The weather's supposed to be good, so trot yourself out this weekend to support some live choral music!
The Boston Choral Ensemble presents "Voces Latinas," contemporary choral works by Latin American composers including Chavez, Villa-lobos, and Ginastera. This looks pretty awesome, I must say. This will be at 8 pm at First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St., Cambridge. This program will be repeated on Sunday.
The Spectrum Singers will perform works by Schubert and Brahms. This will be at 8:00 pm at First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge. There will be a pre-concert lecture at 7:00 pm by Joshua Jacobson, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Northeastern University.
The Harvard Glee Club will perform music by such various composers as Thomas Tomkins, Francis Poulenc, and Randall Thompson under the direction of Kevin Leong. This will be at 8 pm at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge.
The The Worcester Chorus will present Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" with the All Saints Children's Choir of Worcester and Festival Orchestra under the direction of Andrew Clark. This will be at 8 pm in Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester. More info here.
The Boston Choral Ensemble presents "Voces Latinas," contemporary choral works by Latin American composers including Chavez, Villa-lobos, and Ginastera. This will be at 2:30 pm at Old South Church, Copley Sq., Boston.
The Cambridge Concentus period ensemble will present a concert called "Apocalyptic Bach." This will be at 3 pm at First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St., Cambridge. And it is FREE!
The New England Classical Singers, under the direction of David Hodgkins, will present Part 2 of Handel's Messiah. This will be at 3 pm at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover.
Susan Hellauer of the group "Anonymous 4" leads a concert called the "Vespers of 1210," made up of 13th-century plainchant canticles, psalms, antiphons and chant-based polyphony by the ever-popular prolific composer “Anonymous." This will be at 6:30 at the St. Paul Catholic Church at the corner of Bow and Arrow Sts. in Harvard Square, Cambridge.
I got no sleep last night. I probably missed something. What else have you all got?