This concert has been cancelled
Sat, Mar 30 2019 8:00 PM — Sun, Mar 31 2019 7:00 PM
For Joe a recollection honoring the life of Joseph Flummerfelt The CrossingDonald Nally, conductorwith John Grecia, keyboards, Doris Hall-Gulati, clarinet, and Arlen Hlusko, cello. Saturday March 30, 2019 at 8pm pre-concert talk with Donald at 7pm "Joe and The Crossing" The Crossing honor...
Saturday, March 30 2019 8:00 PM — 9:30 PM
“What is a man anyhow? What am I? What are you?” So asked Walt Whitman...and so we ask, as we contemplate our place in the universe.Bryars’ substantial new evening-length unaccompanied work for The Crossing, A Native Hill, sets texts by the American writer and environmental activist Wendell B...
Sunday, December 16 2018 5:00 PM — 6:30 PM
Are we called today to pacifism or activism?What do we protect, the integrity of capitalism or the health of the community? These questions lie at the root of poems by Thomas Merton, Denise Levertov, and Keith Garebian. Set by Gregory Spears, this new 30-minute work for strings and choir asks us...
Saturday, October 27 2018 8:00 PM — 9:30 PM
Saturday, June 30 at 8pmThe Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill Kile Smith's The Arc in the Sky (world premiere) Though Kile Smith has written several uniquely idiomatic works for us, we have long awaited this concert-length unaccompanied evening of music, setting journal entries and poems of ...
Saturday, June 30 2018 8:00 PM — 9:30 PM
Sunday, June 17 at 4pmThe Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill Benjamin C.S. Boyle’s Voyages (world premiere)Robert Convery’s Voyages We explore two stylistically diverse settings of one of the great poem cycles of the 20th century – Hart Crane’s masterpiece, Voyages. Robert Convery’s elegiac 1...
Sunday, June 17 2018 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM
Saturday, June 9 at 8pmThe Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill "Through wisdom is a house built, and by understanding it is established..." Rooted in the need to speak about our political environment, we usher in summer and our Month of Moderns festival with a concert of thought-provoking, tim...
Saturday, June 9 2018 8:00 PM — 10:00 PM
The Crossing @ Christmas sings of motherhood from the perspective of home, looking out across the landscapes and timespans over which our children must travel. Poignant reflections on the Nativity are interspersed with contemporary works by Gavin Bryars, Gabriel Jackson, Robert Convery, and Toiv...
Sunday, December 17 2017 5:00 PM — 6:30 PM
David Lang’s the national anthemsCaroline Shaw’s To the HandsTed Hearne’s Consent Caroline’s 2016 Seven Responses study on displacement and immigration is balanced with David’s meditation on the nature of national anthems: “I had the idea that if I looked carefully at every national anthem I mig...
Monday, November 13 2017 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Anonymous Man is a concert-length work from Bang on a Can composer Michael Gordon. The text is drawn from real life—Gordon's experiences living in a changing neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, meeting his future wife (the composer Julia Wolfe), raising a family, and especially encounters with two h...
Saturday, July 1 2017 8:00 PM — 9:30 PM