2014-2015 Season

Join Coro Allegro for its new season of compelling repertoire from Brahms, Handel, and Poulenc to new works by emerging American composers!

American Visions
Sunday, November 9, 3 pm • New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
A musical celebration of legendary choral conductor Lorna Cooke deVaron showcasing works by pioneering and contemporary American voices, from Copland’s lyrical folk settings to new soundscapes from emerging American composers, with a world premiere by deVaron’s son Alexander.

Aaron Copland: The Boatmen's Dance
Aaron Copland: At the River
Aaron Copland: Simple Gifts
Aaron Copland: Promise of Living
Irving Fine: The Hour-Glass
Alexander deVaron: Songs For a Waxing Moon

Lenten Meditations
Sunday, March 15, 3 pm • Church of the Covenant
Spiritual themes of anguish, repentance, and forgiveness resonate in these moving choral works. In the midst of Lent, hear Dubois’ passionate oratorio along with music of Poulenc and Brahms.

Théodore Dubois: The Seven Last Words of Christ
Francis Poulenc: Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence
Johannes Brahms: Marienlieder

Infinite Majesty
Sunday, May 17, 3 pm • Church of the Covenant
Experience radiant works by two innovative composers with distinctive paths to the sacred: Arvo Pärt’s serene and ethereal musical panorama paired with Handel’s virtuosic and ceremonious masterpiece.

Arvo Pärt: Te Deum
George Frideric Handel: Dixit Dominus