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America/We Need to Talk

Sunday, March 24, 2019 3pm • Sanders Theatre

WILLIAM GRANT STILL, And They Lynched Him on a Tree
FRED ONOVWEROSUOKE, Caprice for piano and orchestra
ONOVWEROSUOKE, A Triptych of American Voices: A Cantata of the People
{World Premiere}

The Heritage Chorale of New Haven,
Jonathan Q. Berryman, Director
Tai Oney, countertenor
Jonas Budris, tenor
Sylvia V. C. Twine, mezzo-soprano  
Ron Williams, narrator

Darryl Hollister, piano

Voices of American composers and poets call for dialogue, justice and affirmation that Black lives matter. Learn More.

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A Dedication...

Coro Allegro is proud to announce that the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) has agreed to accept our dedication of our upcoming concert America/We Need to Talk to the The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and be our Community Partner. We hope you will join us in supporting their work.

Here is a video in which EJI founder Bryan Stevenson lays out with clarity why America needs to talk about race and its role in our history.

We have been practicing silence about our history for a very long time. In this country, we don’t talk about slavery, we don’t talk about lynching, we don’t talk about segregation, we have a hard time talking about race....We react to the effort of trying to talk about it as if that’s the threat. Not our continued silence.


Coro invites you to a Special Evening!

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Friday, February 22, 2019
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Brookline, MA

Boston’s LGBTQ+ and allied classical chorus invites you to enjoy a variety of wines grown on European hills, accompanied by delectable foods from each region. Experience a diversity of tastes while visiting with Coro friends. This is one of Coro’s most popular events for a reason. Contact events@coroallegro.org to see if openings are still available. No tickets will be sold at the door without advance arrangement. Learn More.


Rachmaninoff/Liturgy

Sunday, June 2, 2019 3pm • Church of the Covenant

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF, Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op. 31

Celebrant: Taras Leschishin, baritone 

Rachmaninoff brings a great ritual radiantly to life. Experience this luminous masterwork of limitless invention, based on echoes of ancient chant. Learn More.

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Bonus treat from the

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LISTEN TO TMF'S FEBRUARY TRACK OF THE MONTH
 "Leaving Limerick in the Rain"
Pablo Ortiz's choral setting on a poem by 
RICHARD BLANCO
in honor of the poet's 50th birthday this month!
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Happy 50th birthday, Richard Blanco! Thank you for this outstanding original contribution to the TMF Liberation anthology. 

Listen to the choral setting of "Leaving Limerick in the Rain," by Pablo Ortiz, performed by Coro Allegro, Boston's LGBTQ+ and allied classical chorus, led by Artistic Director David Hodgkins, at its Boston Symphony Hall premiere. 

Click here to listen (and read the verse).


Look for Coro's upcoming album in 2019

In the spring of 2018, Coro Allegro and Artistic Director David Hodgkins were proud to record We Are Here at Futura Productions. The album features Kareem Roustom's Rage Against the tyrant(s) and Eric Banks' Aluta continua: The passion of David Kato Kisule, two works by American composers bearing witness to international human rights. Keep an eye out for the full album in 2019!

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Coro Allegro is Boston's LGBTQ+ and allied classical chorus. Under the baton of Artistic Director David Hodgkins, Coro Allegro is known for award-winning programming, powerful commissions, and critically acclaimed performances and recordings of works by diverse classical and contemporary composers. We are proud to offer a welcoming, affirming and supportive environment for performers and audiences alike.

Experience that pride and community for yourself. Join the Coro Family of friends, allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community as a singer, supporter, or volunteer.

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Coro Allegro is seeking new singers for its 2018-2019 season. Auditions will be held by appointment for all voice parts! Learn more about the process and schedule an audition today!

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