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iCal 7:30 PM. Renaissance Men [MA]: RenMen 1965. A retrospective concert contrasting 1965 with the present day. The first set is traditional choral music for men's voices written in 1965, including rarely-heard drinking songs by Franz Biebl, Lennox Berkeley's chilling Three Songs for Four Men's Voices, and Estonian folk-songs by Veljo Tormis. The final set is pop hits from 1965, from American folk-rock to the British Invasion (with RenMen's signature in-house band). Includes Charles Stacy III: Five Clippings in 1965 (world premiere; musical settings of articles and advertisements published by the Boston Globe in 1965, addressing topics from the assassination of Malcolm X to the Vietnam War). St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 15 St Paul St, Brookline MA 02446

iCal 3:00 PM. Renaissance Men [MA]: RenMen 1965. A retrospective concert contrasting 1965 with the present day. The first set is traditional choral music for men's voices written in 1965, including rarely-heard drinking songs by Franz Biebl, Lennox Berkeley's chilling Three Songs for Four Men's Voices, and Estonian folk-songs by Veljo Tormis. The final set is pop hits from 1965, from American folk-rock to the British Invasion (with RenMen's signature in-house band). Includes Charles Stacy III: Five Clippings in 1965 (world premiere; musical settings of articles and advertisements published by the Boston Globe in 1965, addressing topics from the assassination of Malcolm X to the Vietnam War). Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 7:30 PM. Renaissance Men [MA]: Renmen Laments (featuring Daniel Gawthrup). Daniel Gawthrop: The Promises of Isaiah the Prophet (world premiere); Thomas Tallis: Lamentations of Jeremiah; Darius Milhaud: Psaume 121; Patricia Van Ness: Psalm 3; Pablo Casal: O Vos Omnes. Featuring a special post-concert talkback with Daniel Gawthrup. Tickets $22.50 general, $13.50 senior; $8.50 student, plus service fee. Gordon Chapel at Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Renaissance Men [MA]: Renmen Laments (featuring Daniel Gawthrup). Daniel Gawthrop: The Promises of Isaiah the Prophet (world premiere); Thomas Tallis: Lamentations of Jeremiah; Darius Milhaud: Psaume 121; Patricia Van Ness: Psalm 3; Pablo Casal: O Vos Omnes. Featuring a special post-concert talkback with Daniel Gawthrup. Tickets $22.50 general, $13.50 senior; $8.50 student, plus service fee. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline MA 02446 (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. With The Fellas, Boston City Singers young men’s ensemble. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 838 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02139 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 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. With The Fellas, Boston City Singers young men’s ensemble. Old South Church, 645 Boylston St, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 1:30 PM. Renaissance Men [MA]: RenMen 1965. Music written in the year 1965 (a cappella classical works and pop tunes with live instruments); and a new work by 17-year-old Charles Stacy III using texts from the Boston Globe in 1965. Tickets include Museum admission: adults $27, seniors $24, members $17, students and children 7–17 $12 (children under 7 not admitted). Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Calderwood Hall, 25 Evans Way, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Renaissance Men [MA]: A Very RenMen Christmas: Annual Concert and Gala. St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 15 St Paul St, Brookline MA 02446

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 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


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