Crescendo Choir: "Sublime Love"
Dec
28
6:00 PM18:00

Crescendo Choir: "Sublime Love"

“Sublime Love” The life of the Mexican nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in 17th century Latin American Music, Poetry and Images

Called ‘The Tenth Muse’ and ‘Mexican Phoenix,’ the nun Sor Juana Inés De la Cruz is considered one of the finest poets of the Spanish New World Golden Age. She was also a philosopher, scholar and composer. Her life will be depicted through music, artwork and poetry readings.

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Crescendo Choir: "Sublime Love"
Dec
29
3:00 PM15:00

Crescendo Choir: "Sublime Love"

“Sublime Love” The life of the Mexican nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in 17th century Latin American Music, Poetry and Images

Called ‘The Tenth Muse’ and ‘Mexican Phoenix,’ the nun Sor Juana Inés De la Cruz is considered one of the finest poets of the Spanish New World Golden Age. She was also a philosopher, scholar and composer. Her life will be depicted through music, artwork and poetry readings.

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Bennington Baroque: Apotheosis at the Carriage Barn
Nov
25
3:00 PM15:00

Bennington Baroque: Apotheosis at the Carriage Barn

Apotheosis at the Carriage Barn

Bennington Baroque performs a concert celebrating the music of François Couperin, including his charming Apothéose de Lulli, at the historic Park McCullough House Carriage Barn.

Sandra Mangsen, harpsichord | Mat Langlois, traverso flute | Emily Hale, baroque violin

André Laurent O’Neil, viola da gamba

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The Halfmoon Ensemble: Time & Tide
Nov
18
3:00 PM15:00

The Halfmoon Ensemble: Time & Tide

Boston’s newest baroque chamber orchestra, The Halfmoon, sails into Harpswell’s historic Elijah Kellogg Church at 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 18th to present “Time & Tide” - a concert inspired by lunar wax and wane, featuring music by Geminiani, Muffat and Charpentier. Seventeenth and 18th century music, performed on historical instruments, illuminates the moon’s phases and influence on life on Earth. Where else could we debut this program, except the town with the most coastline in the U.S.? www.halfmoonensemble.com

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Clavierfest 2018
Nov
9
7:30 PM19:30

Clavierfest 2018

CONCORA's Friends of Bach present ClavierFest, a benefit concert in support CONCORA’s annual performance of Bach's work, this year featuring three of his best-known Weimar cantatas on Sunday, March 24, 2019.

PROGRAM
Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043

Concerto for Three Harpsichords, BWV 1063

Cantata No. 51

and music by François Couperin, Johann Christian Bach, and G.F. Handel


Christa Rakich, Edward Clark, and Stephen Gamboa-Diaz (harpsichord) | Wendy Rolfe (traverso flute) | Lisa Rautenberg, Emily Hale (baroque violin) | Alice Robbins (baroque cello) | Louise Fauteux (soprano)


Tickets available at the door: $25 General Admission/$10 Students

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Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

Gluck's "Alceste"

Christoph Willibald Gluck’s 1767 opera, performed on period instruments by Grand Harmonie with the Harvard University Choir. Edward Elwyn Jones, director.

Free admission.

https://memorialchurch.harvard.edu/event/opera-alceste

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Roslindale PorchFest 2018: Ros-West Rox Pop-up Baroque Orchestra
Sep
15
4:30 PM16:30

Roslindale PorchFest 2018: Ros-West Rox Pop-up Baroque Orchestra

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Roslindale resident baroque musicians and friends form the first-ever Ros-West Rox Pop-up Baroque Orchestra for the 2018 Roslindale Porch Fest! 

Listen to a lively program concert of concerti grossi by Corelli, Handel, Muffat and Dall'abaco  staged in an award-winning private garden (Venue #23).

http://www.roslindalearts.org/porchfest/

THE BAND:

Emily Hale, violin & artistic director | Albano Berberi, harpsichord | Nathaniel Cox, theorbo | Sarah Darling, violin/viola | Alenka Donovan, violin | Denise Fan, cello | Lisa Goddard, violin/viola | Emily Dahl Irons, violin | Daphne Manavopolous, violin | Julie McKenzie, violin | Ben Rechel, violone

 

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Pajama Concert: Wild Things
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

Pajama Concert: Wild Things

It's time for a wild rumpus! Join in a game of musical charades featuring quirky 17th century chamber music mimicking members of the animal kingdom and other zaniness. Sandra Boynton's simple yet poignant counting book Hippos Go Berserk! and Maurice Sednak's timeless classic Where the Wild Things Are will leave you hungry for a bedtime snack of...hot porridge, perhaps? Music of Biber, Castello, Bertali. 45 minutes. 

Pajama Concerts share live chamber music and classic children’s literature in a relaxed and inclusive setting with children and their families. Blankets, pillows, and favorite stuffed animals are welcome, and a bedtime snack follows! 

 

Emily Hale, baroque violin

Denise Fan, baroque cello

Hideki Yamaya, theorbo

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Pajama Concert: Shipwreck
Sep
7
6:00 PM18:00

Pajama Concert: Shipwreck

Private event for a Preschool.  

Hoist your sails and brace yourselves for the musical high seas! In this Pajama Concert, baroque music for two violins based on famous literary seafaring adventures (Gulliver’s Travels, The Tempest, The Odyssey), is performed on period instruments and paired with a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s fantastical tale The Wreck of the Zephyr. Music of Telemann, Purcell and Morley performed by Emily Hale and Nelli Herskovitz. 45 minutes. 

Pajama Concerts share live chamber music and classic children’s literature in a relaxed and inclusive setting with children and their families. Blankets, pillows, and favorite stuffed animals are welcome, and a bedtime snack follows! 

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Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Pajama Concert: Shipwreck

Hoist your sails and brace yourselves for the musical high seas! In this Pajama Concert, baroque music for two violins based on famous literary seafaring adventures (Gulliver’s Travels, The Tempest, The Odyssey), is performed on period instruments and paired with a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s fantastical tale The Wreck of the Zephyr. Music of Telemann, Purcell and Morley performed by Emily Hale and Simone Trollmo. 45 minutes. 

Pajama Concerts share live chamber music and classic children’s literature in a relaxed and inclusive setting with children and their families. Blankets, pillows, and favorite stuffed animals are welcome, and a bedtime snack follows! 

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Mar
11
4:00 PM16:00

Birthdays, Bohemia and Bach

Emily Hale, baroque violin

Ben Swartz, viola da gamba

John McKean, harpsichord

with 

Rachel Abrams, mezzo soprano

 

"Music on the Corner" at Avon Congregational Church presents Boston-based baroque violinist Emily Hale and Friends in a program entitled Birthdays, Bohemia and Bach. The year 2018 marks the 333rd anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, and selections from his Hercules cantata as well as sunny sonatas for violin, viola da gamba, and obbligato harpsichord will be featured. Music by Francois Couperin will continue the birthday festivities (in celebration of his 350th) followed by works by Buxtehude, Biber and other surprises. The concert will take place in historic Avon Congregational Church's acoustically wonderful sanctuary, and a meet-the-artists reception with birthday cake will follow! Free admission, donations accepted. For more information, www.avon-church.org or call 860.678.0488

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Mar
1
6:30 PM18:30

Pajama Concert: Shipwreck

Hoist your sails and brace yourselves for the musical high seas! In this Pajama Concert, baroque music for two violins based on famous literary seafaring adventures (Gulliver’s Travels, The Tempest, The Odyssey), is performed on period instruments and paired with a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s fantastical tale The Wreck of the Zephyr. Music of Telemann, Purcell and Morley performed by Emily Hale and Nelli Jabotinsky. 45 minutes. 

Pajama Concerts share live chamber music and classic children’s literature in a relaxed and inclusive setting with children and their families. Blankets, pillows, and favorite stuffed animals are welcome, and a bedtime snack follows! 

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