CONCORA Season
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UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

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 ClavierFest

Friday, November 14, 2014
7:30 PM
Edward Clark, artistic director
Trinity Episcopal Church
120 Sigourney Street, Connecticut

As part of their mission to “enhance and inform the audience’s understanding of Bach and his music,” the Friends of Bach host two keyboard events in the fall. The first is ClavierFest, a fundraiser that is a demonstration-recital of keyboard music from the time of J.S. Bach, performed by keyboard artists Edward Clark and Christa Rakich, and guest artists.

Kids & Keyboards

Saturday, November 15, 2014
10 AM to Noon
Trinity Episcopal Church
120 Sigourney Street, Connecticut

Young music-lovers (and those who love them!) will enjoy Kids & Keyboards, a free, hands-on event hosted by the Friends of Bach. Students can explore the harpsichord, clavichord, organ, and other keyboard instruments important in Bach’s time. The event is free, but registration is required. Please call the office at 860-293-0567 to register.

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

(Inclement 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

(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.


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