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UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Summer Festival 2014 – Musical Pairs: Music of Europe and America

Festival:

Sunday July 20 to Saturday, July 26
Concert:

Sat., July 26, 2014, 4:00 PM
Dr. Pamela J. Perry, guest conductor
Bethany Covenant Church
785 Mill Street, Berlin, Connecticut

The 2014 Summer Festival brings renowned choral conductor, Dr. Pamela J. Perry, to our Summer Festival podium for the first time. Dr. Perry has recently retired as Professor of Music at Central Connecticut State University. She has chosen a wonderful program of six “pairs” of pieces, the first half from Europe and the second half from America.

Highlights include “Komm, Jesu Komm” by J.S. Bach, “Verleih’ uns Frieden” by Felix Mendelssohn, and the “Sanctus” from Leonard Bernstein’s Mass.

The public concert is at 4:00 PM on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Click here to purchase tickets.

Tradition Re-Imagined

Sunday, October 26, 2014
4:00 PM
David Hodkgins, artistic director candidate
First Church of Christ
830 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, Connecticut

(Inclement weather date: Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:30 PM)

David Hodgkins’ concert will include works by Tallis, Ginastera, Poulenc, and others, plus the Bach motet “Komm, Jesu, Komm.” Mr. Hodgkins is the Artistic Director of Coro Allegro in Boston, Artistic Director of The New England Classical Singers in Andover, and Director of Music at the Commonwealth School in Boston.

Bach and Beyond, and Wordplay

Sunday, November 23, 2014
4:00 PM
Christopher Shepard, artistic director candidate
First Church of Christ
830 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, Connecticut

(Incleement weather date: Monday, November 24, 2014 at 7:30 PM)

Christopher Shepard’s program will include works by Reger, Brahms, Sandström, Mendelssohn, Salamone Rossi, and David Conte, plus the Bach motet “Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir.” Mr. Shepard is Music Director of The Dessoff Choirs in New York City and the Worcester Chorus in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is also the Director of Music for St. John’s Episcopal Church in Stamford.

Refractions: Bach, Brahms and the Lens of History

Sunday, December 14, 2014
4:00 PM
Richard Giarusso, artistic director candidate
First Church of Christ
830 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, Connecticut

(Incleement 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.


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