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Commonwealth Chorale


David Carrier, Music Director

90-100 voices, SATB

A broad range of choral music from baroque to contemporary. A particular emphasis on composers from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

3 concerts a year, November (week before Thanksgiving), March & May

Tuesday evenings 7.30-10.00 p.m. (with short break) Eliot Church, Newton

Auditions: Yes

Additional Information
Re-auditions every 2 years. Opportunities to sing smaller works by audition in chamber chorus with rotating membership.

Commonwealth Chorale

Upcoming Events

May 2018

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

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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