Albany Pro Musica

Our 36th Anniversary Season

2016-2017

This season we celebrate APM’s 36th anniversary and our second year as the chorus-in-residence at the beautiful Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

Please join us as we celebrate Albany Pro Musica’s 36 years of choral excellence, Maestro Griggs-Janower’s extraordinary legacy and Maestro Flores-Caraballo’s exciting vision for the future.

Subscription Concerts

2016 – 2017 Season

SUBSCRIBE TO ALBANY PRO MUSICA’S 2016-2017 SEASON!

Reserve the best seats in the house and save up to 20% – purchase a subscription* to all 4 core concerts at a special price. For more information or to subscribe, call the box office at 518-273-0038.

 

10.30.2016 | HARVEST HOME (MOSTLY A CAPPELLA) William Shakespeare described autumn as “that time of year thou mayst in me behold.” The beauty of the season will fill the hall as the fine voices of Albany Pro Musica sing mostly a cappella selections that warm the heart.
TROY SAVINGS BANK MUSIC HALL | SUN. 3:00PM

12.11.2016 | THE MANY MOODS OF CHRISTMAS Start a family tradition! This year’s program features Gustav Holst’s beautiful “choral fantasy on old carols” and Robert Shaw’s exhilarating collection, “The Many Moods of Christmas.” Sing along with the voices of Albany Pro Musica in festive arrangements of favorite carols — accompanied by the Orchestra Pro Musica.
TROY SAVINGS BANK MUSIC HALL | SUN. 3:00PM

2.26.2017 | WINDS OF LOVE Brass and Voice, featuring the Canadian Brass and Albany Pro Musica
Don’t miss this unique collaboration as brass and voices unite! The Canadian Brass, the world’s most famous brass group, combines with the voices of APM in a delightful and unique way. Dominick Argento’s work for voices and percussion, “I Hate and I Love,” sets the tone for a program that exalts the ideals of love. The grand finale features the breathtaking “Canite Tuba” by Donald Mccullough.
TROY SAVINGS BANK MUSIC HALL | SUN. 3:00PM

5.06.2017 | THE ARMED MAN — A MASS FOR PEACE The Orchestra Pro Musica joins APM in a stirring performance of Karl Jenkins’ mass for peace. “The Armed Man” outlines the growing menace of war, interspersed with moments of reflection, and ends with the hope for peace. The concert will be preceded by a capital region-wide series of art exhibitions, lectures and other events as our community joins APM in their cry for peace.
EMPAC | SAT. 7:30PM

*APM reserves the right to re-assign subscribed seats to best accommodate the configuration of the stage, as needed.

NON-SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS:

7.20,22,23.2016 | SPAC 50TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW YORK CITY BALLET:

Albany Pro Musica’s select Women’s Chorus sings Felix Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream as George Balanchine’s iconic story ballet returns after originally danced at SPAC’s opening night performance in 1966.
SPAC | WED. 8:00PM, FRI. 8:00PM, SAT 2:00PM

More information: http://www.spac.org/events/dance

8.03.2016 | SPAC 50TH ANNIVERSARY OPENING NIGHT WITH PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA:

The Albany Pro Musica Masterworks Chorus and the Morgan State University Choir join one of the preeminent orchestras of the world, The Philadelphia Orchestra, for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Hannibal’s One Land, One River, One People.
SPAC | WED. 8:00PM

More information: http://www.spac.org/events/2016/08/03/philadelphia-orchestra

9.18.2016 | MUSIC IN THE BARN

Come and take in the beauty of the sights and sounds while APM sings in the Wemp Dutch Barn in Feura Bush, NY. Following the short concert, relax with APM friends & family while enjoying a glass of wine and dinner al fresco.
JAN WEMP BARN | SUN. 3:30PM

Contact Jessica Moran at jessica@albanypromusica.org for more information

10.15.2016 | ROSCOE: AN AMERICAN GRAND OPERA OPERA BY EVAN MACK

APM will join the Albany Symphony Orchestra for this new American opera based on the acclaimed novel by William Kennedy. Roscoe Conway, after years as the motor of Albany’s political machine, longs to retire. But just when he thought he was out, things pull him back in. Featuring the radiant voice of opera superstar Deborah Voigt!
PALACE THEATRE | SAT. 7:30PM

More information: http://www.albanysymphony.com/upcomingconcerts/2016/3/3/roscoe-an-american-grand-opera

1.22.2017 | HIGH SCHOOL CHORAL FESTIVAL

Hearts will pound as gifted student musicians join Albany Pro Musica onstage for a transforming experience: the chance to sing and play with the region’s premier chorus at a nationally renowned concert hall. Choirs from local high schools will all perform individually, followed by a grand finale – 260 voices and instrumentalists under the baton of APM Artistic Director José Daniel Flores-Caraballo.
TROY SAVINGS BANK MUSIC HALL| SUN. 5:00PM

4.08.2017 | BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9

The Albany Pro Musica Masterworks Chorus will join the Albany Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.
PALACE THEATRE | SAT. 7:30PM

More information: http://www.albanysymphony.com/upcomingconcerts/2017/4/8/beethovens-ninth

 

 


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