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iCal 7:30 PM. Calliope Inc. [MA]: Hours of the Day. Lili Boulanger: Hymne au Soleil; Henry F. Gilbert: Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun; Amy Beach: Dusk in June; Billy Joel: "Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)"; Augusta Read Thomas: Silent Moon; Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Le Sommeil d'Ulisse (Symphonie sommeil); Ethel Smyth: Sleepless Dreams; Johannes Brahms: In Stiller Nacht; Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony no. 45, IV - Adagio; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Endymion's Dream; Aleksandr Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia; Augusta Read Thomas: The Rewaking; Franz Joseph Haydn: Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons) #12: The Sun Ascends. Tickets: $25 general admission, $35 premium; $15 student/senior with ID. First Church, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. The Cambridge Chamber Singers [MA]: Joining Our Voices to Stop Poverty. A Benefit Concert in Support of the 60th Anniversary of ATD Fourth World, featuring spirituals, Randall Thompson’s Alleluia, and international selections, including the winner of the Cambridge Chamber Singers 2017 International Composition Competition. Tickets are by donation, at https://ticketpeak.com/cambridgechambersingers/. For over 50 years, ATD Fourth World USA has been working in under-served communities in the United States to overcome the injustices of persistent poverty by learning from those who face poverty every day and by mobilizing people from all walks of life to stop poverty. Joining our Voices concerts are being held around the world to raise awareness, to mobilize the general public to act together to #StopPoverty, and to raise funds for music and cultural projects in under-served communities. All contributions will go directly towards the programs and work of ATD Fourth World USA (http://4thworldmovement.org). Lindsey Chapel, Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Ensemble Origo [MA]: Luther's Deutsche Messe. This hypothetical reconstruction of a “Deutsche Messe” ca. 1530 contains Latin mass music by Josquin des Prez (Missa de beata Virgine) as well as vernacular settings of early German chorales by Luther’s colleague Johann Walther. Megan Chartrand, Sarah Moyer, soprano; Mary Gerbi, Clifton Massey, alto; Paul D’Arcy, James Williamson, tenor; Elijah Blaisdell, Paul Max Tipton, bass; Eric Rice, director. Introductory talk 30 minutes before each performance. Tickets: $25/$10 Students/Low Income. Gordon Chapel at Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 9:00 AM. Boston Saengerfest Men's Chorus [MA]: Singing Men! Vocal Workshop with Renaissance Men. Open to all male choral singers, high-school age and up. Warm up your singing season with the opportunity to work with fine vocal artists. 9 am–noon. First Parish Church of Weston, 349 Boston Post Road, Weston MA 02493

iCal 5:00 PM. Ensemble Origo [CT]: Luther's Deutsche Messe. This hypothetical reconstruction of a “Deutsche Messe” ca. 1530 contains Latin mass music by Josquin des Prez (Missa de beata Virgine) as well as vernacular settings of early German chorales by Luther’s colleague Johann Walther. Megan Chartrand, Sarah Moyer, soprano; Mary Gerbi, Clifton Massey, alto; Paul D’Arcy, James Williamson, tenor; Elijah Blaisdell, Paul Max Tipton, bass; Eric Rice, director. Introductory talk 30 minutes before each performance. Tickets: $25/$10 Students/Low Income. Trinity Chapel at Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford CT 06106 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Barnstormers Male Chorus [MA]: Barnstormer Concert. The Barnstormers is a 4-part male choral group that for over 70 years has performed a glee-club blend of music, including spirituals, gospels, and patriotic pieces, including "This Is My Country", "Flying Free", "The Lost Chord", "The Happy Wanderer", "What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor", "Shenandoah", "You'll Never Walk Alone", and "Steal Away". Free admission. Venue phone number is 978-372-3463. Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King Street, Groveland MA 01834 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Vermont Sings For Peace. Participants include Bella Voce, Maple Jam, Monteverdi Young Singers, Robert de Cormier & Friends, Social Band, Vermont Choral Union, and your host group – Counterpoint. Each choir will sing moving repertory focused on peace and social justice from the classical, jazz, and folk genres, and all will join together for favorites “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”, “We Shall Overcome,” and “Dona Nobis Pacem.” The audience will have a chance to sing along too! Admission to this concert is free. Donations are gratefully accepted and proceeds will be donated to Migrant Justice. Saint Michael’s College, One Winooski Park, Colchester VT 05439

iCal 7:00 PM. Blanche Moyse Chorale [VT]: Bach B Minor Mass. J.S. Bach: Mass in B-minor. Hyunah Yu, soprano; Katherine Maysek, mezzo-soprano; Steven Paul Spears, tenor; Nathaniel Sullivan, bass. With orchestra. Mary Westbrook-Geha, conductor. Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro VT 05301

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Beethoven's Ninth. F.J. Haydn: Symphony No. 104, London; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Choral. Karina Gauvin, soprano; Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano; Tom Randle, tenor; Dashon Burton, bass-baritone; Masaaki Suzuki, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 2:00 PM. Blanche Moyse Chorale [VT]: Bach B Minor Mass. J.S. Bach: Mass in B-minor. Hyunah Yu, soprano; Katherine Maysek, mezzo-soprano; Steven Paul Spears, tenor; Nathaniel Sullivan, bass. With orchestra. Mary Westbrook-Geha, conductor. Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro VT 05301

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Beethoven's Ninth. F.J. Haydn: Symphony No. 104, London; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Choral. Karina Gauvin, soprano; Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano; Tom Randle, tenor; Dashon Burton, bass-baritone; Masaaki Suzuki, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 5:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Ma maistresse: Songs, masses & a motet for My Lady (Ockeghem@600, Concert 6). Workshop/Recital Presented by the NEC Intercultural Institute. Johannes Regis (c. 1425-1496): Celsitonantis ave genitrix; Barbingant (fl. ?1450s): Au travail suis; Johannes Ockeghem (c. 1420-1497): Ma maistresse; Missa Ma maistresse; Missa Au travail suis. Pre-concert talk at 7:15 PM by Sean Gallagher, New England Conservatory. Brown Hall, New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Hartford Chorale [CT]: Beethoven, Symphony No. 9. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9; Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor (David Westfall, piano). With the Hartt Orchestra; Edward Cumming, conductor. Tickets are free but required; contact the University of Hartford box Office to reserve tickets at 860-768-4228 or 800-274-8587, Tuesday through Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM. Belding Theater at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106

iCal 7:00 PM. Alchemy, GMChorale's new vocal chamber ensemble [CT]: We Shall Begin to Shine. Alchemy, the region’s newest vocal chamber ensemble, celebrates its first full season with a series of concerts across Connecticut, featuring music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Mulholland, Thompson, and Clausen. Joseph D'Eugenio, conductor; Allan Conway, piano. Free admission, no tickets required (free-will offering accepted). First Congregational Church, 111 Church Drive, Cheshire CT 06410 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble [MA]: Brahms Requiem Sing with Joseph Flummerfelt. Join a community sing of the four hands "London" version of the Brahms Requiem led by Joseph Flummerfelt, founder and musical director of the New York Choral Artists, an artistic director of Spoleto Festival USA, and for 33 years conductor of the Westminster Choir. Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano; David Tinervia, baritone; Grant Moss and Larry Schipull, piano. Space is limited, so advance tickets are recommended. Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 students. Edwards Church, 297 Main St, Northampton MA 01060 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Ma maistresse: Songs, masses & a motet for My Lady (Ockeghem@600, Concert 6). Johannes Regis (c. 1425-1496): Celsitonantis ave genitrix; Barbingant (fl. ?1450s): Au travail suis; Johannes Ockeghem (c. 1420-1497): Ma maistresse; Missa Ma maistresse; Missa Au travail suis. Pre-concert talk at 7:15 PM by Sean Gallagher, New England Conservatory. Tickets: $30-$68 adult, $10 student, under 18 admitted free. First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Music on the Hill Festival Chorus [CT]: The Power of Song. Stylistically diverse selections, from English madrigals to Sweet Honey In The Rock, that is sure to move and inspire. Artistic Directors: David H. Connell and Ellen Dickinson. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door; students are free. Unitarian Church in Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport CT 06897 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Alchemy, GMChorale's new vocal chamber ensemble [CT]: We Shall Begin to Shine. Alchemy, the region’s newest vocal chamber ensemble, celebrates its first full season with a series of concerts across Connecticut, featuring music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Mulholland, Thompson, and Clausen. Joseph D'Eugenio, conductor; Allan Conway, piano. Free admission, no tickets required (free-will offering accepted). Sacred Heart Church, 26 Wintonbury Avenue, Bloomfield CT 06002 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. CONCORA (Connecticut Choral Artists) [CT]: Brahms Requiem. Johannes Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem); Nänie. This performance offers the “London Version” of the Requiem, an arrangement for choir and four-hand piano that Brahms himself prepared for more intimate presentations of the work. Tickets available at http://bit.ly/Brahms78 South Congregational Church, 90 Main St., New Britain CT 06051 (View flier)

iCal 6:30 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: Sneak Peak of new commission by Andy Vores, "In Childhood's Thicket". Talk by composer Andy Vores and open rehearsal of In Childhood's Thicket, commissioned by Chorus pro Musica and to be premiered on Nov. 5. Andy will discuss the inspiration for the piece, the challenges and rewards of being commissioned for such a composition, and the journey to opening night. The talk will be followed by an open rehearsal featuring the chorus performing movements from the piece. Free admission. See also https://www.facebook.com/events/335636796898391 Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Peer Gynt. Edvard Grieg: Incidental music to Peer Gynt (stage adaptation by Bill Barclay); Ludwig van Beethoven: Incidental music to Egmont (October 19, 21, 24). Camilla Tilling, soprano; Ken-David Masur, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:00 PM. Alchemy, GMChorale's new vocal chamber ensemble [CT]: We Shall Begin to Shine. Alchemy, the region’s newest vocal chamber ensemble, celebrates its first full season with a series of concerts across Connecticut, featuring music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Mulholland, Thompson, and Clausen. Joseph D'Eugenio, conductor; Allan Conway, piano. Free admission, no tickets required (free-will offering accepted). Bethany Lutheran Church, 50 Court Street, Cromwell CT 06410 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Mozart Requiem. W.A. Mozart: Requiem; Exsultate, Jubilate; Symphony No. 40. Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Ann McMahn Quintero, mezzo-soprano; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass-baritone. NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston MA

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Peer Gynt. Edvard Grieg: Incidental music to Peer Gynt (stage adaptation by Bill Barclay); Ludwig van Beethoven: Incidental music to Egmont (October 19, 21, 24). Camilla Tilling, soprano; Ken-David Masur, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 11:00 AM. Renaissance Men [CT]: RenMen On This Island. Benjamin Britten: The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard; English part songs by Vaughan Williams, Bairstow, and Bantock; contemporary Irish and Welsh composers, including Michael McGlynn, Paul Mealor, and Hilary Tann; folk songs from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Shetland Islands and Guernsey, sung in the traditional Sean-nós style. At the Connecticut American Choral Directors Association Fall Conference. Manchester High School, 134 Middle Turnpike E, Manchester CT 06040 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Renaissance Men [MA]: RenMen On This Island. Benjamin Britten: The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard; English part songs by Vaughan Williams, Bairstow, and Bantock; contemporary Irish and Welsh composers, including Michael McGlynn, Paul Mealor, and Hilary Tann; folk songs from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Shetland Islands and Guernsey, sung in the traditional Sean-nós style. Free admission. St. Mary's Episcopal Church of Lower Newton Falls, 258 Concord St, Newton MA 02462

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Peer Gynt. Edvard Grieg: Incidental music to Peer Gynt (stage adaptation by Bill Barclay); Ludwig van Beethoven: Incidental music to Egmont (October 19, 21, 24). Camilla Tilling, soprano; Ken-David Masur, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 2:30 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: PSO & ChoralArt: A Centennial Celebration of Leonard Bernstein. Mason Bates Book of Matthew; Leonard Bernstein Symphony No. 1 “Jeremiah”; Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man. Stephanie Foley Davis, mezzo-soprano; Portland Symphony Orchestra, Robert Moody, conductor. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street, Portland ME 04101

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Mozart Requiem. W.A. Mozart: Requiem; Exsultate, Jubilate; Symphony No. 40. Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Ann McMahn Quintero, mezzo-soprano; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass-baritone. NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston MA

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Cecilia [MA]: Lux in Tenebris. Stephen Paulus: The day is done; Johannes Brahms: Warum ist das Licht gegeben, Op. 74; Henry Purcell: O Lord our Governor, Z. 141; Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars; Jonathan Dove: Seek him that maketh the seven stars; C. Hubert H. Parry: Blest pair of sirens; James Whitbourn: Luminosity. Colin Lynch, conductor. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 4:00 PM. Alchemy, GMChorale's new vocal chamber ensemble [CT]: We Shall Begin to Shine. Alchemy, the region’s newest vocal chamber ensemble, celebrates its first full season with a series of concerts across Connecticut, featuring music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Mulholland, Thompson, and Clausen. Joseph D'Eugenio, conductor; Allan Conway, piano. Free admission, no tickets required (free-will offering accepted). Calvary Episcopal Church, 27 Church Street, Stonington CT 06378 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble [MA]: Viva Vivaldi! Antionio Vivaldi: Gloria; The Four Seasons (Susanna Ogata, violin). With the Arcadia Players, conducted by Ian Watson. Tickets available at http://www.arcadiaplayers.org/tickets.html. Grace Episcopal Church, 14 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst MA 01002 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Peer Gynt. Edvard Grieg: Incidental music to Peer Gynt (stage adaptation by Bill Barclay); Ludwig van Beethoven: Incidental music to Egmont (October 19, 21, 24). Camilla Tilling, soprano; Ken-David Masur, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: The Damnation of Faust. Hector Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust. Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano (Marguerite); Paul Groves, tenor (Faust); David Kravitz, baritone (Brander); John Relyea, bass-baritone (Mephistopheles); Charles Dutoit, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 1:30 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: The Damnation of Faust. Hector Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust. Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano (Marguerite); Paul Groves, tenor (Faust); David Kravitz, baritone (Brander); John Relyea, bass-baritone (Mephistopheles); Charles Dutoit, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores/Elements Theatre Company [MA]: Ralph Vaughan Williams's Opera: The Pilgrim's Progress. Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim’s Progress, fully staged with orchestra. The opera is the featured event of an international symposium celebrating the arts and commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Soloists include Richard K. Pugsley, Andrew Nolen, Paul Scholten, Eleni Calenos, Kathryn Leemhuis, Martha Guth, John E. Orduña, Doug Jones, and Aaron Sheehan Tickets; $40-$75. Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Harvard Early Music Society [MA]: Telemann St. John Passion. Georg Philipp Telemann: St. John Passion of 1745. Charles Humphries, tenor (Evangelist); James Lesu’i, baritone (Jesus of Nazareth); Corey Hart, tenor (Pontius Pilate); MaryRuth Lown, soprano; and Maddie Studt, alto; Christopher Grills and Elias Miller, directors; Elias Miller, conductor. In German with projected English subtitles. Tickets: Friday $18, students $7; Saturday Free admission ( donations accepted). First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. New Haven Chorale [CT]: Trick or Treat! Special Children's Concert. Children of all ages are invited to attend. The program includes rounds, Whitacre’s Animal Crackers Volume 1 and 2, madrigals, and choruses by Handel and Vivaldi. There will be music demonstrations and the chance for some lucky children to conduct the Chorale. Admission is free to all children with goodie bags and a party after the concert. A wholesome celebration of Halloween for the entire family led by Brett Judson and Edward Bolkovac! Trinity Church on the Green, 230 Temple St, New Haven CT 06511 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Chanticleer [RI]: Hodie. Special appearance by Chanticleer (http://www.chanticleer.org), part of the Kent Hall Masters Series. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Through Truth We Triumph – From Martin Luther to J.S. Bach. Music by Bach, Telemann, Schütz, Luther and others. Honoring the Reformation’s 500th Anniversary. With Chris Belluscio, Natural Trumpet and Baroque Period Instruments. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 7:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: Baroque Fireworks. G. F. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks (MWV351); Chandos Anthem (HWV TBD); Suite in D Major (HWV 349); selections from Ode for St. Cecelia’s Day, and Alexander’s Feast; J. S. Bach: Ein Feste Burg is unser Gott (BWV 80); Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft; Henry Purcell: “Come, ye Sons of Art”. Ilana Davidson, soprano; Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Charles Blandy, tenor; Ryne Cherry, baritone. Tickets: $25 open seating, $30 reserved. Monomoy Performing Arts Center At Monomoy Regional High School, 75 Oak Street, Harwich MA 02645 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores/Elements Theatre Company [MA]: Ralph Vaughan Williams's Opera: The Pilgrim's Progress. Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim’s Progress, fully staged with orchestra. The opera is the featured event of an international symposium celebrating the arts and commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Soloists include Richard K. Pugsley, Andrew Nolen, Paul Scholten, Eleni Calenos, Kathryn Leemhuis, Martha Guth, John E. Orduña, Doug Jones, and Aaron Sheehan Tickets; $40-$75. Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Harvard Early Music Society [MA]: Telemann St. John Passion. Georg Philipp Telemann: St. John Passion of 1745. Charles Humphries, tenor (Evangelist); James Lesu’i, baritone (Jesus of Nazareth); Corey Hart, tenor (Pontius Pilate); MaryRuth Lown, soprano; and Maddie Studt, alto; Christopher Grills and Elias Miller, directors; Elias Miller, conductor. In German with projected English subtitles. Tickets: Friday $18, students $7; Saturday Free admission ( donations accepted). First Baptist Church of Medford, 29, Oakland St Medford MA 02155 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: All Hallow's Eve. A dramatic evening of music for Halloween. Sarah Walker, storyteller. Tickets $30 general admission (free on Nov. 1). St. Barnabas Church, 91 W Main St, Falmouth MA 02540

iCal 8:00 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: Unfinished Masterpieces. W.A. Mozart: Requiem, K. 626; Felix Mendelssohn: Christus, Op. 97; Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 “Unfinished”. Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Margaret Lias, alto; Lawrence Jones, tenor; Woodrow Bynum, bass. Though unfinished at the time of each composer’s death, these three monumental works remain an important part of the Western musical canon. Tickets: $28-$69 ($5 senior/student discount). Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: The Damnation of Faust. Hector Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust. Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano (Marguerite); Paul Groves, tenor (Faust); David Kravitz, baritone (Brander); John Relyea, bass-baritone (Mephistopheles); Charles Dutoit, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Musica Sacra [MA]: Shade and Light: Musical Expressions of Grief and Joy. Manuel Cardoso: Requiem Mass; J.S. Bach: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied. Tickets: $27 general admission; $45 reserved; $10 student/low income. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 3:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: Baroque Fireworks. G. F. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks (MWV351); Chandos Anthem (HWV TBD); Suite in D Major (HWV 349); selections from Ode for St. Cecelia’s Day, and Alexander’s Feast; J. S. Bach: Ein Feste Burg is unser Gott (BWV 80); Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft; Henry Purcell: “Come, ye Sons of Art”. Ilana Davidson, soprano; Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Charles Blandy, tenor; Ryne Cherry, baritone. Tickets: $25 open seating, $30 reserved. Monomoy Performing Arts Center At Monomoy Regional High School, 75 Oak Street, Harwich MA 02645 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: Liberty Tree: Early Music for the American Soul. Partsongs, marches, anthems, jigs, and ballads from the young Republic, when citizens sang their rejection of tyranny! Rousing works by citizen-composers such as Boston tanner William Billings and Vermont tavern-keeper Jeremiah Ingalls still ring true today. Harvard Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Through Truth We Triumph – From Martin Luther to J.S. Bach. Music by Bach, Telemann, Schütz, Luther and others. Honoring the Reformation’s 500th Anniversary. With Chris Belluscio, Natural Trumpet and Baroque Period Instruments. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230

iCal 4:00 PM. Master Singers of Lexington [MA]: Bassoon and Chorus. Paul Hindemith: Six Chansons; Sonata for Bassoon and Piano; Egil Hovland: Agnus Dei; Edvard Grieg: Dona Nobis Pacem; Blegnet, Segnet!; Ave Maris Stella. Gregory Newton, bassoon. First Parish Church, 7 Harrington Rd, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 4:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: All Hallow's Eve. A dramatic evening of music for Halloween. Sarah Walker, storyteller. Tickets $30 general admission (free on Nov. 1). Unitarian Universalist Society, ​309 Washington St, Wellesley MA 02481

iCal 5:00 PM. King's Chapel Choir [MA]: J.S. and C.P.E. Bach. J.S. Bach: Magnificat; C.P.E. Bach: Festival Cantata (written in celebration of the 1786 completion of St. Michael's Church in Hamburg).With soloists and orchestra. King’s Chapel, 58 Tremont St, Boston MA 02108

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: All Hallow's Eve. A dramatic evening of music for Halloween. Sarah Walker, storyteller. Tickets $30 general admission (free on Nov. 1). St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 625 Main Street, Chatham MA 02633

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: All Hallow's Eve. A dramatic evening of music for Halloween. Sarah Walker, storyteller. Tickets $30 general admission (free on Nov. 1). Milton Academy, 170 Centre St, Milton MA 02186

iCal 7:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores/Elements Theatre Company [MA]: Ralph Vaughan Williams's Opera: The Pilgrim's Progress. Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim’s Progress, fully staged with orchestra. The opera is the featured event of an international symposium celebrating the arts and commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Soloists include Richard K. Pugsley, Andrew Nolen, Paul Scholten, Eleni Calenos, Kathryn Leemhuis, Martha Guth, John E. Orduña, Doug Jones, and Aaron Sheehan Tickets; $40-$75. Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Labyrinth Choir [MA]: Sacred Whispers. Eriks Esenvalds: Whispers on the Prairie Wind for chorus and chamber orchestra (premiere); other sacred and secular songs. Hancock Church, 1912 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Mozart, Haydn, and Zelenka. W.A. Mozart: Misericordias Domini; F.J. Haydn: Symphony No. 80 in D minor; Jan Dismas Zelenka: Missa Divi Xaverii, ZWV 12 (U.S. Premiere). Lisa Lynch, soprano; Alexandra Whitfield, soprano; Lynn Torgove, alto; Jennifer Webb, alto; Jason Sabol, tenor; Stephen Williams, tenor; Mark Andrew Cleveland, bass. Pre-concert talk by William Cutter, Director of Choral Programs at MIT. Post-concert soirée in honor of David Hoose's 35th anniversary as Music Director is an additional ticketed event (soirée tickets are $50). Concert tickets: $25-$75 (subscriptions start at $85). NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Handel’s Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah. Elisabeth Marshall, soprano; Laura Atkinson, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor; David Tinervia, bass. St. Luke’s Cathedral, 143 State St, Portland ME 04101

iCal 7:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: The Reformation at 500: From Luther to Duruflé. Choral works from the Reformation and Counter-Reformation will be woven together in a soundscape with the assistance of Peter Krasinski, organ improvisateur. The concert will conclude with Duruflé’s Requiem, offered in remembrance of all who have died as a result of religious conflict. A pre-concert panel will precede the concert at 7:15pm. With orchestra and Heinrich Christensen, organ. Panel discussion at 7:15 pm. This concert is supported by the Boston College Institute for the Liberal Arts. Admission is free. Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, 28 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill MA 02467

iCal 7:30 PM. CONCORA (Connecticut Choral Artists) [CT]: Brahms Requiem. Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem; Nänie. This performance (sung in German) offers the “London Version” of the Requiem, an arrangement for choir and four-hand piano that Brahms himself prepared for more intimate presentations of the work. No tickets needed; entry is by donation. Saint John's Episcopal Church, 682 Main Street, Stamford CT 06901 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores/Elements Theatre Company [MA]: Ralph Vaughan Williams's Opera: The Pilgrim's Progress. Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim’s Progress, fully staged with orchestra. The opera is the featured event of an international symposium celebrating the arts and commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Soloists include Richard K. Pugsley, Andrew Nolen, Paul Scholten, Eleni Calenos, Kathryn Leemhuis, Martha Guth, John E. Orduña, Doug Jones, and Aaron Sheehan Tickets; $40-$75. Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Maine Music Society [ME]: Battle of the Blends XXIV. Groups from around New England donate their talent to present a variety of a cappella music, including jazz, barbershop, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, and Renaissance music. Coming together to benefit MMS are The Afternotes, Edward Little’s Fermata Nowhere, the Bowdoin College Meddiebempsters, Divertimenti, the Porch Time Quartet, the Bates College Merrimanders and the Maine Music Society Chamber Singers. Tickets (general seating): $25 advance, $27 at the door; children under 12: $12 advance, $14 at the door. Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston ME 04240 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Voce [CT]: The Dome of Heaven. Works by Ēriks Ešenvalds. The composer will be in residence for the concert. St. Patrick - St. Anthony Church, 285 Church Street, Hartford CT 06103

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Choral Ensemble [MA]: Connexion Française: Fête. Francis Poulenc: Mass in G; with works by Maurice Duruflé and Olivier Messiaen and organ music by Jean Langlais performed on the historic 1897 Hutchings Great Organ. Mission Church (Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help), 1545 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02120

iCal 8:00 PM. Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut/Norwalk Symphony [CT]: Musical Revolutionaries. Claude Debussy: "Sirènes" from Nocturnes; Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Alex Beyer, piano); Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica". Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Merrimack Valley A Cappella Chorus [MA]: Share Our Song. An annual showcase including inspirational four-part harmony versions of your favorite pop, patriotic songs and ballads. Featuring affiliated quartets and special guest "Town Meeting," a local indie-folk band from Ayer. Wynn Middle School, 1 Griffin Way, Tewksbury MA (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: In Childhood's Thicket. Andy Vores: In Childhood's Thicket (premiere); Johannes Brahms: Himmel strahlt so helle and Rote Rosenknospen from Op. 112; Saunder Choi: Leron, Leron Sinta; Ysaye Barnwell: "Wanting Memories"; Stephen Sondheim: "Children Will Listen", from Into the Woods. Lynn Eustis, soprano; Jacob Cooper, baritone. Free admission, no reserved seating, sponsored by the Tufts University Department of Music. Distler Performance Hall, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Avenue, Medford MA 02155 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Concord Women's Chorus [MA]: From Poetry to Song: a Musical Exploration. Part of the Concord Festival of Authors. 51 Walden Performing Arts Center, 51 Walden Street, Concord MA 01742

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Every Voice: A Celebration of Our Community. Isabella Leonarda: “Alma Redemptoris Mater”; Leonarda: “Venite Laetantes”; Julia Ward Howe: “Battle Hymn of the Republic”; Amy Beach: “The Lotus Isles”; Traditional spiritual “City Called Heaven”; Traditional folk song “We Shall Overcome”; Hall Johnson: “Ain’t Got Time to Die”; J.C. Bach: “Fürchte dich nicht”; Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory: “Witness”; Richard Clark: “Dona Nobis Pacem”; J. Rosamond Johnson: “Lift Evr’y Voice and Sing”. Members of the Handel and Haydn Society Orchestra and Chorus; H+H Vocal Arts Program Concert Choir; Reginald L. Mobley, director and countertenor. A musical exploration of the parts of the whole that is Boston. "I want to celebrate our parts – our women, our children, our people of color  – so that we can better celebrate our whole." Reginald L. Mobley. Reception following, open to all. Free admission. First Church in Roxbury, 10 Putnam St., Roxbury MA 02119 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Handel’s Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah. Elisabeth Marshall, soprano; Laura Atkinson, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor; David Tinervia, bass. St. John the Baptist Church, 39 Pleasant St, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 4:00 PM. Combined Newton choruses [MA]: A German Requiem. Johannes Brahms: Requiem. Presented by Grace Episcopal Church Senior Choir and other Newton choruses with organ and string accompaniment. Heather Kirkconnell, director. Free admission, all are welcome. 76 Eldredge Street, Newton MA 02458 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Voce [MA]: The Dome of Heaven. Works by Ēriks Ešenvalds. The composer will be in residence for the concert. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 7:00 PM. Labyrinth Choir [MA]: Sacred Whispers. Eriks Esenvalds: Whispers on the Prairie Wind for chorus and chamber orchestra (premiere); other sacred and secular songs. Boston Latvian Church, 58 Irving Street, Brookline MA 02445 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Zamir Chorale of Boston [MA]: The Masterworks of Majesty. A lecture-concert featuring the monuments of 19th-century Europe's synagogue choral music. What makes music great? What makes music sacred? What makes music popular? We will investigate these issues through a performance of the greatest and most popular synagogue music of its time. Cantor Peter Halpern, soloist; Edwin Swanborn, organist. The concert will be live-streamed from www.zamir.org. Free admission, registration required. Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Rd., Wellesley MA 02481 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. New Haven Symphony Orchestra/Yale Glee Club [CT]: Beethoven's Ninth. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9; Johannes Brahms: Schicksalslied; Alto Rhapsody. Gabriella Reyes de Ramirez, soprano; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo soprano; Barry L. Robinson, baritone; Yale Glee Club. Tickets: $15-$74; KidTix Free with Adult; College Students $10. Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street, New Haven CT 06511

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Amadeus Live. Complete film (directed by Miloš Forman) with soundtrack performed live by the Handel and Haydn Society Orchestra and Chorus. Richard Kaufman, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 6:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Elgar, Parry, Dove. Edward Elgar: The Music Makers; Hubert Parry: I Was Glad; Jonathan Dove: Psalms for Leo. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891

iCal 7:00 PM. Convivium [MA]: Reunion. Repertoire from Convivium’S 30-Year History, Chosen by Current Members and Alumni. Reception to follow. Friends Meeting in Cambridge, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 7:00 PM. Ridgefield Chorale [CT]: Perchance to Dream: Songs of Mystery, Fantasy and Imagination. music of Eriks Esenvalds, Ola Gjeilo, Yip Harburg, Harold Arlen, Danny Elfman and others. Tickets: $20 adults, $15 seniors and students. Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, Western Connecticut State University, 43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury CT 06811

iCal 7:30 PM. Eastern Connecticut Symphony and Chorus [CT]: Testament of Freedom, A celebration of American Heroes. Randall Thompson: Testament of Freedom and other patriotic compositions. Evans Hall, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London CT 06320

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Amadeus Live. Complete film (directed by Miloš Forman) with soundtrack performed live by the Handel and Haydn Society Orchestra and Chorus. Richard Kaufman, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Assabet Valley Mastersingers [MA]: Praise from the Royal Courts. G.F. Handel: Let God Arise, Chandos Anthem #11, Chapel Royal Version; As Longs the Hart, Chandos Anthem # 6; Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Te Deum. Jessica Cooper, soprano; Catherine Hedberg, mezzo soprano; Charles Blandy, tenor; Thomas Jones, baritone. Congregation B'nai Shalom, 117 E. Main Street, Westborough MA 01581

iCal 8:00 PM. Commonwealth Chorale [MA]: Rebirth of an American Classic. Amy Beach: Grand Mass in E-flat major. Dana Lynne Varga, soprano; Vera Savage, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor; Sean Galligan, baritone. Church of the Holy Name, 1689 Centre St, West Roxbury MA 02132 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Elgar, Parry, Dove. Edward Elgar: The Music Makers; Hubert Parry: I Was Glad; Jonathan Dove: Psalms for Leo. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891

iCal 2:00 PM. Wellesley Choral Society [MA]: A Celebration of the Decades. W.A. Mozart: Ave verum corpus and other music from the Choral Society's past seven decades, including pieces by Bach, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Honegger, Purcell, Faure, Mozart, Monteverdi, Rossini, and Music Director Ted Whalen. Accompanied by string quartet. With participation of alumni. UU Wellesley, 309 Washington Street, Wellesley MA 02481 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Amadeus Live. Complete film (directed by Miloš Forman) with soundtrack performed live by the Handel and Haydn Society Orchestra and Chorus. Richard Kaufman, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 3:00 PM. St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig [MA]: St. Thomas Boys' Choir on Tour. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the choir will perform works by Heinrich Schütz, Johann Hermann Schein, J.S. Bach, and Mendelssohn. Thomanerchor Leipzig was founded 800 years ago in Leipzig, Germany, and led by Johann Sebastian Bach from 1723 until his death in 1750. A major institution in Germany, The St. Thomas Choir operates its own school just a stone’s throw from the St. Thomas church. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Central Massachusetts Choruses [MA]: Britten War Requiem. Benjamin Britten: War Requiem. Esther Heideman, soprano; Frank Kelley, tenor; Matthew Worth, baritone; John Daly Goodwin, conductor. A collaborative effort by the Worcester Chorus, Sounds of Stow Chorus, Salisbury Singers, Master Singers of Worcester, and Worcester Children's Chorus. Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester MA 01608 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Convivium [MA]: Reunion. Repertoire from Convivium’S 30-Year History, Chosen by Current Members and Alumni. Reception to follow. Christ Church Andover, 33 Central Street, Andover MA 01810

iCal 4:00 PM. GMChorale [CT]: Where the Earth Meets the Sky. Settings by Z. Randall Stroope, Gwyneth Walker (“White Horses” and “Tell the Earth to Shake), Lili Boulanger, Kevin Siegfried, and others, of poetry by Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, and John Rutter, as well as lyrics from Native American, Shaker, and American folk traditions. With the Middletown High School Chorus. Tickets: $15-$35; ; two-concert (November and April) adult subscription, $60; group rate for 10 or more, $30. MHS Performing Arts Center, 200 La Rosa Lane, Middletown CT 06457 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Belmont Open Sings, hosted by Powers Music School [MA]: F.J. Haydn: Paukenmesse (Mass in Time of War). Open sing. Tickets: $10 per person; No reservations needed. First timers are welcome. Accompanied by a professional-level orchestra, with some of Boston's finest soloists. Mary Beekman, Artistic Director. Vocal scores and a choral warm-up are provided. Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont MA 02478 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Handel Society of Dartmouth College [NH]: Mozart Requiem, Lauridsen, Lux Aeterna. W.A. Mozart: Requiem (Robert Levine completion); Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna. Colleen Daly, soprano; Emily Marvosh, contralto; Charles Blandy, tenor; Justin Hopkins, bass-baritone; Robert Duff, conductor. With students from Lebanon High School, Stevens High School and Woodstock Union High School. Tickets: $10-$20. Spaulding Auditorium at the Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, 2 E Wheelock Street, Hanover NH 03755

iCal 7:30 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Chamber series: Mozart, Beethoven, and Haydn. Lesser-known chamber works by the three Classical composers for voice and piano, including Welsh folk song arrangements by Haydn, and Scottish and Irish folk song arrangements by Beethoven. David Hoose, Music Director of Cantata Singers, will give a pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm, free to all ticket holders. All are welcome at a free reception following the performance. American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 136 Irving St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus [MA]: Johann Sebastian Bach: Music of the Reformation. J.S. Bach: Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 192; Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80; Missa in G, BWV 236. Cassandra Extavour, soprano; Mary Gerbi, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor; David McFerrin, baritone; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor. Accompanied by early music orchestra on period instruments. General Admission: $20, students free; available at https://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/event/harvard-radcliffe-chorus-presents-bach-and-reformation-three-sacred-works. Since October 31, 2017 is the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation it is fitting that we dedicate our Fall Concert to the celebration of one of Luther’s most ardent warriors, Johann Sebastian Bach. Indeed, it has been said that Bach’s works are “the Reformation set to music.” Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Music on the Hill Chamber Chorus [CT]: Autumn Leaves. Music celebrating the days of the seasons performed by 12 pro voices with artistic director Ellen Dickinson, conductor. Sarah Quartel: A Winter Day, for chorus, piano, and solo cello (each movement depicts a distinct time of day in the long days of the Canadian winter); Elliot Z. Levine: i thank You God (for most this amazing day) ( text by e.e. cummings); Stephen Paulus: The Road Home. Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road, Wilton CT 06897 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. New Hampshire Master Chorale [NH]: The Heart of the Singer. Kim André Arnesen: "The Heart of the Singer", from The Wound in the Water. A beautiful work by a young Norwegian composer that examines the wounding of our world, the beauty of the earth, and the struggle of a profoundly divided humanity towards a shared song. Evocative texts by European poet Euan Tait are brought to life with strings and piano. "It is not you alone, sea-singer, in the end, your voice fizzing into the oncoming waves, but it is the grain of your voice like a choral thread in the rock linking you song to song…" Tickets $30 adults, $25 senior, free admission for students K through undergraduate. First Congregational Church, 177 North Main Street, Concord NH 03301 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Berkshire Concert Choir [MA]: Ancient Motets, Modern Madrigals. Zion Lutheran Church, 74 1st St, Pittsfield MA 01201

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: Alexander's Feast. G. F. Handel Alexander's Feast. College Street Congregational Church, 265 College Street, Burlington VT 05401

iCal 7:30 PM. CONCORA (Connecticut Choral Artists) [CT]: Extraordinary Choral Masterworks. Favorite movements from choral masterworks by Bach (Saint Matthew Passion), Mozart (Requiem), and Brahms (A German Requiem). Continuing a long tradition of inclusion and outreach, CONCORA will be joined by several extraordinarily gifted Connecticut high school choirs. Saint Thomas The Apostle Church, 872 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford CT 06119 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Kearsarge Chorale [NH]: Handel's Messiah. G.F. Handel’s beloved oratorio with orchestra, stellar guest soloists and eleven choruses by the Chorale. Tickets: $15 if purchased on or before November 15; $20 after that date. Our Lady of Fatima Church, 724 Main St., New London NH 03257

iCal 7:30 PM. Mystic Chorale [MA]: The Folk Revival Revisited with Bill Staines! The creative spirit that reinvented Folk back in the ‘60s is still very much alive in the music of today. Celebrating a mix of the old and the new, the performance will dive into the fun and passion of this remarkable, ever-evolving music, with pieces by classic artists such as Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, and Phil Ochs and more contemporary folk artists such as Ruth Moody of the Wailin’ Jennys and Carrie Newcomer. Mystic Chorale welcomes returning guest Bill Staines, accompanied by an old-time band led by Chris Eastburn. General admission $20- tickets available at the door one hour before each performance and at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3105122. Enjoy this clip of Mystic and Bill Staines singing RIVER at a previous concert, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDeM7kqzrvk Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Nashua Chamber Orchestra & Nashua Choral Society [NH]: Fall Concert Schubert's Unfinished. Johannes Brahms: "Song of Destiny" (Schicksalslied); Franz Peter Schubert: Symphony In B Minor, "The Unfinished"; Edvard Hagerup Grieg: Piano Concerto (Alessandra Mariano, piano). Nashua Community College, 505 Amherst Street, Nashua NH 03063

iCal 7:30 PM. Sine Nomine [MA]: A Choral Pilgrimage. Works by Brahms, Viadana, Stanford, Wood, Josquin, Tavener and MacMillan. Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St, New Bedford MA 02740

iCal 8:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: From Machaut's Mass to Van Ness's Psalms. Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame; Patricia Van Ness: Birds of the Psalms. Tickets: $24 adult, $20 student. Lindsey Chapel, Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St, Boston MA 02116

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Beethoven Mass in C. Joseph Haydn: Ens aeternum, Hob. XXIII:3; Salve regina [in E], Hob. XXIIIb:1; O Jesu, te invocamus, Becker-Glauch B/6/d; Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass in C, Op. 86. Teresa Wakim, soprano; Margaret Lias, mezzo-soprano; Martin Kelly, tenor; Thomas Jones, baritone; Kevin Leong, conductor. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: All-Night Vigil. Sergei Rachmaninoff: All Night Vigil First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. The Spectrum Singers [MA]: A Baroque Christmas Prelude. Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noël; works by Schütz, Buxtehude, and Hammerschmidt. With Soloists and a consort of Baroque instruments. Tickets: $25-$45. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 2:00 PM. Fine Arts Chorale [MA]: Vivaldi’s “Gloria” and Mozart’s “Coronation Mass”. Tickets: $20. each/$15. for students and seniors. Old South Union Church, 25 Columbian Street, Weymouth MA 02190

iCal 3:00 PM. Berkshire Concert Choir [MA]: Ancient Motets, Modern Madrigals. St. Mark's Church, 400 West Street, Pittsfield MA 01201

iCal 3:00 PM. Connecticut Master Chorale [CT]: Holiday Prelude Concert. An eclectic collection reflecting many cultures of music for Thanksgiving, Advent, Hanukkah, and Christmas, including a resplendent brass fanfare, carols, lullabies, calypso, big band, jazz, and gospel. Featured works include A Celtic Christmas; Dan Forest's See Amid the Winter's Snow; "African Star Carol" from South Africa; "La Trulla" from Puerto Rico; "Believe" from the movie Polar Express; and the jazzy standard "That's What I Want for Christmas". "Down in Bethlehem!" will close our program with the spirit of joy, energy and excitement found only in gospel music! Tickets: $20 in advance (available at 203-743-0473), $25 at the door. First Congregational Church, 164 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury CT 06810 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Coro Allegro [MA]: Mozart's C Minor Mass. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Great Mass in C minor. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 3:00 PM. Hampshire Choral Society [MA]: Fall concert. Johann Kuhnau: Magnificat; G.F. Handel: "The King Shall Rejoice" (Coronation Anthems). Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA 01075

iCal 3:00 PM. Kearsarge Chorale [NH]: Handel's Messiah. G.F. Handel’s beloved oratorio with orchestra, stellar guest soloists and eleven choruses by the Chorale. Tickets: $15 if purchased on or before November 15; $20 after that date. Our Lady of Fatima Church, 724 Main St., New London NH 03257

iCal 3:00 PM. Nashua Chamber Orchestra & Nashua Choral Society [NH]: Fall Concert Schubert's Unfinished. Johannes Brahms: "Song of Destiny" (Schicksalslied); Franz Peter Schubert: Symphony In B Minor, "The Unfinished"; Edvard Hagerup Grieg: Piano Concerto (Alessandra Mariano, piano). Milford Town Hall, 1 Union Square, Milford NH 03055

iCal 3:00 PM. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus [MA]: "and the birds will keep singing": Choral Music of the Spanish-Speaking World. Ernani Aguiar: Salmo 150; Beatriz Corona: Corazon, coraza; Javier Busto: Ave Maria; Lalo Schifrin: Mission: Impossible theme (arr Roger Emerson); Francisco Guerrero: Prado verde y florido; Tomás de la Victoria: O vos omnes; Pablo Casals: O vos omnes; Maria Guinand: Y se quedaran los pajaros cantando…; Ariel Ramirez: Misa Criolla. Michael Nix, guitar. A portion of the ticket sales will go to Nueva Esperanza, a local non-profit, in support of hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Second Congregational Church, 16 Court Square, Greenfield MA 01301

iCal 3:00 PM. Sine Nomine [RI]: A Choral Pilgrimage. Works by Brahms, Viadana, Stanford, Wood, Josquin, Tavener and MacMillan. St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 399 Hope St., Bristol RI 02809

iCal 3:30 PM. Mystic Chorale [MA]: The Folk Revival Revisited with Bill Staines! The creative spirit that reinvented Folk back in the ‘60s is still very much alive in the music of today. Celebrating a mix of the old and the new, the performance will dive into the fun and passion of this remarkable, ever-evolving music, with pieces by classic artists such as Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, and Phil Ochs and more contemporary folk artists such as Ruth Moody of the Wailin’ Jennys and Carrie Newcomer. Mystic Chorale welcomes returning guest Bill Staines, accompanied by an old-time band led by Chris Eastburn. General admission $20- tickets available at the door one hour before each performance and at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3105122. Enjoy this clip of Mystic and Bill Staines singing RIVER at a previous concert, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDeM7kqzrvk Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: From Machaut's Mass to Van Ness's Psalms. Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame; Patricia Van Ness: Birds of the Psalms. Tickets: $24 adult, $20 student. Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre St, Newton MA 02458

iCal 4:00 PM. Heritage Chorale [MA]: Folksongs, Carols, and Lullabies. Gustav Holst: Six Choral Folksongs; Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs; Conrad Susa: Carols and Lullabies. Charming melodies, witty poetry, and humorous or poignant story lines, accompanied by guitar, harp, and marimba. John Finney, conductor. St. Mark's School Putnam Family Arts Center, 25 Marlboro Road, Southborough MA 01772 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. New Hampshire Master Chorale [NH]: The Heart of the Singer. Kim André Arnesen: "The Heart of the Singer", from The Wound in the Water. A beautiful work by a young Norwegian composer that examines the wounding of our world, the beauty of the earth, and the struggle of a profoundly divided humanity towards a shared song. Evocative texts by European poet Euan Tait are brought to life with strings and piano. "It is not you alone, sea-singer, in the end, your voice fizzing into the oncoming waves, but it is the grain of your voice like a choral thread in the rock linking you song to song…" Tickets $30 adults, $25 senior, free admission for students K through undergraduate. Plymouth Congregational Church, 4 Post Office Square, Plymouth NH 03264 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra [RI]: A Full & Glorious Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah. Kelley Hollis, soprano; Megan Roth, mezzo-soprano; Jesse Darden, tenor; John Allen Nelson, bass-baritone. Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, 30 Fenner Street, Providence RI 02903

iCal 3:00 PM. Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra [RI]: A Full & Glorious Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah. Kelley Hollis, soprano; Megan Roth, mezzo-soprano; Jesse Darden, tenor; John Allen Nelson, bass-baritone. St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center, 84 Cumberland Street, Woonsocket RI 02895

iCal 5:00 PM. King's Chapel Choir [MA]: The Lutheran Chorale. Organ chorale settings by Bach, Buxtehude, Reger, and others, based on favorite Lutheran hymn tunes sung by a quartet from the King's Chapel Choir. King’s Chapel, 58 Tremont St, Boston MA 02108

iCal 7:30 PM. Heritage Chorale [MA]: Open Rehearsal. Come sing with us! Explore what it's like to perform with a chorus of talented, committed singers under distinguished musical leadership. We rehearse weekly, September through May, in Framingham, and annually present three concerts — two Classical and one Pops. Open Rehearsals let you see the energy, talent, and dedication of Heritage Chorale singers, our inspired Music Director, John Finney, and expert accompanist. We admit members through auditions in September, November, and February, following open rehearsal(s). First Parish of Framingham, Scott Hall, 24 Vernon Street, Framingham MA 01701 (View flier)

iCal 4:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores [MA]: Services of Advent Lessons & Carols. An evening candlelit service of Scripture and carols Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653

iCal 7:30 PM. Greater Falmouth Community Chorus [MA]: A Winter Tapestry. Music is part of the fabric of life, and this concert embodies the emotional feeling, the joy, the crispness in the air, and the childhood memories of holidays past, with a blend of classic to contemporary, from "A Holly Jolly Christmas" to Mozart and Bach. Poetry selections are woven throughout the concert to complement the music. First Congregational Church, 68 Main Street, Falmouth MA 02540 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: G.F. Handel: Messiah. Katherine Watson, soprano; Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano; Allan Clayton, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; H+H Vocal Arts Program Young Women’s Chamber Choir and Young Men’s Chorus; Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:30 PM. North Country Chorus [NH]: The Christmas Oratorio. J. S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Julie Drown, soprano; Katharine DeBoer, mezzo-soprano; Phil Brown, tenor; Lucas Weiss, bass; Alan Rowe, conductor. Tickets in advance from catamountix.org: $12 ($5 for students); admission at the door: $15 ($5 for students). First Congregational Church, 189 Main Street, Littleton NH 03561

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: A Mediterranean Christmas. The Christmas narrative retold using songs, chants, and instrumental pieces from the countries of the Mediterranean basin: Spain, Italy, and southern France, as well as north Africa and the Holy Land. Works are drawn from medieval manuscripts and more recent, though still archaic, folklore and oral traditions. With voices, early instruments of Europe and the Middle East, and readings of the Christmas story. Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington MA 02420

iCal 8:00 PM. Dedham Choral Society [MA]: A New England Nativity. John Knowles Paine: The Nativity; Randall Thompson: The Nativity According to St Luke (Excerpts). With sing-along carols. Holy Name Church, 1689 Centre Street, West Roxbury MA 02132

iCal 8:00 PM. Oriana Consort [MA]: Seeing the Star: Reflections on the Nativity. Kenneth Leighton: A Hymn of the Nativity; Samuel Barber: Twelfth night; Johann Sebastian Bach: Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes, BWV 40; Tomás Luis de Victoria: Ne timeas, Maria; Hans Leo Hassler: Dixit Maria ad angelum; Giovanni Gabrieli: Hodie Christus natus est; Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: O magnum mysterium; Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Angelus ad pastores ait; Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Quem vidistis, pastores; Orlande de Lassus: Videntes stellam. Admission: $20, seniors/students $15. University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 12:00 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: 30th Christmas at the Cathedral. Featuring a stellar brass quintet, the resonant sounds of pipe organ, and the glorious voices of the ChoralArt Singers. Tickets: $37 premium/$25 regular; student rates available, children 12 and under are free. Dress Rehearsal, December 2 at noon, features general admission only at $15 for this performance date and time only. Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress St, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 2:30 PM. New Haven Chorale [CT]: Holiday Collage Concert. Classical choruses with orchestra by Handel and Vivaldi intermixed with a cappella works, holiday favorites, and carol singing by the audience in a fast-paced, lively presentation led by Edward Bolkovac and Brett Judson. Featuring soprano Louise Fauteux. St. Mary's Church, 5 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven CT 06511 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: A Mediterranean Christmas. The Christmas narrative retold using songs, chants, and instrumental pieces from the countries of the Mediterranean basin: Spain, Italy, and southern France, as well as north Africa and the Holy Land. Works are drawn from medieval manuscripts and more recent, though still archaic, folklore and oral traditions. With voices, early instruments of Europe and the Middle East, and readings of the Christmas story. First Parish Church, 20 High Road, Newbury MA 01951

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantilena Chamber Choir [MA]: The World’s Greatest Christmas Carols. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Moshe Knoll: Lenox Suite for piano, violin and choir (premiere, Laura Goldberg, violin); a medley of Christmas Spirituals arranged by Chanticleer; favorite carol settings by John Rutter, Eric Barnum and Paul Halley; and more, including a carol sing-along. Allyn Burrows, Artistic Director of Shakespeare and Company is the featured narrator. Free post-concert reception. Part of the Lenox 250th anniversary. Tickets: $25 adult, $20 student/senior, free for children 12 and under. Trinity Church, 88 Walker Street, Lenox MA 01240 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: G.F. Handel: Messiah. Katherine Watson, soprano; Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano; Allan Clayton, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; H+H Vocal Arts Program Young Women’s Chamber Choir and Young Men’s Chorus; Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 4:00 PM. Greenwich Choral Society [CT]: Winter Lights. J.S. Bach: Magnificat; Michael Isaacson: Light the Legend; Colin Britt: Light Upon Light (world premiere, commission); works by Handel and Mozart. With candle-lit procession, handbells, and carol arrangements, many with audience participation.Tickets: $28-$45 adult, $23-$45 student. Christ Church, 254 E. Putnam Avenue, Greenwich CT 06830

iCal 4:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores [MA]: Services of Advent Lessons & Carols. An evening candlelit service of Scripture and carols Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653

iCal 5:00 PM. Schola Nova [MA]: Lessons and Carols. Schola Nova is a choral ensemble dedicated to the performance of sacred choral music and Artists in Residence at Our Lady of the Valley Church, Easthampton. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 335 Longmeadow St., Longmeadow MA

iCal 6:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Messiah Sing. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891

iCal 7:00 PM. Acadia Choral Society [ME]: Fall Concert. Arvo Pärt: Bogoroditse Djevo; Javier Busto: Ave Maria; Chrysogonus Waddell: Rosa Mystica; John Purifoy: Et in terra pax; Bob Chilcott: Gloria; Dwight Bigler: Villagers All; Eric Whitacre: Glow; Kim Andre Arnesen: Christmas Night; Robert Cormier: Light One Candle; Arr. Matthew Culloton: Still, Still, Still; Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night; John Yane: Here Comes the Light. Tickets: $15 general admission. St. Saviour's Church, 41 Mt Desert St, Bar Harbor ME 04609

iCal 7:00 PM. Cappella Cantorum [CT]: Masterworks Holiday Concert. J.S. Bach: Cantata #140 (Sleepers Awake); John Rutter: Gloria; Ralph Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols. Simon Holt, conductor. First Congregational Church, 26 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison CT 06443

iCal 7:00 PM. Chorus North Shore [MA]: Handel's Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah. Erin Smith, soprano; Ray Bauwens, tenor; Thomas Jones, bass; Honors Youth Choir; Presto! Festival Orchestra. Our Lady of Hope Church, 1 Pineswamp Road, Ipswich MA 01938

iCal 7:30 PM. Berkshire Lyric Chorus [MA]: A Stockbridge Main Street Christmas. Performance with Berkshire Lyric Chamber Chorus, Melodious Accord, and the Blafield Children’s Chorus. Purchase tickets directly from Stockbridge Chamber of Commerce. First Church Stockbridge, 4 Main St, Stockbridge MA 01262

iCal 7:30 PM. Cantemus [MA]: Psalmists and Seers: Chichester Psalms. Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; James Woodman: The Midwife’s Tale; Morten Lauridsen: Sure on This Shining Night. Other pieces on the program set the scene for a melodious, enchanting and heart-stirring season of true joy. Harp, organ and percussion accompany the chorus, and a reception follows the concert. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors, 21 and under free. First Church Wenham, 1 Arbor St., Wenham MA 01984 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Cantilena [MA]: Double Delight: Enchanting music for women’s chorus and piano, four hands & duo. Johannes Brahms: Neue Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 65 (selections); Gustav Holst: Ave Maria; René Clausen: Psalm 100; Libby Larsen: Canticle of Mary; B. Warren: The Appletree Madrigals (text by Ruth Whitman). Joshua T Lawton and Edward Rosser, piano. Refreshments with the chorus follow the performance. Tickets: $20 general, $15 students & seniors, $18 in advance, available at The Book Rack in Arlington Center. First Parish of Arlington, 630 Mass Ave., (fully accessible, MBTA, Street Parking), Arlington MA 02474 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Chorus of East Providence [RI]: Vivaldi's Gloria. Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria. With orchestra. St. Martha’s Church, 2595 Pawtucket Ave, East Providence RI 02914

iCal 7:30 PM. Community Chorus at South Berwick [NH]: Home for the Holidays. Franz Schubert: Magnificat; Bruce Saylor: Christmas Garland; and works by Gwyneth Walker, Rutter, and others. Choral music from around the world, celebrating the season with chamber orchestra. South Church, 292 State Street, Portsmouth NH 03801

iCal 7:30 PM. Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus [CT]: Handel’s Messiah: A Christmas Celebration. G.F. Handel: Messiah (Christmas portion). Saint Patrick Cathedral, 213 Broadway, Norwich CT 06360

iCal 7:30 PM. North Country Chorus [VT]: The Christmas Oratorio. J. S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Julie Drown, soprano; Katharine DeBoer, mezzo-soprano; Phil Brown, tenor; Lucas Weiss, bass; Alan Rowe, conductor. Tickets in advance from catamountix.org: $12 ($5 for students); admission at the door: $15 ($5 for students). Wells River Congregational Church, 76 S Main Street, Wells River VT 05081

iCal 7:30 PM. Pilgrim Festival Chorus [MA]: A Hometown Christmas. Favorites from Christmas concerts past. Tickets: $20 adults, $18 senior citizens, $15 students over 14. Children under age 14 free. St. Bonaventure Church, 803 State Road, Plymouth MA 02360

iCal 7:30 PM. Polymnia Choral Society [MA]: Polar Landscape. Featuring seasonal music from classical music to pop culture. First Parish Congregational Church, 1 Church Street, Wakefield MA 01880

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: A Mediterranean Christmas. The Christmas narrative retold using songs, chants, and instrumental pieces from the countries of the Mediterranean basin: Spain, Italy, and southern France, as well as north Africa and the Holy Land. Works are drawn from medieval manuscripts and more recent, though still archaic, folklore and oral traditions. With voices, early instruments of Europe and the Middle East, and readings of the Christmas story. First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 8:00 PM. The Cambridge Chamber Singers [MA]: A Ceremony of Carols. Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols (Juli Miller, harp); Johannes Brahms: Marienlieder; with a selection of popular English carols. Lindsey Chapel, Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: 30th Christmas at the Cathedral. Featuring a stellar brass quintet, the resonant sounds of pipe organ, and the glorious voices of the ChoralArt Singers. Tickets: $37 premium/$25 regular; student rates available, children 12 and under are free. Dress Rehearsal, December 2 at noon, features general admission only at $15 for this performance date and time only. Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress St, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Worcester Chorus [MA]: Messiah. With a full orchestra, acclaimed vocal soloists, and The Festival Singers: a group of Worcester-area vocal students coached by members of The Worcester Chorus leading up to the performance. Tickets: $49 adult, $17.50 student, $7.50 youth. Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester MA 01608

iCal 2:00 PM. Chorus North Shore [MA]: Handel's Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah. Erin Smith, soprano; Ray Bauwens, tenor; Thomas Jones, bass; Honors Youth Choir; Presto! Festival Orchestra. Our Lady of Hope Church, 1 Pineswamp Rd, Ipswich MA 01938

iCal 2:30 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: 30th Christmas at the Cathedral. Featuring a stellar brass quintet, the resonant sounds of pipe organ, and the glorious voices of the ChoralArt Singers. Tickets: $37 premium/$25 regular; student rates available, children 12 and under are free. Dress Rehearsal, December 2 at noon, features general admission only at $15 for this performance date and time only. Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress St, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 2:30 PM. Greenwich Choral Society [CT]: Winter Lights. J.S. Bach: Magnificat; Michael Isaacson: Light the Legend; Colin Britt: Light Upon Light (world premiere, commission); works by Handel and Mozart. With candle-lit procession, handbells, and carol arrangements, many with audience participation.Tickets: $28-$45 adult, $23-$45 student. Christ Church, 254 E. Putnam Avenue, Greenwich CT 06830

iCal 2:30 PM. Nashoba Valley Chorale [MA]: Annual Messiah Sing. G.F. Handel: Messiah - an open sing benefiting Loaves & Fishes. Ann Watson Born, conductor; Shawn McCann, piano. A limited number of scores are available at the door. Admission is $10. First Parish Church of Groton, 1 Powderhouse Rd, Groton MA 01450 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Acadia Choral Society [ME]: Fall Concert. Arvo Pärt: Bogoroditse Djevo; Javier Busto: Ave Maria; Chrysogonus Waddell: Rosa Mystica; John Purifoy: Et in terra pax; Bob Chilcott: Gloria; Dwight Bigler: Villagers All; Eric Whitacre: Glow; Kim Andre Arnesen: Christmas Night; Robert Cormier: Light One Candle; Arr. Matthew Culloton: Still, Still, Still; Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night; John Yane: Here Comes the Light. Tickets: $15 general admission. St. Saviour's Church, 41 Mt Desert St, Bar Harbor ME 04609

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantilena Chamber Choir [MA]: The World’s Greatest Christmas Carols! Ralph Vaughan William: Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Joseph Jennings: A Medley of Christmas Spirituals; John Rutter: Christ is the Morning Star; carol arrangements by Paul Halley; and much more! Benjamin Luxon, narrator. Something for everyone in honor of the closing event for Lenox’s 250th anniversary celebration! Trinity Church, 88 Walker St, Lenox MA 01240 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Chorus of East Providence [RI]: Vivaldi's Gloria. Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria. With orchestra. St. Martha's Church, 2595 Pawtucket Ave, East Providence RI 02914

iCal 3:00 PM. Community Chorus at South Berwick [ME]: Home for the Holidays. Franz Schubert: Magnificat; Bruce Saylor: Christmas Garland; and works by Gwyneth Walker, Rutter, and others. Choral music from around the world, celebrating the season with chamber orchestra. Hussey Theater, Noble High School, 388 Somersworth Road, North Berwick ME 03906

iCal 3:00 PM. Greater Falmouth Community Chorus [MA]: A Winter Tapestry. Music is part of the fabric of life, and this concert embodies the emotional feeling, the joy, the crispness in the air, and the childhood memories of holidays past, with a blend of classic to contemporary, from "A Holly Jolly Christmas" to Mozart and Bach. Poetry selections are woven throughout the concert to complement the music. First Congregational Church, 68 Main Street, Falmouth MA 02540 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: G.F. Handel: Messiah. Katherine Watson, soprano; Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano; Allan Clayton, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; H+H Vocal Arts Program Young Women’s Chamber Choir and Young Men’s Chorus; Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 3:00 PM. Highland Glee Club [MA]: Highland Glee Club annual Winter Concert. Music by Morley, Nanino, Monteverdi, Mendelssohn and selections from Cherubini’s Requiem, as well as traditional carols and an audience sing-a-long. In addition, concert goers will be treated to a performance by the Newton New Philharmonia Orchestra String Quartet. Tickets: $20 adult, veterans/active military $15, under 18 free, half-price for GBCC members or with college ID. First Baptist Church Needham, 858 Great Plain Avenue, Needham MA 02492 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Keene Vocal Consort [NH]: Lessons and Carols. Early music by Byrd, Binchois, Compére, Ravenscroft, Arcadelt and others. A free community event. Saint Bernard Church, 173 Main Street, Keene NH 03431

iCal 3:00 PM. Mishawum Choral Society [MA]: Winter Concert. Tickets: $20. Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church, 34 Dix Street, Winchester MA 01890

iCal 3:00 PM. Schola Nova [MA]: Lessons and Carols. Schola Nova is a choral ensemble dedicated to the performance of sacred choral music and Artists in Residence at Our Lady of the Valley Church, Easthampton. Our Lady Of Peace, 90 7th St., Turner Falls MA 01376

iCal 3:30 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: A Marian Christmas, and other Music of the Season. The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus, Barry Singer, Music Director. Music of Brahms, Vittoria, desPres, Schubert and others. Payson Park Church, Belmont MA

iCal 4:00 PM. Cantemus [MA]: Psalmists and Seers: Chichester Psalms. Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; James Woodman: The Midwife’s Tale; Morten Lauridsen: Sure on This Shining Night. Other pieces on the program set the scene for a melodious, enchanting and heart-stirring season of true joy. Harp, organ and percussion accompany the chorus, and a reception follows the concert. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors, 21 and under free. Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb Street, Newburyport MA 01950 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. North Country Chorus [VT]: The Christmas Oratorio. J. S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Julie Drown, soprano; Katharine DeBoer, mezzo-soprano; Phil Brown, tenor; Lucas Weiss, bass; Alan Rowe, conductor. Tickets in advance from catamountix.org: $12 ($5 for students); admission at the door: $15 ($5 for students). Peacham Congregational Church, Church Street, Peacham VT 05862

iCal 4:00 PM. Ridgefield Chorale [CT]: Holiday Pops. Suggested donation: $15 adults, $10 seniors and students. Proceeds will be donated to the Women's Center of Greater Danbury. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd, Ridgefield CT 06877

iCal 5:00 PM. Greenwich Choral Society [CT]: Winter Lights. J.S. Bach: Magnificat; Michael Isaacson: Light the Legend; Colin Britt: Light Upon Light (world premiere, commission); works by Handel and Mozart. With candle-lit procession, handbells, and carol arrangements, many with audience participation.Tickets: $28-$45 adult, $23-$45 student. Christ Church, 254 E. Putnam Avenue, Greenwich CT 06830

iCal 5:00 PM. Oriana Consort [MA]: Seeing the Star: Reflections on the Nativity. Kenneth Leighton: A Hymn of the Nativity; Samuel Barber: Twelfth night; Johann Sebastian Bach: Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes, BWV 40; Tomás Luis de Victoria: Ne timeas, Maria; Hans Leo Hassler: Dixit Maria ad angelum; Giovanni Gabrieli: Hodie Christus natus est; Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: O magnum mysterium; Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Angelus ad pastores ait; Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Quem vidistis, pastores; Orlande de Lassus: Videntes stellam. Admission: $20, seniors/students $15. Church of Our Saviour, 25 Monmouth Street, Brookline MA 02446 (View flier)

iCal 5:30 PM. Pilgrim Festival Chorus [MA]: A Hometown Christmas. Favorites from Christmas concerts past. Tickets: $20 adults, $18 senior citizens, $15 students over 14. Children under age 14 free. St. Bonaventure Church, 803 State Road, Plymouth MA 02360

iCal 7:00 PM. The Cambridge Chamber Singers [MA]: A Ceremony of Carols. Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols (Juli Miller, harp); Johannes Brahms: Marienlieder; with a selection of popular English carols. Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Blvd, Somerville MA 02144 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: 30th Christmas at the Cathedral. Featuring a stellar brass quintet, the resonant sounds of pipe organ, and the glorious voices of the ChoralArt Singers. Tickets: $37 premium/$25 regular; student rates available, children 12 and under are free. Dress Rehearsal, December 2 at noon, features general admission only at $15 for this performance date and time only. Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress St, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Vermont Youth Orchestra Association [VT]: How Can I Keep from Singing. The Vermont Youth Chorus explores the meaning embedded in the lyrics of the hymn “How Can I Keep From Singing” and asks, “Why do I sing?” Gwyneth Walker’s arrangement of the hymn emphasizes the celebratory and life-affirming aspects of the song. Vermont Youth Chorale led by Billy Ray Poli will join the Chorus for part of the performance. Tickets: $7 adults, $3 students; available at the door. Elley Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester VT 05446

iCal 8:00 PM. Meravelha Medieval Ensemble [MA]: Conserva nos in tempore: Music for Advent. Settings of the prophecies of biblical patriarchs and lady oracles, looking back to the days before Christ when people were trying to determine what the coming of the Lord would mean for the world. Both texts and music explore emotions, ranging from fear to cautious hope to joy, echoing our own complex emotions in these times of increasing uncertainty and darkness. Teri Kowiak, voice, director; Karen Burciaga, vielle; Lawson Daves, voice; Barbara Hill, voice; Jaya Lakshminarayanan, voice & harp; Ari Nieh, voice; Josh Schreiber Shalem, vielle & hurdy-gurdy; Catherine Stein, voice. Tickets $20/general, $15/students & seniors. Church of The Good Shepherd, 9 Russell Avenue, Watertown MA 02472 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Concord Chorale [NH]: Behold, I Bring You Glad Tidings. Works by Buxtehude, Vivaldi and Purcell. Erin M. Smith, soprano ; Kathleen Maysek, mezzo soprano; Matthew Hennek, tenor; Alex Hurd, baritone; 17-piece Baroque orchestra with brass. Tickets: $20 advance/$25 at the door general admission, $15 advance, $20 at the door for seniors. Students are free. South Congregational Church, 27 Pleasant Street, Concord NH 03301 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Quoddy Voices [ME]: A Light in the Darkness. John Newell: Children of the Light (a nine-movement cantata celebrating the light universal and the unity and dignity of all beings, with texts from the Bible, a prayer of St. Catherine of Siena, and an adaptation of a Buddhist mantra); Alexander Kopylov: Heavenly Light; Felix Mendelssohn: There Shall a Light Come Out of Jacob; settings of O Nata Lux by Thomas Tallis and Morten Lauridsen. Eastport Arts Center, 32 Washington Street, Eastport ME 04631

iCal 7:30 PM. Bagaduce Chorale [ME]: Epic Glorias. Francis Poulenc: Gloria; Karl Jenkins: Gloria. With the Mount Desert Island High School. First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill ME 04614 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Handel: Messiah. Ava Pine, soprano; Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano; Aaron Sheehan, tenor; Stephen Powell, baritone. NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston MA

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Christmas with Counterpoint & the St. Michael’s College Chorus. Holiday pieces from the sacred and secular traditions. Free admission. Saint Michael’s College, One Winooski Park, Colchester VT 05439

iCal 7:30 PM. Portsmouth Pro Musica [NH]: Benjamin Britten: Ceremony of Carols. With Sandpipers Children’s Choir; Sorana Scarlat, harp; and The Overtones a cappella group to sing holiday favorites. St. Mary's Church, 25 Third Street, Dover NH 03820 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. St Mary Schola [ME]: Christmas Pastorale. Featuring 15th century English carols, works by Des Prez, Praetorius, and Monteverdi. The second half will highlight excerpts from Charpentier's Pastorale sur la Naissance de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ, H.483. Pre-concert talks 30 minutes prior to performance. Falmouth concert features reception afterward. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State Street, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Cecilia [MA]: A Rose Has Sprung: Music for Christmas Daniel Mahoney, Conductor. John Joubert: Torches; Benjamin Britten: Christ’s Nativity; David Wilcocks: The First Nowell; Herbert Howells: A Spotless Rose; Francisco Guerrero: Ave Maria à 4; Benjamin Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin; Jake Runestad: Sleep, Little Baby, Sleep; Phillips Brooks, Lewis Redner: O Little Town of Bethlehem; William Mathias: A Babe is Born, op. 53; Felix Mendelssohn: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing; Hugo Distler: Die Weinachtgeschichte, op. 10. Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer Street, Boston MA

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Early Music Festival [MA]: The Tallis Scholars. Motets by Heinrich Isaac (Ca. 1450–1517), including Virgo prudentissima and Optime divino, with works by his contemporaries Josquin des Prez and John Browne, and a motet by Thomas Crecquillon. Pre-Concert Talk at 7 pm. St. Paul's Church, 29 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. The Jameson Singers [MA]: Musicke Most Rare. Masterworks by Heinrich Schütz and Claudio Monteverdi, including psalms, motets, madrigals and selections from Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610. Jessica Petrus, soprano; Mary Bonhag, soprano; Michael Barrett, tenor; Stefan Reed, tenor; Elijah Blaisdell, baritone. With a chamber ensemble featuring sackbuts and cornetti from the Dark Horse Consort. Tickets: $15–$45 (discounts available with advance, online purchase). First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 2:00 PM. Concord Chorus [MA]: Winter Holiday Concert. Music and carols including works by Victoria, Monteverdi, Mendelssohn, and Brahms. William Ness, organ. Middlesex School Memorial Chapel, 1400 Lowell Rd, Concord MA 01742

iCal 3:00 PM. Bagaduce Chorale [ME]: Epic Glorias. Francis Poulenc: Gloria; Karl Jenkins: Gloria. With the Mount Desert Island High School. First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill ME 04614 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Concord Chorale [NH]: Behold, I Bring You Glad Tidings. Works by Buxtehude, Vivaldi and Purcell. Erin M. Smith, soprano ; Kathleen Maysek, mezzo soprano; Matthew Hennek, tenor; Alex Hurd, baritone; 17-piece Baroque orchestra with brass. Tickets: $20 advance/$25 at the door general admission, $15 advance, $20 at the door for seniors. Students are free. Christ Church, 43 Pine Street, Exeter NH 03833 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Cambridge Community Chorus [MA]: Annual Messiah Sing 2017. Bring your own score, or scores available to borrow. Reception afterwards with refreshments, free and open to all. Free admission, donations welcome! Non-singers welcome to join the audience. St. Paul AME Church, 37 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge MA 02139 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Concord Chorus [MA]: Winter Holiday Concert. Music and carols including works by Victoria, Monteverdi, Mendelssohn, and Brahms. William Ness, organ. Middlesex School Memorial Chapel, 1400 Lowell Rd, Concord MA 01742

iCal 7:00 PM. Greater Freeport Community Chorus [ME]: Un Natale Barocco (A Baroque Christmas). Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria; Francesco Durante: Magnificat in B-flat Major; and other works from the Baroque and pre-Classical periods, as well as Italian Christmas carols. With 10-piece chamber orchestra. Tickets: $10 (per-family maximum of $25), free admission to anyone younger than 18. Sacred Heart Church, 326 Main St., Yarmouth ME 04096

iCal 7:30 PM. Amare Cantare [NH]: Winter Concerts. Eric Whitacre: Alleluia; four Polish carols (two of them sung in Polish); works by Tallis, Vaughan Williams, Warlock, and Willcocks; and a contrast in styles of the 17th century Italian composer Isabella Leonarda, and the contemporary Maine composer Erica Quin-Easter. Immaculate Conception Church, 98 Summer Street, Portsmouth NH 03801

iCal 7:30 PM. Bel Canto Chamber Singers [NH]: What Sweeter Music: Christmas Carols and Choral Settings from Chant to Contemporary. The 40th Anniversary Christmas concert features the world premiere of the Upper Valley's own Travis M. Ramsey's Magnificat and includes works by Rutter, Pachelbel, Victoria, Carrillo, Abels and others. First Congregational Church (On the Green), 10 S. Park St., Lebanon NH 03766 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Handel: Messiah. Ava Pine, soprano; Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano; Aaron Sheehan, tenor; Stephen Powell, baritone. NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston MA

iCal 7:30 PM. Clearlakes Chorale [NH]: Handel's Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah, with professional soloists and orchestra. Clearlakes Chorale is a community chorus with singers from around the Lakes Region and southern Maine. Tickets: $20 adult, $10 student, available at Black’s Paper Store in Wolfeboro, online and at the door. St. Katharine Drexel Church, 40 Hidden Springs Road, Alton NH 03809 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Granite State Choral Society [NH]: Fall concert. Christmas Holiday music in collaboration with the Granite State Ringers Bell Choir. First Congregational Church, 400 Main St, Farmington NH 03835

iCal 7:30 PM. Harvard Pro Musica [MA]: Winter Fantasy. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Morten Lauridsen: Mid-Winter Songs; Edward Elgar: The Snow. Featuring piano, cello, violin, and baritone soloists. Harvard Unitarian Church, 9 Ayer Rd, Harvard MA 01451

iCal 7:30 PM. In Choro Novo [MA]: Songs For a Winter Evening. W.A. Mozart: Dies Irae; Eric Whitacre "A Boy and a Girl"; Frank Ticheli: "Earth Song"; Irving Berlin: "How Deep Is The Ocean"; John David: "You Are the New Day"; Randall Thompson: "The Last Words of David"; Glen Ballard/Siedah Garrett: "Man In the Mirror"; Moses Hogan: "Elija Rock"; John Wilbye: "Draw On Sweet Night"; John Lennon/Paul McCartney: "Drive My Car"; Undine Moore: "Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord"; Mykola Leontovich: "Carol of the Bells"; Zoltán Kodaly: "Veni, Veni Emmanuel"; J.S. Bach: Sanctus in D minor, Sanctus No IV and No II. Tickets: $15 advance, $20 at the door. Marsh Chapel, Boston University, 735 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA 02215 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Mad River Chorale [VT]: Holiday Concert. Waitsfield United Church of Christ Village Meeting House, 4335 Main St, Waitsfield VT 05673

iCal 7:30 PM. Maine Music Society Chorale [ME]: Heritage Holidays. Christmas music from the United States, including “White Christmas”, “I’ll be home for Christmas” and “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Special guests Rabbi Sruli Dresdner and his wife Lisa from Temple Shalom, Auburn, who will perform traditional Klezmer Music and Chanukah Songs, including “O, ir kleyne likhtelekh”, “Chanukah O Chanukah” and “I Have a Little Dreydl.” Everyone will also join in singing Christmas carols. Advance concert ticket prices ($2 more at the door): Adults $22; Seniors $20; Students $10; Children under 12 free when accompanied by an adult. (For a preview of what’s in store, listen in to John Corrie, Susan Trask and Rabbi Dresdner on 105.5’s Breakfast Club Tuesday, December 5, at 8:00 a.m.) Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston ME 04240 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Monadnock Chorus [NH]: Sing Noel. Hal Hopson: Sing Noel. With the Apple Hill String Quartet and the Hancock Village Ringers. Peterborough Town Hall, 1 Grove St, Peterborough NH 03458 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Renaissance Voices [ME]: Christmas with Renaissance Voices. Sanford-Springvale Historical Society, 505 Main St, Springvale ME 04083

iCal 7:30 PM. Sharing a New Song [MA]: Ubuntu. Repertoire from the chorus's August 2017 trip to South Africa, as well as a selection of American music and musical styles and music from other countries where the chorus has traveled. Ubuntu is a Nguni Bantu term meaning "humanity". It is often used in a more philosophical sense to mean "the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity". First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 02476 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus [MA]: Holiday Extravaganza with The Grinch. Pops concert. Nicholas Palmer, Guest Conductor; with Cantor Martin Levson, Sinai Temple, Springfield. Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court St, Springfield MA 01103 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Westford Chorus [MA]: Songs for the Season. Music for chorus, brass quartet and organ by Giovanni Gabrieli, Benjamin Britten and Daniel Pinkham, with other holiday music. United Methodist Church, 10 Church Street, Westford MA 01742 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Noël: Music for the Season in Cambridge. Seasonal music for chamber chorus and ensemble by Schütz, Harbison, Holst and Vaughan Williams, with unusual, and unusually gorgeous, music by Bax and Chadwick. Single Tickets: $25-$75; 20% discount with online code HOLIDAY20. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Con Brio [CT]: Christmas Concerts. John Rutter: Magnificat; Michael Praetorius: Es ist ein Ros; Pieters Sweelinck: Hodie Jan; Pietro Yon: Jesu Bambino; David Brunner: Still, Still, Still; Claude Debussy: Yver, vous n’estes qu’un villain; Morten Lauridsen: Sure on This Shining Night; Michael Praetorius: In Dulci Jubilo; Giovanni Gabrieli: Buccinate; and other holiday songs. Christ the King Church, 1 McCurdy Rd, Old Lyme CT 06371

iCal 8:00 PM. Oriana Consort [MA]: Seeing the Star: Reflections on the Nativity. Kenneth Leighton: A Hymn of the Nativity; Samuel Barber: Twelfth night; Johann Sebastian Bach: Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes, BWV 40; Tomás Luis de Victoria: Ne timeas, Maria; Hans Leo Hassler: Dixit Maria ad angelum; Giovanni Gabrieli: Hodie Christus natus est; Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: O magnum mysterium; Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Angelus ad pastores ait; Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Quem vidistis, pastores; Orlande de Lassus: Videntes stellam. Admission: $20, seniors/students $15. First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Waterbury Chorale [CT]: Magnificat: A Glorious Christmas Festival. St. Michael Episcopal Church, 74 South St., Litchfield CT 06759

iCal 2:00 PM. Clearlakes Chorale [NH]: Handel's Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah, with professional soloists and orchestra. Clearlakes Chorale is a community chorus with singers from around the Lakes Region and southern Maine. Tickets: $20 adult, $10 student, available at Black’s Paper Store in Wolfeboro, online and at the door. St. Katharine Drexel Church, 40 Hidden Springs Road, Alton NH 03809 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Down East Singers [ME]: A Celtic Christmas with Castlebay. Rockport Opera House, 6 Central Street, Rockport ME 04856

iCal 2:00 PM. Keene Chorale [NH]: A Very Britten Christmas. Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols (Jordan Thomas, harp; with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago); St. Nicholas Cantata (Ethan Bremner, tenor; Vladimir Odinokikh, piano). Cailin Marcel Manson, conductor. St. Bernard Church, 185 Main Street, Keene NH 03431

iCal 2:00 PM. Salisbury Singers [MA]: Holiday Concert at Worcester Art Museum. Free with Museum admission. Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609

iCal 2:30 PM. Greater Freeport Community Chorus [ME]: Un Natale Barocco (A Baroque Christmas). Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria; Francesco Durante: Magnificat in B-flat Major; and other works from the Baroque and pre-Classical periods, as well as Italian Christmas carols. With 10-piece chamber orchestra. Tickets: $10 (per-family maximum of $25), free admission to anyone younger than 18. First Parish Church, 9 Cleaveland Street, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 3:00 PM. Amare Cantare [NH]: Winter Concerts. Eric Whitacre: Alleluia; four Polish carols (two of them sung in Polish); works by Tallis, Vaughan Williams, Warlock, and Willcocks; and a contrast in styles of the 17th century Italian composer Isabella Leonarda, and the contemporary Maine composer Erica Quin-Easter. Saint Joseph’s Church, 150 Central Avenue, Dover NH 03820

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Cecilia [MA]: A Rose Has Sprung: Music for Christmas Daniel Mahoney, Conductor. John Joubert: Torches; Benjamin Britten: Christ’s Nativity; David Wilcocks: The First Nowell; Herbert Howells: A Spotless Rose; Francisco Guerrero: Ave Maria à 4; Benjamin Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin; Jake Runestad: Sleep, Little Baby, Sleep; Phillips Brooks, Lewis Redner: O Little Town of Bethlehem; William Mathias: A Babe is Born, op. 53; Felix Mendelssohn: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing; Hugo Distler: Die Weinachtgeschichte, op. 10. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: Believe. Celebrating the joy of the season with traditional favorites ("Ave Maria," "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," "Oh Holy Night") and modern classics ("Spirit of the Season," "Believe," "North Pole Rock n' Roll"). Tickets start at $25 (before fees). All performances at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Noël: Music for the Season in Cambridge. Seasonal music for chamber chorus and ensemble by Schütz, Harbison, Holst and Vaughan Williams, with unusual, and unusually gorgeous, music by Bax and Chadwick. Single Tickets: $25-$75; 20% discount with online code HOLIDAY20. Powers Hall, Needham Town Hall, 1471 Highland Ave, Needham MA 02492 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Con Brio [CT]: Christmas Concerts. John Rutter: Magnificat; Michael Praetorius: Es ist ein Ros; Pieters Sweelinck: Hodie Jan; Pietro Yon: Jesu Bambino; David Brunner: Still, Still, Still; Claude Debussy: Yver, vous n’estes qu’un villain; Morten Lauridsen: Sure on This Shining Night; Michael Praetorius: In Dulci Jubilo; Giovanni Gabrieli: Buccinate; and other holiday songs. Christ the King Church, 1 McCurdy Rd, Old Lyme CT 06371

iCal 3:00 PM. Concord Chorale [NH]: Behold, I Bring You Glad Tidings. Works by Buxtehude, Vivaldi and Purcell. Erin M. Smith, soprano ; Kathleen Maysek, mezzo soprano; Matthew Hennek, tenor; Alex Hurd, baritone; 17-piece Baroque orchestra with brass. Tickets: $20 advance/$25 at the door general admission, $15 advance, $20 at the door for seniors. Students are free. South Congregational Church, 27 Pleasant Street, Concord NH 03301 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Fairfield County Chorale [CT]: Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah (complete). Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Granite State Choral Society [NH]: Fall concert. Christmas Holiday music in collaboration with the Granite State Ringers Bell Choir. First United Methodist Church, 34 S Main St., Rochester NH 03867

iCal 3:00 PM. Mad River Chorale [VT]: Holiday Concert. Waterbury Congregational Church, 8 N Main Street, Waterbury VT 05676

iCal 3:00 PM. Maine Music Society Chorale [ME]: Heritage Holidays. Christmas music from the United States, including “White Christmas”, “I’ll be home for Christmas” and “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Special guests Rabbi Sruli Dresdner and his wife Lisa from Temple Shalom, Auburn, who will perform traditional Klezmer Music and Chanukah Songs, including “O, ir kleyne likhtelekh”, “Chanukah O Chanukah” and “I Have a Little Dreydl.” Everyone will also join in singing Christmas carols. Advance concert ticket prices ($2 more at the door): Adults $22; Seniors $20; Students $10; Children under 12 free when accompanied by an adult. (For a preview of what’s in store, listen in to John Corrie, Susan Trask and Rabbi Dresdner on 105.5’s Breakfast Club Tuesday, December 5, at 8:00 a.m.) Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston ME 04240 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Monadnock Chorus [NH]: Sing Noel. Hal Hopson: Sing Noel. With the Apple Hill String Quartet and the Hancock Village Ringers. Peterborough Town Hall, 1 Grove St, Peterborough NH 03458 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. New England Classical Singers [MA]: Rejoice! J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (first Cantata)' “Jauchzet, frohlocket!”, Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noël; and a cappella holiday favorites. With Julia Cavallaro, alto; Greg Zavracky, tenor; Thomas Jones, bass; and the chamber orchestra. NECS will also join the audience for post-concert refreshments and an old-fashioned carol sing led by Artistic Director David Hodgkins. Tickets: $25 adult, $20 senior, $8 children and students with ID. Christ Church Andover, 33 Central Street, Andover MA 01810

iCal 3:00 PM. Quoddy Voices [ME]: A Light in the Darkness. John Newell: Children of the Light (a nine-movement cantata celebrating the light universal and the unity and dignity of all beings, with texts from the Bible, a prayer of St. Catherine of Siena, and an adaptation of a Buddhist mantra); Alexander Kopylov: Heavenly Light; Felix Mendelssohn: There Shall a Light Come Out of Jacob; settings of O Nata Lux by Thomas Tallis and Morten Lauridsen. Eastport Arts Center, 32 Washington Street, Eastport ME 04631

iCal 3:00 PM. River's Edge Chorale [MA]: Holiday Concert. First United Methodist Church in Hudson, Hudson MA 01749 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Westford Chorus [MA]: Songs for the Season. Music for chorus, brass quartet and organ by Giovanni Gabrieli, Benjamin Britten and Daniel Pinkham, with other holiday music. Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Road, Chelmsford MA 01742 (View flier)

iCal 3:30 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Not-Quite Winter Concert. Maurice Duruflé: Requiem; J.S. Bach: Cantata N0. 50, “Nun ist das Heil”; Delvyn Case: Rocket Sleigh. With the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 02476

iCal 4:00 PM. Bel Canto Chamber Singers [NH]: What Sweeter Music: Christmas Carols and Choral Settings from Chant to Contemporary. The 40th Anniversary Christmas concert features the world premiere of the Upper Valley's own Travis M. Ramsey's Magnificat and includes works by Rutter, Pachelbel, Victoria, Carrillo, Abels and others. First Congregational Church (On the Green), 10 S. Park St., Lebanon NH 03766 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Cantemus [MA]: Psalmists and Seers: Chichester Psalms. Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; James Woodman: The Midwife’s Tale; Morten Lauridsen: Sure on This Shining Night. Other pieces on the program set the scene for a melodious, enchanting and heart-stirring season of true joy. Harp, organ and percussion accompany the chorus, and a reception follows the concert. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors, 21 and under free. First Church in Swampscott, 40 Monument Ave., Swampscott MA 01907 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Master Singers of Lexington [MA]: A Master Singers Christmas. Conrad Susa: Carols and Lullabies; Pamela Marshall: Shepherds and Angels. We will close the concert with a selection of festive Christmas carols. Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington MA 02420

iCal 4:00 PM. Quincy Choral Society [MA]: Holiday Concert: The Shepherd's Gloria. Tickets: $20. Central Middle School, 875 Hancock St., Quincy MA 02170

iCal 4:00 PM. The Stamford Chorale [CT]: Handel Favorites. G.F. Handel: "Zadok the Priest"; "The King Shall Rejoice"; "Hallelujah" chorus. Sarah Saturnino, mezzo soprano; Christopher Grundy, bass; Eric Trudel, accompanist; David Gomez, music director. Supported by a City of Stamford Community Arts Partnership Program (CAPP) grant. Tickets: $20, available at the door. St. John's Lutheran Church, 884 Newfield Avenue, Stamford CT 06905 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. St Mary Schola [ME]: Christmas Pastorale. Featuring 15th century English carols, works by Des Prez, Praetorius, and Monteverdi. The second half will highlight excerpts from Charpentier's Pastorale sur la Naissance de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ, H.483. Pre-concert talks 30 minutes prior to performance. Falmouth concert features reception afterward. Episcopal Church of St Mary, 43 Foreside Rd, Falmouth ME 04105 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Vermont Youth Orchestra Association [VT]: OrchestraChorusPalooza. Musicians from the VYOA’s three orchestras and two choruses perform selections by Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Rossini, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and others, including a combined orchestra and chorus performance of music from Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. Tickets: $12 Adults, $7 Students. Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St, Burlington VT 05401 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Waterbury Chorale [CT]: Magnificat: A Glorious Christmas Festival. St. John's on the Green, 16 Church Street, Waterbury CT 06702

iCal 7:00 PM. Acadia Choral Society [ME]: Fall Concert. Arvo Pärt: Bogoroditse Djevo; Javier Busto: Ave Maria; Chrysogonus Waddell: Rosa Mystica; John Purifoy: Et in terra pax; Bob Chilcott: Gloria; Dwight Bigler: Villagers All; Eric Whitacre: Glow; Kim Andre Arnesen: Christmas Night; Robert Cormier: Light One Candle; Arr. Matthew Culloton: Still, Still, Still; Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night; John Yane: Here Comes the Light. Tickets: $15 general admission. St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 175 Douglas Hwy, Ellsworth ME 04605

iCal 7:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: Believe. Celebrating the joy of the season with traditional favorites ("Ave Maria," "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," "Oh Holy Night") and modern classics ("Spirit of the Season," "Believe," "North Pole Rock n' Roll"). Tickets start at $25 (before fees). All performances at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Fitchburg State Choirs [MA]: Choral Kaleidoscope. Pop, spirituals, jazz, Renaissance, Baroque, music of South Africa, Venezuela, Brazil, Russia, and more performed by the Fitchburg State Concert Choir, Fitchburg State Chamber Choir, Harmonic Velocity (FSU's student-led a cappella ensemble), Gardner High School Select Choir, Fitchburg High School Concert Choir, and Naragansett Regional High School Concert Chorus. Free and open to the public. Weston Auditorium, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg MA 01420 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: Handel’s “Messiah” Sing-Along. A festive Messiah sing-along with fun group-format solos and accompanied by the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra. Food and cash donations for Portland’s emergency food pantry, Project FEED, will be accepted at the door. All of the event proceeds will be donated to Project FEED. Tickets: $5, student free. Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford Street, Portland ME 04103 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. St Mary Schola [ME]: Christmas Pastorale. Featuring 15th century English carols, works by Des Prez, Praetorius, and Monteverdi. The second half will highlight excerpts from Charpentier's Pastorale sur la Naissance de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ, H.483. Pre-concert talks 30 minutes prior to performance. Falmouth concert features reception afterward. Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Boston Landmarks One City Choir, Eureka Ensemble, North End Music & Performing Arts Center [MA]: Handel's Messiah in the North End. G.F. Handel: Messiah. Emily Tweedy, soprano; Nataly Wickham, alto; Ethan Depuy, tenor; Junhan Choi, bass. Kristo Kondakci, conductor. With a special prelude sung by the NEMPAC youth choir (students from the local North End Elementary schools, the St. John School and the Eliot K-8 Innovation School) directed by Alexandra Dietrich and Stefano Marchese. Tickets: $5-$20. St. Stephen's Church, 401 Hanover Street, Boston MA 02109

iCal 7:00 PM. Voce [CT]: Angels of Heaven. Carols and anthems of the holiday season, with Primi Voci, from the Connecticut Children’s Chorus. Calvary Church, 27 Church Street, Stonington CT 06378

iCal 7:30 PM. Amare Cantare [NH]: Winter Concerts. Eric Whitacre: Alleluia; four Polish carols (two of them sung in Polish); works by Tallis, Vaughan Williams, Warlock, and Willcocks; and a contrast in styles of the 17th century Italian composer Isabella Leonarda, and the contemporary Maine composer Erica Quin-Easter. Christ Church, 43 Pine Street, Exeter NH 03833

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Christmas with Counterpoint & the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Traditional favorites, a singalong, a brand-new student composition, and a bit of silliness from PDQ Bach and Tom Lehrer. Warren United Church, Warren VT 05674

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: A Bach Christmas. J.S. Bach: Cantata 36, Schwingt freudig euch empor; J.S. Bach: Cantata 147, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben; J.L. Bach: Uns ist ein Kind geboren; Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: “Mystery” Sonata No. 1, The Annunciation. Margot Rood, soprano; Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano; Doug Dodson, countertenor; Emily Marvosh, contralto; Jonas Budris , tenor; Brian Giebler, tenor; David McFerrin, baritone; Peter Walker, bass; Aisslinn Nosky, violin; Scott Allen Jarrett, conductor. Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Sing We Noël. Holiday music, sing-along Christmas carols, inspiring performance, and homemade cookies and hot chocolate. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Christmas with Counterpoint & the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Traditional favorites, a singalong, a brand-new student composition, and a bit of silliness from PDQ Bach and Tom Lehrer. Newport Congregational Church, 63 Third Street, Newport VT 05855

iCal 7:30 PM. Farmington Valley Chorale [CT]: Star of Wonder - featuring Amahl and the Night Visitors, with Hartford Opera Theater. Seasonal music of F. Poulenc, F. Lewis, P. Lohman, and M. Sirett; Gian Carlo Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors (in partnership with Hartford Opera Theater). The program explores the traditional story of the Wise Men’s journey to the Christ Child through different musical and cultural lenses. First Church of Christ, 689 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury CT 06070 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Music on the Hill Festival Chorus with Jubilate Ringers [CT]: Sounds of the Season: Music on the Hill Christmas Concert. Carols and Christmas songs, including works by Vaughan Williams and John Rutter; David H. Connell: "A Star" (for chorus with solo clarinet, poetry by Rudolph Nemser); Ellen Dickinson: "Light in the Darkness" (premiere); and twelve carols in four movements—Hope, Peace, Love, and Joy—for chorus and handbells with crotales. St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road, Wilton CT 06897 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Pilgrim Festival Chorus [MA]: Annual Messiah and Carol Sing-Along. PFC director William B. Richter leads the audience in carols and the familiar choruses from Part I of Handel’s Messiah, concluding with the Hallelujah Chorus. With local soloists. Tickets: $10, children under age of 12 free. Scores are available to borrow on site, or attendees are welcome to bring their own. First Congregational Church, 6 Plympton St, Middleborough MA 02346

iCal 7:30 PM. Solaris Vocal Ensemble [VT]: Holiday Lights 2017. Francesco Durante: Magnificat for soloists, chorus, strings, and organ; Richard Stoehr: A Grace Before Christmas; Ave Maria (Stoehr was a celebrated instructor at Saint Michael’s College from 1941-1950); Leonard Bernstein: Gloria Tibi for women’s voices with tenor soloist; a new composition by Solaris tenor D.J. Tetrault; Dale Wood: Carol from an Irish Cabin; Oja Gjeilo: Northern Lights. With the Green Taylor String Quartet. The White Meeting House, (Waterbury Congregational Church), 8 North Main Street, Waterbury VT 05676 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Voce [CT]: Angels of Heaven. Carols and anthems of the holiday season, with Primi Voci, from the Connecticut Children’s Chorus. Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland Street, Hartford CT 06105

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: Believe. Celebrating the joy of the season with traditional favorites ("Ave Maria," "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," "Oh Holy Night") and modern classics ("Spirit of the Season," "Believe," "North Pole Rock n' Roll"). Tickets start at $25 (before fees). All performances at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: Candlelight Christmas at Old South. Holiday music and selected carols with audience participation. Tickets: $25-$45, $10 for those under age 30. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Messiah Sing. The 56th annual sing-along performances of Handel’s magnificent oratorio – where the audience is the chorus! Kevin Leong, conductor. Bring your own score or borrow one of ours. Non-singers are also welcome to listen and enjoy. Open seating, no advance reservations needed. Plenty of parking available. Suggested admission donation $12. Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Road, Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Sing We Noël. Holiday music, sing-along Christmas carols, inspiring performance, and homemade cookies and hot chocolate. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Choral Ensemble [MA]: Christmas Connection: Noel. Eric Whitacre: Lux aurumque; Francis Poulenc: Christmas Motets; Hugo Distler: Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen; other holiday songs and carols. With Bill Littlefield, host of NPR's Only A Game. Concert is preceded by an organ recital by Andrew Shenton that starts at 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $20–$30 in advance (additional $5 at the door); free with proof of an EBT card. Old South Church, 645 Boylston St, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Saengerfest Men's Chorus [MA]: Choose Something Like A Star. Annual Christmas concert. Featuring the St. Paul’s Choir, from the St. Paul’s Choir School in Harvard Square, the only Catholic boys choir school in the United States. Regis College, 235 Wellesley Street, Weston MA 02493 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Concord Women's Chorus [MA]: Celebremus: a Season of Song. Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord MA 01742

iCal 3:00 PM. Farmington Valley Chorale [CT]: Star of Wonder - featuring Amahl and the Night Visitors, with Hartford Opera Theater. Seasonal music of F. Poulenc, F. Lewis, P. Lohman, and M. Sirett; Gian Carlo Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors (in partnership with Hartford Opera Theater). The program explores the traditional story of the Wise Men’s journey to the Christ Child through different musical and cultural lenses. First Church of Christ, 689 Hopmeadow Street, Route 10, Simsbury CT 06070 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Third Baptist Church of Lawrence [MA]: Fifth Annual Christmas Concert and Fundraiser - Sing Joy to the World! The New England Tenors will make a cameo appearance. Come and enjoy a magical musical experience in the beautiful music hall, with choirs singing, instrumentals and sounds of “The Great Organ”, a very large pipe organ built in 1852. Tickets: Adults $20 in advance, $25 at the door; Children (12 and under) $5. Snow date: Sunday, December 17, 2017, same time (call 978-683-9913 for concert update). The Historical Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Methuen MA 01844 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Voices Boston [MA]: Sounds of the Season 2017. Holiday music, with the Prep, Circle, Gershwin, Bernstein & Copland Ensembles. Tickets: $12.50 adults ($15 at the door); $5.00 children. First Parish In Brookline, 382 Walnut Street, Brookline MA 02445 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. City Singers [CT]: Circle of Joy! A program linking creative choral compositions and classics by masters from a wide span of musical history to the carols and folksongs that inspired them. For example, the French Canadian "Huron Carol" is based on the French song Une Jeune Pucelle, and Handel’s "Pastoral Symphony" from Messiah is based on the Italian songs Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle and Quando Nascette Ninno. In the performance, accompanying instruments will capture the native sound of the original carols and songs. A colorful array of native instruments, organ, harp, woodwinds, bells and percussion, choral ensemble and the voice of our audience will complete our Circle of Joy! First Church of Christ, 12 South Main Street, West Hartford CT 06107 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Christmas with Counterpoint & the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Traditional favorites, a singalong, a brand-new student composition, and a bit of silliness from PDQ Bach and Tom Lehrer. Grafton White Church, Grafton VT 05146

iCal 5:00 PM. GMChorale [CT]: A Festival of Carols. With the Cancel Choir of First Congregational Church. First Congregational Church, 111 Church Drive, Cheshire CT 06410 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut/Norwalk Symphony [CT]: Joys of the Season: Bach to Pops! J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (excerpts); Meyerbeer's Les Patineurs (the Skaters); Anderson’s Sleigh Ride; and Handel’s "Halleluiah" chorus. Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851

iCal 5:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Sing We Noël. Holiday music, sing-along Christmas carols, inspiring performance, and homemade cookies and hot chocolate. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 6:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Christmas Pops. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891

iCal 7:00 PM. Manchester Choral Society [NH]: Sweet Was the Song. J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, Parts I and III; Kim Andre Arnesen: "Cradle Hymn"; Michael John Trotta: Ave Maria; Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium; Bob Chilcott Wenceslas. In collaboration with our youth choir, Second Generation Manchester Choral Society (2GMCS). Tickets $25/$20; free admission for students grades K-12. Reduce prices available for groups Saint Joseph Cathedral, 145 Lowell Street, Manchester NH 03104 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Musica Sacra [MA]: Mother for the World: Songs of Mary. Works by Tavener, Clemens, Britten, Verdi, Morales, Rachmaninoff, and others. Tickets: $27 general admission, $45 reserved, $10 student/low income. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 7:00 PM. Providence Singers [RI]: G.F. Handel: Messiah. With the Rhode Island Philharmonic and soloists, Christine Noel, conductor. Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of The Arts, Providence RI 02903

iCal 7:00 PM. Voce [CT]: Angels of Heaven. Carols and anthems of the holiday season, with Primi Voci, from the Connecticut Children’s Chorus. St Alban's Episcopal Church, 197 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury CT 06070

iCal 7:30 PM. Emmanuel Music [MA]: Christmas Oratorio. Jonas Budris, tenor (Evangelist). Tickets: General $30; 2nd Tier $60; 1st Tier $95; Patron $150; Students $10. Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 7:30 PM. Renaissance Voices [ME]: Christmas with Renaissance Voices. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State Street, Portland ME 04101

iCal 7:30 PM. Solaris Vocal Ensemble [VT]: Holiday Lights 2017. Francesco Durante: Magnificat for soloists, chorus, strings, and organ; Richard Stoehr: A Grace Before Christmas; Ave Maria (Stoehr was a celebrated instructor at Saint Michael’s College from 1941-1950); Leonard Bernstein: Gloria Tibi for women’s voices with tenor soloist; a new composition by Solaris tenor D.J. Tetrault; Dale Wood: Carol from an Irish Cabin; Oja Gjeilo: Northern Lights. With the Green Taylor String Quartet. College Street Congregational Church, 255 College Street, Burlington VT 05401 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: Believe. Celebrating the joy of the season with traditional favorites ("Ave Maria," "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," "Oh Holy Night") and modern classics ("Spirit of the Season," "Believe," "North Pole Rock n' Roll"). Tickets start at $25 (before fees). All performances at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Messiah Sing. The 56th annual sing-along performances of Handel’s magnificent oratorio – where the audience is the chorus! Kevin Leong, conductor. Bring your own score or borrow one of ours. Non-singers are also welcome to listen and enjoy. Open seating, no advance reservations needed. Plenty of parking available. Suggested admission donation $12. Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Road, Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: A Candlelight Christmas. David Willcocks: The First Nowell; Hugo Jungst: How Great Our Joy; J. S. Bach: Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36; Mark Burrows: Pat-A-Pan; Franz Schubert: Magnificat in C Major, D. 486; Keith Christopher: In the Bleak Midwinter; David Wilicocks: O Come All Ye Faithful; Michael Burkhardt: Silent Night; G. F. Handel: Hallelujah Chorus. Tickets: $25 open seating/$30 reserved. Brewster Baptist Church, 1848 Main Street, Brewster MA 02631

iCal 2:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Christmas Pops. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891

iCal 2:00 PM. Kent Singers [CT]: Comfort and Joy: Lullabies and Dances for Christmastide. Conrad Susa: Carols and Lullabies, with harp, guitar, marimba and organ. St. Andrew's Church, 1 N Main St, Kent CT 06757

iCal 2:00 PM. Renaissance Voices [ME]: Christmas with Renaissance Voices. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State Street, Portland ME 04101

iCal 2:00 PM. South Coast Community Chorale [MA]: Winter Concert, Honoring Our Community Heroes. SCCC's 20th anniversary winter concert, featuring highlights from Handel’s Messiah, Pergolesi’s Magnificat , "A Musicological Journey Through the Twelve Days of Christmas", "Irving Berlin’s Christmas", and other Christmas and classical favorites. If you are a teacher, nurse, doctor, police officer, firefighter, member of our military, or any other public servant, you are invited at a special ticket price of $10 to honor your service. Regular tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door; $3 discount for students and seniors. St. Bernadette 529 Eastern Ave., Fall River MA 02720 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: A Bach Christmas. J.S. Bach: Cantata 36, Schwingt freudig euch empor; J.S. Bach: Cantata 147, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben; J.L. Bach: Uns ist ein Kind geboren; Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: “Mystery” Sonata No. 1, The Annunciation. Margot Rood, soprano; Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano; Doug Dodson, countertenor; Emily Marvosh, contralto; Jonas Budris , tenor; Brian Giebler, tenor; David McFerrin, baritone; Peter Walker, bass; Aisslinn Nosky, violin; Scott Allen Jarrett, conductor. Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 3:00 PM. Manchester Choral Society [MA]: Sweet Was the Song. J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, Parts I and III; Kim Andre Arnesen: "Cradle Hymn"; Michael John Trotta: Ave Maria; Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium; Bob Chilcott Wenceslas. In collaboration with our youth choir, Second Generation Manchester Choral Society (2GMCS). Tickets $25/$20; free admission for students grades K-12. Reduce prices available for groups Saint Joseph Cathedral, 145 Lowell Street, Manchester MA 03104 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Solaris Vocal Ensemble [VT]: Holiday Lights 2017. Francesco Durante: Magnificat for soloists, chorus, strings, and organ; Richard Stoehr: A Grace Before Christmas; Ave Maria (Stoehr was a celebrated instructor at Saint Michael’s College from 1941-1950); Leonard Bernstein: Gloria Tibi for women’s voices with tenor soloist; a new composition by Solaris tenor D.J. Tetrault; Dale Wood: Carol from an Irish Cabin; Oja Gjeilo: Northern Lights. With the Green Taylor String Quartet. South Hero Congregational Church, 24 South Street, South Hero VT 05486 (View flier)

iCal 3:30 PM. Assabet Valley Mastersingers [MA]: Messiah Sing. G.F. Handel: Messiah (Christmas portion and Hallelujah Chorus), sing-along. Featuring: Brett Maguire, organ. An annual holiday tradition. First Church Congregational, 37 High Street, Marlborough MA 01752

iCal 4:00 PM. Cambridge Community Chorus [MA]: Handel's Judas Maccabeus. Pamela Mindell, conductor; Teresa Wakim, soprano; Mary Gerbi, mezzo-soprano; Jason McStoots, tenor; Ulysses Thomas, bass-baritone. With professional orchestra. Tickets: $25 general admission, $15 students/seniors; pay-as-you-are-able option at door. Wheelchair accessible. Kresge Auditorium, MIT, 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Christmas Pops. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891

iCal 4:00 PM. City Singers [CT]: Circle of Joy! A program linking creative choral compositions and classics by masters from a wide span of musical history to the carols and folksongs that inspired them. For example, the French Canadian "Huron Carol" is based on the French song Une Jeune Pucelle, and Handel’s "Pastoral Symphony" from Messiah is based on the Italian songs Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle and Quando Nascette Ninno. In the performance, accompanying instruments will capture the native sound of the original carols and songs. A colorful array of native instruments, organ, harp, woodwinds, bells and percussion, choral ensemble and the voice of our audience will complete our Circle of Joy! First Church of Christ, 12 South Main Street, West Hartford CT 06107 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Paul Madore Chorale [MA]: Hallelujah Christmas. Choruses and arias from Part 1 of Messiah, plus traditional carols and anthems. Rebecca Hains, soprano; Kate Flood, mezzo-soprano; Giovanni Formisano, tenor; Jeffrey Brody, conductor. St. Anne Church, 290 Jefferson Avenue, Salem MA 01970 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: A Candlelight Christmas. David Willcocks: The First Nowell; Hugo Jungst: How Great Our Joy; J. S. Bach: Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36; Mark Burrows: Pat-A-Pan; Franz Schubert: Magnificat in C Major, D. 486; Keith Christopher: In the Bleak Midwinter; David Wilicocks: O Come All Ye Faithful; Michael Burkhardt: Silent Night; G. F. Handel: Hallelujah Chorus. Tickets: $25 open seating/$30 reserved. Brewster Baptist Church, 1848 Main Street, Brewster MA 02631

iCal 5:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Christmas with Counterpoint & the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Traditional favorites, a singalong, a brand-new student composition, and a bit of silliness from PDQ Bach and Tom Lehrer. First Congregational Church, 3624 Main St, Manchester VT 05254

iCal 7:00 PM. Bagaduce Chorale [ME]: Epic Glorias. Francis Poulenc: Gloria; Karl Jenkins: Gloria. With the Mount Desert Island High School. Ellsworth High School, 299 State St, Ellsworth ME 04605 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Novi Cantori Chamber Choir [MA]: Novi Cantori Choir to Perform “Beams of Hope” Holiday Concert. Music of Bach, Brahms, Bruckner and festive holiday favorites woven into a tapestry of sound that will refresh and inspire its audience. Open to the public without charge; free will donation will be requested at the door. St. Rose de Lima Parish, 600 Grattan Street, Chicopee MA 01020 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Belmont Open Sings, hosted by Powers Music School [MA]: G.F. Handel: Messiah. Open sing. Tickets: $10 per person; No reservations needed. First timers are welcome. Accompanied by a professional-level orchestra, with some of Boston's finest soloists. Mary Beekman, Artistic Director. Vocal scores and a choral warm-up are provided. Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont MA 02478 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: Believe. Celebrating the joy of the season with traditional favorites ("Ave Maria," "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," "Oh Holy Night") and modern classics ("Spirit of the Season," "Believe," "North Pole Rock n' Roll"). Tickets start at $25 (before fees). All performances at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: Carols at Midnight: French Christmas Music 1500-1700. Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Messe de Minuit; and a cornucopia of French Christmas music for voices, viols, harp and organ. Serene liturgies from the Burgundian court mingle with late Renaissance and early Baroque carols and dances. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 6:00 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: A Skylark Christmas. An annual journey through select excerpts of the Christmas story from the King James Bible, enhanced and celebrated through timeless carols. Tickets $30 general admission. First Congregational Church, 68 Main Street, Falmouth MA 02540

iCal 7:00 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: Kotzschmar Christmas with Cornils. Join the ChoralArt Singers as we perform with the Kotzschmar Organ, Portland's municipal organ. In this festive holiday concert we are also joined by the Kotzschmar Festival Brass and The Parish Ringers (a hand bell choir). This concert is the final performance of Municipal Organist Ray Cornils in his 27th year. Tickets through https://www.porttix.com Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland ME 04101

iCal 7:30 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: Candlelight Christmas. Scott Allen Jarrett conducts the Back Bay Chorale and Majestic Brass; with Justin T. Blackwell, organ. Join the singing of new and old traditional carols with family, friends, and children. Tickets: $25 and up. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: Candlelight Christmas. Scott Allen Jarrett conducts the Back Bay Chorale and Majestic Brass; with Justin T. Blackwell, organ. Join the singing of new and old traditional carols with family, friends, and children. Tickets: $25 and up. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Hartford Chorale [CT]: Messiah. G.F. Handel: Messiah. Richard Coffey, conductor. With the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Belding Theater at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: A Skylark Christmas. An annual journey through select excerpts of the Christmas story from the King James Bible, enhanced and celebrated through timeless carols. Tickets $30 general admission. St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 625 Main Street, Chatham MA 02633

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: A Skylark Christmas. An annual journey through select excerpts of the Christmas story from the King James Bible, enhanced and celebrated through timeless carols. Tickets $30 general admission. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 166 High St, Newburyport MA 01950

iCal 7:30 PM. Arcadia Players [MA]: Messiah. Single tickets: $40 general admission ($37.50 advance purchase), $10 student; group discounts. Abbey Memorial Chapel, Mount Holyoke College, College Street, South Hadley MA 01075 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: A Skylark Christmas. An annual journey through select excerpts of the Christmas story from the King James Bible, enhanced and celebrated through timeless carols. Tickets $30 general admission. Old North Church, 35 Washington Street, Marblehead MA 01945

iCal 8:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Christmas in Medieval England. Music for Advent and Christmas from 15th-century England, including motets by Leonel Power and John Dunstaple, English carols, and Sarum plainchant. Tickets: $30-$68 adult, $10 student, under 18 admitted free. First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 2:30 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Christmas in Medieval England. Music for Advent and Christmas from 15th-century England, including motets by Leonel Power and John Dunstaple, English carols, and Sarum plainchant. Tickets: $30-$68 adult, $10 student, under 18 admitted free. First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Christmas in Medieval England. Music for Advent and Christmas from 15th-century England, including motets by Leonel Power and John Dunstaple, English carols, and Sarum plainchant. Tickets: $30-$68 adult, $10 student, under 18 admitted free. First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Three Wise Kings Follow a Star. Spanish Polyphony and Latin American Folk Songs of the Renaissance—works by Morales, Enzina, Guerrero and Araujo. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble with Soprano Baroque Guitarist Salome Sandoval, and Latin American and Baroque Period Instruments. St. James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 3:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Three Wise Kings Follow a Star. Spanish Polyphony and Latin American Folk Songs of the Renaissance—works by Morales, Enzina, Guerrero and Araujo. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble with Soprano Baroque Guitarist Salome Sandoval, and Latin American and Baroque Period Instruments. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230

iCal 2:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Jubilee Day Concert. Felix Mendelssohn: "Richte mich, Gott"; Selections from Elijah; J.S. Bach: "Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir"; G.F. Handel: "Tyrants now no more shall dread" from Hercules; William Steffe: “Battle Hymn of the Republic”; Moses Hogan: “We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace”; John Rosamond Johnson: “Lift Every Voice and Sing”. Scott Allen Jarrett, conductor; Justin Blackwell, organ. On January 1, 1863, the day the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Lincoln, members of the Handel and Haydn Society sang a program of celebration at the Music Hall on Winter Street. On this anniversary of the signing, H+H presents a Jubilee Day Concert in partnership with the Museum of African American History. Remarks by Marita Rivero, Executive Director, Museum of African American History; readings from the Emancipation Proclamation by Regie Gibson. Free admission, open to all. Trinity Church, 206 Clarendon Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 7:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: First Night Burlington. Part of the New Year celebration. Francis Poulenc: Agnus Dei; Arvo Pärt: Da pacem Domine; traditional favorites and an audience sing-a-long. First United Methodist Church, 21 Buell St, Burlington VT 05401

iCal 4:00 PM. City Singers of Hartford [CT]: Circle of Joy! Our program will link creative choral compositions and classics by the masters from a wide span of musical history to the carols and folksongs that inspired them. For example, the French Canadian Huron Carol is based on the French song Une Jeune Pucelle, and the Pastoral Symphony in Handel’s Messiah is based on the Italian songs Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle and Quando Nascette Ninno. Accompanying instruments will capture the native sound of the original carols and songs with a colorful array of native instruments, organ, harp, woodwinds, bells and percussion,. The voice of our audience will complete our Circle of Joy! 183 William Street, Portland CT 06480 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Schola Nova [MA]: Lessons and Carols. Schola Nova is a choral ensemble dedicated to the performance of sacred choral music and Artists in Residence at Our Lady of the Valley Church, Easthampton. Blessed Sacrement, 127 Holyoke Rd, Westfield MA

iCal 2:30 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: An Epiphany Celebration. A cappella beauty at its finest. ChoralArt Camerata. Williston-Immanuel United Church, 156 High Street, Portland ME 04101

iCal 3:00 PM. Schola Nova [MA]: Lessons and Carols. Schola Nova is a choral ensemble dedicated to the performance of sacred choral music and Artists in Residence at Our Lady of the Valley Church, Easthampton. Our Lady of the Valley, 33 Adams St., Easthampton MA 01027

iCal 7:30 PM. Lexington Pops Chorus [MA]: A Salute to American Composers. Aaron Copland: “Old American Songs” (Mark Morgan, soloist); Henry Clay Work: “Grandfather’s Clock”; Morten Lauridsen: “Sure On This Shining Night”; Gweneth Walker: “How Can I keep from Singing?” John Purifoy: “Address to the Moon”; “Armed Forces - The Pride of America”; and much more. Robert Lague, director; David Owens, accompaniment. Hancock Church, 1912 Mass Ave (on the green)., Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Lexington Pops Chorus [MA]: A Salute to American Composers. Aaron Copland: “Old American Songs” (Mark Morgan, soloist); Henry Clay Work: “Grandfather’s Clock”; Morten Lauridsen: “Sure On This Shining Night”; Gweneth Walker: “How Can I keep from Singing?” John Purifoy: “Address to the Moon”; “Armed Forces - The Pride of America”; and much more. Robert Lague, director; David Owens, accompaniment. Hancock Church, 1912 Mass Ave (on the green)., Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantilena Chamber Choir [MA]: Martin Luther King in This Time: a Concert of Spirituals. Dr. King will be remembered in poems and speeches and a special performance of "They Called Her Moses" by Robert DeCormier and Donald McKayle, and spirituals arranged by Chris Clark and Wendell Whalum. There will be and open sing with words and music provided. Bring your voice! With the Baltimore Urban Choral Arts Society. The winner of the Berkshire Martin Luther King essay contest will read the winning entry. Trinity Church, 88 Walker St, Lenox MA 01240 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Mystic River Chorale [CT]: Schubert and Haydn. Franz Schubert: Mass No. 4 in C Major; F.J. Haydn: Te Deum in C. Eden Casteel, soprano; Margaret Tyler, mezzo-soprano; Jack Pott, tenor; Paul Fletcher, baritone. With the Stonington High School Chamber Singers and the Fitch High School Chamber Singers. Tickets: adults $25, seniors $20, students $15. Harkness Chapel, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London CT 06320

iCal 4:00 PM. Connecticut Chamber Choir [CT]: 40th Anniversary Season: Sacred Salzburg. W.A. Mozart: Coronation Mass; with other Mozart and Johann Michael Haydn works written in service of Salzburg Cathedral. Beverly Blanchard, soprano; Anna Deveau-Jalbert, mezzo-soprano; Roy Mazzacane, tenor; Daniel Hague, bass; Connecticut Chamber String Ensemble with Galen Tate, organ. St. Theresa Church, 19 Rosemond Terrace, Trumbull CT 06611 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Gustav Mahler: Symphony #3. Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 1:30 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Gustav Mahler: Symphony #3. Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:30 PM. Brattleboro Concert Choir [VT]: Having Seen the Moon. Karl Jenkins: Requiem; Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna. Junko Watanabe, soprano; Elizabeth Brown, Japanese shakuhachi. Susan Dedell, conductor. Latchis Theater, 50 Main Street, Brattleboro VT 05301 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Gustav Mahler: Symphony #3. Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Bach and Child. J.S. Bach: BWV 2, "Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein"; BWV 21, "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis"; Peter Child: Lamentations (World Premiere, commission). Inspired by a contemporary poetic translation of the Lamentations from the Old Testament by writer David Rosenberg, Lamentations explores the themes of loss and turmoil, also echoed in BWV 2 and 21. Composer Peter Child will give a pre-concert talk, free to all ticketholders, at 7 pm in Williams Hall. Following the performance, all are invited to attend a free post-concert reception. Single tickets: $25-$75; discounts for students, seniors, and groups. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. The Halalisa Singers [MA]: Draw the Circle Wide: Songs of Justice and Inclusion. Mark Miller: “Draw the Circle Wide”; Brian Tate: “Take Down These Walls”; Moses Hogan: “Joshua Fought the Battle”; Curtis Mayfield: “People Get Ready”; Ysaye Barnwell: “Spiritual”; Seth Houston: “Emerald Stream”; Dolly Parton (arr. Craig Hella Johnson): “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”; Peter Amidon (arr.): “By the Waters of Babylon”. Also, from Kenya, “Wana Baraka”; from South Africa, “Ukuthula”; from India, “Song of Kabir” (text by Rabindranath Tagore, music by Elizabeth Alexander); “Ukrainian Alleluia”; “Entre El Espanto y la Tenura (Between Terror and Tenderness)” (text by Silvio Rodríguez, music by Beatriz Corona); and the Hebrew folk song “Hine Ma Tov” (arranged for choir and flute by Neil Ginsburg). Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington MA 02420

iCal 3:00 PM. Brattleboro Concert Choir [VT]: Having Seen the Moon. Karl Jenkins: Requiem; Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna. Junko Watanabe, soprano; Elizabeth Brown, Japanese shakuhachi. Susan Dedell, conductor. Latchis Theater, 50 Main Street, Brattleboro VT 05301 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. King's Chapel Choir [MA]: Portrait of a composer: James Woodman. James Woodman: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis; Te Deum; arrangements of spirituals; and other works for choir and organ. Suggested donation: General $15 advance, $20 at door, Student/senior $10 advance, $15 at door. King’s Chapel, 58 Tremont St, Boston MA 02108

iCal 8:00 PM. The Halalisa Singers [MA]: Draw the Circle Wide: Songs of Justice and Inclusion. Mark Miller: “Draw the Circle Wide”; Brian Tate: “Take Down These Walls”; Moses Hogan: “Joshua Fought the Battle”; Curtis Mayfield: “People Get Ready”; Ysaye Barnwell: “Spiritual”; Seth Houston: “Emerald Stream”; Dolly Parton (arr. Craig Hella Johnson): “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”; Peter Amidon (arr.): “By the Waters of Babylon”. Also, from Kenya, “Wana Baraka”; from South Africa, “Ukuthula”; from India, “Song of Kabir” (text by Rabindranath Tagore, music by Elizabeth Alexander); “Ukrainian Alleluia”; “Entre El Espanto y la Tenura (Between Terror and Tenderness)” (text by Silvio Rodríguez, music by Beatriz Corona); and the Hebrew folk song “Hine Ma Tov” (arranged for choir and flute by Neil Ginsburg). Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading, 239 Woburn Street, Reading MA 01867

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantabile [NH]: Sacred Winter. Sacred music and music of the winter season, with themes of snow, love, comfort, and warmth, including features works by Elgar, Fauré, Gjeilo, Schubert, Vivaldi, Whitacre, and others. Kathy Sherlock-Green, director; Jeanne Chambers, accompanist. Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors $10, Students $5, Children 12 and under accompanied by adult free. First Congregational Church (On the Green), 10 S. Park St., Lebanon NH 03766

iCal 7:00 PM. Wellesley Choral Society [MA]: Americana Cabaret Concert. Pops-style performance of music with an Americana theme. Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 207 Washington Street, Wellesley MA 02481

iCal 7:30 PM. Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus [VT]: Legacy. Robert De Cormier: Legacy (VSO premiere); Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; Franz Schubert : Symphony No. 9. Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo, conductor for De Cormier and Lauridsen; Jaime Laredo, conductor for Schubert. Free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 pm on Jan. 27 only. Flynn Center For The Performing Arts, 153 Main Street, Burlington VT 05401

iCal 8:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: ReSoundings IV: Sit inside the music! In this dance-theater experience disguised as a concert, we will chant, sing and dance around you with a parade of music from the 9th to the 21st centuries by Hildegard von Bingen, Kassia, Vittoria Aleotti, the Florentine Laudario and short world premiere pieces written especially for this occasion by Boston composer Marti Epstein. For 12 singers, with Na'ama Lion, flute, Nancy Hurrell, harps, Carol Lewis, vielle and Mike Williams, percussion. Tickets: $24 adult, $20 student. Lindsey Chapel, Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Nashoba Valley Chorale [MA]: Lauridsen and Haydn. Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; J.F. Haydn: Mass in Time of War (Paukenmesses). With Members of the Orchestra of Indian Hill. Littleton High School Performing Arts Center, 56 King St., Littleton MA 01460 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Newton Community Chorus [MA]: Elijah. Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah. ​Tickets: $20 general admission, $15 students/seniors. First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton MA 02459

iCal 3:00 PM. Andover Choral Society [MA]: A Voice From Heaven. John Rutter: Requiem; Felix Mendelssohn: Wie der Hirsch schreit (As the Deer Longs); Mendelssohn: Verleih’ uns Frieden (Grant Us Peace); Mack Wilberg: Peace Like a River. Dana Lynne Varga, soprano. North Andover High School Auditorium, 430 Osgood Street, North Andover MA

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantabile [VT]: Sacred Winter. Sacred music and music of the winter season, with themes of snow, love, comfort, and warmth, including features works by Elgar, Fauré, Gjeilo, Schubert, Vivaldi, Whitacre, and others. Kathy Sherlock-Green, director; Jeanne Chambers, accompanist. Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors $10, Students $5, Children 12 and under accompanied by adult free. Norwich Congregational Church, 15 Church Street, Norwich VT 05055

iCal 3:00 PM. Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut [CT]: War Peace Protest. Quick Center For The Arts, 1073 N Benson Road, Fairfield CT 06824

iCal 3:00 PM. Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus [VT]: Legacy. Robert De Cormier: Legacy (VSO premiere); Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; Franz Schubert : Symphony No. 9. Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo, conductor for De Cormier and Lauridsen; Jaime Laredo, conductor for Schubert. Free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 pm on Jan. 27 only. Paramount Theater, 30 Center St, Rutland VT 05701

iCal 4:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: ReSoundings IV: Sit inside the music! In this dance-theater experience disguised as a concert, we will chant, sing and dance around you with a parade of music from the 9th to the 21st centuries by Hildegard von Bingen, Kassia, Vittoria Aleotti, the Florentine Laudario and short world premiere pieces written especially for this occasion by Boston composer Marti Epstein. For 12 singers, with Na'ama Lion, flute, Nancy Hurrell, harps, Carol Lewis, vielle and Mike Williams, percussion. Tickets: $24 adult, $20 student. Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre St, Newton MA 02458 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [NH]: American Voices. An exploration of the American story through music, with musical and literary vignettes from throughout our nation's history. Skylark will be in residence at Phillips Exeter Academy to rehearse this program, which will include two world premieres by composer Gregory Brown. Tickets: $30 general admission (free on Jan. 30). Forrestal-Bowld Music Center, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter NH 03833

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: American Voices. An exploration of the American story through music, with musical and literary vignettes from throughout our nation's history. Skylark will be in residence at Phillips Exeter Academy to rehearse this program, which will include two world premieres by composer Gregory Brown. Tickets: $30 general admission (free on Jan. 30). Morse Hall, Falmouth Academy, ​7 Highfield Dr, Falmouth MA 02540

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: American Voices. An exploration of the American story through music, with musical and literary vignettes from throughout our nation's history. Skylark will be in residence at Phillips Exeter Academy to rehearse this program, which will include two world premieres by composer Gregory Brown. Tickets: $30 general admission (free on Jan. 30). St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 625 Main Street, Chatham MA 02633

iCal 7:30 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Chamber series: Music of South America and Spain. Songs for solo treble voices by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Federico Garcia Lorca, and Carlos Guastavino, among others. Musicologist Chelsea Burns will give a pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm, free to all ticket holders. All are welcome at a free reception following the performance. American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 136 Irving St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: American Voices. An exploration of the American story through music, with musical and literary vignettes from throughout our nation's history. Skylark will be in residence at Phillips Exeter Academy to rehearse this program, which will include two world premieres by composer Gregory Brown. Tickets: $30 general admission (free on Jan. 30). Old North Church, 35 Washington Street, Marblehead MA 01945

iCal 7:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Fauré Requiem and Robert Kyr’s Cloud of Unknowing. Gabriel Fauré: Requiem; Robert Kyr: The Cloud of Unknowing. Esteli Gomez, soprano; David Farwi, baritone. With the DaPonte String Quartet. Composer Robert Kyr will be present. Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford Street, Portland ME 04103

iCal 8:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks Richard Pygott, Missa Veni sancte spiritus & other works. Richard Pygott: Missa Veni sancte spiritus (premiere performance). Tickets: $30-$68 adult, $10 student, under 18 admitted free. First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 2:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Fauré Requiem and Robert Kyr’s Cloud of Unknowing. Gabriel Fauré: Requiem; Robert Kyr: The Cloud of Unknowing. Esteli Gomez, soprano; David Farwi, baritone. With the DaPonte String Quartet. Composer Robert Kyr will be present. Seventh-day Adventist Church, 333 Maine Street, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 5:30 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Fauré Requiem and Robert Kyr’s Cloud of Unknowing. Gabriel Fauré: Requiem; Robert Kyr: The Cloud of Unknowing. Esteli Gomez, soprano; David Farwi, baritone. With the DaPonte String Quartet. Composer Robert Kyr will be present. Seventh-day Adventist Church, 333 Maine Street, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Schumann: Nachtlied and Neujahrslied. Robert Schumann: Nachtlied and Neujahrslied, for chorus and orchestra; J.S. Bach Concerto in D minor for three pianos, BWV 1063; Sean Sheperd: New work (world premiere; BSO co-commission); Feix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, "Scottish". Thomas Adès, piano; Kirill Gerstein, piano; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Exsultemus [MA]: Magnificat: Spain and Portugal. Magnificat settings by Guerrero, Ortiz, and Cardoso, and music dedicated to the Virgin Mary by Victoria, Navarro, de Brito, de Christo, and others. First in a series of concerts featuring the Song of Mary in the Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Polish traditions. Tickets: Free on Feb. 10; $45 and $25 reserved seating; $5 off for students & seniors. St. Anthony's Church, 400 Cardinal Medeiros Ave, Cambridge MA 02141 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Ensemble Origo [MA]: Christ lag in Todesbanden Sacred Cantatas in Leipzig. Settings of "Christ lag in Todesbanden" by Sebastien Knüpfer, one of Bach's predecessors in Leipzig, and Bach's well known setting of the same tune will be accompanied by period orchestra. With the University of Connecticut Collegium Musicum. Introductory talk 30 minutes before each performance. Tickets: $25/$10 Students/Low Income (Feb. 9 concert admission free for Trinity College students and UConn students). First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: Commissions old and new. Christina Whitten Thomas: The Deceiver (premiere); previous commissions from Eliot Gyger and Julian Wachner. With motets by Hassler, Schütz, Brahms, and Bruckner. Heinrich Christensen, organ; Susan Hagen, double bass; Tim Macri, flute. St. Cecilia Parish, 18 Belvidere Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 5:00 PM. Collegium Ancora [RI]: The Song Three Ways: Madrigal, Spiritual, Folk. A concert that explores three rich choral traditions: “Madrigals” -the pop music of Renaissance Europe; “Spirituals” - a musical and cultural tradition born of insistent dignity & relentless hope in the midst of great suffering; and “Folk Songs,” diverse traditional songs created, sustained, and reimagined by everyday people. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce St., East Greenwich RI 02818 (View flier)

iCal 5:30 PM. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus [MA]: Spanish Guitar. Gwyneth Walker: Three Days by the Sea; Joaquin Rodrigo: Fantasia para un gentilhombre; Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90. Greenfield High School Auditorium, 1 Lenox Avenue, Greenfield MA 01301

iCal 7:00 PM. Convivium [MA]: Retrospective. Celebrateing 10 Years of Michael Barrett’S Directorship. Reception to follow. Harvard-Epworth Church, 1555 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 7:30 PM. Calliope Inc. [MA]: With Heart, In Time. Gabriel Fauré: Pavane; Liza Lehmann: "Queen of Hearts" from Nonsense Songs from Alice in Wonderland; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: "The Watchman" and "Shall We Dance" from Bon-Bon Suite; Pauline Viardot: Bonjour, mon coeur; Gioachino Rossini: Overture from La Cenerentola; Fanny Hensel: "Morgengruss" from Gartenlieder; Charles Gounod: "L'Heure s'envole" from Romeo et Juliette. A benefit for Waltham-based Project Pacer. Tickets: $35 general admission, $45 premium, $25 student/senior with ID. First Church, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 7:30 PM. Sine Nomine [RI]: Music of the German Baroque. Heinrich Schütz: "Selig sind"; J.S. Bach: "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring"; "Lobet den Herren"; chamber music of Telemann. With a Baroque band led by Laura Gulley, assisted by Catherine Hawkes, recorder and Heidi Dion, soprano. First Unitarian Church Hall, 1 Benevolent St., Providence RI 02906 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Schumann: Nachtlied and Neujahrslied. Robert Schumann: Nachtlied and Neujahrslied, for chorus and orchestra; J.S. Bach Concerto in D minor for three pianos, BWV 1063; Sean Sheperd: New work (world premiere; BSO co-commission); Feix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, "Scottish". Thomas Adès, piano; Kirill Gerstein, piano; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Exsultemus [MA]: Magnificat: Spain and Portugal. Magnificat settings by Guerrero, Ortiz, and Cardoso, and music dedicated to the Virgin Mary by Victoria, Navarro, de Brito, de Christo, and others. First in a series of concerts featuring the Song of Mary in the Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Polish traditions. Tickets: Free on Feb. 10; $45 and $25 reserved seating; $5 off for students & seniors. First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Saengerfest Men's Chorus [MA]: Brothers, Sing On! An afternoon of a cappella singing with the Yale Whiffenpoofs, Wellesley High School Men’s Chorus and the Handel and Haydn Society Young Men’s Chorus. Wellesley High School, 50 Rice Street, Wellesley Hills MA 02481 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: Commissions old and new. Christina Whitten Thomas: The Deceiver (premiere); previous commissions from Eliot Gyger and Julian Wachner. With motets by Hassler, Schütz, Brahms, and Bruckner. Heinrich Christensen, organ; Susan Hagen, double bass; Tim Macri, flute. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 3:00 PM. Sine Nomine [MA]: Music of the German Baroque. Heinrich Schütz: "Selig sind"; J.S. Bach: "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring"; "Lobet den Herren"; chamber music of Telemann. With a Baroque band led by Laura Gulley, assisted by Catherine Hawkes, recorder and Heidi Dion, soprano. Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, 327 Second St., Fall River MA 02721 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus [MA]: Brothers Sing on! An A Cappella Festival. An afternoon of sonorous a cappella singing with the Yale Whiffenpoofs, the Wellesley High School Men’s Chorus, and the Handel and Haydn Society Young Men’s Chorus. General Admission $25, students/seniors $15, under 6 years free. Wellesley High School, 50 Rice Street, Wellesley Hills MA 02481 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. CONCORA (Connecticut Choral Artists) [CT]: Masses Ancient and Modern. Settings of the ancient Mass text, including Gregorian chant (Missa Orbis factor); Renaissance polyphony (William Byrd: Mass for Double Choir); and Frank Martin. Tickets: http://bit.ly/Trinity78 (snow date: February 12, 2018, 7:30pm). Trinity Chapel at Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford CT 06106 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Convivium [MA]: Retrospective. Celebrateing 10 Years of Michael Barrett’S Directorship. Reception to follow. First Parish Church of Berlin, 24 Central Street, Berlin MA 01503

iCal 4:00 PM. Heritage Chorale [MA]: Pops Concert: Humor Us! A celebration of songs with a comical twist. Enjoy the mock-seriousness of “Jack cum Amico Jill” — the Latin version of “Jack and Jill” — and the foot-stomping Liebeslieder Polkas by P. D. Q. Bach. Encounter a veritable menagerie of animals-in-song, including “Mary Had a Little Lamb” (in settings that might have been created by Schubert or Verdi), a whole barn-full of animals in Copland’s “I Got Me a Cat,” the famous blind mice in Porter’s “Mouse Madrigal,” and the whiting and the snail in Lewis Carroll’s “Lobster Quadrille” from Alice in Wonderland. Relive some childhood memories when you hear Allan Sherman’s classic letter from camp, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh.” And commiserate with our alto section (who never seem to get to sing the melody!) in “The Alto’s Lament.” Before and after the concert, enjoy the Chorale's second Annual Silent Auction. Nevins Hall, Memorial Building, 150 COncord Street, Framingham MA 01702 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Lorelei Ensemble [CT]: Lorelei on Tour. Free admission. Marquand Chapel, Yale University, 409 Prospect St, New Haven CT 06511 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Collegium Ancora [RI]: The Song Three Ways: Madrigal, Spiritual, Folk. A concert that explores three rich choral traditions: “Madrigals” -the pop music of Renaissance Europe; “Spirituals” - a musical and cultural tradition born of insistent dignity & relentless hope in the midst of great suffering; and “Folk Songs,” diverse traditional songs created, sustained, and reimagined by everyday people. Grace Episcopal Church, 300 Westminster St., Providence RI 02903 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Ensemble Origo [CT]: Christ lag in Todesbanden Sacred Cantatas in Leipzig. Settings of "Christ lag in Todesbanden" by Sebastien Knüpfer, one of Bach's predecessors in Leipzig, and Bach's well known setting of the same tune will be accompanied by period orchestra. With the University of Connecticut Collegium Musicum. Introductory talk 30 minutes before each performance. Tickets: $25/$10 Students/Low Income (Feb. 9 concert admission free for Trinity College students and UConn students). Von Der Mehden Recital Hall, 875 Coventry Road, Storrs CT 06269

iCal 7:30 PM. Belmont Open Sings, hosted by Powers Music School [MA]: J.S. Bach: B Minor Mass (Part I). Open sing. Tickets: $10 per person; No reservations needed. First timers are welcome. Accompanied by a professional-level orchestra, with some of Boston's finest soloists. Mary Beekman, Artistic Director. Vocal scores and a choral warm-up are provided. Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont MA 02478 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Joint Concert with the Colchester High School Chorus. Following an afternoon workshop with the student singers, Counterpoint and the Colchester High School Chorus join forces for a concert. Each group will sing music from their own repertory, and they will combine for performances of Randall Thompson’s “Alleluia” and an arrangement of the folksong “John Henry” by Robert De Cormier. General admission $5. Colchester High School, 131 Laker Lane, Colchester VT 05446

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Daphnis et Chloe. Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (complete); Piano Concerto for the left hand; Claude Debussy (orch. Ravel) Sarabande et Danse. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Jacques Lacombe, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 1:30 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Daphnis et Chloe. Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (complete); Piano Concerto for the left hand; Claude Debussy (orch. Ravel) Sarabande et Danse. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Jacques Lacombe, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:00 PM. Master Singers of Worcester [MA]: A Season of Love. Music from more than four centuries will celebrate the many facets of this “Season of Love.” Tickets: $20 adult, $15 senior/student. Salem Covenant Church, 215 Mountain Street East, Worcester MA 01606

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Daphnis et Chloe. Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (complete); Piano Concerto for the left hand; Claude Debussy (orch. Ravel) Sarabande et Danse. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Jacques Lacombe, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Odyssey Opera [MA]: Joan of Arc at the Stake. Arthur Hoggeger: Jeanne d'Arc au Bûcher, a large-scale dramatic oratorio, libretto by Paul Claudel. Shura Baryshnikov, Joan of Arc; Frank Kelley, Porcus; Erica Petrocelli, Holy Virgin; Katherine Growdon, St. Catherine; the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and the Boston Children's Chorus. With full orchestra; Gil Rose, conductor. Performed in English. Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: “Echoes” – Choral Music of Richard Stoehr. Three substantial motets and a beautiful German partsong from Stoehr’s earliest period of mature composition. With Solaris and Bella Voce. Richard Stoehr was a highly respected Viennese composer, author, and teacher, whose students included Herbert von Karajan, Erich Leinsdorf, Rudolf Serkin, Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein and Marlene Dietrich. Free admission. McCarthy Arts Center, Saint Michael’s College, 18 Campus Road, Colchester VT 05439

iCal 4:00 PM. Collegium Ancora [RI]: The Song Three Ways: Madrigal, Spiritual, Folk. A concert that explores three rich choral traditions: “Madrigals” -the pop music of Renaissance Europe; “Spirituals” - a musical and cultural tradition born of insistent dignity & relentless hope in the midst of great suffering; and “Folk Songs,” diverse traditional songs created, sustained, and reimagined by everyday people. St. Columba's Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Ave, Middletown RI 02842 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Renaissance Men [MA]: RenMen Branches. For as long as man has worshipped his God of choice, so too has he worshipped the joys of inebriation, singing in praise of the almighty grape throughout the ages and across the globe. This concert includes variety of repertoire, including German Männerchor, Estonian folk tunes, English part songs, barbershop quartet standards, pop tunes, classic rock and roll, daring new commissions, and much more. Part of the Ashmont Hill Chamber Music 2017-18 Series. All Saints' Church Ashmont, 209 Ashmont Street, Dorchester Center MA 02124

iCal 7:00 PM. North Country Chorus [NH]: Songs of Earth and Sky. Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story medley; Joni Mitchell: "Both Sides Now." Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth, and the 50th anniversary of Joni Mitchell's classic song. With original piano solos by NCC pianist Joseph Hansalik and other choral arrangements exploring our sky and weather. Phil Brown, string bass; Kaci Cochran, percussion; Alan Rowe, director. Tickets: $10 advance, $12 at the door (students $5). Littleton Opera House, 2 Union St, Littleton NH 03561 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Emmanuel Music [MA]: Metamorphoses: Orpheus in Oedipus. Matthew Aucoin: The Orphic Moment (Deborah Rentz-Moore, mezzo-soprano; Heather Braun, violin); John Harbison: Symphony No. 5 (Krista River, mezzo-soprano; David Tinervia, baritone); Igor Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex (Jon Jurgens, tenor (Oedipus); Michelle Trainor, soprano (Jocasta); David Kravitz, baritone (Creon, Messenger); David Cushing, bass (Tiresias); Matthew Anderson, tenor (Shepherd)). With the Harvard Glee Club. Tickets: $30 general admission, $60-125 premium, $10 student. Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 3:00 PM. North Country Chorus [NH]: Songs of Earth and Sky. Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story medley; Joni Mitchell: "Both Sides Now." Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth, and the 50th anniversary of Joni Mitchell's classic song. With original piano solos by NCC pianist Joseph Hansalik and other choral arrangements exploring our sky and weather. Phil Brown, string bass; Kaci Cochran, percussion; Alan Rowe, director. Tickets: $10 advance, $12 at the door (students $5). Court Street Arts at Alumni Hall, 75 Court St, Haverhill NH 03765 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Gabriel Fauré: Requiem. Allison Devery, soprano; Kevin Quigley, baritone. with the Vermont Concert Artists Chorus, directed by Jessie Pierrepont. Unitarian Church, 130 Main St, Montpelier VT 05602

iCal 7:30 PM. Mystic Chorale [MA]: Mystic Chorale Sings Gospel! Led by award-winning gospel director Jonathan Singleton, the 250-voices-strong chorale and 5-piece band present two joyful and spirit-filled performances featuring eclectic music rooted in the African American gospel tradition, including "God Bless the Child"; the Soweto Gospel Choir's Avulekile Amasango combined with Bob Marley's "One Love"; "Old Landmark" from Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace album; and songs by Richard Smallwood, Kirk Franklin and the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir! Tickets: $20; children under 5 are free. Enjoy this video from a previous Mystic Gospel concert: "Give Him Glory!" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDYXMOmVM_c&t=16s) Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Joyful Voices of Inspiration [MA]: Public Gospel concert. A concert of inspirational, beautiful and "raise the roof" Gospel music direction of Donnell Patterson. Free admission. East Weymouth Congregational Church, 1320 Commercial St, East Weymouth MA 02189

iCal 3:30 PM. Mystic Chorale [MA]: Mystic Chorale Sings Gospel! Led by award-winning gospel director Jonathan Singleton, the 250-voices-strong chorale and 5-piece band present two joyful and spirit-filled performances featuring eclectic music rooted in the African American gospel tradition, including "God Bless the Child"; the Soweto Gospel Choir's Avulekile Amasango combined with Bob Marley's "One Love"; "Old Landmark" from Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace album; and songs by Richard Smallwood, Kirk Franklin and the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir! Tickets: $20; children under 5 are free. Enjoy this video from a previous Mystic Gospel concert: "Give Him Glory!" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDYXMOmVM_c&t=16s) Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Convivium [MA]: Retrospective. Celebrateing 10 Years of Michael Barrett’S Directorship. Reception to follow. St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline MA 02446

iCal 4:00 PM. Meravelha [MA]: Isle of Saints: Music from Medieval Ireland. A vivid musical history of Medieval Ireland through tales of her many saints, with selections spanning the 12–14th centuries from the Dublin Troper, Cormac’s Psalter, the Inchcolm Antiphoner, and others. From grumpy abbots to cat-owning clerks, you’ll hear colorful stories that bridge the ancient Celtic and early Christian traditions. Meravelha is Teri Kowiak, director, voice; Barbara Allen Hill, Catherine Stein, voices; Jaya Lakshminarayanan, voice, harp, hurdy-gurdy; Ari Nieh, voice, percussion; Dan Meyers, winds, percussion, voice; Karen Burciaga, vielle, hurdy-gurdy Church of Our Saviour, 25 Monmouth Street, Brookline MA 02446 (View flier)

iCal 4:30 PM. New Haven Chorale [CT]: The Water is Wide. A family friendly concert including choral settings of folk songs, and an audience sing-along led by Edward Bolkovac and Brett Judson. Featuring baritone Gregory Flower. Bethesda Lutheran Church, 450 Whitney Ave., New Haven CT 06511 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Counterpoint [NH]: Gabriel Fauré: Requiem. Allison Devery, soprano; Kevin Quigley, baritone. with the Vermont Concert Artists Chorus, directed by Jessie Pierrepont. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 9 W Wheelock St, Hanover NH 03755

iCal 8:00 PM. Meravelha [MA]: Isle of Saints: Music from Medieval Ireland. A vivid musical history of Medieval Ireland through tales of her many saints, with selections spanning the 12–14th centuries from the Dublin Troper, Cormac’s Psalter, the Inchcolm Antiphoner, and others. From grumpy abbots to cat-owning clerks, you’ll hear colorful stories that bridge the ancient Celtic and early Christian traditions. Meravelha is Teri Kowiak, director, voice; Barbara Allen Hill, Catherine Stein, voices; Jaya Lakshminarayanan, voice, harp, hurdy-gurdy; Ari Nieh, voice, percussion; Dan Meyers, winds, percussion, voice; Karen Burciaga, vielle, hurdy-gurdy Grace Episcopal Church
, 76 Eldredge Street, Newton MA 02458 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Missa Fors seulement & other music based on songs (Ockeghem@600, Concert 7). Johannes Ockeghem (c.1420-1497): Fors seulement l’attente, Fors seulement contre ce, Missa Fors seulement; Gilles Binchois: Je ne vis onques la pareille; Pierre de la Rue: Salve regina; Alexander Agricola: Credo Je ne vis onques; Johannes Ghiselin: Salve regina. Tickets: $30-$68 adult, $10 student, under 18 admitted free. St. Cecilia Parish, 18 Belvidere Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Missa Fors seulement & other music based on songs (Ockeghem@600, Concert 7). Johannes Ockeghem (c.1420-1497): Fors seulement l’attente, Fors seulement contre ce, Missa Fors seulement; Gilles Binchois: Je ne vis onques la pareille; Pierre de la Rue: Salve regina; Alexander Agricola: Credo Je ne vis onques; Johannes Ghiselin: Salve regina. Tickets: $30-$68 adult, $10 student, under 18 admitted free. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 79 Denton Road, Wellesley MA 02482 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Telemann St. Luke Passion. Georg Philipp Telemann: St. Luke Passion of 1744. Thomas Cooley, tenor (Evangelist); Andrew Garland, baritone (Jesus); Teresa Wakim, soprano. NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston MA

iCal 8:00 PM. Oriana Consort [MA]: The Enduring Muse: The choral ideal, then and now. Madrigals and Motets by Wilbye, Byrd, Vautor, Palestrina, Morley, De Sermisy; Choral Music of the 21st Century by Wachner, Bray, Betinis, Gjeilo, Ešenvalds, Whitacre. In this program, a choral work by a composer of the turn of the seventeenth century is paired with a strikingly similar choral work by a composer of the the turn of the twenty-first century. Brighton Allston Congregational Church, 404 Washington Street, Brighton MA 02135 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. The Concord Chorale [NH]: Mozart Mass in C-minor. with the Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra of Phillips Exeter Academy Phillips Church, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter NH 03833

iCal 8:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Missa Fors seulement & other music based on songs (Ockeghem@600, Concert 7). Johannes Ockeghem (c.1420-1497): Fors seulement l’attente, Fors seulement contre ce, Missa Fors seulement; Gilles Binchois: Je ne vis onques la pareille; Pierre de la Rue: Salve regina; Alexander Agricola: Credo Je ne vis onques; Johannes Ghiselin: Salve regina. Tickets: $30-$68 adult, $10 student, under 18 admitted free. First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Choral Ensemble [MA]: Deutscher Konnect: Totentanz. Hugo Distler: Totentanz, Op. 12; Heinrich Schütz: Musikalische Exequien (Funeral music), Op. 7; with music by Anton Heiller and Hans Werner Henze juxtaposing death and dance. Marsh Chapel, Boston University, 735 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA 02215

iCal 8:00 PM. Master Singers of Lexington [MA]: Pops! Hello/Goodbye. An evening of songs and choruses of greetings and farewells by Harold Arlen, Mel Brooks, Noel Coward, Gilbert and Sullivan, Lennon and McCartney, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein and others. First Parish Church, 7 Harrington Rd, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 8:00 PM. Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut/Greater Bridgeport Symphony [CT]: Vive la France! Gabrel Fauré: Requiem; Ludwig van Beethoven: "Emperor" Concerto (Andrew Armstrong, piano); Georges Bizet: Suite from Carmen. With The Greater Bridgeport Symphony. Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport CT 06605 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Radcliffe Choral Society [MA]: Another Music. Osnat Netzer" Disturbed Earth (world premiere, text by Margaret Atwood); Eric William Barnum: Spark; David Conte: In Praise of Music; Elliott Carter: The Harmony of Morning; Ola Gjeilo: Song of the Universal. Margaret Weckworth, conductor. With professional orchestra. "Another Music" showcases and celebrates the versatility, complexity, and empowering nature of treble and women's choral music. Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. A Joyful Noyse [MA]: Songs of Three Marys. Marian songs of the Renaissance and Baroque, inspired by the Bible, Apocrypha and sacred legends, by Cozzolani, Caldara, Handel, Telemann and others. Hancock Church, 1912 Mass Ave (on the green)., Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. The Concord Chorale [NH]: Mozart Mass in C-minor. with the Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra of Phillips Exeter Academy Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S Main St, Concord NH 03301

iCal 3:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Durufle Requiem. Charles-Marie Widor: Moderato (Mvt. 1 from Symphonie romane, Op. 73); Surrexit a mortuis; Marcel Dupré: O salutaris (No. 1 from Quatre motets, Op. 9); Francis Poulenc: Salve Regina, FP 177; Olivier Messiaen: O sacrum convivium!; Maurice Duruflé Ubi caritas (No. 1 from Quatre motets sur des thèmes grégoriens, Op. 10); Requiem, Op. 9. Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano; Elijah Blaisdell, baritone; Ross Wood, organ; Kevin Leong, conductor. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. New England Classical Singers [MA]: Falling for You. Johannes Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes and other timeless songs of love. Yulia Yun and Darryl Hollister, piano. Tickets: $25 adult, $20 senior, $8 children and students with ID. Christ Church Andover, 33 Central Street, Andover MA 01810

iCal 4:00 PM. Camerata d’Amici [CT]: Angel Band. Ēriks Ešenvalds: “Only in Sleep”; Jake Runestad: “And So I Go On”; and other songs inspired by themes of love, human connection, and divine protection, including “Angel Band” (a cappella), “Sleighing Song”, “The Weaver”, “Tant Que Vivray” (As Long As I Live), “Durme, Durme”, “Poor Wayfaring Stranger”, and “Way Over in Beulah Lan’” (arranged by Stacey Gibbs). Tickets: $25 ($20 advance purchase), $10 for 18 and under. Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road, Wilton CT 06897 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Oriana Consort [MA]: The Enduring Muse: The choral ideal, then and now. Madrigals and Motets by Wilbye, Byrd, Vautor, Palestrina, Morley, De Sermisy; Choral Music of the 21st Century by Wachner, Bray, Betinis, Gjeilo, Ešenvalds, Whitacre. In this program, a choral work by a composer of the turn of the seventeenth century is paired with a strikingly similar choral work by a composer of the the turn of the twenty-first century. St. John's Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Avenue, Jamaica Plain MA 02130 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Ensemble Lyrae [MA]: Nevertheless, She Persisted: Music by Women Composers from the 10th Century to Today. Works by Hildegard von Bingen, Lili Boulanger, Clara Schumann, and up to today’s Lori Laitman and Julianna Hall. With Alix Raspé, harp. Title is based on a rebuke given to Senator Elizabeth Warren when she read to the Senate in February 2016 from a letter by Coretta Scott King. Delving into compositions and poetry by women for women, Ensemble Lyrae grapples with questions of gender-equality and feminism, and acknowledges the efforts made by women to change history. Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 students/seniors, free for children under 12. First Parish Milton, 535 Canton Ave, Milton MA 02186 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. St Mary Schola [ME]: Masterworks of Lent. Carlo Gesulado: Tenebarae factae sunt; C. V. Stanford: Beati Quorum Via; J.S. Bach: arias from Ich habe genug and Vergnügte Ruh;; G.F. Handel: aria from Theodora; Giacomo Carissimi: Jonas (oratorio); a motet by Josef Rheinberger. Pre-concert talk 30 minutes prior to concert. Tickets $20, students free. Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Hartford Chorale [CT]: Music of John Rutter. Richard Coffey, conductor. Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland Street, Hartford CT 06105

iCal 7:30 PM. Ensemble Lyrae [MA]: Nevertheless, She Persisted: Music by Women Composers from the 10th Century to Today. Works by Hildegard von Bingen, Lili Boulanger, Clara Schumann, and up to today’s Lori Laitman and Julianna Hall. With Alix Raspé, harp. Title is based on a rebuke given to Senator Elizabeth Warren when she read to the Senate in February 2016 from a letter by Coretta Scott King. Delving into compositions and poetry by women for women, Ensemble Lyrae grapples with questions of gender-equality and feminism, and acknowledges the efforts made by women to change history. Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 students/seniors, free for children under 12. Harvard-Epworth Church, 1555 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Fairfield County Chorale [CT]: Chichester Psalms. Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; Overture and "Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide; Anton Bruckner: Psalm 150; A. Dvořák: Te Deum. In celebration of Bernstein’s 100th Birthday. Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Providence Singers [RI]: Of Sea and Sky. Johannes Brahms: Vier Quartette, Op. 92 ("O Schöne Nacht", "Spätherbst", "Abendlied", "Warum); Ēriks Ešenvalds: "The Heavens’ Flock"; "Long Road"; Eric Whitacre: Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine; William Hawley: "Beautiful River"; Stephen Paulus: "Afternoon on a Hill"; Jake Runestad: "Come to the Woods"; Charles Villiers Stanford: "The Little Admiral"; Samuel A. Ward: "America the Beautiful"; Mack Wilberg (arr.): "Down in the River to Pray"; "Eternal Father, Strong to Save"; Ralph Vaughan Williams: "Dark-Eyed Sailor". Tickets: $30, $5 students. Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Dr, Cranston RI 02920

iCal 8:00 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: Elements of Style: An American Songbook. Dominick Diorio: All Is; Samuel Barber: Reincarnations; John Coriglianao: Fern Hill; Morten Lauridsen: Mid-Winter Songs; Caroline Shaw: Fly Away I; David Lang: tell me, from battle hymns; Jennifer Higdon: Amazing Grace, from Southern Grace. Choral music is one of America’s richest contemporary art forms. From the 1940’s to today, this program offers works that will excite, challenge, and soothe the listener. St. Paul's Church, 29 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: The Dinner Party: Barbara Strozzi meets Claudio Monteverdi. Our small group of singers and players will transport you to a Venetian palazzo, in a relaxed atmosphere of friendly competition during an imagined meeting of two great musical minds: Barbara Strozzi and Claudio Monteverdi. With 6 singers, and special guests on baroque violin and gamba, and our own Catherine Liddell, theorbo/baroque guitar. Tickets: $24 adult, $20 student. Lindsey Chapel, Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: יָחַד (Yahad/Together). Judith Bingham: The Darkness is No Darkness; S.S. Wesley: Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace; Arvo Pärt: L’Abbé Agathon; J.S. Bach: Cantata 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme"; Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms. Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Reginald L. Mobley, countertenor. Tickets: $25-$50 adults, $10 under age 30. First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton Centre MA 02459

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Cecilia [MA]: Canticle: Journey of the Soul. Kile Smith: Canticle (Boston Premiere) (A setting of the Spiritual Canticle of St. John of the Cross). George Case, Conductor. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 3:00 PM. Commonwealth Chorale [MA]: A Masterpiece for Our Time. Kim André Arnesen: The Wound in the Water (text by Euan Tait). Orchestrated for strings and piano. Tickets: $30 general admission, $35 preferred, $25 student/senior. Church of the Holy Name, 1689 Centre St, West Roxbury MA 02132 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Coro Allegro [MA]: Rage against the Tyrant. Kareem Roustom: Rage against the Tyrant (World Premiere)—based on street chants of the Arab Spring plus Arab and Arab-American poetry of resistance and exodus. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 3:00 PM. Greater Westfield Choral Association [MA]: Spring concert. Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah (excerpts); Thanks Be to God.; Alice Parker/Robert Shaw: "He’s Gone Away"; George Dyson: Three Songs of Praise; Randall Thompson: Alleluia. Second Congregational Church, 487 Western Ave, Westfield MA 01085

iCal 3:00 PM. Providence Singers [RI]: Of Sea and Sky. Johannes Brahms: Vier Quartette, Op. 92 ("O Schöne Nacht", "Spätherbst", "Abendlied", "Warum); Ēriks Ešenvalds: "The Heavens’ Flock"; "Long Road"; Eric Whitacre: Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine; William Hawley: "Beautiful River"; Stephen Paulus: "Afternoon on a Hill"; Jake Runestad: "Come to the Woods"; Charles Villiers Stanford: "The Little Admiral"; Samuel A. Ward: "America the Beautiful"; Mack Wilberg (arr.): "Down in the River to Pray"; "Eternal Father, Strong to Save"; Ralph Vaughan Williams: "Dark-Eyed Sailor". Tickets: $30, $5 students. St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 399 Hope St., Bristol RI 02809

iCal 3:00 PM. South Hadley Chorale [MA]: Sing Me the Universal: Music of Life and Death. J.S. Bach:" O Jesu Christ, mein’s Lebens Licht; Johannes Brahms: Begrabnisgesang; Franz Schubert: Deutsche Messe; Vincent Persichetti: Celebrations. Jonathan Harvey, conductor. With the Valley Winds, and featuring the South Hadley Michael E. Smith Middle School Opus Singers. Abbey Memorial Chapel, Mount Holyoke College, College Street, South Hadley MA 01075 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Voce [CT]: Faire is the Heaven. William Henry Harris Faire is the Heaven; Morten Lauridsen: Mid-Winter Songs; other works old and new. St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church, 285 Church Street, Hartford CT 06103

iCal 3:30 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Almost Spring Concert: Through the Glass Ceiling, six centuries of choral music by female composers. Adria Stolk: Voyage (premiere); and works of Maddalena Casulana and Vittoria Aleotti (Renaissance era); Isabella Leonarda and Barbara Strozzi (Baroque Era); Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Romantic era); Amy Cheney Beach, Mabel Daniels, and Gwyneth Walker (20th century). First Parish Unitarian-Universalist, Arlington MA

iCal 3:30 PM. Assabet Valley Mastersingers [MA]: Choral Gems for Romantic Organ and Choir. Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Mass in F minor; Franz Liszt: Missa Choralis; Louis Vierne: Solemn Mass. Pilgrim Church, 15 Common Street, Southborough MA 01772

iCal 4:00 PM. Alchemy, GMChorale's new vocal chamber ensemble [CT]: We Shall Begin to Shine. Alchemy, the region’s newest vocal chamber ensemble, celebrates its first full season with a series of concerts across Connecticut, featuring music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Mulholland, Thompson, and Clausen. Joseph D'Eugenio, conductor; Allan Conway, piano. Free admission, no tickets required (free-will offering accepted) Orange Congregational Church, 205 Meeting House Lane, Orange CT 06477 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: The Dinner Party: Barbara Strozzi meets Claudio Monteverdi. Our small group of singers and players will transport you to a Venetian palazzo, in a relaxed atmosphere of friendly competition during an imagined meeting of two great musical minds: Barbara Strozzi and Claudio Monteverdi. With 6 singers, and special guests on baroque violin and gamba, and our own Catherine Liddell, theorbo/baroque guitar. Tickets: $24 adult, $20 student. Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre Street, Newton MA 02458 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. St Mary Schola [ME]: Masterworks of Lent. Carlo Gesulado: Tenebarae factae sunt; C. V. Stanford: Beati Quorum Via; J.S. Bach: arias from Ich habe genug and Vergnügte Ruh;; G.F. Handel: aria from Theodora; Giacomo Carissimi: Jonas (oratorio); a motet by Josef Rheinberger. Pre-concert talk 30 minutes prior to concert. Tickets $20, students free. Episcopal Church of St Mary, 43 Foreside Rd, Falmouth ME 04105 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. St Mary Schola [ME]: Masterworks of Lent. Carlo Gesulado: Tenebarae factae sunt; C. V. Stanford: Beati Quorum Via; J.S. Bach: arias from Ich habe genug and Vergnügte Ruh;; G.F. Handel: aria from Theodora; Giacomo Carissimi: Jonas (oratorio); a motet by Josef Rheinberger. Pre-concert talk 30 minutes prior to concert. Tickets $20, students free. Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State Street, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Kaddish Symphony. Leonard Bernstein: Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish"; Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique". Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor. With the American Boychoir, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, artistic director. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Songs of the Soul – Sensual and Spiritual Renaissance Voices. Josquin des Prez: Mass L’Homme Armeé; Leonhard Lechner: The Song of Solomon. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble, Organ, Dramatic Recitation and Dancers. St. James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble [MA]: Songs of the Soul: Sensual and Spiritual Renaissance Voices. Renaissance and Baroque works including Josquin des Prez's Mass L'Homme Armé and Leonhard Lechter's musical setting of The Song of Solomon. Dramatic recitation will emphasize the text. Christine Gevert will direct from the organ, lutenist/guitarist Hideki Yamaya will play a form of lute called theorbo, and dancers Ellen Gorman, Andrea Blacklow, along with members of their company Moving Arts Exchange, will perform original choreography synchronized with the music. Tickets: $60 premium/$35 general/$10 under 18. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Kaddish Symphony. Leonard Bernstein: Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish"; Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique". Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor. With the American Boychoir, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, artistic director. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Beethoven's Missa solemnis. Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis; Arnold Schoenberg: Psalm 130, De profundis. Dana Varga, soprano; Emily Marvosh, alto; Yegishe Manucharyan, tenor; Mark Andrew Cleveland, bass. Lewis Lockwood, Professor of Music, Emeritus at Harvard University, will give a pre-concert talk, free to all ticketholders, at 7 pm in Williams Hall. Following the performance, all are invited to attend a free post-concert reception. Tickets: $25-$75; discounts for students, seniors, and groups. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: Special Benefit Concert of Celtic Music. Favorite Celtic songs in a benefit for the South Harwich Meeting House and the Chatham Chorale. Tickets $35. South Harwich Meeting House, 270 Chatham Road, South Harwich MA 02645

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: ABBAsolutely Fabulous. Come out and hear “Super Trouper,” “Waterloo” “I Have a Dream,” “Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man after Midnight),” “Thank You for the Music,” “Lay All Your Love On Me,” “Mama Mia,” “Dancing Queen” - and much more! Have the time of your life. Tickets start at $20 (before fees). New England Conservatory's, Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Greenwich Choral Society [CT]: Mystical Mozart. W.A. Mozart: Mass in C Minor; Arvo Pärt: Da Pacem Domine (written in memory of the victims of the 2004 Madrid train bombings). Tickets: $38/$45 adult, $30 student. Performing Arts Center, Greenwich High School, 10 Hillside Rd, Greenwich CT 06830

iCal 5:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: Special Benefit Concert of Celtic Music. Favorite Celtic songs in a benefit for the South Harwich Meeting House and the Chatham Chorale. Tickets $35. South Harwich Meeting House, 270 Chatham Road, South Harwich MA 02645

iCal 6:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Choeur D'amour. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891

iCal 7:00 PM. Berkshire Lyric Chorus [MA]: Kick the Winter Blues. Berkshire Lyric's Annual Pop Concert with all of the choruses. Lenox Town Hall Auditorium, 6 Walker St, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 7:30 PM. Polymnia Choral Society [MA]: Letters from Ireland. Polymnia celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a moving performance of traditional Irish music. Featuring Brendan Carrol and other celebrated celtic performers. Memorial Hall, 590 Main Street, Melrose MA 02176

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: ABBAsolutely Fabulous. Come out and hear “Super Trouper,” “Waterloo” “I Have a Dream,” “Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man after Midnight),” “Thank You for the Music,” “Lay All Your Love On Me,” “Mama Mia,” “Dancing Queen” - and much more! Have the time of your life. Tickets start at $20 (before fees). New England Conservatory's, Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Kaddish Symphony. Leonard Bernstein: Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish"; Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique". Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor. With the American Boychoir, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, artistic director. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Metropolitan Chorale presents Une vague du Souvenir (Wave of Remembrance). Gabriel Faurë: Requiem, Op. 48; Cantique de Jean Racine; Lili Boulanger: Psalm 129; Claude Debussy: Nocturnes. With the Brookline Symphony. Sonja Tengblad, soprano, and David McFerrin, baritone; Lisa Graham, conductor. With the Brookline Symphony, Andrew Altenbach, conductor. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 students and seniors, $35 preferred seating. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. The Spectrum Singers [MA]: Haydn and Schubert Masterworks. F.J. Haydn: Mass in Time of War (“Paukenmesse”); Franz Schubert: Magnificat in C. Teresa Wakim, soprano; Thea Lobo, alto; Charles Blandy, tenor; Sumner Thompson, bass; full classical orchestra. Tickets: $15-$45. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: Special Benefit Concert of Celtic Music. Favorite Celtic songs in a benefit for the South Harwich Meeting House and the Chatham Chorale. Tickets $35. South Harwich Meeting House, 270 Chatham Road, South Harwich MA 02645

iCal 2:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Choeur D'amour. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891

iCal 3:00 PM. Berkshire Lyric Chorus [MA]: Kick the Winter Blues. Berkshire Lyric's Annual Pop Concert with all of the choruses. Lenox Town Hall Auditorium, 6 Walker St, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: ABBAsolutely Fabulous. Come out and hear “Super Trouper,” “Waterloo” “I Have a Dream,” “Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man after Midnight),” “Thank You for the Music,” “Lay All Your Love On Me,” “Mama Mia,” “Dancing Queen” - and much more! Have the time of your life. Tickets start at $20 (before fees). New England Conservatory's, Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Metropolitan Chorale presents Une vague du Souvenir (Wave of Remembrance). Gabriel Faurë: Requiem, Op. 48; Cantique de Jean Racine; Lili Boulanger: Psalm 129; Claude Debussy: Nocturnes. With the Brookline Symphony. Sonja Tengblad, soprano, and David McFerrin, baritone; Lisa Graham, conductor. With the Brookline Symphony, Andrew Altenbach, conductor. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 students and seniors, $35 preferred seating. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Songs of the Soul – Sensual and Spiritual Renaissance Voices. Josquin des Prez: Mass L’Homme Armeé; Leonhard Lechner: The Song of Solomon. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble, Organ, Dramatic Recitation and Dancers. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble [CT]: Songs of the Soul: Sensual and Spiritual Renaissance Voices. Renaissance and Baroque works including Josquin des Prez's Mass L'Homme Armé and Leonhard Lechter's musical setting of The Song of Solomon. Dramatic recitation will emphasize the text. Christine Gevert will direct from the organ, lutenist/guitarist Hideki Yamaya will play a form of lute called theorbo, and dancers Ellen Gorman, Andrea Blacklow, along with members of their company Moving Arts Exchange, will perform original choreography synchronized with the music. Tickets: $60 premium/$35 general/$10 under 18. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. St Mary Schola [NH]: Masterworks of Lent. Carlo Gesulado: Tenebarae factae sunt; C. V. Stanford: Beati Quorum Via; J.S. Bach: arias from Ich habe genug and Vergnügte Ruh;; G.F. Handel: aria from Theodora; Giacomo Carissimi: Jonas (oratorio); a motet by Josef Rheinberger. Pre-concert talk 30 minutes prior to concert. Tickets $20, students free. First Church of Christ, Congregational, 2503 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway NH 03860 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: Special Benefit Concert of Celtic Music. Favorite Celtic songs in a benefit for the South Harwich Meeting House and the Chatham Chorale. Tickets $35. South Harwich Meeting House, 270 Chatham Road, South Harwich MA 02645

iCal 5:00 PM. Kent Singers [CT]: Music for Holy Week. Dieterich Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri. St. John's Church, 7 Whittlesey Avenue, New Milford CT 06776

iCal 5:00 PM. King's Chapel Choir [MA]: Israel in Egypt. G.F. Handel: Israel in Egypt. With soloists and orchestra. Suggested donation: General $15 advance, $20 at door, Student/senior $10 advance, $15 at door. King’s Chapel, 58 Tremont St, Boston MA 02108

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Bach Mass in B Minor. J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Sarah Brailey, soprano; Margot Rood, soprano; Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano; Sarah Yanovitch, soprano; Margaret Lias, mezzo-soprano; Clare McNamara, mezzo-soprano; Stefan Reed, tenor; Steven Caldicott Wilson, tenor; Woodrow Bynum, baritone; David McFerrin, baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 3:00 PM. Master Singers of Lexington [MA]: 20th Annual Free Children’s Concert. In collaboration with the Lexington Public Schools. Clarke Middle School, 17 Stedman Road, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 5:30 PM. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus [MA]: Symphonie Espagnole. Giuseppe Verdi: Stabat Mater; Edouard Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93. Greenfield High School Auditorium, 1 Lenox Avenue, Greenfield MA 01301

iCal 7:00 PM. Musica Sacra [MA]: Double Takes: One Text, Two Perspectives. Revealing comparisons of Dixit Dominus by Handel and Monteverdi, Drop Down Ye Heavens by Judith Weir and Josef Rheinberger; Ubi Caritas by Maurice Duruflé and Ola Gjeilo; and Like as the Hart by Palestrina and Herbert Howells. Set for chorus, soloists, and strings. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Amare Cantare [NH]: Tree of Life. Steve Barnett: An American Folk Song Medley (arranged originally for Chanticleer); Shaker songs arranged by Kevin Siegfried; Appalachian songs arranged by J. David Moore and Gwyneth Walker; a (jazz arrangement of "Black Is the Color" by Yumiko Matsuoka. Dover City Hall, 288 Central Ave, Dover NH 03820

iCal 7:30 PM. Long & Away [MA]: A Pilgrimes Solace: Music of John Dowland. Soulful, gorgeous music of John Dowland for the Lenten season, including songs from A Pilgrimes Solace, together with lute duets, viol consorts from Lachrimae, and uplifting choral works. ​Elise Groves, soprano; Caroline Rossiter Olsen, mezzo-soprano; David Evans, tenor; Stephan Griffin, baritone; Karen Burciaga, viol; Jane Hershey, viol; Anne Legêne, viol; Carol Lewis, viol; James Williamson, viol; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute; Matthew Wright, lute. Church of The Good Shepherd, 9 Russell Avenue, Watertown MA 02472 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Maine Music Society Chorale [ME]: Mozart Requiem & Solemn Vespers for the Sabbath. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem; Solemn Vespers for the Sabbath. Sarah Bailey, soprano; Jazmin DeRice, mezzo-soprano; Martin Lescault, tenor; Carl Steidel, bass. For a preview of what’s in store, listen in to John Corrie and Susan Trask on 105.5’s Breakfast Club Tuesday, March 20, at 8:00 a.m. Tickets (general admission, advance purchase, $2 more at the door): $25 adult, $22 senior, $10 student, free for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult. Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston ME 04240 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra [RI]: Tomorrow’s Stars Today! Benjamin Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb; W. A. Mozart: Coronation Mass; Gustav Holst: Four Hymns from the Rig Veda. Hagar Adam, soprano; Marilyn Oliver, mezzo-soprano; Felix Aguilar-Tomlinson, tenor; Matt Chastain, baritone. Soloists are the winners of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra’s 10th Annual Collegiate Vocal Competition. Tickets: adults $30 ($27 advance), seniors $24, students $10 with ID. Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, 30 Fenner Street, Providence RI 02903 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: Seven Last Words. A progression through the scriptural seven last words of Christ on the Cross, pairing uniquely American choral works with choral music from other regions of the world. Skylark will record this album for international release on the Sono Luminus label for release when the series of concerts completes in London on March 30. Tickets: $30 general admission (free on March 24). Memorial Church, Harvard University, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 2:30 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: Bach B Minor Mass. J. S. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Elisabeth Marshall, soprano; Sophie Michaux, mezzo-soprano; Teresa Herold, mezzo-soprano; Gene Stenger, tenor; Aaron Engebreth, baritone; ChoralArt Singers, Robert Russell Music Director. Tickets: $40/$30 adult premium/regular seating, $15/$10 students premium/regular, 12 and Under free. Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford Street, Portland ME 04103 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Amare Cantare [NH]: Tree of Life. Steve Barnett: An American Folk Song Medley (arranged originally for Chanticleer); Shaker songs arranged by Kevin Siegfried; Appalachian songs arranged by J. David Moore and Gwyneth Walker; a (jazz arrangement of "Black Is the Color" by Yumiko Matsuoka. Middle Street Baptist Church, 18 Court Street, Portsmouth NH 03801

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Bach Mass in B Minor. J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Sarah Brailey, soprano; Margot Rood, soprano; Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano; Sarah Yanovitch, soprano; Margaret Lias, mezzo-soprano; Clare McNamara, mezzo-soprano; Stefan Reed, tenor; Steven Caldicott Wilson, tenor; Woodrow Bynum, baritone; David McFerrin, baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 3:00 PM. Maine Music Society Chorale [ME]: Mozart Requiem & Solemn Vespers for the Sabbath. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem; Solemn Vespers for the Sabbath. Sarah Bailey, soprano; Jazmin DeRice, mezzo-soprano; Martin Lescault, tenor; Carl Steidel, bass. For a preview of what’s in store, listen in to John Corrie and Susan Trask on 105.5’s Breakfast Club Tuesday, March 20, at 8:00 a.m. Tickets (general admission, advance purchase, $2 more at the door): $25 adult, $22 senior, $10 student, free for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult. Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston ME 04240 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Sounds of Stow [MA]: The Silver Chain of Sound. Franz Schubert: Grand Mass in E-flat (Vale Southard, soprano; Michael Pfitzer, tenor; Giovanni Spanu, baritone); Aaron Copland: Quiet City (Charles Anderson, trumpet; Bobby Kipp, English Horn); Ralph Vaughan Williams: Lark Ascending (Siri Smedvig, violin). With full orchestra. Hale School, 55 Hartley Road, Stow MA 01775

iCal 4:00 PM. CONCORA (Connecticut Choral Artists) [CT]: Bach: Saint Matthew Passion. Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint Matthew Passion. Jack Anthony Pott, tenor (Evangelist); Jermaine Woodard, Jr., baritone (Christ); Stephan Barnicle, baritone (Pilate); arias by Louise Fauteux and Anne Collin, soprano; Pamela Frigo Johnson, Cynthia Mellon, and Margaret Tyler, mezzo-soprano; Kirk Bobkowski and Mark Child, tenor; Paul Tine and Alex Patrie, baritone. Tickets: http://bit.ly/BACH78 Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland Street, Hartford CT 06105 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: Seven Last Words. A progression through the scriptural seven last words of Christ on the Cross, pairing uniquely American choral works with choral music from other regions of the world. Skylark will record this album for international release on the Sono Luminus label for release when the series of concerts completes in London on March 30. Tickets: $30 general admission (free on March 24). First Congregational Church, 68 Main Street, Falmouth MA 02540

iCal 7:30 PM. Amare Cantare [NH]: Tree of Life. Steve Barnett: An American Folk Song Medley (arranged originally for Chanticleer); Shaker songs arranged by Kevin Siegfried; Appalachian songs arranged by J. David Moore and Gwyneth Walker; a (jazz arrangement of "Black Is the Color" by Yumiko Matsuoka. Christ Church, 43 Pine Street, Exeter NH 03833

iCal 7:00 PM. Christ Church Choir [NH]: Requiem for the Living. Dan Forrest: Requiem for the Living (on Good Friday, March 30). Suzanne Jalbert Jones, director. With soloists and chamber orchestra. Free and open to the public. Christ Episcopal Church, 43 Pine Street, Exeter NH 03833 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich [CT]: Mozart Requiem. W.A. Mozart: Requiem. Lesley Craigie, soprano; Heather Antonissen, soprano; Robin Lynne Frye, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Knott, mezzo-soprano; Stephen Steffens, tenor; Adam von Almen, tenor; Robert Mobsby, baritone; Tim Koch, baritone; Randall Atcheson, Minister of Music, Organist and Conductor. With chamber orchestra. Admission free. First Presbyterian Church, One West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich CT 06830

iCal 7:00 PM. MassACDA Intercollegiate Festival Chorus [MA]: Faure Requiem, with guest conductor Amanda Quist. Gabriel Fauré: Requiem. Featuring collegiate and university choirs from across Massachusetts; Amanda Quist, conductor. Free admission. Part of the MassACDA Intercollegiate Choral Festival. Abbey Memorial Chapel, Mount Holyoke College, College Street, South Hadley MA 01075 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Chamber series: Music of the Baltic Nations. Highlighting composers from the Baltic Nations, including Estonian Veljo Tormis, Latvian Peter Vasks, Lithuanian Jonas Govėdas, and others. Katherine Pukinskis, composer and musicologist, will give a pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm, free to all ticket holders. All are welcome at a free reception following the performance. American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 136 Irving St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 7:30 PM. Community Chorus at South Berwick [ME]: Requiem for my Mother. Stephen Edwards: Requiem for my Mother. Including an intergenerational chorus of up 400 singers, including children's choruses and middle and high school choirs. The Requiem is intended to be very accessible, technically and intellectually, to singers of all ages. April 6 is a "Preview" concert with excerpts from the complete work; the full version is on April 7 only. Hussey Theater, Noble High School, 388 Somersworth Road, North Berwick ME 03906

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: The Fairy Queen. Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen. Antonia Christophers, narrator; Robin Blaze, countertenor (Mopsa); Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Drunken Poet/Coridon/Hymen); Sarah Brailey, soprano; Margot Rood, soprano; Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano; Sarah Yanovitch, soprano; Jonas Budris, tenor; Brian Giebler, tenor; Stefan Reed, tenor; Woodrow Bynum, baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:30 PM. Community Chorus at South Berwick [ME]: Requiem for my Mother. Stephen Edwards: Requiem for my Mother. Including an intergenerational chorus of up 400 singers, including children's choruses and middle and high school choirs. The Requiem is intended to be very accessible, technically and intellectually, to singers of all ages. April 6 is a "Preview" concert with excerpts from the complete work; the full version is on April 7 only. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street, Portland ME 04101

iCal 7:30 PM. Neponset Choral Society [MA]: Sounds of Home. E. Aguiar: "Salmo 150"; arr. Brumfield: "Ton The"; D. Brunner: "Yo le canto todo el dia"; P. Caldwell: "Daniel in the Lion Den"; W. Dawson: "Ezekiel Saw De Wheel"; J. Erb: "Shenandoah"; P. Grainger: "Irish Tune from County Derry"; S. Hatfield: "All Too Soon"; arr. T. Juneau: "The Parting Glass"; arr. Ro Ogura: "Hotaru Koi"; J. Quick: "Loch Lomond"; P. Silvey: "Nine Hundred Miles"; H. Somers: "Feller from Fortune"; A. Thomas: "I Hear America Singing"; E. Whitacre: "The City & the Sea". St. Mark’s Church, 116 South St, Foxborough MA 02035

iCal 7:30 PM. Pilgrim Festival Chorus [MA]: Ferns and Forest. John Corigliano: Fern Hill; Dan Forrest: Requiem for the Living. With professional 18-piece orchestra. Tickets: $20 adults, $18 senior citizens, 15 students over 14, children age 14 and under free. St. Bonaventure Church, 803 State Road, Plymouth MA 02360 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Salisbury Singers [MA]: Bach Is Back! J.S. Bach: Cantatas 17, 93, and 111; Concerto for oboe and violin. With the Bach Consort of Worcester. Tickets: $30 adults; $25 seniors. Trinity Lutheran Church, 73 Lancaster Street, Worcester MA 01609

iCal 7:30 PM. Solaris Vocal Ensemble [VT]: Carmina Burana - Cantiones profanae. Carl Orff: Carmina Burana, Cantiones Profanae. With two pianos and no fewer than 15 different percussion instruments, led by Artistic Director Dr. Dawn Willis. Susan Summerfield and Frank Whitcomb, piano. The percussion players will be led by D. Thomas Toner, principal percussionist of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and Chair of the Department of Music and Dance at the University of Vermont. McCarthy Arts Center, Saint Michael’s College, 18 Campus Road, Colchester VT 05439 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. The Vernon Chorale [CT]: The Emerald Isle. Traditional Irish songs, including "She Moved Through the Fair", "Marie's Wedding", and "The Parting Glass"; Michael McGlynn's arrangements of Siúil A Rúin and Dúlamán; and Chris Wasko's arrangement of "The Rights of Man". With New Hampshire's Irish band, The Jordan TW Trio. First Congregational Church of Vernon, 695 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon CT 06066

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Early Music Festival [MA]: Stile Antico. Tomás Luis de Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories (motets following the passion story). Pre-concert talk at 7 pm. St. Paul's Church, 29 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Halalisa Singers [MA]: Best of the Halalisa Singers: Favorites from 25 years of singing. Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington MA 02420

iCal 8:00 PM. New World Chorale/Symphony New Hampshire [NH]: Beethoven 9. Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9. Sameer Patel, conductor. Michelle Trainor, soprano; Janna Baty, mezzo-soprano; Alan Schneider, tenor; Sam Handley, bass-baritone. Tickets $18-$49 adults, $10 student, youth free. Keefe Center For the Arts, 117 Elm Street, Nashua NH 03060

iCal 2:30 PM. Neponset Choral Society [MA]: Sounds of Home. E. Aguiar: "Salmo 150"; arr. Brumfield: "Ton The"; D. Brunner: "Yo le canto todo el dia"; P. Caldwell: "Daniel in the Lion Den"; W. Dawson: "Ezekiel Saw De Wheel"; J. Erb: "Shenandoah"; P. Grainger: "Irish Tune from County Derry"; S. Hatfield: "All Too Soon"; arr. T. Juneau: "The Parting Glass"; arr. Ro Ogura: "Hotaru Koi"; J. Quick: "Loch Lomond"; P. Silvey: "Nine Hundred Miles"; H. Somers: "Feller from Fortune"; A. Thomas: "I Hear America Singing"; E. Whitacre: "The City & the Sea". St. Mark’s Church, 116 South St, Foxborough MA 02035

iCal 3:00 PM. Connecticut Master Chorale [CT]: Spring 2018 Concert. Dan Forrest: Jubilate Deo! (O Be Joyful in the Lord!); Paul Basler: Songs of Celebration. Dan Forrest's Jubilate Deo! brings to life the global aspect of the traditional Psalm 100 text, "O be joyful in the Lord, all ye lands," by setting verses of it, each in a different language, and drawing from a wide spectrum of musical influences. Movements include liturgical Latin, intertwined Hebrew and Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Zulu, Spanish, Song of the Earth, and a closing movement combining several of these languages with English. First Congregational Church, 164 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury CT 06810

iCal 3:00 PM. Halalisa Singers [MA]: Best of the Halalisa Singers: Favorites from 25 years of singing. Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading

239 Woburn Street Reading MA 01867

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: The Fairy Queen. Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen. Antonia Christophers, narrator; Robin Blaze, countertenor (Mopsa); Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Drunken Poet/Coridon/Hymen); Sarah Brailey, soprano; Margot Rood, soprano; Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano; Sarah Yanovitch, soprano; Jonas Budris, tenor; Brian Giebler, tenor; Stefan Reed, tenor; Woodrow Bynum, baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:30 PM. Pilgrim Festival Chorus [MA]: Ferns and Forest. John Corigliano: Fern Hill; Dan Forrest: Requiem for the Living. With professional 18-piece orchestra. Tickets: $20 adults, $18 senior citizens, 15 students over 14, children age 14 and under free. St. Bonaventure Church, 803 State Road, Plymouth MA 02360 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Vermont Youth Orchestra Association [VT]: Spring Choral Concert. The Vermont Youth Chorus led by Caleb Pillsbury and Vermont Youth Chorale led by Billy Ray Poli. Tickets: $7 adults, $3 students; available at the door. Elley Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester VT 05446

iCal 4:00 PM. Blanche Moyse Chorale [VT]: Reflections on the Passage of Time. A cappella and accompanied choral works (Vermont Arts 2018 events). Tickets: $18 in advance, $20 at the door, $5 for students (college included). Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street, Brattleboro VT 05301 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Blanche Moyse Chorale [VT]: Reflections on the Passage of Time. A cappella and accompanied choral works (Vermont Arts 2018 events). Tickets: $18 in advance, $20 at the door, $5 for students (college included). Stone Church Center, 12 Church St, Bellows Falls VT 05101 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Beethoven's Fidelio. Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio. Wendy Bryn Harmer, soprano (Leonore); William Burden, tenor (Florestan); Kiera Duffy, soprano (Marzelline); Joshua Kohl, tenor (Jaquino); Nathan Stark, bass (Rocco); Mark Walters, bass-baritone (Don Pizarro); Brian Kontes, bass (Don Fernando); Mark Streshinsky, stage director. NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston MA

iCal 8:00 PM. Portsmouth Pro Musica [NH]: Brahms Requiem. Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem. Erin Smith, soprano, Paul Max Tipton, baritone; Robert Littlefield, organ; Priscilla Stevens French, conductor. With orchestra. Christ Church, 43 Pine St, Exeter NH 03833 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Family Concert: Spanish songs & dances, 1450-1600. A special short program geared toward families with children, of songs and dances from 15th- and 16th-century Spain performed by a colorful array of musicians: six singers, a five-part Renaissance violin consort, two vihuelas, percussion, and a dancer. Tickets: $25, under 18 admitted free. First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Voices of Concinnity and Choir Matrix [CT]: Requiem for the Middle Class. The debut of two new choral ensembles from the Mansfield, CT area. Herbert Howell: Requiem; with music of Hogan, Daley, Bruckner, Lotti, and others. Voices of Concinnity, a new mixed vocal chamber ensemble, and Choir Matrix, a new community women’s chorus, will perform to benefit the Neighbor Fund, a local organization dedicated to help people facing deportation. St. Joseph's Church, 99 Jackson Street, Willimantic CT 06250 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: The Iberian Songbook: Spanish songs & dances, 1450-1600. Songs and dances from 15th- and 16th-century Spain performed by six singers, a five-part Renaissance violin consort, two vihuelas, percussion, and a dancer. Music by Johannes Cornago, Francisco de Peñalosa, Juan Vásquez, Francisco Guerrero, Juan Blas de Castro, and others. Tickets: $30-$68 adult, $10 student, under 18 admitted free. First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. St Mary Schola [ME]: 10th Anniversary Gala & Wine Tasting. Concert and wine tasting, including offerings for spring by Claude le Jeune, an air de cour with lute, humorous scenes from Purcell's King Arthur, madrigals by Monteverdi, music by Tallis, excerpts from Charpentier's Messe de Minuit, two movements from Handel's Dixit Dominus, and an ending chorus from Handel's Ode to Music. Erica Archer, Sommelier. Tickets $50, not sold at door. Episcopal Church of Saint Mary, 43 Foreside Rd, Falmouth ME 04105 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Beethoven's Fidelio. Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio. Wendy Bryn Harmer, soprano (Leonore); William Burden, tenor (Florestan); Kiera Duffy, soprano (Marzelline); Joshua Kohl, tenor (Jaquino); Nathan Stark, bass (Rocco); Mark Walters, bass-baritone (Don Pizarro); Brian Kontes, bass (Don Fernando); Mark Streshinsky, stage director. NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston MA

iCal 3:00 PM. Portsmouth Pro Musica [NH]: Brahms Requiem. Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem. Erin Smith, soprano, Paul Max Tipton, baritone; Robert Littlefield, organ; Priscilla Stevens French, conductor. With orchestra. South Church, 292 State Street, Portsmouth NH 03801 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: The Iberian Songbook Spanish songs & dances, 1450-1600. A special free concert. Songs and dances from 15th- and 16th-century Spain performed by six singers, a five-part Renaissance violin consort, two vihuelas, percussion, and a dancer. Music by Johannes Cornago, Francisco de Peñalosa, Juan Vásquez, Francisco Guerrero, Juan Blas de Castro, and others. Doors open at 3:30 pm; open seating (first-come, first-served). The Parish of All Saints – Ashmont, 209 Ashmont Street, Dorchester Center MA 02124 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Con Brio [CT]: Spring Concert 2018: Lord Nelson Mass. F.J. Haydn, Missa in Angustiis ("Lord Nelson" Mass), Hob. XXII/11. Also featuring a preview of the concert programming for Con Brio’s 2018 Concert Tour of Croatia and Slovenia Christ the King Church, 1 McCurdy Rd, Old Lyme CT 06371

iCal 5:00 PM. Collegium Ancora [RI]: The Best Beloved: Songs of Love & Ecstasy. Musical expressions of love in many guises: youthful, steadfast, waning, passionate, unrequited, forbidden… These stylistically diverse settings of equally diverse texts resonate with our own experiences of the exhilarating, bewildering, and -at times- painful experiences of loving and being loved. 300 Westminster St., Providence RI 02903 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Farmington Valley Chorale [CT]: Passages - The Seasons of Life. Johannes Brahms: Nänie; John Corigliano: Fern Hill (text by Dylan Thomas); and other works exploring how we experience the passage of time at different stages of life. Meredith Ziegler, mezzo-soprano. With members of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Valley Community Baptist Church, West Avon Road, Route 167, Avon CT 06001 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Chorus pro Musica/Boston Philharmonic [MA]: Edward Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius. Madeleine Shaw, mezzo-Soprano; Robert Murray, tenor; Derek Welton, bass; Benjamin Zander, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Worcester Chorus [MA]: St. Matthew Passion. J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion. Christopher Shepard, conductor. Tickets: $49 adult, $17.50 student, $7.50 youth. Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester MA 01608

iCal 7:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Then Is Now/Sweetest in the Gale. Scott Ordway: Baltic Trees (premiere, Oratorio Chorale commission); Caroline Shaw: Its Motion Keeps. Exploring how living composers have engaged traditional, folk, or historical music and translated it to a modern voice. St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth ME 04105

iCal 7:30 PM. Granite State Choral Society [NH]: An 80s Celebration! Step back to the age of Power Ballads, Big Hair, Leg Warmers and Rad Clothing. We will be singing tunes from the Top 100 of the 80's with a live band. Family friendly, so bring the kids! Tickets: $12 in advance/$15 at the door. Emmanuel Church Family Life Center, 34 Eastern Ave., Rochester NH 03867 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: Tristan & Iseult: A Medieval Romance in Poetry and Music. Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Nashoba Valley Chorale [MA]: Vaughan Williams: In Windsor Forest. With Symphony New Hampshire; and special guests: the Katie McNally Trio! Littleton High School Performing Arts Center, 56 King St., Littleton MA 01460

iCal 2:00 PM. The Jameson Singers [MA]: This Shining Night. Choral music from the British Isles and America spanning the past hundred years, including Benjamin Britten’s flower songs, Vaughan Williams’s evocation of Shakespeare’s Tempest, Morton Lauridsen's settings of poems by Rilke and James Agee, and Folk Songs, Americana, Ives, MacMillan, and Stephen Foster. Justin Blackwell, piano. Free admission on April 22 only. Hancock Church, 1912 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 3:00 PM. Granite State Choral Society [NH]: An 80s Celebration! Step back to the age of Power Ballads, Big Hair, Leg Warmers and Rad Clothing. We will be singing tunes from the Top 100 of the 80's with a live band. Family friendly, so bring the kids! Tickets: $12 in advance/$15 at the door. Emmanuel Church Family Life Center, 34 Eastern Ave., Rochester NH 03867 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Kearsarge Chorale [NH]: Fresh and Fearless. Daniel Elder: "Fresh and Fearless"; Benjamin Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb; Ola Gjeilo: Northern Lights; Ubi Caritas; Maurice Greene: "Sing We Merrily"; Kim Andre Arnesan: "Flight Song"; Eric Nelson: "We Are the Music Makers"; Emil Thoroddsen: "Icelandic Cradle Song"; Billy Joel: "Just the Way You Are"; "Goodnight My Angel"; "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me"; Carly Simon: "Let the River Run". Tickets: $15, $5 students. Sawyer Center Theater at Colby Sawyer College, 541 Main St., New London NH 03257 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: From the old world to the new. Joseph Rheinberger: Mass for double choir; Avner Dorman: The 70 Names of Jerusalem;; with English works from Byrd to Stanford and past commissioned works from Richard Clark and Eric Sawyer. Tickets: $20, $15 student/senior. Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre Street, Newton MA 02458

iCal 4:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: Tristan & Iseult: A Medieval Romance in Poetry and Music. Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 4:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Then Is Now/Sweetest in the Gale. Scott Ordway: Baltic Trees (premiere, Oratorio Chorale commission); Caroline Shaw: Its Motion Keeps. Exploring how living composers have engaged traditional, folk, or historical music and translated it to a modern voice. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant Street, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 4:00 PM. The Stamford Chorale [CT]: Mozart’s Requiem. Suzanne Karpov, soprano; Sarah Bleasdale, mezzo-soprano; Welder Gomez, tenor;Ian Pomerantz, bass. Eric Trudel, accompanist. Tickets: $20, available at the door. St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2810 Long Ridge Road, Stamford CT

iCal 7:00 PM. Chamber Singers of Keene [NH]: The Children's March. Andrew Bleckner and Charlotte Blake Alston: The Children's March (New England premiere). Featuring gospel, blues and dramatic themes representing the historic music sung by 4000 African American children as they were defiantly arrested to protest the inequality of the Jim Crow laws of the Deep South. Narrated by Dottie Morris, Vice-President of Diversity at Keene State College; conducted jointly by Matthew Leese, CSK and Esther Rhoades, GMYC; and joined by Walt Sayre, pianist and Michael Day, percussionist. Admission by donation ($10-$20 suggested); seating is unreserved. United Church of Christ, 23 Central Square, Keene NH 03431 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Music on the Hill Festival Chorus and Chamber Chorus [CT]: Music of Scandinavia. Music spanning a range of time and styles, from Grieg and Sibelius to timeless folk melodies, a choral Sakkijarven Polkka, and new works by Norwegian composer Kim André Arnesen and Swedish composer Mårten Jansson. Artistic Director David H. Connell conducts. Free admission, sponsored by the Danish American Club of Greenwich. Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road, Wilton CT 06897 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Bel Canto Chamber Singers [NH]: Take Me To The Water. A celebration of life-giving water through the choral music of Handel, Vaughn Williams, Mendelsson, and jazz, folk and spirituals. Jane Woods will direct with accompaniment by pianist Pierre Fournier, cellist Margaret Gilmore, saxophonist Ian Gollub and members of the Hanover High School Jazz Combo. Adults, $15. Students, $10. Under 13, free. Receptions follow the concerts. First Congregational Church, 10 S. Park St., Lebanon NH 03766 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Burlington Choral Society [VT]: A Baltic Heartbeat: Choral Music From Latvia. Lūcija Garūta: Dievs, Tava Zeme Deg! (God, Thy Earth is Aflame!) (cantata for tenor, baritone, choir, and organ); Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars with tuned wine goblets; Long Road; Pēteris Vasks: The Fruit of Silence; Imant Raminsh: Ave Verum Corpus; and two pieces sung at the Latvian Song Festival: Līgo! (“Sway!”) and Pūt vējiņi ("Blow Winds"). Elley Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester VT 05446

iCal 7:30 PM. Cantemus [MA]: Time and Tide: Rhythms of the Sea. Folk songs, shanties and spirituals. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors, 21 and under free. First Church Wenham, 1 Arbor St., Wenham MA 01984 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Nashua Choral Society [NH]: Beethoven's Concert. Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass in C Major. Dr. Daniel Roihl, conductor. With instrumentalists from Symphony New Hampshire Immaculate Conception Church, 216 East Dunstable Road, Nashua NH 03062 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus [MA]: Verdi Requiem. Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem. Kevin Rhodes, conductor. With the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Chamber Choir and Chorale; Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble. Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court St, Springfield MA 01103 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Westford Chorus [MA]: 100 Years Of Jazz. Bob Chilcott: "A Little Jazz Mass"; Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story; and a host of jazz classics such as "Take Five", "Mack the Knife", and "All That Jazz". With piano, double bass, and drums. United Methodist Church, 10 Church St., Westford MA 01886 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: Eve and Adam – a new take on a very old story. Elena Ruehr: Eve; Arvo Pärt: Adam’s Lament. For 16 singers and string orchestra. Tickets: $24 adult, $20 student. Lindsey Chapel, Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Connecticut Choral Society [CT]: The French Connection. Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Eastern Connecticut Symphony and Chorus [CT]: Candide. Leonard Bernstein: Candide. With Saltmarsh Opera. Garde Arts Center, 325 State Street, New London CT 06320 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. The Jameson Singers [MA]: This Shining Night. Choral music from the British Isles and America spanning the past hundred years, including Benjamin Britten’s flower songs, Vaughan Williams’s evocation of Shakespeare’s Tempest, Morton Lauridsen's settings of poems by Rilke and James Agee, and Folk Songs, Americana, Ives, MacMillan, and Stephen Foster. Justin Blackwell, piano. Free admission on April 22 only. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 2:30 PM. Choral Art Society/Portland Symphony Orchestra [ME]: Mahler Resurrection Symphony. Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”. Twyla Robinson, soprano; Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano; ChoralArt Masterworks; Robert Moody, conductor. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: Magnificent Mozart. W.A. Mozart: Great Mass in C minor K42; Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major K467. With soloists and orchestra. Tickets: $25 open seating/$30 reserved. Monomoy Performing Arts Center at Monomoy Regional High School, 75 Oak St, Harwich MA 02645

iCal 3:00 PM. Connecticut Choral Society [CT]: The French Connection. Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Dedham Choral Society [MA]: Haydn & Mozart in Salzburg. Johann Michael Haydn: “St Ursula” Mass; Wolgang Amadeus Mozart: Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, KV 339. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 3:00 PM. Paul Madore Chorale [MA]: A Salute to 20th Century Music. Randol Bass: Gloria; John Rutter: Requiem; works by Jeffrey Brody, Daniel Pinkham, and Leonard Bernstein. With orchestra and soloists. Jeffrey Brody, conductor. Tickets: $20 at the door. First Baptist Church, 221 Cabot St, Beverly MA 01915

iCal 3:00 PM. Seaglass Theater Company [MA]: Bernstein! A 100th Birthday Bash. Selections from West Side Story, On the Town, Candide, Peter Pan, Mass, and Wonderful Town. With Bethany Worrell and Patrice Tiedemann, soprano ; Stacey Geer, mezzo-soprano; Dennis Shuman, tenor; Philip Lima and Phillip Takemura Sears, baritone; Dr. Matthew Larson, piano; Neil Sylvia, percussion; and a chorus of outstanding South Coast performers. Tickets: $25 at the door, $20 online. First Congregational Church, 34 Center St., Fairhaven MA 02719 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: From the old world to the new. Joseph Rheinberger: Mass for double choir; Avner Dorman: The 70 Names of Jerusalem;; with English works from Byrd to Stanford and past commissioned works from Richard Clark and Eric Sawyer. Tickets: $20, $15 student/senior. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 3:00 PM. Westford Chorus [MA]: 100 Years Of Jazz. Bob Chilcott: "A Little Jazz Mass"; Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story; and a host of jazz classics such as "Take Five", "Mack the Knife", and "All That Jazz". With piano, double bass, and drums. All Saints Church, 10 Billerica Road, Chelmsford MA 01824 (View flier)

iCal 3:30 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Sponsors’ Concert. Gabriel Fauré: Requiem; Stabat Mater; Mabel Daniels: Exultate Deo; Gustav Holst: "I Love My Love"; Dmitri Shostakovich: Festive Overture, Op. 96. With the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra. First Parish Unitarian-Universalist, Arlington MA

iCal 4:00 PM. Bel Canto Chamber Singers [NH]: Take Me To The Water. A celebration of life-giving water through the choral music of Handel, Vaughn Williams, Mendelsson, and jazz, folk and spirituals. Jane Woods will direct with accompaniment by pianist Pierre Fournier, cellist Margaret Gilmore, saxophonist Ian Gollub and members of the Hanover High School Jazz Combo. Adults, $15. Students, $10. Under 13, free. Receptions follow the concerts. First Congregational Church, 10 S. Park St., Lebanon NH 03766 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Cantemus [MA]: Time and Tide: Rhythms of the Sea. Folk songs, shanties and spirituals. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors, 21 and under free. Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb Street, Newburyport MA 01950 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: Eve and Adam – a new take on a very old story. Elena Ruehr: Eve; Arvo Pärt: Adam’s Lament. For 16 singers and string orchestra. Tickets: $24 adult, $20 student. Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre St, Newton MA 02458 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. CONCORA (Connecticut Choral Artists) [CT]: Mozart: Requiem. W.A. Mozart: Requiem; Michael Tippett: Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time. Tickets: http://bit.ly/MOZART78 St James's Episcopal Church, 1018 Farmington Ave, West Hartford CT 06107 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Convivium Musicum [MA]: Cori Spezzati: a collaborative concert with Montreal’s Ensemble Bellechose. A revival of repertoire from our 2017-18 season. Michael Barrett, conductor. Tickets: $25 general, $15 student/senior/limited income. United Parish in Brookline, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline MA 02446

iCal 4:00 PM. GMChorale [CT]: Jepthe. Giacomo Carissimi: Jephte. With other choral gems of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Jephte, an historical exemplar of the mid 17th Century oratorio, is based on the story of Jephthah in the Old Testament Book of Judges. Carissimi established much of what is now considered traditional to the Baroque oratorio, including the use of a narrator linking vocal soloists and the chorus, with the alternation of recitatives and arias. Tickets: $15-$35. MHS Performing Arts Center, 200 La Rosa Lane, Middletown CT 06457 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Waterbury Chorale [CT]: Elijah. Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah. With noted regional soloists. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. St. Johns Episcopal Church, 16, Church St. Waterbury CT 06702

iCal 7:30 PM. Choral Art Society/Portland Symphony Orchestra [ME]: Mahler Resurrection Symphony. Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”. Twyla Robinson, soprano; Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano; ChoralArt Masterworks; Robert Moody, conductor. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Chorus North Shore Honors Youth Choir [MA]: Ask Me To Sing (Spring Concert). Shalin Liu Center, 37 Main Street, Rockport MA 01966

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Handel: Hercules. G.F. Handel: Hercules. Jonathan Lemalu, bass (Hercules); Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano (Dejanira); Amanda Forsythe, soprano (Iole); Robert Murray, tenor (Hyllus); William Purefoy, countertenor (Lichas); Woodrow Bynum, baritone (High Priest); Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Cambridge Community Chorus [MA]: Love & Loss. J.S. Bach: Wedding Cantata; W.A. Mozart: Requiem; Johann Michael Haydn: Requiem Solemne (excerpts). Neva Corbo-Hudak, soprano; Emily Harmon, mezzo; Jesse Darden, tenor; and Ian Pomerantz, baritone. Tickets: $25 general admission, $15 students and seniors, or pay-as-you-are-able. Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Concert Singers of Greater Lynn [MA]: In memoriam George M. O'Connor. César Franck: Messe in A; Randal Thompson: Frostiana (words by Robert Frost); "Alleluia"; and other works; new works by local composers Javier Márquez and Joan Cutler. Free admission. Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn, 101 Forest Ave., Swampscott MA 01907 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Oriana Consort [MA]: Coming to Light: Choral music no longer obscure. Gerald Finzi: Partsongs, op. 17 (Seven poems of Robert Bridges); Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: Gartenlieder (selections); Ludwig Senfl: De profundis clamavi; Gling glang (Glaüt zu Speyer); Franz Biebl: Ave Maria; Amy Beach: Shakespeare Choruses, op. 39. University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Greenwich Choral Society [CT]: Joyous Jazz. Duke Ellington: Sacred Concerts for big band, chorus, soloists and tap dancer (excerpts), including “Come Sunday” and “Heaven”. Tickets $28-$45 adult, $28-$30 student. Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851

iCal 4:00 PM. Sheepscot Valley Chorus [ME]: Israel in Egypt. G.F. Handel: Israel in Egypt. With St. Cecilia Chamber Choir, soloists, and professional orchestra. Second Congregational Church, 51 Main Street, Newcastle ME 04553 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Dixit Dominus – The Voices of Order Over Chaos. G.F. Handel: Dixit Dominus; Antonio Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus. Michele Kennedy, soprano; Jennifer Tvo, soprano; Jordan Rose Lee, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; David Vanderwal, tenor; Enrico Lagasca, baritone; Christine Gevert, conductor. With Baroque Period Instrument Orchestra Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. MIT Women's Chorale [MA]: Charles-René: Second Mass in A flat (1905). Charles-René: Second Mass in A flat; works by Fauré, Franck, Boisdeffre, Chesnokov, and Kevin Galiè. Kevin Galiè, conductor; Erica Johnson, organist. Mr. Galiè will also play organ solos by Gabriel Pierné. Free admission. St. Mary’s Church, 55 Warren St, Charlestown MA 02129

iCal 7:00 PM. Acadia Choral Society [ME]: Spring Concert. Jacques Arcadelt: "Il bianco e dolce cigno"; J. S. Bach: "Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227"; Samuel Barber: "Sure on this shining night"; D. E. Gawthrop: "Sing Me to Heaven"; Carlo Gesualdo: "O Vos Omnes"; W. A. Mozart: "Laudate Dominum K. 339"; M. Ravel: "Trois Chansons (1914-15)"; J. Rose: "Happiness"; Vaughan Williams: "In Windsor Forest". Tickets: $15 general admission. St. Saviour's Church, 41 Mt Desert St, Bar Harbor ME 04609

iCal 7:00 PM. Greater Freeport Community Chorus [ME]: As Time Goes By: Music from Films. Including A.R. Rahman: “Jai Ho” (from Slumdog Millionaire); Carly Simon: “Let the River Run" (from Working Girl); and “Exsultate Justi” (from Empire of the Sun) “As Time Goes By” (from Casablanca;; “Into the West” (from "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Admission: $10 adults, free to anyone younger than 18; available at the door. Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, 1 Middle Street, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 7:30 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: Songs of Love and Death: Sonnets by Petrarch and others set by Cipriano de Rore in I madrigali a cinque voci (Venice, 1542). Presented by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street, Concord MA 01742

iCal 7:30 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: All-Night Vigil. Sergei Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil. ChoralArt Camerata. Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State Street, Portland ME 04101

iCal 7:30 PM. Chorus of East Providence [MA]: Hooray for Hollywood! Seekonk High School, 261 Arcade Ave, Seekonk MA 02771

iCal 7:30 PM. Clearlakes Chorale [NH]: Over There! Music of the World War I Era. Songs that commemorate the 100th anniversary of "The Great War". First Congregational Church, 115 S Main St, Wolfeboro NH 03894

iCal 7:30 PM. New Hampshire Gay Men's Chorus [NH]: Celebrating 20 Years: A Generation of Music. Your all-time favorite NHGMC songs. With a record number of singers this year, and with two wonderful guest choral groups, this show promises to be our best Spring concerts ever. First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester Street, Nashua NH 03064 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. North Country Chorus [VT]: Mozart’s Requiem. W.A. Mozart: Requiem, K. 626. With the Hilltones, St. Johnsbury Academy’s select choral group. Julie Drown, soprano; Katharine DeBoer, mezzo-soprano; Phil Brown, tenor; Lucas Weiss, bass; other solos by Hilltones soprano Fiona Sweeney. With Peter Beardsley, organ, and an orchestra of strings, winds and percussion, Alan Rowe, conductor. Fans of the 1984 Oscar award-winning film Amadeus will find many of the Requiem’s themes familiar. The Hilltones, recently back from their tour in Austria, will delight the audiences with several pieces on their own. The newly formed North Country Youth Chorus, led by Kaitlyn Bryant, will offer a few selections in their debut public appearance. Bradford Congregational Church, 145 North Main Street, Bradford VT 05033 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Reading Community Singers [MA]: All You Need is Love! An uplifting concert of Broadway hits, popular music, and original compositions with a special performance by the 2018 Reading Community Singers Scholarship winner. Parker Middle School, 45 Temple Street, Reading MA 01867 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut [CT]: Concert in the Key of "M". St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Dr, Fairfield CT 06824

iCal 8:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Northern Lights. Music by Ēriks Ešenvalds and others from Iceland, Scandinavia and North America, accompanied by a light show. A Q&A with Director and Lighting Design Team will follow the performance. Tickets: $45 preferred seating, $35 adults ($5 off for seniors and members of WGBH and Coolidge Corner Theatre), $20 students. For parking details and coupons, visit http://greaterbostonparking.com/harvard.html or call 617-491-0801. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Newburyport Choral Society [MA]: Harmony. W.A. Mozart: Missa da Requiem (completion by Robert D. Levin); music of Jan Dismas Zelenka. Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High Street, Newburyport MA 01950

iCal 8:00 PM. Newton Community Chorus [MA]: Mozart and Puccini. Wolfgang Mozart: Coronation Mass; Giacomo Puccini: Messa di Gloria. ​Tickets: $20 general admission, $15 students/seniors. First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton MA 02459

iCal 2:00 PM. Clearlakes Chorale [NH]: Over There! Music of the World War I Era. Songs that commemorate the 100th anniversary of "The Great War". First Congregational Church, 115 S Main St, Wolfeboro NH 03894

iCal 2:00 PM. Fine Arts Chorale [MA]: Spring concert. Claudio Monteverdi: Beatus Vir; J.S. Bach: Jesu Meine Freude; Johannes Brahms: Nanie; Howard Hanson: Psalm 150; Giuseppe Verdi: "Va Pensiero" from Nabucco. Old South Union Church, 25 Columbian Street, Weymouth MA 02190

iCal 2:30 PM. Concert Singers of Greater Lynn [MA]: In memoriam George M. O'Connor. César Franck: Messe in A; Randal Thompson: Frostiana (words by Robert Frost); "Alleluia"; and other works; new works by local composers Javier Márquez and Joan Cutler. Free admission. Sacred Heart Church, 571 Boston St., Lynn MA 01905 (View flier)

iCal 2:30 PM. Greater Freeport Community Chorus [ME]: As Time Goes By: Music from Films. Including A.R. Rahman: “Jai Ho” (from Slumdog Millionaire); Carly Simon: “Let the River Run" (from Working Girl); and “Exsultate Justi” (from Empire of the Sun) “As Time Goes By” (from Casablanca;; “Into the West” (from "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Admission: $10 adults, free to anyone younger than 18; available at the door. Congregational Church in Cumberland, 282 Main St, Cumberland Center ME 04021

iCal 3:00 PM. Acadia Choral Society [ME]: Spring Concert. Jacques Arcadelt: "Il bianco e dolce cigno"; J. S. Bach: "Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227"; Samuel Barber: "Sure on this shining night"; D. E. Gawthrop: "Sing Me to Heaven"; Carlo Gesualdo: "O Vos Omnes"; W. A. Mozart: "Laudate Dominum K. 339"; M. Ravel: "Trois Chansons (1914-15)"; J. Rose: "Happiness"; Vaughan Williams: "In Windsor Forest". Tickets: $15 general admission. St. Saviour's Church, 41 Mt Desert St, Bar Harbor ME 04609

iCal 3:00 PM. Andover Choral Society [MA]: Songs of World War I. In partnership with the Andover Historical Society. Memorial Auditorium, 30 Whittier St, Andover MA 01810

iCal 3:00 PM. Chorus of East Providence [MA]: Hooray for Hollywood! Seekonk High School, 261 Arcade Ave, Seekonk MA 02771

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Handel: Hercules. G.F. Handel: Hercules. Jonathan Lemalu, bass (Hercules); Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano (Dejanira); Amanda Forsythe, soprano (Iole); Robert Murray, tenor (Hyllus); William Purefoy, countertenor (Lichas); Woodrow Bynum, baritone (High Priest); Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 3:00 PM. Mishawum Choral Society [MA]: Winter concert. Music by Gabriel Fauré, Karl Suessdorf, and Andrew Lloyd Webber, along with other renowned songwriters. The audience is invited to attend a reception immediately following the performance, where refreshments will be served. Tickets: $20. $15 for students/seniors, available from any member or at the door. Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church, 34 Dix Street, Winchester MA 01890

iCal 3:00 PM. North Country Chorus [NH]: Mozart’s Requiem. W.A. Mozart: Requiem, K. 626. With the Hilltones, St. Johnsbury Academy’s select choral group. Julie Drown, soprano; Katharine DeBoer, mezzo-soprano; Phil Brown, tenor; Lucas Weiss, bass; other solos by Hilltones soprano Fiona Sweeney. With Peter Beardsley, organ, and an orchestra of strings, winds and percussion, Alan Rowe, conductor. Fans of the 1984 Oscar award-winning film Amadeus will find many of the Requiem’s themes familiar. The Hilltones, recently back from their tour in Austria, will delight the audiences with several pieces on their own. The newly formed North Country Youth Chorus, led by Kaitlyn Bryant, will offer a few selections in their debut public appearance. South Church, 1052 Main St, St Johnsbury NH 05819 (View flier)

iCal 3:30 PM. Assabet Valley Mastersingers [MA]: Hayden's Mass in Time of War and Lux Aeterna by Morton Lauridsen. W.A. Mozart: Requiem in d; Clifton Noble: Song for St. Cecilia’s Day (commissioned by AVM for its 20th Anniversary in May 1998). Andrea Ehrenreich, soprano; Pamela Dellal, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor; John Salvi, bass. Robert R. Jay Performing Arts Center, St. John’s High School, 378 Main St., Shrewsbury MA 01545

iCal 3:30 PM. New Haven Chorale [CT]: Let There Be Light! Gabriel Faure: Requiem; Morten Lauridsen: Lux aeterna. With the choruses of the Hartt School and Manchester Community College, and the Hartt Symphony Orchestra. Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street, New Haven CT 06511 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Cantilena [MA]: Circles Unending: Music from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Benjamin Britten: Missa Brevis in D; Gustav Holst: Ave Maria; James MacMillan: Sonnet; Rhona Clarke: Cnámh (text by Nuala Ní Dhomnaill); Anne Lister: Stone Circles; some rollicking, saucy, and sober songs of David Willcocks; and other choral music for treble voices, from the 16th century to the present. Refreshments with the chorus follow the performance. First Parish of Arlington, 630 Mass Ave., Arlington MA 02476 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Choral Art Society of the South Shore [MA]: Viennese Splendor. W.A. Mozart: Vesperae Solemnes de Confessore, K. 339; F.J. Haydn: Te Deum; Franz Schubert: Magnificat; Ludwig van Beethoven: "Hallelujah" from The Mount of Olives. Sierra Marcy, soprano; Rosselin Osser, mezzo-soprano; Sean Lair, tenor; Joshua Dixon, bass. Tickets: $20. Performing Arts Center, Scituate High School, 606 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy, Scituate MA 02066 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Connecticut Chamber Choir [CT]: Lux Aeterna. Music by Maurice Duruflé, Jonathan Dove, Morten Lauridsen, Jocelyn Hagen, Matthew Culloton, and Shawn Kirchner. Karolina Wojteczko, mezzo-soprano; Elijah Blaisdell, baritone; Galen Tate, organ St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St, Trumbull CT 06611

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Dixit Dominus – The Voices of Order Over Chaos. G.F. Handel: Dixit Dominus; Antonio Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus. Michele Kennedy, soprano; Jennifer Tvo, soprano; Jordan Rose Lee, soprano; Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor; David Vanderwal, tenor; Enrico Lagasca, baritone; Christine Gevert, conductor. With Baroque Period Instrument Orchestra Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Master Singers of Lexington [MA]: Lamentations and Exultations. Alberto Ginastera: Lamentations of Jeremiah; Tomás Luis de Victoria: O Vos Omnes; Benjamin Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb; Alessandro Scarlatti: Exultate Deo; Michael Weinstein: New work. First Parish Church, 7 Harrington Rd, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 4:00 PM. Mystic River Chorale [CT]: Visions. Music by Aaron Copland, David Conte, and Joni Mitchell, with settings of poetry of Michael Dennis Browne, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, and W. B. Yeats. Frank Martignetti, conductor; Frank Zilinyi & Leslie Merwin, piano. Mystic Congregational Church, 43 E Main Street, Mystic CT 06355

iCal 4:00 PM. Newburyport Choral Society [MA]: Harmony. W.A. Mozart: Missa da Requiem (completion by Robert D. Levin); music of Jan Dismas Zelenka. Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High Street, Newburyport MA 01950

iCal 4:00 PM. New England Classical Singers [MA]: Spring Concert. With the Lawrence High School Girls Ensemble. Corpus Christi Parish at Holy Rosary Church, 35 Essex Street, Lawrence MA 01840

iCal 4:00 PM. New Hampshire Gay Men's Chorus [NH]: Celebrating 20 Years: A Generation of Music. Your all-time favorite NHGMC songs. With a record number of singers this year, and with two wonderful guest choral groups, this show promises to be our best Spring concerts ever. Derryfield School, 2108 River Road, Manchester NH 03104 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Sheepscot Valley Chorus [ME]: Israel in Egypt. G.F. Handel: Israel in Egypt. With St. Cecilia Chamber Choir, soloists, and professional orchestra. Second Congregational Church, 51 Main Street, Newcastle ME 04553 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Coro-Dante [MA]: Concerto di Primavera. Gioachino Rossini: choruses and songs. With professional soloists. Kevin Galiè, conductor; Leona Cheung, piano. Free and open to all. Dante Alighieri Society, 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge MA 02139 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Oriana Consort [MA]: Coming to Light: Choral music no longer obscure. Gerald Finzi: Partsongs, op. 17 (Seven poems of Robert Bridges); Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: Gartenlieder (selections); Ludwig Senfl: De profundis clamavi; Gling glang (Glaüt zu Speyer); Franz Biebl: Ave Maria; Amy Beach: Shakespeare Choruses, op. 39. First Parish In Concord, 20 Lexington Road, Concord MA 01742 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Southern Connecticut Camerata [CT]: Springtime Reveries. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 at the door. St. Paul's On The Green, 60 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851

iCal 7:00 PM. Fitchburg State University Choirs and Orchestra [MA]: The Glory: Music of Power and Conviction. Nearly 100 student and community performers join together to perform music of many styles: pop, spirituals, classical, contemporary, and more. The orchestra and combined choirs will also perform Vivaldi's Gloria together. This concert includes music about strong beliefs and deep emotions, from many different traditions, in an exploration of what it means for us as humans to believe or feel something with everything we have. Free admission. Weston Auditorium, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg MA 01420 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. MIT Women's Chorale [MA]: Charles-René: Second Mass in A flat (1905). Charles-René: Second Mass in A flat; works by Fauré, Franck, Boisdeffre, Chesnokov, and Kevin Galiè. Kevin Galiè, conductor; Erica Johnson, organist. Mr. Galiè will also play organ solos by Gabriel Pierné. Free admission. St. Cecilia Parish, 18 Belvidere Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:00 PM. Manchester Choral Society [NH]: The Seasons. Joseph Haydn: The Seasons. Janet Poisson, soprano; Jonas Budris, tenor; Paul Max Tipton, bass-baritone. Special pre-concert talk and reception May 11 starting at 7 p.m. Tickets: $25/20, $15 for mothers on Mother's Day; free admission for students (kindergarten to undergraduate), discounts available for groups. Ste. Marie's Parish, Manchester NH 01301 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Meditation through Music. Music of Bach, Byrd, Purcell, and Rachmaninoff as well as Stephen Paulus, Eric Whitacre, and Sarah Hopkins. Using song to clear the mind and bring awareness of the beauty of now. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant Street, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 7:30 PM. Bagaduce Chorale [ME]: Fit for a King. Johann Michael Haydn: Te Deum in C Major; Ludwig van Beethoven: Choral Fantasía In C Minor, Op. 80 (Christina Spurling, piano); George Frideric Handel: Coronation Anthems. With orchestral accompaniment featuring Mount Desert Island High School musicians with professional musicians as section leaders and other professional musicians. First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill ME 04614

iCal 7:30 PM. Sine Nomine [MA]: From Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche. Randall Thompson: Alleluia; Morten Lauridsen: O Magnus Mysterium; William Billings: Rose of Sharon; Alice Parker: Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal; Will Ayton: "I Am, you anxious one"; other American choral music. St. Lawrence, Martyr Church, 565 County St., New Bedford MA 02740 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Voce [CT]: Twilight - the music of Paul Mealor. Music by Paul Meador, recorded earlier in the month. Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland Street, Hartford CT 06105

iCal 8:00 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Music for a Spring Evening. Featuring a reprise of the Chamber Chorus’s newly commissioned work by Adria Stolk. The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus. First Parish Unitarian-Universalist, Arlington MA

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Pärt, Victoria, and Harris. Tomás Luis de Victoria: Officium defunctorum; Arvo Pärt: Berliner Messe; William Harris: Faire is the Heaven. William Cutter, Director of Choral Programs at MIT, will give a pre-concert talks one hour before the performance. All are welcome at a free reception following the performance. Single Tickets: $25-$75; discounts available for students, seniors, and groups. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus [MA]: A Parry Premiere and a Variety of Tidbits. C. Hubert H. Parry: Invocation to Music: In Honour of Henry Purcell (U.S. premiere); Blest Pair of Sirens; Jerusalem; Repton—and one of two which you will be invited to join us in singing. Deborah Selig, soprano; Gregory Zavracky, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor. Parry was one of the leaders of the British choral music renaissance and influenced generations of British composer, including Elgar and Vaughan Williams. This is the centenary of his death. Tickets: $20 general admission, $15 seniors, students free. Free parking for concertgoers at the Broadway and Oxford Street Garages. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Meditation through Music. Music of Bach, Byrd, Purcell, and Rachmaninoff as well as Stephen Paulus, Eric Whitacre, and Sarah Hopkins. Using song to clear the mind and bring awareness of the beauty of now. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant Street, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 2:30 PM. Boston Children's Chorus [MA]: Children's Museum performance. A free performance by the Choral Union and Jr. Men's Ensemble. Boston Children's Museum, 308 Congress St, Boston MA 02210

iCal 3:00 PM. Bagaduce Chorale [ME]: Fit for a King. Johann Michael Haydn: Te Deum in C Major; Ludwig van Beethoven: Choral Fantasía In C Minor, Op. 80 (Christina Spurling, piano); George Frideric Handel: Coronation Anthems. With orchestral accompaniment featuring Mount Desert Island High School musicians with professional musicians as section leaders and other professional musicians. First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill ME 04614

iCal 4:00 PM. Concord Women's Chorus [MA]: Amy Beach and her Contemporaries. To mark the 150th anniversary of her birth, music by Amy Beach; as well as Cécile Chaminade; Lili Boulanger; Germaine Tailleferre; Ethel Smyth; and Mabel Daniels. Jane Ring Frank, conductor; Scott Nicholas, piano. With a 14-piece chamber orchestra. Commentary by Dr. Liane Curtis of the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University. A reception follows the concert. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors and students, $5 children 12 and under. Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord MA 01742 (View flier)

iCal 4:30 PM. Oratorio Chorale [ME]: Meditation through Music. Music of Bach, Byrd, Purcell, and Rachmaninoff as well as Stephen Paulus, Eric Whitacre, and Sarah Hopkins. Using song to clear the mind and bring awareness of the beauty of now. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant Street, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 7:00 PM. Another Octave [CT]: Heroes & Villains. Music celebrating the best and the worst of us! Kristina Boerger: "Strange Fruit"; Dolly Parton: "Jolene"; Lebo M: "One by One"; Charles Murphy: "Burning Times"; Ruth Huber: "Joan of Arc"; Walter Robinson: "Harriet Tubman"; "If I Dare" from Battle of the Sexes; Disney's "Cruella De Vil"; and others. Melinda Walwer, director. South Congregational Church, 949 Main St, South Glastonbury CT 06073

iCal 7:00 PM. Boston Children's Chorus [MA]: Journey Home. Andrea Ramsey: "Letter from a Girl to the World", Eleanor Daley: "Lake Isle of Innisfree", Ivette Herryman: "Sigue", Trad arr. Donald Patriquin: "Deep River", MILCK arr. Whitney Simmonds: "Quiet", Felix Mendelssohn: "Abschiedslied der Zugvögel", Missy Higgins arr. Stephen Feigenbaum: "Oh Canada", Lin-Manuel Miranda arr. Elena and Nathan Efthimiou: "Breathe", Trad arr. Susan Brumfield: "No Time", Joni Mitchell, arr. Jacob Hiser: "Big Yellow Taxi", Rosephanye Powell: "Still I Rise". Anthony Trecek-King, artistic director. The year, the BCC includes almost 500 singers representing over 50 of Boston’s urban and suburban neighborhoods participating in twelve different choirs in five Boston locations: the South End, Allston-Brighton, South Boston and Dorchester. Tickets: $15 general admission. Shalin Liu Center, 37 Main Street, Rockport MA 01966

iCal 7:00 PM. Carillon Women’s Chorus [RI]: Spring concert. Free admission. Glad Tidings Community Church, 111 Victory Hwy, Chepachet RI 02814 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Southeastern Massachusetts Festival Chorus [MA]: Pure Imagination. The title song from The Phantom of the Opera; "Hernando's Hideaway" from The Pajama Game; "Defying Gravity" from Wicked; "Time Warp" from The Rocky Horror Picture Show; and "Pure Imagination" from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory; with selections from The Wiz, Pippin, Into the Woods, Alice in Wonderland, The Hobbit and Sweeney Todd. Tickets: $18 general admission, $15 seniors and students, $12 children 12 and under. Taunton High School Auditorium, 50 Williams Street, Taunton MA 02780 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Bella Voce Women's Chorus of Vermont [VT]: With the Burlington Chamber Orchestra. Gwyneth Walker: Love is a Rain of Diamonds; I Will be Earth; Thank you God; other songs. Also in the program music of Mozart and Bonis and the winner of the BCO’s Concerto Competition. UVM Recital Hall, 384 South Prospect Street, Burlington VT 05405

iCal 7:30 PM. Brattleboro Women's Chorus [VT]: Made in Vermont. Songs about Vermont, or composed or arranged by Vermonters, including "These Green Mountains" (the state song); "Maple Sweet"; "The Vermont Farmer’s Song"; "Moonlight in Vermont"; "Hope Lingers On" by Lissa Schneckenburger; "Voice Among Voices" by Willa Mamet; "The Art of Disappearing" by Becky Graber (premiere, text by Naomi Shihab Nye); and "Jubilee" and "Wayfaring Stranger", arranged by Graber. Guest appearance on Saturday night by Big Woods Voices; on Sunday afternoon by Singcrony. Tickets available online at BrownPaperTickets.com or at the door: $12 adult, $20 generous, $10 student and senior. Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street., Brattleboro VT 05301 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Cantilena Chamber Choir [MA]: Dreyer's Passion of Joan of Arc. Featuring live music for chorus & orchestra from the original 1928 score. Peter Krasinski, organ. Trinity Church, 88 Walker St, Lenox MA 01240 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Fairfield County Chorale [CT]: Bach B Minor Mass. J. S. Bach: Mass in B Minor. Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Harvard Pro Musica [MA]: Springtime in Vienna. Franz Schubert: Mirjams Siegesgesang (Miriam’s Song of Triumph); Joseph Haydn: Kleine Orgelmesse (Little Organ Mass); W.A. Mozart: Laudate Dominum from Vesperae solennes de confessore. Featuring soprano and organ soloists. Harvard Unitarian Church, 9 Ayer Rd, Harvard MA 01451

iCal 7:30 PM. Heritage Chorale [MA]: Basically Baroque. Antonio Vivaldi: Kyrie, RV 587 for double-chorus and double-orchestra; Credo, RV 591; Jan Dismas Zelenka: Magnificat in D major, ZWV 108; Michael Haydn: Missa sub titulo Sancti Leopoldi (St. Leopold Mass), MH 837; Giovanni Battista Martini: Credo a 3 (choral tenors and basses). With chamber orchestra. Keefe Tech High School, 750 Winter Street, Framingham MA 01702 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. In Choro Novo [MA]: Spring concert. Eric Whitacre: A Boy and A Girl; arr. Christopher Marshall: Minoi Minoi; Charles Sanford: The Blue Bird; George Gershwin, arr. Althouse: Nice Work If You Can Get It; Undine Smith Moore: Daniel, Daniel Servant of the Lord; W.A. Mozart: Dies Irae, from Requiem; Johannes Brahms: Drei Gesange; Thomas Morley: Now is the Month of Maying; John Wilbye: Draw On Sweet Night; James Erb (arr.): Shenandoah; Lennon/McCartney arr. Sharon: "Drive My Car"; Mercer/Arlen arr. Zegree: "That Old Black Magic"; Hadar/Dor arr. Klebanow: Erev Shel Shoshanim; Ola Gjeilo: Ubi Caritas; Ballard/Garrett, arr. Lojeski: "Man in the Mirror"; David/John, arr. Knight: You Are The New Day. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Campion Center, 319 Concord Rd, Weston MA 02493

iCal 7:30 PM. Monadnock Chorus [NH]: Requiem for the Living. Dan Forrest: Requiem for the Living,; with the premiere of a new commission. Peterborough Town Hall, 1 Grove Street, Peterborough NH 03458

iCal 7:30 PM. Renaissance Voices [ME]: M Is For Monteverdi, Mendelssohn, MacDowell and Muhly. Claudio Monteverdi: Five madrigals; Felix Mendelssohn: Five choral songs; Edward MacDowell : Northern Songs; Nico Muhly : A New Song. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door ($15 seniors, $10 students with ID). Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State Street, Portland ME 04101 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Sine Nomine [MA]: From Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche. Randall Thompson: Alleluia; Morten Lauridsen: O Magnus Mysterium; William Billings: Rose of Sharon; Alice Parker: Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal; Will Ayton: "I Am, you anxious one"; other American choral music. Rehoboth Congregational Church, 139 Bay State Rd., Rehoboth MA 02769 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Commonwealth Chorale [MA]: Wellsprings of Soaring Song: Brahms, Elder, Paulus & More. Johannes Brahms: Zigeunerlieder; Daniel Elder: Three Nocturnes; Stephen Paulus, The Road Home; works by Bosba Panh and Charles Tarver. Tickets: $30 general admission, $35 preferred, $25 student/senior. Second Church In Newton, 60 Highland Street, West Newton MA 02465 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Eureka Ensemble [MA]: Sheltering Voices. Stephanie Ann Boyd: Sheltering Voices (World Premiere; text by Jessica Lynn Suchon); Augusta Read Thomas: Prayer and Celebration; Rebecca Clarke: Sonata for Viola & Orchestra; Amy Beach: Symphony in E Minor. Sung by a choir that includes homeless women. "Sheltering Voices" is a musical initiative to empower homeless women, educate the public on domestic abuse issues, and support local homeless shelters. Church of The Covenant, 67 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Bach Magnificat. Johann Sebastian Bach: Tönet, ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten!, BWV 214; Magnificat, BWV 243. Sonja Dutoit Tengblad, soprano; Sarah Yanovitch, soprano; Julia Cavallaro, mezzo-soprano; Stefan Reed, tenor; David McFerrin, baritone; Kevin Leong, conductor. Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Meravelha Medieval Ensemble [MA]: Veni Creator Spiritus – Music for the Holy Spirit. In the Christian tradition, God consists of three distinct Persons—the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Our Program explores medieval musical depictions of the Holy Spirit as a source of divine creativity, inspiration, and illumination. Music for voice, vielle, hurdy-gurdy, harp, and recorder. $20 Suggested Donation. 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott MA 01907 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. MIT Concert Choir [MA]: The Specter’s Bride. Antonin Dvorak: The Specter’s Bride. Jodie Marie Fernandes, soprano; William Hite, tenor; David Tinervia, baritone; William Cutter, conductor. With orchestra. General admission $5; free in advance to MIT community with MIT email address. In celebration of former MIT choral program director John Oliver. Kresge Auditorium, MIT, 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139

iCal 8:00 PM. Musica Sacra [MA]: Music for a May Evening. Morten Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses; Benjamin Britten: Choral dances from Gloriana. Tickets: $27 general admission, $45 reserved, $10 student/low income. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Oriana Consort [MA]: Coming to Light: Choral music no longer obscure. Gerald Finzi: Partsongs, op. 17 (Seven poems of Robert Bridges); Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: Gartenlieder (selections); Ludwig Senfl: De profundis clamavi; Gling glang (Glaüt zu Speyer); Franz Biebl: Ave Maria; Amy Beach: Shakespeare Choruses, op. 39. First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: Essential Voices: Ralph Vaughan Williams. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region; Dona nobis pacem; Five Variants of "Dives and Lazarus". With orchestra. Free Parking at Broadway Garage, Felton St, Cambridge. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Pärt, Victoria, and Harris. Tomás Luis de Victoria: Officium defunctorum; Arvo Pärt: Berliner Messe; William Harris: Faire is the Heaven. William Cutter, Director of Choral Programs at MIT, will give a pre-concert talks one hour before the performance. All are welcome at a free reception following the performance. Single Tickets: $25-$75; discounts available for students, seniors, and groups. Church of The Covenant, 67 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Manchester Choral Society [NH]: The Seasons. Joseph Haydn: The Seasons. Janet Poisson, soprano; Jonas Budris, tenor; Paul Max Tipton, bass-baritone. Special pre-concert talk and reception May 11 starting at 7 p.m. Tickets: $25/20, $15 for mothers on Mother's Day; free admission for students (kindergarten to undergraduate), discounts available for groups. Ste. Marie's Parish, Manchester NH 01301 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Monadnock Chorus [NH]: Requiem for the Living. Dan Forrest: Requiem for the Living,; with the premiere of a new commission. Peterborough Town Hall, 1 Grove Street, Peterborough NH 03458

iCal 4:00 PM. Aurora Chamber Singers [VT]: Heavenly Love: A Program for Mother's Day. Heinrich Schütz: Cantata, "Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes"; "Kantate Domino" from Cantiones Sacrae; J.S. Bach Cantata #2, "Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein"; Randall Thompson: "Fare Well"; Johannes Brahms: Liebeslieder Wältzer. Tickets: $25, $10 for students. College Street Congregational Church, 265 College Street, Burlington VT 05401 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Brattleboro Women's Chorus [VT]: Made in Vermont. Songs about Vermont, or composed or arranged by Vermonters, including "These Green Mountains" (the state song); "Maple Sweet"; "The Vermont Farmer’s Song"; "Moonlight in Vermont"; "Hope Lingers On" by Lissa Schneckenburger; "Voice Among Voices" by Willa Mamet; "The Art of Disappearing" by Becky Graber (premiere, text by Naomi Shihab Nye); and "Jubilee" and "Wayfaring Stranger", arranged by Graber. Guest appearance on Saturday night by Big Woods Voices; on Sunday afternoon by Singcrony. Tickets available online at BrownPaperTickets.com or at the door: $12 adult, $20 generous, $10 student and senior. Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street., Brattleboro VT 05301 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Southeastern Massachusetts Festival Chorus [MA]: Pure Imagination. The title song from The Phantom of the Opera; "Hernando's Hideaway" from The Pajama Game; "Defying Gravity" from Wicked; "Time Warp" from The Rocky Horror Picture Show; and "Pure Imagination" from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory; with selections from The Wiz, Pippin, Into the Woods, Alice in Wonderland, The Hobbit and Sweeney Todd. Tickets: $18 general admission, $15 seniors and students, $12 children 12 and under. Taunton High School Auditorium, 50 Williams Street, Taunton MA 02780 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Wellesley Choral Society [MA]: Schubert Mass. Franz Schubert: Mass No. 5 in A-flat Major; Edward Whalen: Stars (premiere; settings of poems by Keats, Wordsworth, Teasdale, Whitman, Shakespeare and a nursery rhyme). Michelle Pina, soprano; Eileen Christiansen, mezzo-soprano; Eduardo Ramos, tenor; RaShaun Campbell, bass. With orchestra. Tickets: $20 general admission, $15 students and seniors, children under 12 free. Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 207 Washington Street, Wellesley MA 02481 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Acadia Choral Society [ME]: Spring Concert. Jacques Arcadelt: "Il bianco e dolce cigno"; J. S. Bach: "Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227"; Samuel Barber: "Sure on this shining night"; D. E. Gawthrop: "Sing Me to Heaven"; Carlo Gesualdo: "O Vos Omnes"; W. A. Mozart: "Laudate Dominum K. 339"; M. Ravel: "Trois Chansons (1914-15)"; J. Rose: "Happiness"; Vaughan Williams: "In Windsor Forest". Tickets: $15 general admission. St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 175 Douglas Hwy, Ellsworth ME 04605

iCal 1:00 PM. Meridian Singers [MA]: French Vocal Polyphony. Spanning the varied traditions of vocal polyphony in France, from the flowing lines of early Renaissance masters like Josquin des Pres to the complex 20th-century harmonies of Debussy and Ravel. MIT Chapel, 48 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02139

iCal 8:00 PM. Meravelha Medieval Ensemble [MA]: Veni Creator Spiritus – Music for the Holy Spirit. In the Christian tradition, God consists of three distinct Persons—the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Our Program explores medieval musical depictions of the Holy Spirit as a source of divine creativity, inspiration, and illumination. Music for voice, vielle, hurdy-gurdy, harp, and recorder. $20 Suggested Donation. MIT Chapel, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02139 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Lexington Pops Chorus [MA]: Glorious Spring, choral concert with orchestral accompaniment. Including Vivaldi's Gloria, Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah, This Day, The World of Our Dreams, We Rise Again, selections from Once On This Island, and much more! Hancock Church, 1912 Mass Ave (on the green), Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Convivium Musicum [MA]: Reprise. A revival of repertoire from our 2017-18 season. Michael Barrett, conductor. Tickets: $25 general, $15 student/senior/limited income. Trinity Lutheran Church, 73 Lancaster Street, Worcester MA 01609

iCal 3:00 PM. Keene Chorale [VT]: Verdi Requiem. Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass. Elisabeth Stevens, soprano; Amy Yovanovich, mezzo-soprano; Luke Grooms, tenor; Rocky Sellers, bass-baritone. With the Bennington County Choral Society, The Germantown Concert Chorus, The Putney Madrigals, and The Putney Community Orchestra. The Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA, Bennington College, 1 College Dr, Bennington VT 05201

iCal 6:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Beethoven and Haydn. Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass in C Major; F.J. Haydn: Te Deum. Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Sophie Michaux, mezzo soprano; Stefan Redd, tenor; Timothy Jones, bass; Andrew Howell, conductor. With the Festival Orchestra. Tickets: $23–$65. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Another Octave [CT]: Heroes & Villains. Music celebrating the best and the worst of us! Kristina Boerger: "Strange Fruit"; Dolly Parton: "Jolene"; Lebo M: "One by One"; Charles Murphy: "Burning Times"; Ruth Huber: "Joan of Arc"; Walter Robinson: "Harriet Tubman"; "If I Dare" from Battle of the Sexes; Disney's "Cruella De Vil"; and others. Melinda Walwer, director. Unitarian Society of Greater New Haven, 700 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden CT 06517

iCal 7:30 PM. Bella Voce Women's Chorus of Vermont [VT]: Sing Creation’s Music. Music from Scotland and England. With guest artists John Dunlop, cello and Laura Markowitz, violin. Stowe Community Church, 137 Main St., Stowe VT 05672 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Brattleboro Concert Choir [VT]: Poulenc and Mozart. Francis Poulenc: Gloria; W.A. Mozart: Vespers. Susan Dedell, conductor. Persons Auditorium, Marlboro College, 2582 South Road, Marlboro VT 05344

iCal 7:30 PM. The Chorus of Kent County [RI]: A Fine Night for Singing. A salute the musical theatre. Nicholas Laroche, director. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door, $7 children under 10. West Warwick High School Auditorium, 1 Webster Knight Dr, West Warwick RI 02893

iCal 7:30 PM. Exsultet! [MA]: Scotland the Brave. Folk songs and poetry as well as contemporary Scottish pieces performed by the ensemble and its youth chorus, Jubilate. 725 Washington Street, Holliston MA 01746 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Lexington Pops Chorus [MA]: Glorious Spring, choral concert with orchestral accompaniment. Including Vivaldi's Gloria, Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah, This Day, The World of Our Dreams, We Rise Again, selections from Once On This Island, and much more! Hancock Church, 1912 Mass Ave (on the green), Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. The Maine Music Chorale [ME]: Favorites from the Great American Songbook: Music of Gershwin and Porter. Highlighting the music of George Gershwin and Cole Porter, including the songs “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” and “Just One of Those Things” by Porter and “They Can’t Take That Away From Me,” “S’Wonderful” and “I’ve Got Rhythm” by Gershwin. John Corrie, director; Bridget Convey, accompanist. For a preview of what’s in store, listen in to John Corrie and Connie Hitchcock on 105.5’s Breakfast Club Tuesday, May 15, at 8:00 a.m. Advance ticket prices [$2 more at the door]: $20 adult, $18 senior, $10 student, children under 12 free when accompanied by adult. Gendron Franco Center, 46 Oxford Street, Lewiston ME 04240 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Mystic Chorale [MA]: Selma to Soweto: Songs of Power (with Ysaye Barnwell!). Songs of community, power and hope from the ongoing Civil Rights movements of South Africa and the US. Ysaye Barnwell, who has spent three decades singing with Sweet Honey In The Rock and building communities of song throughout the world, is this season’s featured guest. With South African friends Nthabi Thakadu, Phakamani Pega, and Pumla Bhungane, as well as pianist Jonathan Singleton. Tickets: $20. Enjoy this video of Mystic singing at a past concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PTdZPbyONw Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. New Hampshire Gay Men's Chorus [NH]: Celebrating 20 Years: A Generation of Music. Your all-time favorite NHGMC songs. With a record number of singers this year, and with two wonderful guest choral groups, this show promises to be our best Spring concerts ever. Wesley United Methodist Church, 79 Clinton Street, Concord NH 03301 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. New Hampshire Philharmonic [NH]: Beethoven's 9th. Ernest Bloch: Suite Hebraique (Theresa Cleary, Viola); Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture; Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9. With the NH Philharmonic Chorus, including area high school students. Stockbridge Theatre, Pinkerton Academy. 5, Pinkerton Street Derry NH 03038 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus [MA]: Capriccio Espagnol. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi; Nicolas Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol; Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36. Greenfield High School Auditorium, 1 Lenox Avenue, Greenfield MA 01301

iCal 7:30 PM. Providence Singers [RI]: A Night at the Opera. A gala performance of opera choruses by Bizet, Delibes, Donizetti, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Puccini, Strauss, and Verdi. Proceeds benefit choral education and performance. With post-concert reception. Tickets: $50 admission, $100 patron. The Biltmore Hotel, 11 Dorrance St, Providence RI 02903

iCal 7:30 PM. Salisbury Singers [MA]: A Tribute to Bernstein and Sondheim. Songs from West Side Story, Company, A Little Night Music, and others, in a splendid evening of classic Broadway melodies. Tickets: $30 adult, $25 senior. Tsotsis Family Academic Center Performance Hall, Assumption College, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester MA 01609

iCal 7:30 PM. South Coast Community Chorale [MA]: A Musical Sentimental Journey. Giacomo Puccini: Messa di Gloria; Gershwin Showcase; The Beatles in Revue, "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Mamma Mia", and The Awakening. Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door (students and seniors $3 off). St Jude the Apostle Parish, 249 Whittenton Street, Taunton MA 02780 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Women In Harmony [ME]: Songs of Resistance. Six songs from the Justice Choir Songbook, including "Resilience" by Abbie Betinis and "This is What Democracy Looks Like" by Elizabeth Alexander, with "The New Underground Railroad" by Holly Near, "Never Sit Down" by Gwyneth Walker, "Walk My Own Revolution" by Sue Johnson, and there civil rights songs. The Justice Choir, brainchild of composer Abbie Betinis, is a movement dedicated to furthering “social and environmental justice…by engaging communities in singing together.” In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Women in Harmony, alumnae are invited to return and sing. Tickets: $12 advance purchase, $15 at the door; $10 students and seniors; free under age 12. South Portland High School, 637 Highland Avenue, South Portland ME 04106

iCal 8:00 PM. The Cambridge Chamber Singers [MA]: Spem in Alium: A Tribute to Hope. Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium (40-part motet); Claudio Monteverdi: Zefiro torno; Charles Villiers Stanford: The Blue Bird; Paul Hindemith: Six Chansons; Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II: "All The Things You Are"; David von Kampen: Here Among the Flowers (winner of the CCS 19th Annual International Composition Competition). This special concert celebrates 30 years of music under the direction of Ray Fahrner. Lindsey Chapel at Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Concord Chorus [MA]: Haydn Nelson Mass. Joseph Haydn: Ave Regina, Hob. XXIIIb:3; Missa in angustiis, Hob. XXII:11. Teresa Wakim, soprano; Julia Soojin Cavallaro, mezzo-soprano; Charles Blandy, tenor; Thomas Jones, baritone. Tickets: $30 general, $25 seniors, $10 students/children. Church of St. Brigid, 2001 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Exsultemus [MA]: Magnificat: Music of 18th Century Dresden and Warsaw. Marcin Józef Zebrowski: Magnificat; with music from Dresden and Warsaw by Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki, Bartłomiej Pękiel, and others. Second in a series of concerts featuring the Song of Mary in the Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Polish traditions. Tickets: $45 and $25 reserved seating; $5 off for students & seniors. Second Church In Newton, 60 Highland Street, West Newton MA 02465 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Handel Society of Dartmouth College [NH]: St. John Passion. J.S. Bach: St. John Passion, BWV 245. Tickets $10–$30. Spaulding Auditorium at the Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, 2 E Wheelock Street, Hanover NH 03755

iCal 8:00 PM. Meravelha Medieval Ensemble [MA]: Veni Creator Spiritus – Music for the Holy Spirit. In the Christian tradition, God consists of three distinct Persons—the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Our Program explores medieval musical depictions of the Holy Spirit as a source of divine creativity, inspiration, and illumination. Music for voice, vielle, hurdy-gurdy, harp, and recorder. $20 Suggested Donation. Church of The Good Shepherd, 9 Russell Avenue, Watertown MA 02472 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Spectrum Singers [MA]: Compelling Calls to Worship. Antonìn Dvořák: Mass in D major, op. 86 (original version); Frank Martin: Mass for Double Choir a cappella. Heinrich Christensen, Organ. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. A Joyful Noyse [MA]: Something fishy going on here! An early music concert with a creel-full of glees, rounds and songs about fish, fisherman fishmongers and fisheaters, a secular cantata by Reinhard Keiser titled Der glückliche Fischer, and table music by Johann Fischer and J.C.F. Fischer. Performed on period instruments. Hancock Church, 1912 Mass Ave (on the green)., Lexington MA 02421 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Boston Children's Chorus [MA]: Seeds of Change. As we head into the next 15 years and beyond, we look forward to continued growth, an energized focus on social justice, and nurturing of the next generation of musicians and leaders. Let that next generation – over 450 voices strong – inspire you! Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road, Boston MA 02125

iCal 2:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Beethoven and Haydn. Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass in C Major; F.J. Haydn: Te Deum. Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Sophie Michaux, mezzo soprano; Stefan Redd, tenor; Timothy Jones, bass; Andrew Howell, conductor. With the Festival Orchestra. Tickets: $23–$65. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly RI 02891 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. New Hampshire Philharmonic [NH]: Beethoven's 9th. Ernest Bloch: Suite Hebraique (Theresa Cleary, Viola); Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture; Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9. With the NH Philharmonic Chorus, including area high school students. Stockbridge Theatre, Pinkerton Academy. 5, Pinkerton Street Derry NH 03038 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. South Coast Community Chorale [MA]: A Musical Sentimental Journey. Giacomo Puccini: Messa di Gloria; Gershwin Showcase; The Beatles in Revue, "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Mamma Mia", and The Awakening. Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door (students and seniors $3 off). St. Bernadette's Parish, 529 Eastern Avenue, Fall River MA 02723 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Bella Voce Women's Chorus of Vermont [VT]: Sing Creation’s Music. Music from Scotland and England. With guest artists John Dunlop, cello and Laura Markowitz, violin. McCarthy Arts Center Recital Hall, Saint Michael’s College, Colchester VT 05439 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Berkshire Lyric Chorus [MA]: Annual Young Singers Concert. The Blafield Children's Chorus, Melodious Accord, and the Berkshire Lyric Choral Scholars. First Congregational Church, 4 Main Street, Stockbridge MA 01262

iCal 3:00 PM. The Chorus of Kent County [RI]: A Fine Night for Singing. A salute the musical theatre. Nicholas Laroche, director. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door, $7 children under 10. West Warwick High School Auditorium, 1 Webster Knight Dr, West Warwick RI 02893

iCal 3:00 PM. Coro Allegro [MA]: The Struggle Continues. Patricia Van Ness: Psalms of Luminous Rescue (World Premiere); Eric Banks: Aluta continua: The passion of David Kato Kisule. Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano; Tai Oney, countertenor; Ron Williams, baritone. Tickets: $50, $35, $25, seniors/students: 20% off, student special $15. Church of The Covenant, 67 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Exsultemus [MA]: Magnificat: Music of 18th Century Dresden and Warsaw. Marcin Józef Zebrowski: Magnificat; with music from Dresden and Warsaw by Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki, Bartłomiej Pękiel, and others. Second in a series of concerts featuring the Song of Mary in the Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Polish traditions. Tickets: $45 and $25 reserved seating; $5 off for students & seniors. First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Hampshire Choral Society [MA]: Spring concert. Felix Mendelssohn: Psalm 95; Giacomo Puccini: Messa di Gloria. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst, 151 Presidents Dr., Amherst MA 01003

iCal 3:00 PM. Keene Chorale [MA]: Verdi Requiem. Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass. Elisabeth Stevens, soprano; Amy Yovanovich, mezzo-soprano; Luke Grooms, tenor; Rocky Sellers, bass-baritone. With the Bennington County Choral Society, The Germantown Concert Chorus, The Putney Madrigals, and The Putney Community Orchestra. The Moody Center, 36 Winchester Rd, Northfield MA 01360

iCal 3:00 PM. The Maine Music Chorale [ME]: Favorites from the Great American Songbook: Music of Gershwin and Porter. Highlighting the music of George Gershwin and Cole Porter, including the songs “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” and “Just One of Those Things” by Porter and “They Can’t Take That Away From Me,” “S’Wonderful” and “I’ve Got Rhythm” by Gershwin. John Corrie, director; Bridget Convey, accompanist. For a preview of what’s in store, listen in to John Corrie and Connie Hitchcock on 105.5’s Breakfast Club Tuesday, May 15, at 8:00 a.m. Advance ticket prices [$2 more at the door]: $20 adult, $18 senior, $10 student, children under 12 free when accompanied by adult. Gendron Franco Center, 46 Oxford Street, Lewiston ME 04240 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. The West Bay Chorale [RI]: Love Changes Everything. Johannes Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes; with various Broadway Love Songs from Les Miserables, Wicked, The Sound of Music and many more. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 children 12 and under. Children 5 and under free. Edgewood Congregational Church, 1788 Broad Street, Cranston RI 02905 (View flier)

iCal 3:30 PM. Mystic Chorale [MA]: Selma to Soweto: Songs of Power (with Ysaye Barnwell!). Songs of community, power and hope from the ongoing Civil Rights movements of South Africa and the US. Ysaye Barnwell, who has spent three decades singing with Sweet Honey In The Rock and building communities of song throughout the world, is this season’s featured guest. With South African friends Nthabi Thakadu, Phakamani Pega, and Pumla Bhungane, as well as pianist Jonathan Singleton. Tickets: $20. Enjoy this video of Mystic singing at a past concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PTdZPbyONw Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Brattleboro Concert Choir [VT]: Poulenc and Mozart. Francis Poulenc: Gloria; W.A. Mozart: Vespers. Susan Dedell, conductor. Persons Auditorium, Marlboro College, 2582 South Road, Marlboro VT 05344

iCal 4:00 PM. Camerata d’Amici [CT]: Spring Concert. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 6 Ivy Hill Rd, Ridgefield CT 06877

iCal 4:00 PM. Greater Boston Intergenerational Chorus [MA]: Spring Concerts! Multi-cultural, contemporary folk, classical, pop, gospel, rock n roll, from powerful to humorous to beautiful, in multi-part harmonies. Joanne Hammil, director. Tickets: $10. First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St., Watertown MA 02472

iCal 4:00 PM. Master Singers of Worcester [MA]: Our American Journey. Music of the great American composers William Billings, Alice Parker, David Eddleman, Aaron Copland, Randall Thompson, Robert DeCormier, Roger Bourland, Ysaye Barnwell, and Leigh Harline. The audience is invited to a reception after the concert. Tickets, before 5/20: $20 general, $15 senior/student; at the door: $25 general, $20 senior/student. Salem Covenant Church, 215 Mountain Street East, Worcester MA 01606 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Nashoba Valley Chorale/Worcester Youth Symphony Orchestra [MA]: Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Choral Finale. Jonathan Brennand, conductor. Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester MA 01608

iCal 4:00 PM. New Hampshire Gay Men's Chorus [NH]: Celebrating 20 Years: A Generation of Music. Your all-time favorite NHGMC songs. With a record number of singers this year, and with two wonderful guest choral groups, this show promises to be our best Spring concerts ever. South Church, 292 State Street, Portsmouth NH 03801 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Quincy Choral Society [MA]: Carmina Burana. Carl Orff: Carmina Burana. Carey Shunskis, soprano; Sean Watland, tenor; Craig Juricka, baritone. With te South Shore Children's Chorus. Tickets: $20. St. Mary of the Hills Church, 29 St. Mary's Rd., Milton MA 02186 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Women In Harmony [ME]: Songs of Resistance. Six songs from the Justice Choir Songbook, including "Resilience" by Abbie Betinis and "This is What Democracy Looks Like" by Elizabeth Alexander, with "The New Underground Railroad" by Holly Near, "Never Sit Down" by Gwyneth Walker, "Walk My Own Revolution" by Sue Johnson, and there civil rights songs. The Justice Choir, brainchild of composer Abbie Betinis, is a movement dedicated to furthering “social and environmental justice…by engaging communities in singing together.” In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Women in Harmony, alumnae are invited to return and sing. Tickets: $12 advance purchase, $15 at the door; $10 students and seniors; free under age 12. Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, 1 Middle Street, Brunswick ME 04011

iCal 7:00 PM. Bagaduce Chorale [ME]: Fit for a King. Johann Michael Haydn: Te Deum in C Major; Ludwig van Beethoven: Choral Fantasía In C Minor, Op. 80 (Christina Spurling, piano); George Frideric Handel: Coronation Anthems. With orchestral accompaniment featuring Mount Desert Island High School musicians with professional musicians as section leaders and other professional musicians. Ellsworth High School, 299 State Street, Ellsworth ME 04605

iCal 7:00 PM. The Cambridge Chamber Singers [MA]: Spem in Alium: A Tribute to Hope. Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium (40-part motet); Claudio Monteverdi: Zefiro torno; Charles Villiers Stanford: The Blue Bird; Paul Hindemith: Six Chansons; Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II: "All The Things You Are"; David von Kampen: Here Among the Flowers (winner of the CCS 19th Annual International Composition Competition). This special concert celebrates 30 years of music under the direction of Ray Fahrner. Pilgrim Congregational Church, 55 Coolidge Avenue, Lexington MA (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Greater Boston Intergenerational Chorus [MA]: Spring Concerts! Multi-cultural, contemporary folk, classical, pop, gospel, rock n roll, from powerful to humorous to beautiful, in multi-part harmonies. Joanne Hammil, director. Tickets: $10. First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St., Watertown MA 02472

iCal 7:30 PM. Zamir Chorale [MA]: Zamir Goes Baroque! Rarely heard Jewish polyphony from the 17th and early 18th centuries. Synagogue motets (and a few love songs) by Salamone Rossi Hebreo of Mantua; Cantata ebraica by Carlo Grossi of Venice; Louis Saladin’s Canticum Hebraicum, written for the Provençal Jewish community, excerpts from Giuseppe Lidarti’s oratorio Ester, composed in Hebrew for the Jewish community in Amsterdam, and more. With an instrumental ensemble led by violinist Daniel Stepner. Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham MA 02453 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Zamir Chorale [MA]: Zamir Goes Baroque! Rarely heard Jewish polyphony from the 17th and early 18th centuries. Synagogue motets (and a few love songs) by Salamone Rossi Hebreo of Mantua; Cantata ebraica by Carlo Grossi of Venice; Louis Saladin’s Canticum Hebraicum, written for the Provençal Jewish community, excerpts from Giuseppe Lidarti’s oratorio Ester, composed in Hebrew for the Jewish community in Amsterdam, and more. With an instrumental ensemble led by violinist Daniel Stepner. Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham MA 02453 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: Lieder & Lovesongs. A program pairing melodies from romantic masters such as Brahms, Schubert, Debussy, and Saint-Saëns with offerings from American songwriters such as Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. Tickets: $30 general admission. St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 625 Main Street, Chatham MA 02633

iCal 7:00 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: Lieder & Lovesongs. A program pairing melodies from romantic masters such as Brahms, Schubert, Debussy, and Saint-Saëns with offerings from American songwriters such as Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. Tickets: $30 general admission. All Saints Church, 10 Billerica Rd. (rt. 129), Chelmsford MA 01824

iCal 2:00 PM. New Hampshire Philharmonic [NH]: Beethoven's 9th. Ernest Bloch: Suite Hebraique (Theresa Cleary, Viola); Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture; Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9. With the NH Philharmonic Chorus, including area high school students. Concord City Auditorium, 2 Prince Street, Concord NH 03301 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Berkshire Lyric Chorus [MA]: Haydn's Creation. F.J. Haydn: The Creation; Te Deum in C; Violin Concerto No. 1. Maureen O'Flynn, soprano; William Hite, tenor; Woodrow Bynum, bass; Lyric Orchestra. With the Berkshire Children’s Chorus, Blafield Children’s Chorus, Monument Mountain Regional High School chorus and Mount Everett Regional High School chorus. Seiji Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 4:00 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: Lieder & Lovesongs. A program pairing melodies from romantic masters such as Brahms, Schubert, Debussy, and Saint-Saëns with offerings from American songwriters such as Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. Tickets: $30 general admission. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 166 High St, Newburyport MA 01950

iCal 4:00 PM. Skylark Vocal Ensemble [MA]: Lieder & Lovesongs. A program pairing melodies from romantic masters such as Brahms, Schubert, Debussy, and Saint-Saëns with offerings from American songwriters such as Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. Tickets: $30 general admission. St. Barnabas Church, 91 W Main Street, Falmouth MA 02540

iCal 5:00 PM. Down East Singers [ME]: Memorial Day concert: One Nation Indivisible. Camden Opera House, 29 Elm Street, Camden ME 04843

iCal 7:00 PM. Boston Children's Chorus [MA]: Express Yourself: Alive! Grand Annual Performance, featuring the artistic talents of over 150 youth from 80 Greater Boston and North Shore community collaborators. With Jeff Shade, Broadway Dancer; Cammie Griffin, STOMP- TEN31 Productions; Ghost Town- Honk Band and Drumming; Chantel Hampton, and Melissa Modifer singers. Free admission. Wang Theatre, Boch Center, 270 Tremont St, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Choral Ensemble [MA]: Rainbow Connection: Pride. Music and texts by LGBTQIA+ writers and composers, and a new work by commission competition winner Mari Esabel Valverde. Benjamin Britten: Advance democracy; Aaron Copland: Lark; Aaron Copland: "The promise of living" (from The Tender Land); Jennifer Higdon: Invitation to love; Nico Muhly: Set me as a seal; Francis Poulenc: Ave verum corpus; Salve Regina; Zachary Wadsworth: Look down fair moon; Williams & Ascher: "Rainbow connection"; Mari Esabel Valverde: Wondrous glow (World Premiere); Joe Utterback: Songs for Orlando. Tickets: $25 reserved. Oberon, American Repertory Theater, 2 Arrow St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Laudate Pueri Dominum – Praise the Lord, Ye Children. Countertenor Nicholas Tamagna and Young Baroque Artists sing virtuosic works by Johann A. Hasse. Christine Gevert, Harpsichord. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230

iCal 6:30 PM. Schola Nova [MA]: Ain’t Got Time to Die. Sacred music from two distinct time periods and musical styles. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa Aeterna Christi Munera (published 1590); with American spirituals by William Dawson, Norman Luboff, Jester Hairston, Hall Johnson, and Joseph Jennings. St. Anne Parish, 30 College st, Chicopee MA 01020 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: Songs of Solace in Time of War. Zoltan Kodaly: Missa Brevis, 1944. Chatham Chorale Chamber Singers with Organ. Tickets: $30 reserved, $25 open seating. First Congregational Church of Chatham, 650 Main Street, Chatham MA 02633

iCal 7:00 PM. Chorus North Shore Honors Youth Choir [MA]: Spring Gala. Francis Poulenc: Gloria; Igor Stravinksy: Symphony of Psalms; Ralph Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region (text by Walt Whitman). Rachele Schmiege, soprano; the Presto! Festival Orchestra. Our Lady of Hope Church, 1 Pineswamp Road, Ipswich MA 01938

iCal 7:30 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: Arts Institute of Western Maine. ChoralArt Camerata concert. Nordica Auditorium, University of Maine Farmington, 111 South Street, Farmington ME 04938

iCal 7:30 PM. Greater Falmouth Community Chorus [MA]: Made in the USA. Music drawn from the rich American tradition, featuring familiar folk tunes, favorite American composers including John Denver, Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim, and Peter Yarrow, and theme songs from popular culture. Tickets: $15 adults; $5 children under 12. First Congregational Church of Falmouth, 68 Main St, Falmouth MA 02540 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Polymnia Choral Society [MA]: ALL SHOOK UP! Polymnia honors The King! Come to hear (and sing) your favorite songs by Elvis! Memorial Hall, 590 Main Street, Melrose MA 02176

iCal 7:30 PM. Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra [RI]: Love and Peace: Two Journeys. Geoffrey Gibbs: Until Forever Ends (World Premiere); R. Vaughn Williams: Dona nobis Pacem. Paul Nelson: Requiescat for Orchestra. Diana McVey, soprano; Aaron Engebreth, baritone. Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Dr, Cranston RI 02920 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. The Vernon Chorale [CT]: A Choral Tapestry. Annual June concert. With soloists and small ensembles; Liz Bologna, conductor. Suggested donation: $15 adults, $10 students and seniors. St. John's Episcopal Church, 523 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon CT 06066 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: Together. Celebrate pride with music from Broadway to the movies; from folk & spirituals to pop. Your feet will tap. Your heart will thump. Your spirit will soar. Tickets start at $25 (before fees). New England Conservatory's, Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 1:30 PM. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chamber Choir [MA]: Sharing in the Spring. Traditional music of Venezuela, New Zealand, and Bulgaria, as well as works of Brahms, Carissimi, Elizabeth Alexander, Maddalena Casulana, and more. Free admission. Donations accepted: on June 3 to benefit Stone Soup Cafe, and on June 16 to benefit the Amherst Survival Center. All Souls Church, 399 Main Street, Greenfield MA 01301

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Gay Men's Chorus [MA]: Together. Celebrate pride with music from Broadway to the movies; from folk & spirituals to pop. Your feet will tap. Your heart will thump. Your spirit will soar. Tickets start at $25 (before fees). New England Conservatory's, Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Greater Falmouth Community Chorus [MA]: Made in the USA. Music drawn from the rich American tradition, featuring familiar folk tunes, favorite American composers including John Denver, Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim, and Peter Yarrow, and theme songs from popular culture. Tickets: $15 adults; $5 children under 12. First Congregational Church of Falmouth, 68 Main St, Falmouth MA 02540 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Schola Nova [MA]: Ain’t Got Time to Die. Sacred music from two distinct time periods and musical styles. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa Aeterna Christi Munera (published 1590); with American spirituals by William Dawson, Norman Luboff, Jester Hairston, Hall Johnson, and Joseph Jennings. Our Lady Of The Valley, 33 Adams Street, Easthampton MA 01027 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Alchemy, GMChorale's new vocal chamber ensemble [CT]: We Shall Begin to Shine. Alchemy, the region’s newest vocal chamber ensemble, celebrates its first full season with a series of concerts across Connecticut, featuring music by Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Mulholland, Thompson, and Clausen. Joseph D'Eugenio, conductor; Allan Conway, piano. Free admission, no tickets required (free-will offering accepted). United Congregational Church, 45 Tolland Green, Tolland CT 06084 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Boston Saengerfest Men's Chorus [MA]: America in Harmony. Lewis Spratlan: New England Concordance (premiere); Clifton J. Noble: A Cask of Porter: a Medley of Songs by Cole Porter; Randall Thompson: “The God Who Gave Us Life” from The Testament of Freedom; ”Choose Something Like A Star” from Frostiana. With Ute Gfrerer, soprano. Cary Memorial Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington MA 02420 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Laudate Pueri Dominum – Praise the Lord, Ye Children. Countertenor Nicholas Tamagna and Young Baroque Artists sing virtuosic works by Johann A. Hasse. Christine Gevert, Harpsichord. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230

iCal 7:00 PM. Chatham Chorale [MA]: Songs of Solace in Time of War. Zoltan Kodaly: Missa Brevis, 1944. Chatham Chorale Chamber Singers with Organ. Tickets: $30 reserved, $25 open seating. First Congregational Church of Chatham, 650 Main Street, Chatham MA 02633

iCal 7:30 PM. Roomful of Teeth [VT]: New works by composers who will be present to talk about their works. GRAMMY award-winning vocal project Roomful of Teeth will perform new works by Caroline Shaw, Ted Hearne, Eve Beglarian and others. The composers will be present and available for discussion. Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock VT 05091 (View flier)

iCal 6:30 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Strawberry Festival and Pops Concert. With the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra. Robbins Memorial Town Hall Auditorium, 730 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 02476

iCal 8:00 PM. Hartford Chorale [CT]: Carmina Burana, Festival of Fate. Samuel Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915; Carl Orff: Carmina Burana. Lisa Williamson, soprano; David Guzman, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; Connecticut Children’s Chorus. With the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Carolyn Kuan, conductor. Belding Theater at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106 (View flier)

iCal 2:00 PM. Vocal Revolution [MA]: Vocal Revolution: Then & Now. New England's award-winning a cappella chorus will present its familiar tight ringing harmonies and new Director Joey Constantine's infusing of contemporary music with the ringing barbershop style. With guests Women of Note (Hudson, MA), the regional gem of Harmony, Inc., and the award-winning Greenlight Quartet. Cary Memorial Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington MA 02420 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Hartford Chorale [CT]: Carmina Burana, Festival of Fate. Samuel Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915; Carl Orff: Carmina Burana. Lisa Williamson, soprano; David Guzman, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; Connecticut Children’s Chorus. With the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Carolyn Kuan, conductor. Belding Theater at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Hartford Chorale [CT]: Carmina Burana, Festival of Fate. Samuel Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915; Carl Orff: Carmina Burana. Lisa Williamson, soprano; David Guzman, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; Connecticut Children’s Chorus. With the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Carolyn Kuan, conductor. Belding Theater at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Kent Singers [CT]: Kirchenmusik of Mozart, Haydn, and Schubert. Franz Schubert: Mass No. 2 in G; with music of Mozart and Haydn. St. John's Church, 7 Whittlesey Avenue, New Milford CT 06776

iCal 7:00 PM. Boston Saengerfest Men's Chorus [MA]: Open Sing. Classic, folk, pop, operatic and musical theatre music for male singers. Everything from sailors to soldiers to pilgrims. Randall Thompson to Cole Porter to Morten Lauridsen. First Parish Church in Weston, 349 Boston Post Rd, Weston MA 02493 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society [CT]: Summer Sing: Mozart Requiem. Informal single-evening opportunities to sing great choral music, co-sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society. Just come and enjoy singing! Registration opens at 7 pm. Cost: $10 ($5 students), includes a score to borrow for the evening, but please bring your own score if you have one. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook CT 06475 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. ChoralArt [ME]: Summer Sing - Vivaldi and Faure. Join us as we sing through Vivaldi's Gloria and Fauré's Requiem. Molly Harmon, soprano; Jenna Guiggey, mezzo-soprano; Dan Moore, pianist. This fun evening of community singing includes time to chat with other choral singers, refreshments, and a chance to win ChoralArt holiday concert tickets. Scores will be provided, or you may bring your own. Admission: $5 at the door; no charge for students. Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodfords St, Portland ME 04103 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Brahms Requiem. Conducted by Kevin Leong. “Sings” include accomplished soloists and expert piano accompaniment. Bring your own score or borrow one from us! General Admission: $10.00; $9.00 for Seniors; $5 Student Rush with valid high school or fulltime college ID. Discounted admission packages available. Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Road, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 7:30 PM. Pilgrim Festival Chorus [MA]: Magical Musicals. Songs from musicals with magical themes, including The Wizard of Oz, Wicked, Mary Poppins, and Beauty and the Beast. Performed by the Pilgrim Festival Singers, a select vocal ensemble of Pilgrim Festival Chorus, conducted by Co-Artistic Director William B. Richter and accompanied by Co-Artistic Director Elizabeth Chapman Reilly on piano. Tickets: $15. Pilgrim Church UCC, 404 Washington Street, Duxbury MA 02332 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chamber Choir [MA]: Sharing in the Spring. Traditional music of Venezuela, New Zealand, and Bulgaria, as well as works of Brahms, Carissimi, Elizabeth Alexander, Maddalena Casulana, and more. Free admission. Donations accepted: on June 3 to benefit Stone Soup Cafe, and on June 16 to benefit the Amherst Survival Center. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 867 N. Pleasant St., Amherst MA 01002

iCal 7:30 PM. Pilgrim Festival Chorus [MA]: Magical Musicals. Songs from musicals with magical themes, including The Wizard of Oz, Wicked, Mary Poppins, and Beauty and the Beast. Performed by the Pilgrim Festival Singers, a select vocal ensemble of Pilgrim Festival Chorus, conducted by Co-Artistic Director William B. Richter and accompanied by Co-Artistic Director Elizabeth Chapman Reilly on piano. Tickets: $15. First Congregational Church, 254 Main Street, Plympton MA 02367 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society [CT]: Summer Sing: Broadway selections. Led by John Lampe (Morgan High School, Clinton). Informal single-evening opportunities to sing great choral music, co-sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society. Just come and enjoy singing! Registration opens at 7 pm. Cost: $10 ($5 students), includes a score to borrow for the evening, but please bring your own score if you have one. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook CT 06475 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Vivaldi Gloria. Conducted by Kevin Leong. “Sings” include accomplished soloists and expert piano accompaniment. Bring your own score or borrow one from us! General Admission: $10.00; $9.00 for Seniors; $5 Student Rush with valid high school or fulltime college ID. Discounted admission packages available. Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Road, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 8:00 PM. New Hampshire Master Chorale [MA]: Time In Our Voices. Moira Smiley: Time in Our Voices (for chorus and cell phones); Oliver Caplan: We Exist (World Premiere); Arvo Pärt: Adam's Lament. Ticets: $30 general admission, $25 senior, $15 groups of 10+, free for undergraduates and students in grades K-12. First Church In Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Elm City Girls’ Choir [CT]: 25th Anniversary Alumnae Reunion Concert and Jamboree. Current and former members of the Elm City Girls’ Choir raise their voices in song in some of ECGC’s “greatest hits” from 1993-2018. With the Saecula Women’s Choir. Sunday's event is an informal and lighthearted event that will include spontaneous requests from both performers and audience members and a sing-a-long of everybody’s favorite songs. Tickets are available online on a sliding scale to ensure accessibility for al. Proceeds will benefit choral education scholarships. Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street, New Haven CT 06511

iCal 7:00 PM. New Hampshire Master Chorale [NH]: Time In Our Voices. Moira Smiley: Time in Our Voices (for chorus and cell phones); Oliver Caplan: We Exist (World Premiere); Arvo Pärt: Adam's Lament. Ticets: $30 general admission, $25 senior, $15 groups of 10+, free for undergraduates and students in grades K-12. First Congregational Church, 177 North Main Street, Concord NH 03301 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Pilgrim Festival Chorus [MA]: Magical Musicals. Songs from musicals with magical themes, including The Wizard of Oz, Wicked, Mary Poppins, and Beauty and the Beast. Performed by the Pilgrim Festival Singers, a select vocal ensemble of Pilgrim Festival Chorus, conducted by Co-Artistic Director William B. Richter and accompanied by Co-Artistic Director Elizabeth Chapman Reilly on piano. Tickets: $15. First Trinitarian Congregational Church, 381 Country Way, Scituate MA 02066 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Chorus of Westerly [RI]: Summer Pops. With the Pops Festival Orchestra. Free concert. Pre-show at 6 pm Wilcox Park, 44 Broad St., Westerly RI 02891

iCal 4:00 PM. Elm City Girls’ Choir [CT]: 25th Anniversary Alumnae Reunion Concert and Jamboree. Current and former members of the Elm City Girls’ Choir raise their voices in song in some of ECGC’s “greatest hits” from 1993-2018. With the Saecula Women’s Choir. Sunday's event is an informal and lighthearted event that will include spontaneous requests from both performers and audience members and a sing-a-long of everybody’s favorite songs. Tickets are available online on a sliding scale to ensure accessibility for al. Proceeds will benefit choral education scholarships. St. John's Episcopal Church, 768 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport CT 06604

iCal 4:00 PM. New Hampshire Master Chorale [NH]: Time In Our Voices. Moira Smiley: Time in Our Voices (for chorus and cell phones); Oliver Caplan: We Exist (World Premiere); Arvo Pärt: Adam's Lament. Ticets: $30 general admission, $25 senior, $15 groups of 10+, free for undergraduates and students in grades K-12. Plymouth Congregational Church, 4 Post Office Square, Plymouth NH 03264 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Pilgrim Festival Chorus [MA]: Magical Musicals. Songs from musicals with magical themes, including The Wizard of Oz, Wicked, Mary Poppins, and Beauty and the Beast. Performed by the Pilgrim Festival Singers, a select vocal ensemble of Pilgrim Festival Chorus, conducted by Co-Artistic Director William B. Richter and accompanied by Co-Artistic Director Elizabeth Chapman Reilly on piano. Tickets: $15. Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 1/2 Court St, Plymouth MA 02360 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society [CT]: Summer Sing: Elijah (selections). Led by Steve Bruce (Con Brio Choral Society). Informal single-evening opportunities to sing great choral music, co-sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society. Just come and enjoy singing! Registration opens at 7 pm. Cost: $10 ($5 students), includes a score to borrow for the evening, but please bring your own score if you have one. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook CT 06475 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus [MA]: Summer Sing: Brahms Requiem. Come and sing through some of the great choral repertoire on three Tuesdays in June and July. Cost is $10, or $25 for all three. We provide music, conductor, accompanist, some soloists and some PVS orchestra members, and air conditioning. Most Holy Redeemer Church, 120 Russell Street, Hadley MA 01035

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Fauré Requiem. Conducted by Kevin Leong. “Sings” include accomplished soloists and expert piano accompaniment. Bring your own score or borrow one from us! General Admission: $10.00; $9.00 for Seniors; $5 Student Rush with valid high school or fulltime college ID. Discounted admission packages available. Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Road, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 7:30 PM. Greenwich Summer Sings [CT]: Summer Sing: Haydn Creation. An "instant performance" of great choral music. Scores will be provided. Hospitality, refreshments, and fun are all included! No sign-up necessary. Donation is $10 per person. The First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich CT 06870 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores [MA]: Gloriae Dei Cantores Summer Concerts. Sacred choral works by Ēriks Ešenvalds and Arvo Pärt. Pre-concert lectures at 6:45PM. Tickets: $35; $30 for seniors; free for students and 18 & under Church of The Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores [MA]: Gloriae Dei Cantores Summer Concerts. Sacred choral works by Ēriks Ešenvalds and Arvo Pärt. Pre-concert lectures at 6:45PM. Tickets: $35; $30 for seniors; free for students and 18 & under Church of The Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Flowers of the Field. Leoš Jánaček: Říkadla (Nursery Rhymes); Ralph Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi; Matthew LaRocca: Alchemy (Premiere); with short works by Ernest Bloch, Michael Ippolito, Tawnie Olson, and Richard Stoehr. Elizabeth Reid, viola; Paul Orgel, piano. (July 8 program is open rehearsal, admission by donation; July 22 program is slightly different). United Methodist Church, 21 Buell St, Burlington VT 05401

iCal 7:00 PM. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus [MA]: Summer Sing: Carmina Burana. Come and sing through some of the great choral repertoire on three Tuesdays in June and July. Cost is $10, or $25 for all three. We provide music, conductor, accompanist, some soloists and some PVS orchestra members, and air conditioning. Most Holy Redeemer Church, 120 Russell Street, Hadley MA 01035

iCal 7:00 PM. Shir Joy Chorus [MA]: Songs of Gratitude & Resilience. Spring concert. Tickets: $15. Congregation B'nai Shalom, 117 East Main Street, Westborough MA 01581 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Haydn, Lord Nelson Mass. Conducted by Kevin Leong. “Sings” include accomplished soloists and expert piano accompaniment. Bring your own score or borrow one from us! General Admission: $10.00; $9.00 for Seniors; $5 Student Rush with valid high school or fulltime college ID. Discounted admission packages available. Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Road, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 7:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Joint Concert with the Choir of Downing College, Cambridge. Tickets available at the door: $20 adults, $15 seniors, $5 students and limited means. United Methodist Church, 21 Buell St, Burlington VT 05401

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: La Boheme. Semi-staged performance; sung in Italian with English supertitles. Andris Nelsons, conductor; Kristine Opolais, soprano (Mimì); Piotr Beczała, tenor (Rodolfo)+; Susanna Phillips, soprano (Musetta); Franco Vassallo, baritone (Marcello); Davide Luciano, baritone (Schaunard); Luca Pisaroni, bass-baritone (Colline); Paul Plishka, bass (Benoît/Alcindoro); Neal Ferreira, tenor (Parpignol); David Cushing, bass (Customs Sergeant). Music Shed at Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 11:00 AM. Vocal Revolution [MA]: Vocal Revolution A Cappella Festival. Boston's top a cappella groups perform in a free a cappella festival from 11 AM to 3 PM, weather permitting (no rain date). The festival is organized by Vocal Revolution, which will be joined by None of the Above, Bostonality, Common Sound, SIN(G), Downtown Crossing, and others. Singers will perform music in styles ranging from today's pop music to the more traditional songs we sing to our children. The Herter Park Amphitheater has easy parking and open space for a family outing. Bring your lunch and make it a family picnic. Herter Park, 1175 Soldiers Field Rd, Allston MA 02134 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Chichester Psalms. Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Italian; Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1; Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms Music Shed at Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 6:00 PM. Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Celebrating the life of John Oliver. A commemoration of the founder of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, to include performance of Samuel Barber part-songs and other choral music conducted by James Burton, and concluding with all attendees singing "Wie lieblich sind seine Wohnungen" from the Brahms Requiem, led by Bill Cutter. Free admission; RSVP requested by July 1 to tic@bso.org. Seiji Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Lenox MA 01240 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Cambridge Community Chorus [MA]: Summer Sing: Brahms Requiem. Come and join the Cambridge Community Chorus, led by Music Director Pamela Mindell, in an open sing of Johannes Brahms's Ein Deiutsches Requiem. St. Bart's Church, 239 Harvard St., Cambridge MA 02139

iCal 7:00 PM. Nashua Choral Society [NH]: Summer Sings. Summer Sings with the Nashua Choral Society. A fun evening to just sing! Beethoven: Mass in C. Dan Roihl, director. Cost is $10 per sing. Music is provided. First Church - Christ Scientist, 115 Concord Street, Nashua NH 03064

iCal 7:00 PM. The Papal Sistine Chapel Choir [MA]: U.S. National Tour appearance. The 1500-year old Sistine Chapel Choir is the oldest and most respected active choir in the world today. The choir is comprised of 20 professional singers chosen from all around the world. The treble section, known as the Pueri Cantores, is made up of 35 boys aged between 9 and 13. They are known for playing an active part during papal celebrations in St Peter’s Basilica and in the Sistine Chapel itself. With The Cathedral of Saint Joseph Parish Choir and The Saint Anselm College Choir (Manchester, NH). Tickets start at $53.75. Wang Theatre, Boch Center, 270 Tremont St, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Mozart Requiem. Conducted by Anne Watson Born. “Sings” include accomplished soloists and expert piano accompaniment. Bring your own score or borrow one from us! General Admission: $10.00; $9.00 for Seniors; $5 Student Rush with valid high school or fulltime college ID. Discounted admission packages available. Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Road, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 6:00 PM. Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Choral Prelude concert. Ildebrando Pizzetti: Messa di Requiem; G.P. da Palestrina: Sicut cervus; Gioachino Rossini: O Salutaris hostia; Antonio Lotti: Crucifixus (a 8); Giuseppe Verdi: Pater noster. Tanglewood Prelude concerts are open without extra charge to those with tickets to the evening performance. Seiji Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Flowers of the Field. Leoš Jánaček: Říkadla (Nursery Rhymes); Ralph Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi; Matthew LaRocca: Alchemy (Premiere); with short works by Ernest Bloch, Michael Ippolito, Tawnie Olson, and Richard Stoehr. Elizabeth Reid, viola; Paul Orgel, piano. (July 8 program is open rehearsal, admission by donation; July 22 program is slightly different). Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main Street, Montpelier VT 05602

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [NH]: Flowers of the Field. Leoš Jánaček: Říkadla (Nursery Rhymes); Ralph Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi; Matthew LaRocca: Alchemy (Premiere); with short works by Ernest Bloch, Michael Ippolito, Tawnie Olson, and Richard Stoehr. Elizabeth Reid, viola; Paul Orgel, piano. (July 8 program is open rehearsal, admission by donation; July 22 program is slightly different). First Congregational Church of Lebanon, 10 South Park Street, Lebanon NH 03766

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Lord Nelson Mass. Haydn: Missa in angustiis (Lord Nelson Mass); Mozart: Symphony No. 34; Bernstein: Ḥalil, Nocturne for flute and orchestra (Elizabeth Rowe, flute). Hannah Morrison, soprano; Elisabeth Kulman, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Michael Nagy, baritone; Herbert Blomstedt, conductor. Music Shed at Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 4:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Flowers of the Field. Leoš Jánaček: Říkadla (Nursery Rhymes); Ralph Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi; Matthew LaRocca: Alchemy (Premiere); with short works by Ernest Bloch, Michael Ippolito, Tawnie Olson, and Richard Stoehr. Elizabeth Reid, viola; Paul Orgel, piano. (July 8 program is open rehearsal, admission by donation; July 22 program is slightly different). Church on the Hill, Lawrence Hill Road, Weston VT 05161

iCal 7:00 PM. Cantilena ~ a women's chorale [MA]: Open Sing for Treble Voices! Come and sing with Cantilena as we read through a variety of repertoire written exclusively for treble voices! Works include those by J.S. Bach, Gabriel Fauré, Abbie Betinis, Eric Whitacre, Francis McCollin, Amy Beach, Joan Szymko, Imant Raminsh, Ken Seitz, David Brunner, Morten Lauridsen, and Felicia A.B. Sandler. Whether you are a music teacher looking for some programming ideas or someone who loves singing works for treble voices, this event is for you! Singers of all ages are welcome. Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in and get your music. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. A donation of $5.00 is suggested. First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington, 630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington Center, Arlington MA 02476 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Nashua Choral Society [NH]: Summer Sings: Mozart Requiem. A fun evening to just sing! Mozart Requiem, directed by Kevin Leong. Cost is $10 per sing. Music is provided First Church - Christ Scientist, 115 Concord Street, Nashua NH 03064

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Flowers of the Field. Leoš Jánaček: Říkadla (Nursery Rhymes); Ralph Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi; Matthew LaRocca: Alchemy (Premiere); with short works by Ernest Bloch, Michael Ippolito, Tawnie Olson, and Richard Stoehr. Elizabeth Reid, viola; Paul Orgel, piano. (July 8 program is open rehearsal, admission by donation; July 22 program is slightly different). Caledonia Grange #9, Church Street, East Hardwick VT 05836

iCal 8:00 PM. Paul Madore Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Verdi Requiem. Verdi: Manzoni Requiem. Anne Watson Born, Guest Conductor. With volunteer orchestra and soloists. Choral scores are available if you have not brought your own. Admission (Donation): $10 adults, $8 seniors 60 and over, $8 students. Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem MA 01970 (View flier)

iCal 8:30 PM. Chanticleer [NH]: Chanticleer: An Orchestra of Voices! The San Francisco-based ensemble consists of twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass. Presented in partnership with Great Waters Music Festival. Tickets:L $40 general admission. Plymouth Congregational Church, 4 Post Office Square, Plymouth NH 03264 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus [MA]: Summer Sing: Verdi Requiem. Come and sing through some of the great choral repertoire on three Tuesdays in June and July. Cost is $10, or $25 for all three. We provide music, conductor, accompanist, some soloists and some PVS orchestra members, and air conditioning. Most Holy Redeemer Church, 120 Russell Street, Hadley MA 01035

iCal 7:30 PM. Chanticleer [NH]: Chanticleer: An Orchestra of Voices! The San Francisco-based ensemble consists of twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass. Presented in partnership with Great Waters Music Festival. Tickets:L $40 general admission. Saint Katharine Drexel Church, 40 Hidden Springs Road, Alton NH 03809 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Poulenc Gloria. Conducted by Anne Watson Born. “Sings” include accomplished soloists and expert piano accompaniment. Bring your own score or borrow one from us! General Admission: $10.00; $9.00 for Seniors; $5 Student Rush with valid high school or fulltime college ID. Discounted admission packages available. Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Road, Lexington MA 02421

iCal 7:30 PM. Greenwich Summer Sings [CT]: Summer Sing: An Evening with Gilbert and Sullivan. Eric Peterson, conductor; Dorothy Kolinsky, accompanist. An "instant performance" of great choral music. Scores will be provided. Hospitality, refreshments, and fun are all included! No sign-up necessary. Donation is $10 per person. The First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich CT 06870 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Mount Desert Summer Chorale [ME]: Summer Chorale Gala. A lighthearted concert featuring favorite choruses from past MDSC concerts and songs and arias performed by our resident artists. MDSC Conductor Emeritus George Emlen makes a special guest appearance. St. Mary's By-The-Sea, 35 S Shore Rd, Northeast Harbor ME 04662

iCal 3:00 PM. Litchfield County Choral Union [CT]: Faure and Durufle. Gabriel Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48; Maurice Duruflé: Requiem, Op. 9. Alexandra Whitfield, soprano; Allison Messier, mezzo-soprano; Gregory Zavracky, tenor; David Tinervia, baritone; David Enlow, organ. Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, 17 Stoeckel Road, Norfolk CT 06058

iCal 7:30 PM. Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society [CT]: Summer Sing: Gilbert & Sullivan. Led by John Dreslin (Connecticut Gilbert & Sullivan Society). Informal single-evening opportunities to sing great choral music, co-sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society. Just come and enjoy singing! Registration opens at 7 pm. Cost: $10 ($5 students), includes a score to borrow for the evening, but please bring your own score if you have one. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook CT 06475 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Paul Madore Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Mozart and Fauré. Mozart: Requiem; Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine. Priscilla French, Guest conductor. With volunteer orchestra and soloists. Choral scores are available if you have not brought your own. Admission (Donation): $10 adults, $8 seniors 60 and over, $8 students. Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem MA 01970 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. One City Choir [MA]: Verdi Requiem. Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem. Christopher Wilkins, conductor. (Rain date: August 2). Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, 47 David G Mugar Way, Boston MA 02108

iCal 7:30 PM. NH Music Festival [NH]: A Tribute: Bernstein at 100. Leonard Bernstein: Mass (Janet Poisson, soprano; Kaitlin Donovan, soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor); Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs; On the Waterfront Suite; Candide Overture. Silver Center for the Arts, Hanaway Theatre, 114 Main St, Plymouth NH 03264

iCal 7:30 PM. Mount Desert Summer Chorale [ME]: Elijah. Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah. Gordon Hawkins, baritone (Elijah). St. Saviour's Church, 41 Mt Desert Street, Bar Harbor ME 04609

iCal 8:00 PM. Harvard Summer Chorus [MA]: Orff and Dove. Carl Orff: Carmina Burana; Jonathan Dove: Arion and the Dolphin (North American première). With the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, Artistic Director. Free admission for the Aug. 3 performance; the Aug. 5 performance is part of the Monadnock Music Festival. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 4:00 PM. CONCORA [CT]: Summer Festival - Wonderful Town! A Bernstein Centenary. Excerpts from Leonard Bernstein's Mass, and arrangements Wonderful Town, West Side Story, Peter Pan, and Candide. Bethany Covenant Church, 785 Mill Street, Berlin CT 06037 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Mount Desert Summer Chorale [ME]: Elijah. Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah. Gordon Hawkins, baritone (Elijah). St. Saviour's Church, 41 Mt Desert Street, Bar Harbor ME 04609

iCal 7:30 PM. NH Music Festival [NH]: A Tribute: Bernstein at 100. Leonard Bernstein: Mass (Janet Poisson, soprano; Kaitlin Donovan, soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor); Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs; On the Waterfront Suite; Candide Overture. Kingswood Arts Center, 21 McManus Road, Wolfeboro NH 03894

iCal 3:00 PM. Harvard Summer Chorus [NH]: Orff and Dove. Carl Orff: Carmina Burana; Jonathan Dove: Arion and the Dolphin (North American première). With the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, Artistic Director. Free admission for the Aug. 3 performance; the Aug. 5 performance is part of the Monadnock Music Festival. Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street, Peterborough NH 03458

iCal 7:00 PM. Cambridge Community Chorus [MA]: Summer Sing: Schubert Mass in G. Come and join the Cambridge Community Chorus, led by Music Director Pamela Mindell, in an open sing of Franz Schubert's Mass in G Major. St. Bart's Church, 239 Harvard St., Cambridge MA 02139

iCal 7:00 PM. Nashua Choral Society [NH]: Summer Sings: Brahms Requiem. A fun evening to just sing! Johannes Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, directed by Anne Watson Born. Cost is $10 per sing. Music is provided First Church - Christ Scientist, 115 Concord Street, Nashua NH 03064

iCal 7:30 PM. Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society [CT]: Summer Sing: Vivaldi Gloria. Led by Melanie Cometa (The Shoreline Chorale). Informal single-evening opportunities to sing great choral music, co-sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society. Just come and enjoy singing! Registration opens at 7 pm. Cost: $10 ($5 students), includes a score to borrow for the evening, but please bring your own score if you have one. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook CT 06475 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: Summer Sing: Brahms. Johannes Brahms: Schicksalslied, Nänie. Led by Jamie Kirsch. Rehearse a great work of choral literature, have a little snack, and then we take it from the top. Doors open at 7:00. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 8:00 PM. Paul Madore Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Messiah. Handel: Messiah (selections). Lianne Goodwin, Guest conductor. With volunteer orchestra and soloists. Choral scores are available if you have not brought your own. Admission (Donation): $10 adults, $8 seniors 60 and over, $8 students. Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem MA 01970 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Music on the Hill [CT]: Summer Sing. No advance registration required; scores provided; donations welcome! Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road, Wilton CT 06897

iCal 7:30 PM. Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society [CT]: Summer Sing: Mozart Coronation Mass. Led by Ehren Brown (The Vernon Chorale). Informal single-evening opportunities to sing great choral music, co-sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society. Just come and enjoy singing! Registration opens at 7 pm. Cost: $10 ($5 students), includes a score to borrow for the evening, but please bring your own score if you have one. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook CT 06475 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: Summer Sing: Mozart Requiem. Led by Jamie Kirsch. Rehearse a great work of choral literature, have a little snack, and then we take it from the top. Doors open at 7:00. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 8:00 PM. Paul Madore Chorale [MA]: Summer Sing: Elijah. Mendelssohn: Elijah (selections). Danica Buckley, Guest conductor. With volunteer orchestra and soloists. Choral scores are available if you have not brought your own. Admission (Donation): $10 adults, $8 seniors 60 and over, $8 students. Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem MA 01970 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Music on the Hill [CT]: Summer Sing. No advance registration required; scores provided; donations welcome! Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road, Wilton CT 06897

iCal 7:00 PM. Junior Providence Singers [RI]: "In Concert" - Summer Program finale. Stephen Schwartz: Magic To Do” from Pippin; Frode Fjellheim: Eatnemen Vuelie (Song of the Earth); Victor C. Johnson: Stars I Shall Find; Stephen Hatfield (arr.): Dubula (Xhosa folk song); Tim Minchin: “When I Grow Up” from Matilda the Musical; and more. Sung by participants in the JPS summer program. The Carter Center, The Rhode Island Philharmonic and Music School, 667 Waterman Avenue, East Providence RI 02914

iCal 7:30 PM. Woods Hole Cantata Consort [MA]: Summer concert: Schubert, Gjeilo, more. Franz Schubert: Psalm 92 (Phil Lima, baritone); Mass in G; Ola Gjielo: The Ground; an arrangement of “How Can I Keep From Singing”; solo movements from two Bach cantatas (Phil Lima, baritone; Joan Kirchner, soprano); Ennio Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboe. Church of the Messiah, 22 Church St, Woods Hole MA 02543

iCal 4:00 PM. Woods Hole Cantata Consort [MA]: Summer concert: Schubert, Gjeilo, more. Franz Schubert: Psalm 92 (Phil Lima, baritone); Mass in G; Ola Gjielo: The Ground; an arrangement of “How Can I Keep From Singing”; solo movements from two Bach cantatas (Phil Lima, baritone; Joan Kirchner, soprano); Ennio Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboe. Church of the Messiah, 22 Church St, Woods Hole MA 02543

iCal 7:30 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: Summer Sing: Carmina Burana. Carl Orff's Carmina Burana, led by guest conductor Ethan Lobenstine. Rehearse a great work of choral literature, have a little snack, and then we take it from the top. Doors open at 7:00. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 7:00 PM. Music on the Hill [CT]: Summer Sing. No advance registration required; scores provided; donations welcome! Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road, Wilton CT 06897

iCal 5:00 PM. Monadnock Chorus [NH]: Summer Sing. Open to anyone interested in singing with us, even if just for the evening. Dr. Matthew Leese will be directing. Program is 5–8:30 PM (registration at 4:30 PM). All ages welcome! Francestown Meeting House, 1 New Boston Rd, Francestown NH 03043

iCal 7:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores [MA]: Pärt’s Passio. Arvo Pärt: Passio With guest soloists and instrumentalists. Pre-concert lectures at 6:45PM. Tickets:$35; $30 for seniors; free for students and 18 & under Church of The Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Mahler Symphony No. 3. Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Music Shed at Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 7:30 PM. Gloriae Dei Cantores [MA]: Pärt’s Passio. Arvo Pärt: Passio With guest soloists and instrumentalists. Pre-concert lectures at 6:45PM. Tickets:$35; $30 for seniors; free for students and 18 & under Church of The Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr., Orleans MA 02653

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood. Music Shed at Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 2:00 PM. Upper Valley Singers [NH]: Louis Vierne Messe Solennelle and works by Rheinberger, Brahms, Biebl and others. Louis Vierne: Messe Solennelle; Josef Rheinberger: Abendlied; Johannes Brahms: Geistliches Lied; Stephen Paulus: Hymn To the Eternal Flame; Franz Biebl: Ave Maria; Karl Jenkins: Locus Iste. The Upper Valley Singers, with directors Hal Sheeler and Henry Danaher, come together each summer from around the Upper Valley (NH/VT) to perform in Mary Keane Chapel which, with its outstanding pipe organ and its visual and acoustical beauty, is itself an important part of the performance. Admission is by donation ($15–20 suggested), which will help support the preservation of Mary Keane Chapel. Mary Keane Chapel, Nh Route 4a At The Shaker Museum, Enfield NH 03748 (View flier)

iCal 2:30 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Beethoven's Ninth. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9. Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Joseph Kaiser, tenor; Thomas Hampson, baritone; Christoph Eschenbach, conductor. Music Shed at Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Lenox MA 01240

iCal 7:00 PM. Newburyport Choral Society [MA]: Summer Sing: Bach B Minor Mass (excerpts). Conducted by NCS Music Director, Dr. George Case. Join your voice with NCS or simply enjoy the music. With professional soloists and NCS piano accompanist Dr. Kirsten Helgeland. Refreshments following the performance. Bring your score if you have one; a limited number will be available for the evening at no cost. Free admission, open to all. Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 7 Harris Street, Newburyport MA 01950

iCal 7:00 PM. Music on the Hill [CT]: Summer Sing. No advance registration required; scores provided; donations welcome! Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road, Wilton CT 06897

iCal 7:30 PM. Greenwich Summer Sings [CT]: Summer Sing: Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio. Jack A. Pott, conductor; Craig Scott Symons, accompanist. An "instant performance" of great choral music. Scores will be provided. Hospitality, refreshments, and fun are all included! No sign-up necessary. Donation is $10 per person. The First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich CT 06870 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Vermont Sings for Peace XI. With performance by the Harwood Union High School Honors Choir (Duxbury), the Slate Valley Singers (Poultney), and the Vermont Concert Artists (Sharon), all raising their voices for peace and justice. Admission is free, but donation will be collected for Kids4Peace Vermont, a remarkable interfaith movement dedicated to bringing together children from across political, racial, and ethnic lines. The Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel, Saint Michael’s College, Colchester VT 05439

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Bach and Harbison. J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 140, "Sleepers, awake"; John Harbison: Sacred Trilogy ("The Flight Into Egypt", "But Mary Stood", "The Supper at Emmaus"), presented in honor of the composer's 80th birthday. The three cantatas that form Harbison's Trilogy were all commissioned by Cantata Singers, but have never before been heard together in one concert. Composer John Harbison and composer and writer Robert Kirzinger will give a pre-concert talk, free to all ticketholders, at 7pm in Williams Hall. Following the performance, all are invited to attend a free post-concert reception. Single Tickets: $25-$75; Choral Arts New England get 20% discount with code CANE1819. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: A Renaissance Christmas. Motets by Heinrich Schütz, Michael Praetorius, Tomás Luis de Victoria, and Orlande de Lassus for eighteen singers and chamber ensemble. Following the performance, all are invited to attend a free post-concert reception. Single Tickets: $25-$75; 20% discount with code CANE1819. First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: A Renaissance Christmas. Motets by Heinrich Schütz, Michael Praetorius, Tomás Luis de Victoria, and Orlande de Lassus for eighteen singers and chamber ensemble. Following the performance, all are invited to attend a free post-concert reception. Single Tickets: $25-$75; 20% discount with code CANE1819. First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Christmas with Counterpoint and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Classic Christmas carols arranged by Robert De Cormier, seasonal works for choir and brass, a new setting by Travis M. Ramsey of Nancy Tillman’s children’s book On the Night You Were Born, and a world premiere by composer Erik Nielsen. The Warren United Church, Warren VT 05674

iCal 7:30 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Christmas with Counterpoint and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Classic Christmas carols arranged by Robert De Cormier, seasonal works for choir and brass, a new setting by Travis M. Ramsey of Nancy Tillman’s children’s book On the Night You Were Born, and a world premiere by composer Erik Nielsen. United Church of Newport, 63 Third St, Newport VT 05855

iCal 5:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Christmas with Counterpoint and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Classic Christmas carols arranged by Robert De Cormier, seasonal works for choir and brass, a new setting by Travis M. Ramsey of Nancy Tillman’s children’s book On the Night You Were Born, and a world premiere by composer Erik Nielsen. The White Church, 55 Main St, Grafton VT 05146

iCal 4:00 PM. Counterpoint [VT]: Christmas with Counterpoint and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Classic Christmas carols arranged by Robert De Cormier, seasonal works for choir and brass, a new setting by Travis M. Ramsey of Nancy Tillman’s children’s book On the Night You Were Born, and a world premiere by composer Erik Nielsen. First Congregational Church, 3624 Main St, Manchester VT 05254

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