The 2017-2018 Season

The 2017-2018 Season

Circles and Spheres of Inspiration and Influence

Our 2017-18 season will take you on a musical journey that encompasses an array of musical styles and topics sparked by concepts of circles and spheres.

Bach’s Dresden Circle

Features the trend-setting musical voices of Hasse, Buffardin, Pisendel & more whose works impressed J. S. Bach and his son Wilhelm Friedmann during their trips to the exciting cultural center of Dresden during the 1720s

Fri., October 27, 2017, 7:30 pm, First Parish of Sudbury
Sun., October 29, 2017, 3 pm, Old South Church, Boston

Follow the Star

Showcases music written for Epiphany and shine a light on the Magi’s journey toward Bethlehem as we approach the holidays. This festive program includes selections by Telemann, Geist, and a modern day revival of a cantata by Graupner.

Fri., December 15, 2017, 8 pm, Emmanuel Church, Boston
Sun., December 17, 2017, 4 pm, First Unitarian, Worcester

Many Happy Returns

Explores magical melodic variation atop beautiful, repeating bass lines that circle their way through works of Couperin, Telemann, Purcell, and others. Soprano Teresa Wakim will return as soloist in this program.

Fri., March 9, 2018, 7:30 pm, First Parish in Wayland
Sat., March 10, 2018, 3 pm, Old South Church, Boston

Mozart and His Spheres of Influence

Features works by Mozart, Myslivecek, Wendling, Cannabich, and other musicians with whom Mozart collaborated, competed, and socialized. WCRB’s Laura Carlo reads from the colorful letters that chart Mozart’s personal and professional circles!

Sat., April 21, 2018, 8 pm, Emmanuel Church, Boston
Sun., April 22, 2018, 4 pm, Worcester Historical Museum

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