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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

Saturday, February 3, 2018

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

Gioachino Rossini - Overture and selections from La Cenerentola
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Selections from Bon Bon Suite
Fanny Hensel - "Morgengruss" from Gartenlieder
Maurice Ravel - Pavane pour une enfant défunte
Robert Schumann - "Im Sommertagen rüste den Schlitten"
Priscilla Mague - "A Prayer of Invocation" from A Quinary Set of Prayers
Gabriel Fuaré - Pavane
Charles Gounod - Roméo et Juliette, Introduction and "L'heure s'envole"
Liza Lehmann - "Queen of Hearts" from Nonsense Songs from Alice in Wonderland
Pauline Viardot - "Bonjour mon coeur"
Henry Purcell - Selections from King Arthur

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.


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Recent Performances

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Fall 2017 concert poster

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a PDF version of our concert poster

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September 9, 2017 Concert Program

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

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

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


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

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




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

- Frank Kumiega, Percussionist