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Auditions

Auditions are open for Metropolitan Chorale. See the auditions page for more information.

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: American Stories. Aaron Copland: A Lincoln Portrait (Narrated by NPR’s Here & Now co-host Robin Young); Halsey Stevens: The Ballad of William Sycamore; Charles Ives: The Circus Band; David Conte: Elegy for Matthew; Howard Hanson: Song of Democracy; Lee Hoiby:Last Letter Home; and selections from the musical Ragtime. In collaboration with the Brookline Symphony, Adam Boyles, conductor. All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA

iCal 3:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: American Stories. Aaron Copland: A Lincoln Portrait (Narrated by NPR’s Here & Now co-host Robin Young); Halsey Stevens: The Ballad of William Sycamore; Charles Ives: The Circus Band; David Conte: Elegy for Matthew; Howard Hanson: Song of Democracy; Lee Hoiby:Last Letter Home; and selections from the musical Ragtime. In collaboration with the Brookline Symphony, Adam Boyles, conductor. All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: Beethoven Mass. Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass in C Major, Op. 86; J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme." With Dana Schnitzer, Soprano; Oriana Dunlop, Mezzo-Soprano; Charles Blandy, Tenor; Matthew Wight, Bass; and orchestra, Tickets $25 Adults, $20 Seniors, Students, Coolidge Corner Theatre and WGBH Members, $15 Groups of 10 or more. All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: Carmina Burana Open Sing. Scores for Free. Beer for Sale. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline MA 02446

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: The Ecstasies Above. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music (quotes Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice in an ethereal setting); Jonathan Dove: The Passing of the Year (Dickinson and Tennyson); Tarik O’Regan: The Ecstasies Above (imaginatively portrays Edgar Allen Poe’s poem "Israfel"). All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: The Ecstasies Above. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music; Jonathan Dove: The Passing of the Year; Tarik O’Regan: The Ecstasies Above. All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Handel: Israel in Egypt. With The Zamir Chorale, Joshua Jacobson, Artistic Director. Presented with the generous support of the Seth Sprague Charitable Foundation and Educational Trust. New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Lost in the Stars. Hits from Broadway and the best of the American popular song with favorites by Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and more. Featuring internationally acclaimed baritone Justin Hopkins singing selections from Porgy and Bess, Les Misérables and Showboat. All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: Gioachino Rossini: Petite messe solennelle. With Giuseppe Verdi: Pater Noster. Deborah Selig, soprano; Sophie Michaux, mezzo-soprano; Omar Najmi, tenor; David Kravitz, baritone. All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: Sibelius, Symphony No. 4 | Vaughan Williams Dona nobis pacem. Sibelius: Symphony No. 4; Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem. Dana Vargas, soprano; Bradford Gleim, baritone. With the Brookline Symphony, Adam Boyles, conductor. Tickets: $25 Adults, $20 Students, Seniors, Coolidge Corner or WGBH Members, $15 Groups of 10 or more. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 3:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: Sibelius, Symphony No. 4 | Vaughan Williams Dona nobis pacem. Sibelius: Symphony No. 4; Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem. Dana Vargas, soprano; Bradford Gleim, baritone. With the Brookline Symphony, Adam Boyles, conductor. Tickets: $25 Adults, $20 Students, Seniors, Coolidge Corner or WGBH Members, $15 Groups of 10 or more. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: Choral Britannia: Masterpieces from the Cathedral Tradition and Beyond. Works by Parry, Finzi, Howells, MacMillan and Lennon/McCartney. Ian Watson, organ. Tickets $45 (preferred) and $35 general, $5 discount for students and seniors, available from http://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/10110012. Seating is general by section. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: George Frideric Handel: Dixit Dominus; Chandos Anthem No. 11, “Let God Arise”; Coronation Anthem No. 1, “Zadok the Priest”. All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline [MA]: Songs of Innocence. Steven Sametz: A Child’s Requiem (an oratorio composed in 2014 as a response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School); music by Rutter, Tormis, and Maxwell Davies. David Vanderwal, tenor; with the Handel and Haydn Society’s Young Women’s Choir. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: All-Night Vigil. Sergei Rachmaninoff: All Night Vigil First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Metropolitan Chorale presents Une vague du Souvenir (Wave of Remembrance). Gabriel Faurë: Requiem, Op. 48; Cantique de Jean Racine; Lili Boulanger: Psalm 129; Claude Debussy: Nocturnes. With the Brookline Symphony. Sonja Tengblad, soprano, and David McFerrin, baritone; Lisa Graham, conductor. With the Brookline Symphony, Andrew Altenbach, conductor. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 students and seniors, $35 preferred seating. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Metropolitan Chorale presents Une vague du Souvenir (Wave of Remembrance). Gabriel Faurë: Requiem, Op. 48; Cantique de Jean Racine; Lili Boulanger: Psalm 129; Claude Debussy: Nocturnes. With the Brookline Symphony. Sonja Tengblad, soprano, and David McFerrin, baritone; Lisa Graham, conductor. With the Brookline Symphony, Andrew Altenbach, conductor. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 students and seniors, $35 preferred seating. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Northern Lights. Music by Ēriks Ešenvalds and others from Iceland, Scandinavia and North America, accompanied by a light show. A Q&A with Director and Lighting Design Team will follow the performance. Tickets: $45 preferred seating, $35 adults ($5 off for seniors and members of WGBH and Coolidge Corner Theatre), $20 students. For parking details and coupons, visit http://greaterbostonparking.com/harvard.html or call 617-491-0801. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing - R. Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem. All are welcome. No reservations necessary. Invite your friends. Bring your own score or borrow one from us. Dr. Lisa Graham, Music Director of the Metropolitan Chorale, will be conducting. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale and Commonwealth Chorale [MA]: Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem. The combined voices of the Metropolitan and Commonwealth Chorales (180+ voices) present Verdi's titanic masterpiece under the baton of Lisa Graham. Antonia Tamer, soprano; Vera Savage, mezzo-soprano; Yeghishe Manucharyan, tenor; James Harrington, bass. Tickets: $35 general admission, $45 preferred seating, $30 seniors, $10 student rush with ID; free with the EBT Card. Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: The Creative Impulse. Protest. Resist. Persist. Songs born from struggle have broken barriers and united people the world over. With repertoire from the Holocaust, the Baltic Singing Revolution, the Civil Rights Movement, and other periods of unrest from around the globe, the Metropolitan Chorale explores music as an agent of change. With WGBH's Jim Braude and Margery Eagan as narrators. Audience members will have opportunity to lend their own voices to the experience. All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. The Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore and The Medieval Bestiary. Gian Carlo Menotti: The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore; R. Murray Schafer: A Medieval Bestiary. Fantastical creatures come alive in our collaboration with the Puppet Showplace Theater (https://www.puppetshowplace.org/), featuring the Callithumpian Consort (http://www.callithumpian.org/). First Church In Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 6:30 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing - Beer Choir style! Join the Metropolitan Chorale for our Summer Sing at Turtle Swamp's Beer Garden. We'll gather together to sing some classic choral chestnuts, anthems, and choruses, as well as selections from the Beer Choir Hymnal, under the direction of Lisa Graham. You'll have a chance to meet singers and join voices while enjoying some fabulous local craft brews. Your $20 admission ticket includes your first beer and all the music you'll need for the evening. See https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10438789. Beer consumption is not required to have a great time with us, so we would love to have you even if beer isn't your thing. Turtle Swamp - Roslindale Substation, 4228 Washington Street, Roslindale MA 02131

iCal 3:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Music inspired by the World’s Fair. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 7:30 PM. New Philharmonia Orchestra / Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Music for All. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9. Rachele Schmiege, soprano; Britt Brown, mezzo-soprano; Omar Najmi, tenor; Ryne Cherry, baritone. Tom Vignieri: World premiere, a New Phil anniversary commission. First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton MA 02459

iCal 3:00 PM. New Philharmonia Orchestra / Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Music for All. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9. Rachele Schmiege, soprano; Britt Brown, mezzo-soprano; Omar Najmi, tenor; Ryne Cherry, baritone. Tom Vignieri: World premiere, a New Phil anniversary commission. First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton MA 02459

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