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2017–2018 (Starting our Next Ten Years)

For information on our September 9, 2017 concert, click here

For information on our 2016-17 season, click here

Upcoming performances


Sunday, April 29, 2018

 Tapas - a concert of small ensemble works
4:00 p.m., First Church in Boston

Details to follow

 


 

Recent Performances

Saturday, February 3, 2018
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February 2018 Concert Poster

Join us February 3, 2018 for our annual benefit concert, "With Heart, In Time," in support of Waltham-based Project Pacer:

Charles Gounod
Introduction and "L'heure s'envole" from Roméo et Juliette

Fanny Hensel
"Morgengruss" from Gartenlieder

Liza Lehmann
"Queen of Hearts" from Nonsense Songs from Alice in Wonderland

Gabriel Fauré
Pavane

Franz Schubert
Dreifach ist der Schritt der Zeit

Gioachino Rossini
Overture and "Si, ritrovarla io giuro" from La Cenerentola

Priscilla Mague
"A Prayer of Invocation" from A Quinary Set of Prayers

Henry Purcell
"See we assemble" and "'Tis Love that Has Warmed Us" from King Arthur

Robert Schumann
Im Sommertagen rüste den Schlitten

Maurice Ravel
Pavane pour une enfant defunte

Pauline Viardot
Bonjour mon coeur

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
"The Watchman" and "Say, What Shall We Dance?" from Bon Bon Suite

 

Featuring musicians of Calliope presenting selections from English Folk Songs Collected from the Southern Appalachians, an anthology collected by Olive Dame Campbell and Cecil J. Sharp.

 

 

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Fall 2017 concert poster

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a PDF version of our concert poster

Click here for program notes and translations

 

September 9, 2017 Concert Program

Day
Lili Boulanger - Hymne au Soleil
Henry F. Gilbert - Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun

Dusk
Amy Beach - Dusk in June
Billy Joel - Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)
Augusta Read Thomas - Silent Moon

Night
Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre - Le Sommeil d'Ulisse (Symphonie sommeil)
Ethel Smyth - Sleepless Dreams
Johannes Brahms - In Stiller Nacht
Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony no. 45, IV - Adagio

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Night, cont.
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Endymion's Dream

Dawn
Aleksandr Borodin - In the Steppes of Central Asia
Augusta Read Thomas - The Rewaking

Day Returns
Franz Joseph Haydn - Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons) #12: The Sun Ascends

 

 

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"I get to participate in music with Calliope that I may only have
one opportunity in a lifetime to play."

- Frank Kumiega, Percussionist