March holds an array of musical events for your calendar, leading us to Holy Week:
Sun 3/4 at 5:00 pm Choral Evensong and Benediction for Lent
Sun 3/18 at 5:00 pm Organ Recital Series featuring Brian Jones. This will be Brian Jones’ third appearance on our series, and his programs are always engaging and delightfully musical. Brian is Emeritus Music Director of Trinity Church, Boston and is Director of the Copley Singers. His program will include music by Schumann, Hollins, Sweelinck, Widor, and J.S. Bach.
Off campus at Christ Church, Andover
Sun 3/25 at 5:00 pm Palm Sunday Brahms' Requiem performed by the combined choirs of Christ Church, Andover and Christ Church, Hamilton, with Jack Russell, conductor, Barbara Bruns and Douglas Major, piano. "A German Requiem", as Brahms called it, is not really a Latin requiem mass, but rather Brahms' own selection of biblical passages set to exquisite music and considered Brahms' masterpiece in the choral genre. Barbara Bruns and I will play the original piano-four-hand arrangement of the composer, and the work will be sung in English. ...Read more in Doug's Column