Concert Calendar

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iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Before Bach: Music for Peace in a Time of War. Cantatas and Motets for four, five and eight voices by German composers before J. S. Bach: Heinrich Schütz, Franz Tunder, Dietrich Buxtehude, and Johann Pachelbel. Performed by Crescendo Chorus, soloists and period instrument orchestra, with voices from the Berkshire Children's Choir and local area schools. With Julianne Baird, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; Steven A. Fasano, baritone and Jordan Rose Lee, mezzo soprano & Douglas Schmolze, tenor. Directed by Christine Gevert. Pre-concert talks about the music and the historic context will begin 30 minutes before the concerts. For more information, email roberta.roll@gmail.com. First Congregational Church, 251 Main St, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Before Bach: Music for Peace in a Time of War. Cantatas and Motets for four, five and eight voices by German composers before J. S. Bach: Heinrich Schütz, Franz Tunder, Dietrich Buxtehude, and Johann Pachelbel. Performed by Crescendo Chorus, soloists and period instrument orchestra, with voices from the Berkshire Children's Choir and local area schools. With Julianne Baird, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; Steven A. Fasano, baritone and Jordan Rose Lee, mezzo soprano & Douglas Schmolze, tenor. Directed by Christine Gevert. Pre-concert talks about the music and the historic context will begin 30 minutes before the concerts. For more information, email roberta.roll@gmail.com. Trinity Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Rd, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Music from Two Hemispheres. Jaime Soto: Misa Andina (US premiere); with sacred choral works by the Norwegian, New York–based composer Ola Gjeilo, With Latin American soloists and an ensemble of Andean folk instruments, led by the Alturas Duo. The Misa Andina, composed in 1980, combines traditional Catholic elements with Chilean folklore. The meditative character and contemporary tonality of Gjeilo's a cappella pieces stand in contrast to the bright, rhythmical sounds of the Misa Andina. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email kim@worldclassmusic.org. First Congregational Church, 251 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Music from Two Hemispheres. Jaime Soto: Misa Andina (US premiere); with sacred choral works by the Norwegian, New York–based composer Ola Gjeilo, With Latin American soloists and an ensemble of Andean folk instruments, led by the Alturas Duo. The Misa Andina, composed in 1980, combines traditional Catholic elements with Chilean folklore. The meditative character and contemporary tonality of Gjeilo's a cappella pieces stand in contrast to the bright, rhythmical sounds of the Misa Andina. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email kim@worldclassmusic.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Rd., Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Sounds that Transform: The “Italian-Argentinian Bach,” Domenico Zipoli. Domenico Zipoli: Missa San Ignacio; Vespers San Ignacio (excerpts); Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata, “Nach Dir, Herr, verlanget mich” (For Thee, O Lord, I long), BWV 150; Cantata, “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland” (Now come, Savior of the heathens), BWV 61. Crescendo Choir and Youth Singers; Crescendo Period Instrument Orchestra and Andean Instruments; Julianne Baird, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; Pablo Bustos, tenor; Christine Gevert, conductor. Zipoli’s compositions are equal in artistry and style to his Italian Catholic contemporaries (such as Antonio Vivaldi), but they were composed in Argentina to teach sacred music to the indigenous population of the Jesuit settlements of the region. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email crescendo@worldclassmusic.org. First Congregational Church, 251 Main St, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Sounds that Transform: The “Italian-Argentinian Bach,” Domenico Zipoli. Domenico Zipoli: Missa San Ignacio; Vespers San Ignacio (excerpts); Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata, “Nach Dir, Herr, verlanget mich” (For Thee, O Lord, I long), BWV 150; Cantata, “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland” (Now come, Savior of the heathens), BWV 61. Crescendo Choir and Youth Singers; Crescendo Period Instrument Orchestra and Andean Instruments; Julianne Baird, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; Pablo Bustos, tenor; Christine Gevert, conductor. Zipoli’s compositions are equal in artistry and style to his Italian Catholic contemporaries (such as Antonio Vivaldi), but they were composed in Argentina to teach sacred music to the indigenous population of the Jesuit settlements of the region. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email crescendo@worldclassmusic.org. Trinity Episcopal Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Rd, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: In that Time – In this Time: from Monteverdi to Whitacre. Claudio Monteverdi: Missa In illo tempore; Christoph Demantius: Motets for six voices; Eric Whitacre: Alleluia; Oculi omnium; Lux Aurumque Crescendo Chorus and Vocal Ensemble will perform a cappella, and accompanied only by a Basso Continuo group of period instruments: Organ, Baroque Violoncello and Violone. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. First Congregational Church, 251 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: In that Time – In this Time: from Monteverdi to Whitacre. Claudio Monteverdi: Missa In illo tempore; Christoph Demantius: Motets for six voices; Eric Whitacre: Alleluia; Oculi omnium; Lux Aurumque Crescendo Chorus and Vocal Ensemble will perform a cappella, and accompanied only by a Basso Continuo group of period instruments: Organ, Baroque Violoncello and Violone. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Remember and Rejoice! A Te Deum and a Requiem for a Prince. Pietro Torri (1650-1737): Missa Pro Defunctis (for Chorus (five voices), soli, trumpet, oboes, strings and basso continuo); Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (1690-1749): Te Deum (for Chorus, soli, three trumpets, timpani, strings and basso continuo). Julianne Baird, soprano; Alicia DePaolo, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; John Cox, tenor; Kevin Maynor, bass. Pre-concert talk 30 min. before performance. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. First Congregational Church, 251 Main St., Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Remember and Rejoice! A Te Deum and a Requiem for a Prince. Pietro Torri (1650-1737): Missa Pro Defunctis (for Chorus (five voices), soli, trumpet, oboes, strings and basso continuo); Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (1690-1749): Te Deum (for Chorus, soli, three trumpets, timpani, strings and basso continuo). Julianne Baird, soprano; Alicia DePaolo, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; John Cox, tenor; Kevin Maynor, bass. Pre-concert talk 30 min. before performance. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Rd., Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Trumpets and Angels: A Baroque Christmas Story. H. Schütz: Weihnachtshistorie; M. Praetorius: Motets for Choir and Brass. Concert time subject to change. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Kellogg Music Center, Bard College of Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Elizabethan Music and the Sounds of Hamlet. Juan Mesa: a world premiere based on three quotes from Shakespeare’s Hamlet; and madrigals and motets by William Byrd, Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Morley, Thomas Tallis, Thomas Weelkes, and John Wilbye (including a selection of madrigals from the 1601 collection The Triumphs of Oriana,). With the viola da gamba ensemble Arcadia Viols. Laurence Wallach, continuo organ. Artistic Director Christine Gevert conducts. Tickets: $30 general, $50 premium seating. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@worldclassmusic.org. First Congregational Church, 251 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Elizabethan Music and the Sounds of Hamlet. Juan Mesa: a world premiere based on three quotes from Shakespeare’s Hamlet; and madrigals and motets by William Byrd, Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Morley, Thomas Tallis, Thomas Weelkes, and John Wilbye (including a selection of madrigals from the 1601 collection The Triumphs of Oriana,). With the viola da gamba ensemble Arcadia Viols. Laurence Wallach, continuo organ. Artistic Director Christine Gevert conducts. Tickets: $30 general, $50 premium seating. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@worldclassmusic.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Rd., Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: O For the Wings of a Dove: Sacred Music by Felix Mendelssohn. Jordan Rose Lee, soprano; Ron M'Sadoques, tenor; Juan Mesa, organ. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. St. Mary Church, 76 Sharon Rd, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Praise & Gratitude: Renaissance to Modern Choral Music. Palestrina: Jubilate Deo; Pachelbel: Now Thank we all our God; Telemann: Kapitänsmusik 1730 (excerpts), Mendelssohn: “Te Deum a 8,” “Denn er hat seinen Engeln” (excerpts); Villa-Lobos: Bachiana No. 5; Gjeilo: Ubi Caritas, Farias: Oceana (excerpts); Mers: Paintings in Song: Vision of Norman Rockwell (excerpts). For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Congregational Church, 251 Main St, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 5:30 PM. Crescendo [MA]: The Adventure Continues! A Second Preview of Paintings in Song. John Myers: Visions of Norman Rockwell. Checkers, Freedom from Fear, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want. In collaboration with the Berkshire Children’s Chorus. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183, Stockbridge MA 01262

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: In Dulci Jubilo/Sweet Rejoicing – Early Baroque Holiday Music. Christmas Motets for 4 to 8 Voices and Organ by Michael Praetorius, Giovanni Gabrieli, Salvatore Sacchi, A. Hammerschmidt, and Chr. Demantius. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Kellogg Music Center, Bard College of Simon's Rock, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: In Dulci Jubilo/Sweet Rejoicing – Early Baroque Holiday Music. Christmas Motets for 4 to 8 Voices and Organ by Michael Praetorius, Giovanni Gabrieli, Salvatore Sacchi, A. Hammerschmidt, and Chr. Demantius. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Norman Rockwell and Alice Parker: Visions of America in Art and Song. John Myers: Paintings in Song: Visions by Norman Rockwell, a commissioned multimedia work with projection animated images by Norman Rockwell and “Americana” Choral Arrangements by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Saint James Place, 352 Main St., Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 7:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Norman Rockwell and Alice Parker: Visions of America in Art and Song. John Myers: Paintings in Song: Visions by Norman Rockwell, a commissioned multimedia work with projection animated images by Norman Rockwell and “Americana” Choral Arrangements by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. St. James Place, 352 Main St., Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Norman Rockwell and Alice Parker: Visions of America in Art and Song. John Myers: Paintings in Song: Visions by Norman Rockwell, a commissioned multimedia work with projection animated images by Norman Rockwell and “Americana” Choral Arrangements by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Mattison Hall, 1 Macedonia Road, Kent CT 06757

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Through Truth We Triumph – From Martin Luther to J.S. Bach. Music by Bach, Telemann, Schütz, Luther and others. Honoring the Reformation’s 500th Anniversary. With Chris Belluscio, Natural Trumpet and Baroque Period Instruments. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Through Truth We Triumph – From Martin Luther to J.S. Bach. Music by Bach, Telemann, Schütz, Luther and others. Honoring the Reformation’s 500th Anniversary. With Chris Belluscio, Natural Trumpet and Baroque Period Instruments. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Three Wise Kings Follow a Star. Spanish Polyphony and Latin American Folk Songs of the Renaissance—works by Morales, Enzina, Guerrero and Araujo. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble with Soprano Baroque Guitarist Salome Sandoval, and Latin American and Baroque Period Instruments. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. St. James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 3:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Three Wise Kings Follow a Star. Spanish Polyphony and Latin American Folk Songs of the Renaissance—works by Morales, Enzina, Guerrero and Araujo. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble with Soprano Baroque Guitarist Salome Sandoval, and Latin American and Baroque Period Instruments. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Songs of the Soul – Sensual and Spiritual Renaissance Voices. Josquin des Prez: Mass L’Homme Armeé; Leonhard Lechner: The Song of Solomon. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble, Organ, Dramatic Recitation and Dancers. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. St. James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Songs of the Soul – Sensual and Spiritual Renaissance Voices. Josquin des Prez: Mass L’Homme Armeé; Leonhard Lechner: The Song of Solomon. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble, Organ, Dramatic Recitation and Dancers. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Dixit Dominus – The Voices of Order Over Chaos. G.F. Handel: Dixit Dominus; Antonio Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus. Michele Kennedy, soprano; Jennifer Tvo, soprano; Jordan Rose Lee, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; David Vanderwal, tenor; Enrico Lagasca, baritone; Christine Gevert, conductor. With Baroque Period Instrument Orchestra For more information, call 860-435-4866. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Dixit Dominus – The Voices of Order Over Chaos. G.F. Handel: Dixit Dominus; Antonio Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus. Michele Kennedy, soprano; Jennifer Tvo, soprano; Jordan Rose Lee, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; David Vanderwal, tenor; Enrico Lagasca, baritone; Christine Gevert, conductor. With Baroque Period Instrument Orchestra For more information, call 860-435-4866. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Laudate Pueri Dominum – Praise the Lord, Ye Children. Countertenor Nicholas Tamagna and Young Baroque Artists sing virtuosic works by Johann A. Hasse. Christine Gevert, Harpsichord. For more information, call 860-435-4866. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Laudate Pueri Dominum – Praise the Lord, Ye Children. Countertenor Nicholas Tamagna and Young Baroque Artists sing virtuosic works by Johann A. Hasse. Christine Gevert, Harpsichord. For more information, call 860-435-4866. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: The Sound of the Trumpet—Celebrating Life in England & New England. This program features two “Requiems” and two “Jubilates” of different eras. Henry Purcell: Funeral Sentences and Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary; Jubilate Deo; Scott Perkins: A New England Requiem; Jubilate Deo; John Taverner: A Song for Athene. Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor. With period brass, strings, basso continuo and organ. Christine Gevert, conductor. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: The Sound of the Trumpet—Celebrating Life in England & New England. This program features two “Requiems” and two “Jubilates” of different eras. Henry Purcell: Funeral Sentences and Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary; Jubilate Deo; Scott Perkins: A New England Requiem; Jubilate Deo; John Taverner: A Song for Athene. Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor. With period brass, strings, basso continuo and organ. Christine Gevert, conductor. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 5:30 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Music in the Museum: Paintings in Song. John Myers: Paintings in Song, (a multimedia composition of nine choral pieces based on Norman Rockwell’s paintings, including "The Four Freedoms"). With the Berkshire Children’s Chorus and instrumentalists, including the composer, all directed by Christine Gevert. One highlight is “Freedom from Want,” which portrays the American values associated with the Thanksgiving celebration. A collaboration between the Norman Rockwell Museum, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Berkshire Children’s Chorus and Crescendo. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Road / Route 183, Stockbridge MA 01262 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Sublime Love: The life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in 17th century Latin American Music, Poetry and Image. Sor Juana Inés De la Cruz is considered one of the finest poets of the Spanish New World Golden Age. She was also a philosopher, scholar and composer. Her life will be depicted through music, artwork and poetry readings, including sacred and secular cantatas from the 1600s New World Colonies, featuring vocal compositions by Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco and his contemporaries. With the early music ensemble "El Fuego" from North Carolina, in a program designed by their Artistic Director, Salomé Sandoval. Salomé Sandoval, voice, baroque guitar and archlute; Malina Rauschenfels, voice and violoncello; Christine Gevert, organ and direction. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. St. James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Sublime Love: The life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in 17th century Latin American Music, Poetry and Image. Sor Juana Inés De la Cruz is considered one of the finest poets of the Spanish New World Golden Age. She was also a philosopher, scholar and composer. Her life will be depicted through music, artwork and poetry readings, including sacred and secular cantatas from the 1600s New World Colonies, featuring vocal compositions by Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco and his contemporaries. With the early music ensemble "El Fuego" from North Carolina, in a program designed by their Artistic Director, Salomé Sandoval. Salomé Sandoval, voice, baroque guitar and archlute; Malina Rauschenfels, voice and violoncello; Christine Gevert, organ and direction. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Concerto delle Donne—Consort of Ladies: Revolutionary Italian Vocal music of the late Renaissance. Sopranos Catherine Hancock, Rebecca Palmer and Jennifer Tyo, accompanied and directed by Christine Gevert on the organ and harpsichord, will perform works by the Ferrara court composer, Luzzascho Luzzaschi, as well as early Italian Baroque arias and duets by Monteverdi, Barbara Strozzi and others. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Concerto delle Donne—Consort of Ladies: Revolutionary Italian Vocal music of the late Renaissance. Sopranos Catherine Hancock, Rebecca Palmer and Jennifer Tyo, accompanied and directed by Christine Gevert on the organ and harpsichord, will perform works by the Ferrara court composer, Luzzascho Luzzaschi, as well as early Italian Baroque arias and duets by Monteverdi, Barbara Strozzi and others. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Princes of Light and Darkness--Motets and Madrigals by Monteverdi and Gesualdo. Sacred and secular motets by Claudio Monteverdi and Carlo Gesualdo. With Hideki Yamaya, theorbo and Crescendo Artistic Director Christine Gevert, organ and direction. Tickets: $35 general; $60 premium; $10 students. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email crescendo@worldclassmusic.org. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Princes of Light and Darkness--Motets and Madrigals by Monteverdi and Gesualdo. Sacred and secular motets by Claudio Monteverdi and Carlo Gesualdo. With Hideki Yamaya, theorbo and Crescendo Artistic Director Christine Gevert, organ and direction. Tickets: $35 general; $60 premium; $10 students. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email crescendo@worldclassmusic.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: The Mystical 16: The 1616 Settings of Psalm 116, and Contemporary Versions. Settings of Psalm 116 by Heinrich Schütz, Christoph Demantius and Johann Hermann Schein, as well as Gregorian Chant and works by Benedictus Ducis and Orlando di Lasso and J.S. Bach; modern settings of the psalm Jonny Priano and others will use contemporary poetry written for Crescendo by Bruce McEver, Frances Roth and Juliet Mattila. Three works commissioned for Crescendo will be premiered. With period instruments orchestra, Christine Gevert, director. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: The Mystical 16: The 1616 Settings of Psalm 116, and Contemporary Versions. Settings of Psalm 116 by Heinrich Schütz, Christoph Demantius and Johann Hermann Schein, as well as Gregorian Chant and works by Benedictus Ducis and Orlando di Lasso and J.S. Bach; modern settings of the psalm Jonny Priano and others will use contemporary poetry written for Crescendo by Bruce McEver, Frances Roth and Juliet Mattila. Three works commissioned for Crescendo will be premiered. With period instruments orchestra, Christine Gevert, director. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Baroque Splendor. Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat, BWV 234; George Frideric Handel: Coronation Anthems HWV 258-261; Aria and Chorales from J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, with opportunities for audience participation. Julianne Baird and Jennifer Tyo, sopranos; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; Philip Anderson, tenor; Joseph Charles Beutel, bass. With period instrument orchestra. Tickets: $35, $10 under 18 years; $100 premium, Benefit Concert. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Baroque Splendor. Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat, BWV 234; George Frideric Handel: Coronation Anthems HWV 258-261; Aria and Chorales from J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, with opportunities for audience participation. Julianne Baird and Jennifer Tyo, sopranos; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; Philip Anderson, tenor; Joseph Charles Beutel, bass. With period instrument orchestra. Tickets: $35, $10 under 18 years; $100 premium, Benefit Concert. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: A Tale of Divine Love and the River Spirit. Antonio de Líteres: Acis y Galatea, a zarzuela in two acts with a libretto by José de Cañizares; semi-staged performance. Salomé Sandoval, mezzo soprano (Acis), Baroque guitar, percussion and co-director; Catherine Hancock, soprano (Galatea); Malina Rauschenfels, mezzo soprano (Tisbe); Roman Testroet, baritone (Momo); Tom Schindler, (Polyphemo); with Crescendo’s Vocal Ensemble Singers and period instrument players Tricia Van Oers, recorder; Christa Patton, recorder and Baroque harp; Hideki Yamaya, Baroque guitar; Christine Gevert harpsichord, conductor. Tickets: $60 premium, $35 general, $10 under 18 years. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. St. James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: A Tale of Divine Love and the River Spirit. Antonio de Líteres: Acis y Galatea, a zarzuela in two acts with a libretto by José de Cañizares; semi-staged performance. Salomé Sandoval, mezzo soprano (Acis), Baroque guitar, percussion and co-director; Catherine Hancock, soprano (Galatea); Malina Rauschenfels, mezzo soprano (Tisbe); Roman Testroet, baritone (Momo); Tom Schindler, (Polyphemo); with Crescendo’s Vocal Ensemble Singers and period instrument players Tricia Van Oers, recorder; Christa Patton, recorder and Baroque harp; Hideki Yamaya, Baroque guitar; Christine Gevert harpsichord, conductor. Tickets: $60 premium, $35 general, $10 under 18 years. For more information, call 860-435-4866 or email info@crescendoberkshires.org. Lakeville United Methodist Church, 319 Main St, Lakeville CT 06039 (View flier)

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