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Video footage from our Four Weddings and a Funeral concert

Enjoy a video of Betsy and the chorus preparing for and performing a movement from Pinkham's Wedding Cantata.

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Review: Chorus pro Musica goes to Chichester

by Thomas Garvey/The Hub Review-- I'm quite late with an appreciation of Chorus Pro Musica, and their "Poets and Psalms" program at Old South Church two (!) weekends ago. I left the program thrilled, frankly, after encountering - in a row - three of the great choral works of the twentieth centur...

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Betsy Burleigh Heading to Indiana University

Boston, MA, October 19, 2012--Chorus pro Musica announced today that Dr. Betsy Burleigh plans to step down as Music Director of Chorus pro Musica as of June 30, 2013, in order to accept a new position with Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, where she will be teaching graduate choral con...

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Charles Ives biography by Walter Brassert

Charles Ives—biographical notes by Walter Brassert, first published for the Chorus pro Musica concert of May 19, 1974. Ives was born on October 20, 1874 and died May 19, 1954. Charles Ives came from a Yankee background where people “got up and said what they thought regardless of the...

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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 Out" — the idea is not to just bash through a few masterworks, but rather to explore and sing, to talk about how these composers so magically weave meaning into their m...

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Review: Stormy Creation in Jordan Hall

Betsy Burleigh draws from years of experience as a preparer of choruses (from her work with the Pittsburgh Symphony), and her conducting seemed to confirm what she had meticulously prepared the chorus to sing, rather than to (re)interpret the work from the podium in performance.

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Chorus pro Musica adds projection art to Haydn’s ‘Creation’

When it came time to plan Chorus pro Musica’s performance of Haydn’s oratorio “The Creation,” David McCue, a board member of Chorus pro Musica and a lifelong choral singer and music enthusiast, wanted to see whether he could update the classical music concertgoing experien...

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Philharmonic joins voices in stirring ‘War Requiem’

The conductor Richard Pittman could easily fill his New England Philharmonic season exclusively with performances of well-known symphonic staples, but he instead chooses to infuse his programs with a spirit of inquiry and exploration. It’s an approach that speaks for itself. Last year, when...

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