Single tickets for most Seraphim concerts are $20 general admission and $15 senior/student.
American Guild of Organists, Boston Chapter – Women in Music Festival
Sunday, May 22, 2016, 4:00pm (Panel discussion at 2:00pm)
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton, MA
The Seraphim Singers reprises performances of choral works by leading women composers from its April “Renew the Face of the Earth” program, including Abbie Betinis, Patricia Van Ness, Gwyneth Walker, and Polina Nazaykinskaya. Also featuring a performance by organist Christa Rakich.
Free admission; visit the AGO-Boston website for more information.
“For heaven is a different thing”: Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry (Oct. 2015)
A world premiere by Richard J. Clark and works of Gerald Finzi, Carson Cooman, James Woodman, and others give voice to poetry by George Herbert, John Donne, Adam Wood, and Hildegard of Bingen. With Heinrich Christensen, organ. Click here for program listing and notes.
“All Flesh is Grass”: Reflections on Death and Eternity (Jan. 2016)
A trio of twentieth-century compositions – Distler’s Totentanz, Pizzetti’s Requiem, and Fissinger’s Lux aeterna – meditate on human frailty in the face of mortality and the hope for eternal rest. With Timothy Macri, flute. Click here for program listing and notes.
“Renew the Face of the Earth”: Celebrations of the Beauty of Creation (April 2016)
Reflections on the splendor of this fragile Earth, with works by Abbie Betinis, Patricia Van Ness, Gustav Holst, Gwyneth Walker, and a commissioned triptych from Polina Nazaykinskaya on the poetry of Sara Teasdale. With Frederick MacArthur, organ. Click here for program listing and notes. Click here to view a video preview of this concert.