THE CONCORD CHORUS, a nonprofit organization founded in 1945, occupies an honored place in the musical life of Concord, Massachusetts and surrounding communities. The 110-voice chorus is a wonderful group of welcoming people who enjoy singing and learning excellent choral repertoire and performing at the highest level. The repertory of the Concord Chorus encompasses choral-orchestral and smaller works from the 16th century to the present. Rehearsals are held Monday evenings in Concord, Massachusetts. Under the leadership of its Music Director, Dr. Kevin Leong, the Concord Chorus invites you to share in a musical experience that will be fun and fulfilling.
Our next open rehearsals will be held in September, 2018. If you love classical choral music, please consider joining us! Tenors and basses are especially welcome. For more information click here.
KEVIN LEONG is in his sixth season as Music Director of the Concord Chorus. He is also Music Director and Conductor of the Masterworks Chorale and is a guest conductor for the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston. He previously served for eight years as Associate Conductor of the Harvard-Radcliffe Choruses at Harvard University, where he directed the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus and co-conducted the Harvard Glee Club, the Radcliffe Choral Society, and the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum.
Dr. Leong’s teaching interests include presenting a wide repertoire to singers and audiences alike. This season’s activities with the Concord Chorus include winter holiday concerts in December and a performance of Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass in May. As a choral clinician, Dr. Leong has worked with high school ensembles from the United States and Canada. His choruses have performed in many venues around the country and abroad. International tours have included the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Australia, and Japan.. See more
Anatomy of a Symphony
April 8, 15, and 22 3 - 5 pm
Morrison Theater at Newbury Court
Join our Music Director, Dr. Kevin Leong, on a guided listening tour of the classical symphony. Using prominent examples by Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, he will explore the structure of symphonies, the various movements they comprise, and the ways composers chose to follow or break formal rules.
$75 general $60 seniors (65+) $30 students (high school and up)
Piano Recital by John Sullivan
John Sullivan, our Assistant Conductor and Accompanist, offers an elegant evening of beautiful works for piano. Further details TBA.
Lord Nelson Mass
Teresa Wakim, soprano Julia Soojin Cavallaro, mezzo-soprano
Charles Blandy, tenor Thomas Jones, baritone
with professional orchestra
Haydn’s dramatic Missa in Augustiis, known also as the Lord Nelson Mass, was composed “in troubled times” as a powerful response to a turbulent world.
Saturday, May 19, 2018 ∙ 8:00 pm
Church of St. Brigid
1981 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington
$30 general ∙ $25 seniors (65+) ∙ $10 students & children