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Brombaugh Organ, Opus 21, Rededication Concert Series. David von Behren (Yale School of Music) performs works by J.S.Bach and Mendelssohn. St. Mark's Chapel on the UConn campus, 7 pm. $20 requested donation, all proceeds go to the Brombaugh Opus 21 Fund.
David von Behren
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St. Mark's Chapel

Contact: Linda Austin Small, parish administrator, St. Mark's Chapel 860-429-2647
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Alchemy, the vocal chamber ensemble of the GMChorale, offers a series concerts that often feature collaborations with local ensembles and performers. Now in its third season, and led by founding director Joseph D’Eugenio, the ensemble, known for its ability to adapt its sound to a broad variety of repertoire, took the name \\\"Alchemy\\\" in recognition of the ancient, mystical art of creating gold through transformation and refinement. Already recognized for its vocal beauty, richness, and subtlety, this 24-voice ensemble brings a touch of gold to interpretations of Romantic and contemporary choral music. This season’s concerts, called \\\"Come to the Music\\\" features a cappella and accompanied choral music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Fauré, Siegfried, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Thompson, Vierne, and Clausen. Allan Conway accompanies. No tickets are required; a free will donation will be accepted.
Alchemy, the vocal chamber ensemble of the GMChorale; Joseph D'Eugenio, Artistic Director
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First Church of Christ, Congregational

Contact: gmcmedia@gmchorale.org
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Alchemy, the vocal chamber ensemble of the GMChorale, offers a series concerts that often feature collaborations with local ensembles and performers. Now in its third season, and led by founding director Joseph D’Eugenio, the ensemble, known for its ability to adapt its sound to a broad variety of repertoire, took the name "Alchemy" in recognition of the ancient, mystical art of creating gold through transformation and refinement. Already recognized for its vocal beauty, richness, and subtlety, this 24-voice ensemble brings a touch of gold to interpretations of Romantic and contemporary choral music. This season’s concerts, called "Come to the Music" features a cappella and accompanied choral music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Fauré, Siegfried, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Thompson, Vierne, and Clausen. Allan Conway accompanies. No tickets are required; a free will donation will be accepted.
Alchemy, the vocal chamber ensemble of the GMChorale; Joseph D'Eugenio, Artistic Director
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First Church of Christ, Congregational

Contact: gmcmedia@gmchorale.org
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Recital to demonstrate and celebrate brand-new Faucher pipe organ. Program: Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV 532-J.S. Bach; Prelude, Vugue, and Variation-César Franck; Dieu parmi nous-Olivier Messiaen
Isaac Johnson
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Our Lady of the Assumption Church

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All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. Full of famous choruses – such as the great Hallelujah – and based on Italian folk songs and carols, Handel’s Messiah tells a story of wonder and triumph. Experience this timeless masterwork in its earliest version, as conceived by artistic director Mark Bailey, on Saturday, February 9th at 7:30pm. Snow date: February 16th, 7:30pm
American Baroque Orchestra and Singers
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: music@sjparish.net
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An intimate recital featuring professional vocalists from around the city, this series features 45 minutes of music from different artists in a wide variety of repertoire. The intimate setting of St. Andrew's Hall on the 4th floor of the Trinity Church Parish House creates a "chamber music" atmosphere in which to enjoy these selections, and the performance will be followed by a reception to meet and chat with the artists.
Katherine Growdon, mezzo-soprano and Megan Henderson, piano
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St. Andrew's Hall, Trinity Church Boston
https://www.trinitychurchconcerts.org/si
Contact: https://www.trinitychurchconcerts.org/singerseries2018
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From Rebecca Clarke to Ysaye M. Barnwell, Fountain in a Wood represents a diverse concert program of music written by women composers for women’s voices. Featured repertoire includes CWC’s 2017 commission, The Tree House, by Boston composer Beth Denisch, based on the texts of Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie. Scored for oboe, cello, piano and women’s voices, The Tree House powerfully renders these beautiful texts; they are perfectly paced, lovely, radiant, challenging, and measured. Also included on the program are works by Gwyneth Walker, Rebecca Clarke, Ramona Leungen, Carol Barnett, Tara Traxler and Anne Lister Concert Program: <a href="http://www.bostonago.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/WIMFest-2019-p3.pdf" target="_blank">(link)</a>
Robert Barney, Organist and Janet Ring Frank, Conductor
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Trinity Episcopal Church

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Organist Lukas Hasler will perform works of Mendelssohn, Franck and Liszt on the Colby-Walker three manual organ at St. Joseph's in Needham. Hasler is a student at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria and a student in cultural management at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He has won the "Prima la musica" competition for organ twice. The second time he also won the "Bärenreiter-Special" prize for his interpretation of a work by J.S. Bach. He is also a composer and a choral conductor.
Lukas Hasler, Organist
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St. Joseph Parish

Contact: Daryl Bichel, 617/312-8328, darylbichel@aol.com
Rousing, dramatic, entertaining, ethereal and sentimental are all words that describe the music you will hear if you come to the Intimate Dialogues for Brass, Voice and Trumpet Concert on February 10th at the First Congregational Church in Shrewsbury, MA. The address is 19 Church Rd, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 and the time is 4 pm. Featured young performing artists include soprano, Johanna Geremia, trumpeter, Rachel Long, trombonist, Ben Marcotte, and pianist/organist, Isabelle Zhao with concert pianist, Philip Martorella. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Shrewsbury Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council
Rachel Long Philip Martorella Ben Marcotte Johanna Geremia Isabelle Zhao
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First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury

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Jeremy Bruns
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The Mother Church - The First Church of Christ, Scientist

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Katelyn Emerson plays Aeolian-Skinner op. 1353 (III/55), inaugurating our rebuilt Great, Swell, and Antiphonal. The ongoing work is by Spencer Organs (with Jonathan Ambrosino et al). <a href="https://www.parkstreet.org/sites/default/files/papers/music/park_street_church_skinner_opus_1353_master_specification.pdf">Stop List</a>
Katelyn Emerson
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Park Street Church

Contact: nskinner@parkstreet.org
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Mark your calendars for AGO Merrimack Valley Chapter's 21st Mini Convention on February 23, 2019 from 8:30am to 4pm! It will again be held at the First-Calvary Baptist Church, 586 Massachusetts Avenue, North Andover, MA 01845. Presenters will include Robert Stibler with pointers on involving student and amateur brass players in your music, Susan Ferre on the application of early singing styles in Handel's Messiah, Craig Seaman on the "Care and Feeding" of pipe organs, and Richard Spicer on early publishers and composers of church music in Essex County. In addition, Spectrum Music will be back with a goodly selection of music for sale, and The Party Connection will again be serving up one of their delicious lunches. Members of the Chapter will be doing an anthem reading and hosting the Scholarship Fund flea market, and good fellowship will be had by all. The detailed program and the Registration form will be posted on the Chapter website <a hr
various presenters
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First-Calvary Baptist Church

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All events are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the last Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on February 24 at 5:00, with music by the Choir School of Hartford, and the Trinity Church Choir; Jackson Merrill, choirmaster. What is Choral Evensong? “Evensong … is a very tiny fragment of something else: it is a fragment of the worship which is offered to God by Christian people every hour in every part of the world. When you come to Evensong here it is as if you were dropping in on a conversation already in progress — a conversation between God and people which began long before you were born and will go on long after you are dead.” Why celebrate Evensong? Evensong offers to us the opportunity to gather and spend time in prayer while listening and participating in music that i
Choir School of Hartford and Trinity Church Choir; Jackson Merrill, Choirmaster
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: music@sjparish.net
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Works by Bach, Grigny, Durufle and Reger
Lorraine Mihaliak
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Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel

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Back by popular demand, King’s Chapel Concert Series offers a Baroque feast of beloved instrumental concertos. Albinoni’s Adagio is much-loved for its unforgettable melody played by organ and strings, and Bach’s Concerto for Oboe and Violin sparkles with soaring musical lines and captivating rhythms. Performed on one of Boston’s finest organs, Handel’s concerto “The Cuckoo and The Nightingale” delights with its bird song motifs and stunning virtuosity. Don’t miss this program, featuring many of Boston’s finest interpreters of 18th century music. PROGRAM -- BACH: Concerto for Oboe and Violin
 HANDEL: Organ Concerto ALBINONI: Adagio and Oboe Concerto VIVALDI: Concerto Grosso for Two Violins PERFORMERS -- Heinrich Christensen, organ; Andrew Price, oboe Julia McKenzie & Katherine Winterstein, violins; Guiomar Turgeon & Robert Curtis, violins; Susan Seeber, viola Rebecca Shaw, cello; Scot Fitzsimmons, bass
King’s Chapel Concert Series
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King's Chapel
Order your tickets in advance at brownpa
Contact: hchristensen@kings-chapel.org
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Please join us for the next presentation of our Sacred Music Series on Sunday, February 24th at 3:00 pm, as we welcome the Sacred Music Guild and Schola Cantorum of Thomas More College in Merrimack, NH. They will present an hour of beautiful a cappella sacred music, including the stunning Missa "O Magnum Mysterium" of Tomas Luis de Victoria. As always, admission is free and families are welcome. Freewill donations will be accepted at the door for the benefit of Visitation House, a Catholic organization in Worcester that provides food, shelter and care to pregnant women in need. St. John's is located at 80 Union St. (Routes 62 and 70) in Clinton and is ramp accessible. We look forward to seeing you for a truly breathtaking program sung in a magnificent space.
Sacred Music Guild and Schola Cantorum of Thomas More College
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St. John the Guardian of Our Lady Parish

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The Choir of the Church of the Redeemer sings Evensong; a festive reception follows. The service includes the music of Marcel Dupre, Gerald Finzi, Gerre Hancock, Herbert Sumsion, Walter Sutcliffe, James Turle, and David McKay Williams. Michael Murray, Organist & Choirmaster Stuart Forster, Organist Michael Dangelo, Officiant
Choir of the Church of the Redeemer; Michael S. Murray; Stuart Forster
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Church of the Redeemer

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El Dorado Ensemble plays fantasies, dances & divisions by Allison, Dowland, Morley, Holborne & others. There will be viol fantasias by Coperario & Ravenscroft, and Cutting's variations for bandora solo upon "The New Hunt".
El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Karen Burciaga, Hannah Davidson, Mai-Lan Broekman, Alice Mroszczyk, viols; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute, bandora, cittern)
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Lindsay Chapel, First Church in Cambridge Congregational

Contact: For more information, call (617) 776-0692 or go to (link)
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Have you ever wondered what other church choirs sing on any given Sunday morning? Now is your chance to find out! Come join the Springfield Chapter for a morning of food, singing and fellowship. Music-reading friends welcome. Feel free to bring copies of your favorite anthems, and also music for our swap table. Breakfast at 9:30 followed by Anthem sing at 10:00. Hosted by Karen Ducharme, Director of Music at Second Congregational Church, Westfield. To RSVP contact Kducharme@westfield.ma.edu
Springfield Chapter
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Second Congregational Church

Contact: kducharme@westfield.ma.edu
All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series continues with Nathan Lively playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, March 3 at 12:30 p.m. Nathan is organist and choirmaster at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Washington Depot. 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!
Nathan Lively, Organist
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: music@sjparish.net
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St. Andrew's Senior Choir will sing a Choral Evensong. Guest organist,Thomas Handel. Program includes; Rejoice in the Lamb by Benjamin Britten, Magnificat and Nunc dimittis by Charles Villier Stanford and the Hathaway Preces and Responses. Reception in the Parish Hall to follow.
St. Andrew's Senior Choir
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St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

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Alchemy, the vocal chamber ensemble of the GMChorale, offers a series concerts that often feature collaborations with local ensembles and performers. Now in its third season, and led by founding director Joseph D’Eugenio, the ensemble, known for its ability to adapt its sound to a broad variety of repertoire, took the name "Alchemy" in recognition of the ancient, mystical art of creating gold through transformation and refinement. Already recognized for its vocal beauty, richness, and subtlety, this 24-voice ensemble brings a touch of gold to interpretations of Romantic and contemporary choral music. This season’s concerts, called "Come to the Music" features a cappella and accompanied choral music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Fauré, Siegfried, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Thompson, Vierne, and Clausen. Allan Conway accompanies. No tickets are required; a free will donation will be accepted.
Alchemy, the vocal chamber ensemble of the GMChorale; Joseph D'Eugenio, Artistic Director
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Bethany Lutheran Church

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Choral Evensong for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany: John Stainer, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in B-flat; William Smith, Preces and Responses; Craig Phillips, "Transfiguration". Reception following.
St. John's Choir, directed by Buffy Gray with Guest Organist Jeremy Bruns,
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The Parish of St. John the Evangelist

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El Dorado Ensemble plays fantasies, dances & divisions by Allison, Dowland, Morley, Holborne & others. There will be viol fantasias by Coperario & Ravenscroft, and Cutting's variations for bandora solo upon "The New Hunt".
El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Karen Burciaga, Hannah Davidson, Mai-Lan Broekman, Alice Mroszczyk, viols; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute, bandora, cittern)
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Somerville Museum
children admitted free
Contact: For more information, call (617) 666-9810 or go to (link)
San Francisco's Jonathan Dimmock plays an organ recital of diverse works to kick-off the 50th anniversary celebration of the installation of the Noack Organ Company's Opus 40 tracker organ. All are welcome. A free-will donation will be received to benefit the Music at Trinity series. a birthday reception and a chance to greet the artist will follow the concert in Jeppson Hall.
Jonathan Dimmock
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Trinity Lutheran Church

Contact: Mark Mummert
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Members of Boston Organ Studio perform varied repertoire on the famous C.B. Fisk organ in Old West Church. All are invited; Free admission.
Members of Boston Organ Studio
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Old West Church

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Friday March 8, 7-8pm in St. Mary’s Church. Start you Lent with an evening of rapturous music by the internationally acclaimed Boys Choir of St. Paul’s Archdiocesan Choir School in Cambridge. Directed by John Robinson and accompanied by organist Jeremy Bruns, the Choir will perform works by Rheinberger, Lalouette, and Fauré, Handel, Vivaldi and Howells among others. The Concert is free and open to all. For more information on the St. Paul’s Choir School, please visit <a href="https://www.saintpaulschoirschool.us" target="_blank">(link)</a>
The Boy Choir of St. Paul’s Harvard Square
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St. Mary's

Contact: Kevin Lyczak
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All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. The sacred Celtic tradition is a flame that ignites the imagination with captivating melodies and entrancing poetry. CitySingers of Hartford will explore this tradition and trace its evolution from ancient roots in concert on Saturday, March 9 at 4pm. Our musical journey will inspire our listeners with verse that reflects the Celtic spirit, and musical expression in chant, beautiful folk melodies and compositions by celebrated composers such as Turlough O’Carolan, Sean O’Riada, and Michael McGlynn. CitySingers will be joined by Celtic musicians known throughout our region, who will add traditional color and style to the music with Irish harp, wooden flute, fiddle, mandolin, concertina, bodhran and double bass, along with pipe organ and highland pipes. Suzanne Gates, artistic director.
CitySingers of Hartford; Suzanne Gates, Artistic Director
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: music@sjparish.net
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The AVM chorus will showcase a stirring array of American Folk Songs on March 10 at 3:30pm. The program will include both sets of Aaron Copland's Old American Songs, Gwyneth Walker's River Songs, and four compelling folk song arrangements by Mack Wilberg. Dr. Robert Eaton will conduct the concert with accompaniment by two pianos and percussion and with three soloists selected from the chorus.
Dr. Robert P. Eaton/ Assabet Valley Mastersingers
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St. Mark's School Performance Hall

Contact: Alene Cole 978-562-9838
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<a href="https://www.brown.edu/academics/music/events/concert-mark-steinbach-organ" target="_blank">(link)</a> Mark Steinbach performs works of Bach, Hindemith and Messiaen on the 1903 Hutchings-Votey organ.
Mark Steinbach
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Sayles Hall, Brown University

Contact: Brown University Department of Music 401-863-3236
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The topic of the workshop is "Yoga and Organ Practice". Playing the organ places unique demands on the human body. This participatory workshop will explore tools from yoga to foster a healthy spine, practice pain-free, and reduce stress at the console. No experience in yoga is necessary; just come with an open mind and comfortable clothing. This workshop will be presented by Brett Maguire. Brett Maguire is a musician, yoga teacher, and rock climber. As an organist, he frequently performs with the Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall and Tanglewood. He has played in recital at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, and in 2005 he won First Prize and Prize of the Audience in the André Marchal International Organ Competition in Biarritz, France. Brett has been practicing yoga since 2006. He is a Kripalu-certified yoga instructor and maintains a Mysore-style Ashtanga practice in Brookline, MA. A traditional rock climber, Brett has climbed in Joshua Tree, CA; Red R
Brett Maguire
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Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church

Peter Niedmann, prize winner AGO National Improvisation Competition. Music of Bach, Vierne, Wammes, and more.
Peter Niedmann, Organist
Works by Bach, Vierne, Wammes, more
Church of Christ, Congregational

Contact: 860-666-4689
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The organ as the orchestra is a concept that started with César Franck and flourished through the French school of organ instruction. Dare yourself to step into another world on your lunch hour and find yourself in the world of imagination among cellos, violins, oboes, flutes, trumpets and trombones with Grand Piece Symphonique. These concerts are from 12:10pm to 12:50pm and are designed as concerts to enjoy during your lunch break from work, or to rejuvenate your afternoon with serious classical music. Bring your own bagged lunch to enjoy during these concerts. A free-will offering will be received at the end.
Michael Steven Lianos, organist
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Wesley United Methodist Church

Contact: Michael Steven Lianos
Come to the traditional ancient service of sung vespers! The event will take place, Wednesday March 13th at 7:00 pm! It will be sung by the St. Mary’s Youth Choir and is free and open to all.
St. Mary's Youth Choir
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St. Mary's

Contact: Kevin Lyczak
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A fast-rising star on the international stage, Benjamin Alard has been hailed for his “intellectual mastery” (The Globe and Mail) in his performances of Johann Sebastian Bach’s music. Join him in his BEMF concert series début in a journey through the great master’s music for harpsichord and organ. Before settling in Leipzig, Bach spent much of his early life traveling across Germany, gaining fame for his virtuosic keyboard playing. Bach immersed himself in the local German styles but just as eagerly exposed himself to music from Italy, France, and England. Experience the vivid contrasts of a youthful Bach’s intense keyboard writing, at turns electrifying and serene, as he explored (and often tried to surpass) these diverse influences. Pre-Concert Talk at 7pm. <a href="http://www.bemf.org/pages/concerts/18-19/alard.htm" target="_blank">http://www.bemf.org/pages/concerts/18-19/alard.htm</a>
Benjamin Alard
Works by J.S. Bach
First Lutheran Church

Contact: 617-661-1812
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Arvid Gast, Organist of the Jakobikirche, Lübeck, and Prof. of Music at the Hochschule für Musik, Lübeck, Germany performs on the 1903 Hutchings-Votey. https://<a href="https://www.brown.edu/campus-life/spiritual-life/chaplains/upcoming-events/2019-ej-lownes-memorial-organ-recital" target="_blank">(link)</a>
Arvid Gast
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Sayles Hall, Brown University

Contact: Office of Chaplains and Religious Life, Brown University 401-863-2344
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Be immersed in the rich sounds of the E.M. Skinner Organ at the Church of the Transfiguration! Join us in concert on Sunday, March 17th, 3:30pm at the Church of the Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans. Featured composers include Bach, Near, Guillou and Demessieux.
James Jordan and David Chalmers
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Church of the Transfiguration
Students are Free
Contact: 508-240-2400
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Music for St. Patrick's Day, Week of Bach Birthday, and Sunday of Gospel of the Transfiguration. 1975 Fisk organ of 22 stops in building from 1714. Works of Bach/Widor, Respighi, Schumann, Ginastera, Clokey, J.S. Bach, Kittel and Mendelssohn.
Rosalind Mohnsen
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St. Michael's Church

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Portland’s Municipal Organist, James Kennerley performs Bach on the Kotzschmar Organ! Johann Sebastian Bach was born in March of 1685. Come and join us as we celebrate the musical legacy of this prolific composer who has created some truly spectacular music, especially for the pipe organ.
James Kennerley
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Merrill Auditorium
Students $15, 12 and under free
Contact: porttix.com
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As you care for a friend or relative with dementia or Alzheimer’s, have you wondered what they may be going through? Robert Schumann did not have either, but his mental faculties were slipping out of his control, which can have its parallels. The way he writes his Sonata in F minor, it seems as though he is writing down a journal entry – his anger, his child-like playfulness, noticing that alongside his condition intensifying, his wife Clara Schumann is slipping away. Beyond the story, Schumann is known for writing technically challenging music. Be on the edge of your seat with this passionate, yet Olympic sonata. These concerts are from 12:10pm to 12:50pm and are designed as concerts to enjoy during your lunch break from work, or to rejuvenate your afternoon with serious classical music. Bring your own bagged lunch to enjoy during these concerts. A free-will offering will be received at the end.
Michael Steven Lianos, organist
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Wesley United Methodist Church

Contact: Michael Steven Lianos
This performance of Duruflé’s “Requiem,” offered to the public as a Lenten meditation, will be conducted by Jennifer Lester and accompanied by organist Leo Abbott. The choir is comprised of singers from many communities who are eager to perform this exquisite sacred music. Please join us for this exceptional opportunity to listen with appreciation to one of the 20th century’s choral masterpieces!
Conducted by Jennifer Lester and accompanied by organist Leo Abbott
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St. Joseph Church

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All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. The Duruflé Requiem has firmly obtained its place in the choral canon after that of Gabriel Fauré, which was performed as part of this series last season. The composer based his work on the Gregorian chants for the Mass of the Dead. It is truly a quintessential reflection of early 20th century Parisian liturgical musical culture. The St. John’s 40-voice choir of children and adults joins forces with Hartford’s favorite organist, Larry Allen, along with trumpet and timpani, in this sublime performance, on Saturday, March 23 at 3pm.
St. John's Choir; Scott Lamlein, Choirmaster; Larry Allen, Organist
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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All are invited to First Lutheran Church's eleventh annual celebration of the birthday of the greatest of all Lutheran composers, Johann Sebastian Bach. Beginning at 8am and ending at 5pm, the day features concerts, organ recitals, and of course the famous German lunch. All musical events are free and open to the public, and all may come and go as able. This year's program: 8am: Lorraine Mihaliak, organ 9am: Nelli Jabotinsky, Baroque violin 10am: Peter Krasinski, children's event: BACH and the BALLOONATIC! 11am: Robert August, organ 12pm: German Lunch (tickets $15 at the door or on Eventbrite) 1:10pm: Sabrina Lang and Linnea Timko, violin 1:15pm: Bálint Karosi, organ and Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, soprano 2:15pm: Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar 3:15pm: Adriaan Hoek, organ 4:40pm: Michael Ochoa, oboe (Vespers prelude) 5pm: Vespers featuring Bach's motet Jesu meine Freude
First Lutheran Church of Boston
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First Lutheran Church of Boston
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boston-bach
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Anthem: Hymn to the Creator of Light, John Rutter Hymn: 31 - Dunedin Responses: Smith of Durham Psalm: 45 (Anglican Chant) Service: The Gloucester Service, Herbert Howells Anthem: Nova, nova, Grayston Ives Hymn: 278 - Rustington Postlude: Magnificat primi toni, Dietrich Buxtehude
Choir of the Church of the Redeemer; Michael S. Murray; Stuart Forster
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Church of the Redeemer

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Bach had this knack for creating the “harmony of the planets”; Brahms had the knack for creating harmonies that grab the listener’s heart. Brahms was also an essential piece in restoring an interest in historical music and the music of Bach. Join us in the land of imagination where we will start in outer space and end warming your heart. These concerts are from 12:10pm to 12:50pm and are designed as concerts to enjoy during your lunch break from work, or to rejuvenate your afternoon with serious classical music. Bring your own bagged lunch to enjoy during these concerts. A free-will offering will be received at the end.
Michael Steven Lianos, organist
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Wesley United Methodist Church

Contact: Michael Steven Lianos
All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. 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.
New World Trio
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Church

Contact: music@sjparish.net
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Come to the traditional ancient service of sung vespers! The event will take place, Sunday March 31st at 6:00 pm! It will be sung by the St. Mary’s Youth Choir and is free and open to all.
St. Mary's Youth Choir
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St. Mary's

Contact: Kevin Lyczak
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Worcester's own Sean Redrow presents an organ recital of diverse works to conclude the month long 50th anniversary celebration of the installation of the Noack Organ Company's Opus 40. All are welcome. A free-will donation will be received to benefit the Music at Trinity series. A reception to greet the artist will follow the concert in Jeppson Hall.
Sean Redrow
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Trinity Lutheran Church

Contact: Mark Mummert
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Don’t miss the Vienna Boys Choir’s only Connecticut appearance on their Spring 2019 tour! This performance in West Hartford is a rare opportunity to hear the famed choir sing in the choir-friendly acoustic of a traditional church setting rather than in a large municipal auditorium or concert hall. The Vienna Boys Choir’s repertoire includes music from six centuries, from medieval melodies to polkas and waltzes by the Strauss dynasty. The Vienna Boys Choir sells out every appearance – reserve tickets soon! <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vienna-boys-choir-in-concert-tickets-51362481565" target="_blank">(link)</a>
Vienna Boys Choir
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St James's Episcopal Church
$20/$45/$55/$65 Student/General/Preferre
Contact: Concerts at St James's, concerts@stjameswh.org
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Brahms lived with Robert Schumann and Clara Schumann for some time. When Robert Schumann arrived at the asylum, Brahms started to fall in love with Clara Schumann. The Sonata in F minor is a riveting sonata of a forbidden love. These concerts are from 12:10pm to 12:50pm and are designed as concerts to enjoy during your lunch break from work, or to rejuvenate your afternoon with serious classical music. Bring your own bagged lunch to enjoy during these concerts. A free-will offering will be received at the end.
Michael Steven Lianos, pianist
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Wesley United Methodist Church

Contact: Michael Steven Lianos
All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series continues with Scott Lamlein playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, April 7 at 12:30 p.m. Scott is Director of Music and Organist at St. John’s Episcopal Church, West Hartford, and Artistic Director of its Music at the Red Door concert series. <br>Program: <br>BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C minor, BWV 549 <br>BACH: Schmücke dich, O liebe Seele, BWV 654 <br>BLACKMORE: Prelude for Organ: "Tonality for Time" (Premier Performance) <br>MACDOWELL: To a Wild Rose <br>COOK: Fanfare <br>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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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Church

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Join baritone Adam Jacob Simon and tenor Alexander Nishibun as they embark on a journey through life featuring excerpts from Schubert's Winterreise, Vaughan William's Songs of Travel, Britten's Winter Words, Clara Schumann, and more. Post-recital reception to follow to meet the artists.
Adam Jacob Simon and tenor Alexander Nishibun
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St. Andrew's Hall, Trinity Church Boston

Contact: https://www.trinitychurchconcerts.org/singerseries2018
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Mendelssohn was always lauded for his performances of Bach’s Preludes and Fugues. He was also an essential part of restoring an interest in historical music practices as well as the music of Bach. Come hear how these two composers reside in perfect harmony! These concerts are from 12:10pm to 12:50pm and are designed as concerts to enjoy during your lunch break from work, or to rejuvenate your afternoon with serious classical music. Bring your own bagged lunch to enjoy during these concerts. A free-will offering will be received at the end.
Michael Steven Lianos, organist
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Wesley United Methodist Church

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In her Mechanics Hall debut, Lorraine Mihaliak will perform works by Bach, Franck, Mendelssohn and others. Lorraine is pursuing a degree in organ and music at the College of the Holy Cross
Lorraine Mihaliak
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Mechanics Hall

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Music at Trinity presents the annual Passion presentation with James MacMillan's St. Luke Passion. The 75-minute work for chorus, children's chorus, organ, and orchestra will be a joint effort between WPI and Trinity Church. All are welcome. A free-will donation will be received to cover the cost of this large passion project. As the work is not suitable for small children, child care will be available.
Trinity Choir, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Festival Chorus, Worcester Children's Chorus, Mark Mummert, Organ, Joshua Rohde, Conducting
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Trinity Lutheran Church

Contact: Mark Mummert
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Members of Boston Organ Studio perform varied repertoire on the famous C.B. Fisk organ in Old West Church. All are invited; Free admission.
Members of Boston Organ Studio
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Old West Church

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Thomas Sheehan and Carson Cooman perform a Holy Week recital of improvisations on the Fourteen Stations of the Cross using the Skinner and Fisk organs of Memorial Church, Harvard University
Thomas Sheehan and Carson Cooman
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Memorial Church, Harvard University

Contact: Carson Cooman
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Charles Wood’s St. Mark Passion was written in the span of 9 days at the request of the Rev. Dr. Eric Milner-White (then Dean of King’s College in Cambridge and institutor of the Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s). The St. Mark Passion, a large scale work soloists, choir and organ, traces Jesus’ last days from The Last Supper to the Crucifixion. As with Bach’s Passions, hymns are interspersed throughout the narrative to draw the audience into the action. Presented by the La Farge Ensemble.
LaFarge Ensemble of Trinity Church Choir/Richard Webster
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Trinity Church Boston

Contact: https://www.trinitychurchconcerts.org/woodpassion
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You are invited to support former YOI Scholarship Winner Savannah Curro, performing her Senior Recital Friday evening, April 26th at 7:30 PM at the First Congregational Church in Winchester. Savannah is a senior at Arlington High School and began her organ studies in high school and is currently the church music intern at Parish of the Epiphany in Winchester. Savannah is finishing her college auditions where she is pursuing BM programs in organ performance to eventually become a full-time church musician.
Savannah Curro
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First Congregational

All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. Sunday Baroque host and flutist Suzanne Bona, along with pianist and internationally recognized music educator Brenda Moore Miller, will perform a varied program of music for flute and piano on Saturday, April 27 at 3pm. Sunday Baroque began in September of 1987 as a local, 90-minute radio show hosted by Fairfield, CT native Suzanne Bona. It has since grown into the enormously popular, 6-hour program that airs every Sunday on WSHU…and which is distributed to 170 stations across the country and heard by more than a quarter million listeners nationwide.
Suzanne Bona and Brenda Miller
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the last Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on April 28 at 5:00, with music by the Trinity Boys Choir, from Trinity-on-the-Green, New Haven; Walden Moore, choirmaster. What is Choral Evensong? “Evensong … is a very tiny fragment of something else: it is a fragment of the worship which is offered to God by Christian people every hour in every part of the world. When you come to Evensong here it is as if you were dropping in on a conversation already in progress — a conversation between God and people which began long before you were born and will go on long after you are dead.” Why celebrate Evensong? Evensong offers to us the opportunity to gather and spend time in prayer while listening and participating in music that is
Trinity Boys Choir from Trinity on the Green, New Haven; Walden Moore, Choirmaster
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: music@sjparish.net
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Experience the incredible improvisation of world-class concert organist, George Baker, on the “overwhelmingly breathtaking” E.M. Skinner Organ. Join us on Sunday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m. at the Church of the Transfiguration, Cape Cod, MA.
George Baker
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Church of the Transfiguration
Students are Free
Contact: 508-240-2400
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Phil Kelsall at the Wurlitzer
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Knight Auditorium, Babson College
$5 for age 18 & under
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All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series continues with Jackson Merrill playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, May 5 at 12:30 p.m. Jackson is organist and choirmaster at Trinity Episcopal 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!
Jackson Merrill, Organist
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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Carson Cooman performs a recital of contemporary organ music by Thomas Åberg, Burkhard Mohr; premieres of new works by Flemming Chr. Hansen and Lynn Trapp; and a performance in honor of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) of Andreas Willscher's Organ Symphony No. 1, "Gravestones."
Carson Cooman
Works by Thomas Åberg, Burkhard Mohr, Flemming Chr. Hansen, Lynn Trapp, Andreas Willscher
Memorial Church, Harvard University

Contact: Carson Cooman
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Phil Kelsall at the Wurlitzer
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Shanklin Music Hall
$15 for age 18 & under
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The Austrian composer Anton Bruckner may be best-known for his symphonies, eleven immense orchestral works that are vast in scale and dimension. But in his “day job” as an organist and choirmaster, he composed a wealth of exquisite sacred music for his choirs at Sankt Florian monastery (where he had been a choirboy in his youth) and at the cathedral at Linz. His ethereal Mass No. 2 in E minor, composed in 1866 to celebrate a new chapel in the Linz cathedral, is scored for eight-voice mixed choir and a small group of wind instruments. This Mass, widely acknowledged as among Bruckner’s best works, evokes the cathedralesque musical architecture of the Renaissance masters overlaid with the rich harmonies of the nineteenth century. The program also includes a selection of motets by Bruckner and others. Tickets $10-$40.
GMChorale - Joseph D\'Eugenio, Artistic Director
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Middletown High School
$10-$40
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Yale University's brilliant young organist Nathaniel Gumbs plays an organ recital of diverse works on Trinity's Noack organ.
Nathaniel Gumbs
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Trinity Lutheran Church

Contact: Mark Mummert
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Members of Boston Organ Studio perform varied repertoire on the famous C.B. Fisk organ in Old West Church. All are invited; Free admission.
Members of Boston Organ Studio
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Old West Church

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Come to the traditional ancient service of sung vespers! The event will take place, Wednesday May 8th at 7:00 pm! It will be sung by the St. Mary’s Youth Choir and is free and open to all.
St. Mary's Youth Choir
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St. Mary's

Contact: Kevin Lyczak
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The second Bach Project event of the season, this concert features some of the nation’s finest period musicians performing solo works by the composer. Shirley Hunt, baroque ‘cello Michael Sponseller, harpsichord Andrew Sheranian, organ Program: Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major BWV 1009 Suite for Harpsichord in E minor BWV 996 Passacaglia and Fugue for organ in C minor, BWV 582
The Bach Project at Ashmont Hill Chamber Music
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The Parish of All Saints - Ashmont
EBT Card Holder: $3, children under 13 f
Contact: 617-436-3520
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Help launch the Trinity Choirs on their August tour of the United Kingdom, where they will serve as choir-in-residence at Wells and Salisbury Cathedrals. This concert will feature works by American composers – Amy Beach, Joseph Jennings, Roland Martin and Richard Webster – as well as beloved classics from the English repertoire – Herbert Howells, Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Walton and Charles Wood.
Trinity Church Choir/Richard Webster
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Trinity Church Boston
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Contact: https://www.trinitychurchconcerts.org/anglican-choral-treasures
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The combined singing forces of Christ Church present a wide-ranging program in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of its choral program, including selections by Byrd, Getty, Howells, Parry, Rutter, Schutz, Stopford, and Vaughan Williams. Robert Potterton III (Organist-Choirmaster) will accompany on the 1928 III/67 Skinner-Moeller organ; the Rev. Carolyn G. Jones will direct the Children's Choir.
Festival, Youth, and Children's Choirs of Christ Church (Robert Potterton III & the Rev. Carolyn Jones, directors)
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Christ Church

Contact: music@christchurchfitchburg.org
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Anthem: O Lorde, the maker of al thing, John Joubert Hymn: 34 - Innisfree Farm Responses: Craig Phillips Psalm: 8 & 84 Service: Evening Service in b-minor, T. Tertius Noble Anthem: Lord, thou hast been our refuge, Ralph Vaughan Williams Hymn: 24 - St. Clement Postlude: Final (Symphonie No. 1), Louis Vierne
Choir of the Church of the Redeemer; Michael S. Murray; Stuart Forster
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Church of the Redeemer

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Thomas Sheehan performs a recital on the Skinner and Fisk organs of Memorial Church, Harvard University
Thomas Sheehan
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Memorial Church, Harvard University

Contact: Carson Cooman
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Alchemy, the vocal chamber ensemble of the GMChorale, offers a series concerts that often feature collaborations with local ensembles and performers. Now in its third season, and led by founding director Joseph D’Eugenio, the ensemble, known for its ability to adapt its sound to a broad variety of repertoire, took the name \"Alchemy\" in recognition of the ancient, mystical art of creating gold through transformation and refinement. Already recognized for its vocal beauty, richness, and subtlety, this 24-voice ensemble brings a touch of gold to interpretations of Romantic and contemporary choral music. This season’s concerts, called \"Come to the Music\" features a cappella and accompanied choral music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Fauré, Siegfried, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Thompson, Vierne, and Clausen. Allan Conway accompanies. No tickets are required; a free will donation will be accepted.
Alchemy, the vocal chamber ensemble of the GMChorale; Joseph D'Eugenio, Artistic Director
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First Church of Christ, Congregational

Contact: gmcmedia@gmchorale.org
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All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit <a href="http://www.reddoormusic.org" target="_blank">http://www.reddoormusic.org</a>. Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series continues with Christa Rakich playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, June 2 at 12:30 p.m. Christa Rakich, Organ Artist-in-Residence at St. John’s, West Hartford, recently retired from a position as Music Director at St. Mark the Evangelist Church in West Hartford. She lives in Bloomfield and maintains an active career as a performer and recording artist. She has served on the faculties of Westminster Choir College, Brandeis University, New England Conservatory, and the University of Connecticut, and as Assistant University Organist at Harvard. Previous Artist-in-Residencies have included the University of Pennsylvania and First Lutheran Church in Boston. As a Fulbright Scholar, Christa studied for two years with Anton Heiller at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienn
Christa Rakich, Organist
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: music@sjparish.net
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Cited by <i>The American Organist</i> magazine as infusing his music with “virtuosic flair and fire,” Scott’s performances bring a unique emotional and spiritual inspiration to his audiences. Listeners find a place of solace, a time of wonder and awe. His playing has been described as inspiring, uplifting, powerful and flawless.
Scott Lamlein
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Mechanics Hall

Since winning the Albert Schweizer Competition, American organist Christopher Holman has performed on some of the most important historic and modern organs in Europe and North America. As a guest artist, he has most recently appeared at the BachFest Leipzig, Festival international de l’orgue ancienne in Sion, Switzerland (the oldest organ in the world), and the Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative. He has released two recordings, and his performances have been broadcast on German and Swiss national television and radio. Also active as a scholar, his research has most recently been published in Oxford University’s journal Early Music, and he is Editor of the journal Vox Humana and Director of Musicology for Bach Society Houston.
Christopher Holman
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Mechanics Hall