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Central Massachusetts Choral Consortium
Choral Activity for Central Massachusetts
Events

We suggest you visit the groups website for ticket information, directions and possible changes. 

Towns listed are in Massachusetts, unless otherwise noted.
Singers interested in joining groups to sing in these concerts can look at Open Rehearsals, or the individual member group websites for information about open rehearsals or auditions.
Events are updated during the season, so check back again for any updates.

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September 2016
October 2016
November 2016
December 2016
January 2017
February 2017
March 2017
April 2017
May 2017
June 2017


2016-2017 Season

September 2016

September 24, 2016 2:00 p.m.
Shir Joy, Nan Gibbons, Director
Bay State Commons, Westborough
Arts in Common: Westborough's Annual Showcase of Arts and Music of Central MA from 10-4 p.m.  Shir Joy performance: 2:00 p.m.
www.shirjoychorus.com
 

October 2016



November 2016

November 4, 2016 8:00 p.m.
Worcester Chorus, Dr. Christopher Shepard, Artistic Director
WamsWorks, Worcester

A Beatles Songbook performance.
www.musicworcester.org

November 12, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Salisbury Singers, Dr. Michelle Graveline, Music Director
Salem Covenant Church, Worcester

A Little Night (and Day) Music: Featuring the music of Ola Gjeilo: “Luminous Night of the Soul” and “Sunrise Mass” .
www.salisburysingers.org

November 13, 2016 3:30 p.m.
Assabet Valley Mastersingers, Dr. Robert P. Eaton, Artistic Director
Algonquin Regional High School, Northboro

'The Time Has Come for Peace': With Orchestra & Algonquin RHS Chorus (Dir. Kathrine Waters). "The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace," Karl Jenkins &, "The Time Has Come," Eriks Esenvalds (Text: Nelson Mandela)
www.AVMsingers.org

November 19, 2016
8:00 p.m.
Nashoba Valley Chorale, Anne Watson Born, Music Director
Littleton High School, Littleton

Jesu, meine Freude by J.S. Bach and Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo with professional orchestra.
www.nashobavalleychorale.org

November 20, 2016 3:00 p.m.
Sounds of Stow Chorus and Orchestra, Barbara Jones, Artistic Director
Hale School, Stow Center
Hector Berlioz, Messe Solennelle: Join us for this exciting and dramatic piece, written in 1824, lost for a century and a half, and rediscovered in 1991. With full orchestral accompaniment. Also performing Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Winds, K297b.

www.soundsofstow.org

November 20, 2016 4:00 p.m.
The Heritage Chorale , John Finney, Artistic Director
Keefe Technical High School, Framingham

Great Opera Choruses: With full orchestra & Soprano Susan Consoli. Beloved choruses and solos from Verdi, Rossini, Handel, Mozart, and more. Post-concert reception for all.
www.HeritageChorale.org

December 2016

December 3, 2016 8:00 p.m.
Worcester Chorus, Dr. Christopher Shepard, Artistic Director
Mechanics Hall, Worcester

Annual performance of Handel’s Messiah with soloists and Festival Orchestra.
www.musicworcester.org

December 3, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Harvard Pro Musica,
Carey Shunskis, Director
Harvard Unitarian Church, Harvard
Fall concert: Missa Choralis by Franz Liszt  and Veni Emmanuel by Zoltán Kodály.
www.harvardpromusica.org

December 4, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Nashoba Valley Chorale, Anne Watson Born, Music Director
First Church Unitarian, Littleton

Messiah Sing:  Bring your own score or borrow one of ours; Come to sing or to listen!
www.nashobavalleychorale.org

December 11, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Greater Gardner Community Choir, Diane Cushing, Director
First Congregational Church, Gardner

Winter Concert - Handel's Messiah and other seasonal pieces - with organ and string section.
www.ggcchoir.org

December 11, 2016 2:00 p.m.
Salisbury Singers, Dr. Michelle Graveline, Music Director
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

Holiday Concert at Worcester Art Museum: Enjoy the sounds of the season.
www.salisburysingers.org

January 2017

January 28, 2017 7:30 p.m.
January 29, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Westford Chorus, Jim Barkovic, Music Director
January 28 - United Methodist Church, Westford

January 29 - Trinity Lutheran Church, Chelmsford
Westford Chorus presents “A Baroque Festival” including major works by Handel, Bach, Vivaldi and Zelenka.
www.WestfordChorus.org


February 2017

February 12, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Shir Joy, Nan Gibbons, Director
Congregation
B'nai Shalom, Westborough
Winter Concert: Love Songs and Lullabies.
www.shirjoychorus.com

February 12, 2017 4:00 p.m.
The Heritage Chorale , John Finney, Artistic Director
Temple Shir Tikva, Wayland

Favorites from over 25 years of our Pops concerts, including Rutter’s arrangement of  When the Saints Go Marching In, Coffee in a Cardboard Cup, and One Day More from Les Miserables. Refreshments for all.
www.HeritageChorale.org


March 2017

March 4, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Salisbury Singers, Dr. Michelle Graveline, Music Director
Armenian Church of Our Savior Cultural Center, Worcester

A Celtic Celebration: This cabaret-style concert will feature a wide range of Irish folk tunes including the choral suite, “Letters from Ireland.” .
www.salisburysingers.org

March 19, 2017 3:30 p.m.
Assabet Valley Mastersingers, Dr. Robert P. Eaton, Artistic Director
St. Mark's School, Southborough

Featuring some of the world's great poems set to music & song.
www.AVMsingers.org

March 19, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Sounds of Stow Chorus and Orchestra, Barbara Jones, Artistic Director
Hale School, Stow Center

Ola Gjeilo, Sunrise Mass & Morten Lauridsen, Lux Aeterna: Join us for contemporary Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo’s stunning mass along with Lauridsen’s much beloved classic of our times. Both will be performed with full orchestral accompaniment.
www.soundsofstow.org

March 24, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Worcester Chorus, Dr. Christopher Shepard, Artistic Director
Mechanics Hall, Worcester

Bach Cantatas: Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29, Singet dem Herr nein neues Lied, BWV 190, Gloria in excelsis Deo, BWV 191. The  final concert of a four-day Bach Fest mini-series performed in the Salisbury Cultural District venues. Joint performance with CONCORA.
www.musicworcester.org


April 2017

April 1, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Salisbury Singers, Dr. Michelle Graveline, Music Director
Mechanics Hall, Worcester

Around the World in 40 Years; Salisbury Singers joins the Master Singers to commemorate their 40th anniversary with an international program. .
www.salisburysingers.org

April 23, 2017
Shir Joy, Nan Gibbons, Director
Temple Emanuel-Sinai, Worcester, MA

Central MA Community Commemoration of Yom Hashoah: Shir Joy Chorus sings as part of this Community-wide remembrance of The Holocaust.
www.shirjoychorus.com

April 23, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Worcester Chorus, Dr. Christopher Shepard, Artistic Director
WamsWorks, Worcester

Beethoven Mass in C Major, Op. 86, and Mozart Regina Coeli in C Major, KV 108.
www.musicworcester.org

April 29, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Nashoba Valley Chorale, Anne Watson Born, Music Director
Littleton High School, Littleton

Ein Deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms with professional orchestra and soloists.
www.nashobavalleychorale.org


May 2017

May 6, 2017 7:30 p.m.
May 7, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Westford Chorus, Jim Barkovic, Music Director
May 6 - United Methodist Church, Westford

May 7 - Trinity Lutheran Church, Chelmsford
Celebration of Celestial Music: Music about the sun, the moon and the stars.
www.WestfordChorus.org

May 13, 2016 8:00 p.m.
Assabet Valley Mastersingers, Dr. Robert P. Eaton, Artistic Director
St. Mary's Church, Shrewsbuty

'Mass in Time of War & Light Eternal': With orchestra & soloists. Haydn "Mass in Time of War (Pauken Messe)" & Morten Lauridsen "Lux Aeterna"
www.AVMsingers.org

May 13, 2017 7:30 p.m.
The Heritage Chorale , John Finney, Artistic Director
Keefe Technical High School, Framingham

Mendelssohn’s epic oratorio Elijah: With full orchestra and featuring baritone Philip Lima as Elijah.
www.HeritageChorale.org

May 14, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Sounds of Stow Chorus and Orchestra, Barbara Jones, Artistic Director
First Parich Church, Stow Center

A Celtic Springfest: We will celebrate Celtic musical traditions with the help of special instrumental guests.
www.soundsofstow.org

May 21, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Nashoba Valley Chorale, Anne Watson Born, Music Director
Mechanics Hall, Worcester

We combine forces for Dvorak’s Te Deum with the Natick High School Choir and the Worcester Youth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathon Edward Brennand in the renowned Mechanics Hall in Worcester.
www.nashobavalleychorale.org


June 2017

June 11, 2017
Shir Joy, Nan Gibbons, Director
Congregation
B'nai Shalom, Westborough
Spring Concert: Celebrate the end of another year of song!.
www.shirjoychorus.com




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