Shakespeare & Friends

450 years on, Shakespeare’s words still inspire composers and poets. In collaboration with a local actor we’ll pay musical tribute to the genius of William and friends, including Dickinson, Whitman, Hirschfield, Kay Ryan, Rilke, Tagore, Cummings, Basho, and others.

Sound and (Not Much) Silence

Join us as we explore the ephemeral power of both sound and silence: music’s ability to transform and delight, to move, comfort, and celebrate. We sing of birds, trees, and outer space, of love, pain, and laughter.

Christmas Postcards

Music from 6 continents and 500 years! We celebrate the season with music from Peru, Kenya, Latvia, Australia, and Korea among others: sweet and spicy, dreamy and driving, introspective and celebratory. Other highlights include beloved works of Sweelinck and Vaughan Williams, four world premieres (including Composer-in-Residence Samuel C. Nedel , and Composer-Not-in-Residence Caroline Mallonee) and

Boats & Trains & Flying Machines

Pack your bag, we’re heading out! We’ll glide across the water, clickity-clack through the countryside, and zoom through the air in a musical tribute to transportation machinery. Including works of Chen Yi, Stravinsky, Marshall, Whitacre, Barber, Bryars, Chihara, and our New Voices Project winner. We’ll “transport” you through time and across the globe – on

Joyful Voices, Stomping Feet: Song and Dance in the Jewish Tradition

Singing and dancing have long been partners, especially within the Jewish tradition. Joined by the internationally known Klezmer trio Veretski Pass, we offer the music of tiny villages and big cities, and of important days in sacred and secular life. Works by Rossi, Milhaud, Mendelssohn, Karmon, Burnham, Zimpel, and others, as well as our Composers-in-