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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

March 2020

Commonwealth Chorale Presents: Bruckner- Te Deum; Chilcott-Jubilate; Bernstein-Choruses from The Lark

Sun, March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland Street
West Newton, MA
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Reverence and Joy Melt your winter blues away with our richly textured program of brass, chorus, and more. Bruckner considered his Te Deum his favorite (and possibly greatest) work. Gustav Mahler described it as written “for the tongues of angels, heaven-blest, chastened hearts, and souls purified in the fire!” Bernstein’s French and Latin choruses, written as incidental music for The Lark, will also feature narration from the play, based on the life of Joan of Arc. Finally, Bob Chilcott’s joyful…

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