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Mozart Requiem Wrap

Confession:  I have long admired but perhaps not loved the Mozart Requiem.  I have several recordings, but very infrequently listen the whole way through – often I touch on the first three movements, and sometimes add the Confutatis to the mix, if the mood strikes.  Our two performances of the work over the weekend, however, definitely… Continue Reading »

Family Concert Wrap-Up

  What an absolutely spectacular afternoon of music-making!  Somehow, from Monday’s rehearsal to this afternoon’s performance, our singing of Shawn Kirchner’s arrangement of Unclouded Day went from ruddy to rhapsodic.  There was a literal wall of sound as we surrounded the audience with close to 230 singers, and the big moment, when everyone is launched into the… Continue Reading »

Mid-Winter Update

Your intrepid blogger has been dutifully immersed in other activities for the organization but returns now to consider the state of things since my last post!  The Bach Choir machine is whirring along most salubriously, with lots of exciting things yet to come in an excellent season. Christmas Concerts Hard to believe, but it’s been… Continue Reading »