Albany Pro Musica’s 2013-2014 Concert Season
Our annual fundraiser
A fabulous evening of dinner, music and fun as we honor Albany Pro Musica and great choral music in the Capital Region. The Marriott delivers food, libation and service that rise to the occasion, and APM will perform stunning choral selections.
FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014 • 6:00 pm
189 Wolf Road, Albany
DVORAK STABAT MATER
This religious cantata by Czech composer Antonin Dvorak is based on the text of the Stabat Mater, which expresses great loss and grief. A special performance generously made possible by Gerald Herman.
SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014 • 7:30 pm
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
125 Eagle St, Albany, NY
Tickets available at: Albany Symphony Orchestra Box Office
Featuring soloists Maureen O’ Flynn and John Cheek and Orchestra Pro Musica. Led by guest conductor Sara Jobin.
Brahms designed his German Requiem to comfort mourners via humanistic verse from the Lutheran bible, making it a unique choral masterpiece. The Orchestra Pro Musica and internationally renowned soloists Maureen O’Flynn (soprano) and John Cheek (baritone) will join the chorus and guest conductor Sara Jobin. No music lover should miss hearing the Brahms Requiem performed live, especially in the glorious acoustics of Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.
POPS GOES THE CHORUS!
Our singers take the stage with show tunes, old standards and popular songs performed in a room that was built for great sound. This cabaret-style evening showcases APM’s individual and ensemble talents.
FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014 • 7:30 pm
SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014 • 7:30 pm
Shaker Meeting House
Heritage Lane (near Albany Airport), Albany, NY
Table Seats $35 • General $20
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Or call Tickets by Proctors 518.346.6204
PREVIOUSLY PERFORMED THIS SEASON
Music In The Barn
We’re kicking off our 33rd season in a beautiful, tranquil and rustic setting! Relax with APM friends and family while enjoying a glass of wine and dinner in the fields beside the historic Jan Wemp Barn.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2013 • 3:00 pm
Jan Wemp Barn
390 Onesquethaw Creek Road, Feura Bush, NY
A Pro Musica Christmas
Our annual Christmas concerts, featuring guest conductor Ron Bemrich.
Deck the hall with the sound of singing! Benjamin Britten’s delightful Ceremony of Carols, Stephen Paulus’ Christmas Dances and many other songs of the season fill the beautiful and acoustically live sanctuary at Carondelet. Guest conductor Ron Bemrich will lead the chorus, accompanied by harpist Karlinda Caldicott. Start your holiday season on a high note!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2013 • 7:30 pm
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2013 • 3:00 pm
Carondelet Hospitality Center
385 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, NY
David Griggs-Janower Memorial Concert
With Orchestra Pro Musica, APM Masterworks, University At Albany Chamber Singers, University at Albany Chorale, Capital District Youth Chorale, and featuring Albany Symphony Orchestra conductor David Alan Miller.
UPDATE This concert has sold out. Tickets will not be available at the door. We regret that there are no seats left, but we are so grateful for your support, kind words and care for us, and for the Griggs-Janower family. Please know that we’re thankful more than we can say.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2014 • 7:30 pm
Cathedral of All Saints
62 South Swan Street, Albany, NY
High School Choral Festival
With the Empire State Youth Orchestra Repertory Orchestra, David Beck, Director; and APM guest conductor Woodrow Bynum
Listen to the amazing music being created by choral groups at area high schools. Top-quality voices dominate the afternoon when Albany Pro Musica, six high school choirs and the Empire State Youth Orchestra Repertory Orchestra come together onstage at one of the Capital Region’s most highly acclaimed acoustical venues.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014 • 7:30 pm
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
30 Second Street, Troy, NY
Serenade To Music
featuring guest conductor Christine Howlett.
Warm your winter-chilled soul by soaking up rays of choral sunshine! Guest conductor Christine Howlett and chorus perform the music of Ralph Vaughn Williams, Eleanor Daley, Samuel Barber, Eric Whitacre and others. Albany Pro Musica will be joined by the talented Albany High School Choir under the direction of former Pro Musica tenor, Brendan Hoffman.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014 • 7:30 pm
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
21 Hackett Blvd, Albany, NY
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014 • 3:00 pm
Key Hall at Proctors Theatre
432 State Street, Schenectady, NY