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Music in Saxony in the time of Bach

Saturday, October 24, 2015 at  7:30pm

4th Annual Portland Early Music Festival

“Music in Saxony in the time of Bach”

Portland Conservatory of Music

202 Woodford Street, Portland, ME

SaxonyElectoral Saxony in the 18th century boasted one of the finest musical establishments in all of Europe, between the Hofkapelle in Dresden and Bach’s musical activities at Leipzig’s Thomaskirche. The program includes secular cantatas by Johann David Heinichen and Antonio Vivaldi; a bassoon sonata by Johann Friedrich Fasch; keyboard works by J.S. Bach; and lute works by Silvius Leopold Weiss.

Featuring Joëlle Morris, mezzo-soprano; Gavin Black, harpsichord; Charles (Chip) Kaufmann, bassoon; and Timothy Burris, lute and theorbo.

http://www.portlandearlymusic.com/portland-early-music-festival/

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ARTober: Lucas Richman and Joelle Morris

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Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 at 7PM

“ARTober in Paris”

Nocturnem Draft Haus, Bangor, ME

ARToberIt’s ARTober in Paris when BSO Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman teams up with French chanteuse Joëlle Morris for an evening of French-inspired selections from the worlds of cabaret, Broadway, and opera. Highlights will include a preview of the BSO’s production of La Boheme and works by Edith Piaf. This event is FREE and part of the City of Bangor’s ARTober celebrations.   At the Nocturnem Draft Haus, Bangor

http://heyevent.com/event/udzl4wjcfhiyka/artober-lucas-richman-joelle-morris

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CODA Chorus: Haydn, Handel, and Hark the Herald Angels Sing!

Saturday,  December 12, 2015, 3:00 and 7:00 PM

Haydn, Handel, and Hark the Herald Angels Sing!

at Hope Baptist Church,  Manchester, ME

xmas music tree greenJoin the CODA chorus for their Annual Christmas Concert featuring Haydn’s Missa Brevis No.7 in B flat major, “Sancti Joannis de Deo” and crowd favorites such as Happy Xmas by John Lennon and Wonderful Christmastime by Paul McCartney.

http://codachorus.com/

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Sprintime in Paris 2016

Saturday, April 9th, 2016,  6-9:30 PM

“Springtime in Paris”

Le Club Calumet, 334 Northern Avenue, Augusta

Tour eiffelImagine listening to the songs of Edith Piaf. Excellent food, with exquisite CanCan women showing you to your table. We invite you to escape – briefly – Maine’s mud and cold, and enjoy “Springtime in Paris’ at Le Club Calumet in Augusta, Saturday, April 9th, 2015 from 6-9:30 p.m.  Sponsored by French at UMA and the Maine French Heritage Language Program, come enjoy the French “joie de vivre” in a lively and fun setting!   Concert sung both in French and English

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Belle Epoque

Sunday, August 9th, 2015 at 6pm

Festival la Belle Époque

“L’heure Exquise – L’art de la mélodie à La Belle Époque”

Evian-Les-Bains, France

Belle epoqueAvec Joelle Morris (mezzo-soprano) et Émile Couturier (piano)

Les années 1900 ont porté en France l’art du chant à des sommets de raffinement et de grâce. Des compositeurs tels que Gabriel Fauré, Claude Debussy et Reynaldo Hahn ont su transposé les vers des plus grands (Verlaine, Baudelaire…) dans un univers sonore d’une incomparable délicatesse. Un concert de rêve, pour clore le festival et se laisser emporter bien au-delà des nuages…

https://sites.google.com/site/melumiere/

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CODA Chorus Presents: An American Musical Tapestry

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Sunday, May 3rd, at 7pm

CODA Chorus Presents: An American Musical Tapestry

Hope Baptist Church, Rt. 202,  Manchester

FlagJoin the CODA Chorus on Sunday May 3rd 2015 at the Hope Baptist Church in Manchester, for their spring concert featuring a compilation of 20th cent. American music, including songs by Aaron Copland, Gershwin, a rousing Missa Festiva by John Leavitt, Appalachian songs and old favorites such as Gift to be Simple and  Shenandoah.   Featuring the Winthrop area Handbell ringers and instrument soloists.

http://codachorus.com/

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J.S. Bach Saint John Passion

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Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 7:30pm

Friday, May 1st at 7:30pm

J.S. Bach St. John’s Passion – Alto Soloist

Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College, brunswick

St johns passion Please join us for this very timely production of the Bach masterpiece the Saint John Passion. Bach sets the story of the Crucifixion of Jesus with some of his most moving and dramatic music. This performance is conducted by Tony Antolini, featuring distinguished Solists,the Bowdoin Chorus and the Mozart Mentors Orchestra.

http://www.bowdoin.edu/calendar/event.jsp?bid=741500&rid=86652

 

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Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music and Anton Bruckner Te Deum

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Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 3pm 

Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music and

Anton Bruckner Te Deum – Alto Soloist 

Bangor Symphony Orchestra 

Collins Center for the Arts, Bangor, ME

Bangor Symphony OrchestraThe BSO’s 119th season closes with a program of uplifting and spiritual works, beginning with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon’s blue cathedral. The concert also features Brahms’ Variation on a Theme of Joseph Haydn before the orchestra is joined by the University of Maine Singers and Oratorio Society for Vaughan-Williams’ Serenade to Music. The program and season concludes appropriately with Bruckner’s larger than life setting of the Te Deum, a performance you won’t want to miss!

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“Springtime in Paris”

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Saturday, March 14th  2015,  6-9:30 PM

“Springtime in Paris”

Le Club Calumet, 334 Northern Avenue, Augusta

Tour eiffelImagine listening to the songs of Edith Piaf. Excellent food, with exquisite CanCan women showing you to your table. We invite you to escape – briefly – Maine’s mud and cold, and enjoy “Springtime in Paris’ at Le Club Calumet in Augusta, Saturday, March 14, 2014 from 6-9:30 p.m.  Sponsored by French at UMA and the Maine French Heritage Language Program,  come enjoy the French “joie de vivre” in a lively and fun setting!       Concert sung both in French and English

http://www.calumetclub.com/

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Bangor Symphony Soirée

 

Saturday, March 7th,  at 6-10 pm

Bangor Symphony Fundraiser

Grace Theatre at Husson University,  Bangor

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Join us for our seventh annual Symphony Soiree, which will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015, 6-10 p.m., at the Gracie Theatre at Husson University in Bangor. All proceeds will benefit the Bangor Symphony and Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras. The evening will feature performances by members of the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras and guest pianist Norman Krieger and vocalist Joelle Morris with Maestro Lucas Richman, as well as a live and silent auction with many fabulous items!

http://www.bangorsymphony.org/page/866-608/symphony-soiree