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Concert Archive

2016-2017 Season

Candlelight Christmas at Old South

a beloved Boston holiday tradition

Performed December 16, 2016 at Old South Church

2016-2017 Season

Beethoven, MISSA SOLEMNIS

Performed November 4, 2016 at Jordan Hall
BOX OFFICE UPDATE, 11/3/16: Online tickets sold out! Please call Jordan Hall Box Office. Limited seats left! Please call 617 585-1260; hours are 10 am- 6 pm. Walk up sales start at 6:30pm at the ...

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2015-2016 Season

Verdi: Requiem

Chorus pro Musica performs with the Boston Philharmonic

Performed April 24, 2016 at Symphony Hall

2015-2016 Season

Journeys

Every journey has its tale, every tale a journey.

Performed March 12, 2016 at Sanders Theatre
Chorus members, friends and family share their stories! Read them here.

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2015-2016 Season

Subscriptions On Sale Now!

Performed November 7, 2015 at First Church Cambridge

2015-2016 Season

With Strings Attached

The special connection between stringed instruments and the human voice

Performed November 7, 2015 at First Church Cambridge
A beautiful Bach motet matches double chorus with 
violins, cellos and continuo; Abbie Betinis’s modern
setting of 14th century Iranian poetry features
 women’s chorus singing in Persia...

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2014-2015 Season

Les Noces

(The Wedding)

Performed May 30, 2015 at Jordan Hall
Behind the scenes at CpM and BoSoma rehearsals Read the ArtsFuse feature about the concert: "A Wedding of Music and Dance" Boston Globe feature article (April 12): "Chorus pro Musica celebrates a...

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2014-2015 Season

CpM Silent Auction

Performed April 25, 2015 at Bidding For Good
Chorus pro Musica’s Online Silent Auction February 22 through April 25, 2015 on BiddingFor Good Whether you're looking for something unique for yourself, searching for a gift for a special so...

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2014-2015 Season

Spring Awakening

Performed March 1, 2015 at MIT Kresge Auditorium
Here are the three reviews of Sunday's concert. Congratulations to all the performers! Jeremy Eichler, Boston Globe: http://goo.gl/HYyEfO Boston Classical Review: http://goo.gl/lM7nKr Boston Mus...

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2014-2015 Season

Candlelight Christmas

Performed December 19, 2014 at Old South Church
Featuring our annual candlelight procession, and a world premiere new work by James Kallembach, Director of Choral Activities at the University of Chicago. Limited tickets left! Advance web and ph...

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2014-2015 Season

2014-2015 Season Announcement!

Performed November 2, 2014 at
Chorus pro Musica (Jamie Kirsch, Music Director) is excited to announce its 66th season! CpM will perform five concerts in 2014-15. Our season includes world premieres of new commissions by compose...

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2014-2015 Season

The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass

Bluegrass Mass

Performed November 2, 2014 at Old South Church
This concert is included in Chorus pro Musica's subscription packages.

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2013-2014 Season

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor

Performed May 31, 2014 at Jordan Hall
With soloists Teresa Wakim, Soprano I; Elisabeth Marshall, Soprano II; Reginald Mobley, countertenor; Jason McStoots, tenor*; and David McFerrin, bass. (* Tenor Matthew Anderson withdrew due to il...

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2013-2014 Season

Annelies

Based on the Diary of Anne Frank

Performed March 2, 2014 at Old South Church
Stephen Paulus: Hymn to the Eternal Flame (2005) James Whitbourn: Annelies (2005); libretto based on the Diary of Anne Frank Featuring Lynn Eustis, soprano, who sang the U.S. premiere of Annelies. ...

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2013-2014 Season

Candlelight Christmas

Performed December 20, 2013 at Old South Church
Gregorian Chant Poulenc: Christmas Motets (selections) A. Betinis: Cedit, Hyems (Be Gone, Winter!) J. Szymko: Nada te Turbe Distler: Lo, how a rose Ola Gjeilo: Christmas Carols (selections) J...

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2013-2014 Season

Heaven on Earth

Performed November 3, 2013 at Old South Church
Liszt: Pater Noster from Christus Veljo Tormis: Autumn Landscapes (selections) (1964) Tchaikovsky: Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Nos. 13 and 14 Vaughan Williams: Lord, thou hast been our refug...

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2012-2013 Season

B9 with the BP

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Boston Philharmonic, conducted by Benjamin Zander

Performed September 30, 2013 at Symphony Hall
Encore performances on October 3 at 8:00, Mechanics Hall, Worcester, and October 4, 8:00, at Symphony Hall, Boston.

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2012-2013 Season

Mozart C Minor Mass

With a specially commissioned work by Peter Child

Performed May 31, 2013 at Jordan Hall
Never finished by Mozart but still a beautiful and fascinating work, Mozart's great Mass in C minor is performed by Chorus pro Musica with full orchestra and soloists. Also performed is the world p...

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2012-2013 Season

Four Weddings & a Funeral

Music of Mourning & Celebration

Performed March 10, 2013 at Old South Church
J.S. Bach's timeless expression of consolation and even joy in the face of death is joined with mostly modern choral masterpieces, with organ and string accompaniment, proclaiming the joy of life a...

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2012-2013 Season

A Dickens Christmas

Celebrate the Holidays with Story and Song

Performed December 21, 2012 at Old South Church
Chorus pro Musica presents a joyous celebration of Christmas in the tradition of Victorian England. The performance is enlivened by readings from perhaps the greatest expression of Christmas spirit...

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2012-2013 Season

Poets & Psalms

Performed October 28, 2012 at Old South Church
The season opens with the chorus, accompanied by organ, harp and percussion, singing moving and innovative settings of texts that have particular spiritual resonance. Prominent among those is Leona...

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2012-2013 Season

Summer Sings 2012

Performed August 27, 2012 at Old South Church
Join us for Chorus pro Musica's 2012 Summer Sings "From the Inside Out" Monday nights, 7:30–10:00 pm Old South Church 645 Boylston Street, Boston We're calling our series "From the Inside O...

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2011-2012 Season

Joseph Haydn's: THE CREATION

With the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and soloists

Performed June 2, 2012 at Jordan Hall
One of the most popular oratorios by any composer and indisputably one of Hadyn's greatest works, The Creation vividly depicts the creation of the world in seven days as described in the biblical B...

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2011-2012 Season

Chiaroscuro—the contrast of light and dark—has such power!

Performed June 2, 2012 at
CpM’s 2011–12 season explores that contrast. Our first performance moves from Brahms’s moody motet Warum ist das Licht gegeben (which in itself moves from dark to light) through K...

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2011-2012 Season

Benjamin Britten: WAR REQUIEM

Performed March 3, 2012 at Cathedral of the Holy Cross
in collaboration with the Providence Singers, the Boston Children's Chorus, and the New England Philharmonic. Performed under the direction of Richard Pittman. With Sarah Pelletier, soprano; Frank ...

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2011-2012 Season

Ottorino Respighi: LAUDA PER LA NATIVITÀ DEL SIGNORE

with traditional holiday favorites

Performed December 16, 2011 at Old South Church
Ottorino Respighi was one of the great orchestral colorists of the 20th century, famous for symphonic poems, including Pines of Rome. His Laud to the Nativity, based on a 13th century poem, is a be...

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2011-2012 Season

Zoltán Kodály: MISSA BREVIS

Performed November 6, 2011 at Old South Church
Johannes Brahms: Warum ist das Licht gegeben Jonathan Dove: Ecce beatam lucem Morten Lauridsen O nata lux Ko Matsushita: O lux beata Trinitas Thomas Tallis: O nata lux William Walton Jubilate Deo ...

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2010-2011 Season

Igor Stravinsky, SYMPHONY OF PSALMS

with the World Premiere of EXPECTANS EXPECTAVI by Abbie Betinis

Performed June 5, 2011 at Jordan Hall
The season concludes with a celebration of psalm settings, highlighted by Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms. Simultaneously majestic and passionate, it remains one of his most popular works. More psa...

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2010-2011 Season

Gioachino Rossini, PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE

Performed March 20, 2011 at Old South Church
What Giochino Rossini affectionately called the last of his "sins of old age" is in fact a major work of great wit, musical creativity, and religious feeling. The Mass, completed just five years be...

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2010-2011 Season

WE SING THY BIRTH

Performed December 17, 2010 at Old South Church
A celebration of the holidays featuring the Boston premiere of Stephen Paulus's We Sing Thy Birth and other festive works, accompanied by the Triton Brass Quintet, artists-in-residence at the Bosto...

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2010-2011 Season

Antonín Dvořák, MASS IN D MAJOR

with Leoš Janáček, OTCE NÁS (Our Father)

Performed November 7, 2010 at Old South Church
The season begins with works by two modern Bohemian masters. Antonín Dvořák wrote his Mass in D in 1887 for the consecration of a new chapel. Though he is world famous for his large-scale choral...

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2009-2010 Season

Carl Orff: CARMINA BURANA

with Dominick Argento, ODI ET AMO (I Hate and I Love)

Performed June 6, 2010 at Jordan Hall
Carl Orff's often-quoted masterpiece burns with all the drama of the human condition, buffeted by cruel fate and reborn with love, Haunting melodies and insistent rhythms awaken the primal spirit a...

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2009-2010 Season

Ernest Bloch, AVODATH HAKODESH (Sacred Service)

with a new commission by Andrew Rindfleisch

Performed March 14, 2010 at John Hancock Hall
One of the 20th century’s great expressions of devotion, which reaches beyond the confines of any one faith, plus a new commission being composed as a companion piece for the Bloch. In collab...

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2009-2010 Season

SHEPHERDS, FOLLOW THE STAR

Performed December 18, 2009 at Old South Church
Music of the ages, from chant to Gabrieli to Mendelssohn to Poulenc to Spirituals. A festive holiday celebration with candlelight, brass and carol sing-along.

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2009-2010 Season

Maurice Duruflé, REQUIEM

with Zoltán Kodály, LAUDES ORGANI

Performed November 8, 2009 at Old South Church
A great chorus, a great organ, a great space. In celebration of the restoration of organ music to Old South Church, featuring Ross Wood, organist for 15 years at Trinity Church, and currently organ...

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