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Performances in the
- Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, 4-10 pm: Singers'
Project and Cantabile,
in both of which I sing bass, participate in a project of the Grace
(Amherst) Center for Sacred Music: Spem in alium nunquam habui,
a 40-voice motet by Thomas Tallis, with other works of the Anglican
tradition, performed by members of the above-mentioned groups as well
Pioneer Valley Cappella, the Grace Church Choir and other area singers.
Beth Hart, director. Open rehearsal at 4 pm, concert at 8 pm.
- Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, 3 pm &
Oct. 12, 2003,
3 pm: J.S. Bach's Weihnachts Oratorium (Christmas
presented as part of the New
Bach Festival, Blanch Moyse, director, at Perssons Auditorium,
College, Marlboro VT. I am a long-term "ringer" in the tenor section of
the Blanche Moyse Chorale.
- Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, 4 pm: Novi
Cantori, in which I sing baritone, gives the 5th performance of its
25th anniversary concert at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Manchester,
Program includes Haydn's Grosse Orgelmesse (Great Organ Mass)
Larry Schipull, organist, and works by Purcell and others.
- Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, 3:15 pm: Abridged
repeat performance of April 15 recital program The Librarian's
and Poems by Librarians and Lexicographers, with pianist Janet
St. Jean and narrator Corinne Ebbs; for Fall meeting of the New
England Music Library Association, held at Cole Auditorium,
Public Library, Greenwich, CT.
- Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, 10:30 am: The
in which I sing bass, performs for the Tuesday Morning Music Club of
Also on the program is organist Grant
Moss. Cantabile will sing works by Victoria, Josquin, Schütz,
Monteverdi and Flecha. St. Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 235
Dwight Rd., Springfield MA.
- Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, 7:30 pm: The
in which I sing bass, is guest professional vocal ensemble at Choral
'03, performing with the UMass/Amherst Chamber Choir, Chorale &
Choir with American Choral Directors' Association High School Honors
Each choir will sing pieces from its repertoire and the choirs will
for "Dona Nobis Pacem" from J.S. Bach's B Minor Mass, E. Wayne
director. Presented by UMass
Amherst Music Department. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass
$5 students, seniors; $10 general.
- Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, 2 pm:
a Community Sing of Haydn's Creation, presented by the Grace
Center for Sacred Music. Grace
Epicopal Church, Boltwood Ave., Amherst MA. Free.
- Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, 8 pm; Sunday,
2 pm: I sing the role of the Sandman in Humperdinck's opera
and Gretel, presented by Commonwealth
Opera at the Calvin
Theater, 19 King St., Northampton MA.
- Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003, 4 pm; Saturday,
3 pm: Novi Cantori,
in which I sing baritone, presents its annual Carol Festival.
Dec. 6 at First
Church, 18 Broad St., Westfield MA; Dec. 13 at St.
Andrew's Episcopal Church, 335 Longmeadow St. (Rt.5), Longmeadow MA.
- Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, 4 pm; Sunday, Dec.
2003, 1 pm:Novi
Cantori, in which I sing baritone, presents Christmas with
Dec. 7 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 82 Howard St.,
MA; Dec. 14 at the Old Meeting House, Granville MA.
- Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003, 7:30 pm:
in selections from Handel's Messiah, with the Mostly Baroque
Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, director David Hartman. Christmas and
Music from the Baroque with extensive excerpts from Handel oratorios Messiah
and Judas Maccabeus, featuring vocal soloists, chamber chorus
orchestra. Also featured will be Corelli's Christmas Concerto and vocal
selections by Salamone Rossi. Bushnell
Center for the Performing Arts, Hartford CT. $25 adults, $20
- Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, 7:30 pm;
21, 2 pm:
Tenor solost and chorister in two complete performances of Handel's Messiah,
presented by Arcadia Players
Orchestra and Chorus, Dana Maiben, director. Dec. 20 at Christ
Church Cathedral, 35 Chestnut St., Springfield MA; Dec. 21 at St.
Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 3 Elm St., Northampton MA. $22
$38 reserved, $15 seniors, $6 students.
- Friday, Mar. 5,
pm; Sunday, Mar. 7, 2003, 3 pm: Complete performance of
Franz Schubert's song cycle Winterreise
(Winter journey), with fortepianist Monica Jakuc,
presented by Arcadia Players.
The piano being used in this concert is a 6 1/2 octave replica inspired
by a Conrad Graf fortepiano of c. 1819 in Goat Castle, near Prague,
Czech Republic. It was built for Monica Jakuc by American maker Paul
McNulty, who lives and works in Divissov, Czech Republic. This is its
American debut in concert. Mar. 5 at Neilson Library
Browsing Room, Smith College, Northampton MA; Mar. 7 at Mount Holyoke
College Art Museum, Lower Lake Rd., South Hadley MA. $22 general,
$38 reserved, $15 seniors, $6 students. Listen to selections.
- Thursday, Mar. 11, 2004, 8
pm: Novi Cantori
(in which I sing baritone) joins University of Massachusetts Orchestra
and Choirs in a performance
of Beethoven's Mass in C.
Directed by E. Wayne Abercrombie. Fine Arts Center Concert
Hall, University Of Massachusetts, Amherst. General seating tickets
$5/$10, students $3.
- Saturday, Mar. 13, 2004,
4:30 pm; Sunday, Mar. 14, 2004, 4 pm; Sunday, Mar. 21, 2004, 4 pm: Tenor
soloist in three Hartford-area performances of Monteverdi's Selva morale e spirituale and
Bach's motet Singet dem Herrn,
in a program entitled "Psallite," with City Singers of Hartford,
Susanne Gates, director. For details click here.
- Sunday, Mar. 28, 2004, 4 pm:
Evangelist in J.S. Bach's St. John
Passion (in English), with West
Side Presbyterian Church
Oratorio Choir, Orchestra and soloists, Joanne H. Rodland, director,
Edward Brewer, continuo. Immaculate Heart Academy, 500 Van Emburgh
Avenue, Washington Township, New Jersey. Free-will offering.
- Sunday, Apr. 18, 2004, 4 pm:
1st performance of Novi
Cantori's spring concert (in which I sing baritone and tenor),
featuring Tomas Luis da Victoria's Requiem,
anthems by English renaissance composer Matthew Jeffries, and
Elizabethan madrigals from The
Triumphs of Oriana. Hatfield Congregational Church, 41 Main
St., Hatfield MA. Click here for
- Sunday, Apr. 25, 2004, 4 pm:
2nd performance of Novi
Cantori's spring concert.
See April 18 for program details. St. John's Episcopal Church, 166
Holden St., Worcester MA. Click
here for directions. Free
- Sunday, May 2, 2004, 4 pm:
3rd performance Novi Cantori's
spring concert. See April 18 for program details. Christ Church
Cathedral, 35 Chestnut St., Springfield MA. Click here for directions. Free.
- Friday, May 7, 2004, 8 pm:
Vocal concert in memory of violist and vocalist Catherine Bowers, with
string orchestra and instrumental ensemble conducted by E. Wayne
Abercrombie and Zon Eastes.
South Congregational Church, Fiddler's Green, South Amherst MA. Program
will include Benjamin Britten's Serenade
for tenor, horn and strings, Gerald Finzi's Let us garlands bring, and
selections from Othmar Schoeck's Elegie.
- Sunday, May 16, 2004, 10:30
am: Soloist in works of Ralph Vaughan Williams for Music
Sunday at Unitarian Universalist Society of Greater
Springfield, 245 Porter Lake Drive, Springfield MA
- Sunday, May 23, 2004,
afternoon: Soloist in Schubert's Mass in E flat with Brattleboro Community Chorus,
Susan Dedell, director
- Saturday, July 24, 2004,
all day: Catherine L. Bowers Life Celebration,
Northampton, MA. Gathering/service (Helen Hills Hills Chapel, Smith
College), Reception/lunch/schmooze, Concert (Sweeney Concert Hall,
- Tuesday, August 3, 2004,
sings a noontime concert at King's Chapel, Boston MA. Works of Josquin
- Thursday, August 19, 2004,
6 pm: Outdoor concert in the poolside loggia of John
Varriano and Wendy Watson, Granby MA, with Kayla Werlin, mezzo-soprano,
and Ian Watson, harpsichord. Music of Henry Purcell, cheifly drawn from
The Fairy Queen. Benefit
for Arcadia Players.
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