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Two Great Music Events at Hancock!

Two Great Music Events at Hancock!

Bay Colony Brass Takes on War and Peace Sunday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. Hancock Church, 1912 Massachusetts Ave in Lexington $15 suggested donation at door The Hancock Concert Series continues its 7th season with the thrilling sounds of the Bay Colony Brass on Sunday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m at Hancock Church in Lexington War and Peace – Music of Conflict and Celebration ranges from the grandeur of Walton’s Crown Imperial and the realities of conflict in Britten’s Russian Funeral Music, to meditations on peacemaking like Wagner’s Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral and Barber’s Mutations on Bach. The Bay Colony Brass will perform a...
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...
Lexington Choral Festival

Lexington Choral Festival

Due to inclement weather, this event has been POSTPONED. A new performance date will be announced as soon as possible. Hosted by Hancock Church 1912 Massachusetts Ave, on the Green Join us Sunday, February 12, 2017, for a spectacular afternoon of choral music sung by various faith communities across Lexington: Christian, Jewish, Unitarian, and Hindu! Admission is free. A reception will follow. Featuring: Bhakti Center of Lexington Church of Our Redeemer Episcopal First Baptist Church First Parish Unitarian Universalist Hancock United Church of Christ Lexington...
The Passion Music of Reinhard Keiser

The Passion Music of Reinhard Keiser

Selections from The Passion according to St. Mark and Brockes-Passion Presented by the early music ensemble A Joyful Noyse Sunday, March 5th, at 3:00 p.m. Hancock Church, 1912 Mass. Ave., Lexington, MA $15 Donation to support the Hancock Music Program Although Reinhard Keiser (1674-1739) was known primarily as a celebrated opera composer, whose works in that genre numbered well over one hundred, his sacred music also gained great respect and influenced the works of his contemporaries, including J.S. Bach, Handel and Telemann. In 1685, the...
Hancock Concert Series: Sierra Marcy, Soprano

Hancock Concert Series: Sierra Marcy, Soprano

From Bach to Mozart to Massanet, soprano Sierra Marcy will present a wide ranging recital as part of the Hancock Concert Series on Sunday, February 26th at 3:00 p.m. at Hancock Church in Lexington. Alternately accompanied by David Owens at the piano and a chamber orchestra, this eclectic program will also feature songs by Delibes, deFalla, and the premiere of a new song cycle by Boston composer Peter Aldins. Marcy, currently a resident of the Boston area, has made her presence known on the local...
Matters of the Heart Concert

Matters of the Heart Concert

Amorous cantatas and arias of the baroque Performed on period instruments by A Joyful Noyse Saturday, June 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church The allure of romantic love as a subject for musical compositions flourished in the baroque era and even appeared in sacred works such as Handel’s oratorio Joshua, in which a romanticized love plot was added to feed the audience’s insatiable appetite for the subject. In no small part the subject matter of this music was popularized by the novelty of the...
New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices

New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices

The Hancock Concert Series Presents Sunday, May 1st at 3:00 p.m. New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices The haunting sound of a Cherokee flute draws us deep into the mountains and valleys of Appalachia as we perform art song, sacred song, and folk songs from the heart of the mountains. Join Director of Music  Mark Morgan and sopranos Jeanne Lucas and Kaja Fickes, accompanied by Sarah Koonce (piano) and Elke Jahns (Cherokee and western flutes)  for this eclectic journey. Featured will be Barber’s Knoxville: Summer 1915, songs by...
An Epic Journey with the Theia Piano Trio

An Epic Journey with the Theia Piano Trio

An Epic Journey with the Theia Piano Trio Trio to Perform on Hancock Concert Series   LEXINGTON, MA–Take an “Epic Journey” this April with the virtuoso Theia Piano Trio. The Trio will be performing as part of the Hancock Concert Series on Saturday, April 2nd at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church in Lexington. “Epic Journey” will take us from Russia to to Argentina with works by Tschaikovsky and Piazzolla. Featured will be P.I. Tchaikovsky’s Piano Trio op. 50 in A-minor and Astor Piazzolla’s complete cycle...
A Joyful Noyse in the Minuteman

A Joyful Noyse in the Minuteman

A Joyful Noyse Concert, 12/19, 7:30 pm Press Release

A Joyful Noyse Concert, 12/19, 7:30 pm Press Release

A Joyful Noyse, an early music ensemble in residence at Hancock Church, celebrates the music of German composer Dietrich Buxtehude this Saturdaywith a program titled From Advent to Christmas. At turns upbeat and meditative, this  beautiful music from the 17th century will take the audience on a journey through the advent season of preparation to the joy of Christmas and wish us all a  happy new year. The program is part of the Hancock Concert Series and takes place on Saturdayevening at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church in Lexington. Dietrich Buxtehude (ca. 1637-1707) was famous as a composer and performer of...