CHRISTMAS AT TRINITY
Sunday, December 4th, 2022 at 3:00pm
Trinity Church will present program of beloved carols and instrumental music for the season at Trinity Church, 88 Walker St. in Lenox on Sunday, December 4, at 3p.m. The concert will include well-known beloved carols by William Byrd, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Edvard Grieg, Vaughan Williams and new setting by Paul Halley, Gabriel Jackson, and Philip Stopford. The concert also features Natalia Shevchuk piano.
Music for the Dance
Sunday, October 16th 2022, 3:00pm
The concert will feature a unique combination of choral and chamber music performed by the Cantilena Chamber Choir and the Palmer trio of Music for the Dance, a program that includes the Monteverdi ballet Tirsi e Clori, Brahms Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy songs), Afro-Cuban cadences and choral arrangements of popular favorites from the movies and theater such as Singing in the Rain and more. Chamber music portions of the concert include dance music by Elizondo, De Falla, and the jazzy Piazzolla Fall from the Four Seasons for piano trio. There is even a tango or two!
A CONCERT HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE WAR in UKRAINE
Saturday, May 21st, 2022, 7:30pm
In honor of the victims of the war in Ukraine, the Cantilena Chamber Choir will present the premiere of a new work, Slava Ukraine- a Ukrainian Prayer, by the world famous choral composer John Rutter and a new arrangement for choir and percussion of Hymn to the Fallen by John Williams from the film Saving Private Ryan. Also on the program rescheduled from May 2020 is the Te Deum for choir and orchestra, the rarely heard Le Reniement de St. Pierre (Peter's Denial of Christ) by Marc Antoine Charpentier and selections from the 2020 Grammy-nominated Liturgy of St. John Chrysosdom by American composer Kurt Sander.
A portion of the proceeds will go to the 206th Battalion of territorial defense in Northwest Kyiv that helps evacuate people under shelling and supports regular army and special force units, and the 93rd Combined Mech Brigade in the northeast that distributes night vision goggles, thermal imaging scopes, generators, cables and drones.
CHRISTMAS AT TRINITY
Sunday, December 5th 2021 3:00pm
Trinity Church will present program of beloved carols, instrumental music, readings and more at Trinity Church, 88 Walker St. in Lenox on Sunday, December 5, at 3p.m. The concert will include well-known carols in settings by John Rutter and Bob Chilcott. Guests include the Williams College Handbell Choir, Joanne Nelson oboist, Natalia Shevchuk piano and guest readers. Covid safe environment proof of vaccination or neg test and masks required.
AT LAST WE SING AGAIN BERKSHIRES!
Saturday, September 4th, 2021 12-2:30pm
To celebrate the return of choral singing in the Berkshires, the Cantilena Chamber Choir will present an all-Berkshire Choir outdoor concert at Shakespeare & Company's New Spruce Theater. The event at 70 Kemble Street is on Saturday, Sept. 4, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The concert is free of charge for observers and $15 for registered singers. Participating groups include the Berkshire Concert Choir directed by Matthew Thomas, the Stockbridge Festival Chorus led by Tracy Wilson, the Northern Berkshire Chorale conducted by Andrew Burger and the Lenox-based Cantilena Chamber Choir directed by Andrea Goodman.
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