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iCal 3:00 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: From Darkness To Light. Music of J.S. Bach, John Taverner, Ola Gjeilo and Morten Lauridsen's Lux Aeterna. College Street Congregational Church, 265 College St, Burlington VT 05401 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: Benjamin Britten Centenary Choral Concert. The Burlington Choral Society (Richard Riley, Artistic Director) celebrates the 100th birthday of Benjamin Britten. Included on the program are two of Britten's beloved cantatas, Saint Nicolas and Rejoice in the Lamb, as well as excerpts from the gorgeous Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings. St. Nicolas tells the story of the legendary fourth-century gift-giving saint, whose notable miracles included resurrecting three boys pickled in brine and saving sailors from a shipwreck. Rejoice in the Lamb sets portions of the remarkable Jubilate Agno written from an asylum by 18th-century poet-mystic Christopher Smart. Two songs from the elegiac Serenade will showcase lyric tenor Adam Hall. Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 2 Cherry St., Burlington VT 05402 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: François Joseph Gossec: Requiem Mass (1760) for chorus and orchestra. With Mary Bonhag, soprano; Melissa Dickerson, soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor; Benjamin Dickerson, baritone. A truly revolutionary piece of music, full of great ideas that influenced the Requiems of Mozart and Berlioz. It was the piece that was performed to honor the dead following the storming of the Bastille in 1789. $25 General Seating, $20 for Students and Seniors. Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael's College, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester VT 05446 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: George Frideric Handel: Solomon. Elley Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Ave, Colchester VT 05446

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: Music from Estonia, Home of the Singing Revolution. Works of Arvo Pärt; Tõnu Kõrvits; the premiere of a work by Estonian-American composer Lembit Beecher; with some well-known anthems from the Estonian Song Festival. With BCS string ensemble. Elley Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Ave, Colchester VT 05446

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: Exploring Estonian Music. Tõnu Kõrvits: Kreek's Notebook (based on Estonian sacred folk melodies collected by Cyrillus Kreek); Lembit Beecher: new commissioned work; Arvo Pärt: Magnificat; Estonian Lullaby; Estonian orchestral works; and three songs that from the Estonian Song Festival. Tickets: $25 General Admission, $20 Students and Seniors. Elley Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester VT 05446

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio. Elley Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester VT 05446

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: Alexander's Feast. G. F. Handel Alexander's Feast. College Street Congregational Church, 265 College Street, Burlington VT 05401

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: A Baltic Heartbeat: Choral Music From Latvia. Lūcija Garūta: Dievs, Tava Zeme Deg! (God, Thy Earth is Aflame!) (cantata for tenor, baritone, choir, and organ); Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars with tuned wine goblets; Long Road; Pēteris Vasks: The Fruit of Silence; Imant Raminsh: Ave Verum Corpus; and two pieces sung at the Latvian Song Festival: Līgo! (“Sway!”) and Pūt vējiņi ("Blow Winds"). Elley Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester VT 05446

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: Birthday Odes. Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; G.F. Handel: Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne; Henry Purcell: Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary, “Come Ye Sons of Art”. College Street Congregational Church, 265 College Street, Burlington VT 05401

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: Sunset, Sunrise. Music for Lent and Easter that moves from tragic to festive. Bob Chilcott: St. John Passion (first Vermont performance); John Taverner Dum Transisset Sabbatum; Pietro Mascagni: Easter hymn from Cavalleria Rusticana. Adam Hall, tenor (Evangelist); Matt Sullivan, bass-baritone (Jesus); David Neiweem, baritone (Pontius Pilate), Chayah Lichtig, soprano; Jenny Bower, organ, Richard Riley, conductor. With orchestra. Tickets: $25 adult, $20 student. College Street Congregational Church, 265 College Street, Burlington VT 05401

iCal 4:00 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: Sunset, Sunrise. Music for Lent and Easter that moves from tragic to festive. Bob Chilcott: St. John Passion (first Vermont performance); John Taverner Dum Transisset Sabbatum; Pietro Mascagni: Easter hymn from Cavalleria Rusticana. Adam Hall, tenor (Evangelist); Matt Sullivan, bass-baritone (Jesus); David Neiweem, baritone (Pontius Pilate), Chayah Lichtig, soprano; Jenny Bower, organ, Richard Riley, conductor. With orchestra. Tickets: $25 adult, $20 student. Unitarian Church, 130 Main Street, Montpelier VT 05602

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