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Newton Choral Society Presents 'The Splendor of Bach'
Newton Choral Society ends their season with a rich array of Bach’s choral music being led by Roslindale's David Carrier as the Music Director.
The program includes one of his most ambitious motets, Singet dem Herrn for double chorus, along with Cantata 182, Himmelskönig, sei willkommen, one of Bach’s earliest cantatas featuring an unusual orchestration, with recorder, a single violin, two violas, plus cello and organ.
Lobet dem Herrn, alle Heiden, a motet based on Psalm 117 will be performed by a chamber chorus drawn from NCS singers. Cantata 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, a jubilant and virtuosic soprano cantata, will be performed by Susan Consoli.
Tickets for seniors/students is $21. Also, tickets will be available at the door.
More About Holy Name Parish
The Holy Name Parish is a very popular Catholic church in West Roxbury: it's common to see cars double-parked outside of the parish during services. The church sits in a rotary called the Holy Name Parish, with the Holy Name Parish School right across the road. In addition to their regular services of First Penance and First Communion and mass, this religious community also offers services for Latino residents and has a variety of activities and educational programs for individuals and families. Reverend George Carlson leads the parish. Mass is held daily and on the weekends: Saturday at 4pm and Sunday at 7, 9 and 11am.