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Refractions: Bach, Brahms and the Lens of History
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Pre-concert talk at 3:15
Richard Giarusso, artistic director candidate
First Church of Christ
830 Corbin Avenue
New Britain, Connecticut
(Inclement weather date: Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:30 PM)
Richard Giarusso’s concert includes works by Schütz, J.C. Bach, Brahms, Rheinberger, Lassus, and Knut Nystedt, and the Bach motet “Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf.” Mr. Giarusso is Conductor of the Maryland Choral Society and the Georgetown Chorale in Washington, DC.
Directions to the concert site.
Wine, Jazz & Song
Saturday, January 17, 2015, 6:00-9:00 PM
(Inclement weather date: Sunday, January 18, 2015, 6:00-9:00 PM)
Porter Memorial, First Church of Christ
75 Main Street, Farmington, Connecticut
Live jazz, classic songs sung by CONCORA singers, the smooth Sir William Trio, a beautiful space, mixed with memorable wine tastings by sommelier Raymond Petke, and the Friends of Bach’s delectable hors d’oeuvre; it’s the perfect recipe for a fantastic evening of wine, jazz, and song.
The Dream Concert
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Dr. Sametz’ program includes a new composition, “Un Bacio (A Kiss)”, the first CONCORA commission from the newly-formed Richard M. Coffey Fund for the Advancement of the Choral Arts. The concert will also feature other works by Dr. Sametz, and works by Barnwell, Leek, Stuckey, and Whitacre. Dr. Sametz is R. J. Ulrich Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies at Lehigh University and Artistic Director of the Princeton Singers.
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