Hall, 1 Faneuil Hall Square
Boston, MA 02109
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$25 – $80

In their first collaboration, the New World Chorale and the Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms Society are performing the Robert D. Levin completion of the Mozart Requiem, conducted by Steven Lipsitt. Also on the program: Bach: Inventions Mendelssohn: Concert Piece for Clarinet & Bassethorn

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Mystic Chorale sings LOVE!

Sun, November 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont St.
Boston, 02108
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$20

175 Mystic Chorale voices sing out about the many dimensions of love this fall, from the sweet blush of a new crush to the misery of a break-up to the tenderness we feel with a baby in our arms. Music ranges from the gentle caress of a Celtic ballad to the rock-out glory of classics, “Why Do Fools Fall in Love and “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling”, from Katy Perry's “Firework” to a Lennon-McCartney love song; from a rousing HAMILTON hit to…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, November 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Radiant Dawn: Music for Christmas

Fri, November 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Church of the Advent, Boston, 30 Brimmer Street
Boston, 02108
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$15 – $62

The Boston Cecilia returns to the Church of the Advent in Boston and All Saints Parish in Brookline in a concert celebrating light. Continuing to explore American and British choral music of the 20th and 21st centuries, the ensemble will feature Morten Lauridsen’s choral classic Lux Aeterna and Ralph Vaughan Williams' beloved Fantasia on Christmas Carols with baritone soloist John Bitsas. Emmanuel Church organist Kevin Neel will be the accompanist. Cellist Shay Rudolph will accompany the chorus on Norwegian-born composer…

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Cycles: Songs and seasons recede and renew

Fri, November 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St. Paul Street
Brookline, MA, 02446
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$15 – $20

Here is a cappella choral music to delight your ears and warm your spirit! It will remind you of how words and music associated with the Nativity have a way of reappearing over centuries, though each time in a new way that reflects musical trends of a new era. The program opens with Bob Chilcott’s Gifts for the Child of Winter, followed by Seasons, an extended work for unaccompanied voices by Dominick Argento, in which the choir gives musical form…

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December 2018

Oh What Fun! Celebrating 100 Years of Song

Sat, December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Sun, December 2, 2018 at 3:00pm

Old South United Methodist Church, 6 Salem Street
Reading, 01867
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$5 – $20

A selection of holiday favorites from previous concerts to honor Reading Community Singers' 100th anniversary coming up in 2019.

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Winter Concert

Sat, December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fisk Memorial United Methodist Church, 106 Walnut Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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An evening of winter and holiday repertoire performed in the beautiful sanctuary of Fisk Memorial United Methodist church in Natick. Reception with hors d'oeuvres and sweets to follow. Raffle baskets, too!

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Exsultet! Sing Heigh-Ho! Unto the Green Holly

Our annual winter concert, spanning many traditions and musical styles.

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A Season of Glorias!

Sat, December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Peter’s Epsicopal Church, 4 Ocean St.
Beverly, 01915
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$20 – $25

An awesome outpouring of Glorias highlight Cantemus’s holiday concert. Come hear music of Gabrieli, Rutter and Bass who composed stunning tributes glorifying the season, the heavens and the earth. Full brass choir with percussion and organ will accompany the chorus. Other pieces that tell of the holiday’s excitement, Walker’s uplifting Ring Out, Wild Bells, G. Gabrieli’s 2-choir motet O Magnum Mysterium and Cantemus’s stirring signature piece, Lauridsen’s Sure On This Shining Night, complete the program. Adults $25, Seniors $20, under…

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Pilgrim Festival Chorus presents Carols for the 21st Century

Sat, December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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St. Bonaventure Parish, 801 State Road
Plymouth, MA, 02345
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$14 – $20

Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC), the region’s principal community chorus, presents its holiday season concert, Carols for the 21st Century, on Saturday, December 1 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, December 2 at 4:00 pm, at St. Bonaventure Parish, 801 State Road, Plymouth. The chorus is conducted by Co-Artistic Director William B. Richter and accompanied by Co-Artistic Director Elizabeth Chapman Reilly on organ and piano, and special guest Sally Cole Tucker on flute and piccolo. Carols for the 21st Century ushers in…

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Wondrous Light

Sat, December 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Sacred works of Britten, Schütz, Josquin, Rheinberger, Marvin, Rindfleisch and Victoria, with audience carol singing

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Pilgrim Festival Chorus presents Carols for the 21st Century

Sun, December 2 @ 4:00 am - Mon, December 3 @ 5:30 pm
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One event on Sat, December 1, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on Sun, December 2, 2018 at 4:00am

St. Bonaventure Parish, 801 State Road
Plymouth, MA, 02345
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$14 – $20

Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC), the region’s principal community chorus, presents its holiday season concert, Carols for the 21st Century, on Saturday, December 1 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, December 2 at 4:00 pm, at St. Bonaventure Parish, 801 State Road, Plymouth. The chorus is conducted by Co-Artistic Director William B. Richter and accompanied by Co-Artistic Director Elizabeth Chapman Reilly on organ and piano, and special guest Sally Cole Tucker on flute and piccolo. Carols for the 21st Century ushers in…

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JS Bach: Magnificat in D major, BWV243

Sun, December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Christ Church Andover, 33 Central Street
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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$10 – $30

Enjoy the majesty of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 under the baton of Artistic Director David Hodgkins.  Join us on Sunday December 2nd, 3PM at Christ Church, 33 Central St. Andover, MA.  Free pre-concert lecture begins at 2PM.  Reception afterward.  For further information and tickets, please see www.newenglandclassical.org or call (978) 384-NECS.  Call for special family rate.

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Oh What Fun! Celebrating 100 Years of Song

Sun, December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Sun, December 2, 2018 at 3:00pm

Old South United Methodist Church, 6 Salem Street
Reading, 01867
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$5 – $20

A selection of holiday favorites from previous concerts to honor Reading Community Singers' 100th anniversary coming up in 2019.

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Radiant Dawn: Music for Christmas

Sun, December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All Saints Parish, Brookline, 1773 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02445 United States
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$15 – $62

The Boston Cecilia returns to the Church of the Advent in Boston and All Saints Parish in Brookline in a concert celebrating light. Continuing to explore American and British choral music of the 20th and 21st centuries, the ensemble will feature Morten Lauridsen’s choral classic Lux Aeterna and Ralph Vaughan Williams' beloved Fantasia on Christmas Carols with baritone soloist John Bitsas. Emmanuel Church organist Kevin Neel will be the accompanist. Cellist Shay Rudolph will accompany the chorus on Norwegian-born composer…

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A Season of Glorias!

Sun, December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb St.
Newburyport, 01950
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$20 – $25

An awesome outpouring of Glorias highlight Cantemus’s holiday concert. Come hear music of Gabrieli, Rutter and Bass who composed stunning tributes glorifying the season, the heavens and the earth. Full brass choir with percussion and organ will accompany the chorus. Other pieces that tell of the holiday’s excitement, Walker’s uplifting Ring Out, Wild Bells, G. Gabrieli’s 2-choir motet O Magnum Mysterium and Cantemus’s stirring signature piece, Lauridsen’s Sure On This Shining Night, complete the program. Adults $25, Seniors $20, under…

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Luminosa: Seasonal Works for Women’s Voices by Women Composers

Sun, December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$15 – $20

As the days shorted and December approaches, we invite you to join the Women of Cantilena as we present secular and sacred music written for women's voices by contemporary women composers:  Abbie Betinis, Joan Szymko, Andrea Clearfield, Elizabeth Alexander, Rebecca Clark and more.   $20 general and $15 student/senior at the door, $18 in advance

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Choral Art Society of the South Shore Winter Concert

Sun, December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Scituate Center for the Performing Arts, 606 Chief Justice Cushing Highway
Scituate, 02066
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$12 – $20

Choral Art Society of the South Shore Presents Jingle All the Way- Holiday Music for Everyone!      

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Cycles: Songs and seasons recede and renew

Sun, December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop Street
Cambridge, 02138
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$15 – $20

Here is a cappella choral music to delight your ears and warm your spirit! It will remind you of how words and music associated with the Nativity have a way of reappearing over centuries, though each time in a new way that reflects musical trends of a new era. The program opens with Bob Chilcott’s Gifts for the Child of Winter, followed by Seasons, an extended work for unaccompanied voices by Dominick Argento, in which the choir gives musical form…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25, 2019

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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Winter Concert

Mon, December 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Baptist Church, Needham, 858 Great Plain Avenue
Needham, MA 02492 United States
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$19 – $20

Carols, holiday favorites, music by Leonard  Bernstein including selections from Mass, West Side Story, Peter Pan; guest artists Brookline High School a cappella groups.

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Holiday Pops!

Fri, December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, 02420
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$10 – $55

Join the Lexington Symphony and the New World Chorale for this growing Lexington tradition! Every season, Jonathan McPhee finds a new twist on popular music from the Holiday Season, ensuring a fresh experience that brings family and community together in the spirit of celebration.

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Project Bread Messiah Sing (GBCC Friend Event)

Fri, December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
All Saints Parish, Brookline, 1773 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02445 United States
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The Annual Project Bread Messiah Sing will be held on Friday, December 7, 7:30 pm at All Saints Parish in Brookline. The performance will feature: Elizabeth Swanson, soprano; Sophie Michaux, mezzo; Garry McLinn, tenor; and Ethan Sagin, bass, accompanied by a festival orchestra with Anne Watson Born, conductor. George Frideric Handel’s Messiah is a holiday favorite. This concert is a fundraiser for Project Bread and the Greater Boston Walk for Hunger, which provides meals for homeless and hungry individuals and…

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Cantata Singers presents “A Renaissance Christmas”

Fri, December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, Boston, 299 Berkeley St
Boston, 02116
$25 – $75

Celebrate the holidays with Cantata Singers! You have two chances to hear this dazzling, gorgeous music of the Renaissance: motets by Heinrich Schütz, Michael Praetorius, Tomás Luis de Victoria, and Orlande de Lassus for eighteen singers and chamber ensemble. Following the performance, all are invited to attend free post-concert receptions. Fri, Dec 7, 2018 / 8pm Sun, Dec 9, 2018 / 3pm First Lutheran Church, Boston 299 Berkeley Street, Boston Single Tickets: $25-$75 Call 617.868.5885 Visit cantatasingers.org GBCC Members get…

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Dedham Choral Society presents: Behold New Joy!

Fri, December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Holy Name Church, 1689 Centre Street
West Roxbury MA, 02132
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$5 – $30.

Celebrate the joy of the season with a concert of familiar carols in arrangements for chorus, brass and organ. The composers, alive and thriving, represent the best from both sides of the Atlantic: Bob Chilcott and Cecilia McDowall from England, Karl Jenkins from Wales, with Shawn Kirchner representing the US. The program will also include a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of 1918, with Chilcott’s “The Face of Peace,” set to words of the French poet Paul Eluard, who…

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Concord Chorus Winter Holiday Concerts (2:00 & 5:00 PM)

Sat, December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Middlesex School Memorial Chapel, 1400 Lowell Road
Concord, 01742
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$10 – $30

Join the Concord Chorus, now in its 73rd season, for a heavenly selection of music and carols for the holiday season.  Kevin Leong conducts the 110-voice Concord Chorus on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM at the Middlesex School’s Memorial Chapel (1400 Lowell Road) in Concord, Massachusetts.  The program spans six centuries of choral music, including works by Palestrina, Bach, Brahms, Barber and Lauridsen, and favorite carols.  The concert also features organist Jonathan Wessler and pianist…

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Concord Chorus Winter Holiday Concerts (2:00 & 5:00 PM)

Sat, December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on Sat, December 8, 2018 at 5:00pm

Middlesex School Memorial Chapel, 1400 Lowell Road
Concord, 01742
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$10 – $30

Join the Concord Chorus, now in its 73rd season, for a heavenly selection of music and carols for the holiday season.  Kevin Leong conducts the 110-voice Concord Chorus on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM at the Middlesex School’s Memorial Chapel (1400 Lowell Road) in Concord, Massachusetts.  The program spans six centuries of choral music, including works by Palestrina, Bach, Brahms, Barber and Lauridsen, and favorite carols.  The concert also features organist Jonathan Wessler and pianist…

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MIT Women’s Chorale Winter Concert

Sat, December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA United States
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Free

The Chorale will present a rarely performed work by Joseph Michael Haydn, the lovely and lively Vespers for the Feast of the Holy Innocents, with string ensemble, horns, and organ. Other music on the program includes  two Latin American folksongs, and an ethereal a cappella piece by contemporary Spanish composer, Javier Busto. Our main concert will take place at on December 8th at 5 pm at Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church, 1555 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Sq., with a reception to follow.…

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Winterlude – A Winter Concert by In Choro Novo

Sat, December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, 02215
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$15. – $20.

Please come in from the cold and join us for a wonderful evening of music.  In Choro Novo will be performing the following pieces. My Wish (Steel/Robson/Lojeski), Stompin' At The Savoy (Goodman/Kerr), Londonderry Air (Irish/Knight), Veni, Veni Emmanuel (Kodaly), O Sacrum Convivium (da Palestrina), Ubi Caritas (Gjeilo), Shenandoah (Erb), Draw On Sweet Night (Wilbye), If Ever I Would Leave You (Loewe/Lerner), Carol of the Bells (Leontovich/Wilhousky),  Home (Foster-Gillies/Buble/Chang), That Old Black Magic (Arlen/Mercer/Zegree), Erev Shel Shoshanim (Hadar/Dor/Klebanow), "Tis The Season -…

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Wondrous Light

Sat, December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hancock United Church of Christ, 1912 Mass Ave (on the Green)
Lexington,
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Sacred works of Britten, Schütz, Josquin, Rheinberger, Marvin, Rindfleisch and Victoria, with audience carol singing

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Cycles: Songs and seasons recede and renew

Sat, December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street
Boston, 02116
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$15 – $20

Here is a cappella choral music to delight your ears and warm your spirit! It will remind you of how words and music associated with the Nativity have a way of reappearing over centuries, though each time in a new way that reflects musical trends of a new era. The program opens with Bob Chilcott’s Gifts for the Child of Winter, followed by Seasons, an extended work for unaccompanied voices by Dominick Argento, in which the choir gives musical form…

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The Immigrant Experience

Sun, December 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Unitarian Society in Newton, 1326 Washington Street
West Newton, 02465
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The First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton choir will sing John Kramer's The Immigrant Experience cantata, as part of a service contemplating what it means to be an immigrant and how we can support refugees in today's political climate. The cantata is scored for 3 soloists, choir, piano, clarinet, violin and cello. Also performing: CreationDance and the FUUSN Flute Choir. Free-will offering to support the families of refugees (asylum seekers) that FUUSN is sponsoring with four other churches and synagogues in…

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Holiday Pops!

Sun, December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, 02420
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$10 – $55

Join the Lexington Symphony and the New World Chorale for this growing Lexington tradition! Every season, Jonathan McPhee finds a new twist on popular music from the Holiday Season, ensuring a fresh experience that brings family and community together in the spirit of celebration.

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Cantata Singers presents “A Renaissance Christmas”

Sun, December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, Boston, 299 Berkeley St
Boston, 02116
$25 – $75

Celebrate the holidays with Cantata Singers! You have two chances to hear this dazzling, gorgeous music of the Renaissance: motets by Heinrich Schütz, Michael Praetorius, Tomás Luis de Victoria, and Orlande de Lassus for eighteen singers and chamber ensemble. Following the performance, all are invited to attend free post-concert receptions. Fri, Dec 7, 2018 / 8pm Sun, Dec 9, 2018 / 3pm First Lutheran Church, Boston 299 Berkeley Street, Boston Single Tickets: $25-$75 Call 617.868.5885 Visit cantatasingers.org GBCC Members get…

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Songs of the New Silk Road

Sun, December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Christ Church Quincy, 12 Quincy Avenue
Quincy, 02169
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Free

In the spirit of optimism and Henry C. Carey's concept of "a harmony of interests," the Schiller Boston Chorus will perform an afternoon of Classical choral music and African-American Spirituals.  They will be joined by guest soloists performing rarely-heard pieces from Russia, United States, China, and more.  Also will include some seasonal favorites from Handel's Messiah.  Concert is free and open to the public!   Join us afterward for light refreshments and meet the artists and chorus members!

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Brass & Bows & Boys

Sun, December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sun, December 16, 2018

NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA
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$25

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! 8-piece orchestra. Bows and gay apparel. 200 members of the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus singing traditional favorites and modern classics. BGMC puts the Merry into Christmas!   Sunday Dec 9, 2018 at 3pm Sunday Dec 9, 2018 at 7pm Friday Dec 14, 2018 at 8pm Saturday Dec 15, 2018 at 8pm Sunday Dec 16, 2018 at 8pm Tickets start at $25 (before fees) To purchase tickets visit www.bgmc.org or call 617-542-SING (7464)

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December Reflections

Sun, December 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
$15 – $20

95th Winter season concert presented by Braintree Choral Society under the musical direction of Charles A. Dillingham, accompanied by Susan Gilleece-Reilley with guest musicians. Concert will feature "Seven Joys of Christmas" by Kirke Mechem plus other songs of the season.

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Holiday Concert

Sun, December 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$5 – $15

Join the Arlington-Belmont Chorale (Barry Singer, director) and the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra (Orlando Cela, director) in a Holiday Concert, Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 3:30 p.m.  Location: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church, 630 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington MA.  For information: president@arlington.org.  Tickets at the door only: general admission $15, seniors/students $10, children 17 and under $5. Program: Gounod, St. Cecilia Mass; Sinfonia sopra una canzona d’amore, Nino Rota; The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite 1, arranged by Robert Shaw and Robert Russell Bennett; Ave…

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A Master Singers Christmas

Sun, December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
First Parish Church, Lexington, 7 Harrington Road
Lexington, MA United States
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$20 – $25

Join us for Mozart’s Missa Brevis in D, as well as Francesco Durant’s Magnificat, which was misattributed to Giovani Pergolesi for many years. We will close the concert with a selection of traditional Christmas carols, and a festive reception follows. Come celebrate the season with us!

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A Season of Glorias!

Sun, December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
1st Church, Swampscott, 40 Monument Ave.
Swampscott, 01907
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$20 – $25

An awesome outpouring of Glorias highlight Cantemus’s holiday concert. Come hear music of Gabrieli, Rutter and Bass who composed stunning tributes glorifying the season, the heavens and the earth. Full brass choir with percussion and organ will accompany the chorus. Other pieces that tell of the holiday’s excitement, Walker’s uplifting Ring Out, Wild Bells, G. Gabrieli’s 2-choir motet O Magnum Mysterium and Cantemus’s stirring signature piece, Lauridsen’s Sure On This Shining Night, complete the program. Adults $25, Seniors $20, under…

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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Night Song is a Sunday evening, 45-minute musical event at First Church in Cambridge that fosters meditation and contemplation, providing a refuge from the stress and frantic pace of daily lives. Through the stillness of the evening, burning candles, occasional incense and bells, art and dance, and most especially music, Night Song brings serene beauty and quiet peace into human lives.  No words are spoken; everything is perceived through the senses. The music is a unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental…

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