Past Performances

2016-2017 Season

November 5, 2016
Choral Britannia
First Church, Cambridge

Cathedral classics and contemporary offerings by Parry, Finzi, Howells, MacMillan and
Lennon/McCartney.

December 2016
Holiday Pops New England Tour
Storrs, CT; Manchester, NH; Worcestor, MA; Lowell, MA

March 4, 2017
Handel: Dixit Dominus
All Saints Parish, Brookline

Glorious music spanning three decades of George Frideric Handel’s extraordinary career. Also featuring Chandos Anthem No. 11 “Let God Arise” and Coronation Anthem No. 1 “Zadok the Priest.”


2015-2016 Season

November 21, 2015
Rossini: Petite messe solennelle
All Saints Parish, Brookline

December 2015
Holiday Pops New England Tour
Storrs, CT; Manchester, NH; Worcestor, MA; Lowell, MA; Providence, RI

March 19, 2016
March 20, 2016
Sibelius: Symphony No. 4
Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem

with Brookline Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Adam Boyles
All Saints Parish, Brookline

May 21, 2016
J.S. Bach: BWV 21, Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis
Bernstein: Concert selections from Mass

with Handel and Hadyn Society's Young Women's Chamber Choir

First Baptist Church, Newton Centre


2014-2015 Season

November 22, 2014
The Ecstasies Above
All Saints Parish, Brookline

RALPH VAUGH WILLIAMS Serenade To Music
JONATHAN DOVE The Passing of the Year
TARIK O’REGAN The Ecstasies Above

December 2014
Holiday Pops New England Tour
Worcester, MA; Storrs, CT; Manchester, NH; Lowell, MA

March 7, 2015
HANDEL Israel in Egypt
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston

in collaboration with the Zamir Chorale of Boston

May 16, 2015
Lost in the Stars
All Saints Parish, Brookline

featuring bass/baritone Justin Hopkins and selections from the American Songbook by Gershwin, Porter, Weill, and more


2013-2014 Season

November 16, 2013
Illumination
All Saints Parish, Brookline

EŠENVALDS Passion and Resurrection with Estelí Gomez, soprano
LAURIDSEN Lux Aeterna
BRITTEN A Hymn of St. Columba

December 2013
Holiday Pops New England Tour
Worcester, MA; Storrs, CT; West Point, NY; Flushing, NY; Providence, RI; Manchester, NH; Lowell, MA

March 15 & 16, 2014
American Stories
All Saints Parish, Brookline
In collaboration with the Brookline Symphony Orchestra, Adam Boyles, Music Director

STEVENS The Ballad of William Sycamore
COPLAND Lincoln Portrait with NPR’s Robin Young, narrator
CONTE Elegy for Matthew
HOIBY Last Letter Home
HANSON Song of Democracy
IVES Circus Band
FLAHERTY/AHRENS ‘Wheels of a Dream’ from Ragtime

May 17, 2014
Bach & Beethoven
All Saints Parish, Brookline

BACH Cantata No. 140: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
BEETHOVEN Mass in C major


2012-2013 Season

November 17, 2012
Bach, Brahms & Britten
All Saints Parish, Brookline
Featuring PALS Children’s Chorus

J. S. BACH Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61
BRAHMS O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf, opus 74 no.2
BRITTEN Saint Nicolas

March 9, 2013
Songs from the Stage
First Baptist Church, Newton

Selections from:
PURCELL Dido and Aeneas
BIZET Carmen
VERDI La Traviata, MacBeth
MASCAGNI Cavalleria Rusticana
PUCCINI Madama Butterfly
SONDHEIM Sweeney Todd
LOESSER Guys and Dolls
GILBERT & SULLIVAN The Gondoliers
BERNSTEIN West Side Story

May 4, 2013
The Armed Man: a Mass for Peace
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston

JENKINS The Armed Man
DVORÁK Te Deum
BARBER Adagio for Strings, Op. 11


2011-2012 Season

November 19, 2011
Metamorphosis
First Church, Cambridge

VIGNIERI Haec dies (World Premiere, commissioned by MCoB)
GESUALDO O vos omnes
CASALS O vos omnes
MONTEVERDI Si ch’io vorrei morire
LAURIDSEN “Ov’è, lass’ il bel viso?” and “Quando son più lontan” from Madrigali
MORLEY It Was a Lover and His Lass
SWINGLE It Was a Lover and His Lass
STUCKY Whispers
GJEILO Unicornis captivatur
PÄRT Te Deum

March 9, 2012
A Sea Symphony
Sanders Theater, Cambridge

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS A Sea Symphony

May 19, 2012
Una Aventura por America Latina
Holy Name Parish, West Roxbury
Featuring Canto Bolivia

ANONYMOUS Hanaq pachap, Tonada y Cueca
SUMAYA The Lamentations of Jeremiah
GINASTERA The Lamentations of Jeremiah
PLAZA Cuando el camino me fatiga
Negra está la noche
Cuando el caballo se para
GUASTAVINO Two songs from Flores Argentines
PIAZZOLLA Reminiscence
ESCALADA Candomblé
VILLA-LOBOS Aria (Cantilena) from Bachianas Brasileiras, no. 5
RAMIREZ Misa Criolla


As the Brookline Chorus

2010-2011 Season

November 20, 2010
Motets & Chansons
First Church, Cambridge

TALLIS If Ye Love Me
DE PRES Mille Regretz
WILLAERT Dessus le Marché d’Arras
HANDL Resonet in Laudibus
BYRD Ave Verum Corpus
BRUCKNER Virga Jesse
BRAHMS Ave Maria Op. 12
Works by JOSQUIN, MOZART, LAURIDSEN, FAURÉ, BERNSTEIN, WHITACRE

December 19, 2010
Holiday Celebration
All Saints Parish, Brookline
Featuring PALS Children’s Chorus

March 13, 2011
Totally Bernstein
Sanders Theater, Cambridge
In collaboration with Zamir Chorale and the Boston Jewish Music Festival

BERNSTEIN Chichester Psalms; Excerpts from Mass; Excerpts from Candide

May 22, 2011
Mass in B minor
Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College, Wellesley

BACH Mass in B minor


2009-2010 Season

November 21, 2009
English Cathedral: Sacred Choral Works
All Saints Parish, Brookline

PARY I Was Glad; Jerusalem
ANONYMOUS Choral Prelude on When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
BAIRSTOW I Sat Down Under His Shadow
FINZI Welcome Sweet and Sacred Feast
STANFORD Postlude in D minor
TAVENER Village Wedding; The Lamb
MATTHIAS Toccata Giocosa
BRITTEN Rejoice in the Lamb

March 7, 2010
Ein Deutsches Requiem
All Saints Parish, Brookline

BRAHMS Ein Deutsches Requiem

May 15, 2010
The Heart of New England
All Saints Parish, Brookline

THOMPSON Frostiana
PINKHAM Wedding Cantata
MECHEM World Premiere of Once to Every Man and Nation, commissioned by the Brookline Chorus
Works by BILLINGS and CAGLE


2008-2009 Season

November, 2008
All Saints Parish, Brookline

CHARPENTIER Messe de Minuit
SCHUTZ Historia der Geburt Jesu Christi

February, 2009
First Baptist Church, Newton

MECHEM John Brown
BARTHOLOMEW The 21st Century
(A Girl Born in Afghanistan)

Selected Songs of Freedom

May, 2009
Sanders Theater, Cambridge

MENDELSSOHN Elijah

2007-2008 Season

November, 2007
All Saints Parish, Brookline

ORFF Carmina Burana

March, 2008
All Saints Parish, Brookline

BACH Cantata BWV 149 and BWV 19
BRITTEN The Company of Heaven

May, 2008
First Baptist Church, Newton

ELLINGTON Sacred Concert

2006-2007 Season

November, 2006
All Saints Parish, Brookline

CORIGLIANO Fern Hill
MECHEM Island in Space

March, 2007
Temple Emanuel, Newton

Music Macht Frei
Songs from the Holocaust

May, 2007
St. Ignatius Church, Chestnut Hill

HAYDN Creation Mass

2005-2006 Season

November, 2005
All Saints Parish, Brookline

BACH, HANDEL, HAYDN, MENDELSSOHN
Selections from the great choruses

March, 2006
All Saints Parish, Brookline

Baroque Music from Latin America
RAMIREZ Misa Criolla (with Canto Bolivia)

May, 2006
All Saints Parish, Brookline

MOZART Requiem
Concerto Competition:
MOZART Piano Concerto in A Major No. 23
(with Eric Zhang)

2004-2005 Season

November, 2004
All Saints Parish, Brookline

MENDELSSOHN Hőr Mein Bitten
DURUFLÉ Requiem

March, 2005
All Saints Parish, Brookline

BERNSTEIN Chichester Psalms
STEVENS The Ballad of William Sycamore
Works by EFFINGER and THOMPSON

May, 2005
All Saints Parish, Brookline

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Dona Nobis Pacem