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3 Keyboardists play works from Sweelinck to Schubert.
Jackie Nappi, Stephen Gamboa, Christa Rakich
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Somers Congregational Church

Contact: (860) 763-4021
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One of two recitals that I am presenting in the month of September, in preparation for the Canadian International Organ Competition. This program will contain works of Bach and Buxtehude. A short afternoon recital.
Brandon Santini
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First Lutheran Back Bay

<p>The Boston AGO Opening Service will be held on Monday, September 11th at 6 p.m. at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul at 138 Tremont Street, funded by the Carole Lawton Memorial Fund and featuring Alice Parker of Melodious Accord. Alice Parker’s music at the Opening service will honor Carole with vibrant singing! We will all be the choir. Together we will make this a joyous occasion. <br> <p>Here is the lineup for Sept. 11th: <ul> <li>5 – 5:45 pm Open console (Andover organ, 2 manuals, 24 stops) Pianists, this is especially for you! An organ technician will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. </li> <li>5:45 pm Prelude played by Louise Mundinger, Interim Music Director at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul</li> <li>6 pm Alice Parker with Chaplain Carl Daw and Acting Dean of the Cathedral Nancy Gossling</li> <li>7 pm Installation of Officers </li> <li>7:15 Reception</li> </ul>
Alice Parker
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St Paul's Cathedral

First Anniversary Concert of Russell & Company organ! Works by Johann Walther, Cesar Franck, Jean Langlais, James Biery, and voice and organ piece by Thomas Richner with Mary Ann Lanier, soprano
D. Eric Huenneke with guest Mary Ann Lanier, soprano
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First Parish in Concord

Contact: Eric Huenneke
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Maurice Ravel: Pavane Michele Caniato: Introduction and Siciliana, world premiere (2017, written for the FCO) J. S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Spirituals and Gospel Music including Good News, Down By the Riverside, Deep River, He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands Renese King, Vocalist; Peter Freisinger, Piano Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in Eb One of the best chamber orchestras in New England, the FCO features 28 young, passionate, creative, enthusiastic, and skilled instrumentalists who love to play great music. Our soloist, RENESE KING, is a Gospel artist who frequently performs with the Boston Pops. We’re also premiering a short and beautiful piece by Venetian- born and Boston-educated composer Dr. Michele Caniato, also known for his work in jazz, and as a professor at Fitchburg State University. You will hear music from 1725 to the present, right in Copley Square! Please join us, and bring many friends; unlimited seating.
with Renese King, Gospel Vocalist
Works by Ravel, Bach, Michele Caniato, Spirituals, Mozart
Old South Church
Stud: $8 Tix door only no cr cds; welco
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Come and see the new organ for St Paul's Chapel (Trinity Parish) in NYC before it is shipped. This project married up the Noack Opus #111 originally built for the Church of The Redeemer in Chestnut Hill with the historical 1802 case from St Paul's Chapel. Door will be open between 1.30pm and 4pm All are welcome.
Noack Organ Co
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Noack Organ Co

Concert organist and world elite performer, Nathan Laube, comes to play the Kotzschmar. Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm.
Nathan Laube
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Merrill Auditorium
Admission $20, Seniors $18, Students $10
Contact: www.porttix.com
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Music of Dupre, Messiaen, Vierne, Willan, Morel, Escaich, and others. This is a recital in preparation for the 2017 Canadian International Organ Competition in October, of which I am a competitor.
Brandon Santini
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St. Joseph

ALL are invited to a Community Block Party at St. John’s Episcopal Church, on Sunday, September 17 from noon to 3 p.m. Bring a picnic or buy lunch from one of several food trucks. Enjoy live music by folk duo The Nields (starting at 1:00) and the Hartford Steel Symphony (Steel drum band, starting at noon), along with a bounce house and other fun activities for kids, tours of St. John’s historic building, and more. Free admission, rain or shine. Everyone is welcome! This event is free. No tickets are necessary.
The Nields
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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featuring works by Bach, Hakim, Wammes, and Liszt
Jeremy Bruns
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St. Paul's Church Harvard Square

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September 18 to 22, 2017. Dom Alcuin Reid and several other distinguished speakers will serve as faculty for this liturgical formation and sacred music conference for priests, deacons, seminarians, religious, masters of ceremonies, liturgical musicians and singers, and other members of the laity. In addition to the principal curriculum of liturgical formation for sacred ministers, Culmen et Fons will also feature a parallel conference track for all those engaged in the field of liturgical and sacred music. Participants will not only have the opportunity to attend several of the lectures offered by Dom Alcuin, Fr. Thomas Kocik, Fr. Mario Testa, and Fr. Neil Joy, but will also study under the direction of Michael Olbash and David Hughes, providing the chant and polyphony for the sacred liturgies during the conference week. Repertoire to include Hassler "Missa Secunda," Guerrero "Missa Ecce Sacredos," and choral/organ Masses by Durufle and Widor.
Michael Olbash & David Hughes, music faculty
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St. Adelaide Parish
Tuition increases after Aug 1. Register
Contact: info@culmenetfonsma2017.com
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Washington National Cathedral organist, Benjamin Straley, performs in a celebration concert. The organ, Moller Op. 10306, is celebrating its 50t h anniversary. Featuring the world premiere of Jubilate Deo, by Philip Moore, commissioned with funding provided by the Marjorie Jolidon Fund of the Greater Hartford Chapter AGO. (Co-sponsored with Church of Christ, Congregational)
Benjamin Straley
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Church of Christ, Congregational

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Washington National Cathedral organist, Benjamin Straley, in conversation with Peter Niedmann, talks about the life and work of a 21s t century cathedral organist. Video excerpts will be included in this fascinating behind-the-scenes presentation.
Benjamin Straley
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Church of Christ, Congregational

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The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on September 24 at 5:00 for music by the St. John’s Adult Choir. Organist/Choirmaster: Scott Lamlein. Bairstow: I sat down; Bruckner: Locus iste; Radcliffe responses, Byrd Short Service canticles.
St. John's Adult Choir
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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featuring works by Francis Pott and Max Reger
John Robinson
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St. Paul's Church Harvard Square

Contact: admin@choirschool.net
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Mark Steinbach, University Organist of Brown University, will play music of Bach, Messiaen, Heiller, Wang Lu, and Vierne. Free and open to the public.
Mark Steinbach
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The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Come hear three outstanding high school organists compete for cash prizes.
High school finalists
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Trinity College Chapel

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Pre-concert exhibit of memorabilia from the Albert Schweitzer Institute at Quinnipiac University. Virtuoso performances by renowned American concert organists and competition judges: Diane Meredith Belcher, David Hurd and Christian Lane. Fauré Requiem performed in memory of David Spicer by Chorus Angelicus, Gaudeamus and the Cathedral Schola Cantorum; Gabriel Löfvall, Conductor; Dr. Ezequiel Menéndez, Organist; soloists and guest instrumentalists.
Christian Lane, Diane Meredith Belcher, David Hurd, Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus
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The Cathedral of Saint Joseph

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Preview concert before their performance at St. Patrick's Cathedral , NYC Works by American Composers: Alan Hovhaness, Daniel Pinkham, Richard J. Clark, Leo Sowerby Richard Kelley, trumpet, has been a soloist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and currently plays with the Boston Pops. He has performed with artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Ray Charles, Steven Tyler, and James Taylor. Richard J. Clark’s plays the 1999 Smith & Gilbert Organ • IV/53 • 3,023 pipes His eclectic appearances range from the Celebrity Series of Boston and the Boston Philharmonic to Jive Records (Sony BMG) and the New York Songwriter Circle at NYC’s historic “Bitter End.” Ministry & Liturgy Magazine has called his music "transformative."
Richard Kelley, trumpet & Richard J. Clark, organ
Works by an Hovhaness, Daniel Pinkham, Richard J. Clark, Leo Sowerby
St. Cecilia Church

Contact: RClark@stceciliaboston.org
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First Anniversary Concert of Russell & Company organ! Works by Johann Walther, Cesar Franck, Jean Langlais, James Biery, and voice and organ piece by Thomas Richner with Mary Ann Lanier, soprano
D. Eric Huenneke with guest Mary Ann Lanier, soprano
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First Parish in Concord

Contact: Eric Huenneke
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First Anniversary Celebration Concert of Russell & Co. Organ Works by Walther, Franck, Biery, Langlais, and a special vocal solo by Thomas Richner with soprano Mary Ann Lanier.
D. Eric Huenneke, Organist
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First Parish in Concord

Contact: Eric Huenneke
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Come hear outstanding young professional organists compete for cash prizes!
Young professional finalists
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Trinity College Chapel

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Colin MacKnight and Katherine Johnson, winners of the 2016 competitions, will present a full-length program of varied works.
Colin MacKnight and Katherine Johnson
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St. John's Episcopal Church

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Trinity College Chapel Singers will be joined by the treble choristers from St. James’s and St. John’s Episcopal Churches in West Hartford to perform the world premiere of a new setting of Psalm 150 composed by Philip Stopford. The anthem was commissioned by ASOF Hartford in memory of David Spicer, former artistic director and founder. philipstopford.com.
Combined choirs, Christopher Houlihan, Vaughn Mauren, and 2017 competitors
Works by Philip Stopford
Trinity College Chapel

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<p>Bernhard Klapprott performs internationally as a soloist, continuo player and conductor. He teaches as professor of Harpsichord/Early Keyboard Instruments and Basso continuo at the Department of Early Music at the University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar as well as internationally in master classes. </p> <p>He will play a fascinating concert of music by JS and CPE Bach, Buxtehude, Pachelbel and Kellner.</p> <p>“Klapprott plays with consummate technique and fine musical style.” - Fanfare</p> <p>Co-sponsored by the Boston Clavichord Society</p>
Bernhard Klapprott
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First Lutheran Church

Featuring works for single and multiple keyboards by 
Michael Finnissy
Forrest Eimold & The Sincerity Ensemble
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Michael Finnissy
St. Paul's Church Harvard Square

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The Choir of Christ the Redeemer will sing Choral Evensong celebrating the Feast of St. Michael & All Angels. Music by William H. Harris (Bring us, O Lord God); Herbert Howells (Westminster Service); Peter Nardone (Preces & Responses); Daniel Pinkham (Now is the hour of darkness past). Free admission; free-will offering. Reception afterward.
Choir of Christ the Redeemer; Daniel McKinley, Minister of Music/Organist & Choirmaster
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Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church

Contact: Dan McKinley
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Duo Maresienne plays a chaconne, a tombeau, dances and theatrical music for the tiny pardessus, the 7-string bass viol, theorbo and baroque guitar. They will perform works by Marais, Caix d'Hervelois, de Visee, Campion, Hugard and others.
Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, bass viola da gamba & pardessus; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo & baroque guitar)
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Lindsay Chapel, First Church in Cambridge Congregational

Contact: Carol Lewis (617) 776-0692 or catlines@aol.com
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Methuen Memorial Music Hall presents a Children's Event for All Ages. Two readers, respectively in English and Spanish, will read tales featuring several animal characters. Great Organ musical commentary on the stories will be primarily by Bach, Mozart and Bartok. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Free off-street parking.
Joyce Painter Rice, organ
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Methuen Memorial Music Hall

Contact: MethuenOrganConcerts@gmail.com
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Featuring works by Bach, Berkeley and Elgar
Blake Chen, Junior Organ Scholar
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St. Paul's Church Harvard Square

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Duo Maresienne plays a chaconne, a tombeau, dances and theatrical music for the tiny pardessus, the 7-string bass viol, theorbo and baroque guitar. They will perform works by Marais, Caix d'Hervelois, de Visee, Campion, Hugard and others.
Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, bass viola da gamba & pardessus; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo & baroque guitar)
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Somerville Museum

Contact: call (617) 666-9810 or email somemuseum@gmail.com
Titulaire of the grand organ at St Eustache Church, Paris. The stellar French organist comes to dazzle Hartford.
Thomas Ospital
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Trinity College Chapel

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<p>Join us for a Thriller evening of Haunting music, presented by Mark T. Engelhardt who serves as Organist and Director of Music at St. Peter's by-the-sea Episcopal Church in Bay Shore NY, and is founder and administrator of the Center for the Arts at St. Peter's.</p> <p>Co-sponsored by Merrimack Valley AGO</p>
Mark Engelhardt
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Grace Church in Salem

Contact: louise.mundinger@gmail.com
Brink Bush plays the 1999 Smith & Gilbert Organ • IV/53 • 3,023 pipes. He is one of the leading interpreters of German Romantic organ music in the world today. He has performed extensively throughout the United States and Europe and made his German debut at the Berliner Dom. He was featured on American Public Media’s Pipedreams in a program titled Bach, Bush and Middelschulte. His New York debut was heard at Trinity Church Wall Street during the Virgil Fox Legacy Twenty-fifth Anniversary Concert Weekend.
Brink Bush
Works by Anthony Newman, Gerard Strecke, Henri Nibelle, Joseph Rheinberger, and Jean Francaix
St. Cecilia Church

Accessible repertoire for ALL organists --Marjorie Ness Innovative and accessible choral for small choirs --Rebekah Schulz Solutions for small choirs, music ministries, and older voices --Mark Mummert Workshop free; lunch (fee) available. Time 10AM--2PM
Marjorie Ness, Rebekah Schulz, Mark Mummert
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Trinity Lutheran Church

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accompanied by Bernie Anderson on the Mighty Wurlitzer
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Kinght Auditorium, Babson College
$5 for age 18 and under
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accompanied by Bernie Anderson at the Mighty Wurlitzer
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Kinght Auditorium, Babson College
$5 for age 18 and under
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Concerts on the Corner, the music series of Avon Congregational Church, presents The Rare Byrds Ensemble of Boston! This fabulous young ensemble will appear in a concert entitled “Lost Love- Music of 18th century France" and a world premiere! On the program are works by Rameau, Marais,de la Guerre, Monteclair and a new work composed in French Baroque style for the occasion by ensemble member Albano Berberi. Their performance will feature works for the Baroque violin, viola da gamba, elegant 2-manual harpsichord, and voice. The ensemble performs in the Boston area with the Harvard University Baroque Chamber Orchestra and other ensembles. They look forward to their return engagement in Avon. The ensemble consists of Rebecca Nelson- Baroque violin, Benjamin Rechel-viola da gamba, Albano Berberi-harpsichord, and special guest Katie Boardman, soprano. They hail from the US, Albania and Germany. Come be mesmerized and transported to another world by the playing of this exquisite
The Rare Byrds
Works by Marias,Rameau, Couperin
Avon Congregational Church

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St. John's Choir will sing Evensong, including Noble Evening Service in B minor, Burgett Responses, and Purcell, "Rejoice in the Lord alway". Organ music by Jongen and Mathias. All are welcome. Reception following.
St. John's Choir, Buffy Gray, director; Andrew Sheranian, guest organist
Works by Noble, Burgett, Purcell, Jongen, Mathias
The Parish of St. John the Evangelist

Contact: 781-749-1535
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Philip Stopford conducts the Choir of Christ Church Bronxville, New York, with Vaughn Mauren, pianist, in a varied program of choral works from several centuries.
The Choir of Christ Church, Bronxville, New York. Philip Stopford, director
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St. James's Episcopal Church

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Do not miss Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus as they perform their annual INVESTITURE CONCERT! From the haunting drone of bagpipes, exquisite choral gems strewn through the program, mighty organ chords reverberating all over the space, and the field drum punctuating a rousing finale, this year’s INVESTITURE CONCERT promises to give your heart and mind a refreshing jolt! Organist Ezequiel Menéndez collaborates again with us for Gabriel Fauré’s exquisite Requiem, the centerpiece of the performance. The Investiture Ceremony represents that very special moment in which choral students are promoted to their new upper choirs. The season’s Head Choristers and Choral Scholars are also publicly announced, and choristers with best attendance records acknowledged. All five choirs of Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus participate of the sonic feast, making it a moving and memorable occasion for all. The event is open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken.
The Choirs of Joyful Noise, Inc - Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus
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Trinity Episcopal Church

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a one hour free organ recital on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Matteo Imbruno
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Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - COllege of the Holy Cross
free admssion
Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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a one hour free organ recital by the organist of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Matteo Imbruno
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Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - COllege of the Holy Cross
free admssion
Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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a one hour free organ recital by the organist of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Matteo Imbruno
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Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - College of the Holy Cross
free admssion
Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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Lecture Presentation on the Music of The Beatles Multimedia Presentation by Aaron Krerowicz “From the Shadow of JFK: The Rise of Beatlemania in America” Sunday, October 22, 1:00 p.m.
Aaron Krerowicz
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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Program features Magnificat du premier ton - Guislain, Concerto in F, Op 4, no.4, G.F. Handel arr. by W. T. Best, The Black River - (text from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne) - Gavin Bryars, and Sonata in G, Op. 28 - Sir Edward Elgar. Maggie Finnegan is recent winner of the Washington International Competition for Voice and made her Kennedy Center debut this year. James Busby is in his 24th season as Organist and Choirmaster at S. Stephens where he plays the Robert Hale Ives Goddard Memorial Organ.
James Busby, Organ/Maggie Finnegan, Soprano
Works by Guislain, Handel-Best, Bryars, and Elgar
S. Stephen's Church in the Brown University Campus

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Doug Marshall plays a program of music by Bach, Franck, Peloquin, Hebble, and Vierne on the new Casavant/Marshall & Ogletree organ at St. Paul's in Dedham - the instrument consists of the newly renovated 1959 Casavant and M & O's Opus 12.
Doug Marshall
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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Contact: St. Paul's Church 781-329-4553
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Please join the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory in concert at St. Paul's Church, Harvard Square on Sunday October 22nd at 3.00 p.m. This renowned choir of boys and young men have an enviable reputation for Sacred Choral Music, and film sound-track credits include 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Harry Potter.' They recently released their first recording with AimHigher records to great critical acclaim: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSUveWIVrpw" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSUveWIVrpw</a> The concert will also feature the boys of St. Paul's Choir School, who have also just released a recording <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcD8EE1_g5M" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcD8EE1_g5M</a> Admission will be by program, $20 and $15 for the front and back halves of the Church.
London Oratory Schola Cantorum & St. Paul's Choir of Boys and Men
Works by Fauré, Stanford, Bach
St. Paul's Church Harvard Square

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Dave Wickerham at the Wurlitzer with the White Heat Swing Quartet
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The Havnover Theatre for the Performing Arts

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Organist Tom Trenney provides an improvised soundtrack for this classic silent film, The Phantom of the Opera on the Kotzschmar Organ. Come early for pre-concert activities, including a costume contest!
Tom Trenney
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Merrill Auditorium
Admission $20, Seniors $18, Students $10
Contact: www.porttix.com
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Greater Hartford Chapter AGO presents annual Halloween ‘spook-tacular.’ Costumed organists, stage lighting and effects combine with lots of ghoulish organ music.
Costumed organists
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St. John's Episcopal Church

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Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Opera The Pilgrim’s Progress October 27 & 28, and November 3 & 4 at 7:30PM Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA Gloriæ Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company present Ralph Vaughan Williams’s opera, The Pilgrim’s Progress, fully staged with orchestra and guest soloists at the Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA. For the first time in twelve years, the production is returning to a New England stage. The opera will draw an international audience into a timeless story portraying the universal journey of humanity’s search for spiritual redemption. The Pilgrim’s Progress is the featured event of an international symposium celebrating the arts and commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Sponsored in part by the Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust of London, it will be the first fully staged performance of the opera worldwide since performed in London in 2012. A limited number of tickets are available! Tickets; $40
Gloriae Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company
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Church of the Transfiguration

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST & 80’S DANCE PARTY ON THE REDONDO PIER Friday, October 27, 2017 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. Redondo Beach Pier 500 Fisherman's Wharf Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (Event will take place below Kincaid’s on The Octagon where the Redondo Beach Pier meets the International Boardwalk/Redondo Beach Marina) The Redondo Pier Association in partnership with King Harbor Association, is pleased to announce the inaugural Halloween Costume Contest and 80’s Dance Party on The Pier with host Richard Blade of SiriusXM 1st Wave, JACK FM and formerly of KROQ FM. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes. All events on the Redondo Beach Pier are all ages, family friendly and free to attend. The Redondo Pier Association is committed to providing free community event programming at the Redondo Beach Pier throughout the year including an annual Car Show, Chalk Art Festival, Holiday Concert, Kite Festival, Summer Concert series and a new Halloween event.
Redondo Pier Association
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Redondo Pier

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Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Opera The Pilgrim’s Progress October 27 & 28, and November 3 & 4 at 7:30PM Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA Gloriæ Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company present Ralph Vaughan Williams’s opera, The Pilgrim’s Progress, fully staged with orchestra and guest soloists at the Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA. For the first time in twelve years, the production is returning to a New England stage. The opera will draw an international audience into a timeless story portraying the universal journey of humanity’s search for spiritual redemption. The Pilgrim’s Progress is the featured event of an international symposium celebrating the arts and commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Sponsored in part by the Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust of London, it will be the first fully staged performance of the opera worldwide since performed in London in 2012. A limited number of tickets are available! Tickets; $40
Gloriae Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company
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Church of the Transfiguration

The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on October 29 at 5:00 for music by the St. John’s Youth Choir. Scott Lamlein, choirmaster, Christa Rakich, organist. Responses: MacDonald; Canticles: Sumsion in D; Fauré: Maria mater gratiae; Plumstead A grateful heart.
St. John's Youth Choir
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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Alexander Pattavina, a fourth-year undergraduate student of Paul Jacobs at The Juilliard School (NYC), is this year’s artist for the seventeenth annual tracker concert at Hampton Congregational Church. The instrument, built in 1836, is the oldest pipe organ in Connecticut still being used regularly. Concert date is Sunday, October 29th at 4 pm. There is no charge, only a free will offering at the door. The church address is 263 Main Street (Route 97) in Hampton. Refreshments will follow the program.
Alexander Pattavina
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Hampton Congregational Church

Organ Concert October 29, 2017, 3pm Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA Join us for an organ concert by guest artist, Gabriele Giacomelli, Italian organist and musicologist from Florence. The concert will be performed October 29th at 3pm on the E.M. Skinner organ at the Church of the Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans. For more information, visit artsandecumenism.org $25; $20 for seniors Tickets: 508-240-2400
Gabriele Giacomelli
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Church of the Transfiguration

Concert on the Seminary's recently restored Hook & Hastings/Andover organ will benefit the ongoing Cathedral Organ, Opus 801 Restoration. The Cathedral is closed during renovation, so the concert will be held at the Seminary.
Colin Lynch, organist
Works by Widor, Buxtehude, Bach, Parry, Alain, Dupré
St. John's Seminary Chapel

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Due to Cathedral renovation, this concert will be held on the Hook & Hastings/Andover organ at the Seminary, to benefit the ongoing restoration of the Cathedral's Hook & Hastings Organ,Opus 801.
Colin Lynch, organist
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St. John's Seminary Chapel

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Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Opera The Pilgrim’s Progress October 27 & 28, and November 3 & 4 at 7:30PM Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA Gloriæ Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company present Ralph Vaughan Williams’s opera, The Pilgrim’s Progress, fully staged with orchestra and guest soloists at the Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA. For the first time in twelve years, the production is returning to a New England stage. The opera will draw an international audience into a timeless story portraying the universal journey of humanity’s search for spiritual redemption. The Pilgrim’s Progress is the featured event of an international symposium celebrating the arts and commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Sponsored in part by the Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust of London, it will be the first fully staged performance of the opera worldwide since performed in London in 2012. A limited number of tickets are available! Tickets; $40
Gloriae Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company
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Church of the Transfiguration

The Boston Choral Ensemble season opener is entitled “French Connection: Fête”. It has as its centerpiece the stunning Mass in G by Francis Poulenc. Composed in 1937 this landmark work for unaccompanied eight-voice choir is one of the twentieth century’s most challenging choral works. The concert is framed as a festival service as might have been sung at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, and Poulenc’s masterpiece is on the program with Maurice Duruflé’s beautiful Motets on Gregorian Themes, and works by Messiaen and Langlais. https://<a href="http://www.bostonchoral.org/2017-2018-season/" target="_blank">www.bostonchoral.org/2017-2018-season/</a>
Boston Choral Ensemble, dir. Andrew Shenton
Works by Francis Poulenc; Maurice Duruflé; Messiaen; Langlais
Boston's Basilica

Contact: administrator@bostonchoral.org
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Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Opera The Pilgrim’s Progress October 27 & 28, and November 3 & 4 at 7:30PM Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA Gloriæ Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company present Ralph Vaughan Williams’s opera, The Pilgrim’s Progress, fully staged with orchestra and guest soloists at the Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA. For the first time in twelve years, the production is returning to a New England stage. The opera will draw an international audience into a timeless story portraying the universal journey of humanity’s search for spiritual redemption. The Pilgrim’s Progress is the featured event of an international symposium celebrating the arts and commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Sponsored in part by the Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust of London, it will be the first fully staged performance of the opera worldwide since performed in London in 2012. A limited number of tickets are available! Tickets; $40
Gloriae Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company
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Church of the Transfiguration

a one hour free organ recital by the organist of the Oratoire Saint-Joseph, Montreal, Canada, on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Vincent Boucher
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Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - College of the Holy Cross
free admssion
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The Choir of Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church and an instrumental ensemble, conducted by Dan McKinley, will present Dan Forrest's "Requiem for the Living" as the service music for the annual All Souls Eucharist. Reception afterward.
Choir of Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church; Dan McKinley, Organist & Choirmaster
Works by Dan Forrest
Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church

Contact: Dan McKinley
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Haydn Paukenmesse - Mass in Time of War<br> Haydn Symphony 104 (London)<br> Hymn Finlandia with original orchestral accpt<br> Bach & Handel Oboe Concerti<br> Color Guard
First U Festival Choir, orchestra, organ, timpani - Will Sherwood, director
Works by http://firstumusic.com/organ
First Unitarian Church

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Program of American and French music in the Organ Recital and Concert Series of Music at St. Anthony's, 2017-2018. Organ by Casavant, 1912.
Rosalind Mohnsen, organist
Works by Titcomb, Bingham, Buck, Foote, Franck, Guilmant, Vierne, Lemmens
St. Anthony of Padua Church

Contact: www.musicatsaintanthonys.org
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On Sunday, November 11th, 2017 at 8 pm Assabet Valley Mastersingers with orchestra will present the concert “Praise from the Royal Courts” under the baton of Artistic Director Robert P. Eaton at Congregation B’Nai Shalom, 117 East Main Street in Westborough. Two enjoyable selections from G.F. Handel’s creative and prolific tenure in England are Chandos Anthem #11 Let God Arise and Chandos Anthem #6 As Longs the Hart. The Te Deum of Marc-Antoine Charpentier will bring the concert to a majestic and festive conclusion. Vocal soloists soprano Jessica Cooper, mezzo Catherine Hedberg, tenor Charles Blandy and baritone Thomas Jones will complete the ensemble.
Dr. Robert P. Eaton/ Assabet Valley Mastersingers
Works by Handel and Charpentier
Congregation B'Nai Shalom
Veterans admittedd free for this concert
Contact: Alene Cole 978-562-9838
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Ron Rhode
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Shanklin Music Hall
$15 for age 18 and under
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“Anglo-Catholicism: Uncovering Roots,” A Mini-Conference<p/> Richard Ayleward: Responses, A. Herbert Brewer: Evening Service in D Major, John Sheppard: O God, be merciful unto us, Charles Villiers Stanford: Beati quorum via, op 38, no 3
The Choir of the Church of the Advent
Works by Ayleward, Brewer, Sheppard, Stanford
The Church of the Advent

Contact: emerson@theadventboston.org
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A Special "Mini-Conference" in advance of the American Academy of Religion Meeting in Boston<p/> Sermon by the Rev. Prof. Andrew McGowan, Berkeley Divinity School at Yale<p/> Featuring the Music of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa Brevis, Thomas Tomkins: O Sing unto the Lord a New Song, Matthew Martin: Laudate Dominum
The Choir of the Church of the Advent, Mark Dwyer, Katelyn Emerson
Works by Palestrina, Tompkins, and Martin
The Church of the Advent

Contact: emerson@theadventboston.org
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Clark Wilson, accompaniest
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The Hanover Theatre for the Perfomring Arts

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4:30 pm, Jonathan Wessler performs a program of Franck, Howells & Mendelssohn<p/> 5:00 pm, The Choir of the Church of the Advent will sing Evensong, featuring Richard Ayleward: Responses, A. Herbert Brewer: Evening Service in D Major, Stephen Paulus: The Road Home, and Maurice Greene: Lord, let me know mine end<p/> A light supper to follow, long-time friend of the Advent Canon Alistair Macdonald-Radcliff will speak to us about his experiences and perceptions regarding Muslim/Christian Relations in the Middle-East, as well as his perceptions of the same in the West. Don't miss this timely and important discussion!
The Choir of the Church of the Advent, Jonathan Wessler, Mark Dwyer, Ross Wood
Works by Franck, Howells, Mendelssohn, Ayleward, Brewer, Paulus, Greene
The Church of the Advent

Contact: emerson@theadventboston.org
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Works of Beethoven, Franck and Debussy. A founding member of Yo-Yo Ma’s famed Silk Road Project and the Knights Orchestra, violinist Colin Jacobsen is “born to the instrument and its sweet, lyrical possibilities” (New York Times) and “one of the most interesting figures on the classical music scene” (Washington Post).
Colin Jacobsen, violinist, and Alan Murchie, pianist
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St. James's Episcopal Church
Free for under 18
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This newly-formed ensemble of professional singers and instrumentalists, drawn from the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, Emmanuel Music, Trinity Church in Copley Square, and the Church of the Advent, will perform organ, instrumental, and choral music of Johann Sebastian Bach, including Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, the motet "Lobet den Herrn", and Cantata 47. They will be joined by the All Saints' Boys Choir. This is the first-ever collaboration between the music program of All Saints' Church and Ashmont Hill Chamber Music, and will be directed by All Saints' organist and choirmaster, Andrew P. Sheranian. <a href="http://www.ahchambermusic.org/concerts" target="_blank">http://www.ahchambermusic.org/concerts</a>
The Bach Project. Andrew Sheranian, director
Works by Johann Sebastian Bach
The Parish of All Saints - Ashmont

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Fresh musical arrangements for the holidays with Worcester Polytech Jazz orchestra, the mighty Hook organ, and a sing-along. Free. Bring a bag lunch or purchase one there. Co-sponsored by Worcester Chapter AGO.
WPI Jazz Ensemble
Works by
Mechanics Hall

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Favorite carols, new and old!
The Choir of Saint James's Episcopal Church
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St. James's Episcopal Church

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An amazing start to the Advent season – arrive early to get a good seat! Sunday, December 10 at 3:00 p.m. The St. John’s Adult and Youth Choirs; Scott Lamlein, choirmaster; Floyd Higgins, organist In the tradition of King’s College, Cambridge, prepare your soul for the Christmas miracle with carols for choir and organ.
St. John's Youth & Adult Choirs
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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v Friday, December 15, 7:00 p.m., St Michael’s Church, Litchfield v Saturday, December 16, 4:00 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, Torrington v Sunday, December 17, 4:00 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Church, Salisbury v Friday, December 22, 7:00 p.m., Collinsville Congregational Church, Collinsville v Saturday, December 23, 7:30 p.m., St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church, Hartford Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus John McDonough, narrator Vaughan Mauren, organist Dr. Gabriel Löfvall, director ‘Tis the time to make merry! Christmas in Connecticut would not be the same if you missed one of these priceless performances. Churches and chapels across Northwest Connecticut resonate with the music of the season, as this tradition continues to draw packed houses. An assortment of carols, both old and new, skillfully executed by the pure voices of Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus, is at the center of the concert, along with poignant and cheery readings masterfully d
Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus, John McDonough and Vaughan Mauren
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St. Michael's Episcopal Church
Students $10
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Come celebrate the holiday season with Ray Cornils' final performance as Municipal Organist of the Kotzschmar Organ! Guests include the Kotzschmar Festival Brass, ChoralArt Singers, and The Parish Ringers. Join a Kotzschmar Organ family tradition that features holiday music from throughout the centuries — festive, reflective, fun, and inspiration for the ears! This performance features Ray Cornils’ final performance as Municipal Organist, celebrating 27 years at the helm of the Kotzschmar. Come celebrate the holiday season with us! Public retirement reception for Ray Cornils to follow concert. All are welcome!
Ray Cornils
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Merrill Auditorium
Reserved Seating $27-$50 Admission, Stud
Contact: porttix.com/kotzschmar-organ
Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series resumes with St. John’s own Scott Lamlein playing the mighty Austin organ on Sunday, January 7 at 12:30 p.m. Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John’s magnificent Austin pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, January through June, 12:30 p.m. with regional organists. Free!
Scott Lamlein, organist
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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Seamus Gethicker
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Knight Auditorium, Babson College
$5 for age 18 and under
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The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on January 28 at 5:00 for music by a choir to be announced later.
TBA
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St. John's Episcopal Church

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Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series resumes with James R. Barry playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, February 4 at 12:30 p.m. Jim is Director of Music and Organist at St. James’ Church, Glastonbury. Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John’s magnificent Austin pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, January through June, 12:30 p.m. with regional organists. Free!
James R. Barry, organist
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on February 25 at 5:00 for music by a choir to be announced later.
TBA
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St. John's Episcopal Church

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Duruflé – Requiem The Choir of St. James’s Episcopal Church Members of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra Vaughn Mauren, conductor Christopher Houlihan, organist
The Choir of Saint James's Episcopal Church, members of the Hartford Symphony, Vaughn Mauren and Christopher Houlihan
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St. James's Episcopal Church

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Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series resumes with Jacob Street playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, March 4 at 12:30 p.m. Jacob is Director of Music and Organist at St. Paul’s-on-the-Green, Norwalk. Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John’s magnificent Austin pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, January through June, 12:30 p.m. with regional organists. Free!
Jacob Street, organist
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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Join us on Saturday, March 10, at 4:00 p.m. for our second Choral Music for the Soul concert! The St. John’s Youth and Adult Choirs join with the Choirs of St. Paul’s-on-the-Green, Norwalk in presenting the sublime Requiem by Gabriel Fauré, with organ and chamber orchestra, along with the newly-composed "Visions" by John Rutter.
St. John's Youth & Adult Choirs and the Choir of St. Paul's-on-the-Green, Norwalk
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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a one hour free organ recital by the University Organist of Rutgers University, Princeton, NJ, on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Renée Louprette
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Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - College of the Holy Cross
free admssion
Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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Simon Gledhill
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Knight Auditorium, Babson College
$5 for age 18 and under
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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 25 at 5:00 for music by a choir to be announced later.
TBA
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St. John's Episcopal Church

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Simon Gledhill
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Shanklin Music Hall
$15 for age 18 and under
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a one hour free organ recital by the successor of Maurice and Marie-Madeleine Duruflé as organiste titulaire of the Church of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, Paris, France. M. Warnier will perform on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Vincent Warnier
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Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - College of the Holy Cross
free admssion
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Young concert organist Greg Zelek performs a solo recital.
Greg Zelek
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St. James's Episcopal Church

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The Fa-Re-La Duo: Sunday, April 22, 2018, 3:00 p.m. Cellist Tanya Anisimova and pianist Pi-Hsun Shih return to the Red Door for a concert of beautiful classics. This concert is free and open to the public – all are welcome with no tickets required. Suggested donation: $20 A reception will follow the concert.
The Fa-Re-La Duo: Cellist Tanya Anisimova and pianist Pi-Hsun Shih
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St. John's Episcopal Church

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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 25 at 5:00 for music by the St. John’s Youth & Adult Choirs. Scott Lamlein, choirmaster.
St. John's Youth & Adult Choirs
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St. John's Episcopal Church

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The legalities of printed music are more confusing than ever. What is public domain? When does a copyright end? What is ‘out-of-print’? IMSLP? CPDL? Blanket licenses? Edward Guo, the founder and President of IMSLP (the groundbreaking online music-sharing website) will give an informative presentation on all these issues.
Edward Guo
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St. James Church

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Jerry Nagano
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Shanklin Music Hall
$15 for age 18 and under
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A recital to re-dedicate the organ at St. James's Episcopal Church. Works of Bach, Whitlock, Bairstow and Duruflé.
Vaughn Mauren, organist
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St. James's Episcopal Church

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A concert by Yale’s premiere a capella group! Join us on Friday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free admission, $20 suggested donation. A reception will follow. Every year, 14 senior Yale men are selected to be in the Whiffenpoofs, the world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group.
Yale's Whiffenpoofs
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series resumes with Ezequiel Menendez playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, May 6 at 12:30 p.m. Ezequiel is Director of Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Hartford. Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John’s magnificent Austin pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, January through June, 12:30 p.m. with regional organists. Free!
Ezequiel Menendez, organist
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series resumes with Susan Carroll playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, June 3 at 12:30 p.m. Susan is Organist and Music Associate at Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford. Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John’s magnificent Austin pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, January through June, 12:30 p.m. with regional organists. Free!
Susan Carroll, organist
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St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: 860-523-5201
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