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January 2018

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Celebrates its 40th Season!

January 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Baptist Church Newton, 848 Beacon Street
Newton Centre, 02459
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Boston’s ASCAP award winning, musician-run Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, celebrates its 40th season!

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Newton Community Chorus Winter Concert

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Baptist Church Newton, 848 Beacon Street
Newton Centre, 02459
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Join the Newton Community Chorus for their Winter Concert! Tickets are $20 general audience and $15 student/senior. Like and NCC on Facebook   

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Cappella Clausura: ReSounding IV: Sit Inside the Music

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, January 28, 2018 4:00 pm Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre St   In this dance-theater experience disguised as a concert, we will chant, sing and dance around you with a parade of music from the 9th to the 21st centuries by Hildegard von Bingen, Kassia, Vittoria Aleotti, the Florentine Laudario and short world premiere pieces written especially for this occasion by Boston composer Marti Epstein.  For 12 singers, with Na'ama Lion, flute, Nancy Hurrell, harps, Tickets:  $28-20 Carol Lewis, vielle…

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February 2018

Tupelo Junction Concert

February 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Durant-Kenrick House, 286 Waverley Ave.
Newton, MA 02458
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Join Tupelo Junction for their lively concert of modern folk and bluegrass music. Tupelo Junction is a modern folk and bluegrass quartet that also dabbles in roots and country. Featuring Conor Fortin, Sarah Gordon (who grew up in Newton and graduated from Newton North), Whit Hall and Corey Fein. The band plays everything from jigs to hoedowns, bringing their own style to classic folk and bluegrass songs from America's early settlers as well as to contemporary folk tunes. Their three-part harmonies…

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March 2018

Cappella Clausura: The Dinner Party: Barbara Strozzi meets Claudio Monteverdi

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$20 - $28

Once again we gather “after dinner” for an intimate feast of music.  Our small group of singers and players will transport you to a Venetian palazzo, in a relaxed atmosphere of friendly competition during an imagined meeting of two great musical minds. And you’ll be there, too!  Hear Strozzi’s amazingly chromatic and romantic madrigals for 2-5 voices, Monteverdi’s similar, plus his amazing duets for both men and women (“Zefiro torno”!) and more.  With 6 singers, and special guests on baroque…

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April 2018

Cappella: Eve and Adam – a new take on a very old story

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Rising MIT composer Elena Ruehr’s “Eve,” composed in 2014, takes its familiar text from Genesis, but rather than the traditional retelling, poses an honest question: was gaining knowledge of good and evil such a terrible thing? “In a sense,” the composer writes, “ is choosing light over darkness, sight over blindness. It’s an astonishing idea.” And, as those of you who heard CC’s performance of Ruehr’s Cassandra know, the powerful score is equally astonishing. Arvo Pärt’s “Adam’s Lament” is more…

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