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Hancock Concert Series Presents the CK Ensemble

Hancock Concert Series Presents the CK Ensemble

The Hancock Concert Series is pleased to present the debut of the CK Ensemble, a new professional chamber music group, at a concert on Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. The ensemble of cello, flute, and piano, will take listeners on a journey through Germany in the late 1700’s and early 1800’s, and then to Russia at the turn of the 20th century. The CK Ensemble opens their debut  performance with works for flute, cello and piano. Included will be works of Müthel, Haydn, and...
The Phantom of the Opera is Haunting Hancock!

The Phantom of the Opera is Haunting Hancock!

The 7th Annual Hancock Concert Series is about to get underway, and this year we launch with a feast for both the eyes and ears. On Sunday, October 22 at 2:00 p.m., we’ll screen the 1922 classic silent movie version of The Phantom of the Opera, accompanied by live organ music by internationally renowned organist Peter Krasinski. The immortal Lon Chaney stars (in horrifying makeup of his own devising) in this tale of a disfigured misfit who haunts the Paris Opera and longs for the Opera’s star, Christine. The afternoon will also feature...
Mozart Closes Out Hancock Concert Series This Sunday

Mozart Closes Out Hancock Concert Series This Sunday

The Jameson Singers Present Mozart’s Requiem On Sunday, May 14, The Jameson Singers will perform Mozart’s powerful Requiem in a completion by Mozart scholar Robert Levin. This concert will take place at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of Hancock Church on the Battle Green in Lexington. Left incomplete at his death, Mozart’s Requiem was completed at the time by his student Sussmayer. Dr. Levin has stripped out Sussmayer’s changes and additions and completed the work in greater accord with Mozart’s own compositional practices. The result...
Hancock Concert Series Presents Herr Beethoven and His Cellists

Hancock Concert Series Presents Herr Beethoven and His Cellists

The Hancock Concert Series continues on Sunday, April 9th with Herr Beethoven and His Cellists, a concert featuring cellists Cherry Kim, and Scott Thomas Lesser, with Ai-Ying Chiu at the piano. Creativity of an artist is often inspired through collaboration. The Duport brothers, Bernhard Romberg, and Anton Kraft were leading cellists, composers and pedagogues of their time. Their artistry and collaboration inspired Beethoven to reconsider the cello’s capabilities and to write major works for this instrument. This concert will explore the ingenuity of Beethoven’s Sonatas for Piano and...
12th Annual Lexington Choral Festival

12th Annual Lexington Choral Festival

After being snowed out last month, the Lexington Choral Festival returns on March 19 at 3:00 p.m at Hancock Church. Featuring choirs from 10 different area faith communities, the afternoon is a celebration of music and sharing across religious and cultural divides. Included will be groups from a variety of Christian, Jewish, and Hindu traditions. Now in its 12th year, the Festival features each group sharing music from their own tradition, and then has all the groups join in singing one piece together. Joyous, moving, and...
The Passion: A Dramatic Re-telling, Sunday March 24th, 4:00pm

The Passion: A Dramatic Re-telling, Sunday March 24th, 4:00pm

Ancient, Contemporary, and Timeless: The Passion in Word and Music March 24th, 4:00pm Hancock Church, Lexington MA On Palm Sunday (March 24th) at 4:00 p .m. we will present a dramatic re-telling of the Passion story through music, scripture, and poetry. The Chancel Choir will join forces with a full orchestra, professional soloists, and a variety of readers to present this core story of our Christian belief in a new way. The concert will include music by Mozart, Bach, Haydn, Barber, Durufle, and more. The...