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New Year's Day 2014 with Boston Baroque

New Year's Day 2014 with Boston Baroque

Classical Concerts

Boston Baroque and Music Director Martin Pearlman ring in 2014 with an All-Bach concert at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge, Mass., hosted by WCRB's Cathy Fuller and Brian McCreath.

Handel's Messiah from Boston

Handel's Messiah from Boston

Classical Concerts

Dec. 2, 2012
Symphony Hall

The Handel and Haydn Society159th annual performance Handel's Messiah, with hosts Brian McCreath and Thomas Forrest Kelly

Karina Gauvin, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
James Gilchrist, tenor
Sumner Thompson, baritone
Chorus and Orchestra of the Handel and Haydn Society, Harry Christophers, conductor

Handel - Messiah

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(photo of the Handel and Haydn Society Chorus courtesy of the Handel and Haydn Society)

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 1

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 1

Classical Concerts

Martin Pearlman leads Boston Baroque in Handel's Messiah, recorded in concert at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on Dec. 8, 2012, with soprano Mary Wilson, mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero, tenor John McVeigh, and baritone Andrew Garland.

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 2

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 2

Classical Concerts

Martin Pearlman leads Boston Baroque in Handel's Messiah, recorded in concert at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on Dec. 8, 2012, with soprano Mary Wilson, mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero, tenor John McVeigh, and baritone Andrew Garland.

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 3

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 3

Classical Concerts

Martin Pearlman leads Boston Baroque in Handel's Messiah, recorded in concert at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on Dec. 8, 2012, with soprano Mary Wilson, mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero, tenor John McVeigh, and baritone Andrew Garland.

Love is Better than Wine, with the Tallis Scholars

Love is Better than Wine, with the Tallis Scholars

Classical Concerts

The Tallis Scholars, with director Peter Phillips, perform in concert at St. Paul Church in Cambridge, Mass., on Dec. 2, 2012, presented by Boston Early Music Festival.

On the program:

Michael Praetorius - Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen

Sebastian de Vivanco - Magnificat Octavi Toni

Orlando Lassus - Osculetur me (motet)

Orlando Lassus - Missa Osculetur me

Arvo Pärt - I Am The True Vine

Arvo Pärt - Tribute to Caesar

Thomas Tallis - Sancte Deus

Hieronymous Praetorius - Magnificat Quinti Toni

Anonymous (15th c., English) - Nowell Sing We

(image of the Tallis Scholars by Eric Richmond, courtesy of the artists)


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Conductor Stephen Bulla and the New England Brass Band perform in Classical New England's Fraser Performance Studio in a celebration of music in the time of the PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey, with additional concert performances from the Tasmanian and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras.

On the program:

Kenneth J. Alford - Colonel Bogey March
Henry VIII (attrib.) - Pastime with Good Company

Traditional - Londonderry Air
Gustav Holst - March from A Moorside Suite
New England Brass Band; Stephen Bulla, music director

Edward Elgar - Froissart Overture, Op. 19
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; Howard Shelley, conductor

Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Ji Won Kim, violin; Adelaide Symphony Orchestra; Benjamin Northey, conductor

Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
London Chamber Orchestra; Christopher Warren Green, conductor

William Byrd - Earl of Oxford's Marche
Gustav Holst - I Vow to Thee (Thaxted)
Stephen Bulla - Shipston Prelude
Stephen Bulla - Concertante for Trombones and Band
William Himes - Endless Praise
New England Brass Band; Stephen Bulla, music director

Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; Howard Shelley, conductor
 

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