Sunday, October 13 @ 5PMThe Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia pre-concert talk with Donald and Gavin @ 4pm in the Burleigh Cruikshank Memorial Chapel a world premiere from Gavin Bryarsbased on the essay by Wendell Berry “Eating is a political act.” — Wendell Berry Finall...
Sunday, October 13 2019 5:00 PM — 6:30 PM
The Crossing @ Chorus AmericaKile Smith's The Arc in the Sky Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 5pm Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square Though Kile Smith has written several uniquely idiomatic works for us, his 2018 setting of journal entries and poems of Robert Lax is epic ...
Friday, June 28 2019 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM
Who are we? Where are we going? Anywhere? Nowhere? a choral-theater work over three years in the making in collaboration with Klockriketeatern and composer Robert Maggio Based on the novel by Nobel Prize-winner Harry Martinson, Aniara follows the physical and emotional voyage of a g...
Thu, Jun 20 2019 7:30 PM — Sun, Jun 23 2019 6:00 PM
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