Mar
20
3:00 PM15:00

Palm Sunday Concert/Meditation

Denovo Brass Quartet, organists Rosalind Mohnsen, Tom Sheehan, and Peter Sykes; baritone Robert Honeysucker; Aristedes Rivas, cello; Daniel Sauceda, timpani; Timur Rubensteyn, glockenspiel, snare and cymbal; Cappella Clausura, Amelia LeClair director; and the Charlestown Community Chorus.

Purcell: Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
Purcell: Dido’s Lament
Bach: I Call to Thee Lord Jesus Christ
Anon: Were You There?
Morris: A Sower Came from Ancient Hills
Mendelssohn: Arias and Choruses from Elijah (Jennifer Rachel Webb, alto soloist)
Franck: Prière op. 20 (from Six Pièces)
Vaughan Williams: Old 100th Psalm Tune
Parry: I Was Glad
Walton: Crown Imperial

Admission free

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Feb
26
7:30 PM19:30

My End Is My Beginning

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Conductor Amy Lieberman leads Cantata Singers’ members in a rare performance of Luciano Berio’s Cries of London. Inspired by phrases used by street vendors in old London, Berio’s Cries of London is surrounded by colorful music by Machaut and Janequin, and serenely beautiful works by Pärt and Castelnuovo-Tedesco. More info and tickets at http://www.cantatasingers.org.

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Nov
17
7:30 PM19:30

Made in America: Songs by Barber, Copland, and Fine

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The Cantata Singers Chamber Series begins with some of the finest and most characteristic twentieth-century American chamber music by the great American composers Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, and Irving Fine. Allison Voth, Cantata Singers Chamber Series director, leads a program of songs and vocal chamber music that reaches from the playful to the deeply moving. 

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Oct
10
8:00 PM20:00

Cantata Singers: Choral Classics with Joseph Flummerfelt

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Hear choral favorites such as Brahms’ enchanting Liebeslieder Waltzes (featuring Jennifer Webb, mezzo-soprano and Michael Merullo, tenor) and Copland’s stirring “The Promise of Living” alongside diverse works by Verdi, Barber, Britten, Duruflé, Stravinsky, Victoria, Casals, Maxwell Davies, and Fine. 

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May
10
3:00 PM15:00

Cantata Singers: Bach Magnificat and Zelenka Te Deum

Spend Mother’s Day with Cantata Singers! Hear music by the composer who inspired Cantata Singers to be founded in the first place alongside works by our newest musical muse, Czech Baroque composer Jan Dismas Zelenka. J.S. Bach’s jubilant and beloved Magnificat in D, is paired with the Boston premiere of Zelenka’s profound Te Deum. For tickets, visit http://www.cantatasingers.org/season/may/

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Mar
28
2:00 PM14:00

Cantata Singers Chamber Concert: Songs of the Great War

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Cantata Singers’ 2014-2015 chamber concert explores music written for voice during World War One. The artistic endeavors which emerged out of this time bear the mark of this momentous event in world history. Join us for an afternoon of music by Ravel, Holst, Butterworth, Berg, and Rota. The concert will feature music paired alongside readings of poetry from The Great War. For tickets, visit http://www.cantatasingers.org/season/chamber/

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Mar
15
4:00 PM16:00

Cappella Clausura: Beautiful as a Dove

A unique opportunity to hear the exquisite sacred motets of Renaissance composer Raffaella Aleotti alongside settings of similar texts by her famous contemporaries: Gregorio Allegri, Alessandro Scarlatti, Francisco Guerrero, Tomas Luis da Victoria, Giovanni da Palestrina, and Clemens non Papa. Includes the beloved "Miserere" by Allegri and several settings from the Renaissance favorite, the Song of Songs. For tickets, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/812392

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Mar
14
8:00 PM20:00

Cappella Clausura: Beautiful as a Dove

A unique opportunity to hear the exquisite sacred motets of Renaissance composer Raffaella Aleotti alongside settings of similar texts by her famous contemporaries: Gregorio Allegri, Alessandro Scarlatti, Francisco Guerrero, Tomas Luis da Victoria, Giovanni da Palestrina, and Clemens non Papa. Includes the beloved "Miserere" by Allegri and several settings from the Renaissance favorite, the Song of Songs. For tickets, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/812426

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Nov
22
4:00 PM16:00

Fauré Requiem

Free performance! Fauré Requiem with members of Cantata Singers and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Amy Lieberman, conductor. A memorial concert for Mary Welch Vise. Alexandra Whitfield, soprano, and Mark Andrew Cleveland, baritone.

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