Baroque Gems

Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 3pm
Church of the Covenant

J.S. Bach: Jesu, Meine Freude, BWV 227
Isabella Leonarda: Motets
Jan Dismas Zelenka: Dixit Dominus
Anna Bon: Offertorium, Ardete amore

Special Guests: La Donna Musicale,
Laury Gutiérrez Artistic Director

The season finale brings to light Baroque-era gems, both timeless and rare. Hear one of J.S. Bach’s most beautifully faceted masterworks alongside newly unearthed jewels by his contemporaries. Be mesmerized by the intricate polyphony of prolific composer Isabella Leonarda, discover the harmonic inventiveness of Czech composer Jan Dismas Zelenka’s Dixit Dominus (in a new modern edition by former Coro Allegro member Michael Driscoll), and enjoy the expressive and elegant offertory from "la virtuosa di Venezia" Anna Bon.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Please join Artistic Director David Hodgkins and La Donna Musicale Artistic Director Laury Gutiérrez for an evening of insight, exploration, and conversation, and gain an insider's view of the upcoming Baroque Gems concert.

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About Coro Allegro

Coro Allegro, Boston's acclaimed classical chorus for members, friends, and allies of the LGBT community, seeks to affirm, strengthen, and enrich the lives of its members and the broader community through the presentation of outstanding performances of choral music.

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