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Words and Music – Poetry and Classical Guitar

Presented by Dorchester based chamber music nonprofit Convergence Ensemble and Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library, Words and Music explores spoken word and poetry in dialogue with classical guitar to create a back and forth of poetic commentary on music. Featuring intimate performances from our very own Charles Coe, treating us to his own […]

Commonwealth Chorale Concert “The Dream Unfinished”

We conclude our season by giving voice to “the dream unfinished”, a poignant reminder that we don’t yet all share the same opportunities, freedoms, and liberties that are this country’s founding ideals. Our program includes Florence Price’s Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight and William Grant Still’s Plain-Chant for America, plus works by Randall Thompson, Margaret […]

Fate and Faith

Commonwealth Chorale’s March concert explores fate and faith through the richly expressive music of Johannes Brahms’s Schicksalslied, Felix Mendelssohn’s Psalm 42, and Fanny Hensel’s Lobgesang. Brahms and Mendelssohn are two of the 19th Century’s best known composers. But for the social mores of her day, Mendelssohn’s sister Fanny Hensel would likely be as well known. […]

Hope & Healing with Longwood Symphony

Join Longwood Symphony, the orchestra of Boston’s healthcare community, for a concert of Hope & Healing to benefit Shelter Music Boston. Saturday, Dec. 2 at 8pm New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall Jotaro Nakano, Music Director Program: AUGUSTA READ THOMAS Fanfare of Hope and Solidarity PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat major Chelsea […]

Commonwealth Chorale: “Glory and Praise”.

Under the baton of Artistic Director Dr. Michael Driscoll, our November concert features Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Francis Poulenc’s Gloria. Premiered in the 1960s, both were influenced by jazz and popular music, and both exemplify the power of ancient sacred texts to express timeless desires for peace and spiritual transcendence. Also on the program […]

Castle of our Skins: “As I Heard When I Was Young”

Castle of our Skins is a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music. From classrooms to concert halls, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated figures of past and present. This talented and visionary group celebrates the holiday season with Brian Rapahael […] Presents Jacques Schwarz-Bart Quartet with Stephanie McKay

Sun Music presents Jacques Schwarz-Bart Quartet with Stephanie McKay at the Regattabar @ The Charles Hotel in Cambidge, MA. The band will perform songs from his latest album release, The Harlem Suite. The Harlem Suite recounts Jacques’ childhood dream of coming to NY from his little island of Guadeloupe to become a jazz musician. The […]

Eduardo Betancourt & Charles Overton, harps

TWO PERFORMANCES  Harvard-Epworth United Methodist | Fri. October 27, 7:30 PM Arlington St Church | Sat. October 28, 3:00 PM Two expressive and versatile harpists from across the Americas join forces for this memorable harp duo concert. Venezuelan harpist Eduardo Betancourt and American harpist Charles Overton perform traditional interpretations, jazz standards, and originals in a […]

Gregory Groover Quartet: A Modern Exploration of Negro Spirituals

Raised with devotion for music, Gregory George Groover Jr is a twenty-seven year old tenor saxophonist and educator from Roxbury, Massachusetts. His love and pursuit of music directed him to the Boston Arts Academy where he graduated in 2011 as both the Elma Lewis Graduate with distinction and the Louis Armstrong Jazz award. His effort […]

Dr. Omekongo Dibinga – Book Signing & Live Performance!

Join us for a book signing of “Lies About Black People” and a rare live performance in Boston by Dr. Omekongo Dibinga.  He is the UPstander. His life’s mission is to inspire all across the globe to take a stand when they witness an injustice, no matter how small or large. A John Maxwell Team “Top […] Presents Ray Greene

Sun-Music presents the Voice of Santana and Tower of Power, Ray Greene, performing classic songs and celebrating his latest album release “Stay”. Ray Greene is a singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist living in Columbia, South Carolina. He received a degree in Music Performance from the world-renowned Berklee College of Music. Brought up in the shadows of […]