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January 2018

Meridian Singers–Music of Johannes Brahms

Tue, January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MIT Chapel, opposite 77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge ,02139
Free

Meridian Singers, an a cappella chorus based at MIT and directed by Michael Barrett, will present music of Johannes Brahms and selections from his music library. Free and open to the public.

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Heavenly Bodies: A Celestial Celebration in Song

Sat, January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
First Church, Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston,MA02116United States

Please join Voices Rising for our winter concert “Heavenly Bodies.” Our concert explores the inspiration we receive from looking heavenward. The universe has provided composers and poets as wide ranging as Randall Thompson, Van Morrison, Sara Teasdale and Sappho of Lesbos with ample fodder for beautiful verse in music, prose, and poetry. Our song offerings this season revolve around this celestial inspiration, and the comfort we can find in knowing we are a part of something bigger than ourselves. Saturday,…

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Wellesley Choral Society Winter Concert: Americana Themed Cabaret

Sat, January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Thu, January 1, 1970 at 7:00pm

Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 207 Washington St.
Wellesley Hills, MA,02481
$15 – $20

The Wellesley Choral Society holds its fun-filled pops-style winter cabaret concert (including food, wine, and silent auction) on Saturday, January 27, 2018 starting at 7 P.M. at the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church.  This concert features music of many American composers, including Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, and Randall Thompson.  Tickets are available at the door: Adults $20; Students and Seniors $15; Children 12 and Under Free.  Free parking is available in the church parking lot.

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Turmoil & Repose: music of Haydn, Runestad, Lauridsen

Sat, January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Littleton High School, 56 King Street
Littleton,MA01460United States
$10

This eclectic program features music by one of the great composers of the Western canon, Franz Joseph Haydn, along with works by the contemporary composers Morten Lauridsen and Jake Runestad. Haydn’s Missa in tempore belli and Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna will be accompanied by members of the Orchestra at Indian Hill, while Runestad’s beautiful “Come to the Woods” will be accompanied by Shawn McCann. The through-line of our performance is the concept of turmoil and rest: each work has moments of…

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Metropolitan Opera National Council: New England Region Finals

Sun, January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston,MA
$35 – $100

*From GBCC Friend Organization: Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Experience the thrill of competition and the joy of song. Singers ages 20 to 30 perform at historic Jordan Hall before judges of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.  Applause is encouraged.  Judges' awards are announced at the end of the afternoon, with winners advancing to compete for Grand Finals prizes in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House.  Your ticket purchase, along with patron donations, fund the New England Region awards.…

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Andover Choral Society concert featuring Rutter’s “Requiem”

Sun, January 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Andover High School, 430 Osgood Street
North Andover,MA01845United States
$5 – $25

Andover Choral Society celebrates its 88th season on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at North Andover High School auditorium, with a concert entitled “A Voice from Heaven” featuring John Rutter’s Requiem, Felix Mendelssohn's "As a Deer Pants" and "Grant us Peace" and Mack Wilberg's "Peace Like a River." Composed in 1985, the Requiem is one of the most beloved choral works of the twentieth century. Rutter combined texts from both the Latin Requiem Mass and the Angelican Book of…

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February 2018

Music of South America and Spain

Fri, February 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 200 Beacon Street
Somerville,02143
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$30

Join us! The Chamber Series continues with a program featuring twentieth-century music of South America and Spain. Hear songs for solo treble voices by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Federico Garcia Lorca, and Carlos Guastavino, among others. Featuring Cantata Singers members Bonnie Gleason, Karyl Ryczek, and Alexandra Whitfield, sopranos; and Elizabeth Eschen and Lynn Torgove, mezzo-sopranos. Musicologist Chelsea Burns will give the pre-concert talk at 6:30pm, free to all ticketholders. Following the performance, all are invited to attend the post-concert reception. Program: Fernando Obradors: Con…

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Annual FUUSN Musicians Concert

Sun, February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
First Unitarian Society in Newton, 1326 Washington Street
West Newton,02465
Free

Come and hear the wonderful musicians of the First Unitarian Universalist Society in concert on Sunday, February 11,1pm at FUUSN. You’ll hear renowned pianist Lois Shapiro, professional saxophonist and composer Geoff Wadsworth, music of Brahms, a little bluegrass, original jazz and rock compositions, and MORE – a fantastic array of musical styles and moods.   The concert is free and open to the public. www.fusn.org

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Brothers Sing On! An A Cappella Festival Hosted by The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus

Sun, February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wellesley High School, 50 Rice Street
Wellesley, MA,02481
$6 – $25.00

Brothers Sing On! An A Cappella Festival Hosted by The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus with The Yale Whiffenpoofs, the Wellesley High School Men’s Chorus, and the Handel and Haydn Society Young Men’s Chorus in an afternoon of sonorous a cappella singing. Sunday, February 11, 2018 • 4:00 PM Wellesley High School Katherine L. Babson Auditorium 50 Rice Street Wellesley Hills, MA. 02481 For tickets visit www.saengerfest.org GENERAL ADMISSION: $25.00 • STUDENTS: $15.00 • SENIORS: $15.00 UNDER 6 YEARS: FREE On…

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Mystic Choral sings Gospel!

Sat, February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont St.
Boston,02108
$20

The Mystic Chorale presents its annual Gospel concert in February. Led by award­-winning gospel director Jonathan Singleton, the 250­-voices­-strong chorale and 5-piece band present two joyful and spirit-filled performances featuring eclectic music rooted in the African American gospel tradition. The stirring program of contemporary and traditional music includes the moving God Bless the Child; the Soweto Gospel Choir’s Avulekile Amasango combined with Bob Marley’s One Love; the foot-stomping Old Landmark from Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace album, and songs by other…

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March 2018

The Enduring Muse: The choral ideal, then and now

Fri, March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brighton Allston Congregational Church, 404 Washington Street
Brighton,MA02135United States
$15 – $20

The Oriana Consort presents The Enduring Muse: The choral ideal, then and now. Few sounds are as beautiful to the human ear as a cappella choral music, sung by unaccompanied voices, tuning only to each other. This was the choral sound sought by many Renaissance composers, and it remains the choral sound sought by many composers of the 21st century — two eras each distinguished by a flowering of new choral music. In this concert Walter Chapin directs choral works…

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Deutscher Konnekt: Totentanz

Sat, March 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Ave
Boston,02215
$15 – $25

Boston Choral Ensemble's Deutscher Konnekt: Totentanz explores how German composers through the centuries have considered death and its power to connect all humanity. The ensemble returns to the music of Hugo Distler (whose setting of Es Ist Ein Ros' Entsprungen was heard at our Christmas concert) for the magnificent Totentanz, Op. 12 (1934) for unaccompanied choir, narrator, and flute. The work follows along as Death converses individuals of various ranks, occupations, and ages — these conversations are interspersed with choral verses drawn from the poetry of…

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Falling For You

Sun, March 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Christ Church Andover, 33 Central Street
Andover,MA01810United States
$10 – $20

Join New England Classical Singers for an afternoon of love songs featuring Brahms' Liebeslieder and works by Eldridge, Debussy & Porter Sunday March 4th, 2018 3PM at Christ Church, 33 Central St. Andover, MA.  A free pre-concert lecture begins at 2PM.  For information or tickets go to www.newenglandclassical.org or call (978) 384-NECS.

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Masterworks Chorale performs Duruflé Requiem at Old South Church

Sun, March 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old South Church, Boston, 645 Boylston Street
Boston,MA02116United States
$20 – $50

DURUFLÉ REQUIEM Masterworks Chorale Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano Elijah Blaisdell, baritone Ross Wood, organ Kevin Leong, conductor Sunday, March 4 at 3:00 PM Old South Church 645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 The 78th season of the Masterworks Chorale, led by music director Kevin Leong, continues in March with Maurice Duruflé’s beautiful Requiem performed at historic Old South Church in Boston’s Copley Square. The venue was chosen for its superb acoustics and grand organ to accompany our featured work. In addition, we will present other French music for choir and organ:…

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The Enduring Muse: The choral ideal, then and now

Sun, March 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Jamaica Plain, 1 Roanoke Avenue
Jamaica Plain,02130
$15 – $20

The Oriana Consort presents The Enduring Muse: The choral ideal, then and now. Few sounds are as beautiful to the human ear as a cappella choral music, sung by unaccompanied voices, tuning only to each other. This was the choral sound sought by many Renaissance composers, and it remains the choral sound sought by many composers of the 21st century — two eras each distinguished by a flowering of new choral music. In this concert Walter Chapin directs choral works…

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Yahad/Together – Chorus pro Musica Concert

Sat, March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
First Baptist Church, Newton, 848 Beacon Street
Newton Centre,MA02459
$10 – $50

At this, a time when “the nations rage,” Bernstein’s remarkable psalm settings remind us “how good, how pleasant it is, to dwell together in unity.” Bach’s cantata, one of his most popular, joyously calls us to fellowship with God—for whom the darkness has no power. Pärt’s fable (for women’s voices) shows how one might achieve divine peace by freely giving to others. Program: JUDITH BINGHAM The Darkness is No Darkness S.S. WESLEY Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace ARVO…

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The Dinner Party: Barbara Strozzi meets Claudio Monteverdi

Sat, March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lindsey Chapel in Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
Boston,02116
$20 – $28

Once again we gather “after dinner” for an intimate feast of music.  Our small group of singers and players will transport you to a Venetian palazzo, in a relaxed atmosphere of friendly competition during an imagined meeting of two great musical minds. And you’ll be there, too!  Hear Strozzi's amazingly chromatic and romantic madrigals for 2-5 voices, Monteverdi's similar, plus some amazing duets for both men and women ("Zefiro torno"!) and more.  With 6 singers, and special guests Daniel Stepner,…

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Canticle: Journey of the Soul

Sun, March 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All Saints Parish, Brookline, 1773 Beacon Street
Brookline,MA02445United States
$15 – $62

George Case conducts The Boston Cecilia in the Boston premiere of Kile Smith's Canticle, based on the English translation of the Spiritual Canticle of 16th-century Spanish mystic, St. John of the Cross. Scored for chorus, three cellos and percussion, the piece strives to explore and illuminate the concept of the journey amidst social, societal and political turmoil.

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Commonwealth Chorale presents Arnesen’s- The Wound in the Water

Sun, March 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Church of the Holy Name, 1689 Centre Street
West Roxbury MA,
$25 – $35

Commonwealth Chorale presents acclaimed Norwegian Composer Kim Andre Arnesen’s The Wound in the Water which premiered in 2016 and is already being hailed as a masterpiece. At Church of the Holy Name, West Roxbury, this will be one of the first presentations of this lyrical tour de force to an American Audience. The text, by UK -based poet and librettist Euan Tait, evokes a world in pain in which we are divided by greed from one another and exiled from…

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Coro Allegro presents “We Will Rise”

Sun, March 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
Cambridge,02138
$15 – $65

Join CORO ALLEGRO, Boston’s LGBTQ+ and allied classical chorus, and Artistic Director David Hodgkins for "We Will Rise," featuring the world premiere of Rage Against the tyrant(s) by acclaimed Syrian American composer Kareem Roustom, on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 3:00pm, at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge. Based on street chants of the “Arab Spring” and Arab American poetry, Roustom’s work bears witness to tyranny, both foreign and domestic, and the human cost of the wars that have driven so many refugees from their homelands. It…

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Arlington-Belmont Chorale and Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus: An Almost Spring Concert Through the Glass Ceiling: Six Centuries of Choral Music by Female Composers

Sun, March 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$10 – $15

Music by Maddelena Casulana and Vittoria Aleotti (Renaissance era); Isabella Leonarda and Barbara Strozzi (Baroque era); Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Romantic era); Amy Cheney Beach, Mabel Daniels, and Gwyneth Walker (20th century).  Chamber Chorus: Adria Stolk, "Voyage", premiere of a newly-commissioned work.

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The Dinner Party: Barbara Strozzi meets Claudio Monteverdi

Sun, March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Eliot Church, Center Street
Newton MA,
$20 – $28

Once again we gather “after dinner” for an intimate feast of music.  Our small group of singers and players will transport you to a Venetian palazzo, in a relaxed atmosphere of friendly competition during an imagined meeting of two great musical minds. And you’ll be there, too!  Hear Strozzi's amazingly chromatic and romantic madrigals for 2-5 voices, Monteverdi's similar, plus some amazing duets for both men and women ("Zefiro torno"!) and more.  With 6 singers, and special guests Daniel Stepner,…

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Cantata Singers presents Beethoven’s Missa solemnis

Fri, March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston,MA
$25 – $75

Cantata Singers returns to Beethoven’s epic Missa solemnis. Regarded as one of the greatest choral masterpieces of all time, Beethoven’s own inscription in the score, “From the heart—may it return to the heart!” aptly describes the piece's luminous majesty, and intimate power. Showcasing the virtuosic opulence of Missa solemnis are soloists Dana Varga, soprano, in her Cantata Singers' debut; Emily Marvosh, alto; Yegishe Manucharyan, tenor; and Mark Andrew Cleveland, bass. Lewis Lockwood, Professor of Music, Emeritus at Harvard University, will give a pre-concert talk, free…

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ABBAsolutely Fabulous

Sat, March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until Sun, March 18, 2018

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One event on Sat, March 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston,MA
$20

Come out and hear “Super Trouper,” “Waterloo” “I Have a Dream,” “Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man after Midnight),” “Thank You for the Music,” “Lay All Your Love On Me,” “Mama Mia,” “Dancing Queen” - and much more! Have the time of your life.   Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 3 pm Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8 pm Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3 pm   Tickets start at $20 (before fees) To purchase tickets visit www.bgmc.org or call 617-542-SING…

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The Metropolitan Chorale presents a French choral and orchestral program with the Brookline Symphony Orchestra

Sat, March 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Sun, March 18, 2018 at 3:00pm

All Saints Parish, Brookline, 1773 Beacon Street
Brookline,MA02445United States
$20 – $35

The Metropolitan Chorale presents Une vague du Souvenir (Wave of Remembrance) in collaboration with the Brookline Symphony Orchestra. The Metropolitan Chorale, led by Dr. Lisa Graham, is a 100-voice auditioned chorus, and one of Boston’s premier vocal ensembles. This French choral and orchestral program will be performed in collaboration with the Brookline Symphony, Andrew Altenbach, conductor. The program will feature Gabriel Fauré's Requiem and the Cantique de Jean Racine, Lili Boulanger's Psalm 129, and Claude Debussy's Nocturnes. We are excited…

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ABBAsolutely Fabulous

Sat, March 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sun, March 18, 2018

An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating indefinitely

One event on Sat, March 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston,MA
$20

Come out and hear “Super Trouper,” “Waterloo” “I Have a Dream,” “Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man after Midnight),” “Thank You for the Music,” “Lay All Your Love On Me,” “Mama Mia,” “Dancing Queen” - and much more! Have the time of your life.   Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 3 pm Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8 pm Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3 pm   Tickets start at $20 (before fees) To purchase tickets visit www.bgmc.org or call 617-542-SING…

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The Metropolitan Chorale presents a French choral and orchestral program with the Brookline Symphony Orchestra

Sun, March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Sun, March 18, 2018 at 3:00pm

All Saints Parish, Brookline, 1773 Beacon Street
Brookline,MA02445United States
$20 – $35

The Metropolitan Chorale presents Une vague du Souvenir (Wave of Remembrance) in collaboration with the Brookline Symphony Orchestra. The Metropolitan Chorale, led by Dr. Lisa Graham, is a 100-voice auditioned chorus, and one of Boston’s premier vocal ensembles. This French choral and orchestral program will be performed in collaboration with the Brookline Symphony, Andrew Altenbach, conductor. The program will feature Gabriel Fauré's Requiem and the Cantique de Jean Racine, Lili Boulanger's Psalm 129, and Claude Debussy's Nocturnes. We are excited…

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ABBAsolutely Fabulous

Sun, March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until Sun, March 18, 2018

An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating indefinitely

One event on Sat, March 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston,MA
$20

Come out and hear “Super Trouper,” “Waterloo” “I Have a Dream,” “Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man after Midnight),” “Thank You for the Music,” “Lay All Your Love On Me,” “Mama Mia,” “Dancing Queen” - and much more! Have the time of your life.   Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 3 pm Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8 pm Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3 pm   Tickets start at $20 (before fees) To purchase tickets visit www.bgmc.org or call 617-542-SING…

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The Enduring Muse: The choral ideal, then and now – RESCHEDULED

Fri, March 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brighton Allston Congregational Church, 404 Washington Street
Brighton,MA02135United States
$15 – $20

RESCHEDULED for Friday March 23! (Our March 2 performance was cancelled due to inclement weather.) The Oriana Consort presents The Enduring Muse: The choral ideal, then and now. Few sounds are as beautiful to the human ear as a cappella choral music. This was the choral sound sought by many Renaissance composers, and it remains the choral sound sought by many composers of the 21st century — two eras each distinguished by a flowering of new choral music. In this…

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DOUBLE-TAKES: One Text, Two Perspectives

Sat, March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge,02138
$10 – $50

Join Musica Sacra as we contrast composers’ settings of selected texts to explore their differing approaches to interpreting the language and evoking its meaning in sound. You'll hear revealing comparisons of Dixit Dominus by Handel and Monteverdi, both set for chorus, soloists, and strings, as well as works by composers old and new: Drop Down Ye Heavens by Judith Weir and Josef Rheinberger; Ubi Caritas by Maurice Duruflé and Ola Gjeilo; and Like as the Hart by Palestrina and Herbert…

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Recital to Benefit Wellesley Choral Society

Sun, March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Beveridge Hall, Dana Hall School, 45 Dana Rd.
Wellesley,02482

On Sunday, March 25 at 2 PM, there will be a chamber music and song recital to benefit the Wellesley Choral Society.  The program features: (a) Brahms' Sonata No. 1 in E Minor for Cello and Piano, performed by David Fisher (cello) and Hisako Hiratsuka (piano); (b) Vaughan Williams' Songs of Travel sung by Edward Whalen, accompanied by Hisako Hiratsuka; and (c) Debussy's Petite Suite for 4-hand piano, played by Hisako Hiratsuka and Natsuki Hiratsuka.  The concert will be at…

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Sounds of Stow presents Schubert, Copland, and Vaughan Williams

Sun, March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hale School, 55 Hartley Road
Stow, MA,01775

Join Sounds of Stow for a presentation of Franz Schubert's Grand Mass in E-flat, Aaron Copland's Quiet City for trumpet and orchestra, and Ralph Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending for violin and orchestra. All pieces performed with full orchestra, under the baton of Barbara Jones, Artistic Director.

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April 2018

Cantata Singers Presents: Music of the Baltic Nations

Fri, April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 200 Beacon Street
Somerville,02143

The Chamber Series concludes with a celebration of the centennials of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Join us for this unique program, highlighting composers from the Baltic Nations including Estonian composer Veljo Tormis, Latvian composer Peter Vasks, Lithuanian composer Jonas Govėdas, and others. Featuring Cantata Singers members Felicity Salmon, Epp Sonin, and Alexandra Whitfield, sopranos; Elizabeth Eschen and Jennifer Webb, mezzo-sopranos; Jason Sabol, tenor; and James Liu, baritone. Katherine Pukinskis, composer and musicologist, will give a pre-concert talk at 6:30pm, free…

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Neponset Choral Society presents Sounds of Home

Sat, April 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Sun, April 8, 2018 at 2:30pm

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 116 South St
Foxborough,MA02035United States

Spring concert, April 7 at 7:30 and April 8 at 2:30, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, South St., Foxborough

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Halalisa Singers present: “Best of the Halalisa Singers: Favorites from 25 Years of Singing”

Sat, April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington,MA02421
$15

The Halalisa Singers under the direction of Artistic Director Mary Cunningham reprise highlights from their extensive repertoire in Best of The Halalisa Singers: Favorites from 25 Years of Singing. Saturday, April 7, 8 p.m. at Follen Church, 755 Massachusetts Ave., Sunday, April 8, 3 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading, 239 Woburn St., Reading Among the pieces to be performed are Eric Whitacre’s luscious “Seal Lullaby,” Nick Page’s lively arrangement of “Hamishar Asar,” Joan Szymko’s African-influenced “It Takes a…

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Singing in Twos: A Vocal Chamber Music Workshop

Sun, April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, April 15, 2018

Powers Music School, 380 Concord Avenue
Belmont,02478
$125

Do you spend your singing time in a chorus or choirs? Would you like to try something different? The Singing in Twos workshop on two Sundays in April at Powers Music School will give you an opportunity to make music with just one or two musical partners. Each Sunday session will include duet coaching and rehearsals for every singer, warm ups and musical techniques for part singing and making harmony as a soloist in a group, one or two on…

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Neponset Choral Society presents Sounds of Home

Sun, April 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on Sun, April 8, 2018 at 2:30pm

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 116 South St
Foxborough,MA02035United States

Spring concert, April 7 at 7:30 and April 8 at 2:30, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, South St., Foxborough

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Halalisa Singers present: “Best of the Halalisa Singers: Favorites from 25 Years of Singing”

Sun, April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading, 239 Woburn Street
Reading,01867
$15

The Halalisa Singers under the direction of Artistic Director Mary Cunningham reprise highlights from their extensive repertoire in Best of The Halalisa Singers: Favorites from 25 Years of Singing. Saturday, April 7, 8 p.m. at Follen Church, 755 Massachusetts Ave., Sunday, April 8, 3 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading, 239 Woburn St., Reading Among the pieces to be performed are Eric Whitacre’s luscious “Seal Lullaby,” Nick Page’s lively arrangement of “Hamishar Asar,” Joan Szymko’s African-influenced “It Takes a…

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Singing in Twos: A Vocal Chamber Music Workshop

Sun, April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, April 15, 2018

Powers Music School, 380 Concord Avenue
Belmont,02478
$125

Do you spend your singing time in a chorus or choirs? Would you like to try something different? The Singing in Twos workshop on two Sundays in April at Powers Music School will give you an opportunity to make music with just one or two musical partners. Each Sunday session will include duet coaching and rehearsals for every singer, warm ups and musical techniques for part singing and making harmony as a soloist in a group, one or two on…

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Thus We Sing: Songs of Spring, Love, and (Some) Mayhem

Sat, April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Littleton High School, 56 King Street
Littleton,MA01460United States
$30

On April 21, the Nashoba Valley Chorale will share the stage with the Katie McNally Trio (https://www.katiemcnally.com) in a program celebrating love, spring, and good poetry. The featured choral works will be the Vivaldi Gloria and Vaughan Williams’ In Windsor Forest.

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The Jameson Singers Present: This Shining Night

Sun, April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hancock Church, Lexington, 1912 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington,MAUnited States

Join the Jameson Singers in a journey through the musical landscape of British and American song in the 20th and 21st centuries. Benjamin Britten’s matchless flower songs, Vaughan Williams’ mystical evocation of Shakespeare’s Tempest, shimmering nocturnes by Morton Lauridsen, with settings of poems by Rilke and James Agee, and director Jameson Marvin’s masterful arrangements of Celtic folksongs and full-throated American hymns — these are just a few of the delights awaiting our audiences this spring.   Jameson Marvin, Music Director…

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Spring Concert

Sun, April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
newton city hall, war memorial auditorium, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue
newton,MAUnited States
$15 – $18

The Spring Concert of the Highland Glee Club will take place at the War Memorial Auditorium, Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, at 3PM. Musical Director, David Tiedman. Program TBA.

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Westford Chorus Presents 100 Years of Vocal Jazz: Music for Chorus, Piano, Bass and Drums

Sat, April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
United Methodist Church, Westford, MA, 10 Church St.
Westford,01886
$5 – $20

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, the Westford Chorus presents a vocal jazz program, including “West Side Story”, A Little Jazz Mass” by Bob Chilcott and jazz standards by Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer.

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Time and Tide: Rhythms of the Sea

Sat, April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church in Wenham, 1 Arbor Street
Wenham,MA01984United States
$20

Beautiful, lilting melodies depicting the eternal rhythms of the sea, actual and metaphoric. Enticing sea chanties by Jonathan Wilcox, Stephen Chatman's Time Pieces, endearing settings of Moon River and Deep River, poetic masterpieces, Dances of Time, by Bob Chilcott, and Randall Thompson's rarely performed ethereal Two Worlds. April 28, 7:30pm: 1st Church, 1 Arbor St., Wenham, MA April 29, 4:00pm: Central Congregational, 14 Titcomb St., Newburyport, MA May 6, 4:00pm: 1st Church, 40 Monument Ave., Swampscott, MA Adults $25, Seniors…

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The Jameson Singers Present: This Shining Night

Sat, April 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge,02138
$15 – $45

Join the Jameson Singers in a journey through the musical landscape of British and American song in the 20th and 21st centuries. Benjamin Britten’s matchless flower songs, Vaughan Williams’ mystical evocation of Shakespeare’s Tempest, shimmering nocturnes by Morton Lauridsen, with settings of poems by Rilke and James Agee, and director Jameson Marvin’s masterful arrangements of Celtic folksongs and full-throated American hymns — these are just a few of the delights awaiting our audiences this spring.   Jameson Marvin, Music Director…

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Haydn & Mozart in Salzburg

Sun, April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston,MA
$25 – $45

Dedham Choral Society is excited to perform Johann Michael Haydn's Missa in honorem Sanctae Ursulae and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Vesperae solennes de Confessore, with full orchestra and soloists. Majestic and serene: adjectives describing both the architecture of Salzburg and the music of its most famous native son, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. For the Salzburg cathedral, Mozart composed one of his most beautiful works for the soprano voice, Laudate Dominum from the Solemn Vespers for the Confessor, frequently performed separately and incorporated into…

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Westford Chorus Presents 100 Years of Vocal Jazz: Music for Chorus, Piano, Bass and Drums

Sun, April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All Saints Episcopal Church, Chelmsford, 10 Billerica Road
Chelmsford,01824
$5 – $20

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, the Westford Chorus presents a vocal jazz program, including “West Side Story”, A Little Jazz Mass” by Bob Chilcott and jazz standards by Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer,

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Sponsors’ Concert

Sun, April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$10 – $15

The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra Barry Singer and Orlando Cela, Music Directors Dmitri Shostakovich —  Festive Overture, Op. 96 Mabel Daniels — Exultate Deo Gabriel Fauré —  Requiem, Op. 48  

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Concert to Benefit the Cohasset Education Foundation Featuring The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus

Sun, April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Red Lion Inn, 71 South Main Street
Cohasset,02025
$25

Concert to Benefit the Cohasset Education Foundation Featuring The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus Sponsored by The Red Lion Inn Sunday, April 29, 2018 4pm - 6pm The Red Lion Inn 71 South Main Street , Cohasset MA On Sunday afternoon, we look forward to an exceptional Choral Concert by The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus to benefit the Cohasset Education Foundation. The Pops-style program will feature a fun-filled mixture of musical genres, including traditional, folk, classical, Broadway, American spirituals, as well as…

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Time and Tide: Rhythms of the Sea

Sun, April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb St.
Newburyport,01950
$20

Beautiful, lilting melodies depicting the eternal rhythms of the sea, actual and metaphoric. Enticing sea chanties by Jonathan Wilcox, Stephen Chatman's Time Pieces, endearing settings of Moon River and Deep River, poetic masterpieces, Dances of Time, by Bob Chilcott, and Randall Thompson's rarely performed ethereal Two Worlds. April 28, 7:30pm: 1st Church, 1 Arbor St., Wenham, MA April 29, 4:00pm: Central Congregational, 14 Titcomb St., Newburyport, MA May 6, 4:00pm: 1st Church, 40 Monument Ave., Swampscott, MA Adults $25, Seniors…

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The Immigrant Experience

Sun, April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
First Unitarian Society in Newton, 1326 Washington Street
West Newton,02465
Free

Benefit Concert for the Interfaith Immigrant Legal Fund A special service of words and music in tribute to THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE Featuring a cantata by John Kramer for soloists, chorus and ensemble, performed by a combined choir from several Unitarian Universalist congregations. SUNDAY APRIL 29, 2018 4:00PM This 25-minute cantata features texts by our founding fathers that establish the U.S. as a place of welcome for immigrants. Benefit Concert for the Interfaith Immigrant Legal Fund. The Interfaith Immigrant Legal Fund connects families…

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May 2018

SING in SPAIN with UMBRIAN SERENADES this SUMMER!

Wed, May 2 @ 8:00 am - Sun, June 10 @ 5:00 pm
$2800

UMBRIAN SERENADES is looking to add a few more ENSEMBLE SINGERS (all parts) to its 2018 roster of participants. DATES: JULY 21-AUGUST 1, 2018 REPERTOIRE: (Monteverdi: Cantate Domino, Stanford: Beati Quorum Via, Gibbons: Hosanna to the Son of David, Di Lasso: Da Pacem (in a minor), Schütz: Verleih uns Frieden, Pärt: Da Pacem, Ticheli: Earth Song, Chatman: Thou Whose Harmony is the Music of the Spheres, Brahms motet: O, Heiland reiß, and, Every Time I Feel the Spirit (arr. Dawson)!!!…

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Cambridge Community Chorus presents Love & Loss

Fri, May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
Cambridge,02138
Free – $25

Join us for an evening of glorious music in the splendid setting of Sanders Theatre, as Music Director Pamela Mindell leads the Chorus in Bach's Wedding Cantata 196 and Mozart's Requiem. The program also features two movements from Johann Michael Haydn’s 1771 Requiem Solemne. Michael Haydn was a friend and mentor to Mozart, and this is a rare chance to hear how Mozart’s Requiem reveals the influence of the earlier work. We’ll be inspired as always by our outstanding professional orchestra…

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COMING TO LIGHT: Choral music rarely heard. And worth hearing.

Fri, May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop Street
Cambridge,02138
$15 – $20

SKIP THIS CONCERT if you want to hear well-known choral music, for it has none! But if you’d like to treat your ears to some infrequently-performed yet beautiful and delightful choral works by lesser-known composers — then ATTEND THIS CONCERT! For you will hear: Expressive choral settings of German Romantic poetry by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Felix’s older sister). Three choruses by Boston’s own Amy Beach on words from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Gerald Finzi’s sensitive choral settings of seven…

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MIT Women’s Chorale Concert

Sat, May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Mary’s Church, Charlestown, 55 Warren St.
Charlestown,02129
Free

The MIT Women's Chorale will perform the Second Mass in A flat (1905) by Charles-René, under the direction of Kevin Galiè.  This lovely piece had been neglected for nearly a century before its US premier and recording by the Chorale in  2012.  The concert will also include works by Fauré, Franck, Boisdeffre, and Chesnokov, as well as  a new composition by Mr. Galiè, who will play organ solos by Gabriel Pierné. This program will be presented in two venues, each having grand acoustics and…

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Charles River Chorale A Night at the Carnival!

Sat, May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Medfield HS, 88 South Street
Medfield,02052

“A Night at the Carnival” Charles River Chorale performs 33rd annual Spring Concert Come along for a joyous ride as the Charles River Chorale presents “A Night at the Carnival” on May 5th, from 7:30 to 10:00 PM. The concert takes place at the Medfield High School auditorium, 88 South Street in Medfield. The concert features music reminiscent of the days under the Big Top such as: “Animal Crackers,” “That Old Black Magic,” “Let me Entertain You” and “If I…

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What the World Needs Now is Love!

Sat, May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parker Middle School, 45 Temple Street
Reading,MA01867United States
$5 – $20

Spring concert featuring an eclectic mix of Broadway, pop, and traditional songs that have love in its many aspects as their over-arching theme.

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The Metropolitan Chorale presents Northern Lights

Sat, May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge,02138
$20 – $45

The Metropolitan Chorale presents Northern Lights. The program will feature a piece by Latvia's Ēriks Ešenvalds and compositions from Iceland, Scandinavia and North America. Hear music inspired by the phenomena of the natural world and see a stunning companion light show. Q&A with the Director and Lighting Design Team to follow the concert. The Metropolitan Chorale, led by Dr. Lisa Graham, is a 100-voice auditioned chorus, and one of Boston’s premier vocal ensembles. Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. First…

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Concert for a New Paradigm

Sun, May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Dorchester, 14 Cushing Ave
Dorchester,02125
$10.00

Featuring Robert Schumann's song-cycle, "Dichterliebe" and Bach's choral motet, "Jesu Meine Freude."  Also African-American Spirituals and solo works by Verdi and Handel. Have we not reached a point where the culture of death and willful destruction of our humanity has become accepted  and even promoted in society?   Friedrich Schiller said:  “True art is not intended as a mere passing fancy but rather to make man actually free, and to do so by awakening, exercising and developing within him his power to achieve an objective distance from the sensible world, which otherwise weighs down upon us like a dead object, pressing us like a blind force."  Come celebrate the creativity, brotherhood, and to promote the common aims of mankind.

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Time and Tide: Rhythms of the Sea

Sun, May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
First Church, Congregational, 40 Monument Ave
Swampscott,01907
$20

Beautiful, lilting melodies depicting the eternal rhythms of the sea, actual and metaphoric. Enticing sea chanties by Jonathan Wilcox, Stephen Chatman's Time Pieces, endearing settings of Moon River and Deep River, poetic masterpieces, Dances of Time, by Bob Chilcott, and Randall Thompson's rarely performed ethereal Two Worlds. April 28, 7:30pm: 1st Church, 1 Arbor St., Wenham, MA April 29, 4:00pm: Central Congregational, 14 Titcomb St., Newburyport, MA May 6, 4:00pm: 1st Church, 40 Monument Ave., Swampscott, MA Adults $25, Seniors…

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Viennese Splendor!

Sun, May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Scituate Center for the Performing Arts, 606 Chief Justice Cushing Highway
Scituate,02066
$20

Now in it's 59th season, Choral Art Society of the South Shore present it's 2018 Spring Concert Viennese Splendor!  Artistic Director and Conductor Danica A. Buckley, leads the chorus featuring Mozart's Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, K. 339  with accompanist Ellyses Kuan.  Additional selections include works by Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven,  and Haydn featuring the Choral Art Society Chorus with professional soloists and orchestra.

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Cantilena sings “Circles Unending” – Sun. May 6th

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

The women of Cantilena perform a sublime selection of music for upper voices from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. This repertoire draws from composers who are associated with the British Isles, and Director Jennifer Kane's program spans the centuries and includes works by Benjamin Britten, William Byrd, Rhona Clarke, Anne Lister, James MacMillan, and David Willcocks. More concert info: here.  How to get tickets: here. The singers welcome audience members to join them for a light reception following the concert.

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COMING TO LIGHT: Choral music rarely heard. And worth hearing.

Sun, May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Road
Concord,MA01742United States
$15 – $20

SKIP THIS CONCERT if you want to hear well-known choral music, for it has none! But if you’d like to treat your ears to some infrequently-performed yet beautiful and delightful choral works by lesser-known composers — then ATTEND THIS CONCERT! For you will hear: Expressive choral settings of German Romantic poetry by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Felix’s older sister). Three choruses by Boston’s own Amy Beach on words from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Gerald Finzi’s sensitive choral settings of seven…

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MIT Women’s Chorale Concert

Wed, May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St, Ceclia Parish, 18 Belvidere St.
Boston,02115
Free

The MIT Women's Chorale will perform the Second Mass in A flat (1905) by Charles-René, under the direction of Kevin Galiè.  This lovely piece had been neglected for nearly a century before its US premier and recording by the Chorale in  2012.  The concert will also include works by Fauré, Franck, Boisdeffre, and Chesnokov, as well as  a new composition by Mr. Galiè, who will play organ solos by Gabriel Pierné. This program will be presented in two venues, each having grand acoustics and…

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Music for a Spring Evening

Fri, May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$10 – $15

The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus Barry Singer, Music Director Featuring a reprise of the Chamber Chorus’s newly commissioned work by Adria Stolk

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Cantata Singers presents Pärt, Victoria, and Harris in Cambridge

Fri, May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge,02138
$25 – $75

Cantata Singers presents Pärt, Victoria, and Harris on Mother’s Day weekend! You have two chances to hear this stunning program! Contemporary Estonian composer Arvo Pärt sets the Berliner Messe to hauntingly lush and beautiful music for chorus and organ, while Spanish Renaissance composer Tomás Luis de Victoria’s a cappella Officium defunctorum, a Requiem mass, contrasts with themes of mourning and remembrance. English composer William Harris’ elegant Faire is the Heaven rounds out the final concert of Cantata Singers’ 54th season. William Cutter, Director…

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Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus Spring Concert: A Parry Premiere and a Variety of Tidbits

Fri, May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
Cambridge,02138
$15 – $20

The Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus will present for its Spring Concert, the U.S. premiere of C. Hubert H. Parry's 'Invocation to Music: In Honour of Henry Purcell,’ 'a cantata of melodic grandeur.' In addition to Parry's 'Invocation to Music,’ we will also perform 'Blest Pair of Sirens,' a favorite of the British Royal Family - sure to be played at the upcoming wedding, and 'Jerusalem,' Britain's unofficial national anthem – a hint, if you are either a fan of British cricket, rugby…

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Amy Beach and Her Contemporaries

Sat, May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, Concord, 81 Elm Street
Concord,MA01742United States
$5 – $25

Featuring Beach's The Rose of Avon-Town with 14-piece chamber orchestra and works by early 20th century composers Mabel Daniels, Cecile Chaminade, Lili Boulanger, Ethel Smyth and Rebecca Clarke. With commentary by Liane Curtis, PhD. Ticket pricing: $25 Adults, $20 Seniors and Students $5 Children 12 and under

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In Choro Novo at Campion Center in Weston

Sat, May 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Campion Center, 319 Concord Rd
Weston,MA02493United States
$15 – $20

In Choro Novo spring concert this time will be a wonderful event at Campion Center in Weston.  Our program will include the following pieces. Drive My Car Draw On, Sweet Night A Boy and a Girl You Are The New Day Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord Mozart Requiem Dies Irae Man in the Mirror Nice Work If You Can Get It Minoi Minoi Shenandoah Ubi Caritas Erev Shel Shoshanim Let my People Go Abendstaendchen The Blue Bird Now Is the…

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The Commonwealth Chorale presents Brahms, Bernstein, Elder, Paulus, Pahn and Tarver.

Sat, May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland Street
West Newton,MA
$25 – $35

This Commonwealth Chorale concert will be at The Second Church of Newton as part of the Newton Festival of the Arts. Come experience songs rooted in traditions ranging widely across time and place. Brahms’ Zigeunerlieder, (Gypsy songs) reflect the composer’s deep affection for spirited Roma music using texts based on Hungarian folk songs. To celebrate Bernstein’s 100th anniversary of his birth is Make Your Garden Grow from Candide.  Daniel Elder’s inspirations for Three Nocturnes include the 14th century ballades of…

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Music for a May Evening

Sat, May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge,02138
$10 – $50

A refreshing spring choral concert featuring Lauridsen's "Les Chansons des Roses," Britten's Choral dances from "Gloriana," plus works by Elgar, Monteverdi, Barber, Lennon/McCartney, and more. (Yes, that Lennon/McCartney!)

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COMING TO LIGHT: Choral music rarely heard. And worth hearing.

Sat, May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, Boston, 299 Berkeley St
Boston,02116
$15 – $20

SKIP THIS CONCERT if you want to hear well-known choral music, for it has none! But if you’d like to treat your ears to some infrequently-performed yet beautiful and delightful choral works by lesser-known composers — then ATTEND THIS CONCERT! For you will hear: Expressive choral settings of German Romantic poetry by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Felix’s older sister). Three choruses by Boston’s own Amy Beach on words from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Gerald Finzi’s sensitive choral settings of seven…

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Masterworks Chorale presents Bach’s Magnificat

Sat, May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
Cambridge,02138
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$5 – $50

The 78th season of the Masterworks Chorale, led by music director Kevin Leong, concludes in May with an all-Bach program featuring the glorious Magnificat. The Chorale will be accompanied by a period orchestra of some of the best Baroque instrumentalists in Boston. In addition, the concert features the secular cantata Tönet, ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten!, the music of which was later incorporated into the Christmas Oratorio, and two other motets, O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht and Lobet den Herrn,…

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Cantata Singers presents Pärt, Victoria, and Harris in Boston

Sun, May 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Church of the Covenant, 67 Newbury St.
Boston,02116
$25 – $75

Cantata Singers presents Pärt, Victoria, and Harris on Mother’s Day weekend! You have two chances to hear this stunning program! Contemporary Estonian composer Arvo Pärt sets the Berliner Messe to hauntingly lush and beautiful music for chorus and organ, while Spanish Renaissance composer Tomás Luis de Victoria’s a cappella Officium defunctorum, a Requiem mass, contrasts with themes of mourning and remembrance. English composer William Harris’ elegant Faire is the Heaven rounds out the final concert of Cantata Singers’ 54th season. William Cutter, Director…

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Wellesley Choral Society 70th Anniversary Spring Concert (with chorus, soloists, and orchestra)

Sun, May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills, 309 Washington Street
Wellesley,MA02481United States
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$15 – $20

The Wellesley Choral Society will perform the Schubert Mass No. 5 in A Flat Major (with soloists and orchestra) and a new composition "Sonnets" by Music Director, Edward Whalen. $20 Adults, $15 Seniors and Students, and Children Under 12 Free

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Meridian Singers–French Vocal Polyphony

Tue, May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MIT Chapel, opposite 77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge ,02139
Free

Join the Meridian Singers as they present a concert spanning the rich and varied traditions of vocal polyphony in France and in the French language, from the flowing lines of early Renaissance masters like Josquin des Pres to the complex 20th-century harmonies of Debussy and Ravel.  Meridian Singers is  an a cappella chorus based at MIT and directed by Michael Barrett, This free concert will be held in the lovely, architecturally-significant MIT Chapel designed by Eero Saarinen.

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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,MAUnited 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,MAUnited 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,MA02421United 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,MA02360
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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,MA01775United 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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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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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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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,MA02116United 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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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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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,MA01760United 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,MAUnited 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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