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Saturday February 29, 2020 9:30 AM -   Northampton, MA
Pipe Organ for Pianists
St. John's Episcopal Church, 48 Elm St
Cost: Free
Performing: Springfield Chapter of AGO
 
Details: Calling all pianists! A half-day hands-on workshop designed with you in mind. This is your opportunity to experience playing a mighty pipe organ. Under the guidance of professional teachers, you will play short pieces using stops, manuals and pedalboard. Refreshments and lunch are included. Free but registration is required. Please pass the word on to your pianist friends. Sponsored by the Springfield Chapter of The American Guild of Organists. Info:(link). Register by emailing dianne.rechel@westhartfordwomeninnetworking.com Please do not call the church. Thank you
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Saturday February 29, 2020 7:00 PM -   Concord, MA
Rob Humphreville Silent Movie Night!
First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742
Cost: Free
Performing: Charlie Chaplin accompanied by Rob Humphreville
 
Details: Charlie Chaplin's classic 1925 silent movie "The Gold Rush" accompanied by Rob Humphreville on the Russell & Co. (III/46) 2016 organ.
Contact: D E Huenneke
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Sunday March 1, 2020 12:30 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! - Grant Wareham, Organist
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: Grant Wareham, Organist
Sunday March 1, 2020
Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link). The 2020 Pipes Alive! series continues with Grant Wareham playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, March 1 at 12:30 p.m.
Bio: (link)
  Contact: (link)
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Sunday March 1, 2020 2:00 PM -   Boston, MA
Boston Organ Studio Recital
Old West Church, 131 Cambridge St
Cost: Free
Performing: Members of Boston Organ Studio
Sunday March 1, 2020
Details: A free recital of varied repertoire performed by students of Boston Organ Studio, featuring Fisk organ Op. 55 in Old West Church.
Bio:   OrganInfo:   [Map]  Event Link  Event Link  Event Link107582

Sunday March 1, 2020 5:00 PM -   Wellesley, MA
Lenten Choral Evensong
St Andrew's Episcopal Church, 79 Denton Road
Cost: Free
Performing: St. Andrew's Senior Choir, Thomas Handel, guest organist
 
Details: Lenten Choral Evensong featuring Johannes Brahms' Lass dich nur nichts nicht dauren, Susan Labarr's Grace before sleep on a text by Sara Teasdale, George Dyson's Mag and Nunc in F major and Daniel Hathaway Preces and Responses. Thomas Handel, guest organist. All are invited to a candlelight reception in the parish hall following the service.
Bio: Wellesley College
  Contact: Wardie Mannix
  OrganInfo: Wellesley College
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Thursday March 5, 2020 3:00 PM -   Cambridge, MA
Grand Ballet de Cour: French Renaissance Music from the Court of Louis XIII
Lindsay Chapel, First Church in Cambridge Congregational, 11 Garden St. (entrance on Mason St.), Cambridge MA 02138
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $20
Performing: Carrie Cheron, mezzo-soprano, with El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Karen Burciaga, Hannah Davidson, Mai-Lan Broekman, Alice Mroszczyk, viols; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute & renaissance guitar)
 
Details: Carrie Cheron & El Dorado Ensemble perform songs, solos, fantasies & dances by Guédron, Moulinié, Mesangeau, du Caurroy, Caroubel, Ballard and others. The music is in styles ranging from the rustic to the very refined, and includes a spectacular set of vocal variations on Boesset’s “N’espérez plus mes yeux”, as well as a beautiful (and seldom-heard) lute suite by Mesangeau, and a rousing instrumental and vocal finale (“Grand Ballet”) by Moulinié.
Bio: (link)
  Contact: For more information, call (617) 776-0692 or go to (link)
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Friday March 6, 2020 7:30 PM -   Wayland, MA
The Lure of London
First Parish, 225 Boston Post Road
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $30-40; Sr/Stu: $10 - Kids free in Section B!
Performing: Musicians of the Old Post Road
Friday March 6, 2020
Details: Virtuoso Baroque instrumental works by Italians who settled in London with its lively musical scene. The program includes trio sonatas by Locatelli, Platti, and Tessarini, a capriccio for strings and continuo by Veracini, a flute concerto by Sammartini, and a cello sonata by Cervetto
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Saturday March 7, 2020 10:00 AM -   Needham, MA
Workshop: Organbuilding 101
Ortloff Organ Company, 178 Crescent Rd
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $35.00; Sr/Stu: $ - Limit 20 people
Performing: Jonathan Ortloff, Jonathan Ambrosino
Saturday March 7, 2020
Details: “Do you *really* know what happens after you press the key? Come spend a few hours with Jonathan Ortloff and Jonathan Ambrosino at the Ortloff Organ Company workshop in Needham and find out. We’ll discuss and demonstrate design, construction, and mechanism, and dispel some of the myths and misconceptions of scaling and voicing, using Ortloff Opus 2, which will be set up on the shop floor, as a guide.”
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Saturday March 7, 2020 3:00 PM -   Somerville, MA
Grand Ballet de Cour: French Renaissance Music from the Court of Louis XIII
Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road (at Central St.), Somerville MA 02143
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $15 - children admitted free
Performing: Carrie Cheron, mezzo-soprano, with El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Karen Burciaga, Hannah Davidson, Mai-Lan Broekman, Alice Mroszczyk, viols; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute & renaissance guitar)
 
Details: Carrie Cheron & El Dorado Ensemble perform songs, solos, fantasies & dances by Guédron, Moulinié, Mesangeau, du Caurroy, Caroubel, Ballard and others. The music is in styles ranging from the rustic to the very refined, and includes a spectacular set of vocal variations on Boesset’s “N’espérez plus mes yeux”, as well as a beautiful (and seldom-heard) lute suite by Mesangeau, and a rousing instrumental and vocal finale (“Grand Ballet”) by Moulinié.
Bio: (link)
  Contact: For more information, call (617) 666-9810 or go to (link)
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Saturday March 7, 2020 7:30 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Choral Music and Jazz at the Red Door: The Nat Reeves Trio and St. John's Choirs
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: Nat Reeves Trio, St. John's Youth and Adult Choirs
Saturday March 7, 2020
Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link). An evening of incredible jazz! Join us on Saturday, March 7 at 7:30pm, in the marvelous acoustics of St. John’s Church, for a unique concert teaming up the Nat Reeves Trio with the St. John’s Youth and Adult Choirs. The featured work will be A Little Jazz Mass by English composer Bob Chilcott. Snow date: March 14 at 7:30pm.
Bio: (link)
  Contact: (link)
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Sunday March 8, 2020 3:00 PM -   Chelmsford, MA 01824, MA
Free organ workshop with Heinrich Christensen: Bach and Baroque Style
All Saints Episcopal Church, 10 Billerica Rd, Chelmsford, MA 01824
Cost: Free
Performing: Heinrich Christensen
 
Details: In this workshop, co-sponsored by the MVAGO and New Hampshire AGO chapters, organist Heinrich Christensen will offer an exploration of Baroque touch, articulation, registration, and pedaling, with a particular focus on their application to the organ music of J S Bach. Christensen will discuss how historical understanding and performance practice can inform our playing today. Ample time for questions and discussion, with a reception to follow. Free to all and friends are welcome to attend. To help with the organization, please register by sending an email to Hugh Hinton, MVAGO Sub-Dean: hugh.hinton@verizon.net
Bio: (link)
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Sunday March 8, 2020 3:00 PM -   Boston, MA
The Lure of London
Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $30-40; Sr/Stu: $10 - Kids free in Section B!
Performing: Musicians of the Old Post Road
 
Details: Virtuoso Baroque instrumental works by Italians who settled in London with its lively musical scene. The program includes trio sonatas by Locatelli, Platti, and Tessarini, a capriccio for strings and continuo by Veracini, a flute concerto by Sammartini, and a cello sonata by Cervetto
Bio: (link)
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Saturday March 21, 2020 2:30 PM -   Wellesley, MA
Mel Brooks' Silent Movie with Live Wurlitzer Accompaniment
Knight Auditorium, Babson College, Babson Park
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $10; Sr/Stu: $ - Age 18 & Under $5
Performing: Organist David Peckham
Saturday March 21, 2020
Details: (link)
OrganInfo: (link)
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Sunday March 22, 2020 2:30 PM -   Groton, MA
Mel Brooks' Silent Movie with Live Wurlitzer Accompaniment
Shanklin Music Hall, 130 Sandy Pond Road
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $ - Age 18 & Under $10
Performing: Organist David Peckham
Sunday March 22, 2020
Details: (link)
OrganInfo: (link)
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Sunday March 22, 2020 5:00 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Choral Evensong - St. John's Schola
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: St. John's Schola, Scott Lamlein, organist and choirmaster
Sunday March 22, 2020
Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link). The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on March 22 at 5:00pm for music by the St. John’s Schola; Scott Lamlein, organist and choirmaster.
Contact: (link)
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Friday March 27, 2020 7:30 PM -   Hartford, CT
* Chapter Event - Chelsea Chen in Concert
Trinity College Chapel, 300 Summit Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Chelsea Chen
Friday March 27, 2020
Details: Co-sponsored with Trinity College Chapel. "Rare musicality and lovely lyrical grandeur." - The Los Angeles Times
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Sunday March 29, 2020 2:00 PM -   West Hartford, CT
New World Trio: Ensemble-in-Residence at the Red Door
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: New World Trio
Sunday March 29, 2020
Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link). For more than three decades, the New World Trio has brought the excitement and intimacy of chamber music to live audiences throughout New England. Founded in 1985 by violinist Anhared Stowe, New World provides a unique experience for music lovers with its mix of both standard repertoire and contemporary works. With each performance, New World brings new vitality to established masterworks; these are paired with contemporary pieces, with each complementing the other in depth and beauty. “…New World has been (Hartford’s) one reliable source of chamber music since its founding…” says the Hartford Courant.
Contact: (link)
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Tuesday March 31, 2020 8:00 AM -   Boston, MA
Bach Birthday 335
First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley St
Cost: Free
Performing: Bach Birthday Bash 335
Tuesday March 31, 2020
Details: Join us at First Lutheran Church Boston for this year's Bach Birthday 335 Celebration. A German Lunch is served around noontime. Choral Vespers will be held at 5:00 PM. This event is co-sponsored by First Lutheran Church.
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Saturday April 4, 2020 7:30 PM -   Boston, MA
Boston Organ Studio Recital
Old West Church, 131 Cambridge St
Cost: Free
Performing: Members of Boston Organ Studio
Saturday April 4, 2020
Details: A free recital of varied repertoire performed by students of Boston Organ Studio, featuring Fisk organ Op. 55 in Old West Church.
Bio:   OrganInfo:   [Map]  Event Link  Event Link  Event Link107583

Sunday April 5, 2020 12:30 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! - Zachary Schurman
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: Zachary Schurman
Sunday April 5, 2020
Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link). The 2020 Pipes Alive! series continues with Zachary Schurman playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, April 5 at 12:30 p.m.
Bio: (link)
  Contact: (link)
  OrganInfo: (link)
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Sunday April 19, 2020 2:00 PM -   Boston, MA
Boston Organ Studio Recital
Old West Church, 131 Cambridge St
Cost: Free
Performing: Members of Boston Organ Studio
Sunday April 19, 2020
Details: A free recital of varied repertoire performed by students of Boston Organ Studio, featuring Fisk organ Op. 55 in Old West Church.
Bio:   OrganInfo:   [Map]  Event Link  Event Link  Event Link107584

Friday April 24, 2020 7:00 PM -   Boston, MA
David Enlow in Concert
Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer St
Cost: Free
Performing: David Enlow
Friday April 24, 2020
Details: Join us for a recital by David Enlow of the Church of the Resurrection NYC, NY. A reception will follow in Moseley Hall. This event is co-sponsored by Church of the Advent.
Bio: (link)
  OrganInfo: (link)
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Friday April 24, 2020 7:30 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Spring Chamber Music: Leonid Sigal and Friends
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: Leonid Sigal
Friday April 24, 2020
Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link). Join us for a beautiful chamber music concert on Friday, April 24 at 7:30pm by Leonid Sigal and friends. Mr. Sigal is well known for his series at the Wadsworth Atheneum, “Sunday Serenades,” where he and his HSO colleagues perform repertoire inspired by the artwork on display. He has planned a program of Prokofiev, Fauré and Beethoven.
Contact: (link)
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Sunday April 26, 2020 5:00 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Choral Evensong - St. John's Youth Choir
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: St. John's Youth Choir with the Youth Choir of Christ Church, Newington; Scott Lamlein and Peter Niedmann, choirmasters
Sunday April 26, 2020
Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link). The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on April 26 at 5:00pm for music by the St. John’s Youth Choir, with the Youth Choir of Christ Church, Congregational, Newington; Scott Lamlein and Peter Niedmann, choirmasters.
Contact: (link)
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Saturday May 2, 2020 8:00 PM -   Cambridge, MA
Dramatic Return
Harvard-Epworth Church, 1555 Massachusetts Ave
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $30-40; Sr/Stu: $10 - Kids free in Section B!
Performing: Musicians of the Old Post Road
 
Details: French Baroque cantatas and instrumental works, featuring Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s cantata Le Passage sur la mer rouge (based on the biblical story), Clerambault’s epic cantata Leandre et Hero, along with Clerambault’s Sonata La Felicite and an overture by Charpentier With soprano Teresa Wakim
Bio: (link)
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Sunday May 3, 2020 12:30 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! - Michelle Horsley, Organist
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: Michelle Horsley, Organist
Sunday May 3, 2020
Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link). The 2020 Pipes Alive! series continues with Michelle Horsley playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, May 3 at 12:30 p.m.
Bio: (link)
  Contact: (link)
  OrganInfo: (link)
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Sunday May 3, 2020 4:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Dramatic Return
Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $30-40; Sr/Stu: $10 - Kids free in Section B!
Performing: Musicians of the Old Post Road
Sunday May 3, 2020
Details: French Baroque cantatas and instrumental works, featuring Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s cantata Le Passage sur la mer rouge (based on the biblical story), Clerambault’s epic cantata Leandre et Hero, along with Clerambault’s Sonata La Felicite and an overture by Charpentier With soprano Teresa Wakim
Bio: (link)
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Tuesday May 19, 2020 4:30 PM -   Dorchester, MA
BAGO Annual Meeting
The Parish of All Saints, Ashmont, 209 Ashmont S
Cost: Free
Performing: Members' Recital
Tuesday May 19, 2020
Details: Join us for our Annual Members' Recital and Meeting. Rev. Rita Powell, Episcopal Chaplain at Harvard, will discuss Clergy/Musician Relations. Our own Daryl Bichel's Persimmon Catering will provide the meal. 5:30 PM Appetizers/Dinner 7:00 PM Members' Recital 7:45 PM Dessert and Meeting Parking Available
OrganInfo: (link)
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Sunday June 7, 2020 12:30 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! - Benjamin Straley, Organist
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: Benjamin Straley, Organist
Sunday June 7, 2020
Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link). The 2020 Pipes Alive! series continues with Benjamin Straley playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, June 7 at 12:30 p.m.
Bio: (link)
  Contact: (link)
  OrganInfo: (link)
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