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NEC’s Jordan Hall

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30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA
02115

November 2018

Cantata Singers presents Bach and Harbison

Sat, November 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA
$25 – $75

Cantata Singers' 55th season opens with music by J.S. Bach and John Harbison. Bach's exquisite Cantata BWV 140—Sleepers, awake—prepares the way for the first complete performance of John Harbison's Sacred Trilogy, which Cantata Singers presents in honor of the composer's 80th birthday. The three cantatas that form his Trilogy—The Flight Into Egypt (1986), But Mary Stood (2006), and The Supper at Emmaus (co-commission with Emmanuel Music, 2014)—are all works commissioned by, and composed for, Cantata Singers, but, until now, they have never been heard together in one concert.…

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Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem

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

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

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January 2019

Cantata Singers presents “Primosch, Bartók, and Pärt”

Fri, January 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA
$25 – $75

Join us! Featuring renowned oboist Peggy Pearson, James Primosch’s Matins is a provocative meditation on creation, brokenness, and renewal. A Cantata Singers and Winsor Music joint co-commission from 2003, Matins sets gorgeous poetry by Mary Oliver and Gerard Manley Hopkins for solo oboe, chorus, and string orchestra. Rounding out the program is Bela Bartók’s witty and engaging Divertimento for Strings and Pärt’s transcendent, gripping Te Deum for three choirs, prepared piano, strings, and tape. Composer James Primosch will give the…

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March 2019

Cantata Singers presents Haydn’s “The Creation”

Fri, March 22, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA
$25 – $75

“I know of no finer Haydn conductor than Cantata Singers director David Hoose.”—music critic Lloyd Schwartz Cantata Singers presents F.J. Haydn's resplendent oratorio, The Creation. Hoose leads soloists, chorus, and orchestra in this exhilarating retelling of the Creation story, featuring inspired and eloquent soloists Amanda Forsythe, soprano, William Hite, tenor, and Mark Andrew Cleveland, bass, imaginative orchestral colors, and some of the most thrilling choral writing ever conceived. Conductor Martin Pearlman will give the pre-concert talk, free to all ticketholders,…

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