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Cambridge, 02138

October 2016

Obrecht’s Saint Donatian Mass

Fri, October 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$15 – $25

BCE's season opens with  a recreation of the premiere of the Missa De Sancto Donatiano by Jacob Obrecht (1457-1505), first performed on 14 October, 1487. The concert will include information on the context and composition of the Mass by renowned Obrecht scholar M. Jennifer Bloxam (Williams College). It will include images of artwork, people, and places associated with this historic masterwork. We are pairing the music of Obrecht with three pieces by renowned Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara, who died on July 27, 2016…

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November 2016

Choral Britannia: Masterpieces From the Cathedral Tradition and Beyond

Sat, November 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$35 – $45

Cathedral classics and contemporary offerings by Parry, Finzi, Howells, MacMillan and Lennon/McCartney. Featuring Ian Watson, organist. Tickets $45 (preferred) and $35 (general), with a $5 discount for students and seniors. Seating is general by section.

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December 2016

WITH SWEET ACCORD: A HOLIDAY CONCERT

Fri, December 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
$20

THE JAMESON SINGERS Featuring works by Rachmaninoff, Josquin, Grieg, Duruflé, and others Jameson Marvin, Conductor The program spans more than five centuries and several countries of seasonal music, with a cappella pieces from the late 15th century (Josquin’s immaculate “Ave Maria”) through the 21st century (Jameson Marvin’s sparkling “Gloria Festiva brevis”). The choir will also perform two movements from Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All- Night Vespers, op. 37, Edvard Grieg’s motet “Ave Maris Stella,” Maurice Duruflé’s “Notre Père,” op. 14, Tarik O’Regan’s…

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Clear and Bright: Festive Sounds of Chorus and Brass

Sat, December 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
$15 – $50

On a cold winter's night, you will be embraced and enveloped by the warm tones of chorus and brass in Baroque Christmas music by Gabrieli, Praetorius, Scheidt, J. Handl, and others; plus a modern take on the style with Gregg Smith’s A Mary Trilogy. Join Mary and the chorus for a sing-along and reception for all following the concert!

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January 2017

Brave: a choral tribute to our women heroes

Sat, January 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
$20 – $30

Harriet Tubman. Anne Frank. Malala. These names conjure images of bravery, of resistance, of hope, of heroism. In this uplifting and empowering concert we honor these three in song, and pay musical tribute to the women who came before us. We celebrate the qualities that bind us together and make us strong. With an eclectic mix of music in a broad range of styles, Brave! is just what you need to fill your hearts and energize your souls.

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March 2017

Israel in Egypt

Sat, March 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
$15 – $70

Throughout time, fleeing oppression has been a recurring tragedy consistent with the human experience. Join Musica Sacra and our distinguished soloists as we explore the Israelites’ dramatic exodus from Egypt in search of a better life. Inspired by 'Israel in Egypt', and its deep relevance to the refugee crises around the world today, we are pleased to announce that we will donate a portion of our ticket and merchandise sales to the International Institute of New England. iine.org

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Kaleidoscope: Changes in Pattern and Color

Sat, March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$10 – $20

Boston Choral Ensemble is adding two senses--sight and smell--to this concert, making it the world’s first 'scratch and sniff' choral concert and a ‘son et lumiere’ performance of color-themed works brought to life with computer-aided projections. Come hear (and see and smell) music by Stroope, Stanford, Britten and Cage.

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May 2017

The Jameson Singers present Mozart’s Requiem

Fri, May 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$10 – $45

The Jameson Singers' 7th season comes to a memorable conclusion with two performances of the Mozart Requiem. Our performance features the elegant and highly-acclaimed edition and completion by virtuoso pianist and Mozart scholar Robert Levin. Also on the program is Mozart’s otherworldly Ave Verum Corpus, written earlier in 1791. Rounding out our performances are two motets from the great German master Heinrich Schütz, from his 1648 collection, Geistliche Chormusik: So fahr ich hin zu Jesu Christ, "I go to Jesus Christ... he leads…

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June 2017

Standing Together: Songs of Hope and Resistance

Sat, June 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$20

This June, Voices Rising presents “Standing Together: songs of hope and resistance.” Join us for our musical collaboration with Women in Harmony of Portland, Maine. More than 100 voices strong, we will be singing songs of hope and renewal, of joy and triumph, and of the power of coming together in community.

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October 2017

Shade and Light: Musical Expressions of Grief and Joy

Sat, October 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
$10 – $50

We pair the hauntingly beautiful setting of the Requiem Mass by the little known Portuguese Renaissance composer Manuel Cardoso with Bach’s exuberant setting of Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied. quote from Mary: Both Cardoso's Missa pro defunctis and Bach's Singet dem Herrn were composed for funerals, but their similarity ends there. Cardoso's music expresses the sadness of life's passing and trepidation about the soul's fate, while Bach's celebrates the deceased's entrance into everlasting life. As a result, one is hauntingly beautiful, while the…

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December 2017

Musicke Most Rare

Fri, December 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
$15 – $45

The Jameson Singers launch their 8th season with a performance of masterworks by Heinrich Schütz and Claudio Monteverdi. Superbly innovative, these composers created new musical forms by seamlessly weaving Renaissance polyphony and choral chant with the vocal virtuosity of early Baroque style. Our musical feast includes psalms, motets, madrigals and selections from Monteverdi’s ravishing Vespers of 1610. The 70-voice chorus will be joined by professional soloists and a chamber ensemble featuring sackbuts and cornetti from the acclaimed Dark Horse Consort.…

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Cantata Singers presents Noël: Music for the Season

Sat, December 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
$25 – $75

GBCC MEMBERS GET 20% OFF TICKETS WITH CODE GBCC1718 Sat, Dec 9, 2017 / 8pm First Church, Cambridge 11 Garden Street, Cambridge Sun, Dec 10, 2017 / 3pm Powers Hall, Needham 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham Celebrate the holiday season with Cantata Singers! Join us for a concert of radiant seasonal music for chamber chorus and ensemble. The beloved voices of Schütz, Harbison, Holst and Vaughan Williams surround this program’s heart—unusual, and unusually gorgeous, music by Bax and Chadwick. There will…

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Mother for the World: Songs of Mary

Sat, December 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
$10 – $50

Join us for music that elevates the earthly mother of Jesus, and celebrates the power of maternal love. We explore this devotion with music old and new featuring works by Tavener, Clemens, Britten, Verdi, Morales, Rachmaninoff, and others. Join Mary and the chorus for a sing-along and reception for all following the concert!

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January 2018

Heavenly Bodies: A Celestial Celebration in Song

Sat, January 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138

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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March 2018

DOUBLE-TAKES: One Text, Two Perspectives

Sat, March 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
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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April 2018

The Jameson Singers Present: This Shining Night

Sat, April 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
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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May 2018

The Metropolitan Chorale presents Northern Lights

Sat, May 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm UTC-4
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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Cantata Singers presents Pärt, Victoria, and Harris in Cambridge

Fri, May 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4
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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Music for a May Evening

Sat, May 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm UTC-4
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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The Spectrum Singers concert: Compelling Calls to Worship

Sat, May 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4
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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July 2018

Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, July 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, July 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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August 2018

Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, August 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, August 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, August 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, August 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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September 2018

Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, September 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, September 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, September 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, September 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, September 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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October 2018

Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, October 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, October 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, October 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, October 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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

Seraphim Singers: Divine Encounters

Sun, November 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm UTC-4
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, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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December 2018

Wondrous Light

Sat, December 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm UTC-4
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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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, December 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, December 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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A Baroque Christmas

Sat, December 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm UTC-4
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$27.00

Experience the celebration of the holiday by Baroque composers from around Europe with Marc-Antoine Charpentier's charming Messe de Minuit, Francesco Durante's exuberant Magnificat, and motets by Heinrich Schütz. Join Mary and the chorus for the singing of carols and a reception for all following the concert!

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, December 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, December 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, December 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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January 2019

Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, January 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, January 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, January 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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February 2019

Our Song Rises: raising our voices to lift our spirits

Sat, February 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$20

Join us for a concert filled with hope as we celebrate the determination of one voice and the power of many. Quoting the Song of Songs, ancient Chinese proverbs, and contemporary poetry, and inspired by the writings of Susan B. Anthony and Jane Addams, we will sing of strength and resilience. With the music of Ysaye Barnwell, Dolly Parton, the Justice Choir movement and other modern folk and choral treasures, we will strengthen your resolve and nourish your souls.

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, February 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, February 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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March 2019

Spectrum Singers Concert: “Be Glad Then, America!”

Sat, March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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One event on Sun, April 21, 2019 at 8:00pm

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$15 – $45

A Rich Cornucopia of American Choral Music from Billings to Bernstein Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms Irving Fine: The Hour-Glass plus Colonial era shape-note hymns and works by William Billings, Carol Barnett, Oliver Brownson and Stephen Foster at First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge Free lecture at 7:00 PM by Steven Ledbetter For more information visit www.spectrumsingers.org or call 617-492-8902 Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:00 PM

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, March 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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Spectrum Singers Concert: “Be Glad Then, America!”

Tue, March 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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One event on Sun, April 21, 2019 at 8:00pm

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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$15 – $45

A Rich Cornucopia of American Choral Music from Billings to Bernstein Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms Irving Fine: The Hour-Glass plus Colonial era shape-note hymns and works by William Billings, Carol Barnett, Oliver Brownson and Stephen Foster at First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge Free lecture at 7:00 PM by Steven Ledbetter For more information visit www.spectrumsingers.org or call 617-492-8902 Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:00 PM

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Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, March 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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April 2019

Night Song: Compline Service

Sun, April 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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, April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
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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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