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HARTFORD CHORALE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF GREAT CHORAL MUSIC
Friday, May 20, 2022   8:00 AM   Hartford, CT
Friday May 20, 2022 Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts - William H. Mortensen Hall, 166 Capitol Avenue
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $33to71; Sr/Stu: $
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Details: The Hartford Chorale, a major symphonic chorus of the Hartford region, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2022, and to mark the event, has commissioned a new choral work to be premiered at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.

The Chorale commissioned Scott Perkins, a Connecticut native presently on the faculty of California State University, who holds Master’s and PhD degrees in Composition from Eastman School of Music, to undertake this project. The result, some two years in the making, is "Alive Poems: Stories of Our American Heritage." This choral composition is inspired by and celebrates the immigrant experience as reflected in the poetry of six women, including Maya Angelou and current U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, the Chorale’s principal performance partner for these 50 years, will perform with the 130-voice Chorale. Richard Coffey, Hartford Chorale’s Music Director since 2005, will conduct the performance.

The concert will also feature works by Johannes Brahms and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Works by Scott Perkins, Ralph Vaughn Williams, Johannes Brahms
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Clara Gerdes in Concert at the Church of the Transfiguration
Saturday, May 21, 2022   7:30 PM   Orleans, MA
  Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bayview Drive, Orleans, MA
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $35; Sr/Stu: $30Seniors,
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Details: Join us for an organ concert by guest artist Clara Gerdes, part of the Celebratory Concert Series for the Completion of the St. Cecilia Organ at the Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans, MA. The concert will feature the premiere of Supplication and Celebration by Samuel Adler, an organ duet written for the completion of the organ. This newly completed surround-sound instrument restored by Nelson Barden of Boston, is comprised of parts of twenty-seven different E.M. Skinner organs, includes over 12,000 pipes, and is the only one in the world with its particular surround-sound configuration.
Tickets: 508-240-2400
Works by Dupre, Franck, Bach, Durufle, Adler
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Gail Archer, International Concert Organist & Recording Artist
Sunday, May 22, 2022   3:00 PM   Boston, MA
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Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington St. Boston, MA 02118
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $15 - online donations to the Cathedral Organ
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Details: Gail Archer, an international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor and lecturer will perform on the Cathedral's 101-rank historic E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings Organ on Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m. Her program will feature Ukrainian composers Viktor Goncharenko, Svitlana Ostrova, Mykola Kolessa, plus Bach, Brahms, Boulanger, and Demessieux. Suggested Donation $25 | $15 Seniors & Students. Tickets are available online (Eventbrite) and at the door Children 17 and under are free!
Works by Viktor Goncharenko, Svitlana Ostrova, Mykola Kolessa, plus Bach, Brahms, Boulanger, and Demessieux
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The Seasons
Sunday, May 22, 2022   3:30 PM   Shrewsbury, MA
  R. R. Jay Performing Arts Center at Saint John's High School, 378 Main Street
Cost: Free
Details: The Assabet Valley Mastersingers will present The Seasons, by Franz Joseph Haydn, on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 3:30pm in the Robert R. Jay Performing Center at St. John’s High School, 378 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA. Dr, Robert P. Eaton, Founder and Artistic Director, will conduct the soloists Soprano Dana Varga, Tenor Gregory Zavracky, and Baritone John Salvi, along with the orchestra and ensemble.
Works by Franz Joseph Haydn
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The Seasons
Sunday, May 22, 2022   3:30 PM   Shrewsbury, MA, MA
  R. R. Jay Performing Arts Center at Saint John's High School, 378 Main Street
Cost: Free
Details: The Assabet Valley Mastersingers will present The Seasons, by Franz Joseph Haydn, on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 3:30pm in the Robert R. Jay Performing Center at St. John’s High School, 378 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA. Dr, Robert P. Eaton, Founder and Artistic Director, will conduct the soloists Soprano Mary Johnston Letellier, Tenor Gregory Zavracky, and Baritone John Salvi, along with the orchestra and ensemble.
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Pipedreams Live! with Michael Barone
Wednesday, May 25, 2022   7:30 PM   Methuen, MA
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Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway (Route 28)
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $15; Sr/Stu: $ - 5 for children;
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Details: Michael Barone, host of American Public Media's Pipedreams program, will emcee a concert featuring six area young artists in an eclectic program of organ works. The young artists are: Nathan Barcelona of Rochester NH, Andrew Byers of Newton MA, Savannah Curro of Arlington MA, Marshall Joos of Somersworth NH, David Kenney Jr. of Hampton NH, and Ryan Slocum of Oxford ME.
Doors open at 7:00p.m. Tickets available at the door or online at (link)
Works by Mendelssohn, Widor, Langlais, Howells, Alain, Schroeder, Hovhaness, Bach, Demessieux, Franck, and others
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MMMH Hosts Angela Kraft Cross
Wednesday, June 1, 2022   7:30 PM   Methuen, MA
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Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway (Route 28)
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $15; Sr/Stu: $ - 5 for children;
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Details: Dr. Cross performs works by herself, Franck, Langlais, Saint-Saëns, Widor and Duruflé in the second concert of the 2022 series.
Individual tickets are available at the door or online at (link)
Season subscriptions for online or in-person attendance are also available.
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Redeemer Organ Recital - Michael Murray & Stuart Forster
Friday, June 3, 2022   7:30 PM   Chestnut Hill, MA
  Church of the Redeemer Concert Series, 379 Hammond Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $30; Sr/Stu: $20Students
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Details: Former Redeemer Director of Music Michael Murray will present an organ recital with Stuart Forster at the Church of the Redeemer in Chestnut Hill on Friday, June 3rd at 7:30pm. Their concert will include music by Guilmant, Dvorak, Krebs, Vierne, Bruhns, Bach, Beethoven, Vaughan Williams and an improvisation.
Tickets are: Adults $30, Students & Children $20. All advanced purchased tickets will be held at the door. Purchasing tickets on the day of the concert will be an additional $5 per ticket. Please reserve your ticket/s by sending a check made payable to the Church of the Redeemer to Nigel Potts' attention. If you have any questions, please email Nigel Potts at music@redeemerchestnuthill.org
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Pipes Alive! Christa Rakich, organist
Sunday, June 5, 2022   12:30 PM   West Hartford, CT
Sunday June 5, 2022 Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
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Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link)

The Pipes Alive! series concludes with artist-in-residence Christa Rakich playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at 12:30pm.
Contact: music@sjparish.net
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Wesley Hall at the Great Organ
Wednesday, June 8, 2022   7:30 PM   METHUEN, MA
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Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway (Route 28)
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $15; Sr/Stu: $ - 5 for children;
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Details: Dynamic organist and musician Wesley Hall presents the third program on of 2022 Summer Series at Methuen Memorial Music Hall. He was recognized in 2016 by The Diapason magazine as a "20 Under 30" leader in organ, harpsichord, and sacred music. His passion is translating the music of the past into the context of today's audience. Known as "Westpiper" on TikTok, he has over 100,000 followers.
Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at (link)
Works by Böhm, Buxtehude, Bach, Britten, Dupré, Messiaen, de Grigny and Tournemire
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Glories of France
Saturday, June 11, 2022   8:00 PM   Waltham, MA
  The Congregational Church of Westborough, MA, 57 W. Main Street, Westborough, MA
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $20.00; Sr/Stu: $15.00
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Details: Assabet Valley Mastersingers is proud to provide a bonus concert this season. Glories of France, Requiem in d minor by Gabriel Faure and Gloria by Francis Poulenc, will be presented on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 8:00pm at The Congregational Church of Westborough, MA. Dr. Robert P. Eaton, Founder and Artistic Director, will conduct the chorus with soprano Kristen Watson and baritone Thaddeus Bell, accompanied by organist Brett McGuire.
Works by Faure, Poulenc
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PETER KRASINSKI International Sonic Artist
Sunday, June 12, 2022   4:00 PM   Boston, MA
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Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington St. Boston, MA 02118
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $15 - 17 and under FREE
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Details: PETER EDWIN KRASINSKI plays the Boston Cathedral's 1975 E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings organ of over 5,000 pipes.

Performing works by Franck, Bach, Tournemire, and Couperin, as well as a four-movement Symphonic Fantasy
» Mr. Krasinski will also improvise during the 5.30 pm Mass at the Cathedral.

PETER EDWIN KRASINSKI is a conductor, organist, and music educator who consistently delivers imaginative performances that elevate and inform diverse audiences. He is well respected in both the secular and sacred genres of his field and has taught the enchantment of music to both public and private institutions in the greater Boston area. His Bach playing has been hailed in the press as “sublimely spiritual” and his improvisations have been called “stunning” and “seamless.”
Works by Franck, Bach, Tournemire, and Couperin, as well as an improvised four-movement Symphonic Fantasy
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PETER KRASINSKI International Sonic Artist
Sunday, June 12, 2022   4:00 PM   Boston, MA
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Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington St. Boston, MA 02118
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $15 - 17 and under FREE
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Details: PETER EDWIN KRASINSKI plays the Boston Cathedral\'s 1975 E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings organ of over 5,000 pipes. Performing works by Franck, Bach, Tournemire, and Couperin, as well as an improvised four-movement Symphonic Fantasy\r\n>>Mr. Krasinski will also improvise during the 5.30 pm Mass at the Cathedral.PETER EDWIN KRASINSKI is a conductor, organist, and music educator who consistently delivers imaginative performances that elevate and inform diverse audiences. He is well respected in both the secular and sacred genres of his field and has taught the enchantment of music to both public and private institutions in the greater Boston area. His Bach playing has been hailed in the press as “sublimely spiritual” and his improvisations have been called “stunning” and “seamless.”
Works by Franck, Bach, Tournemire, and Couperin, as well as an improvised four-movement Symphonic Fantasy
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