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CARDUUS CONCERTS 2019-2020

UPCOMING

First Mondays at Jordan Hall: Brahms

12/2, 7:30pm | NEC's Jordan Hall

We return to Jordan Hall for another collaboration with NEC's ever popular First Monday series! Program to be announced.

Free Admission

"A Rose Without Why": Music for Christmas

12/21, 8pm | Location TBA

Carduus' ever popular Christmas concert returns! More news as the date draws near,

PREVIOUS

"Rituals of Desire": Carduus' Opening Season Concert

10/19, 8pm | Brookline's Church of Our Saviour

Season opener featuring music by Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, Josquin, Brahms, Daniel-Lesur, and more!

 

NEC's 29th annual Composer Celebration Series concert

10/13, 3pm | NEC's Jordan Hall
Carduus features as guest artists at NEC Prep's concert series! We will present the unparalleled genius of Clara Schumann through 3 choruses.

NEC's Tuesday Night New Music series

9/24/19, 7:30pm | NEC's Jordan Hall

Tyler Bouque's Canto XIII gets its Jordan Hall debut! Audience members at our spring concert would remember what a powerful piece it was!

"In tenebris mortis": Spring Concert

4/7/19, 8PM | Church of the Covenant (67 Newbury Street, Boston, MA, 02116)

Carduus' final performance of the 2018-2019 season centers around themes of hope and despair. Join us at 8PM on Sunday, April 7th, at Boston's Church of the Covenant, for music by Palestrina, Moody, Buchenberg, and premiers by Jacob Hiser, Tyler Bouque, and Bernie Zelitch, as well as arrangements of traditional Georgian and Estonian liturgical music.

"Revecy venir du Printans!": Madrigals to Welcome the Spring!

3/31/19, 2PM | Taylor House (50 Burroughs Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130)

Join Carduus, in collaboration with the chamber choir Vox Lucens, for an intimate program of Madrigals at the Taylor House in Jamaica Plain! Carduus and Vox Lucens perform secular songs from across Europe, of several periods and genres.

"A rose without why": Music for Christmas

12/16/18 | 8PM, Saint Paul Parish

29 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge MA

Music by Praetorius, Pinkham, anonymous carols, and more!

 

"Who We Are": Season Opener

10/21/18, 8PM | First Church Jamaica Plain Parish Hall

This program - our first as a non-student ensemble - is about our journey as an ensemble until this point, and a reflection on who we are today. We've grown so much since we began singing together, and we've gone through some significant changes in the recent months in particular - not least of which is our name change, from "Carr Consort" to "Carduus". This has prompted us to look back on where we came from, and consider who we are now. And we hope this program will do that for our audience, as well. The central themes of the concert are journeying, love, and identity; we will present works by Isaac, Morley and Josquin, but also by Ligeti, Druckman, and Blumfield, about the journeys we take to discover who we are.