Celebrate with Coro Allegro!
Summer Twilight Soiree
Friday, June 14, 2019
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Jamaica Plain, MA
Join Coro Allegro for a summer evening of music, dance, delicious small bites, and summery libations. Come help us celebrate winning the 2019 Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, as we look forward to another fabulous season of music and community.
Note: Tickets are no longer available online. Contact the Events Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 617-236-4011 to inquire if additional tickets can be reserved to be held at the door. Learn More.
2019-2020 Season Preview
Join us for a season of adventurous programming, inspiring stories, and music that sings with pride! Learn more.
WE WILL NOT BE ERASED:
A Veteran's Day Concert Honoring the Service of All
Sunday, November 10, 2019 3pm
Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight
What do you think I fought for at Omaha Beach?
Armistice 1918 (Everyone Sang)
SHOFAR: IN MEMORIAM
Sunday, March 8, 2020 3pm
New England Classical Singers
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Five Mystical Songs
Nänie, Opus 82
In memory of Robert Stern, Sanford Sylvan, and Don Wilkinson
LETTERS TO OUR CHILDREN,
LETTERS TO OUR YOUTH
Sunday, May 17, 2020 3pm
A world premiere featuring letters by Mimi Lemay, advocate for transgender children, to their son Jacob, and Sam Brinton, advocate for LGBTQ+ youth and banning conversion therapy, to their younger self
When Music Sounds
We are proud and thrilled to announce that Coro Allegro has been named a recipient of the 2019 Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming! The award recognizes Coro Allegro's commitment to fostering and promoting new music, and our 2017-2018 season, which celebrated David Hodgkins’ 25th anniversary as Artistic Director with four premieres and commissions by American composers. Read more at the Coro Blog about our award-winning season.
This spring, members of Coro Allegro, Boston's LGBTQ+ and allied classical chorus, will particpate in the annual Walk for Music and the Arts. Help us meet our goal and support our efforts to bring exciting repertoire and vibrant music making to diverse Boston communities. Sponsor a singer or the whole chorus with a contribution of any size. Learn More.
Learn more about our Community Partner:
The LGBT Asylum Task Force
Coro Allegro is proud to announce that the LGBT Asylum Task Force has agreed to be our Community Partner for the Rachmaninoff/Liturgy concert. Please join us in supporting their work helping LGBTQ asylum seekers from places like Chechnya seek safety and build new lives.
Coro Allegro is proud to join the
EBT Card to Culture Program
Coro Allegro is proud to be a member of the EBT Card to Culture Program. EBT cardholders are eligible for $5 tickets to any concert in the 2018-2019 season! This discount applies for up to 4 tickets per card, per concert. For online sales, please enter the discount code “COROEBT” in your shopping cart, then please provide the first six digits of the EBT Card number in the “Comments” section at checkout. You may also place your order by phone by calling 617-236-4011. Discounted tickets will also be available at the door the day of the concert. Coro Allegro does not process EBT, so payment must be provided at time of sale. This discount program is being offered in collaboration with the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services' Department of Transitional Assistance. Learn more at www.mass.gov/ebt-card-to-culture.
Review: "America/We Need to Talk"
"As with Still’s choruses, Onovwerosuoke’s two soloists of separate ethnicities look past their superficial differences, turning toward each other while singing, to suggest their willingness to begin vital dialogue. Indeed, the poem’s thrice-repeated line [We Need to Talk] is the title of the entire piece. While it seems infuriating to have to reiterate these assertions in 2019, we can be thankful that all the accomplished artists in this concert are plainly committed to doing so for as long as necessary. Though Coro Allegro, Heritage Chorale of New Haven, and their directors will likely occupy a political niche for years to come, their high musical standards ensure that general audiences will flock to hear them at least as often for artistic reasons. Long may they prosper!" —Geoffrey, Wieting, The Boston Musical Intelligencer
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!
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.
Coro Allegro is seeking new singers for its 2019-2020 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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