Worcester Chorus, Dr. Gerald Mack, Music Director
November 6, 2004 8 p.m., United Congregational Church, Worcester:
Masterpieces from the British Isles: Dona Nobis Pacem by Vaughan Williams,
Requiem by Rutter.
December 4, 2004 8 p.m., Mechanics Hall, Worcester:
Messiah by Handel, with soloists and the Worcester Symphony Orchestra.
April 10, 2005 4 p.m., United Congregational Church, Worcester:
Musical Interlude for a Spring Afternoon: Music by Bruckner, Mozart, Palestrina and Persichetti.
June 4, 2005 8 p.m., Alden Hall, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester:
In the Sunlight and Shadow: Folk Songs and Spirituals. A Tribute to Robert Shaw.
The Master Singers of Worcester, Malcolm Halliday, Artistic Director
December 11, 2004 4 p.m., Wesley Methodist Church, Worcester:
The 4th Annual Boars Head Festival, a modern version of a medieval holiday celebration.
March 5, 2005 8 p.m., First Unitarian Church, Worcester:
Two Women of Canada: Voices of Earth by Ruth Watson Henderson, Requiem by Eleanor Daley.
May 7, 2005 8 p.m., Alden Hall, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester:
A Schubertiad: includes the Mass in Bb Major, Psalm 93, and songs celebrating life and love.
Assabet Valley Mastersingers, Dr. Robert Eaton, Director
November 14, 2004 4 p.m., St. Marks School, Southborough:
The Seasons by Haydn.
December 12, 2004 3 p.m., St. Marys Church, Shrewsbury:
March 6, 2005 4 p.m., St. Rose of Lima Church, Northborough:
Lux Aeterna by Lauridsen, Magnificat by Raminsh.
May 7, 2005 8 p.m., St. Marks School, Southborough:
Night at the Opera: Opera choruses and solos.
Harvard Pro Musica, F. John Adams, Music Director
November 28 2004 4 p.m. First Church of Christ (Bulfinch Church), Lancaster:
Fall Holiday Concert: Christmas Cantata by Pinkham, music by Sweelinck, Mozart,
Herzogenberg, Waring, and a Carol sing-a-long.
April 9, 2005 8 p.m. St. Matthews Methodist Church, Acton:
All Mozart: Mass in D minor, Mass in Bb Major,
Vesperae de Dominica, and Litaniae de Beata Virgine.
Stow Festival Chorus, Barbara Jones, Director
November 21, 2004 3 p.m., Hale Middle School, Stow Center:
Mass in C minor, K. 427 by Mozart. Also Mozart Concerto in E-flat, K. 365 for two pianos.
March 13, 2005 3 p.m., Hale Middle School, StowCenter:
Stabat Mater by Dvorak.
May 22, 2005 4 p.m., Firs tParish Church, Stow Center:
Spring Concert: Settings of Songs from Shakespeare.
Greater Gardner Community Choir, Directed by Diane Cushing and Mary Durling
December 19, 2004 4:00 p.m., Mount Wachusett Community College Auditorium, Gardner:
Glorias through the Ages.
May 22, 2005 4 p.m., Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner
Flights of Fancy: Fancies by John Rutter, and other joys of Spring.
Salisbury Singers, Dr. Michelle Graveline, Director
November 13, 2004 7:30 p.m., Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Assumption College, Worcester:
Voices of the Earth: Missa Gaia by Paul Winter, Crying for a Dream by Rene Clausen,
with the Assumption College Chorale and the Worcester Childrens Chorus.
February 13, 2005 3 p.m., Greendale Peoples Church, Worcester:
A Spiritual Tradition: a concert of Spirituals and Gospel Music.
June 11, 2005 7 p.m., St. Pauls Cathedral, Worcester:
A Royal Occasion: Coronation Mass by Mozart, Coronation Anthems by Handel,
with the Arcadia Players historical performance ensemble.
Charles River Chorale, Roy S. Kelley, Director
December 11, 2004 7:30 p.m., Millis High School, Millis:
Carols! Carols!! Carols!!!, Annual Christmas Concert:
new arrangements of familiar carols, secular and sacred, plus sing-a-long.
May 7, 2005 7:30 p.m., Millis High School, Millis:
Spring Concert: Trial by Jury by Gilbert and Sullivan, Nice and Easy music
from the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, American folk music, music by Butler and Pfautsch.