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Thursday March 30, 2017 2:00 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Community Conversation: A Three Lecture Series, “Transforming the Silence,” At President’s College, University of Hartford
University of Hartford, Mortensen Library, 200 Bloomfield Ave.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $; Sr/Stu: $ - $80 General Public, $65 Fellows
Performing: GMChorale & Hartford Chorale
 
Three informative lectures are part of a series of eight Community Conversations prior to the Hartford Premiere of Letter from Italy, 1944, to be presented by the combined voices of GMChorale and Hartford Chorale, with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, at The Bushnell on May 4, 2017. The second lecture will be a reading of the poetry that was set to music for the oratorio. Poet and librettist Nancy Meneely will present her poetry with slide projections and music on Thursday, March 30. Sarah Meneely-Kyder, Letter from Italy composer, joins her sister for Conversation with the audience. The lectures will take place at KF Room, Mortensen Library, University of Hartford, on Thursdays, March 23 & 30 and April 6, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. This series is open to the public; the cost for the series is $80 for the general public and $65 for Fellows. Register at http://library.hartford.edu/presidentscollege/ For
Contact: http://library.hartford.edu/presidentscollege/
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Thursday March 30, 2017 7:30 PM -   Orleans, MA
Daniel Roth Organ Recital
Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $; Sr/Stu: $
Performing: Daniel Roth
 
Daniel Roth, French organ virtuoso, performs at the Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA March 30th, 7:30PM Widely acclaimed as one of the leading French organ virtuosos, Daniel Roth from Paris, will perform at the Church of the Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA on Thursday, March 30th. Mr. Roth has held numerous prestigious positions including over 30 years as Titular Organist at St. Sulpice in Paris, and as Artist-in-Residence at the National Shrine in Washington, DC. As a graduate of the Paris Conservatory, he studied with Rolande Falcinelli and Maurice Duruflé. Experience the musicality and rich interpretation of this renowned organist and improviser, performed on the “overwhelmingly breathtaking” E.M. Skinner Organ. www.churchofthetransfiguration Tickets: 508-240-2400
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Saturday April 1, 2017 7:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Around the World in Forty Years: Master Singers 40th anniversary celebration & Malcolm Halliday farewell concert
Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $35; Sr/Stu: $30 - can be ordered at MSW website or through
Performing: Master Singers of Worcester, Salisbury Singers, Worcester Children's Chorus, WPI Orchestra, Shrewsbury Ringers
 
On Saturday, April 1 at 7 PM the Master Singers of Worcester present “Around the World in Forty Years”, a concert at Mechanics Hall of Worcester celebrating the 40th anniversary of the chorus with a diverse array of music from around the globe. Led by Malcolm Halliday in his final Worcester concert with the Master Singers before his retirement as Artistic Director, this concert will also feature the Salisbury Singers, the Worcester Children’s Chorus, the WPI Orchestra, and the Shrewsbury Ringers, Senior Choir and Vocal Interns of the First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury. Music on the program will feature two world premieres: Malcolm Halliday’s cantata “Ode to Clara Barton’s Portrait”, dedicated to the Worcester Women’s History Project, and to be sung to her portrait hanging in the Civil War era hall, as well as Stephan Barnicle’s setting of Edgar Allen Poe’s famous poem “The Bells” with the chorus accompanied by the well known local handbell choir, the Sh
Works by Barnicle, Beethoven, Gjeilo, Halliday, Henderson, Rimsky-Korsakov, Walker
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Sunday April 2, 2017 12:30 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! Half-hour Organ Concert
St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Christa Rakich
Sunday April 2, 2017
Our Popular Pipes Alive! series continues with Christa Rakich playing works by Sweelinck, Bolt, Woodman, and Bach on Sunday, April 2 at 12:30 p.m. Christa is an internationally-known concert organist, music director at St. Mark’s Church in West Hartford, and Artist-in-Residence at the Somers Congregational Church. Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John's magnificent Austin III/63 pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, January through June, 12:30 p.m. with local organists. Free!
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Sunday April 2, 2017 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series
St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Edoardo Bellotti, Organist
 
Professor of Organ, Harpsichord and Improvisation, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
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Sunday April 2, 2017 4:00 PM -   West Hartford,, CT
Hebrew Song and Splendor (Sephardic music of 18 century, Amsterdam)
Congregation Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20/25; Sr/Stu: $10 - $20 on-line www.abohebrewsong.eventbee.c
Performing: The American Baroque Orchestra, Mark Bailey, Artistic Director,soloists: Kathryn Aaron, Lauren Phillips, Edson S
 
Experience the intersection of Hebrew ancient chant and vibrant high baroque sounds ,as originally heard at the Portuguese Synagogue of Amsterdam, as well as 18th century Jewish Communities of the Netherlands.The American Barogue Orchestra performs with the exuberance and artistry of the period through the vocal and instrumental styles of the time.Featuring soloists: Sopranos K.Aaron, and L.Phillips; Mezzo-Soprano J.Malafronte, Violinist E.Scheid
Works by Baroque Netherlands composers
Contact: Michelle Meyers, CBI, (860)233-8215, ext.7
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Sunday April 2, 2017 4:00 PM -   West Hartford,, CT
Hebrew Song and Splendor (Sephardic music of 18 century, Amsterdam)
Congregation Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20/25; Sr/Stu: $10 - $20 on-line www.abohebrewsong.eventbee.c
Performing: The American Baroque Orchestra, Mark Bailey, Artistic Director,soloists: Kathryn Aaron, Edson Scheid,Judith Malafronte, Lauren Phillips
 
Experience the intersection of Hebrew chant and the vibrant sounds of high baroque, as originally heard in the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam . Soloists include Sopranos Kathryn Aaron and Lauren Phillips, Mezzo-soprano Judith Malafonte, Violinist Edson Scheid.
Works by Baroque Netherlands composers
OrganInfo: Klop portable (Amsterdam)
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Thursday April 6, 2017 2:00 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Community Conversation: A Three Lecture Series, “Transforming the Silence,” At President’s College, University of Hartford
University of Hartford, Mortensen Library, 200 Bloomfield Ave.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $; Sr/Stu: $ - $80 General Public, $65 Fellows
Performing: GMChorale & Hartford Chorale
 
Three informative lectures are part of a series of eight Community Conversations prior to the Hartford Premiere of Letter from Italy, 1944, to be presented by the combined voices of GMChorale and Hartford Chorale, with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, at The Bushnell on May 4, 2017. The final lecture in this series, “Looking at PTSD,” will be presented by Dr. Jason DeViva, Clinical Psychologist with VA Connecticut Healthcare’s PTSD and Anxiety Disorders Program and Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, on Thursday, April 6. All the lectures will take place at KF Room, Mortensen Library, University of Hartford, on Thursdays, March 23 & 30 and April 6, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. This series is open to the public; the cost for the series is $80 for the general public and $65 for Fellows. Register at http://library.hartford.edu/presidentscollege/ For further information, visit http://www.gmchorale.org
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Sunday April 9, 2017 4:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
PASSIO by Arvo Pärt
Trinity Lutheran Church, 73 Lancaster Street
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Music at Trinity / Cantor Mark Mummert, conducting
Sunday April 9, 2017
Arvo Pärt's monumental setting of the Passion of Jesus Christ according to the gospel of John, PASSIO, is presented in concert on the Sunday of the Passion / Palm Sunday in the western church calendar. The 70 minute work for choir, bass (Jesus), tenor (Pilate), vocal and instrumental octet (Evangelist) of four singers and four instrumentalists, and organ was first performed in 1989. Cantor Mark Mummert conducts with the Trinity Choir and the St. John's Schola Cantorum, Samuel Schultz as Jesus, and Kyle Burke as Pilate. The concert is free; an offering will be taken. Childcare will be provided.
Works by Arvo Pärt
Bio: www.markmummert.com
  Contact: mmummert@trinityworc.org
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Sunday April 9, 2017 7:30 PM -   Malden, MA
The Seven Last Words of Christ-Dubois
Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Malden and Medford Choirs, Soloists, and Organ, Rosalind Mohnsen, Director/Organist
 
32nd Annual Ecumenical Palm Sunday Concert, "The Seven Last Words of Christ" of Théodore Dubois, presented by singers from choirs of Malden, Medford and beyond, Rosalind Mohnsen,Director/Organist. Reception to follow.
Works by Dubois
Contact: 781-324-4941
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Sunday April 9, 2017 7:30 PM -   Hartford, CT
A NEW JOURNEY FOR THE SOUL: MOZART’S REQUIEM
St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church, 285 Church Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $30; Sr/Stu: $10 - Priority $45
Performing: Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus, plus the choirs of St. Patrick-St. Anthony and an orchestral ensemble. Dr. Ezequiel Menéndez, organ, Gabriel Löfvall, director
 
Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus joins forces with the excellent choirs of St. Patrick-St. Anthony church to bring to life the extraordinarily popular Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a masterwork distinguished by its boundless source of memorable musical lines and dramatic choral climaxes! Highlights of the concert include what is, perhaps, one the most tender and intimate of all sacred music, Allegri’s exquisite setting of psalm 51, Miserere Mei: an un-missable event to let the soul revel in the depth of vocal splendor!
Works by Mozart
Bio: http://chorusangelicus.com/about-us/
  Contact: www.chorusangelicus.org
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Tuesday April 11, 2017 12:15 PM -   Boston, MA
Pipes on the Plaza Organ Concerts
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, 210 Massachusetts Ave.
Cost: Free
Performing: Guest organist Karen Christianson
 
The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston offers every other month, regular organ concerts presented by accomplished organists from the Boston area, including Bryan Ashley, Organist of The Mother Church. These midday concerts, and a yearly afternoon concert as part of the Fenway Alliance's Opening our Doors activities. All performances are free of charge and take place in the Extension (large church edifice.)
Works by Karen Christianson
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Saturday April 22, 2017 4:00 PM -   Winsted, CT
A NEW JOURNEY FOR THE SOUL: MOZART’S REQUIEM
2nd Congregational Church, 800 Main St, Winsted 060698
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $30; Sr/Stu: $10 - Priority $45
Performing: Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus, plus the choirs of St. Patrick-St. Anthony and an orchestral ensemble. Dr. Ezequiel Menéndez, organ, Gabriel Löfvall, director
 
Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus joins forces with the excellent choirs of St. Patrick-St. Anthony church to bring to life the extraordinarily popular Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a masterwork distinguished by its boundless source of memorable musical lines and dramatic choral climaxes! Highlights of the concert include what is, perhaps, one the most tender and intimate of all sacred music, Allegri’s exquisite setting of psalm 51, Miserere Mei: an un-missable event to let the soul revel in the depth of vocal splendor!
Works by Mozart
Bio: http://chorusangelicus.com/about-us/
  Contact: www.chorusangelicus.org
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Sunday April 23, 2017 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series
St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Hans-Ola Ericsson, Organist & Lena Weman, Baroque Flute
 
Hans-Ola Ericsson, Professor of Organ, McGill University & Lena Weman, Chair of the Early Music Department, McGill University, Montréal, Canada
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Friday April 28, 2017 8:00 PM -   Boston, MA
Scores from the Suitcase
Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St.
Cost: Free - $35 Priority seating/$30 General/$10 Stu
Performing: Musicians of the Old Post Road
 
Come hear us reveal musical treasures found in early American archives that traveled to this country with 18th-century immigrants! The culturally-sophisticated Moravian community provides an abundance of surviving manuscripts for this adventure. The program features Mozart's beloved Piano Quartet in G Minor, energetic works by Ignaz Pleyel and Andreas Lidl, and gems by Moravian composers John Antes and J. C. Bechler.
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Sunday April 30, 2017 4:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Scores from the Suitcase
Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm St.
Cost: Free - $35 Priority seating/$30 General/$10 Stu
Performing: Musicians of the Old Post Road
 
Come hear us reveal musical treasures found in early American archives that traveled to this country with 18th-century immigrants! The culturally-sophisticated Moravian community provides an abundance of surviving manuscripts for this adventure. The program features Mozart\'s beloved Piano Quartet in G Minor, energetic works by Ignaz Pleyel and Andreas Lidl, and gems by Moravian composers John Antes and J. C. Bechler.
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Sunday April 30, 2017 5:00 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Choral Evensong
St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: St. John's Youth and Adult Choirs, Scott Lamlein, Choirmaster, Kari Miller, organist
Sunday April 30, 2017
The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John's. Set aside time to still your soul for the coming week. Join us on April 30 at 5:00 for music by the St. John’s Adult and Youth Choirs. Works include: David Hogan- O Gracious Light, Craig Philips- Preces and Responses, T. Tertius Noble- Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in B minor, Herbert Sumsion- They that go down to the sea in ships
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Friday May 5, 2017 12:15 PM -   Boston, MA
Fridays at Trinity
Trinity Church, 545 Boylston Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Rosalind Mohnsen, organist
 
Works of Sir Ernest MacMillan, Roger-Ducasse and Franck on the weekly noontime series at Boston's Trinity Church, Copley Square.
Contact: 617-536-0944
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Saturday May 6, 2017 9:30 AM -   Hartford, 06107
Chapter Event - Choral Conducting Masterclass - Jeffrey Douma
St. James's Episcopal Church, 1018 Farmington Ave
Cost: Free
Saturday May 6, 2017
(9;30-11:30) Yale University choral conductor, Jeffrey Douma, leads a masterclass designed for the church musician. Several conductors will rehearse a choir and receive helpful suggestions and methods to improve
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Saturday May 6, 2017 2:30 PM -   Wellesley, MA
EMCATOS Theatre Organ Concert
Knight Auditorium, Babson College, Forest Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $15; Sr/Stu: $15 - Age 18 & under - $5
Performing: Phil Kelsall
 
http://emcatos.com/PipeOrganPopsAndSilentsInTheHouse/Events/Public_Events___Tickets/Phil_Kelsall/phil_kelsall.html
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Sunday May 7, 2017 12:30 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! Half-hour Organ Concert
St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Peter Niedmann
Sunday May 7, 2017
Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John's magnificent Austin III/63 pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, January through June, 12:30 p.m. with local organists. Free!
Bio: http://www.reddoormusic.org/event/pipes-alive-peter-niedmann-organist
  OrganInfo: http://www.reddoormusic.org/organ
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Sunday May 7, 2017 2:30 PM -   Groton, MA
EMCATOS Theatre Organ Concert
Shanklin Music Hall, 130 Sandy Pond Road
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $25 - Age 18 & under - $15
Performing: Phil Kelsall
 
http://emcatos.com/PipeOrganPopsAndSilentsInTheHouse/Events/Public_Events___Tickets/Phil_Kelsall/phil_kelsall.html
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Sunday May 7, 2017 3:00 PM -   Camridge, MA
Célébration Français
St. Paul's Church | Harvard Square, 29 Mount Auburn Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $25
Performing: Choir of St. Paul's | Harvard Square (Boys and Men)
Sunday May 7, 2017
French Choral music to include works by Langlais, Fauré, Gounod. Followed by refreshments.
Works by Langlais, Fauré, Gounod
Bio: http://stpaulparish.org/music/choir-of-st-pauls-harvard-square/
  Contact: admin@choirschool.net
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Tuesday May 23, 2017 6:30 PM -   Hartford, 06117
Chapter Event - Annual Meeting & Dinner
Pond House - Elizabeth Park, 1555 Asylum Ave
Cost: Free
Tuesday May 23, 2017
A wonderful way to socialize with your colleagues. Great food and drink in a lovely setting. Included in the evening is the Annual Meeting of the chapter, when new board members are elected and next
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Sunday June 4, 2017 4:00 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Celebrity Organ Concert
St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $0
Performing: Chelsea Chen, organist, with Joseph Lee, cello
Sunday June 4, 2017
Join us for a fabulous concert of organ and cello, featuring celebrity organist Chelsea Chen and cellist Joseph Lee! Admission is free, suggested donation $20. No tickets required. A reception follows in the church hall. This event is co-sponsored by the Greater Hartford Chapter, American Guild of Organists.
Bio: http://www.reddoormusic.org/event/celebrity-organ-concert-chelsea-chen-organist-with-joseph-lee-cello
  OrganInfo: http://www.reddoormusic.org/organ
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Sunday July 16, 2017 9:00 AM -   Hartford, 06106
Chapter Event - POE
Trinity College
Cost: Free
Sunday July 16, 2017
The Greater Hartford Chapter will host a Pipe Organ Encounter (POE) at Trinity College from July 16-21, 2017. POEs have been wildly successful in attracting and retaining talented young musicians
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